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    • Press House

    • Garages; Ordnance industry; Gunpowder;
    • "This was a press house that was built after 1834 and before 1847. Most of the information concerning this building relates to the occasions upon which it exploded, which were frequent. It had three stone walls, and a wooden front and roof. On...
    • DuPont Magazine [April-May 1955]

    • Periodicals; Chemical industry; Weeds; Textile industry; Plastics industry; Mobile home living;
    • Table of Contents: New weapons in the war on weeds; This fabrilite breathes; They take their homes with them; Outboard without roar; Paper from man-made fibers; Ever hear of fiberfill; The right light for the job; Why high compression car engines;...
    • Packing House - Site

    • Ordnance industry; Gunpowder; Foundations;
    • "This was an all-frame structure built parallel to the road, with stone buttresses at each end. It was about 70 feet long and had a rubberoid tar-paper roof. The upstream portion of the building was used for keg storage; the middle area was used...
    • Graining Mill

    • Mills; Building deterioration;
    • "This graining mill was three stories high on the uphill side; top story was of frame and sheet metal; building had a low roof. The finished, grained powder was taken out on the upper level. Narrow gauge track ran across front of graining mill on...
    • Blower and Flash Wall

    • Walls; Engine rooms;
    • "This building contained an engine which turned the raw steam from the steam plant into usable power to operate the glaze mill. May also have contained gearing connected to, and translating the power from, the turbine at the creek edge, which was...

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