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The Hagley Digital Archives provides online access to selected items from the Hagley Library's collection of images, documents, and publications related to the history of business, technology, and society.
Rein Kroon and another Westinghouse engineer testing strain on celluloid model of mount for Hale Telescope
This 1/32 scale model of Hale Telescope was constructed by Westinghouse Electric Corporation engineers to test design utility and points of stress. The man on the right is using a micrometer electrically connected to a microammeter to test for deflections and distortions expected in the telescope mount. Kroon, the man on the left, was one of the four primary engineers on the project for Westinghouse Electric Corporation.
Westinghouse Electric & Manufacturing Company. South Philadelphia Works.
Hale TelescopeLarge astronomical telescopesManufacturing industries--Employees
1 photographic print : b&w ; 8 x 10 in.
Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department, Hagley Museum and Library
Westinghouse Electric Corporation Steam Division photographs (Accession 1969.170)
[Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Westinghouse Electric Corporation Steam Division photographs (Accession 1969.170), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
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