Jumbo

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Jumbo weighed 214 tons, was 25 feet long, 12 feet wide, and had walls 14 inches thick. As the reactors at Hanford began to produce greater quantities of plutonium and calculations lessened the chance of a fizzle, Jumbo was abandoned and raised up on a tower 800 feet from Ground Zero to be exposed to the effects from the Trinity Test.

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