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Title: Sea Sled Company, shop interior, West Mystic, 1926

Accession Number: 1984.187.26690
Category: PHOTOGRAPHS - SOFT NEGATIVES
Type: safety negative
Maker: Rosenfeld and Sons
Place: USA, CT, West Mystic
Date: 1926-10-05
Materials: Kodak safety film
Description: 8 x 10 Kodak safety negative taken by Rosenfeld and Sons on October 5, 1926. Interior view of the Hickman Sea Sled Company shop, located in West Mystic, CT. Overview of woodworking area where planks are seen being plained in a large plain-saw with a complex pulley system. Ventilation system is visible, with metal ducts pulling sawdust from each machine. A worker is seen using a table saw in the midground, and a man in the foreground is pushing a car of shaped pieces ready for the next stage of assembly. Typed on original negative sleeve: "26690 10/5/26 / The Sea Sled Plant at West Mystic / 1592-14".

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