Nixon Nitration Works
Nixon Nitration Works was a chemical company located in both Woodbridge and the Nixon section of Edison, New Jersey that performed nitration chemistry. It was the site of the 1924 Nixon Nitration Works disaster, a massive explosion and resulting fire that killed twenty people and destroyed several square miles of the township.
- "Lewis Nixon Dies". New York Times. September 24, 1940. Retrieved 2010-03-22.
Lewis Nixon, head of the Nixon Nitration Company and the Raritan Sand Company at Nixon, N.J., a pioneer in naval architecture with the advent of steel construction and former leader of Tammany Hall, died here this afternoon in Monmouth Memorial Hospital ...
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