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A pamphlet that shows the production of various war products during world war 2.

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The famous ABEX inventor Howard Avery. Owner of at least 10 patents related to the Brake Shoe, metallurgy, and welding. His inventions were important for ABEX and the industry. He was also an outspoken member of the local Board of Education, and a…

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A weekly paycheck given to a laborer at American Brake Shoe in 1941

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Representatives from American Brake Shoe and Union representatives agree to end a strike.

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An issue of the Entertainment magazine of "Private Wire".
Contains the image of Ernest Busch cleaning molds with air

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Employees of the American Brake Shoe and Foundry who participated in the research and development of the Atomic Bomb.

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Exterior shot of the Brake Shoe Laboratory building, present day.

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Brake Shoe place, a street at the very edge of the West Mahwah Neighborhood

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The architect's design of the Birch Mansion on the Havemeyer Estate in Mahwah, New Jersey.

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Floor plan of the Birch Mansion at Mahwah, NJ

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An image of several Native American arrowheads and other artifacts

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Jean Reily, Testing Specific Gravity at the ABEX Metallurgy Lab.

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Ralph Trimble, George Watson, and Ed Kaulback powering a centrifugal mold.

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Lennie Busch and Benny Dembrowski pouring sand into a melting pot mold.

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Melting pot being lifted from Vibrex shakeout machine,k which removes sand and core from the casting. Dust and fine sand is sucked down through the grating.

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This is a company photo of Ernest Busch cleaning a sand casting mold with an air hose.

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The mold is broken into two sections and the pattern removed

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Frank Gannon is taking the first step in making centrifugal casting core with Osborn jolt-rockover molding machine. The sand carefully mixed with core oils and cereal binder is packed tightly into the pattern

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Frank Ganon is pictured smoothing the sand in order to pack the sand into the mold

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Comapny photo of Frank Gannon placing melting pot molds under safety hood at American Brake shoe.
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