Wilmington, DE Dupont Powder Plant Explosion, Mar 1917

POWDER PLANT BLOWS UP KILLING ONE WORKMAN

Another Explosion in Dupont Mills is Reported Today

Wilmington, Del., March 15 - One man was killed when a corning, or graining mill in the Hagley yard of the Dupont powder plant on the Brandywine river, near Wilmington, exploded today.

Albert Vannatta, of Wilmington, with a sister in New York, operator of the mill, was blown to atoms.

The Fort Wayne News, Fort Wayne, IN 15 Mar 1917