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    • Jig dyeing

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    • This scene at the Newburgh, New York plant shows a step in the manufacture of coated fabrics. This illustration shows what is known as jig dyeing. The base goods are dyed to a shade closely approximating the face color of the finished goods....
    • Jig dyeing

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    • This scene at the Newburgh, New York plant shows a step in the manufacture of coated fabrics. This illustration shows what is known as jig dyeing. The base goods are dyed to a shade closely approximating the face color of the finished goods....
    • Many uses of plastic

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    • Display of some of the many uses of plastics featured at the former DuPont Exhibition at the New York Museum of Science and Industry, Rockefeller Center. By pressing a button the visitor could light up the row of Lucite methyl methacrylate pipes in...
    • Walker's Mill

    • Mills; Storage facilities; Textile industry;
    • "Built in 1814 by Joseph B. Simms, this stone mill was operated through most of its long life as a cotton spinning mill. The land belonged to E. I. du Pont, and the Brandywine Manufacturers' Sunday School first met there. The mill and the...
    • Lockheeds Constellation

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    • The huge tail span of the Constellation-first Lockheed to have three fins. Lockheed is famous for its many twin tailed airplanes. The three tail arrangement not only keep over all height to a minimum for convenience in fitting into hangars the...
    • Perfume compounds

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    • Some perfumes are compounded from as many as sixty ingredients. The number of items in a compounding laboratory many reach into thousands. The young woman shown here is not only an expert on which of these items can be used successfully for...
    • Checking 'Tedlar' film

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    • Bonded to building materials, DuPont's new 'Tedlar' PVF film gives them a useful, low maintenance outdoor life of many years without refinishing. Here, a DuPont salesman, right, check tests in Pre-Finish Metal plant in Chicago. In the building...
    • A 'breath meter'

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    • Highly ingenious laboratory tools and instruments help DuPont scientists uncover many secrets of nature ordinarily hidden from the human senses. This 'Breath meter' is so sensitive that mere blowing on the steel bar can easily be registered. This...
    • Texas Towers

    • Radar; Towers;
    • Written on back: "Famed 'Texas Towers' of the Continental Radar Warning System wear leggings of Lukens Monel clad steel which reach from beneath the water level to above the splash level to provide protection against action of the salt water."...
    • E. E. Hendrick to J. G. McKinney

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    • Hendrick ends this business letter with two paragraphs about the result of his experiment with the electric car and of his views on the steam vehicle. Hendrick considers how many miles each machine will go and the cost of the steam vehicle.
    • Neoprene work soles

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    • Work soles made of DuPont's synthetic rubber, neoprene are popular in many industries, but especially so among roofers. They are surefooted, abrasion resistant and long wearing. Neoprene crepe is much more resistant to oxidation than natural rubber...
    • Baltimore & Ohio Railroad Station

    • Railroad stations;
    • On back: "A station was established here in 1851. The present station was built in 1884. This is said to be the oldest railroad station on top of any mountain in the world. The B & O reached Oakland in 1851. Soon after this event many famous 19th...
    • Gate House and Centennial Gates

    • Gatehouses; Gates;
    • "Gates of 1886-1904 were located a distance upstream from present gates, approximately where Squirrel Run flows under the road. Before 1886 the gates were located several hundred yards above the present museum building. Alfred I. du Pont,...

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