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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.
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)