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The Big Lift
Description: Different kinds of lifting devices used in industry in the 1950s

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Clip #: MF-29C
Length: 2:20
Year: 1955
Color: B/W
Sound: Sound
Library: TFA Network
Decade: 1950s
Region: North America
Country: United States
State: Pennsylvania
Subject: Workers
Original: 16mm
1950s, Pennsylvania, steel mill, Heppenstall Steel Company, industrial tongs transporting hot and heavy loads, man demonstrating models of various heavy lifting devices including one utilizing suction cup, material handling equipment, male workers using heavy lifting devices to transport heavy items, “C Hook,” male worker using hand signals to direct motor driven heavy lifting device, heavy lifting device transporting large forging outside mill, “Cap 75 ton” inscribed on device, male worker using hand signals to direct forging down to ground

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