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General Electric History: Schenectady Works Welcomes You! Page 8

[Schenectady Works Welcomes You! is a tourist booklet published by General Electric in 1949. Full size images of each page are reproduced here, and the photographs are available individually at original and enlarged sizes.]

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Construction Materials Department: Building 85

The Cable Division manufactures cables for underground transmission of electrical power... Varnish cambric and paper are for insulation and cables are designed for operating voltages ranging from 600 to 220,000 Volts... Cables vary from 100 to 10,000 feet in length, and shipped on reels ranging from 2 feet to 10 feet in diameter.

[Applying Wire Armor on Submarine Cable - 1x | 4x]

[Application of cotton braid to cable - 1x | 4x]

[Applying Insulation to bare Copper Cable - 1x | 4x]

[Applying lead sheath on cable - 1x | 4x]

[Closing single conductor cable into multiple conductor cable - 1x | 4x]

[Testing finished reel of cable - 1x | 4x]

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