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1959 Press Photo Richard Bierds Martin Atom Electricity - RRW92199

AdID: 620906

Availability: In stock

Part Number: RRW92199

Height: 7

Width: 10

Source: Rogers


This is an original press photo. Richard Bierds, one of the Martin Co. engineers who helped assemble the atomic device for making electricity, is shown running through a practice assembly of the device. The device had to be assembled within the case, filled with nitrogen and hydrogen, when the radioactive matter was inserted. Rehearsals such as this went on for weeks to make sure the actual assembly went off correctly.Photo measures 9.75 x 7.5inches. Photo is dated 1-1-1959.