169_Two 90 mm Trench Mortar Shells

Title 169_Two 90 mm Trench Mortar Shells
Description A collection of photographs of the Clearfield Naval Supply Depot, the Ogden Arsenal also known as the Ogden Army Services Forces Depot and the Utah General Depot.
Image Captions Ammunition Inspector Lyle Richins, 379 Logan Ave., Salt Lake City, shows original Japanese box of two 90 mm trench mortar shells, complete with propelling and increment charges (note black bag), and fuses contained in special metal cans. Wooden blocks shown in the picture hold the fuse safely and firmly in place within the can. Ogden Arsenal, under the command of Colonel W. A. Capron, was only recently assigned as the U.S. military installation to receive, store, and re-issue captured Japanese material. (Photograph No. 3492)
Subject Photographs; World War, 1939-1945; Weber County (Utah); Military bases--Utah--Clearfield Naval Supply Depot; Military bases--Utah--Ogden Arsenal; Military bases--Utah--Ogden Army Service Forces Depot; Military bases--Utah--Utah General Depot
Digital Publisher Stewart Library, Weber State University, Ogden, Utah, USA
Date Original 1940
Date 1940
Date Digital 2007
Type Image/StillImage
Conversion Specifications Archived TIFF images were scanned at 300 dpi with an Epson Expression 10000XL scanner. Digital images were reformatted in Photoshop. JPG and PDF files were then created for general use.
Language eng
Relation https://archivesspace.weber.edu/repositories/3/resources/161
Rights Materials may be used for non-profit and educational purposes; please credit Special Collections Department, Stewart Library, Weber State University.
Source MS 55 Box 8 Fds 15,16,20 Special Colelctions, Stewart Library, Weber State University
Format image/jpeg
ARK ark:/87278/s644z1dn
Setname wsu_wwii
ID 99002
Reference URL https://digital.weber.edu/ark:/87278/s644z1dn
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