McDonald Observatory

McDonald Observatory

McDonald Observatory
Mirror Preparation 7
II: Buildings and Grounds
Upon completion of the grinding and polishing process, Warner & Swasey officials oversee placement of the 3-ton 82-inch glass disc in the aluminizing chamber where systematic atomic bombardment will coat it with chromium and aluminum. From left: Warner Seely, company secretary; vice-president Charles J. Stilwell; George A. Decker, works engineer; Dr. John S. Plaskett, telescope design consultant; H. L. Cook, instrument department director; C. A. Robert Lundin, optical department director; and an unidentified worker.
Plaskett, John Stanley, 1865-1941 | Lundin, Carl Axel Robert, 1882-1962 | Stilwell, Charles J. | Mirrors--Design and construction | Reflecting telescopes | Warner & Swasey Company
Warner & Swasey Company
Photographic prints; 19.3 x 24.1 cm
Cleveland, Ohio
Archival Photographic Files
University of Chicago Library, Special Collections Research Center

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