Tyrone Solar Station, Burro Mountain, NM

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Excavation work on a wall of the instrument tunnel at Tyrone Solar Station, Burro Mountain, New Mexico. The photograph shows tile laid below the tunnel's floor level, before the cinder fill.


  • Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory
  • Tyrone Solar Station, Burro Mountain, New Mexico


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There are many photos of this area in 7005/187/9

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Smithsonian Institution Archives Record Unit 7005 Box 187 Folder 9

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Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Institution Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20024-2520, SIHistory@si.edu

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  • Construction
  • Observatories
  • Burro Mountain
  • Solar observing stations
  • Observing (field) stations
  • New Mexico


New Mexico


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  • Interior

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Color: Black and White; Size: 5w x 3h; Type of Image: Interior; Medium: Photographic print

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