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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."...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • 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 [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...
    • 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...
    • Memphis TN Plant

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    • Ammonia storage tanks at DuPonts Memphis, TN plant make interesting pattern of light and shadow. Each tank holds 200,000 pounds of anhydrous ammonia, which is one of the raw materials from which the plant produces hydrogen and sodium cyanide,...
    • Morse Dry Dock Dial (October 1923)

    • Periodicals; Magazine covers; Naval yards & naval stations; Boat & ship industry;
    • Includes articles: The First Industrial Diesel Engine Plant in New York City; Some Recent Motorship Visitors to the Morse Yard And Some Diesel Engineering Department Activities; An Interesting example of Marked Economy by Substitution of Oil Engine...
    • DuPont Packaging

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    • Three flavors of cheese are in this interesting assortment of prints which are shaped to fit most crackers when sliced. The individual prints are wrapped in DuPont cellophane inside an outer wrapping of the clear film.
    • 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.
    • 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...

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