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WWII Industrial Facilities: Authorized Federally Funded Facilities

West Virginia
City Operator Product Type War Product or Service
Belle Du Pont E I De Nemours & Co Inc New plant Anhydrous ammonia, methyl mathadrylate, methyl alcohol, ethylene, octanol, anti-freeze, synthetic catalyst, glycol, dimethyl ether, klw dielectric, nylon, formamide, formic acid, nitule and diamine, mathoxinethoxy ethanol, nylon intermediates, acetic acid
Dunbar Fletcher Enamel Co Vitreous-enameled products Shell forgings, 60mm
Elkins Elkins City of Air transportation Air transportation
Fairmont Westinghouse Electric and Mfg Co lamps and tubes radio tubes, fluorescent lamps, fractional horsepower motors
Glendale Wheeling Bronze Castings Co nonferrous metal foundries bronze centrifugal castings for airplane propellers
Huntington International Nickel Co of Canada LTD, International Nickel Co Inc Refined nickel, nickel and nickel alloy tubing, monel counter recoil cylinders, plungers differential cylinders for guns Refined nickel, nickel and nickel alloy tubing, monel counter recoil cylinders, plungers differential cylinders for guns
Huntington International Nickel Co of Canada LTD, International Nickel Co Inc Nickel forgings and housings for guns Nickel forgings and housings for guns
Huntington Sylvania Electric Products Inc new plant ammunition
Institute U S Rubber Co new plant copolymer synthetic rubber
Institute Union Carbide and Carbon Corp, Carbide and Carbon Chemical Corp new plant styrene, butadiene, buna s synthetic rubber
McMechen Marx Louis Co of West Virginia Inc Shells, 75MM, M-48, shells, 60 MM Shells, 75MM, M-48, shells, 60 MM
Morgantown Morgantown Ordnance Works New plant Anhydrous ammonia, methyl alcohol, mexamine, formaldehyde
New Martinsville Du Pont E I De Nemours & Co Inc New plant Acetylene tetrachloride
New Martinsville General Electric Co Tungsten carbide cores Tungsten carbide cores
New Martinsville Pittsburgh Plate Glass Co new plant chlorine
Parkersburg Acme Fishing Tool Co Oil Field Machinery Oil Field Equipment
Parkersburg American Viscose Corp Rayon and Allied Products Rayon yarn
Parkersburg Corning Glass Works New plant Optical lenses
Parkersburg Demuth Glass Works Inc Glass tubing for ampoules, vials, syringes Glass tubing for ampoules, vials, syringes
Parkersburg Parkersburg Rig and Reel Co Machine tools machine tools
Parkersburg Parkersburg Rig and Reel Co auxiliary turbines, landing ships gear auxiliary turbines, landing ships gear
Point Pleasant Allied Chemical & Dye Corp, General Chemical Co, West VA Ordnance Works New Plant TNT
Point Pleasant Goff Kirby Co Ready Mix concrete Ready Mix concrete
South Charleston General Machinery Ordnance Corp New plant Gun barrels, 5" 38 CAL, Gun barrels,3" 50 CAL, Gun barrels, 6" 47 CAL, Gun barrels, 20 MM …?....
South Charleston U S Steel Corp, Naval Ord Plant new plant cast armor plate
South Charleston Union Carbide and Carbon Corp, Carbide and Carbon Chemical Corp vinyl chloride, non-solvent vinylite resins, solvent vinylite resins, vinylite stabilizers, methyl alcohol, dichlorethyl formal, ethyl vinyl chloride, non-solvent vinylite resins, solvent vinylite resins, vinylite stabilizers, methyl alcohol, dichlorethyl formal, ethyl butylaldehyde, ethylene gas (purification), dichlorethyl ether, ethyl silicate, flexol plasticizer, ethyl ether, acetic acid, ethyl alcohol, acetic anhydride, monethanolamine, diethanolamine, hydrocarbon gas, ethylhexanol
South Charleston Westamco Chlorine Products Corp, Warner Chemical Co Div nexachlorethane, barium nitrate, chlorine, caustic potash nexachlorethane, barium nitrate, chlorine, caustic potash
Various Monongahela West Penn Public Service Co Electric power transmission Electric power transmission
Weirton National Steel Corp, Weirton Steel Co steel works Artillery shells, HE 8" M106
Weirton National Steel Corp, Weirton Steel Co steel works Cold rolled brass strip
West Columbia West VA Coal & Transportation Co coal coal
Wheeling Continental Foundry and Machine Co Steel castings Heavy armor castings