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ca. 1937 -huge motors for Henry Ford's new steel strip mill


E&MP 21.040

Electric Generators

ca. 1937

GIANT MOTORS ON ASSEMBLY LINE - These huge electric motors are being built in the East Pittsburgh plant of the Westinghouse Electric & Manufacturing Company for Henry Ford's new steel strip mill, which will reel out a continuous ribbon of sheet steel fifty-six inches wide. Each motor will develop 3,000 horsepower.


Westinghouse PHOTO ID # 225696

Original Caption by Science Service

National Museum of American History


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