Monday, January 6, 2014

Shorpy World War II Photos-- Part 3

These are just ones from December 2013.

Dec. 19, 2013 PHELPS-DODGE: 1942-- Part of the copper concentrating plant of the Phelps-Dodge Mining Company at Morenci, Arizona. The plant supplied great quantities of the copper so vital to the war effort.

12-16-13 TRAFFIC CHANNEL CONTROL: 1942-- June 1942, Washington, D.C.. "U.S. Office of Defense Transportation System of port control and its traffic channel control." Photo by Albert Freeman, OWI (Office of War Information.) These were card punch machines like early computers. Of course, with all the ships carrying supplies and troops overseas, this was quite the busy place.

12-15-13-- BELL LABS: 1942-- March 19, 1942 at the birthplace of the transistor. "Bell Telephone Laboratories, Murray Hill, New Jersey. Drafting room designed by architects Voorhees, Walker, Foley & Smith.

Showing All Aspects of the War On the Homefront. --GreGen

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