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    • 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…

    • 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

    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 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 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 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 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 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-Oct

    General view of the machine shop at the Hercules Powder Company plant in Port Ewen, New York, showing employees at work on a variety of machines, including planers, milling machines, and lathes. Formed in 1912 as part…

    • 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

    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…

    • 1954

    General view of two employees cutting and bundling wires during the assembly of electric blasting caps at the Hercules Powder Company plant in Port Ewen, New York. The individuals in the photograph are identified as…

    • 1954

    General view of employee Ed Reis guiding plastic insulated wire from spool rack to cutting board during the manufacture of electric blasting caps at the Hercules Powder Company plant in Port Ewen, New York. Prior to…

    • 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…

    • 1954

    General view of employee James (Jay) Fiore transferring dry powder from the dry house to the mix house at the Hercules Powder Company plant in Port Ewen, New York. Notably, the powder, which was used in the manufacture…

    • 1954

    General view of mix house group leader Benny Williams mixing Pentaerythritol tetranitrate (PETN) with graphite for use in the electric blasting caps produced at the Hercules Powder Company plant in Port Ewen, New York.…

    • 1954

    General view of a rubber mat apparatus used to mix Pentaerythritol tetranitrate (PETN) with graphite for use in the electric blasting caps produced at the Hercules Powder Company plant in Port Ewen, New York. The…

    • 1954

    Close-up view of employee Mildred Best soldering platinum bridge wires across the two ends of the lead wires used in the electric blasting caps manufactured at the Hercules Powder Company plant in Port Ewen, New York.…

    • 1954

    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…

    • 1954

    General view of employee Bertha Warren using embroidery scissors to trim 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…

    • 1955-Feb-08

    General view of employees removing loaded blasting cap shells from trays and transferring them to racks for final assembly at the Hercules Powder Company plant in Port Ewen, New York. The individuals in the photograph…

    • 1955-Feb-08

    General view of Joseph Maurer pouring ethyl cellulose into the hopper of a plastic extrusion machine at the Hercules Powder Company plant in Port Ewen, New York. In the machine, the ethyl cellulose was heated and then…