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Heavy Rolls Mills, SYSCO

  • CA BI 90-1047-20479
  • Item
  • 1970s

Item is a photograph of SYSCO heavy rolls mills operations, showing a worker making a visual inspection of the blooming mill shears. At the very bottom of photo, a bloom is visible coming from the shears.

Nova Scotia Information Service

Heavy Rolls Mills, SYSCO

  • CA BI 90-1048-20480
  • Item
  • ca. 1970

Item is a photograph of SYSCO heavy rolls mills operations, showing a temporary suspension in production as workers try to fix the roll line which is jammed by a bloom. In the very centre of photo are blooming mill shears, and in foreground a stockpile of "four by fours."

Nova Scotia Information Service

Heavy Rolls Mills, SYSCO

  • CA BI 90-1049-20481
  • Item
  • ca. 1970

Item is a photograph of SYSCO heavy rolls mills, showing a hot ingot being moved from the soaking pit by crane to a buggy in the blooming mill. The buggy will take the ingot on to the blooming mill rolls.

Nova Scotia Information Service

Heavy Rolls Mills, SYSCO

  • CA BI 90-1050-20482
  • Item
  • ca. 1970

Item is a photograph of the SYSCO heavy rolls mill, showing an ingot being removed from a soaking pit by crane, where it has been "soaked" with heat until a uniformed temperature is reached inside and out. Beyond, the other pits in the blooming mill are visible.

Nova Scotia Information Service

Heavy Rolls Mills, SYSCO

  • 90-1051-20483
  • Item
  • ca. 1970

Item is a photograph of SYSCO heavy rolls mills, showing an ingot being lowered by crane into a soaking pit in the blooming mill. Ingots were "soaked" with heat in the pits until they reached a uniform temperature inside and out.

Nova Scotia Information Service

Heavy Rolls Mills, SYSCO

  • CA BI 90-1052-20484
  • Item
  • ca. 1970

Item is a photograph of SYSCO heavy rolls mills, showing an ingot in close-up that has just been removed from the soaking pit in a blooming mill. In the centre of the ingot, scale formed during the heating process has broken off.

Nova Scotia Information Service

Heavy Rolls Mills, SYSCO

  • CA BI 90-1053-20485
  • Item
  • ca. 1970

Item is a photograph of SYSCO heavy rolls mills, showing a close-up of a hot ingot being removed from a soaking pit in the blooming mill by crane. Ingots were "soaked" with heat in the pits until they reached a uniform temperature inside and out.

Nova Scotia Information Service

Heavy Rolls Mills, SYSCO

  • CA BI 90-1054-20486
  • Item
  • ca. 1970

Item is a photograph of SYSCO heavy rolls mills, showing an ingot being removed by crane from a soaking pit in the blooming mill. It will be transported by buggy to the roll line, centre, operated by the two men in the pulpit, above.

Nova Scotia Information Service

Heavy Rolls Mills, SYSCO

  • CA BI 90-1055-20487
  • Item
  • ca. 1970

Item is a photograph of SYSCO heavy rolls mills, showing an ingot being removed by crane from a soaking pit in the blooming mill. Ingots were "soaked" with heat in the pits until they reached a uniform temperature inside and out.

Nova Scotia Information Service

Heavy Rolls Mills, SYSCO

  • CA BI 90-1056-20488
  • Item
  • ca. 1970

Item is a photograph of SYSCO heavy rolls mills, showing a worker making a visual inspection of an ingot being removed by crane from a soaking pit in the blooming mill. From there, the ingot is taken by buggy to the blooming mill rolls.

Nova Scotia Information Service

Heavy Rolls Mills, SYSCO

  • CA BI 90-1058-20490
  • Item
  • ca. 1970

Item is a photograph of SYSCO heavy rolls mills, showing workings removing scale and irregularities from blooms, a process called "scarfing." Billets are stockpiled in the background in the old stockyard.

