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Water spray soaks rocket runway
Alternative Title
Valley Times Photo Collection
This project was supported in whole or in part by the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act, administered in California by the State Librarian
Made accessible through a grant from the John Randolph Haynes and Dora Haynes Foundation and Photo Friends
Date Created and/or Issued
Contributing Institution
Los Angeles Public Library
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
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Photograph was edited for publication purposes
Photograph caption dated June 18, 1956 reads, "Artificial rain wets down 1,200 feet of testing track by means of dozens of spray stands staggered along perimeter. Engineer F. R. Sedlund uses pressure gauge to check rainfall setting. Water is supplied from tank atop 100-foot tower which is part of Edwards Facility in Antelope Valley, jet center of America."; See images #00143195 through #00143197 for all photos in this series.
1 photographic print :b&w ;21 x 26 cm.
Photographic prints
Valley Times Collection
Air Force Flight Test Center (U.S.)
Engineers--United States
Men--California--Edwards Air Force Base
Spraying--California--Edwards Air Force Base
Spraying--California--Edwards Air Force Base--Equipment and supplies
Air bases--United States
Edwards Air Force Base (Calif.)
Valley Times Collection photographs

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