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1940 - 35-TON TRANSFORMER - Dwarfed by the machine's 15-foot height, the men at the top are directing its movement to a freight car for shipment

TRANSFORMING DEFENSE POWER

E&MP 40.044

Electric Transformers

December 17, 1940

SHARON, Pa., Dec. 17--This 35-ton transformer is one of the power giants being turned out at the Sharon, Pa.

Works of the Westinghouse Electric & Manufacturing Company, to aid in the distribution of electric power for the national defense program.

Dwarfed by the machine's 15-foot height, the men at the top are directing its movement to a freight car for shipment.

More that 4,000 gallons of oil, which will be used in this transformer, will be cooled as it circulates through the radiators on the sides.

Photo ## 63961


Original Caption by Science Service
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