Panoramic view of the DuPont Company's guncotton plant in Hopewell, Virginia (top panorama) along with their powder plant located in Carney's Point, 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. This panoramic view includes portions of the power, acid, cotton purification and guncotton areas.
DuPont Company's powder plant located in Carney's Point, New Jersey (bottom panorama) supplied 758 million pounds of smokeless powder to the Allies in World War One. Panoramic view includes powder buildings, plant power-houses, water dryers of the finished powder area, solvent recovery stations, solvent recovery areas, and the Deepwater Point picric acid plant.
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 Carney's Point, 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/daaoxf5.
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