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New test facility
Alternative Title
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
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 November 10, 1960 reads, "Rocketdyne's new test stand at the Propulsion Field Laboratory in the Santa Susana Mountains reaches high into sky to claim title of largest stand at facility. Stand will be used to test turbopumps for 1,500,000-pound thrust F-1 rocket engine."
1 photographic print :b&w ;26 x 21 cm.
Photographic prints
Valley Times Collection
North American Aviation.--Rocketdyne Division
Santa Susana Field Laboratory (Calif.)
Aerospace industries--California--Simi Valley
Testing laboratories--California--Simi Valley
Rockets (Aeronautics)--Testing--Equipment
Mountains--California, Southern
Santa Susana Mountains (Calif.)
Simi Valley (Calif.)
Valley Times Collection photographs

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