A few pictures of the can line at Pederson Point, Alaska. Pederson Point was owned and ran by New England Fish Company (NEFCO). Pederson Point was around the corner and down the beach from Nakneck.
Harold Thom was the plant superintendent.
The cannery had three tall can lines (1 lb.) with Continental Can Company equipment, there were two half pound lines. Four of the can lines were ran by a steam engine with power transmitted by belts overhead. The “good old days.” Rick Decker the Seamer Mechanic and I did most of the flat belt lacing. We got a lot of practice with all of the belts. We got it down so that we could take a belt off and put new lacing in the belt and put the belt back on the machine in less than five minutes.
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