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Close-up of Astrodome roof during construction. Written on photo: A detail of the dome grid of the Harris County Domed Stadium the Astrodome during construction. Bert Brandt &amp

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Seth Morris was one of the architects for the Astrodome at the firm of Wilson, Morris, Crain and Anderson. He was also the coordinator of the contractors, architects, engineers and county. In this interview his wife, Susie Morris, shares some of her…

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Interior of Astrodome, Nov. 19, 1965

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Letter from Robert J. Minchew, Lloyd et al, to Mr. Alan Farnsworth, Lott et al

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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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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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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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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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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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-- 3 Alarm Fire, Date: "01/ /65": Footage of the fire department responding to fire.
-- Arsonist, Date: "01/ /65": Footage of two men speaking in an office.
-- Carswell -City Council, Date: "01/ /65": City Council meeting in session with several…

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Developed 30 degree segment of roof framing and skylight layout