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Testing, Testing: 1942

Testing, Testing: 1942

October 1942. "Testing electric wiring at Douglas Aircraft Company. Long Beach, California." View full size. 4x5 Kodachrome transparency by Alfred Palmer.

 

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Insulation testing

Among other things, she's testing the strength of the insulation with that Megohmeter, known in the trade as a "megger"

Testing...

Good grief, at first glance I thought she was one of my old schoolteachers.

Always amazing

It never ceases to amaze me how beautiful and detailed these 4X5 Kodachromes are. Every hair, the text on the equipment - it is all there. Great photo!

[Detail below. - Dave]

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