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  Amatol History Site Home
For anyone familiar with the site Amatol, and later, the wood board Atlantic City Speedway occupied, it is a shock to learn that there had been a large ammunition plant and a supporting town on land that is now covered by mature forest.
This circumstance was dramatically demonstrated in the terrible accident at the Naval Ammunition Depot, Lake Denmark, New Jersey in 1926.
Amatol was designed to load a whole series of shells.
venus.atlantic.edu /amatol   (1200 words)

 Amatol Speedway
The Amatol Railroad was built to transport workers between the plant and town.
The drivers that came to Amatol Speedway were the same drivers that raced at the Indianapolis Speedway.
In the middle of the "pit", are large concrete blocks that used to be the foundation of Amatol's water tower.
www.amusementparknostalgia.com /amatol.html   (664 words)

 Amatol Speedway
On this land was built a munitions plant and a town to house the 10,000-20,000 plant workers.
The Amatol Railroad was built to transport workers between the plant and town.
In the middle of the "pit", are large concrete blocks that used to be the foundation of Amatol's water tower.
amusementparknostalgia.com /amatol.html   (653 words)

 AMATOL: mosh!!! punk/hardcore, punk/grindcore, punk/thrash
Amatol's music ranges from punk rock to punk/hardcore to punk/grindcore to punk/thrash.
Amatols debut will be out sometime in April 1999.
The explosive combination of ammonium nitrate and TNT used in the amatol bomb.
members.tripod.com /amatol_band/biography.html   (205 words)

 [No title]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
Amatol was developed by the British in World War I as a way of conserving their meager TNT supplies.
As an interesting aside, amatol was used early in World War II, but a Canadian TNT plant changed things.
Amatol production is an excellent way of stretching an explosives supply, getting more bang for your buck, as it were.
www.textfiles.com /anarchy/INCENDIARIES/amatol.txt   (560 words)

 Amatol, NJ (Mullica Township, NJ) - Ghost Town   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
Amatol was a munitions plant during World War I. A small town was contructed to house the plant workers and families.
At one point the population of Amatol was around 5,000 inhabitants.
Amatol, NJ built circa 1918, abandoned after World War I. Much credit to those who study Amatol, more can be found at http://library.atlantic.edu/amatol/amatol-home.html
www.ghosttowns.com /states/nj/amatol,nj(mullicatownship,nj).html   (87 words)

 Amatol - Encyclopedia, History, Geography and Biography
Amatol is a highly explosive material, a mixture of TNT and ammonium nitrate, and used as an explosive in military weapons.
This page was last modified 12:17, 21 March 2006.
This encyclopedia, history, geography and biography article about Amatol contains research on
www.arikah.net /encyclopedia/Amatol   (222 words)

Amatol 50/50 has approximately the same rate of detonation and brisance as TNT.
Amatol 80/20 (used in Bangalore Torpedoes), produces white smoke on detonation, while Amatol 50/50 produces a smoke, less fl than straight TNT.
Amatol is used as a substitute for TNT and is to be mainly found in large caliber shells.
users.skynet.be /jeeper/page57.html   (571 words)

 It Was Amatol Then - Days of Yore   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
When the Armistice was signed, the plant was closed and the workers moved, and eventually the entire tract was dismantled.
He spared nothing to insure that Amatol would be a car racing center in the nation.
Schwab had not lost his interest in the Amatol Race Track there near Hammonton, South Jersey might now be a nationally known speed racing center instead of a New Jersey Police Barracks.
members.nova.org /~dayalan/Days_of_Yore/Amatol.html   (222 words)

 Introduction of the Depth Charge into the RN
The mechanical operation mentioned above consisted of a float connected to the mine by a lanyard, the depth of firing being regulated by the length of the lanyard.
Later, a Type "G" depth charge containing 35 lbs of TNT or Amatol was adopted for dropping by hand.
The Type "D", designed in 1915, is still the standard type and has been very little altered from its original design, the pistols being developed to give different firing depths.
www.gwpda.org /naval/br1669.htm   (724 words)

 The Hindu : Sport / Racing : Horse : Amatol expected to score
BANGALORE: Amatol, who has been well prepared, is expected to score in the S.M. Ramakrishna Rao Memorial Cup (1,200m), the feature event of the races to be held here on Saturday.
False rails (width about 4m from 1,600m to 1,000m and 6m from 1,000m to the winning post) will be in position.
AMATOL: Ran off the board in Parthenon's 1,400m; earlier finished a fair third to Coral Gables (second win) over 1,200m; in fine shape.
www.hindu.com /2005/07/16/stories/2005071603291700.htm   (793 words)

 Amatol Explosives Factory Aintree, United Kingdom
The explosives factories produced TNT by nitration of toluene, derived from coal tar.
The Amatol was conveyed to press houses where the workers filled shells, which
The TNT in Amatol is toxic and can be absorbed through the skin, causing irritation and bright yellow staining.
www.colorantshistory.org /AintreeExplosives.html   (544 words)

 amatol   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
by amatol admin on Sun 29 Dec 2006 12:34 PM SAST
Sing on thou mournful lute--day is fast going, Soon will its light from thy chords die away; One little gleam in the west is still glowing, When that hath vanisht, farewell to thy lay.
A zone he wore of clattering shells, And from his lofty cap, where shone A peacock's plume, there dangled bells That rung as he came dancing on.
amatol.psh4.com   (395 words)

 X class submarine - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Range was limited primarily by the endurance and determination of their crews, but was thought to be up to 14 days in the craft or 1,500 miles (2,400 km) distance after suitable training.
The X class submarines' weapons were two side-cargoes - explosive charges each held on opposite sides of the hull with two tons of explosive (amatol) each.
The intention was to drop these on the sea bed underneath the target then creep away.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/X_class_submarine   (1026 words)

 Flying Fortress The "Amatol"
I am looking for information on this plane such as Group, Squadron, missions, crew, etc. My father Ken Tricker was with this plane for a time during his service.
B-17 "Amatol" was assigned to the 351st BG 510 BS on April 26, 1943.
To add a little to what David provided: Amatol was serial number 42-29848 below is a picture of it.
www.armyairforces.com /forum/m_74381/mpage_1/tm.htm#75096   (2543 words)

 New Jersey Auto Racing History @ New Jersey Racing News   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
Below you will find information about the towns of Amatol, Atlantic City and the Amatol/Atlantic City Speedway.
You can view photos and various other information about this track including an old program cover.
Arney's Mount Speedway was a 1/3-mile paved speedway with a drag strip.
www.njrn.com /njhistory.html   (3209 words)

 TIME.com: Tough Stuff -- Nov. 17, 1941 -- Page 1
When the potent new explosive goes into mass production, it will head an impressive list of U.S. military explosives.
Chief items: TNT, amatol (a mixture of TNT and ammonium nitrate for artillery shells and aerial bombs), smokeless powder (long in use as a propellant), tetryl (used in shell boosters to provoke the detonation of laggardly TNT or amatol).
Least sensitive of all the Ordnance powders is ammonium pictrate, which is used in armor-piercing projectiles because it can wham through steel without going off at first impact.
www.time.com /time/magazine/article/0,9171,795598,00.html   (435 words)

 Sleek Bull Terriers Breeder New Zealand   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
NZ Ch Amatol Minime gives birth to the first litter of Bull Terrier (Miniature) to be whelped in New Zealand since 1996.
Click here for pictures of Mouse's and Raalik's puppies.
Follow these links for more information and pictures
bullterrier.infogen.net.nz   (56 words)

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