Firehouse Pictures

creative solutions for visual communication

Established in 1986 as a full service video production and post-production facility, Firehouse combines a long history of technical expertise and experience with a creative team committed to telling your story.

 

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Built outside Benson as a dynamite factory in 1922, Apache Powder Company supplied explosives to Arizona and New Mexico mines.  Today, Apache Nitrogen is a major ammonium nitrate supplier.  Ammonium nitrate replaced dynamite around 1955 as the principal explosive used in mining.

There’s a steampunk atmosphere around the plant with all the pipes and motors humming. Decayed remains of original buildings sit at the property’s edge – a dynamite factory ghost town.

We’re producing English and Spanish language informational programs for contractors and vendors.  Do’s and don’ts — rules and regulations.

They don’t let just anyone into a bomb factory.