Archive ID: F00322

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1953   The "crimping" tool invented by FEBC to bend flat corrugated metal roofing material into the large-scale curve necessary to fit the new transmitter building. FEBC produced many innovations in the early days in order to meet various needs, simply because many electronic and construction materials were not available in the years following the war. Ray Meeks, a volunteer from the U.S. who oversaw this project, is seen with hand on the hood of the jeep. See also #310, 311, 323.