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Title
Construction of the foundation for the monastery building, Mount Wilson Observatory
Date Created and/or Issued
SUMMER/1904
Contributing Institution
Huntington Library
Collection
Photographs
Rights Information
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Description
Construction of the foundation for the monastery building, Mount Wilson Observatory. The wooden forms for concrete sections are seen around the perimeter of the foundation. Several construction workers are working within the construction site; one is sawing wood. Trees are seen in the background.
Image courtesy of the Observatories of the Carnegie Institution for Science Collection at the Huntington Library, San Marino, California.
Type
Image
Format
image/tiff
Identifier
COPC 772
28769
http://hdl.huntington.org/cdm/ref/collection/p15150coll2/id/1165
Subject
Mount Wilson Observatory
Dormitories--California
Dwellings--California--Photographs
Construction--California
Construction projects
Dwellings--Foundations
Earthwork
Concrete footings
Foundations--Design and construction
Masonry
Concrete construction--Formwork
Construction workers--United States
Lumber
Trees
Photographic prints. (gmgpc)
Place
Mount Wilson (Calif.)
Source
Photographs, Huntington Digital Library

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