[NRAO logo]
NRAO logo  

[NRAO dedication, 1957]
NRAO dedication, 1957. NRAO/AUI image

[Dedication of the 85 foot Tatel telescope]
85 foot Tatel Telescope dedication, 1958. NRAO/AUI image

[85 foot Tatel telescope]
85 foot Tatel Telescope. NRAO/AUI image

[Struve at groundbreaking for 300 foot telescope]
Struve at 300 foot ground breaking, 1961. NRAO/AUI image

[300 foot telescope]
300 foot telescope. NRAO/AUI image

[140 Foot telescope ground breaking]
140 foot telescope ground breaking, 1958. NRAO/AUI image

[NRAO 140 Foot telescope]
NRAO 140 Foot telescope. NRAO/AUI image

[Green Bank Interferometer]
Green Bank Interferometer. NRAO/AUI image

[VLA dedication]
VLA dedication, 1980. NRAO/AUI image


[AIPS logo]
AIPS logo. NRAO/AUI image

[VLBA Pie Town antenna]
VLBA Pie Town antenna. NRAO/AUI image

[300 foot telescope after 1988 collapse]
300 foot after collapse, 1988. NRAO/AUI image

[GBT ground breaking]
GBT ground breaking, 1991. NRAO/AUI image

[Green Bank Telescope]
Green Bank Telescope. NRAO/AUI image

[Christening block at ALMA Camp ground breaking]
Alma Camp ground breaking. NRAO/AUI image


[4 NRAO Directors]
Lo, Vanden Bout, Roberts, Heeschen - 4 NRAO Directors at 50th anniversary. NRAO/AUI image


Records of the National Radio Astronomy Observatory: Item listing

New Mexico Operations: Very Large Array (VLA) Site Selection, Procurement, and Development

TitleVLA Site Selection
Start Date12/4/1964
End Date1969 October
Notes2 folders. Correspondence; maps; blueprints; photos; slides; newspapers; brochures re: choosing the VLA site
 [Range 3A]

TitleVLA Site Selection
Start Date7/20/1965
End Date9/12/1969
NotesOriginal folder labeled as "From D. S. Heeschen's files." Correspondence, memos, notes, maps, VLA Sites Worksheet
 [Range 3A]

TitleVLA Site
Start Date11/1965
End Date7/13/1970
NotesCorrespondence; memos; notes; charts; graphs
 [Range 3A]

AuthorLimbaugh Engineers, Inc.
TitleSite Development
Start Date3/15/1966
End Date11/29/1972
Notes1 folder. Correspondence, contracts
 [Range 3A]

AuthorLimbaugh Engineers, Inc
TitleProposal for the VLA Site Development Study
Start Date4/1966
 [Range 3A]

AuthorDavid E. Hogg
TitleA Summary of VLA Array Plan Studies
Start Date4/27/1966
 [Range 3A]

AuthorCampbell M. Wade
TitlePossible Sites for the VLA
Start Date5/1966
NotesVLA Report No. 3
 [Range 3A]

AuthorLimbaugh Engineers, Inc.
TitleInterim Report VLA Site Development Study to NRAO
Start Date7/1966
Notes2 folders
 [Range 3A]

Start Date10/1966
Notes1 folder
 [Range 3A]

AuthorLimbaugh Engineers, Inc.
TitleEngineering Study Site Development and Facilities Requirements for the Very Large Array
Start Date11/1966
 [Range 3A]

AuthorLimbaugh Engineers, Inc.
TitleEngineering Study Site Development and Facilities Requirements for the Very Large Array
Start Date12/1969
Notes2 folders
 [Range 3A]

TitleSite Selection and Acquisition
Start Date1/3/1972
End Date6/30/1980
Notes1 folder. Correspondence; contracts; maps; diagrams. Also includes informational report by Wilkening and two reprints supplied by NMIMT: Powers - "Basin and Shore Features of the Extinct Lake San Augustin, New Mexico, 1939, and Potter - "Phytosociological Study of San Augustin Plains, New Mexico," 1957
 [Range 3A]

TitleSocorro - Magdalena railway abandonment
Start Date2/15/1972
End Date6/19/1972
Notes1 folder. Correspondence related to proposed abandonment of Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe rail line
 [Range 3A]

TitleArchitect/Engineer Services
Start Date4/3/1972
End Date1/6/1978
Notes1 folder. Correspondence; memos; SUBCONTRACT NO.5
 [Range 3A]

TitleLand acquisition and landowners, including Ake, Benton, Bruton, Harriet, Major, Taylor, Wellborn
Start Date4/7/1972
End Date6/30/1980
Notes1 folder. Correspondence, reports, maps
 [Range 3A]

TitleEnvironmental Impact Statement
Start Date4/14/1972
End Date7/13/1982
Notes2 folders. October 1972 Impact Statement, related correspondence, memos, draft revision of Impact Statement dated March 1978
External LinkSee Environmental Impact Statement, 6 October 1972
 [Range 3A]

TitleElectric Power - VLA
Start Date7/24/1973
End Date10/7/1980
Notes1 folder.
 [Range 3A]

TitleWater Supply Well
Start Date1/18/1974
End Date3/5/1974
Notes1 folder. Correspondence; Request for Quotation; Subcontract VLA-22
 [Range 3A]

Start Date4/4/1974
End Date8/19/1980
Notes1 folder. Correspondence; documents
 [Range 3A]

TitleArchaeological Files
Start Date6/18/1975
End Date5/18/1978
Notes2 folders. Correspondence; surveys; maps; reviews; reports. Includes "Document Accompanying Request to Advisory Council on Historic Preservation for Review of Effect of Very Large Array (VLA) Southwest Arm Construction on Ake Archaeological Site, Catron County, New Mexico, November 15, 1976"
 [Range 3A]

TitleVLA Site - Highways - Upgrading Routes 60 and 78
Start Date8/18/1977
End Date7/16/1980
Notes1 folder. Correspondence
 [Range 3A]

TitleVLA Sculpture "Shiva"
Start Date10/11/1979
End Date7/30/1980
Notes1 folder. Corespondence; photos
 [Range 3A]

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