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Title
Mount Wilson Observatory truck transporting the mirror cell for the 100-inch telescope
Date Created and/or Issued
9/8/1916
Contributing Institution
Huntington Library
Collection
Photographs
Rights Information
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Description
Mount Wilson Observatory 3-ton truck on Mount Wilson road, carrying mirror cell for the 100-inch telescope; photo taken below 150-foot tower telescope. Three (3) unidentified men are riding in the truck, transporting the mirror cell. The mountain road is behind them; trees and shrubs are seen along the sides of the road. The three men are wearing hats.
Image courtesy of the Observatories of the Carnegie Institution for Science Collection at the Huntington Library, San Marino, California.
Type
Image
Format
image/jpeg
Extent
1 8X10 print
Identifier
COPC 1345
29342
http://hdl.huntington.org/cdm/ref/collection/p15150coll2/id/1286
Subject
Trucks--California--Photographs
Mirrors
Telescopes
Reflecting telescopes
Large astronomical telescopes
Men--California--Photographs
Hats
Mountain roads--California
Trees
Shrubs
Group portraits
Portrait photographs
Mount Wilson (Calif.)
Group portraits. (gmgpc)
Portrait Photographs. (aat)
Photographic prints. (gmgpc)
Place
Mount Wilson (Calif.)
Source
Photographs, Huntington Digital Library

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