Collection includes:Miscellaneous business documents and plans, ca. 1902-1944. In 1865, the Willamette Iron Works began operating in Portland, Oregon and was known for producing the "Willamette Donkey" for logging operations. Repository Oregon Historical Society Research Library 1200 SW Park Avenue Portland, OR 97205 Telephone:503-306-5240
Asbestos in ShipyardsWillamette Iron and Steel Works Shipyard Workers Currently at Risk of Asbestos Exposure While widespread asbestos use was addressed in the 1970s, modern shipbuilders are still at risk.
worked:Lockheed Shipbuilding, which purchased the assets and liabilities of the Puget Sound Bridge and Dry Dock Company shipyard (employer), Albina Engine and Machine (Albina Engine), and Guy F. Atkinsons Willamette Iron and Steel Company (WISCO). 2There is no dispute that, chronologically, employer was decedents last maritime
Industrial map Portland Oregon The GalleryMap of Willamette River port facilities in Portland, dated 1919. Docks, dry docks, shipbuilding companies, lumber mills and other harborside industries are described on the map. Rail lines and facilities, city streetcars and interurban lines are shown in detail. Streetcar lines are drawn in green.
ORAN M. ROBERTS CARGO SHIP 1943-1974 - WRECK WRAK Willamette Iron Works (also known as Willamette Iron and Steel Company or WISCO) was a general foundry and machine business established in 1865 in Portland, Oregon, originally specializing in the manufacture of steamboat boilers and engines. In 1904, the company changed its name to Willamette Iron and Steel Works, under which name it operated
The former site of the Oregon Shipbuilding Corp. is now Schnitzer Steel Industries. It is located along the Willamette River at 12005 N. Burgard Way. And, of course, the lower hull of the Dana is
Shipfitters & Asbestos Exposure Mesothelioma Lawyers Jan 27, 2020 · A few studies have explored the connection between shipbuilding and asbestos exposure. The U.S. National Institutes of Health conducted a study in 2008 called Asbestos and Ship-Building:Fatal Consequences in which researchers concluded that shipfitters were 16 times more likely to be diagnosed with an asbestos-related disease than people
Shipyard Insulators & Asbestos Exposure Mesothelioma The man had worked on shipyards and steel mills from 1944 to 1961 and then started working at the shipyard to build and repair nuclear submarines until 1973. Here, he was exposed to asbestos. The defendant had sold asbestos products to the shipyard for the construction of submarines, including insulation materials.
Mar 04, 2021 · Because asbestos resists corrosion and high temperatures, it was an ideal material for use in the shipbuilding industry. On ships, it was used to insulate boilers, incinerators, hot water pipes and steam pipes. Willamette Iron and Steel Works; Quick Fact:1 in 500 shipyard workers was an asbestos insulator. The following jobs also put
Willamette Iron & Steel Yard - Asbestos NewsThe Willamette Iron & Steel Yard, which closed in 1990, was known as the Williamette Iron Works when it was founded in 1865 in Portland, Oregon. In World War I and World War II and the years between, the Willamette Iron & Steel Yard was very active, employing hundreds of workers to build:Willamette Iron and Steel Company. - Social Networks and In 1865, the Willamette Iron Works began operating in Portland, Oregon and was known for producing the "Willamette Donkey" for logging operations. In 1904 after moving from its downtown location to the waterfront, the company changed its name to Willamette Iron and Steel Works. In 1938, the company was organized as WIllamette Iron and Steel Corporation.