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Abbass Studios Ltd. Sydney Steel, Coke Ovens
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Coke Ovens, DOSCO

  • 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

  • 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

  • 90-187-19619
  • Item
  • 1958

Item is a photograph of DOSCO coke ovens, showing the screening plant at left and the blending plant, right. Cape Breton coal was mixed with the highly volatile American coal in the blending plant.

Abbass, John

Coke Ovens, DOSCO

  • 90-509-19941
  • Item
  • 1963

Item is a photograph of DOSCO coke ovens, showing the dismantling of the defunct coal wash plan in the early 1960s.

Abbass, John

Coke Ovens, DOSCO

  • 90-196-19628
  • Item
  • 1965

Item is a photograph of DOSCO coke ovens, showing the demolition of the old coal wash plant near the blast furnace. This was not completely demolished and part of it still remains in the 1990s.

Abbass, John

Coke Ovens, DOSCO

  • 90-205-19637
  • Item
  • ca. 1957

Item is a photograph of DOSCO coke ovens, showing a close-up of the interior of a conveyor ramp under construction. Wooden framework is in place; it lead to the blending plant.

Abbass, John

Coke Ovens, DOSCO

  • 90-206-19638
  • Item
  • ca. 1957

Item is a photograph of DOSCO coke ovens, showing the frameworks of the conveyor, left, leading to the blender, tall structure, right.

Abbass, John

Coke Ovens, DOSCO

  • 90-585-20017
  • Item
  • 1962

Item is a photograph of DOSCO coke ovens, showing the brown bridge, background at left, the screening plant with conveyor leading to blending plant (tall building centre), coal pocket at right between two exhaust stacks, and various outbuildings, foreground.

Abbass, John

Coke Ovens, DOSCO

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

Coke Ovens, DOSCO

  • 90-182-19614
  • Item
  • 1963

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

Abbass, John

Coke Ovens, DOSCO

  • 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

  • 90-588-20020
  • Item
  • 1958

Item is a photograph of DOSCO coke ovens, showing a stockpile of coal at the coal banks. Vulcan Avenue is in background.

Abbass, John

Coke Ovens, DOSCO

  • 90-510-19942
  • Item
  • 1964

Item is a photograph of DOSCO coke ovens, showing electrical contracts, location unidentified.

Abbass, John

Coke Ovens, DOSCO

  • 90-193-19625
  • Item
  • 1965

Item is a photograph of DOSCO coke ovens, showing the old coal wash plant in the early stages of its demolition in the 1960s.

Abbass, John

Coke Ovens, DOSCO

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 90-180-19612
  • Item
  • 1964

Item is a photograph of DOSCO coke ovens operations showing the benzol plant office and lab at left, the benzol plant itself, and the benzol tower. Building off-centre is the coal blending plant.

Abbass, John

Coke Ovens, DOSCO

  • 90-181-19613
  • Item
  • 1960s

Item is a photograph of DOSCO coke ovens, showing the brown bridge with its grab poised between two stockpiles of coal. Good shot of the crane.

Abbass, John

Coke Ovens, DOSCO

  • 90-184-19616
  • Item
  • ca. 1960

Item is a photograph of DOSCO coke ovens, showing the carry car, centre, on top of the battery. It charged the individuals ovens with coal. Conveyor leading to the coal pocket is in the background. Collector mains that gathered raw gas from the battery are at left.

Abbass, John

Coke Ovens, DOSCO

  • 90-508-19940
  • Item
  • 1963

Item is a photograph of DOSCO coke ovens, showing the dismantling of the coal wash plant and the conveyor leading to it in the earl 1960s. Only the frame of the building remains.

Abbass, John

Coke Ovens, DOSCO

  • 90-199-19631
  • Item
  • 1957

Item is a photograph of DOSCO coke ovens, showing the electrical building under construction in the department, 1957.

Abbass, John

Coke Ovens, DOSCO

  • 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

  • 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

  • 90-183-19615
  • Item
  • 1964

Item is a photograph of DOSCO coke ovens operations showing quenched coke that has been dumped on the wharf beside the batteries. In lower part of photo are handles that open gates which allow the coke to be fed onto a conveyor that takes it to a screening plant for sorting.

Abbass, John

Coke Ovens, DOSCO

  • 90-507-19939
  • Item
  • 1963

Item is a photograph of DOSCO coke ovens, showing the demolition of the coal wash plant and conveyor system in the early 1960s.

Abbass, John

Coke Ovens, DOSCo

  • 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