Union Carbide's First Chemical Operation, Clendenin, West Virginia
Landscape painting with architecture. A high eye-level view of a river valley from a hilltop, showing a small cluster of industrial buildings concentrated in the lower right. Post-Impressionistic style. Pencil marks visible beneath the paint, and layers of paint are thin in some areas especially on the factory buildings.
Union Carbide Corporation built the world's first petrochemical plant in 1920 in Clendenin, West Virginia. Major corporate products first produced at the plant include ethylene oxide/glycol, alcohols, olefins, and polyethylene.
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Brown, Roy H. (Roy Henry). Union Carbide's First Chemical Operation, Clendenin, West Virginia. Oil paint (paint), canvas (textile material), n.d. Science History Institute. Philadelphia. https://digital.sciencehistory.org/works/5999n3919.
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