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    • Union Station, New London

    • Railroad stations;
    • New York, New Haven & Hartford Railroad; 27 Water Street at the foot of State Street; Architect: Henry Hobson Richardson; Date built: 1887; On back: " The Railroad Station, New London, Conn., was built in 1887 and is interesting not only as the...
    • 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."...
    • DuPont Packaging

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    • Six sided selling and multiple packaging are represented in this interesting DuPont development. The cookies are assembled, wrapped and labeled mechanically. Each packet is individually wrapped with an outer wrap overall for added freshness.
    • Pulse of the automobile engine

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    • These camshafts form an interesting pattern as they emerge from the automatic grinders at the Rouge pant of the Ford Motor Company, They are fashioned with jewelers precision, maximum tolerance being one half of one thousandths of an inch. More...
    • DuPont Magazine [January 1931]

    • Periodicals; Chemical industry; Explosives; Dynamite; Paint industry; Plastics industry; Textile industry; Automobile industry; Rayon;
    • Table of Contents: A statement of policy; Laying a thousand miles of pipe line; Shower curtains of rayon materials; Oklahoma's game refuges; Modern tools that save time; Monson slate from the pine tree state; How slate is produced and some of its...
    • Morse Dry Dock Dial (May 1919 )

    • Periodicals; Magazine covers; Naval yards & naval stations; Boat & ship industry;
    • Includes articles: Making Promises Pay (about the Morse Hoboken office); An Interesting Visitor (on repairing a bark Souverian); Harder To Live Than To Die (About American Expeditionary Forces in France); Finishing the Big Job (about former Morse...
    • DuPont Magazine [December 1933]

    • Periodicals; Chemical industry; Explosives; Dynamite; Paint industry; Plastics industry; Textile industry; Automobile industry; Ammunition industry;
    • Table of Contents: Chemistry and agricultural progress; Cellophane, the magic cloak of yuletide; PX cloth goes to school; New boudoir accessories by DuPont; Those horizontal drills; Introducing Elasticord; The yarn of better fashions; A service on...
    • Woven rayon

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    • Hand crocheted lace at the right? Not for a moment. It's the same as the loosely woven construction at the left. It was made by the Scranton Lace Company on standard equipment to demonstrate the unusual properties of Fiber E, the DuPont Company's...
    • China City, Los Angeles, California

    • postcards; plazas; city & town life; people; lighting; neighborhoods
    • on front of card: "LA-66 - Plaza in China City, Los Angeles, California. Photo by "Dick" Whittington." on back of card: "Interesting shops displaying everything from genuine Chinese art to curios and firecrackers, and numerous restaurants serving...
    • Furniture Designs

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    • Mirror glass and black lacquered wood are two mediums now being widely used by modern French furniture designers. Pieces offered by Colette Gueden, Paris, show great simplicity in design, the mirror glass being used as a decorative element in the...
    • Bring Back Flyer's Map

    • Maps; Transcontinental flights;
    • Text from back of photo: 'The first relic of the round-the-world flight to be brought back is the map used by Lieut. Erik Nelson, engineering officer of the party, on the first leg of the long trip. It was brought back by a friend to whom Nelson...
    • Furniture Designs

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    • Lucie Renaudot of Paris makes interesting use of glass and metal in boudoir furniture for the modern home. Note the mirror glass as a table top and sides for the dressing table. Glass tubing is also used as supports for these two pieces, with...
    • DuPont Magazine [February 1930]

    • Periodicals; Chemical industry; Explosives; Dynamite; Paint industry; Plastics industry; Textile industry; Automobile industry; Quarrying; Coal;
    • Table of Contents: Why gamble with style; Film stock severely tested in Antarctica; The modern floor, Linoleum; Quarrying a coal deposit; Wild life restoration; Rock asphalt in Texas; The boon to the cigar industry; DuPont products in Spain; Win a...

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