“Simulated A-Bomb” by Stan Payne, May 24, 1958. Courtesy of Special Collections, Pikes Peak Library District. Image Number: 004-10699.

Caption under photo: “Firing of this simulated atomic bomb was one of the high points Saturday of the demonstration at F. Carson for members of the Defense Orientation Conference Assn. The simulated bomb was the largest fired to date at the fort. The DOCA is an organization of civilians who have participated in briefing and visits under the joint civilian orientation conference program sponsored by the Department of Defense.” Photo appeared in the Colorado Springs Gazette Telegraph on May 25, 1958, page B1.

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