Gelginite Nanaimo Hamilton Powder Co

ELIGNITE _ NANAIMO _HAMILTON POWDER CO. _ WORKS. B. C. (1909) ..AUG_13_16 …AUG_30_16
a high explosive made from a gel of nitroglycerine and nitrocellulose in a base of wood pulp and sodium or potassium nitrate, used particularly for rock blasting.

THIRD PICTURE IS FROM HAMILTON BOX FACTORY IN NANAIMO. LIKELY WHERE PREVIOUS PICS OF MIKE’S POWDER BOX WAS MADE.MCCORD MUSEUM PIC. HOPE THEY DON’T MIND MY USING IT.