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    • Auto History

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    • The First Automobile Show-People weren't even sure that the horseless carriage was "here to stay" when the first automobile show was held at the Old Madison Square Garden, New York, in 1900. Manufacturers of that period had different ideas as to...
    • DuPont Magazine [April 1948]

    • Periodicals; Chemical industry; Petroleum industry; Paint industry; Plastics industry;
    • Table of Contents: The petroleum industry and DuPont; Story previews; 1947, a review of DuPont activities; Oil prospectors go to sea; A yarn for home makers; World's deepest oil well; Freedom is everybody's job; Should I save my antifreeze; A...
    • Testing motor fuels

    • Research on Motor Fuels, Lubricants and Petroleum Additives
    • In an effort to find out more about motor fuels, lubricant and engine performance, a test car is driven for miles on an instrumented treadmill under simulated road conditions at DuPont's Petroleum Laboratory. The treadmill can be tilted to any...
    • Knock testing

    • Research on Motor Fuels, Lubricants and Petroleum Additives
    • This is a knock testing engine being used by DuPont for fundamental combustion research. Since its beginning in 1927, DuPont's fundamental research program has proved helpful in laying the foundation for applied research along many lines. In this...
    • Chemical research

    • Research on Motor Fuels, Lubricants and Petroleum Additives
    • Fundamental chemical research is important in the development of petroleum additives. This complicated looking apparatus is used by DuPont in its laboratories at Deepwater Point, New Jersey for studying rates of organic chemical reactions. DuPont...
    • Jame River Works

    • Sulfuric acid plants: Cleveland, OH; East Chicago, IN; Fort Hill, Cincinnati, OH; James River, Richmond, VA; Fort Bend, KY
    • View of the James River works of the Grasselli Chemicals Department of the DuPont Company. This modern plant (near Richmond, Virginia) makes an old line product-sulfuric acid. The textile, fertilizer, petroleum, iron and steel, paint and pigment,...
    • Distillation columns

    • Victoria, Texas Plant
    • Distillation columns soar gracefully into condensers at the DuPont Company's plant, ten miles from Victoria, Texas. A large investment in units such as these is characteristic of the chemical industry. Only by keeping facilities up to date can a...
    • View of Chambers Works

    • Dye Works-Chambers Works, Deepwater Point, New Jersey
    • Chambers Works of DuPont's Organic Chemicals Department, one of the largest chemical and dyestuffs plants in the Western Hemisphere. Manufacturing facilities, together with three related research laboratories occupy an area of about 600 acres at...
    • Victoria, Texas Plant

    • Victoria, Texas Plant
    • Manufacturing operations at DuPont's Victoria, Texas plant take place in outdoor buildings such as these. The plant makes adiponitrile from butadiene, a petroleum product. The plant's entire output is shipped to the company's big Sabine River...
    • View of Chambers Works

    • Dye Works-Chambers Works, Deepwater Point, New Jersey
    • An aerial view of the DuPont Chambers Works at Deepwater Point, New Jersey. The plant occupies about 600 acres, employs approximately 6,000 people and produces dome 2,500 specific chemical compounds. Among its chief chemical products are dyes and...
    • Aerial view of Chambers Works

    • Chambers Works Deepwater Point, New Jersey
    • Chambers Works of DuPont's Organic Chemicals Department, one of the largest chemical and dyestuffs plants in the Western Hemisphere. Manufacturing facilities, together with three related research laboratories, occupy an area of about 600 acres at...
    • View of Chambers Works

    • Dye Works-Chambers Works, Deepwater Point, New Jersey
    • Chambers Works of DuPont's Organic Chemicals Department, one of the largest chemical and dyestuffs plants in the Western Hemisphere. Manufacturing facilities, together with three related research laboratories occupy an area of about 600 acres at...
    • Loading a tank car

    • Tetraethyl lead
    • An operator prepares to load a tank car of tetraethyl lead at DuPont's Chambers Works. The tank a car is on a siding in the TEL area where the antiknock compound is manufactured. DuPont's Petroleum Chemicals Division markets this product to...
    • DuPont Magazine [October-November 1946]

    • Periodicals; Chemical industry; Sulphuric acid industry; Rayon; Fashion industry; Paint industry; Plastics industry;
    • Table of Contents: The acid that goes everywhere; If weeds are a problem; Rayon fashions from dawn till dark; Life-saver from the air; Color rides the rails; Cloth and chemistry; Petroleum chemicals; Protect your car against freeze-ups;...
    • Loading a tank car

    • Tetraethyl lead
    • An operator prepares to load a tank car of tetraethyl lead at DuPont's Chambers Works. The tank a car is on a siding in the TEL area where the antiknock compound is manufactured. DuPont's Petroleum Chemicals Division markets this product to...

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