Railway under construction since 1980. Szabadságtelep, Debrecen, Hungary.

Women In Steel

1. Ann Zarik has been employed in Carnegie-Illinois Steel Works at Gary, Ind. for five months. She is a flame burner, and her job is to cut out pieces of armour plate for ballistic tests. Her father is a millwright at the Gary Works, and her sweetheart is in the Air Corps stationed in North Africa.

2. Bernice Daunora, 31, is a member of the “top gang” and must wear a “one-hour, lightweight breathing apparatus” as protection against gas escaping from blast furnaces. Mrs. Daunora, who is of Scottish descent, is married, has one son. Her brother is in the armed forces. She has been working at Carnegie-Illinois since last February.

3. Transfer car operator Mae Harris, 23, signals crane man above to return the empty, hot metal ladle to the transfer car (left).

4. Women wearing gas masks clean blast furnace top at Gary, Ind. steel mill.

5. Girl metallurgical observer uses optical pyrometer in determining temperature of steel in open hearth.

6-7. Women In Steel

Photo: Margaret Bourke-White/LIFE.

In: LIFE, 9 Aug 1943

Ne fáradjon! Innen telefonáljon! Felelős kiadó: Száva István (Magyar Hirdető), c1975.
Don’t bother! Make your call here! Hungarian public phone poster, c1975.

Ne fáradjon! Innen telefonáljon! Felelős kiadó: Száva István (Magyar Hirdető), c1975.

Don’t bother! Make your call here! Hungarian public phone poster, c1975.

Munkahelyünket tartsuk tisztán. MÁV munkavédelmi matrica, c1980.
Keep you workplace tidy! Hungarian State Railways occupational safety and health sticker, c1980.

Munkahelyünket tartsuk tisztán. MÁV munkavédelmi matrica, c1980.

Keep you workplace tidy! Hungarian State Railways occupational safety and health sticker, c1980.

Conversion. Beverage containers to aviation oxygen cylinders. An oxygen cylinder for high altitude flying, manufactured by the metal division of a large Eastern rubber factory is completed, and after having passed all tests, it is placed on the huge stack ready for shipment to the U.S. Army. Firestone, Akron, Ohio. 1942 Feb.
Photo: Bain News Service/Library of Congress

Conversion. Beverage containers to aviation oxygen cylinders. An oxygen cylinder for high altitude flying, manufactured by the metal division of a large Eastern rubber factory is completed, and after having passed all tests, it is placed on the huge stack ready for shipment to the U.S. Army. Firestone, Akron, Ohio. 1942 Feb.

Photo: Bain News Service/Library of Congress

Train wheels.  Foto: Erich Schutt. In: Erich Schutt - Hans-Hermann Krönert: Cottbus. VEB F.A. Brockhaus Verlag, Leipzig, DDR, 1979.

Train wheels.  Foto: Erich Schutt. In: Erich Schutt - Hans-Hermann Krönert: Cottbus. VEB F.A. Brockhaus Verlag, Leipzig, DDR, 1979.

Chinese propaganda poster, c1950.
via 

Chinese propaganda poster, c1950.

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Worker in the VEB Germania factory. Photo: Hellmut Opitz. In: Hellmut Opitz (Ilop) fotografiert Karl-Marx-Stadt. VEB F. A. Brockhaus Verlag Leipzig, 1965.

Worker in the VEB Germania factory. Photo: Hellmut Opitz. In: Hellmut Opitz (Ilop) fotografiert Karl-Marx-Stadt. VEB F. A. Brockhaus Verlag Leipzig, 1965.

Im Versuchslabor des VEB “FEWA” - Fettchemie. Labors, Kessel und Rohrbrücken bestimmen das Bild im Werk. Photo: Hellmut Opitz. In: Hellmut Opitz (Ilop) fotografiert Karl-Marx-Stadt. VEB F. A. Brockhaus Verlag Leipzig, 1965.
In the laboratory of VEB “FEWA” Fettchemie factory, Karl-Marx-Stadt.

Im Versuchslabor des VEB “FEWA” - Fettchemie. Labors, Kessel und Rohrbrücken bestimmen das Bild im Werk. Photo: Hellmut Opitz. In: Hellmut Opitz (Ilop) fotografiert Karl-Marx-Stadt. VEB F. A. Brockhaus Verlag Leipzig, 1965.

In the laboratory of VEB “FEWA” Fettchemie factory, Karl-Marx-Stadt.

Workman on the Framework of the Empire State Building, 1936. Photographer: Lewis Hine.
via U.S. National Archives/flickr

Workman on the Framework of the Empire State Building, 1936. Photographer: Lewis Hine.

via U.S. National Archives/flickr