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1Title:  Exterior view of the A1W (Enterprise prototype) at the Idaho National Laboratory Add
 Summary:  The A1W prototype (center) at the Idaho National Laboratory. Construction began on the A1W in April 1956; the prototype consisted of two reactors and the steam plant equipment necessary to drive one shaft. The first A1W reactor reached full power on 17 January 1959 and both reactors operatored together at full power for the first time on 15 September 1959. 
 Source:  http://www.inl.gov/proving-the-principle/chapter_10.pdf 
 Reference:  Duncan, Francis. Rickover and the Nuclear Navy: The Discipline of Technology. Annapolis, Md: Naval Institute Press, 1990, pages 101-102. 
 Date:  circa 1958 
 Subject(s):  A1W | Naval Reactors 
 Type:  Image 
 Format:  PNG 
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