The Manhattan Project. The Hanford camp and reactor plants for the production of plutonium in Richland, Washington.
Richland Washington USA Date:1966 Duration:4 min 4 sec Sound:Yes
'The Story of Hanford' about the activities of the Atomic Energy Commission and parts of the atomic bomb Manhattan Project conducted at Camp Hanford in Richland, Washington. Houses of the workers construction buildings for the project. Trucks are driven on a highway. Railroad carries material to the Hanford site. An aerial view of the plant with three nuclear reactors. Reactor for the production of plutonium. A plant for the separation of pure metal. Workers work at the plant to convert uranium into plutonium. The workers wear protective gear work. A worker opens the door of the area where plutonium is stored. Two workers bring air tight containers of plutonium on a trolley. A worker makes a note of it and places the containers in a lock. The energy of plutonium is compared with other fuels. The plant for the separation of plutonium from uranium. A map shows different places from which fissionable uranium and plutonium for the production of bombs can be obtained. People read newspapers.
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