Hanford T Plant

Dublin Core

Title

Hanford T Plant

Subject

Factories; Industrial facilities; War; War work; Plutonium; Nuclear reactors; Nuclear weapons; Atomic bombs; Aerial views; Aerial photographs

Description

Aerial view of the Hanford T plant in the 200 Area of the Hanford Site. "Construction began in 1943, with the plant becoming operational in 1945. This facility was used to take the irradiated fuel rods that had been in the B Reactor and expose them to a series of chemical processes" (http://www.hanford.gov/). Noted in caption, "This 'atomic' building housed part of the world's greatest secret during the war."

Creator

Charles McVey

Publisher

Hanford History Project, Washington State University - Tricities

Date

1940s

Format

image/ tif

Language

English

Identifier

RG1D_4A_0008

Date Created

2016

Rights Holder

For permission to publish please contact the Hanford History Project (509) 372-7447

Still Image Item Type Metadata

Original Format

photograph

Physical Dimensions

1 photo: Black and white, 6.5 cm x 9cm.

Files

RG1D_4A_0008.jpg

Citation

Charles McVey, “Hanford T Plant,” Hanford History Project, accessed May 28, 2024, http://hanfordhistory.com/items/show/219.