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Production. Tin smelting. "Bars" of pure tin are trimmed and cleaned before removal from the molds in which they were formed in a Southern smelter. All the trimmings are returned to the "pot boilers" for remelting. The plant, finest and most modern in the world, extracts the pure metal from South American ore

Production. Tin smelting. "Bars" of pure tin are trimmed and cleaned before removal from the molds in which they were formed in a Southern smelter. All the trimmings are returned to the "pot boilers" for remelting. The plant, finest and most modern in the world, extracts the pure metal from South American ore

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Date

01/01/1942
person

Contributors

Hollem, Howard R., photographer
United States. Office of War Information.
place

Location

galveston county
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Source

Library of Congress
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