Nova Scotia Information Service

Heavy Rolls Mills, SYSCO

  • CA BI 90-1059-20489
  • Item
  • ca. 1970

Item is a photograph of SYSCO heavy rolls mills, showing a worker scarfing an ingot. Scarfing was a process for removing burrs and irregularities or fixing cracks on the surface of a bloom using a torch.

Nova Scotia Information Service

Heavy Rolls Mills, SYSCO

  • CA BI 90-1059-20491
  • Item
  • ca. 1970

Item is a photograph of SYSCO heavy rolls mills, showing workers scarfing ingots, removing scale and irregularities, in the scarfing yard on the west side of the blooming mills rolls. Ingots here are probably axle, bound for Trenton, N.S..

Nova Scotia Information Service

Heavy Rolls Mill, SYSCO

  • CA BI 90-1060-20492
  • Item
  • ca. 1970

Item is a photograph of SYSCO heavy rolls mills, showing roller Gordie MacInnis, left, and an unidentified guide setter rolling tie plate in the rail mill.

Nova Scotia Information Service

Heavy Rolls Mills, SYSCO

  • CA BI 90-1061-20493
  • Item
  • ca. 1970

Item is a photograph of SYSCO heavy rolls mills, showing and unidentified worker watching as a bloom goes through the blooming mill rolls in a shower of sparks.

Nova Scotia Information Service

Heavy Rolls Mills, SYSCO

  • CA BI 90-1062-20494
  • Item
  • ca. 1970

Item is a photograph of SYSCO heavy rolls mills, showing tie plate being rolled in the rail mill; individuals above the rolls are probably a guide setter and a roller.

Nova Scotia Information Service

Heavy Rolls Mills, SYSCO

  • CA BI 90-1063-20495
  • Item
  • ca. 1970

Item is a photograph of SYSCO heavy rolls mills, showing tie plate being rolled in the rail mill. Negative has been reversed in this photo.

Nova Scotia Information Service

Heavy Rolls Mills, SYSCO

  • CA BI 90-1064-20496
  • Item
  • ca. 1970

Item is a photograph of SYSCO heavy rolls mills, showing a bloom coming out of number ten pass on the north side of the rail mill. At left is the roughing table with "grasshopper" gears, which were replaced by hydraulic cables in 1973.

Nova Scotia Information Service

Heavy Rolls Mills, SYSCO

  • CA BI 90-1065-20497
  • Item
  • ca. 1970

Item is a photograph of SYSCO heavy rolls mills, showing a worker stamping heat numbers on billets by hand. The billets are on the billet mill hot bed.

Nova Scotia Information Service

Heavy Rolls Mills, SYSCO

  • CA BI 90-1066-20498
  • Item
  • ca. 1970

Item is a photograph of SYSCO heavy rolls mills, showing an overhead crane stockpiling billets in the small billet yard. The workers would unstrap the slings of billets from the crane.

Nova Scotia Information Service

Heavy Rolls Mills, SYSCO

  • CA BI 90-1067-20499
  • Item
  • ca. 1970

Item is a photograph of SYSCO heavy rolls mills, showing workers stockpiling billets in the small billet yard.

Nova Scotia Information Service

Heavy Rolls Mills, DOSCO

  • CA BI 90-1068-20500
  • Item
  • ca. 1950

Item is a photograph of DOSCO havey rolls mills, showing rails stockpiled in the small billet yard. Note: no one is wearing safety equipment.

Nova Scotia Information Service

Heavy Rolls Mills, SYSCO

  • CA BI 90-1069-20501
  • Item
  • ca. 1970

Item is a photograph of SYSCO heavy rolls mills, showing two workers stockpiling billets with the aid of an overhead crane in the small billet yard.

Nova Scotia Information Service

Heavy Rolls Mills, SYSCO

  • CA BI 90-1070-20502
  • Item
  • ca. 1970

Item is a photograph of SYSCO heavy rolls mills, showing a worker about to unstrap a sling of billets from an overhead crane which is stockpiling products in the small billet yard. Note heat numbers on the ends of the blooms, foreground.

