Final refigerator assembly at Westinghouse Electric Company   Save
Final refigerator assembly at Westinghouse Electric Company
Description: Reverse reads "Richland County - Photo showing final assembly aisle of the refrigeration dept. - Westinghouse Electric Co. Mansfield. Ident.- 65 - State Picture Book; Page 47 - lower upright; Location - Mansfield, Ohio; Credit - Westinghouse Electric Company." This is a photo showing the final assembly aisle of the refrigeration department at the Westinghouse Electric Company in Mansfield, Ohio. The Westinghouse Electric Company was founded in 1886 by George Westinghouse, who was a pioneer in the electrical industry. This plant, producing electrical supplies and appliances, was opened in 1918 and employed about 3000 workers during the 1930s. The building consists of two daylight structures connected by a covered passageway. Today, the company is part of the CBS Corporation. View on Ohio Memory.
Image ID: SA1039AV_B07F10_003_1
Subjects: Westinghouse Electric Corporation--History; Refrigerator industry--United States; Industries--Ohio--History--Pictorial works; United States. Work Projects Administration (Ohio)
Places: Mansfield (Ohio); Richland County (Ohio)