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    • Precision dynamite

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    • A typical instance of control over giant explosive forces was the damming of the Saguenay River in Canada for a hydroelectric project. The torrential rush of the current balked successive attempts to complete a cofferdam, the conventional method....
    • Precision dynamite

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    • A typical instance of control over giant explosive forces was the damming of the Saguenay River in Canada for a hydroelectric project. The torrential rush of the current balked successive attempts to complete a cofferdam, the conventional method....
    • DuPont Magazine [September 1928]

    • Periodicals; Chemical industry; Plastics industry; Explosives; Dynamite; Ammunition; Mining; Quarrying; Blasting; Textile industry; Automobile industry;
    • Table of Contents: Duplate, a new improved non-shatterable glass; Modern methods of quarrying Indiana Oolitic limestone; Fabrikoid modernized for artist decorators; More hydroelectric power for North Carolina; Draining muck land; Better ventilation...
    • Energy, Industry

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    • Hydroelectric power plant-Grand Coulee Project Office, Washington-An aerial view looking south at Grand Coulee Dam complex with town of Coulee Dam in foreground. West Coulee Dam partly visible at extreme right, Grand Coulee Dam and Third Powerplant...
    • Trifurcation

    • Pipes (Conduits);
    • Written on back: "This huge branch connection, called a trifurcation, at the Yards Creek Pumped Storage Hydroelectric Project in northern NJ was fabricated by Chicago Bridge & Iron Co. using Lukens Penstock Steel. The all-welded, three-way...
    • 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...
    • Steam Plant

    • Engine rooms; Power plants;
    • "Francis Gurney du Pont is said to have been the one who prevailed upon General Henry du Font to build a steam plant in the 1880's. It was built primarily for the purpose of supplying power to the mills in time of low water, but was also part of...

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