Atomic Energy Commissions Y-12 Plant

Atomic Energy Commissions Y-12 Plant Oak Ridge Tennessee

Stock #: 371112
Type: Postcard
Era: Chrome
City: Oak Ridge
State: Tennessee (TN)
County: Roane,Anderson
Publisher: Southern Postcard Co
Stamp: 4c
Size: 3.5" x 5.5" (9 x 14 cm)

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is a sprawling complex of about 170 buildings. Y-12 was built during World War II to produce enriched uranium 235 by the electromagnetic method and the first production building began operation January 27, 1944. Operated by Union Carbide Corporation for the Atomic Energy COmmission
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