Missile Site North of Drake, N.D.
|Title||Missile Site North of Drake, N.D. |
|Date of Original||1963-09-09 |
|Creator||Burkum, Lester, 1912-2001|
|Creator Role||Photographer |
|Description||View of a U.S. AIR FORCE explosive missile being lowered and installed at a minuteman missile site along highway 14 North of Drake, N.D. The site is fenced off and there are many workers and vehicles around it. The truck that was hauling the missile cost $600, 000 and it had 2-V-6 engines that got 3/4 mile per gallon. |
|Subject (LCTGM)||Air forces|
|Subject (LCSH)||Minuteman (Missile)|
|Organization Name||United States. Air Force|
|Item Number||S-746 |
|Format of Original||Slides|
|Dimensions of Original||5 x 5 cm. |
|Transcription||"Missile Site, Lowering van after missile installation, NW Drake N.D., Sept. 9, 1963"--Handwritten on slide. |
|Notes||Truck hauling missile, cost $600, 000, 2-V-6 Engines, 3/4 mi per gallon, along H. way 14, N.W. Drake, N.D. Sept. 9, 1963. Minute man missile site, along highway 14. Missile site # A-2, along highway 14 north of Drake, N.D. - Information handwritten on other slides taken of the same event and day by Lester Burkum. |
|Repository Institution||Manfred Heritage Museum|
|Repository Collection||Lester Burkum Slide Collection|
|Credit Line||Manfred Heritage Museum, Manfred, N.D. (S-746) |
|Rights Management||Copyright status unknown. |
|Ordering Information||Manfred Heritage Museum |
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|Grant||NHPRC SNAP Grant 2008-2009, NAR08-RC-10021-08 |
|Digital ID||dmS746 |