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The great sphere at West Milton, NY which will house the prototype of an atomic power plant for the U.S. Navy submarine "sea wolf" put one of the last steel plates in position as the 225 foot ball, constructed by the Chicago Bridge and Iron Company for the AEC, meres completion. The atomic power plant is being designed and built by the Knolls Atomic Power Laboratory, which is operated by the General Electric Company for the Atomic Energy Commission.

General Electric Company1953-07

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  • Title: The great sphere at West Milton, NY which will house the prototype of an atomic power plant for the U.S. Navy submarine "sea wolf" put one of the last steel plates in position as the 225 foot ball, constructed by the Chicago Bridge and Iron Company for the AEC, meres completion. The atomic power plant is being designed and built by the Knolls Atomic Power Laboratory, which is operated by the General Electric Company for the Atomic Energy Commission.
  • Creator: General Electric Company
  • Date Created: 1953-07
  • Location: West Milton - Saratoga County - New York
  • Physical Dimensions: 8 x 10
  • Original Language: English
  • Subject Keywords: Construction; Nuclear power; Knolls Atomic Power Laboratory; United States. Navy;
  • Type: Photograph
  • Publisher: General Electric Company
  • Rights: This digital image may be used for educational uses. Please cite as miSci- Museum of Innovation & Science. Prior written permission is required for any other use of the images from miSci.

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