Nuclear reactors; Radioactive substances; Radioactivity; Foreign visitors
A group of visiting foreign nuclear scientists and policymakers viewing the Dismantling machine at the Hanford Engineering Development Lab. The dismanteler, developed by Jerry Tallent, cut open fuel rods by welding copper to stainless steel which caused the casing to split open without any radioactive debris.
Battelle Northwest Photography
Hanford History Project, Washington State University Tri-Cities
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