Portland, OR. Oregon War Industries, Inc., 1942.
Handsome hardbound volume with comb binding, 17 x 11 3/4 inches, 85 numbered pages (plus additional sheet numbered 78 a/b), black and white images with descriptive titles throughout. Very light wear to lower edge of covers, small indentation to front cover, overall unused condition. Previous owner's name in pencil on first page. "Oregon War Industries, Inc. is a pool of industrial facilities in Portland, Oregon. Fifteen of Portland's largest and best equipped plants are represented in the pool. Many additional plants are enlisted for subcontracts. They have pooled their operation to facilitate the handling of war orders." Extensive documentation of industrial facilities in Portland during World War II, with images of buildings, facilities, bridges and buildings under construction, key personnel and much more. Sections include "Machine Tools & Equipment," "Sheet Steel and Plate Equipment," "Management, Finance and Personnel." Detailed images of machinery such as the Universal Norton grinder etc. Item #55968