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STRUCTURAL DETAIL AT CROWN OF LAMELLA DOME SHOWING PARTIAL VIEW OF COMPRESSION RING AT LOWER CENTER. - Houston Astrodome, 8400 Kirby Drive, Houston, Harris County, TX

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INTERIOR PERSPECTIVE, LOOKING SOUTH SOUTHWEST WITH FIELD SET UP IN FOOTBALL CONFIGURATION. FIELD SEATING ROTATES TO ACCOMMODATE BASEBALL GAMES. - Houston Astrodome, 8400 Kirby Drive, Houston, Harris County, TX

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DOME ROOF TRUSS VIEW MIDWAY UP CATWALK TO CUPOLA AT CROWN OF DOME. - Houston Astrodome, 8400 Kirby Drive, Houston, Harris County, TX

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STEAM TURBINE RIGHT BACKGROUND POWERING COMPRESSOR JUST BEHIND CONTROL PANEL. - Houston Astrodome, 8400 Kirby Drive, Houston, Harris County, TX

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INTERIOR VIEW SOUTH TOWARD MOVEABLE FIELD LEVEL SEATS. - HOUSTON ASTRODOME, 8400 KIRBY DRIVE, HOUSTON, HARRIS COUNTY, TX

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INTERIOR VIEW, LOOKING WEST. NOTE LAMELLA DOME FRAMING. - Houston Astrodome, 8400 Kirby Drive, Houston, Harris County, TX

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VIEW FROM CUPOLA INTO LAMELLA ROOF TRUSS AND SEATING LEVELS BELOW. - Houston Astrodome, 8400 Kirby Drive, Houston, Harris County, TX

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INTERIOR, LOOKING EAST FROM LEVEL 9 SKY BOXES. - Houston Astrodome, 8400 Kirby Drive, Houston, Harris County, TX

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ENTRANCE DETAIL, NORTH FACADE. - Houston Astrodome, 8400 Kirby Drive, Houston, Harris County, TX

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STEPDOWN TRANSFORMERS ON THE EAST SIDE. - Houston Astrodome, 8400 Kirby Drive, Houston, Harris County, TX

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DRIVE MOTOR FOR SOUTH MOVEABLE SEATS. - Houston Astrodome, 8400 Kirby Drive, Houston, Harris County, TX

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SOUTH ELEVATION IN PERSPECTIVE, LOOKING NORTH NORTHEAST. - Houston Astrodome, 8400 Kirby Drive, Houston, Harris County, TX

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NORTH ELEVATION, LOOKING SOUTH. - HOUSTON ASTRODOME, 8400 KIRBY DRIVE, HOUSTON, HARRIS COUNTY, TX

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EAST ELEVATION, LOOKING WEST. - Houston Astrodome, 8400 Kirby Drive, Houston, Harris County, TX

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SUBSTRUCTURE OF MOVEABLE SEATING. - Houston Astrodome, 8400 Kirby Drive, Houston, Harris County, TX

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ASTRODOME LOOKING EAST FROM ROOFTOP OF ADJACENT RELIANT STADIUM (NEW NFL/RODEO STADIUM). - Houston Astrodome, 8400 Kirby Drive, Houston, Harris County, TX

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STRUCTURAL DETAIL OF LATERAL LOAD BRACING SYSTEM AT GROUND LEVEL. NOTE DOUBLE COLUMNS AT EXPANSION JOINT. - Houston Astrodome, 8400 Kirby Drive, Houston, Harris County, TX

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PERSPECTIVE LOOKING SOUTHWEST FROM FIELD LEVEL. WORKER IN FOREGROUND IS STITCHING TOGETHER ASTROTURF FOR FOOTBALL GAMES. - Houston Astrodome, 8400 Kirby Drive, Houston, Harris County, TX

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DETAIL OF NORTH FACADE. NOTE PRE-CAST CONCRETE SCREEN COMPOSED OF STEPPED PARALLELOGRAMS. - Houston Astrodome, 8400 Kirby Drive, Houston, Harris County, TX

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STEEL TRUSS TENSION RING SUPPORTING DOME ROOF. TENSION RING COVERED BY ARCHITECTURAL FINISH. TENSION RING ROLLER SUPPORT AT COLUMN OBSCURED BY COLUMN COVERINGS. - Houston Astrodome, 8400 Kirby Drive, Houston, Harris County, TX

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CUPOLA, CENTER RIGHT; GONDOLA LIFT MECHANISM, CENTER LEFT. NOTE PARTIAL VIEW OF LAMELLA DOME FRAMING COMPRESSION RING AT CROWN AT LOWER RIGHT. - Houston Astrodome, 8400 Kirby Drive, Houston, Harris County, TX

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LAMELLA DOME FRAMING DETAIL. NOTE CATWALK AT 12 O'CLOCK AND SUSPENDED PENTAGONAL LIGHT RING GONDOLA. ALSO NOTE COMPRESSION RING AT CROWN OF DOME. - Houston Astrodome, 8400 Kirby Drive, Houston, Harris County, TX

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VIEW SOUTH TOWARD MOVEABLE FIELD LEVEL SEATS. NOTE RETRACTABLE PENTAGONAL LIGHT RING GONDOLA SUSPENDED FROM ROOF CUPOLA. SKY LIGHTS PAINTED OVER TO REDUCE GLARE FOR BASEBALL OUTFIELDERS. - Houston Astrodome, 8400 Kirby Drive, Houston, Harris County,…

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