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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 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 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

    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 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

    Close-up view of employee Dorothy Locke setting lead wires in a mold, 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…

    • 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

    Close-up view of a molten compound, likely a mixture of sulfur, graphite, and mica, being poured over the tip of lead wires to form the plugs of electric blasting caps produced at the Hercules Powder Company plant in…

    • 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…

    • 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.…

    • 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…

    • 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…