|Object Name||Print, Photographic|
|Collection||Foundry photograph collection|
One photograph of the interior of a factory. Handwriting on the back reads: "Prod Fdry."
This is the Wheland Foundry. This is on page 9 of the Wheland booklet (2007.146.042) with the caption: "Automatic core-making equipment."
The Wheland Foundry, located at South Broad and 28th Street, Chattanooga, Tennessee. Foundry 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 plant produced artillery shells and guns.
|Studio||Roy Tuley Photo|
|Print size||8.00" x 10.00"|
|Lexicon category||8: Communication Artifact|
|Lexicon sub-category||Documentary Artifact|