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Signs of rich silver lode under Edwards Air Base structure
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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 article dated August 15, 1960 partially reads, "There may be no gold in 'them thar hills,' but there appears to be silver beneath a giant hangar at Edwards Air Force Base near Lancaster in the Antelope Valley - and it's producing a minor headache for officials. Excavators, who currently are digging a wide, 27-foot-deep hole for installation of new equipment in the center of the hangar, struck what local prospectors say is a definite indication of a rich silver deposit." Note: Robert Jackson, who is in charge of the excavation for the Air Force, can be seen checking silver ore.
1 photographic print :b&w ;21 x 26 cm.
Photographic prints
Valley Times Collection
United States.--Army.--Reserve Officers' Training Corps
Men--California--Edwards Air Force Base
Silver ores--California--Edwards Air Force Base
Hangars--California--Edwards Air Force Base
Edwards Air Force Base (Calif.)
Valley Times Collection photographs

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