Photo: GATX 31197 & 54877 At DuPont Plant (1940)


Bob Chaparro
 

Photo: GATX 31197 & 54877 At DuPont Plant (1940)

A photo from the Hagley Digital Archives:

https://digital.hagley.org/1972341_0564?solr_nav%5Bid%5D=4548b74fa792245fab1b&solr_nav%5Bpage%5D=1&solr_nav%5Boffset%5D=23

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Caption:

Tank cars are loaded with hydrogen peroxide at the DuPont Company's plant near Memphis TN. Structure in left background is hydrogen peroxide manufacturing unit which uses a new non electrolytic process developed by DuPont research. One of plant's 250,000 pound aluminum peroxide storage tanks is at left and drum filling station and warehouse at right. Southern textile and paper mills use large quantities of hydrogen peroxide for bleaching.

Bob Chaparro

Hemet, CA

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