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Joliet Army Ammunition Plant, Joliet, Will County, IL



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Item Title


Location
Joliet, IL

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1968.

Notes
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.

Subjects
War (World War II)
Hazardous Wastes
Armories


Collection
Historic American Engineering Record (Library of Congress)

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