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University of Chicago, Chicago, IL - February 14, 2013

Pictured below is where the University of Chicago football stadium was located on December 2, 1942.  On this date the first controlled nuclear reaction took place in one of the squash courts under the stadium and the world entered the nuclear age, for better or worse.  The football stadium has been torn down and is now the location of the University of Chicago Library.  Located along Ellis Avenue is a sculpture and various plaques.



Looking east across Ellis Avenue.






Looking east.


Looking south.


Looking west.


Looking north.

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Home  Indiana Museums    Indiana Tanks on Outside Display   The Beginning    Revisions   First Flight of P-38F Glacier Girl  
USS Theodore Roosevelt    WWII Aircraft Manufacturing Sites    Gateguards
 2007 Airshows   2008 Airshows  22009 Airshows   2010 Airshows    2011 Airshows    2012 Airshows   2013 Airshows   2014 Airshows    2015 Airshows  2016 Airshows    2017 Airshows 
Aviation Museums of the Pacific Northwest
   Display Helicopter Locations   CAL FIRE   PV-2 Harpoon Photos     F6F Hellcat Photos
   Warbird Sightings   WWII US Air-Air Victories   Guest Photos    Indiana Warbirds   Featured Photos  Other Items   Links

Historic Sites   Historic Forts   Historic Texas Independence Sites   Pre-Historic Sites   Historic Manhattan Project Sites   GM Heritage Center


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