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A portion of the tube for A.A. Michelson's velocity of light experiment from inside the house in Irvine. The interior walls of the building are of corrugated sheet metal. What appears to be an electric control box sits in front of the tube. Wires and additional apparatus fill the room. Image courtesy of the Observatories of the Carnegie Institution for Science Collection at the Huntington Library, San Marino, California.
Tubes Buildings--California--Irvine--Photographs Interiors Electric apparatus and appliances Electric controllers Electric switchgear Wire Corrugated sheet metal Interior walls Michelson, Albert A. (Albert Abraham), 1852-1931 Light--Speed--Experiments Light--Experiments Irvine (Calif.) Photographic prints. (gmgpc)