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Photograph of a replica of the Hughes Tool Company hard formation rock bit type R-1, circa 1950s

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Date
1950 to 1959
Description
A trophy modeled for display after the Hughes Tool Company hard formation rock bit type R-1. The drill bit was the engineering marvel on which the Hughes fortune was founded.
Digital ID
whh000069
Physical Identifier
0321_0237
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whh000069. Howard Hughes Professional and Aeronautical Photographs, 1916-1997. PH-00321. Special Collections and Archives, University Libraries, University of Nevada, Las Vegas. Las Vegas, Nevada. http://n2t.net/ark:/62930/d1js9hf5m

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Digital Provenance
Digitized materials: physical originals can be viewed in Special Collections and Archives reading room
Date Digitized
2005-01-05
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English

Publisher
University of Nevada, Las Vegas. Libraries
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image/tiff