1951 ... just fits!

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1955 ... the future is Nuclear!

... ooo - shiny! Model of a nuclear power plant!

... time to put up a Link to 'Our Friend the Atom' from Disney!


1957 ... Admiral Rickover descending!

... Admiral Hyman Rickover, father of the Nuclear Navy, teeters inside the reactor vessel for the 'USS Nautilus' during a LIFE photo-op.


1950's ... giant steel chamber for testing USN reactors!

... damn- that is big! If anyone has anymore info on this please leave it in comments.