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The Hagley Digital Archives provides online access to selected items from the Hagley Library's collection of images, documents, and publications related to the history of business, technology, and society.
Hand railcar used for transporting charges from incorporating mills to press house
E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company powder yards in Wilmington, Delaware. Building in background is the Rumford Dawes house.
Gentieu, Pierre A., 1842-1930
The powderman is William McDowell. He lived in Chicken Alley and worked in the yards until they closed. McDowell then moved to the Forty Acres section of Wilmington and tended boilers at the Bancroft Mills.
Railroad tracksEmployeesLaborersRailroad handcars
E.I. du Pont de Nemours Powder Company
1 photographic print : b&w ; 8 x 10 in.
Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department, Hagley Museum and Library
Pierre A. Gentieu Brandywine River Valley photographs (Accession 1970.001)
[Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Pierre A. Gentieu Brandywine River Valley photographs (Accession 1970.001), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
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