Tapping Molten Iron into a Transfer Bucket in the Baldwin Foundry

Title

Tapping Molten Iron into a Transfer Bucket in the Baldwin Foundry

Description

The picture shows a worker pouring molten iron into a transfer bucket. Once poured into the transfer buckets, the iron would be poured into molds cut into a bed of sand.

Source

Philip Scranton and Walter Licht, Work Sights: Industrial Philadelphia, 1890-1950 (Philadelphia: Temple Univ. Press, 1986)

Date

c. 1910

Contributor

Michael Weiss

Rights

Courtesy of the Historical Society of Philadelphia

Files

Baldwin Steel Workers.JPG


Citation

“Tapping Molten Iron into a Transfer Bucket in the Baldwin Foundry,” Philly Immigration, accessed April 19, 2024, http://phillyimmigration.nunncenter.net/items/show/606.