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Take Me to Your Welder: 1942

Take Me to Your Welder: 1942

June 1942. "Combustion Engineering Co., Chattanooga, Tennessee. Welder making boilers for a ship." A definite 1950s sci-fi vibe here. 4x5 Kodachrome transparency by Alfred Palmer, Office of War Information. View full size.

 

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This is probably a woman welding. With most of "our boys" overseas, the ladies picked up the slack and did and admirable job of it!

[The workers in this series of Combustion Engineering photos by Alfred Palmer are all big burly men. - Dave]

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