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Norris Dam and powerhouse. Night view of Norris Dam with floodlighting. The more spectacular dams of the TVA (Tennessee Valley Authority) are equipped to be floodlit at night and are popular excursion points. Pinpoint lights along top of dam are small lenses in back of the handrail bracket road lighting fixtures. Wet spots on dam are the result of small shrinkage cracks during initial years which later sealed themselves by the sediment contained in the water

Norris Dam and powerhouse. Night view of Norris Dam with floodlighting. The more spectacular dams of the TVA (Tennessee Valley Authority) are equipped to be floodlit at night and are popular excursion points. Pinpoint lights along top of dam are small lenses in back of the handrail bracket road lighting fixtures. Wet spots on dam are the result of small shrinkage cracks during initial years which later sealed themselves by the sediment contained in the water

Hams. From time to time the hams are taken from the incubator by Mr. Carroll and weighed to checked the shrinkage caused during the aging process

Steel manufacture, Allegheny-Ludlum. Ladling it out! These workers are casting ingots from the ladle into which a thirty-five ton electric furnace has just poured its molten steel. The "hot tops" allow for shrinkage of the steel in the ingots bodies. If these should be any slag left in the molten steel, it will rise into these hot tops, since slag is lighter than the steel

Conversion. Hosiery factory. Permalon solution, a chemical mixture used on mosquito netting is mixed by a worker in a large Eastern mill which formerly made women's stockings. This chemical solution stiffens the netting and prevents subsequent shrinkage, so that the hardest tropical downpour which American armed forces may endure will not alter the netting

Conversion. Hosiery factory. Built to ordnance specifications, this dye padder is used to apply a chemical (permalon) finish on mosquito netting. The permalon stiffens the netting and prevents shrinkage in it. The machine has been installed in an Eastern hosiery mill which is at present forty-percent converted to production of this netting for America's armed forces. Van Raalte Company

Going down! Partially-assembled, a big gun is lowered into the shrinkage pit of an eastern arsenal, where the cannon is nearing completion for the war program

Cincinnati, Ohio. Preparing canned pork (Russian: "svinaia tushonka") for lend-lease shipment to the USSR at the Kroger grocery and baking company. Larry Schaefer, age twenty-nine, father of two children, treating the pork for twenty percent shrinkage

Cincinnati, Ohio. Preparing canned pork (Russian: "svinaia tushonka") for lend-lease shipment to the USSR at the Kroger grocery and baking company. Women trimming the pork to size before treating it for twenty percent shrinkage. Left to right: Dorothy Roland, ex-housewife; Flora Keeton, ex-housewife; Susan Brown, packer; Edith Bixton, telephone operator

Cincinnati, Ohio. Preparing canned pork (Russian: "svinaia tushonka") for lend-lease shipment to the USSR at the Kroger grocery and baking company. Removing pork from a container, after treating it for twenty percent shrinkage. Henderson Fuller, (left), age forty, used to do construction work