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Photograph caption dated April 21, 1959 reads, "Meanest brothers in area - As 1st Lt. Herbert Williams talks to guests at mile-high Mt. Gleason Nike Base, two missiles, Nike-Ajax in background, forerunner, and its big brother, Nike Hercules in foreground, stand erected on launchers, ready for firing except for final connection. Installation was second in area to receive Hercules."
1 photographic print :b&w ;26 x 21 cm. Photographic prints
00114034 ValleyÂ Times Collection HCNVT_d015_f4_i2 CARL0005291530 http://188.8.131.52/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/47644
United States.--Army Guided missile bases--California--Sylmar (Los Angeles) Antiaircraft missiles--United States Military weapons--United States Mountains--California, Southern Air weapons Nike rocket Sylmar (Los Angeles, Calif.) Valley Times Collection photographs