Nova Scotia Information Service

Heavy Rolls Mills, SYSCO

  • CA BI 90-1071-20503
  • Item
  • ca. 1970

Item is a photograph of SYSCO heavy rolls mills, showing workers wrenching rails in the finishing mill. Worker with drill is probably knocking burrs off rail. Note that none of the workers are wearing safety equipment.

Nova Scotia Information Service

Heavy Rolls Mills, SYSCO

  • CA BI 90-1072-20504
  • Item
  • ca. 1970

Item is a photograph of SYSCO heavy rolls mills, showing billets being stockpiled by overhead crane in the small billet yard. They will be checked by an inspector and long billets will be torch cut to the requisite length,

Nova Scotia Information Service

Heavy Rolls Mills, SYSCO

  • CA BI 90-1073-20505
  • Item
  • ca. 1970

Item is a photograph of SYSCO heavy rolls mills, showing a recorder noting heat numbers and types of rails piled in the finishing mill.

Nova Scotia Information Service

Heavy Rolls Mills, SYSCO

  • CA BI 90-1074-20506
  • Item
  • ca. 1970

Item is a photograph of SYSCO heavy rolls mills, showing rails being inspected in the rail finishing mill. Worker with the bar would wrench the rails so the inspector could measure the drill holes to ensure they're accurately spaced.

Nova Scotia Information Service

Heavy Rolls Mills, SYSCO

  • CA BI 90-1075-20507
  • Item
  • ca. 1970

Item is a photograph of SYSCO heavy rolls mills, showing two workers stockpiling billets by crane in the small billet yard.

Nova Scotia Information Service

Heavy Rolls Mills, DOSCO

  • CA BI 90-1088-20520
  • Item
  • 1950s

Item is a photograph of SYSCO heavy rolls mills, showing Beau MacQueen making an adjustment to the flying shears in the billet mill.

Nova Scotia Information Service

Coke Ovens, DOSCO

  • CA BI 90-152-19584
  • Item
  • 1964

Item is a photograph of the coke ovens, showing the conveyor that transported coal to the top of the coal pocket; an interior, close-up shot of the belt line itself.

Abbass, John

Coke Ovens, DOSCO

  • CA BI 90-153-19585
  • Item
  • ca. 1964

Items is a photograph of the coke ovens, showing the interior of the conveyor system where coal is being moved by belt line to the top of the coal pocket; A close-up shot of the interior of the system. Note that rollers beneath belt are visible on either side.

Abbass, John

Coke Ovens, DOSCO

  • CA BI 90-154-19586
  • Item
  • 1960s

Item is a photograph of the coke ovens, showing the interior of the coal wash and blending plant built in the 1960's.

Abbass, John

Coke Ovens, DOSCO

  • CA BI 90-155-19587
  • Item
  • ca. 1960

Item is a photograph of coke oven operations, showing coal moving along the covered conveyor system from the loading level to the blending plant.

Abbass, John

Coke Ovens, DOSCO

  • CA BI 90-160-19592
  • Item
  • 1960s

Item is a photograph of the coke ovens, showing the interior of the new coal wash plant built in the 1960's.

Coke Ovens, DOSCO

  • CA BI 90-161-19593a
  • Item
  • ca. 1950

Item is a photograph of the coke ovens, showing benzol tankers in the foreground, with the new coal wash plant directly behind.

Coke Ovens, DOSCO

  • CA BI 90-162-19594
  • Item
  • ca. 1950

Item is a photograph of the coke ovens under construction, showing the coal pocket with covered conveyor leading to it, over the battery at left. In the foreground, the concrete for the second battery is about to be poured.

Coke Ovens, DOSCO

  • CA BI 90-163-19595
  • Item
  • 1959

Item is a photograph of the coke oven operations, showing the brick benzol plant, left, and coal blending plant, tall building at right.

Coke Ovens, DOSCO

  • CA BI 90-165-19597
  • Item
  • 1964

Item is a photograph of DOSCO coke ovens operations, showing number 5 exhaust stack left, with the coke screening plant behind it. Coke from the screening plant is being loaded directly into waiting cars. At right, part of the coal pocket with conveyor leading to it is visible over the battery ovens.

