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Nuclear testing chambers opened in Santa Susana Mts
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Valley Times Photo Collection
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Made accessible through a grant from the John Randolph Haynes and Dora Haynes Foundation and Photo Friends
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Los Angeles Public Library
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
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Photograph caption dated August 6, 1959 reads, "Huge 'hot cell' - Scientists use manipulators, or mechanical "arms," to conduct experiments on radioactive materials at largest privately owned "hot cell" in world. Built by Atomics International, a division of North American Aviation, inc., it is part of 290-acre nuclear field laboratory in Santa Susana Mountains. Manipulators permit remote examination of materials."
1 photographic print :b&w ;22 x 29 cm.
Photographic prints
Valley Times Collection
North American Aviation.--Atomics International Division
Industrial facilities--California--Simi Valley
Nuclear engineering--California--Simi Valley
Nuclear reactors--California--Simi Valley
Uranium as fuel--California--Simi Valley
Nuclear fuels--California--Simi Valley
Nuclear engineering--Safety measures
Santa Susana Mountains (Calif.)
Valley Times Collection photographs

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