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Libr. of Congress Photos Jason Ortiz Photos ELI Installations “The Old Windmill”
These photos document the factory as it operated in the 1940s when heat, sweat and axel grease mingled as men forged raw materials into working machine parts.
Photo credit: Library of Congress.
Lincoln, Nebraska photographer Jason Ortiz photographed the factory in 2010. In these photos, you might spot updated equipment such as florescent lighting, 20th Century heating and a refrigerator for workers’ lunches. Otherwise, the factory remained as it was in the 1940s. Photo gallery of the windmill going up at City Hall. Watch NETV Produced “The Old Windmill – A Nebraska Story” video clip on YouTube.