Roslyn Foundry film, 1978 PDF
- Gerth, David
- Roslyn Foundry film
- 1978 (inclusive)19781978
- 1 film reel (400 ft.) ; color (negative), silent ; 16mm
- Collection Number
- Film of the Roslyn Foundry in Roslyn, Washington
- University of Washington Libraries, Special Collections
University of Washington Libraries
- Access Restrictions
No user access copy is currently available for the film. Users may obtain a reproduction of the film for a fee by contacting Special Collections.
Historical BackgroundReturn to Top
Ross Patterson opened the Roslyn Foundry in 1921. Located in Roslyn, Washington, the company supplied local coal mining operations with many cast iron components. The Foundry continued manufacturing storm grates and manhole covers until closing its doors in the 1980s.
Content DescriptionReturn to Top
Men at work in the Roslyn Foundry, in Roslyn, Washington. The film shows workers pouring molten iron from ladels into storm grate molds. Filmed by David Gerth in 1978. The film length is approximately 15 minutes.
Use of the CollectionReturn to Top
Status of creator's copyrights is unknown; restrictions may exist on copying, quotation, or publication. Users are responsible for researching copyright status before use.
Administrative InformationReturn to Top
Names and SubjectsReturn to Top
- Subject Terms :
- Foundries--Washington (State)--Roslyn
- Iron foundries--Washington (State)--Roslyn
- Geographical Names :
- Roslyn (Wash.)