Official US AEC 8x10 B&W Photograph of Test Shot ESS - OPERATION TEAPOT NTS 1955

This auction is for an Official US Atomic Energy Commission 8x10 black & white photograph of Nuclear Test Shot ESS of OPERATION TEAPOT. ESS was a 1 kiloton nuclear blast. ESS , short for Effects Sub Surface was detonated on March 23, 1955 at Nevada Test Site.

On the back is stamped in colored ink:

AEC-55-5192

NEVADA TEST SITE....Sub-surface atomic shot (March 23), seventh in the 1955 "Teapot" series

at Nevada Test Site.

Credit Joint Office of Test Information