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    • House scarred by Rayon fumes

    • Pollution; Textile industry; Rayon; Industrial Rayon Corporation; IRC Fibers; Synthetic fibers; Midland-Ross Co.; Industrial Rayon-Cleveland
    • "Mrs. Walda Becker, 3551 W. 100, the side of her house was scarred by Rayon fumes."--photo verso.
    • Final inspection of first rayon shipment from Painesville, Ohio

    • Industrial Rayon Corporation; Rayon; Textile industry; Midland-Ross Co.; IRC Fibers; Synthetic Fibers; Industrial Rayon-Painesville
    • Final inspection of the first shipment of rayon yarns from the Industrial Rayon Corporation's new $11,000,000 continuous spinning plant at Painesville, Ohio. Shown here (left to right) are Walter Barlow, head of the coning department; W. D....
    • Xanthaters at Industrial Rayon Corporation, Painesville, Ohio

    • Industrial Rayon Corporation; Rayon; Textile industry; Midland-Ross Co.; IRC Fibers; Synthetic Fibers; Industrial Rayon-Painesville
    • "These tumbling barrels or "Xanthaters" on the third floor of the Industrial Rayon Corporation's new $11,500,000 plant at Painesville, Ohio, are fed through chutes anchored to the ceiling which carry shredded cellulose down from the floor above. ...
    • Rayon production starts with first brine steep at Painesville

    • Industrial Rayon Corporation; Rayon; Textile industry; Midland-Ross Co.; IRC Fibers; Synthetic Fibers; Industrial Rayon-Painesville
    • "Officials of the Industrial Rayon Corp. and their guests looked on as chemical brines went into the forst steep press to launch production of rayon yarns in the $11,500,000 plant at Painesville, where continuous spinning machines of revolutionary...
    • Continuous rayon spinning and processing machines

    • Industrial Rayon Corporation; Rayon; Textile industry; Midland-Ross Co.; IRC Fibers; Synthetic Fibers; Industrial Rayon- Painesville
    • "This view between two rows of continuous spinning and processing machines at Industrial Rayon Corporation [crossed out is Painesville, Ohio] plant shows the endless lines of dryer boxes, inside of which are located the hot water heated aluminum...
    • Rayon yarns are processed in 3 1/2 acre room

    • Industrial Rayon Corporation; Rayon; Textile industry; Midland-Ross Co.; IRC Fibers; Synthetic Fibers; Industrial Rayon-Painesville
    • "Result of $2,000,000 research by Industrial Rayon Corporation. Thousands of reels like these carry rayon yarns through all the processing stages from the spin baths above, where rayon filaments first take form, to bobbins one floor below the...
    • Three-tiered rayon spinning machines occupy 3 1/2 acre room

    • Industrial Rayon Corporation; Rayon; Textile industry; Midland-Ross Co.; IRC Fibers; Synthetic Fibers; Industrial Rayon-Painesville
    • "Industrial Rayon Corporation's continuous spinning machines are ready to operate after six years' research in which $2.000,000 was spent for their development. This view in the company's $11,500,000 plant in Painesville shows a long line of the...
    • Jumbo bobbins carry 2 1/2 pounds of continuous rayon yarn

    • Industrial Rayon Corporation; Rayon; Textile industry; Midland-Ross Co.; IRC Fibers; Synthetic Fibers; Industrial Rayon- Painesville; Industrial Rayon-textiles
    • "Photo courtesy of Industrial Rayon Corporation. These jumbo bobbins, carrying 2-1/2 pounds of yarn in one uniform, unbroken thread, have facilitated the establishment of new standards in the rayon industry. Yarn spun, treated, dried and twisted...
    • Painesville Industrial Rayon Corporation plant by Lake Erie

    • Industrial Rayon Corporation; Rayon; Textile industry; Midland-Ross Co.; IRC Fibers; Synthetic Fibers; Aerial photographs; Industrial Rayon-Painesville
    • "Industrial Rayon Corporation's new $11,500,000 air-conditioned, windowless plant at Painesville, Ohio, covers 14 acres; contains the largest area of glass block of any plant in America. The plant will have a capacity of 12,000,000 pounds of...
    • New 14-acre windowless, air-conditioned Painesville rayon plant

    • Industrial Rayon Corporation; Rayon; Textile industry; Midland-Ross Co.; IRC Fibers; Synthetic Fibers; Industrial Rayon-Painesville
    • "Industrial Rayon Corporation's new 14-acre, windowless, air-conditioned plant at Painesville, Ohio, for continuous spinning of new rayon yarns, is ready for operation. It will ultimately provide employment for nearly 1000 men and women and is to...
    • World's largest glass block installation

    • Industrial Rayon Corporation; Rayon; Textile industry; Midland-Ross Co.; IRC Fibers; Synthetic Fibers; Industrial Rayon-Painesville
    • "World's largest glass block installation. With 371,000 glass blocks used throughout the exterior walls and monitors of its new 14-acre, air-conditioned, windowless plant, Industrial Rayon Corporation's newly completed development at Painesville,...
    • Night view of Painesville Industrial Rayon Corporation plant

    • Industrial Rayon Corporation; Rayon; Textile industry; Midland-Ross Co.; IRC Fibers; Synthetic Fibers; Industrial Rayon-Painesville
    • "Night view of Industrial Rayon Corporation's new 14-acre, windowless, air-conditioned plant at Painesville, Ohio, for continuous spinning of new type rayon yarns, which is ready for operation. It will ultimately provide employment for nearly 1000...
    • First windowless rayon plant, Painesville

    • Industrial Rayon Corporation; Rayon; Textile industry; Midland-Ross Co.; IRC Fibers; Synthetic Fibers; Aerial photographs; Industrial Rayon-Painesville
    • "Aerial view of the world's first windowless rayon plant, where glass block has been substituted for windows everywhere except in the office building. Special air-conditioning systems serve each department of the plant according to the particular...

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