McKenna Process Company
Plant formerly located in Joliet, Illinois - ca. 1920.
Image 3 - Magnetic crane unloading worn rails
Steam-operated, magnetic crane unloading worn rails at the McKenna Process Company about 1917 - George Langford, Jr. photograph
Jake Mork, operator of the crane, about 1917 - photograph by George Langford, Jr.George Langford, Jr. worked for his father, George, Sr., during Summers, 1916-1918, taking these photographs in about 1917.  He also made an aerial photograph of the E.J.&E. railroad yards in Joliet.  The yards were directly behind the crane in the image at left.  The bridge barely seen behind the crane is the East Jackson Street viaduct, from which Image 1 and Image 2 were taken.  The man at right is Jake Mork, the crane operator, who befriended George, Jr. during this period.