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Updated: December 11, 2018 @ 8:45 pm
Check out archive photos of the former Goodyear plant in Havelock.
Goodyear Tire and Rubber Co. employed about 900 people at its Lincoln plant when this photo was taken there, in 1955.
Ron Withrow eases an automotive radiator hose onto a mandrel for shaping and curing in a steam oven in 1979. The gloves and insulated sleeves protected him from extreme heat.
Don Arnold guides rubber automotive hose onto a giant spool at Goodyear's Lincoln plant in 1979. The hose was reinforced with a layer of yarn as it passed through the "knitter." An outer cover of rubber was applied before the hose was cut and vulcanized into radiator hose for automobiles.
A worker at Goodyear's Lincoln plant inspects spools of polyester cord in 1982. The cords were treated with an adhesive that helped them adhere to the rubber in power transmission belts.
"Kids love video games." Tina Laughlin and Greg Zinniel play video games in Goodyear's employee rec center in 1982.
Khristine Moos operates a lift at Goodyear's Global Distribution Center in Lincoln in 1994. The center closed 10 years later, in 2004.
John Prochaska inspects V-belts made for lawnmowers at Goodyear's Lincoln plant in 1996.
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