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    Naval Gun Factory, Washington Navy Yard, Washington, D.C., 1890-1910.
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    I'd like to see the lathe that cut that thread. Is that a solid piece of metal or is it screwed together?

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    I think you are looking at the lathe....it's still on it.

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    I want to see the arms on the guy that ran the tap

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    Wow, marksbug you are correct the chuck and drive belts are over on the right.

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    Washington Navy Yard female lathe operators. 1943.

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    Huh, looks like women on the left side of the room, men on the right. Looks like a press pic too judging by the VIPs in the aisle down the shot a little.

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    No one's hair is going get caught in the machinery there...

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    The third and fifth operator on the left do not look female!

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    Don't try to guess their gender...

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