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Conditions of Production


Living in the Company Town

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Since it commenced operations in 1881, the principal activity at the Hercules powder works was the manufacture of dynamite and...

Chinese Workers

Chinese Workers at Explosives Factory

Chinese workers were an important component of the workforce at CPW's Hercules Works from the start of operations in 1881...


Oral History Interviews

Quarter Century Club

Quarter Century Club

Quarter Century Club