View of warehouses looking northeast, and showing fuse shipping
boxes stored outside under tarps.
General view of the warehouses showing freight cars of incoming
material ready to be unloaded,
and at left cars being loaded with finished fuses.
Exterior view showing type of construction, foundation and
excess material stored on platform.
Entrance to Warehouse No 2 showing building loaded to capacity
with bombs and fuses, even on the platform.
This building was 450 ft long and a covered platform entirely
around it. A standard gauge railroad extends along one side and
the plant's narrow gauge railroad runs the length of the other
side. All the warehouses had service by both railroads.
Material handling detail shows use of roller conveyor in unloading
bomb shipping cases from box car to warehouse.
Material handling detail close-up of unloading shipping cases
in box car.
Interior view of warehouse stocked to capacity with empty bombs
This building is 150 ft long and 40 ft wide, and with an eight
foot covered platform all around it.
Narrow Gauge Train
For the transportation of materials about the plant, there were
over two miles of narrow gauge railroad. This picture shows one
of the Plymouth locomotives and five tram cars loaded with bomb
shipping cases being hauled up the shell line. The gasoline locomotive
exhausts through water.