• Creator
  • Unknown
  • Created Date
  • 6-12-02
  • Description
  • This is a two part welding torch. The connections are made with nuts. It has two 1" diameter adjusting air cocks and a 3" lever. There is threading on the bottom. A brass tag hangs off to the side stating, 'American Welding Company Inc. Chicago Ill. Blacksmiths began to educate themselves on new technologies when the automobile and industrialization began to threaten their trade. Many learned how to weld because it not only strengthened their ... more
    This is a two part welding torch. The connections are made with nuts. It has two 1" diameter adjusting air cocks and a 3" lever. There is threading on the bottom. A brass tag hangs off to the side stating, 'American Welding Company Inc. Chicago Ill. Blacksmiths began to educate themselves on new technologies when the automobile and industrialization began to threaten their trade. Many learned how to weld because it not only strengthened their blacksmithing skills, but also helped them expand their businesses to automobile repair. How we learn about communities; American communities in history. 16 History; 13 Science, Technology and Society; 18 Social Systems; 15 Economics. less
  • Format
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