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Title
Construction of the 60-inch telescope dome, Mount Wilson Observatory
Date Created and/or Issued
1907-11-12
Contributing Institution
Huntington Library
Collection
Photographs
Rights Information
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Description
Construction of the 60-inch telescope dome, Mount Wilson Observatory. George Jones & Andy Kimball are on top of main spar. 5 side girders have already been mounted. The steel framing is clearly visible, as is some of the framing for the dome roof itself.
Image courtesy of the Observatories of the Carnegie Institution for Science Collection at the Huntington Library, San Marino, California.
Type
Image
Format
image/tiff
Identifier
COPC 295
28292
http://hdl.huntington.org/cdm/ref/collection/p15150coll2/id/1106
Subject
Construction--California
Construction projects
Building--California--Photographs
Steel framing (Building)
Steel, Structural
Round buildings
Astronomical observatories
Observatory domes
Mount Wilson Observatory
Jones, George
Kimball, Andy
Photographic prints. (gmgpc)
Place
Mount Wilson (Calif.)
Source
Photographs, Huntington Digital Library

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