Panoramic view of the DuPont Company's guncotton plant in Hopewell, Virginia (top panorama) along with their powder plant located in Parlin, New Jersey (bottom panorama).
DuPont Company's guncotton plant located in Hopewell, Virginia (top panorama) produced over one billion pounds of guncotton for the United States' engagement in World War One. The "A" plant power house can be seen in the left foreground with the guncotton area beginning in the center foreground.
DuPont Company's powder plant located in Parlin, New Jersey (bottom panorama) supplied munitions for the United States' engagement in World War One. During the war, it produced 375,000 pounds of military smokeless powder and 30,000 pounds of guncotton per day. The panoramic photograph shows ether houses, power plants, solvent recoveries and blending towers.
Digitized in entirety, this illustrated work contains photographs and histories of companies that produced munitions for use in World War One. Includes the E. I. du Pont de Nemours and Company, Pennsylvania Trojan Powder Company, the Hercules Powder Company, Atlas Powder Company, the Bethlehem Loading Company, the Aetna Explosives Company, and the Butterworth-Judson Corporation. Select company entries include foldout panoramas of their facilities.
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Williams, W. Bradford (William Bradford). “Panoramic View of DuPont Company's Plants in Hopewell, Virginia and Parlin, New Jersey.” History of the Manufacture of Explosives for the World War, 1917-1918. Chicago, Illinois: University of Chicago. Press, 1920. Science History Institute. Philadelphia. https://digital.sciencehistory.org/works/7hyuszh.
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