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Title Wisconsin Public Service Laying Gas Pipeline
Catalog Number P1989.3.54
Accession number 7491
Object Name Print, Photographic
Description Gelatin print of Wisconsin Public Service Laying Gas Pipeline.
Date 1949-1949
Subjects Wisconsin Public Service
Gas industry
Pipelines
Natural gas
Laborers
Working class
Welding
Copyright Oshkosh Public Museum
Collection Wisconsin Public Service
Catalog date 2007-03-01
Cataloged by Cross, Scott
Medium Photographic Paper
Notes View showing Wisconsin Public Service Laying Gas Pipelines.
Prior to 1950, WPS used a coal burning manufactured gas plant. Part of a series showing the laying of the new natural gas pipeline in 1949. This view shows men laying pipes by the trench with a machine, and welding the pieces together prior to the laying of the pipeline.
Orig/copy Original