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Subject World War (1939-1945) Remove constraint Subject: World War (1939-1945) Subject Explosives Remove constraint Subject: Explosives

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    • after 1940 – before 1946

    General view of a female employee cutting strands of .50 caliber powder extruded from a press to the proper length at the Radford Ordnance Works in Radford, Virginia. The Radford Ordnance Works was operated by the…

    • 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 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 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…