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Catalog Number WF 0440
Caption can filling machine
Description "Can filling machine. 120 cans per minute." 'This is inscription on matting of photo. The machine was invented by Fred Fulton in 1902 when he was an employee of the Anacortes Packing Company. It was predicted that it would "solve the question of shortage of Chinese laborers." [ANACORTES AMERICAN, 2/9/1933 -"31 years ago".]
Date 1902 c
Photographer Unknown
Collection Wallie Funk Collection
Subjects Industry - Fishing
Place - Anacortes, WA
Tool & Equipment
Credit line Donated by Wallie Funk, Wallie Funk Collection
Place Anacortes, WA
Search Terms can filling machine
Chinese laborers
Object Name Print, Photographic