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Abstract: In 1902, DuPont took control of Laflin & Rand, including the Haskell Works. Infallible and Ballistite powders were manufactured there. The works played an important role in smokeless powder production during World War I. The panoramic photographs depict views of the Du Pont Company's smokeless powder works in Haskell, New Jersey and the workers village nearby.
Dates: circa 1920
Abstract: In 1904 the DuPont Company purchased the International Smokeless Powder and Chemical Company, which was then producing smokeless powder and nitrocellulose products in their plant in Parlin, New Jersey. This collection consists of seven panormaic photographs that show views of the Parlin, New Jersey plant, including views of production facilities and worker housing.
Dates: 1918; 1925
Abstract: E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company Repauno Works manufactured high explosive dynamite. The company began as the Repauno Chemical Company on June 7, 1880, by Lammot du Pont (1831-1884), a chemist working for the family business, E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company, a chemical company which originally produced gunpowder. The panoramic photographs show two views of the dynamite works and workers village at the DuPont Company's Repauno Works.
Dates: 1919; 1926
E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company, Inc., Carney's Point Works and workers housing panoramic photographs
Abstract: The DuPont Company purchased the land for a smokeless powder plant at Carney's Point, New Jersey (across the Delaware River from Wilmington, Delaware) in 1890. In 1892 it produced its first guncotton, and then the first smokeless powder. This collection consists of twenty panoramic photographs of Carney's Point smokeless powder plant, including exteriors of various buildings and groups of workers.
Abstract: McCullough Iron Company produced the first galvanized sheet iron in the United States, and then went on to produce charcoal blooms and iron bars. The Octoraro Rolling Mill was built in 1828, originally owned by Joseph Roman and purchased by McCullough & Co. in 1857. It operated until 1893. This item is a panoramic-type nineteenth century albumen photograph showing the town of Rowlandsville, Maryland, on Octoraro Creek in Cecil County. The iron-works may be in the distance, and the houses may be predominantly worker's housing.
Dates: circa 1870
- Gunpowder industry 3
- Gunpowder, Smokeless 3
- Explosives industry 2
- Carney's Point (N.J.) 1
- Cities and towns 1
- Company towns 1
- Finishes and finishing 1
- Haskell (N.J.) 1
- Industrial recreation 1
- New Jersey 1
- Parlin (N.J.) 1
- Rowlandsville (Md.) 1
- Women employees 1 ∧ less
- Dick, John A., 1879-1972 4
- E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company 4
- Dallin Aerial Surveys 1
- E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company. Carney's Point Works 1
- E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company. Haskell Works 1