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    • 1962

    General view of employees at work assembling Vibrocaps manufactured 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…

    • 1962

    General view of female employees testing electric detonators manufactured 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…

    • 1962

    General view of an unidentified employee setting a tray of shells into an apparatus used during the production of blasting caps at Hercules Powder Company plant in Port Ewen, New York. The apparatus is likely a press…

    • 1962

    General view of an unidentified employee operating a Beckman (Berkeley Division) Time Interval Meter at the Hercules Powder Company plant in Port Ewen, New York. Time Interval Meters were commonly used for a range of…

    • 1962

    General view of an unidentified employee inspecting Vibrocaps manufactured 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…

    • 1962

    General view of a female employee operating an automatic precision-assembly station used during the manufacture of detonators and initiators at the Hercules Powder Company plant in Port Ewen, New York. The employee…

    • 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 an unidentified employee using assorted machinery to test the destructive range and effectiveness of detonators and initiators manufactured at the Hercules Powder Company plant located in Port Ewen, New…

    • 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…

    • 1962

    General view of an unidentified employee operating an apparatus used to test special electric detonators manufactured at the Hercules Powder Company plant in Port Ewen, New York. Formed in 1912 as part of an anti-trust…

    • 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…

    • 1960

    General view of employee Andrew Tubby setting up an apparatus used for destructive testing of electric blasting caps manufactured at the Hercules Powder Company plant in Port Ewen, New York. Formed in 1912 as part of an…

    • 1960

    General view of employees Thomas Stauble (left, foreground) and Andrew Tubby (right, foreground) using assorted machinery to test the destructive range and effectiveness of detonators and initiators manufactured at the…

    • 1960

    General view of the storage area for coiled wires with attached ignition plugs, a component of the electric blasting caps manufactured at the Hercules Powder Company plant in Port Ewen, New York. The employee visible in…

    • 1960

    General view of an apparatus used to test special electric detonators manufactured at the Hercules Powder Company plant in Port Ewen, New York. The employee visible in the photograph is identified as Anna Woods.

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    • 1960

    General view of shunts being applied to the spooled Vibrocaps manufactured at the Hercules Powder Company plant in Port Ewen, New York. The employee visible in the photograph is identified as Elizabeth Bailey.

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    • 1960

    General view of employee Kenneth Newell 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…

    • 1960

    General view of employee Raymond Demskie operating a series of levers to remotely mix explosive powders used in the electric blasting caps produced at the Hercules Powder Company plant in Port Ewen, New York. The levers…

    • 1960

    General view of a display featuring dummy samples of a range of detonation-initiating devices manufactured at the Hercules Powder Company plant in Port Ewen, New York. Products visible on the display board include…

    • 1960

    General view of employee Raymond Demskie preparing explosive powder to be mixed on a rubber mat at the Hercules Powder Company plant in Port Ewen, New York. Mixing was performed remotely as an employee operated a series…

    • 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…

    • 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…

    • 1955

    General view of first class operator Sylvester (Syl) Demskie weighing diazo and potassium chlorate in the mix house at the Hercules Powder Company plant in Port Ewen, New York. Diazo and potassium chlorate were two…