Panoramic view of DuPont Company's plant (top panorama) and community village (bottom panorama) at the Old Hickory powder plant near Nashville, Tennessee. The plant panorama shows the nitric acid plant, blending towers, a cotton purification building under construction, a completed purification building and other structures of the guncotton area. Built by Du Pont, this company town had accommodations for 30,000 people. Various types of housing are pictured in the bottom panorama along with the duPont hotel, the village Y. M. C. A. as well as a village school.
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 Plant and Community Village at the Old Hickory Powder Plant near Nashville, Tennessee.” 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/q13lcri.
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Panoramic view of DuPont Company's plant and community village at the Old Hickory powder plant near Nashville, Tennessee
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