Aerial view including the furnace and Fourcault machine building, the cutting room and the wire glass building. The 150,000 gallon water tower, on the right, is over 168 feet high. In the foreground, an abandoned shipyard and on the right a waterfront warehouse.
Glass melting tank with the Fourcault machine in the foreground. This machine will produce 10 tons of glass per day.
The charging end of the glass melting tank. This tank is maintained at a heat of 2700 degrees Fahrenheit.
The 150,000 gallon water tank at Inchon Flat Glass Plant. In the background are the furnace and Fourcault building, storage silo and batch house.
Another type of two storied house built in Seoul with UNKRA materials as part of the Agency's programme to help alleviate the acute housing shortage.
Temporary shacks overlook the new UNKRA housing scheme. For the shack dwellers the new houses hold out hopes of better times in the future.
Dominick Dinatale, UNKRA engineering consultant, and Kwon Hi Chul, Vice-principal, discuss plans for new buildings to house their expanding program of technical training for Korean boys.
Boys and instructor are surrounding the turret lathe installed in the machine shop at the Centre for better acquaintance with the machine.
Young surveyors engaged in the practical task of planning the new roads, drains and building sites for the Centre.
3 staff members of the National Vaccine Laboratory, Drs. Chun Nam Ho, Chu Chi Ki and Chung Hee Young, left Seoul Airport yesterday (25/12/57) to follow a programme of planned study in the US under the auspices of UNKRA. Their 6 months' period of advanced specialized training, which will cover vaccine production, laboratory technique and chemical research, is part of the Agency's programme of technical assistance to the National Chemical and Vaccine Laboratories for which $36,000 has been allocated. Under this scheme, 7 or 8 senior technicians will be sent to Europe or the USA to study modern ideas and techniques in their various fields and so enable the UNKRA-rehabilitated laboratories to operate with maximum efficiency.