Interior of machine room: processing run, possibly for hemp, piles of material

Interior of machine room at what is probably International Harvester Co. in Auburn, N.Y. Large piles of hemp lie on the floor. Two men pose for the camera. A fire extinguisher and fire pail hang on a pillar in the center of the photograph. A black box mounted on a pillar to the left is labeled "Fire Box No 16," and on the same pillar a danger sign is posted.
circa 1912
New York State Archives. Factory Investigating Commission. Glass plate negatives and photographic prints of factory and housing conditions. 1911-1912. A3029-78, Box 2, Folder 12.
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Cayuga County