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ACCESSION NUMBER   976:0021:0348
CATEGORY   Manufacturing
TITLE   Joe Early Welding and Machine Shop or Texas Motor Sales Co.
DESCRIPTION   Interior view of a the Joe Early Welding and Machine Shop located behind the Texas Motor Sales Company in Corpus Christi, Texas. Two men stand in the center of a machine shop. One of the men, possibly Joe Early, stands next to a line shaft and belt, indicating that this shop was powered by a gasoline engine. Power tools were hooked up to belts, which were powered by a line shaft that ran along the ceiling. The second man stands next to a small wooden table laden with scrub brushes, pry bars, and other tools. On the right against the wall is a drill press. Lathes are on the left and right.
SUBJECT   Interiors. (lctgm)
Machine shops. (lcsh)
Men. (lcsh)
United States--Texas--Corpus Christi. (lcsh)