View of Factory Floor Machines, W. F. & John Barnes Co.

2006.54.5 96 dpi watermarked.jpg

Title

View of Factory Floor Machines, W. F. & John Barnes Co.

Description

The information included with this black and white photograph states, "Two of the last four machines shipped from W.F. & John Barnes plant on S. Water St. Shipped to Watervliet Arsenal near Philadelphia PA [actually located on the west bank of the Hudson River in Watervliet NY]. These machines were computer controlled with hydrostatic spindle bearings and ways to grind the breech lock end of gun barrels up to 155 mm in diameter." In the bottom left margin of the photo is handwritten "996-K / T-2483."

Date

circa 1983

Rights

Midway Village Museum

Format

jpeg

Type

Still Image

Identifier

2006.54.5

Original Format

Photograph

Physical Dimensions

8" x 10"

Citation

“View of Factory Floor Machines, W. F. & John Barnes Co.,” Midway Village Museum - Digital Collections, accessed June 20, 2024, https://midwayvillagemuseumdigitalcollections.omeka.net/items/show/2670.