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  Partner: Longview Public Library
 Decade: 1940-1949
[LeTourneau Machinery]

[LeTourneau Machinery]

Date: 1948
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of two LeTourneau Industries employees repairing the wheels of one of the heavy machine earth movers designed and built by Robert G. LeTourneau of Longview, Texas. The immense tires were able to move over large boulders without straining the engine or damaging the equipment.
Contributing Partner: Longview Public Library
[LeTourneau Machinery]

[LeTourneau Machinery]

Date: 1948
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of LeTourneau Industries machinery designed and built by Robert G. LeTourneau of Longview, Texas. In the photograph, a massive earth-clearing machine is being used to clear the land in the early stages of building the Hansen Dam in San Fernando, California.
Contributing Partner: Longview Public Library
[LeTourneau Tournapull]

[LeTourneau Tournapull]

Date: 1948
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of the LeTourneau Industries Tournapull, a massive piece of machinery designed and built by Robert G. LeTourneau of Longview, Texas. The machine was used to clear land for massive projects. This Tournapull was used to aid in the Hansen Dam project in San Fernando, California. LeTourneau used thirteen Tournapulls, a fleet of Carryalls and many bulldozers for this project. The LeTourneau crane is visible in the background of the photo, to the left of the Tournapull.
Contributing Partner: Longview Public Library
[LeTourneau Munitions, Inc.]

[LeTourneau Munitions, Inc.]

Date: 1946
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of the inside of LeTourneau Munitions, Inc., a company that produced massive amounts of ammunition during WWII in Longview, Texas.
Contributing Partner: Longview Public Library
[LeTourneau Dome Construction]

[LeTourneau Dome Construction]

Date: 1945
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of the dome construction at LeTourneau Munitions, Inc., a company that produced massive amounts of ammunition during WWII in Longview, Texas. The heavy machinery used to construct the dome were designed and built by Robert G. LeTourneau. The dome cap is pictured in the foreground.
Contributing Partner: Longview Public Library
[LeTourneau Industries]

[LeTourneau Industries]

Date: 1945
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of LeTourneau brand machinery moving heavy loads of supplies onto rail cars in Longview, Texas.
Contributing Partner: Longview Public Library
[LeTourneau Industries]

[LeTourneau Industries]

Date: 1945~
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of the LeTourneau Industries oil rig building facility near Vicksburg, Mississippi, which began operation in 1944. The photograph shows an aerial view of the facility. The platforms were assembled on the river band and were walked into the river for final fitting. From Vicksburg, the river tow boats transported the rigs to New Orleans, Louisiana, where they were transferred to the Gulf by ocean going tugs. The first off-shore drilling rig ever created was designed and built by Robert G. LeTourneau without any formal drawings or plans.
Contributing Partner: Longview Public Library
[LeTourneau Machinery]

[LeTourneau Machinery]

Date: 1945
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of the LeTourneau 2592 LeTro-stacker at work hauling and stacking logs in Longview, Texas. This piece of machinery was designed and built by Robert G. LeTourneau of Longview, Texas.
Contributing Partner: Longview Public Library
[LeTourneau Munitions, Inc.]

[LeTourneau Munitions, Inc.]

Date: 1945
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of the inside of LeTourneau Munitions, Inc., a company that produced massive amounts of ammunition during WWII in Longview, Texas. In the photo, the machinery that R. G. LeTourneau designed and built for his facility is shown.
Contributing Partner: Longview Public Library
[LeTourneau Munitions, Inc.]

[LeTourneau Munitions, Inc.]

Date: 1945~
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of the inside of LeTourneau Munitions, Inc., a company that produced massive amounts of ammunition during WWII in Longview, Texas.
Contributing Partner: Longview Public Library
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