Let's try to catch up on our History Photo of the Week by posting a few shots from January 13, 1936 when our ship came in.
Here is the Nevadan with a tug boat bringing it into the Port of Los Angeles in San Pedro, California:
On board in a cargo hold is a delivery from Baldwin-Southwark Corp in Eddystone, Pennsylvania of an item made by Babcock & Wilcox Company.
The big round crate contains what will be the mirror cell for the 200-inch mirror. Just to give you a sense of scale you can see a portion of two cars in the hold on the left.
It was removed from the ship and lifted on to a trailer for transportation to Caltech:
Here is the arrival of the trailer as it is backed in from California Boulevard and into the optical shop at Caltech: