Saw dust being detonated and fragments recovered and arranged at U.S. Naval proving grounds in Dahlgren, Virginia.
Dahlgren Virginia USA Date:1951 Duration:2 min 54 sec Sound:Yes
United States naval proving grounds in Dahlgren, Virginia. Flak burst as anti aircraft guns are fired. Explosions occur in water. A building at the proving grounds in Dahlgren, Virginia. Men inside the building make preparations to fire a 5 inch projectile in a pit having a diameter of 25 feet. A man places a projectile in a box and after the detonation wires are checked the pit is filled with sawdust. Sawdust is dampened with water. Saw dust being detonated. Saw dust pass through various machines as fragments are recovered. A magnetic roller being used to recover fragments. Fragments being weighed and sorted. Men work on machines as they sort out fragments. Fragments being arranged and photographs taken to keep a record.
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