Construction on core liner for Sodium Reactor Experiment reactor
Valley Times Photo Collection
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Title supplied by cataloger. This reactor was part of the Sodium Reactor Experiment, a nuclear power plant built by Atomics International of North American Aviation at the Santa Susana Field Laboratory, in the Santa Susana Mountains. The reactor was active from 1957 to 1964. Photograph caption dated May 10, 1956 reads, "Core liner gets finishing touches. Core cavity liner for power reactor under construction by Atomics International Division of North American Aviation, Inc., gets finishing touches at Santa Susana site. Reactor is being built in cooperation with the Atomic Engery Commission. Southern California Edison plans to convert its heat to electricity."
1 photographic print :b&w ;21 x 26 cm. Photographic prints
Santa Susana Field Laboratory (Calif.) North American Aviation.--Atomics International Division Nuclear power plants--California--Simi Valley Nuclear power plants--California--Simi Valley--Design and construction Santa Susana Mountains (Calif.) Valley Times Collection photographs