|Object Name||Print, Photographic|
|Collection||Foundry photograph collection|
Two identical photographs of two men using machines in a factory to pour what appears to be liquid metal into casts, likely at Wheland Foundry, located at South Broad and 28th Street, Chattanooga, Tennessee.
The foundry was established by George W. Wheland in Athens, Tennessee in 1866. Moved to Chattanooga 1873. Acquired by Gordon P. Street in 1945, closed in 2002 and demolished 2004. Company built sawmill components, oil field drilling equipment, steam engines, anchor windlasses and automotive casings. During World War I and World War II the plant produced artillery shells and guns.
|Studio||Roy Tuley Studio|
|Print size||8.00" x 10.00"|
|Lexicon category||8: Communication Artifact|
|Lexicon sub-category||Documentary Artifact|