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Worker stands near F-1 engine
Alternative Title
Valley Times Photo Collection
Woods, Jon
This project was supported in whole or in part by the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act, administered in California by the State Librarian
Made accessible through a grant from the John Randolph Haynes and Dora Haynes Foundation and Photo Friends
Date Created and/or Issued
Contributing Institution
Los Angeles Public Library
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
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Photograph was edited for publication purposes
Photograph caption dated May 15, 1961 reads "Blasts have reduced desert sands to rock." The article partially reads "Three structures of steel and concrete--one of them 'darn near as big as a football field'--point skyward out of flat desert country at Edwards Air Force Base. The site is 180 acres on Leuhman Ridge where the free world's largest complex of multi-million pound thrust test stands is entering the final phase of readiness to test the 1.5-million-pound thrust F-1 engine."
1 photographic print :b&w ;21 x 26 cm.
Photographic prints
Valley Times Collection
United States.--Air Force
Men--California--Edwards Air Force Base
Rocket engines
Air bases--United States
Edwards Air Force Base (Calif.)
Portrait photographs
Valley Times Collection photographs
Time Period

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