In 1886, the Union Iron Works of San Francisco began construction at the Lick Observatory, located on the summit of Mount Hamilton in the Diablo Range east of San Jose. They were tasked with building the Dome itself and the Moving Floor of the 75-foot Dome of the Lick Observatory.
Many thanks to Mr. Matt Radovan, Project Manager at the Lick Observatory, for his assistance. More details, including photos, will be posted soon.
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