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  Peerless Explosives 100 x 6.jpg - PEERLESS EXPLOSIVES - Black and tan Peerless 100 No. 6 caps, 2 5/8 x 2 1/4 x 1 ¾ in. high, manufactured by Peerless Explosives Co., Wilkes-Barre, PA   (The Peerless Explosives Company was formed by E. R. Day, R. I. Bashford formerly of the Grasselli Powder Company, and Eugene Frost formerly of the Aetna and Grasselli companies.  The company was incorporated in Delaware in 1923 with Day as president.  The company acquired the old Miller Powder Company property at White Haven, Pennsylvania and built a dynamite plant there.  By 1924 the usual grades of dynamite were being produced with a rated capacity of 4,500,000 pounds per year.  In 1930, Peerless Explosives merged with the Union Explosives Company and continued manufacturing operations until about 1950. See Van Gelder and Schlatter, History of the Explosives Industry in America, pp 632-35)  
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Peerless Explosives 100 x 6 | PEERLESS EXPLOSIVES - Black and tan Peerless 100 No. 6 caps, 2 5/8 x 2 1/4 x 1 ¾ in. high, manufactured by Peerless Explosives Co., Wilkes-Barre, PA (The Peerless Explosives Company was formed by E. R. Day, R. I. Bashford formerly of the Grasselli Powder Company, and Eugene Frost formerly of the Aetna and Grasselli companies. The company was incorporated in Delaware in 1923 with Day as president. The company acquired the old Miller Powder Company property at White Haven, Pennsylvania and built a dynamite plant there. By 1924 the usual grades of dynamite were being produced with a rated capacity of 4,500,000 pounds per year. In 1930, Peerless Explosives merged with the Union Explosives Company and continued manufacturing operations until about 1950. See Van Gelder and Schlatter, History of the Explosives Industry in America, pp 632-35) Download Original Image
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