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    • Old Powder Mill - 1878

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    • Typed caption: Drying House - Nitre Hall Gunpowder Works Built 1800 Abandoned 1890 Built by Israel Whelan, Haverford Township Pennsylvania, S.E. corner about 1/4 mile above City Line Road. Operated by Whelan & William Rogers, Jr. Van Gelder &...
    • First Office of the Du Pont Company

    • Office buildings;
    • "This structure was built in 1836-7, and had extensions added to it in 1849, about 1868, and again in 1877-8. It was used as the company office from 1837 until it was abandoned in 1891, when the second office building on Buck Road (now the home...
    • DuPont Country Club

    • Old and New DuPont Country Club
    • Historic associations cluster here. The DuPont Country Club, Henry Clay, Delaware, overlooks Brandywine Creek, where DuPont gunpowder was first manufactured. The facing stone of this building was obtained from the abandoned powder mills in the...
    • DuPont Country Club

    • Old and New DuPont Country Club
    • Historic associations cluster here. The DuPont Country Club, Henry Clay, Delaware, overlooks Brandywine Creek, where DuPont gunpowder was first manufactured. The facing stone of this building was obtained from the abandoned powder mills in the...
    • Old Powder Mill - 1878

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    • Typed caption: Drying House - Nitre Hall Gunpowder Works Built 1800 Abandoned 1890 Built by Israel Whelan, Haverford Township Pennsylvania, S.E. corner about 1/4 mile above City Line Road. Operated by Whelan & William Rogers, Jr. Van Gelder &...
    • Pelleport

    • Dwellings; Estates;
    • Designed in 1881 by Theophilus Parsons Chandler, Pelleport was originally inhabited by William du Pont and his wife May Lammot du Pont. A number of du Pont family members lived in the house through the early twentieth century, but Pelleport was...
    • Pelleport

    • Dwellings; Estates;
    • Designed in 1881 by Theophilus Parsons Chandler, Pelleport was originally inhabited by William du Pont and his wife May Lammot du Pont. A number of du Pont family members lived in the house through the early twentieth century, but Pelleport was...
    • Sleeping Sickness

    • Sick persons; Diseases;
    • Written on back: "Abandoned case of Sleeping Sickness - fatal." Written on folder: "Photos from Africa, 1923-24 sent by missionary Dr. E. R. Kellersberger to Charles L. Huston."
    • Hydro-Electric Plant

    • Power plants; Foundations;
    • "According to Edward L. Bader this plant was constructed in 1891-92 by Francis Gurney and Alfred I. du Pont; however, date is given as 1898 in Allan J. Henry, ed., Life of Alexis I. du Pont, II, p. 34. It was a two-story frame building with three...
    • Dust bowl farm

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    • Baca County CO- This abandoned farmstead stands in ruin from blasting winds which have shifted top soil from field to cover the house and improvement. The old turning plow in the foreground was left at the end of a row in the field.

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