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Stockham Pipe & Fittings Company, Ductile Iron Foundry, 4000 Tenth Avenue North, Birmingham, Jefferson County, AL



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Item Title


Location
4000 Tenth Avenue North, Birmingham, AL

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1968.

Notes
Survey number HAER AL-49-B

Subjects
Foundries


Collection
Historic American Engineering Record (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. INTERIOR VIEW WITH STORAGE BINS FOR COLLECTING METAL SHAVINGS FROM THE TAPPING MACHINES AS THEY CUT SCREW THREADS INTO PIPE FITTINGS. SHAVINGS TRAVEL ON CONVEYORS UNDER THE PLATFORM, ARE THEN ELEVATED TO SMALL LEVER-RELEASED BINS, WHICH HOLD SCRAP WHILE THE LARGER BINS ARE BEING EMPTIED.
3. INTERIOR VIEW, PREPARING LARGE MOLD IN BOX FLOOR AREA. WORKERS JUST FILLED THE FLASK WITH SAND FROM A HIGH VELOCITY MECHANICAL SAND THRUSTER.
4. INTERIOR VIEW, SETTING LARGE CORE WITH ASSISTANCE FROM THE OVERHEAD RAIL CRANE IN BOX FLOOR MOLD AREA (WORKERS: DAN T. WELLS AND TRUMAN CARLISLE).
5. INTERIOR VIEW WITH CORE SET IN MOLD HALF IN BOX FLOOR AREA. AWAITING OTHER MOLD HALF TO BE PLACED ON TOP.
6. PNEUMATICALLY CLEANING TOP HALF OF LARGE MOLD IN BOX FLOOR AREA TO REMOVE ANY EXCESS OR LOOSE SAND.
7. INTERIOR VIEW WITH MOLD BEING CLEANED AND INSPECTED.


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