Welcome to the Mushroom Cloud Depository. A collection of scanned photos of US nuclear test shots done during the 1950's and 1960's at Bikini and Eniwetok atolls, and the Nevada Proving Grounds. For some reason I've always been fascinated by the many photos and film clips of nuclear weapons being detonated. Ever since I saw a short film clip of Operation Crossroads, I've wanted more info on them. This site is dedicated to that pursuit.

Nevada Test Shots
3 jpeg files, Total: 165K
Ivy Test Shots
3 jpeg files, Total: 417K
Castle Test Shots
3 jpeg files, Total: 280K
Redwing Test Shots
4 jpeg files, Total: 407K
Hardtack Test Shots
4 jpeg files, Total: 379K
Dominic Test Shots
5 jpeg files, Total: 328K
Index of all Images
1024x768, 93K

All photos and descriptions taken from Chuck Hansens US Nuclear Weapons. Unfortunately, this book is now out of print, but you can get further info about the authors research at his website listed below. He has put together a CDROM archive containing even more information then what was in the book.

Other Nuclear Related Websites

The Bureau of Atomic Tourism
Todd's Atomic Homepage
The High Energy Weapons Archive
Chuck Hansen's The Swords of Armageddon
Sonartech Hompage