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Mountain lab busy
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 March 1, 1960 reads, "Nearly a score of stands such as trio shown are used at Rocketdyne's Propulsion Field Laboratory in Santa Susana Mountains for static testing of high-thrust missile engines. Anchored in bedrock, stands are able to handle tremendous thrust of engines simulating actual missile flight. Helicopter hovering above site was conducting industrial survey through facilities of National Helicopters, Inc., of Glendale."; See images #00118365 through #00118366 for all photos in this series.
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
Helicopters--California--Simi Valley
Mountains--California, Southern
Santa Susana Mountains (Calif.)
Simi Valley (Calif.)
Aerial photographs
Valley Times Collection photographs

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