[News Script: Bomb shelters] Part: 1 of 4
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BOMB SHELTER -
A shelter looking for a home.
The bomb shelter corm-
panies that sprang into 1bdg with the Berlin "all
more than year ago have had some lean pickings since
then. But things are looking up, thanksto a partial
blockade of tre. Caribbean's largest island.
shelter company in Fort Worth says it s investigating
23 loan applications for new shelters.
a flood of telephoned inquiries. At the General Steel
e company sits one of the shelters turned out by Fort
WorthsE, 0. "'Soapy" Gillam, who is having to order a
fres carload of steel to get back into full product-
ion. He said he has about 20 units firmly committed,
and had three customers who wanted'immediate instal-
General Steel's tank department superintendent
Ed Stinnett says a tank like this is one of the less-
expensive types -- from 750 to 15-tundred dollars
Only one of the five shelter companies in
Dallas reported an important upsurge in business.
others reported a lot of lookers.
Here’s what’s next.
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WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.). [News Script: Bomb shelters], item, October 24, 1962; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc968875/m1/1/: accessed January 21, 2019), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Special Collections.