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Title
Rail grinder on observatory dome tracks, Mount Wilson Observatory
Date Created and/or Issued
circa 1915
Contributing Institution
Huntington Library
Collection
Photographs
Rights Information
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Description
Rail grinder on observatory dome tracks of the 100- inch telescope dome, Mount Wilson Observatory. The machine assembly is partially covered with tarps. Trees are visible in the background.
Image courtesy of the Observatories of the Carnegie Institution for Science Collection at the Huntington Library, San Marino, California.
Type
Image
Format
image/tiff
Extent
1 8X10 print
Identifier
COPC 484
28481
http://hdl.huntington.org/cdm/ref/collection/p15150coll2/id/641
Subject
Motors
Gearing
Grinding machines
Tarpaulins
Trees
Mount Wilson Observatory
Observatory domes
Photographic prints. (gmgpc)
Place
Mount Wilson (Calif.)
Source
Photographs, Huntington Digital Library

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