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WW II Defense Work

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DESCRIPTION

Two female sheet metal workers fabricating engine cowlings for Curtiss-Wright C-46 Commando cargo and transport planes at the International Harvester's Auburn Works. The factory was located at 5 Pulaski Street and was formerly known as the "Osborne Works." It was owned and operated by the D.M. Osborne Company until International Harvester purchased the company in 1903.

RECORD DETAILS

Image ID: 7442

Creation Date: 1944 

Creator Name: International Harvester Company

City: Auburn

County: 

State: New York

Collection Name: McCormick - International Harvester

Genre: Photograph

Original Format Type: photographic print, b&w

Original Format Number: McCormick Mss 7Z Album 96 pg.63

Original Dimensions: 10 x 8 inches

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

The C-46 Commando was a twin-engine cargo plane similar to, but much larger than the DC-3.

SUBJECTS

Airplane, Military

Clothing and dress

Eyeglasses

Factories

Hats

Indoor photography

Industries

Manufacturing industries

Metal industry

Military art and science

Persons

War work

Women

Work clothes

World War, 1939-1945

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