Photo Gallery: Arco

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EBR-I museum located outside Atomic City 50 miles west of Idaho Falls | Rett Nelson, EastIdahoNews.com

Atomic Days parade several years ago | Tara Parsons

Atomic Days parade several years ago | Tara Parsons

WE ARE EAST IDAHO: ARCO

Marquee above Arco Visitor Center | Courtesy photo

Borax-III, the reactor used to power Arco in 1955 | Wikipedia

EBR-I museum | Rett Nelson, EastIdahoNews.com

EBR-I museum exhibit | Rett Nelson, EastIdahoNews.com

EBR-I generator used in first light bulb experiment, 1951 | Rett Nelson, EastIdahoNews.com

INL photo taken from drone | Courtesy INL

EBR-I control panel | Rett Nelson, EastIdahoNews.com

Sign for National Reactor Testing Station, the predecessor to INL | Courtesy INL

EBR-I exhibit replicating first light bulb experiment | Rett Nelson, EastIdahoNews.com

EBR-I exhibit replicating 4 original light bulbs that were lit with nuclear power for first time in 1951 | Rett Nelson, EastIdahoNews.com

EBR-I tube light | Rett Nelson, EastIdahoNews.com

EBR-I sign at entrance of museum | Rett Nelson, EastIdahoNews.com

Members of the original team that helped create world’s first usable electricity generated by EBR-I to power 4 light bulbs | Courtesy INL

Walter Zinn, left, and other scientist involved in first light bulb experiment | Courtesy INL

Light bulb exhibit, EBR-I | Rett Nelson, EastIdahoNews.com

A scientist involved in EBR-I experiment circa 1951 | INL

Interior shot of EBR-I circa 1951 | INL

EBR-I scientist at work around 1951 | INL

Light bulb exhibit, EBR-I | Rett Nelson, EastIdahoNews.com

EBR-I museum | Rett Nelson, EastIdahoNews.com

EBR-I exhibit featuring the signatures of men involved in that first light bulb experiment | Rett Nelson, EastIdahoNews.com

EBR-I around 1951 | Courtesy INL
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