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The following collections of photographs were taken by Rod Sellers.  They are posted on Kodak Easy Share Gallery (formerly Ofoto), a service which allows users to post images without cost.  In order to view the photos one must register.  Photos may be purchased from  Kodak Easy Share Gallery if desired.  Photos may not be used without permission of Rod Sellers.

LTV Coke Plant Model, Coke Plant, Hulett Unloaders
 
Photos taken during visit November 3, 2008

Acme Furnace Plant Big Bell Move  
Photos taken during move of blast furnace big bell from Acme Furnace Plant site to Pullman State Historic Site October 11, 2008

Acme Coke Plant Demolition to Date
Photos taken from outside coke plant October 8, 2007

IHA Visit to Acme
Photos taken during site visit by members of Industrial History Archives group February 21, 2006.

Acme Steel Picnic 2005
Photos taken during Acme Steel Reunion Picnic July 23, 2005 at Lansing Woods.

Acme Site Visit
Photos taken during site visit April 2, 2005 to document condition of buildings and equipment.

Studio Gang Visit to Acme
Photos taken during site visit by Studio Gang architects March 12, 2005

Acme Site Visit
Photos taken during site visit March 1, 2005 to document condition of buildings and equipment.

Visit to Acme
Photos taken during site visit February 25, 2005 to document condition of buildings and equipment.

Acme Press Conference and Visit
Photos taken at press conference February 15, 2005 announcing signing of contract between Steel Heritage Partnership and Salrecon, demolition contractor.  Additional photos taken during site visit February 17, 2005 for interview by news crew from Chicago Cable Access TV

Acme Update 2
Aerial photograph in Acme Furnace Plant Main Office showing 100th Street to 115th Street along Calumet River c. 1960s - Hulletts, conveyor, and other photos taken on site August 10, 2004

Acme Update 1
Photos taken from outside of Acme Furnace Plant on July 8, 2004, a few days after demolition of blast furnace, the last blast furnace in Chicago.

Acme Coke Plant Visit 2
Photos taken during visit to Acme Coke Plant 6/23/04

Acme Furnace Plant and More
Photos taken during visit to Acme Furnace Plant 5/24/04.  Photos of Acme blast furnace and plant undergoing demolition. Includes other pictures from Calumet area.

Acme Coke Plant Visit 1
Photos taken during visit to Acme Coke Plant 5/14/2004


 
 


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