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Four men cleaning the exterior of the radar tower at Finley Air Force Station, Finley, N.D.
Four men cleaning the exterior of the radar tower at Finley Air Force Station, Finley, N.D.
TitleFour men cleaning the exterior of the radar tower at Finley Air Force Station, Finley, N.D.
Date of Original1954-05-10
CreatorOlson, Cal, 1924-2009
Creator RolePhotographer
DescriptionFour men scaling the outside of domed radar tower at Finley Air Force Station.
Ordering InformationConsult: http://library.ndsu.edu/ndsuarchives/duplication-services
General SubjectMilitary
Work life
Subject (LCTGM)Radar
Military facilities
Towers
Cleaning
Organization NameFinley Air Force Station (Finley, N.D.)
LocationFinley (N.D.)
Steele County (N.D.)
North Dakota
United States
Decade1950-1959
Item Number2098.s1663
Negative Number2098.s1663
Format of OriginalAcetate negatives
Safety film negatives
Dimensions of Original6 x 6 cm.
Publisher of OriginalForum Publishing Company (Fargo, N.D.)
Place of PublicationFargo (N.D.)
Transcription"A rubber balloon hides the huge radar detection fan most important instrument at the base which contains top secret equipment. The air pressure inside the balloon is.2 pound per square inch, sufficient to support the men who are washing the big bag in preparation for painting." - caption with image published in The Fargo Forum, May 16, 1954, p. 16.
NotesTitle supplied by staff.
Repository InstitutionNorth Dakota State University Libraries, Institute for Regional Studies
Repository CollectionCal Olson Photograph Collection 2098
Collection Finding AidConsult: http://hdl.handle.net/10365/12634
Credit LineInstitute for Regional Studies, NDSU, Fargo (2098.s1663)
Rights ManagementCopyright held by Institute for Regional Studies.
Languageeng;
Digital IDco000347
Original SourceNegative
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