Between 1945 and 1992 the United States detonated 1,149 nuclear test explosions. Until 1962 the tests were conducted in the atmosphere and oceans. 106 of the 216 above-ground blasts were exploded 63 miles from Las Vegas, Nevada. The remain-ing were detonated at the Enewetak or Bikini Atolls in the Pacific Ocean.
those archive images, crediting the original cameramen in captions.
The re-photo-graphed images depictabove-ground tests at or shortly after themoment of explosion.
015 Sugar, 1.2 Kilotons, Nevada, 1951, 2003, archival inkjet print, 20 x 16 inches