Oil Shipping Crate

Description (Brief)
This shipping crate side contained Wemco Oil that was produced by the Westinghouse Electric Corporation of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania after 1923. WEMCO was the abbreviation for the Westinghouse Electric and Manufacturing Company that produced a mineral oil for insulating and cooling moving machine parts. This crate contained one five-gallon drum of Wemco oil.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
crate label
referenced business
Westinghouse Electric Corporation
Physical Description
ink (crate label material)
wood (substrate material)
Measurements
crate label: 15 in x 9 1/2 in; 38.1 cm x 24.13 cm
ID Number
1979.0441.248
catalog number
1979.0441.248
accession number
1979.0441
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Crate Labels
Agriculture
Food
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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