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Big bore monster rifle
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 article dated January 4, 1961 partially reads, "A 22-year-old Glendale College engineering student, Terry Evans, is well on his way to proving his mechanical theories. Being a 'gun bug,' his brain child is an experimental big bore, bench rest target rifle, a combination of metal and wood...a 55 pound, bolt action, .458 Winchester caliber monster."
1 photographic print :b&w ;26 x 21 cm.
Photographic prints
Valley Times Collection
Firearms designers--California--San Fernando Valley
Engineering students--California--San Fernando Valley
Shooters of firearms--California--San Fernando Valley
Men--California--San Fernando Valley
Firearms--California--San Fernando Valley--Testing
Firearms--California--San Fernando Valley
Rifles--California--San Fernando Valley
Automobiles--California--San Fernando Valley
North Hollywood (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Valley Times Collection photographs

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