11 January 2023 – Westquarter Explosives Works Geoff Bailey
The factory adjacent to the Union Canal at Redding did not actually make dynamite. It made the detonators that allowed dynamite to be used safely. However, making the detonators was just as dangerous and extra precautions had to be taken. These, along some case studies of accidents and the history of the works will be covered by this talk.
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