Trinity Site Historical Photographs — Part 2


The news breaks — Manhattan Project revealed

The news breaks — Manhattan Project revealed

Today I present more of the photo history affixed to the chain link fence surrounding Trinity Site.

Trinity Site Obelisk erected in 1965 — 20 years after the blast

Trinity Site Obelisk erected in 1965 — 20 years after the blast

The 1965 Open House and unveiling of the Obelisk

The 1965 Open House and unveiling of the Obelisk

This next series of photographs reveal the Trinity test explosion and its aftermath:

Detonation + .006 seconds

Detonation + .006 seconds

Detonation + .025 seconds

Detonation + .025 seconds

Detonation + .053 seconds

Detonation + .053 seconds

Just one tenth of a second after detonation

Just one tenth of a second after detonation

Characteristic mushroom cloud forming 15 seconds after detonation

Characteristic mushroom cloud forming 15 seconds after detonation

Shot tower remnants after the blast

Shot tower remnants after the blast

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