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Atoms make electricity
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Valley Times Photo Collection
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
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Los Angeles Public Library
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
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Photograph was edited for publication purposes
Photograph caption dated July 16, 1957 reads, "Huge, lead-shielded chamber for loading uranium fuel into atomic energy reactor built by Atomics International, division of North American Aviation Inc., hovers over heart of reactor sunk deep beneath ground. Heat produced is used to generate electricity for Southern California Edison Co. power station."; See images #00109890 through #00109891 for all photos in this series.
1 photographic print :b&w ;26 x 21 cm.
Photographic prints
Valley Times Collection
North American Aviation.--Atomics International Division
North American Aviation.--Atomics International Division--Employees
Santa Susana Field Laboratory (Calif.)
Nuclear power plants--California--Simi Valley
Nuclear power plants--California--Simi Valley--Employees
Nuclear reactors--California--Simi Valley
Electric power production--California--Simi Valley
Santa Susana Mountains (Calif.)
Simi Valley (Calif.)
Valley Times Collection photographs

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