Joliet Army Ammunition Plant, Joliet, Will County, IL
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Documentation compiled after 1968.
Survey number HAER IL-18
Unprocessed field note material exists for this structure (FN-7).
Significance: Joliet Army Ammunition Plant was one of the first munitions facilities established in the United States after the outbreak of World War II in Europe. Its TNT manufacturing buildings represent the first of widely used industrial process, and are a highly intact historic-engineering type.
War (World War II)
Historic American Engineering Record (Library of Congress)
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