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    • Walker's Mill

    • Mills; Storage facilities; Textile industry;
    • "Built in 1814 by Joseph B. Simms, this stone mill was operated through most of its long life as a cotton spinning mill. The land belonged to E. I. du Pont, and the Brandywine Manufacturers' Sunday School first met there. The mill and the...
    • Lockheeds Constellation

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    • The huge tail span of the Constellation-first Lockheed to have three fins. Lockheed is famous for its many twin tailed airplanes. The three tail arrangement not only keep over all height to a minimum for convenience in fitting into hangars the...
    • Jig dyeing

    • Process of Treating Fabrics
    • This scene at the Newburgh, New York plant shows a step in the manufacture of coated fabrics. This illustration shows what is known as jig dyeing. The base goods are dyed to a shade closely approximating the face color of the finished goods....
    • Jig dyeing

    • Process of Treating Fabrics
    • This scene at the Newburgh, New York plant shows a step in the manufacture of coated fabrics. This illustration shows what is known as jig dyeing. The base goods are dyed to a shade closely approximating the face color of the finished goods....
    • Perfume compounds

    • Aromatics-synthetic perfumes
    • Some perfumes are compounded from as many as sixty ingredients. The number of items in a compounding laboratory many reach into thousands. The young woman shown here is not only an expert on which of these items can be used successfully for...
    • Checking 'Tedlar' film

    • Manufacturing Processes of Finishes- Automotive, 'Duco', Enamels, Lacquers, Paints
    • Bonded to building materials, DuPont's new 'Tedlar' PVF film gives them a useful, low maintenance outdoor life of many years without refinishing. Here, a DuPont salesman, right, check tests in Pre-Finish Metal plant in Chicago. In the building...
    • Many uses of plastic

    • DuPont Exhibition at the New York Museum of Science & Industry
    • Display of some of the many uses of plastics featured at the former DuPont Exhibition at the New York Museum of Science and Industry, Rockefeller Center. By pressing a button the visitor could light up the row of Lucite methyl methacrylate pipes in...
    • A 'breath meter'

    • Research Tools and Apparatus
    • Highly ingenious laboratory tools and instruments help DuPont scientists uncover many secrets of nature ordinarily hidden from the human senses. This 'Breath meter' is so sensitive that mere blowing on the steel bar can easily be registered. This...
    • Studying animal testing

    • Studying effects of chemicals on laboratory animals
    • Scratch test to determine effect of new compounds is but one of many carried out at DuPont's Haskell Laboratory for Toxicology and Industrial Medicine at Newark, Delaware. Here guinea pig gets a surface scratch into which compound is injected....
    • Belle Works

    • Manufacturing Process of Ammonia
    • A battery of ammonia collectors at the Belle Works of E.I. du Pont Nemours & Company near Charleston WV. The actual synthesis of ammonia one of the many products of the big plant, takes place in vessels located behind the concrete barricade at 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."...

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