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A red container with the 'Dead Shot' brand of gun powder from the American Powder Mills, Maynard. The F.F.G. label indicates finer granules of powder used mainly in shotguns and larger caliber rifles- "sporting powder".

The name A. O. Fay,…

An American Cyanamid & Chemical Corp., American Powder Division, Maynard, Mass. large box. It contained ditching dynamite.

A red can which held gun powder from the American Powder Mills.

The antique heart-shaped lock was made by William Bohannan Co. with an 1879 Patent . It has an attached chain.

Both padlocks were used in the American Powder Mills Co. on their sheds.

An advertising sign for the Powder Mills "Dead Shot Powder" product. This powder was manufactured by the American Powder Company at it's mills in Acton and Maynard.

A stencil used on "Dead Shot" products marketed by the American Powder Co. in Maynard, MA.

A can used to hold powder manufactured at the American Powder Mills, Maynard.

A box labeled American Cyanamid & Chemical Corp. Powder Division, Maynard Mass. It contained dangerous high explosives and ammonia dynamite.

Five stencils used to mark cases and bundles at the American Powder Mills.

A red container for American Powder Mills gun powder. The label reads "Sporting Powder- American Cyanamid Corporation".