Atlas A Production circa 1957

Early Atlas missiles on the production line at Convair Plant 19, near Old Town, San Diego. Plant 19 was originally built during WWII to produce the Consolidated B-24 Liberator Bomber. Convair opened a dedicated Atlas plant, Convair Astronautics, a year later.
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