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Apprentices hand-grind a surface plate for the toolmakers at the Sorel Steel plant. 


Dec. 1940


Sorel, Quebec

Place of creation

No place, unknown, or undetermined

1 photograph
Negative Film B/W - cellulose nitrate
Graphic (photo)
90: Open
Item no. (creator)
WRM 461
Other accession no.
1971-271 NPC

Terms of use

Credit: National Film Board of Canada. Photothèque / Library and Archives Canada /
Restrictions on use: nil
Copyright: Expired

Additional name(s)

Photographer: Unknown.

Additional information

Series title

Signatures and inscriptions
"SOREL STEEL PLANT - SOREL, P.Q. Apprentices grind by hand a surface plate for the tool makers. The plate must be ground to an accuracy of 1/10,000th of an inch."


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