Charlie Totten - New AIME Oral History Release

Submitted by toni.griffin on May 24 2019

As a non-engineer, Charlie was a rarity. But he supervised many and had the ability to find their mistakes.  Charlie retired after 37 years of service at Bethlehem Steel. While there, he was known for innovative problem solving and crane innovations, e.g. a sheave assembly retainer system, crane bridge wheel assemblies, solid-state controls on D.C. electrical contactor panels, wheel flange/crane rail protective lubrication, safety enhancements. Learn life lessons and hear stories in the trenches from a crane expert and innovator in the steel industry, Charles A. Totten.

Charlie retired after 37 years of service at Bethlehem Steel. While there, he was known for innovative problem solving and crane innovations, e.g. a sheave assembly retainer system, crane bridge wheel assemblies, solid-state controls on D.C. electrical contactor panels, wheel flange/crane rail protective lubrication, safety enhancements. Learn life lessons and hear stories in the trenches from a crane expert and innovator in the steel industry, Charles A. Totten.

See the video on YouTube now - https://youtu.be/AUq0LxGQXKs

To learn more about Charles A. Totten please visit:

AIME Website - http://www.aimehq.org/programs/archives

ETHW Website - https://ethw.org/Oral-History:Charles_A._Totten

Coming releases to include AIST members Joseph Poveromo, and Theodore Lyon.