Hound Dog Missile arrives at Edwards Base for test
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
Photograph was edited for publication purposes Photograph caption dated May 15, 1961 reads "B-52 bomber waits in background to take missile up." 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."; See images #00141186 through #00141187 for all photos in this series.
1 photographic print :b&w ;21 x 26 cm. Photographic prints