Operating Tire Cord Loom

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Subject: Mill machinery and equipment

Decade: 1960s

Subcollection: Working at Firestone


Black and white photograph of 2 women seen through threads of loom

Transcription: Notice attached to back of photograph: SPIDER WEB--Resembling a newly spun web is this high-speed loom which twists strands of yarn into tire cord at the Firestone Synthetic Fibers and Textiles Company plant at Bowling Green, Ky. Almost two miles of cord is used in the average four-ply Firestone tire
City & County: Bowling Green (Ky.); Warren County (Ky.)
Contributor: Elmer W. Passmore Collection