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    There's a good chance that was made for the Shasta Dam...

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    Quote Originally Posted by marksbug View Post
    heck just watching them make the steel for that would be awesome. it's truly amazing what we used to be abler to make before we had the 9002iso&whatnot bs qc came about.witch is like the carfox...used for selling nothing more.
    I totally agree. I often wonder how they managed to make such amazing HUGE stuff, "back in the day".

    This quote is often brought to mind!!!

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    Laboratory employees at the Columbia-Southern Chemical Corporation. Corpus-Christi, Texas. 1951.

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    bull in a china shop....I better stay out of there.

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    Quote Originally Posted by 12bolts View Post
    The writing above the furnace hearth door. "Pirigo"sp (Danger?) "Lentida" sp (Slow?) from Portuguese. Pretty obscure for a warning sign
    Or "Perigo Dirida" "Danger directed" or roughly, you are required or directed to be careful. Still pretty obscure...

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    In regard to the warning sign on the Iron Furnace Door. I am thinking if you are close enough to read that sign, and you do not ALREADY KNOW that you need to be careful. No amount of signage, will save someone from their own stupid self.

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    oh so true.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Jon View Post
    Laboratory employees at the Columbia-Southern Chemical Corporation. Corpus-Christi, Texas. 1951.
    Posed photo? With jewellery, lack of gloves and eye protection, especially with Perchloric Acid and other interesting chemicals on the bench.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Jon View Post
    Laboratory employees at the Columbia-Southern Chemical Corporation. Corpus-Christi, Texas. 1951.


    And there's Rosie O'Donnel in the back staring straight at the camera as usual!

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