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Building of nuclear reactor begins in Canoga Park plant
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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
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Los Angeles Public Library
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
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Photograph caption dated July 7, 1956 reads, "Work progresses on Valley reactor - Core cavity liner, left, for sodium graphite nuclear reactor now under construction by North American Aviation for Atomic Energy Commission is set in place in Santa Susana Mountains, west of Canoga Park. Reactor is being built in connection with AEC program to develop electric power from atomic energy."
1 photographic print :b&w ;21 x 26 cm.
Photographic prints
Valley Times Collection
Japan.--Tsu¯sho¯ Sangyo¯sho¯
North American Aviation
North American Aviation.--Atomics International Division
Nuclear reactors--California--Simi Valley--Design and construction
Nuclear reactors--California--Simi Valley--Power distribution
Nuclear reactors--California--Los Angeles
Nuclear reactors--Japan
Industrial facilities--California--Los Angeles
Industrial facilities--Japan
Nuclear power plants--California--Los Angeles
Nuclear power plants--Japan
Nuclear engineering--California--Los Angeles
Nuclear engineering--Japan
Canoga Park (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Tokyo (Japan)
Valley Times Collection photographs
Portrait photographs
Group portraits
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