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HASI.1996.001.263.tif
Land being developed beside the village of barracks at Camp Hanford.

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HASI.1996.001.262.tif
Workers build a small underground room with wood at Camp Hanford. Two are cutting wood beams at the top of the structure while two others walk the perimeter.

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HASI.1996.001.261.tif
Two workers excavate a pit behind one of the barracks at Camp Hanford. They have stepped away from the bulldozer to examine their work.

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HASI.1996.001.260.tif
Beginning construction of a one-story building at Hanford. Most of the workers are on the roof. A large crane labeled "NORTHWEST" is also in operation.

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HASI.1996.001.259.tif
Construction work finishing on an unidentified, one-story building at Hanford.

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HASI.1996.001.258.tif
Streets of barracks at Camp Hanford. Construction equipment is temporarily stored on the opposite side of the arterial road on an empty lot.

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HASI.1996.001.257.tif
An unidentified building at the Hanford Site. One side of the building has two tall, horizonal sliding, double-door entrances. A storage drum outside reads "FIRE ONLY 526".

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HASI.1996.001.256.tif
Construction of a brick telephone building in Richland. Wood beams are stacked beside the scaffolding.

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Insets: U.S.A. ME 74390

HASI.1996.001.255.tif
Construction of a cable pole at Hanford.

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HASI.1996.001.254.tif
The East facade of the Richland Transient Quarters in Late 1943. The construction scaffolding is still in place.

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HASI.1996.001.253.tif
Sears Roebuck & Co., now Sears, store at Hanford Construction Area

HASI.1996.001.250.tif
Rows of metal meat racks stored at Camp Hanford. The commissary provided meals for 50k workers and used 250,000 pounds of meat per week.

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HASI.1996.001.249.tif
A closer view of an auto service facility in Richland. Tires, auto repairing and polishing signs are clearer on this photo. Fuel, washing and sales were some of the other services provided at the facility.

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HASI.1996.001.248.tif
A busy auto service facility in Richland. The 76 fuel company banner is displayed on a lightpost outside the garage door. This site later became the Public Library.

D 8490

HASI.1996.001.247.tif
Aerial view of a V-shaped, two-story living quarters on George Washington Way, near the Columbia River, in Richland. Most of the land nearby was either vacant or undeveloped at the time. The facility was later named the Desert Inn, and is presently…

HASI.1996.001.245.tif
An aerial view of the 200 East Area at Hanford, showing several facilities spread out across an open field nearby the cliffs of the Columbia River.

HASI.1996.001.238.tif
A hardware store in Richland built entirely of bricks, with some wooden additions. The building is not marked as a hardware store and a light is on inside.

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HASI.1996.001.235.tif
A small, unmarked shoe store near a residential area in Richland. The lights inside the building are on.

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HASI.1996.001.233.tif
A Protestant Church in Richland. The sanctuary constitutes nearly the entire building.

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HASI.1996.001.230.tif
Safety rods in motion on top of the pile at one of the Hanford reactors.

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HASI.1996.001.231.tif
Top of the pile building at one of the Hanford reactors. The safety rods are partially raised and all set at the same level.

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HASI.1996.001.229.tif
Tall metal shafts in motion at an indoor processing facility at Hanford.

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HASI.1996.001.228.tif
Safety rods in motion on top of the pile at one of the Hanford reactors.

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HASI.1996.001.227.tif
The floor on top of the pile at one of the Hanford reactors, with long safety rods in their fully extended position past the photo frame. The area with the grid of safety rods is surrounded by a simple wooden fence. Five large metal tanks line the…

HASI.1996.001.226.tif
The upper floor of an indoor processing facility at Hanford with several horizontal wheel valves situated on a metal grate platform. The structure in the room continues further up with stairs to more machinery and an exit on the third floor.

D…

HASI.1996.001.225.tif
A left-side view of one of the Hanford reactors about halfway up.

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HASI.1996.001.224.tif
A pipe system enclosed by support beams that spans most of the rooms and nearly to the ceiling. A ladder on the wall leads to a second level of the indoor structure.

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HASI.1996.001.223.tif
Front face of one of the piles. The pipes are numbered 01-46 from bottom to top on both sides, and 51-96 from left to right on the top only.

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HASI.1996.001.222.tif
Front face of one of the Hanford reactors.

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HASI.1996.001.221.tif
Two rows of pumps on top of one another. The top row is numbered 21 through 27.

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HASI.1996.001.220.tif
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HASI.1996.001.219.tif
A control panel at one of Hanford's three reactors.

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HASI.1996.001.218.tif
This enormous fleet of trailer trucks, converted to buses, hauled Hanford Engneer Works employees to all areas of the 600-square mile plant, which divided into three large manufacturing areas, each of which was subdivided into sections several miles…

HASI.1996.001.215.tif
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HASI.1996.001.210.tif
The empty auditorium at Camp Hanford during the day.

Insets: D 7822; Auditorium; Season's Greetings; Tommorow Night: London Circus

HASI.1996.001.208.tif
Hundreds of people line up at the Camp Hanford Auditorium for a show by entertainer Kay Kyser. The front facade of the building is covered in Holiday decorations as well as the surrounding trees.

Insets: D 7808; Season's Greetings; Free: Kay Kyser…

HASI.1996.001.207.tif
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HASI.1996.001.205.tif
Kay Kyser entertains at the 1943 Christmas party at Camp Hanford.

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HASI.1996.001.204.tif
Construction of a large storage tank, about 60 feet in diameter and 30 feet in height, in the 200 West Area. Most workers are on the top of the tank, while two others arrange hoses at the base.

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HASI.1996.001.203.tif
Staff Sergeant Hope Sloan is awarded the title of Miss Hanford 1944.

Insets: D 7447

HASI.1996.001.201.tif
A row of trailer homes, called the Clumbia Trailer Court near the Columbia River.

Insets: D 7191

HASI.1996.001.200.tif
A small group enjoys a thanksgiving dinner of turkey, potatoes, peas and oranges. Two women bring dessert dishes to the table.

Insets: D 7119; AREA REGULATIONS

HASI.1996.001.199.tif
Over 200 people gather closely in an auditorium waiting for the 1944 election results to come in.

Insets: D-7093 CAMP HANFORD NOV. '44 WAITING ELECTION RESULTS (FDR)

HASI.1996.001.197.tif
A man dances in front of the electoral college chart at Camp Hanford celebrating President Roosevelt's election to a fourth term. The chart compares the current election to the previous one in 1940. Boxes are crossed out for the party the state is…

HASI.1996.001.196.tif
A man and a woman painting statuettes in the art room. Several completed works stand in the center of the table lined with newspapers.

Insets: D 6872; 8; 10-Matron

HASI.1996.001.195.tif
A group of eleven men discuss a project. Some are dressed formally, others in uniform.

Insets: D 6237

HASI.1996.001.190.tif
Bus lot at the Hanford Site. All buses have just exited the Site.

Insets: D 5898

HASI.1996.001.189.tif
Buses exit the Hanford Site. Only one bus remains in the lot.

Insets: D 5897

HASI.1996.001.188.tif
The last of the buses exit the Hanford Site.

Insets: D 5896

HASI.1996.001.187.tif
Buses continue to exit the Hanford Site. Three individuals stay behind in the lot.

Insets: D 5895
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