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Title
Coal-fired power plant for Yerkes Observatory
Date Created and/or Issued
1897-1900
Contributing Institution
Huntington Library
Collection
Photographs
Rights Information
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Description
The Yerkes Observatory power plant. Constructed of brick, and located about 750 feet away from the large dome of the Observatory. Power plant is coal-fired.
Image courtesy of the Observatories of the Carnegie Institution for Science Collection at the Huntington Library, San Marino, California.
Type
Image
Format
image/tiff
Extent
Black and white photograph; 19 x 24 cm
Identifier
Yerkes Observatory #055
44163
http://hdl.huntington.org/cdm/ref/collection/p15150coll2/id/83
Subject
Coal-fired power plants--Wisconsin
Yerkes Observatory
Photographic prints. (gmgpc)
Place
Williams Bay (Wis.)
Source
Photographs, Huntington Digital Library

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