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This webpage contains historic information and is not being updated.
See the Fernald Preserve webpage for current site information.

History of the Fernald Site

Archive Photos Cultural Resources U.S. Dept. of Energy 25th Anniversary Navigation Graphic

Move your mouse across the photo and see Plant 7 before and during its implosion (6335-597 and 5848-170).
Move your mouse across the photo and see Plant 7 before and during its implosion (6335-597 and 5848-170).

Link to the Cold War page. The Cold War was a conflict over ideological and political differences, resulting in a nuclear arms race. cold war
Link to Production Operations page. Production Operations, 1951-1989
The production facilities and their processes and products.  production operations
Link to End of Secrecy page. The End of Secrecy
The era of secrecy ended abruptly when the Fernald site suddenly became the center of public controversy.  end
Link to Transition to Cleanup page. Transition to Cleanup
A New Beginning  cleanup
Link to 50 years of Fernald, 1951-2001 page. 50 Years of Fernald, 1951-2001 50 years
The story of Fernald told through videos, transcripts,  publications and some of the former workers.

About Fernald
| Archive PhotosTransition to Cleanup  | Cold War | End of Secrecy  |  50 Years of Fernald | History | Production Operations
 
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