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ObjectID A-51-01-014
Collection Armstrong Floor Plant Demolition Album
Object Name Print, Photographic
Description Armstrong World Industries floor plant demolition. From the bridge, thousands of tons of steel continue to be sheared and burned into three foot lenghts to be shipped to China.
Date July 28, 2007
Place Lancaster city
Status OK
Provenance Burgundy vinyl album containing over 200 photos taken by Francis X. Schaller, Jr. of the demolition of the Armstrong World Industries floor plant in Lancaster. All photos were taken between January and August of 2007 an are well identified. They are arranged backwards - from end to beginning of demolition process. Mr. Schaller worked at the plant for 40 years. His personal notes, as well as maps of the plant are included. Also included are two CDs: one ontains about 150 images of the floor plant taken in July 2007 before demolition; the other contains several postcards which can also be found in the LCHS Postcard Collection.
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