Transport: Doctor's Dynamite

To blast a reservoir on his farm at Stanfordville, N. Y., Dr. Edgar Ernst needed 50 Ib. of dynamite, ordered it sent by freight from the du Pont factory in Wilmington, Del. Last week, in a special car pulled by a special engine. Dr. Ernst's dynamite arrived. Confronted with the difficulty of transporting a package no bigger than a soap box which was nonetheless capable of blowing up a complete train, du Pont had hired a whole boxcar, nailed the crate to the floor in the middle, sealed the doors, plastered the outside with...

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