Category: factory

Woman painting porcelain at Gustavsberg factory, 1956….

Woman painting porcelain at Gustavsberg factory, 1956. Photographed by K.W. Gullers.

Manufacturing Concorde, the world’s first supersonic…

Manufacturing Concorde, the world’s first supersonic passenger jet.

In the 1920s, Fiat factory workers race on the rooftop for the…

In the 1920s, Fiat factory workers race on the rooftop for the test track in Turin.

Assembly Mercedes-Benz 190 SL, February 1958.

Assembly Mercedes-Benz 190 SL, February 1958.

Two women operating a shell case forming machi…

Two women operating a shell case forming machine at the New Gun Factory in Woolwich, England, 1916

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A visit to a linen factory in Northern Ireland, 1950s.

A visit to a linen factory in Northern Ireland, 1950s.

In World War II, Boeing built a fake rooftop town to hide its…

In World War II, Boeing built a fake rooftop town to hide its factory beneath from potential air strike by the Japanese.

Bodies of women having jumped from the Triangle Shirtwaist…

Bodies of women having jumped from the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory fire, New York City, March 25, 1911

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The Triangle Shirtwaist Factory fire in New York City on March 25, 1911 was the deadliest industrial disaster in the history of the city, and one of the deadliest in US history. The fire caused the deaths of 146 garment workers – 123 women and 23 men – who died from the fire, smoke inhalation, or falling or jumping to their death.