Free 173 Best Homemade Tools eBook:  
Become a founding member: 500+ tool plans, full site access, and more.

User Tag List

Page 2 of 197 FirstFirst 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 52 102 ... LastLast
Results 11 to 20 of 1964

Thread: Vintage work crew photos

  1. #11
    Supporting Member Frank S's Avatar
    Join Date
    Aug 2015
    Location
    Peacock TX
    Posts
    6,396
    Thanks
    803
    Thanked 4,959 Times in 2,419 Posts
    Mentioned
    0 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)

    Frank S's Tools
    OSHA would have a field day if they saw that today
    Never try to tell me it can't be done
    When I have to paint I use http://kbs.justoldtrucks.com/

  2. #12
    Jon
    Jon is offline Jon has agreed the Seller's Terms of Service
    Administrator
    Supporting Member
    Jon's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2012
    Location
    Colorado, USA
    Posts
    19,288
    Thanks
    5,645
    Thanked 25,845 Times in 7,059 Posts
    Mentioned
    0 Post(s)
    Tagged
    5 Thread(s)
    Blacksmith shop. Allentown, Pennsylvania. 1910.

    Fullsize image: https://s3-us-west-1.amazonaws.com/h...w_fullsize.jpg


  3. #13
    Supporting Member mklotz's Avatar
    Join Date
    Aug 2015
    Location
    LA, CA, USA
    Posts
    2,346
    Thanks
    215
    Thanked 4,590 Times in 1,520 Posts
    Mentioned
    2 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)

    mklotz's Tools
    I grew up in Allentown. And, no, that's not me on the far left in that photograph.
    ---
    Regards, Marv


    Home Shop Freeware
    http://www.myvirtualnetwork.com/mklotz

  4. #14
    Jon
    Jon is offline Jon has agreed the Seller's Terms of Service
    Administrator
    Supporting Member
    Jon's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2012
    Location
    Colorado, USA
    Posts
    19,288
    Thanks
    5,645
    Thanked 25,845 Times in 7,059 Posts
    Mentioned
    0 Post(s)
    Tagged
    5 Thread(s)
    Cigarette factory. Mexico City, Mexico. 1903.

    Fullsize image: https://s3-us-west-1.amazonaws.com/h...w_fullsize.jpg


  5. #15
    Supporting Member Frank S's Avatar
    Join Date
    Aug 2015
    Location
    Peacock TX
    Posts
    6,396
    Thanks
    803
    Thanked 4,959 Times in 2,419 Posts
    Mentioned
    0 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)

    Frank S's Tools
    5 rows of at least 25 stations per row power shaft driven from under the floor " Note the drive belts passing through holes in the floor. It took very quick and nimble fingers to keep up a pace with everyone else
    Never try to tell me it can't be done
    When I have to paint I use http://kbs.justoldtrucks.com/

  6. #16
    Jon
    Jon is offline Jon has agreed the Seller's Terms of Service
    Administrator
    Supporting Member
    Jon's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2012
    Location
    Colorado, USA
    Posts
    19,288
    Thanks
    5,645
    Thanked 25,845 Times in 7,059 Posts
    Mentioned
    0 Post(s)
    Tagged
    5 Thread(s)
    Wooden stave water pipeline being assembled. Yukon, Canada. 1908.

    Fullsize image: https://s3-us-west-1.amazonaws.com/h...w_fullsize.jpg


  7. The Following 2 Users Say Thank You to Jon For This Useful Post:

    PJs (09-23-2018), that_other_guy (09-03-2018)

  8. #17
    Jon
    Jon is offline Jon has agreed the Seller's Terms of Service
    Administrator
    Supporting Member
    Jon's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2012
    Location
    Colorado, USA
    Posts
    19,288
    Thanks
    5,645
    Thanked 25,845 Times in 7,059 Posts
    Mentioned
    0 Post(s)
    Tagged
    5 Thread(s)
    After realizing that this next photo was another Allentown one, I poked around a bit. The massive industrial action in turn-of-the-century Allentown was well-documented. Some picks:


    Traylor Engineering. Allentown, PA. 1910.
    Fullsize image: https://s3-us-west-1.amazonaws.com/h...w_fullsize.jpg




    Weilbacher Silk Mill. Allentown, PA. 1902.
    Fullsize image: https://s3-us-west-1.amazonaws.com/h...w_fullsize.jpg




    Allentown Platform Company (a wagon works). Allentown, PA. 1910.
    Fullsize image: https://s3-us-west-1.amazonaws.com/h...w_fullsize.jpg



    Allentown Planing Mill. Allentown, PA. 1911.
    Fullsize image: https://s3-us-west-1.amazonaws.com/h...w_fullsize.jpg




    William Taylor Company. Allentown, PA. 1919.
    Fullsize image: https://s3-us-west-1.amazonaws.com/h...w_fullsize.jpg

  9. #18
    Jon
    Jon is offline Jon has agreed the Seller's Terms of Service
    Administrator
    Supporting Member
    Jon's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2012
    Location
    Colorado, USA
    Posts
    19,288
    Thanks
    5,645
    Thanked 25,845 Times in 7,059 Posts
    Mentioned
    0 Post(s)
    Tagged
    5 Thread(s)
    Steam donkey engine work crew. Washington, 1921.


  10. The Following User Says Thank You to Jon For This Useful Post:

    Toolmaker51 (05-26-2018)

  11. #19
    Jon
    Jon is offline Jon has agreed the Seller's Terms of Service
    Administrator
    Supporting Member
    Jon's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2012
    Location
    Colorado, USA
    Posts
    19,288
    Thanks
    5,645
    Thanked 25,845 Times in 7,059 Posts
    Mentioned
    0 Post(s)
    Tagged
    5 Thread(s)
    Women working in the welding department at Lincoln Motor Company. Detroit, Michigan, 1918.

    Fullsize image: https://s3-us-west-1.amazonaws.com/h...w_fullsize.jpg


  12. #20
    Supporting Member
    Join Date
    Oct 2013
    Location
    Eastern Townships, Quebec, Canada, Earth.
    Posts
    28
    Thanks
    103
    Thanked 27 Times in 10 Posts
    Mentioned
    0 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    Hmm, I see 1 welder & 2 cutters. Anyone else see the same? Have a look at the helmets, Says volumes. Oh and the woman on the right is sure as _ell gonna learn what the one in the center would have learned at one time or another. The 6" cuff on her pants gives that lesson away. Some even learn to tie their boots up proper real quick also! Women or men makes no difference at all. We all seem to burn up pretty much the same. No big gender differences there. Yup! Bit of red hot slag slides down a slightly open boot or into a rolled up cuff and one gets to learning real, real quick. Oh ya and all the while looking around to see who's watching your silliness.

Thread Information

Users Browsing this Thread

There are currently 11 users browsing this thread. (0 members and 11 guests)

Bookmarks

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •