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    • Truck carrying a log from a giant redwood

    • Trucks; Trees; Logs; Redwoods; Signs and signboards; United Lumber Co.
    • The card front depicts a man standing next to a truck carrying a log made from a giant redwood. The log is carved out so that one can walk inside it. "Paul Bunyan's giant California redwood is over 2,200 years old (Before Christ). Size of tree...
    • Submarine S-49 at Great Lakes Exposition - Cleveland

    • Great Lakes Exposition; Exhibitions; Exhibition Facilities; Exhibition buildings; Submarines
    • "Submarine S-49"
      The Submarine S-49 was one of the largest S boats ever built for the United States Navy. It is 240 feet long, has a beam of 21 feet and weighs 1, 000 tons. It is now being used for exhibition and educational work."-- card...
    • Giant Tooth

    • Health education; Teeth; Exhibitions; Cleveland Health Museum
    • "Walk into the Giant Tooth which stands 18 feet tall, weighs two tons and is 384 times the size of a real molar. Just one of the fascinating participatory exhibits at the Cleveland Health Education Museum, 8911 Euclid Avenue Cleveland, Ohio 44106...
    • U.S. Steel, Lorain, Ohio

    • Lorain (Ohio); Steel industry; Steel
    • "Dismantling the open hearth shop at United States Steel's Lorain-Cuyahoga Works in Lorain, Ohio. First of 12 165-foot stacks falls. The other 11 will be razed by the end of the year. 24,000 tons of scrap will become available when the entire shop...
    • Calcite II on Lake Erie

    • Lake Erie; Pollution
    • "Unloading 13,500 tons of limestone to form an experimental dike for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is the Calcite II, of the Great Lakes Fleet of U.S. Steel Corp,. which has a contact to bring in 300,000 tons of stone. The dike is being formed...
    • The Mountaineer

    • Hanna Mining; Coal yards; Coal; Machinery; Mining equipment
    • "'The Mountaineer' : To it's very tip, THE MOUNTAINEER, the world's largest shovel rises 160 feet into the air (the height of a 16-story building), The shovel has a 60 cubic-yard dipper (90 tons), a boom 150 feet long, a dipper handle 92 feet long,...
    • World's largest shovel

    • Hanna Mining; Coal yards; Coal; Machinery; Mining equipment
    • "The world's largest shovel, 'The Mountaineer', which rises 160 ft. into the air and has a lifting power of 250 tons went out of control during dedication, 1/19, and almost killed spectators at the ceremony." -- photo front. "Made of special alloy...
    • Cunningham Sanitarium

    • Cunningham Sanitarium; Timken's tank; Cunningham, Orval J.; Lake Shore Blvd.; Sanatoriums; Diabetes research
    • "Diabetic ball to produce 1000 tons of scrap. Cleveland--A huge steel ball, part of a million dollar sanitarium for treatment of diabetes under pressure, is being dismantled here to produce 1000 tons of scrap steel. Built in 1928, it contained 40...
    • Construction of a Republic Steel stack

    • Republic Steel; Republic Steel Corp.; Steelyard; Flats; Steel industry; Steel
    • "Memo to editors: As a major part of its share in expanding the nation's annual steel production potential up to 117,500,000 tons by late 1952 Republic steel Corporation is increasing its steel making facilities in Cleveland by 672,000 net tons of...
    • Materials Park - World Headquarters of ASM International since 1959

    • American Society for Metals; ASM World Headquarters; Fuller, R. Buckminster (Richard Buckminster), 1895-1983; Geodesic domes; Kelly, John Terence; Materials Park; Metals Park; Space Lattice; Mineral Garden
    • The American Society for Metals (now ASM International) World Headquarters building in Russel Township, Ohio. The building was completed in 1959 based on a design by Cleveland architect, John Terence Kelly. Kelly used R. Buckminster Fuller's...
    • Dot Art - Materials Park

    • American Society for Metals; ASM World Headquarters; Fuller, R. Buckminster (Richard Buckminster), 1895-1983; Geodesic domes; Kelly, John Terence; Materials Park; Metals Park; Space Lattice; Mineral Garden; Eisenman, William Hunt
    • This example of "dot art" or stippling, morphs the image of Materials Park, the World Headquarters of the American Society for Metals (ASM) into clusters of dots of various densities. Materials Park (previously known as Metals Park) was built in...
    • The Engineer

    • Metals Park; Materials Park; Space Lattice; ASM World Headquarters; American Society for Metals; Fuller, R. Buckminster (Richard Buckminster), 1895-1983; Geodesic domes
    • An engineer surveys the site during the construction of the American Society for Metals' (ASM) world headquarters building, Metal Park (now Materials Park). R. Buckminster Fuller created the design for the building which includes the world's...
    • One of the Five Legs of the Space Lattice

    • Metals Park; Materials Park; Space Lattice; ASM World Headquarters; American Society for Metals; Fuller, R. Buckminster (Richard Buckminster), 1895-1983; Geodesic domes; Kelly, John Terence
    • Here we see one of the five "legs" of the Space Lattice, the geodesic dome that rises 103 feet over the world headquarters of the American Society for Metals. The dome weighs 80 tons and is constructed from 13 miles of aluminum tubing. Each leg...

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