Austin Powder Company album

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    The Austin Powder Company is a Cleveland, Ohio-based manufacturer of various industrial explosives and detonators, as well as a provider of blasting services around North America. It is the oldest manufacturing enterprise in the Cleveland area.
    The Austin Powder Company was founded in 1833 by five brothers. By the 1860s, the company had grown considerably, and was continuing to expand. The Austin Powder Company album (Accession 1973.231) documents the establishment of a new set of mills, constructed in 1892 in Cuyahoga County near Solon, Ohio.
    Image: View of Solon Plant, ca. 1900. Click here to view in the collection.

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