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Albert Fenn1952-02

LIFE Photo Collection

LIFE Photo Collection

Used slugs, ejected from the pile after their fuel value has diminished, are kept in buckets at the bottom of a 20-foot deep water-filled canal. Their intense radioactivity makes the water around them glow.

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  • Date: 1952-02
  • Location: Oak Ridge, US
  • Physical Dimensions: B/W PRINT
  • Subject Keywords: Atomic Energy, Oak Ridge, Reactors, Us, Centers, 1950s
  • Publisher: TimeLife
  • Usage: For personal non-commercial use only
  • Provider: LIFE
  • Photographer: Albert Fenn
  • Original ID: TimeLife_image_754822
  • Credits: LIFE
  • Copyright: © Time Inc.

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