More Historical Images

This is a selection of additional historical images recently unearthed from our photo archive.

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Carroll Spar Telescope: This image shows one of the Carroll spar telescopes used for the final part of the BBSO site survey. The telescope is set up at the site of the (future) Cowley lodge.
Original BBSO Telescope Testing: This image shows the original BBSO telescope assembly being tested in the breadloaf dome on the roof of the Robinson building at Caltech before it was installed at BBSO.
Dome Landing: This image from 1969 shows how you would enter the dome before the causeway was built.
Dome under Construction from Boat: This image from 1969 shows the dome being built.

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