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Title
Installation of the East girder of the 100-inch telescope fork, Mount Wilson Observatory
Date Created and/or Issued
1916-08-04
Contributing Institution
Huntington Library
Collection
Photographs
Rights Information
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Description
Installation of the East girder of the 100-inch telescope fork, Mount Wilson Observatory. The fork girder is held in place with chains attached to pulleys. The float is seen at the underside of the frok's arm, near the bottom leaft-hand corner of the photograph. Scaffolding is seen beneath the fork. The interior walls of the observatory are seen in the background.
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 540
28537
http://hdl.huntington.org/cdm/ref/collection/p15150coll2/id/1421
Subject
Girders
Hoisting machinery
Telescopes
Large astronomical telescopes
Walls
Interiors
Scaffolding
Mount Wilson Observatory
Astronomical observatories
Photographic prints. (gmgpc)
Place
Mount Wilson (Calif.)
Source
Photographs, Huntington Digital Library

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