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Rocket sled readied for speed run
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 July 28, 1955 reads, "Believed to be fastest land vehicle in existence, rocket sled built by Radioplane Co. of Van Nuys is prepared for test at supersonic speed. It has done 1,100 mph on 10,000-foot sled track at Edward [sic] Air Force Base. Two section sled carries two sets of rockets."
1 photographic print :b&w ;19 x 26 cm.
Photographic prints
Valley Times Collection
Air Force Flight Test Center (U.S.)
Rocket sleds--California--Edwards Air Force Base
Air bases--United States
Edwards Air Force Base (Calif.)
Valley Times Collection photographs

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