Note on back of photograph: "Dr. John Postlethwaite, Associate Professor of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, uses electro-chemical apparatus to measure corrosion rates in a section of iron pipe carrying potash in water. The pipe under study is in a flow loop which also contains transparent sections so that interior conditions can be observed." In Thorvaldson lab.
Bio/Historical Note: Dr. John Postlethwaite was on the faculty of Chemical Engineering from 1975-1983.
Note on back: "Dr. R.L. Eager, Chemistry Professor, inserts a reactor containing aspen poplar, water, carbon monoxide and a catalyst into a holder, which in turn will be placed in a heavy walled stainless steel vessel for heating. The vessel is located behind steel walls in view of the high pressure generated". In Thorvaldson lab.
Bio/Historical Note: Dr. Richard Livingston (Dick) Eager was born 27 August 1917 in Kenaston, Saskatchewan. He earned a BE (1943) and an MSc (1945) from the University of Saskatchewan. In 1949 he received a PhD from McGill University. Dr. Eager was appointed special lecturer at the U of S in 1947 and was a full professor by 1965. He retired in 1984 and was named professor emeritus. Dr. Eager died in Saskatoon in 2003.