The polar axis of the Yerkes Observatory 40-inch refractor being lowered into position

The polar axis of the Yerkes Observatory 40-inch refractor being lowered into position, October 1896.  The foreman is in the lower right.  The man standing on top is not identified.  Note absence of safety belts and hand rails., Credit Line: Yerkes Observatory, University of Chicago, courtesy of AIP Emilio Segrè Visual Archives, Yerkes Observatory Collection
Abstract/Description: The polar axis of the Yerkes Observatory 40-inch refractor being lowered into position, October 1896. The foreman is in the lower right. The man standing on top is not identified. Note absence of safety belts and hand rails.
Subject(s): Equipment and supplies
Observatories
Telescopes
Reflecting telescopes
Williams Bay (Wis.)
Yerkes Observatory
Date Created: October 1896
Credit Line: Yerkes Observatory, University of Chicago, courtesy of AIP Emilio Segrè Visual Archives, Yerkes Observatory Collection
Catalog ID: Yerkes Observatory F14