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

Digital ID
whh000250
Title
Photograph of the Hughes Tool Company's hard formation rock bit type R-1, circa 1950s
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.
Source
Image ID: 0321 0280
Original Collection
Date
1950; 1951; 1952; 1953; 1954; 1955; 1956; 1957; 1958; 1959
Graphic Elements (TGM)
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Genre (TGM)
Rights
This material may be protected by copyright. Personal, including educational and academic, use of this material is without restriction but acknowledgement of the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, University Libraries is requested whether the use is oral, web or in print. Commercial use of any portion of this material requires permission from the University Libraries. For further information please contact Digital Collections: http://digital.library.unlv.edu/contact
Digital Publisher
University of Nevada, Las Vegas University Libraries
Digital Collection
Master File Creation Date
2012-08-09
Master File Extent
5075 x 6223 pixels; 8.46 x 10.37 inches; 90,350,000 bytes
Master File Format
image/tiff
Master File Operating System
Microsoft Windows XP Professional, Version 5.1, Service Pack 3
Master File Quality
24 bit color; 8 bit gray-scale; 600 ppi
 

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