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Photograph Of Early Construction Of Y-12

This photograph depicts early construction of Y-12, one of the uranium enrichment facilities used to produce fuel for the atomic bomb. The two people viewing the construction of the building are not identified. From the uniform the man on the right is likely a member of the Army Corps of Engineers who over saw the construction and operation of the facility.

Photograph of Early Construction of Y-12

Subject

Manhattan Project (U.S.)

Creator

Records of the Atomic Energy Commission, Record Group 326

Source

Formerly Classified Correspondence Files, 1942-1947

Date

1943

Rights

National Archives at Atlanta

Format

Still Image

Identifier

National Archives Identifier 1518690

Coverage

Oak Ridge (Tenn.)

Original Format

Photographic Print 8" x 10"
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