Gisholt Foundry | Photograph | Wisconsin Historical Society

Photograph

Gisholt Foundry

Gisholt Foundry | Photograph | Wisconsin Historical Society
View of two workers pouring molten metal on the floor of the Gisholt plant. There are two massive chain hoists, suspended from a bridge crane, that are holding the vats of liquified metal being poured into molds. Tracks in the floor are for moving supplies and casts.
DESCRIPTION
View of two workers pouring molten metal on the floor of the Gisholt plant. There are two massive chain hoists, suspended from a bridge crane, that are holding the vats of liquified metal being poured into molds. Tracks in the floor are for moving supplies and casts.
RECORD DETAILS
Image ID:132836
Creation Date:date unknown
Creator Name:Unknown
City:Madison
County:Dane
State:Wisconsin
Collection Name:Gisholt Machine Company
Genre:Photograph
Original Format Type:negative, original
Original Format Number:PH 7114 Box 4, Sleeve 7
Original Dimensions:5 x 4 inches
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
This photograph is one of five in a series in this collection that demonstrates foundry pouring.
SUBJECTS
Protective clothing
Work clothes
Factories
Machinery industry
Metal industry
Indoor photography
Carriages and carts
Blue collar workers
Manual work
Men

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