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A view of Old Main and South Hall.A view of Old Main and South Hall.

Donora Digital Collection: Inside the Mills

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Photo:  A worker tapping retorts at the Zinc Works.

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Left:   Wire workers in mill near large cables, August, 29, 1925.
Right: Coiling wire at the Donora Wire Works.

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Left:   A photo of hot retorts in the Zinc Works.
Right: A worker near hot retorts in the Zinc Works.

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Left:   Fence wire worker on a Wire Works factory floor.
Right: Interior mill construction.

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Left:   Metal worker inside the American Steel and Wire Company.
Right: Wire drawing and barbing machine at the Wire Works.

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Left:   Workers among huge gear mechanisms.
Right: Factory machine shop.

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Left:      Chemistry lab shelf.
Center: Chemistry lab substances.
Right:   A chemistry lab photo.

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Left:   Workers in the Wire Works, July 14, 1925.
Right: Overview of a factory.

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Left:     View of electric generation and distribution equipment.
Center: View of General Electric equipment.
Right:   Photograph of electric equipment.

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Left:   Wire Works interior construction, May 24, 1925.
Right: Interior construction at the Wire Works, July 11, 1925.

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Left:   Close-up portion of a blast furnace.
Right: Donora Wire Works, May 30, 1925.

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Left:   Several workers on the foundation floor of a mill near train tracks.
Right: Interior construction site.

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Left:   Oven.
Right: Men working below huge tank.

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Left:   Acid storage area.
Right: Movable cylinder unit.

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Photo: Machine spewing smoke inside mill.