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

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Date
1950 to 1959
Description
The Hughes Tool Company's hard formation rock bit type R-1 was the engineering marvel on which the Hughes fortune was founded. The bit was invented by Howard Hughes' father.
Digital ID
whh000250
Physical Identifier
0321_0280
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whh000250. 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/d1tb0z245

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Digital Provenance
Digitized materials: physical originals can be viewed in Special Collections and Archives reading room
Date Digitized
2012-08-09
Extent
5075 x 6223 pixels; 8.46 x 10.37 inches; 90,350,000 bytes
Language

English

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