Los Alamos Main Gate Now And Then

Ken Uher of White Rock at the Main Gate check-in station recreated for ScienceFest 2015, which runs through today. Uher brought out his 1939 Buick Special Convertible Opera Coupe Saturday to add to the historical drama of the day. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

Ken Uher of White Rock places a newspaper from the era on the seat of his 1939 Buick, which he brought out Saturday to the Main Gate check-in station recreated for this weekend’s ScienceFest 2015. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

Ken Uher of White Rock places political buttons from the Manhattan Project era inside his 1939 Buick Saturday at the Main Gate check-in station recreated for this weekend’s ScienceFest 2015. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

The 1939 Buick Special Convertible Opera Coupe owned by Ken Uher of White Rock at the Main Gate check-in station recreated for ScienceFest 2015, which runs through today. Uher brought out his Buick Saturday, which many people used as a prop for photos. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

Livy Snyder and her students from the Art Center at Fuller Lodge recreated the facade of the Los Alamos Main Gate check-in station for ScienceFest. This scene is based on a famous picture of the gatehouse, which includes a car much like this one. Courtesy/TW Houlton

Courtesy/TW Houlton

Many visitors coming up the hill Saturday for the 2015 ScienceFest stopped at this event information center set up by the Chamber of Commerce Visitor Center. Staff and volunteers provided visitors with information and directions to the various events. Photo by Carol A.Clark/ladailypost.com

Chamber Manager Nancy Partridge, left, dressed in 1940s attire Saturday welcomes visitors to Los Alamos for ScienceFest 2015. Photo by Carol A.Clark/ladailypost.com

 

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