Belle Works
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member two-bit Joe
N 38° 14.659 W 081° 33.232
17S E 451533 N 4233068
Belle Works, located in Belle, WV .
Waymark Code: WMNVN
Location: West Virginia, United States
Date Posted: 08/29/2006
Published By:Groundspeak Premium Member flyingmoose
Views: 29

At this site, April 1926, E. I. DuPont de Nemours and Co. produced first successful, commercially synthesized ammonia from air and water. This initiated a progression of synthetic products: methyl alcohol, antifreeze, nitrates for explosives and fertilizer, plastic, rubber and nylon. Using high pressure synthesis with coal, water and air, this chemical invention was vital to U.S. victory in World War II.
Marker Title: Belle Works

Marker Location: Located in front of Dupont plant in Belle, WV.

County or Independent City: Kanawha

Web Site: [Web Link]

Marker Program Sponsor: E. I. DuPont de Nemours and Co.

Marker Number: Not listed

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