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US Rt 11 and entrance to former DuPont Potomac River Works explosives and chemical manufacturing plant in Falling Waters, WV. Rt. 11 runs from left to right in the photo. The Potomac River Works principally manufactured various explosives and chemical mine ceiling anchor bolts through the 90's, then was sold. It is now under a monitoring agreement with the EPA and the Chemours company due to issues with waste disposal.

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