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    • 1945-Mar

    Close-up view of the Charge and Press machine used to fill shells with an explosives charge the Hercules Powder Company plant in Port Ewen, New York. After the charge was pressed into the bottom of the shells, the…

    • 1945-Mar

    General view of employee Jim Kennedy operating a press machine used to fill electric blasting caps with an explosive charge at the Hercules Powder Company plant in Port Ewen, New York. The operation was…

    • 1945-Mar

    Close-up view of the soldering of wire at the Hercules Powder Company plant in Port Ewen, New York. During the production of electric blasting caps, wires were inserted into the base of a bridging machine while a…

    • 1945-Mar

    General view of Clara Kellerman and another unidentified employee inspecting electric blasting cap shells at the Hercules Powder Company plant in Port Ewen, New York. Formed in 1912 as part of an anti-trust settlement…

    • 1945-Mar

    General view of employees Harold Struber (left) and Raymond Leahy operating a wire-cutting and stripping machine at the Hercules Powder Company plant in Port Ewen, New York. During the production of electric blasting…

    • 1945-Mar

    General view of employee Joe Bechtold operating a capsule machine used to punch strips of copper into discs during the production of small shells at the Hercules Powder Company plant in Port Ewen, New York. Formed in…

    • 1945-Mar

    General view of employee Kenneth Heiser using a buggy to transport a load of charged shells produced at the Hercules Powder Company plant in Port Ewen, New York. Formed in 1912 as part of an anti-trust settlement with…

    • 1945-Mar

    General view of an unidentified employee cutting wire for use in blasting cap shells produced at the Hercules Powder Company plant in Port Ewen, New York. Prior to cutting, copper, enamel, and iron wire was insulated…

    • 1945-Mar

    General view of female employees inserting bridged wires into loaded electric blasting caps at the Hercules Powder Company plant in Port Ewen, New York. The individuals visible in the photograph are identified as…

    • 1945-Mar

    General view of an unidentified employee operating a milling machine at the Hercules Powder Company plant in Port Ewen, New York. Formed in 1912 as part of an anti-trust settlement with DuPont, the Hercules Powder…

    • 1945-Mar

    General view of employees cutting wire for use in blasting cap shells produced at the Hercules Powder Company plant in Port Ewen, New York. The individuals visible in the photograph are identified as follows (left to…

    • 1945-Mar

    Close-up view of inspected blasting cap shells ready to be loaded with an explosive charge and wired plug at the Hercules Powder Company plant in Port Ewen, New York. Formed in 1912 as part of an anti-trust settlement…

    • 1945-Mar

    General view of an unidentified female employee operating a machine used to inspect blasting cap shells at the Hercules Powder Company plant in Port Ewen, New York. Formed in 1912 as part of an anti-trust settlement…

    • circa 1955

    General view of an unidentified employee trimming bridge wires used in the electric blasting caps manufactured at the Hercules Powder Company plant in Port Ewen, New York. Formed in 1912 as part of an anti-trust…

    • 1955-Feb-08

    General view of employee Emily Port inserting plugs and bridge wires into the shells of electric blasting caps manufactured at the Hercules Powder Company plant in Port Ewen, New York. Formed in 1912 as part of an…

    • 1955-Feb-08

    General view of employee Jane Kaminski inserting plugs and bridge wires into the shells of electric blasting caps manufactured at the Hercules Powder Company plant in Port Ewen, New York. Formed in 1912 as part of an…

    • 1955-Feb-08

    General view of employee Mildred Best soldering platinum bridge wires used in the electric blasting caps manufactured at the Hercules Powder Company plant in Port Ewen, New York. During the production of electric…

    • 1955-Feb-08

    General view of employee Bertha Warren soldering platinum bridge wires used in the electric blasting caps manufactured at the Hercules Powder Company plant in Port Ewen, New York. During the production of electric…

    • 1955-Feb-08

    General view of employee Bertha Warren trimming platinum wires used in the electric blasting caps manufactured at the Hercules Powder Company plant in Port Ewen, New York. Formed in 1912 as part of an anti-trust…

    • 1955-Feb-08

    General view of soldering and bridge wire operations, part of the assembly line production of electric blasting caps, at the Hercules Powder Company plant in Port Ewen, New York. During the production of electric…

    • 1955-Feb-08

    Close-up view showing the trimming of lead wires for use in the electric blasting caps manufactured at the Hercules Powder Company plant in Port Ewen, New York. Formed in 1912 as part of an anti-trust settlement with…

    • 1954

    Close-up view of a plastic extrusion machine used to coat and insulate wires at the Hercules Powder Company plant in Port Ewen, New York. As visible in the photograph, ethyl cellulose was heated and then extruded as…

    • 1962

    Close-up view of an automatic press machine used to fill shells with an explosives charge the Hercules Powder Company plant in Port Ewen, New York. Formed in 1912 as part of an anti-trust settlement with DuPont, the…

    • 1962

    General view of several employees at work on the automatic loading line for the production of detonators and initiators at the Hercules Powder Company plant in Port Ewen, New York. On the left-hand side of the…

    • 1962

    General view of employees at work in a facility used for the production and testing of detonators and initiators manufactured at the Hercules Powder Company plant in Port Ewen, New York. Formed in 1912 as part of an…