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Preserving Pocahontas

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The Polar Axis Shaft for the 140-foot telescope at Green Bank arrives at Bartow for offloading in September of 1959. The telescope was completed in the spring of 1965 and was the largest equatorially mounted telescope in the world. Pocahontas Co. Historical Society Collection, ID: PHS002748

Access the “Preserving Pocahontas” Digital Library at www.pocahontaspreservation.org or www.preserv ingpocahontas.org If you have historical records or photographs to be scanned for the county Historical Archive contact Preservation Officer B. J. Gudmundsson at 304-799-3989 or email info@pocahontaspreser vation.org Prints of photographs are available.

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