Abbass, John

Coke Ovens, DOSCO

  • CA BI 90-166-19598
  • Item
  • 1964

Item is a photograph of DOSCO coke ovens operations showing the by-products building, centre, where tar, crude oil, and sulphate of ammonia were produced. At right are tar storage tanks. Platform at left was where tar was off-loaded.

Abbass, John

Coke Ovens, DOSCo

  • CA BI 90-168-19600
  • Item
  • ca. 1960

Item is a photograph of DOSCO coke ovens operations showing coke being pushed out of the ovens of a battery into a waiting hot car.

Abbass, John

Coke Ovens, DOSCO

  • CA BI 90-169-19601
  • Item
  • 1956

Item is a photograph of DOSCO coke ovens, showing a coal chute and pulleys. Location unidentified.

Abbass, John

Coke Ovens, DOSCO

  • CA BI 90-170-19602
  • Item
  • 1964

Item is a photograph of DOSCO coke ovens operations, showing the piping and works inside the tar pumphouse, which was associated with the by-products building where tar, crude oil, and sulphate of ammonia were produced.

Abbass, John

Coke Ovens, DOSCO

  • CA BI 90-171-19603
  • Item
  • 1958

Item is a photograph of DOSCO coke ovens operations showing a view of the whole area, with steam rising from the quenching station, left, the two exhaust stacks with batteries and coal pocket between them, small brick mechanical and electrical stations, and by-products building at right. Lower plant is in the distance at left. Blending and wash plants in background.

Abbass, John

Coke Ovens, DOSCO

  • CA BI 90-172-19604
  • Item
  • 1958

Item is a photograph of DOSCO coke ovens operations, showing, from the right, the large by-product building, smaller electrical and mechanical shops, number two powerhouse, and at the extreme left the quenching station with steam rising from it. Between the two battery exhaust stacks is the coal pocket. Smaller stack is from the boiler house. Coal wash and blending plants are background, right. Coal yard is in foreground.

Abbass, John

Coke Ovens, DOSCO

  • CA BI 90-173-19605
  • Item
  • ca. 1959

Item is a photograph of coke ovens, showing at extreme right: the dark screening plant, conveyor to tall, light coloured blending plant, transfer house, centre, and conveyor leading to the top of the coal pocket-tall structure above batteries at far left. The stacks emit exhaust from the batteries.

Coke Ovens, DOSCO

  • CA BI 90-176-19608
  • Item
  • 1958

Item is a photograph of DOSCO coke ovens operations showing coke being pushed out of the battery to a waiting hot car. From there it is taken to a quenching station to be cooled. Edifice at left is the coal pocket. See also 90-168-19600.

Abbass, John

Coke Ovens, DOSCO

  • CA BI 90-177-19609
  • Item
  • 1959

Item is a photograph of coke ovens, showing the pusher side of number five battery at left, with the coal pocket rising above it, the pusher car by number six battery at right with the crossover main above. The crossover main collected raw gas and brought it to the by-product building.

Abbass, John

Coke Ovens, DOSCO

  • CA BI 90-1777-21209
  • Item
  • 1963

Item is a photograph of DOSCO coke ovens, showing the top of the battery, Gas and tar mains that took those materials to the by-product building are also shown. The coal pocket and conveyor leading to it are in background.

Abbass, John

Coke Ovens, DOSCO

  • CA BI 90-178-19610
  • Item
  • 1959

Item is a photograph of DOSCO coke ovens operations showing the cooling towers at right, where oil was cleaned and put through a separating process before being sent to the benzol plant for additional processing. By-products building is at left.

Abbass, John

Coke Ovens, DOSCO

  • CA BI 90-179-19611
  • Item
  • ca. 1960

Item is a photograph of DOSCO coke ovens, showing a chute dumping its contents onto a conveyor line. Location unidentified, but is most likely from the coke wharf.

Abbass, John

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