According to the school's website, "Sol C. Johnson opened its doors in 1959 as Powell Laboratory School under the direction of Savannah State College. A gift of the Johnson High School class of 1962, the Atom Smasher is a bronze, atom-pulverizing arm. Inspires continuing generations of Atom Smashers.

According to the school's website, "Sol C. Johnson opened its doors in 1959 as Powell Laboratory School under the direction of Savannah State College. A gift of the Johnson High School class of 1962, the Atom Smasher is a bronze, atom-pulverizing arm. Inspires continuing generations of Atom Smashers.

Atom Bomb Dropped Here, Mars Bluff, South Carolina.  Site of where a 26-kiloton Mark 6 bomb accidentally fell out of a B-47 into the backyard of Walter Gregg.  The plutonium core did not explode, but rather 6000 lbs of high explosives created a huge crater and destroyed their house.

Atom Bomb Dropped Here, Mars Bluff, South Carolina. Site of where a 26-kiloton Mark 6 bomb accidentally fell out of a B-47 into the backyard of Walter Gregg. The plutonium core did not explode, but rather 6000 lbs of high explosives created a huge crater and destroyed their house.

Wild Vegas parties celebrated atomic bomb tests of the 1950s

Wild Vegas parties celebrated atomic bomb tests of the 1950s

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Yamacraw Square is a park in northwestern Savannah, GA. The focal point of the park is the Public Art Project. Also in the park is a fountain with sculptures. This park is located at 565 W Bryan St in Savannah, GA. This fountain has bronze statues of three children playing. The water for the fountain pours from beneath the children's feet. This park was created in 2006. The children statues were damamged in 2007 and had to be repaired.

Yamacraw Square is a park in northwestern Savannah, GA. The focal point of the park is the Public Art Project. Also in the park is a fountain with sculptures. This park is located at 565 W Bryan St in Savannah, GA. This fountain has bronze statues of three children playing. The water for the fountain pours from beneath the children's feet. This park was created in 2006. The children statues were damamged in 2007 and had to be repaired.

Just before a train would enter Savannah's Central of Georgia Railroad station, it would cross this 1852 viaduct (above), one of a pair of historic bridges at the former Central railroad complex. Spanning both West Boundary Street and the Ogeechee Canal, each of the two structures features four brick arches and decorative details in brick that create both elegance and utility.

Just before a train would enter Savannah's Central of Georgia Railroad station, it would cross this 1852 viaduct (above), one of a pair of historic bridges at the former Central railroad complex. Spanning both West Boundary Street and the Ogeechee Canal, each of the two structures features four brick arches and decorative details in brick that create both elegance and utility.

During the 1950s, the American people suffered from a severe case of Atomic Fever—and sometimes our fervor showed up in some pretty strange places.

4 Atomic-Themed 1950s Beauty Queens

During the 1950s, the American people suffered from a severe case of Atomic Fever—and sometimes our fervor showed up in some pretty strange places.

Photographers record blast from air-dropped atomic bomb at Yucca Flats, Nevada.  March 31, 1953

Photographers record blast from air-dropped atomic bomb at Yucca Flats, Nevada. March 31, 1953

The Savannah Powder Magazine was built in 1898 and used until 1963 for storing explosive powder, artillery ammunition, and eventually dynamite. The building was designed by Savannah architects, Alfred Eichberg and Hyman Witcover, who are credited separately with Savannah buildings including: City Hall, SCAD's Eichberg Hall, Telfair Hospital, and the Scottish Rite Temple. The Savannah Powder Magazine is the only municipal powder magazine statewide, possibly the nation.

The Savannah Powder Magazine was built in 1898 and used until 1963 for storing explosive powder, artillery ammunition, and eventually dynamite. The building was designed by Savannah architects, Alfred Eichberg and Hyman Witcover, who are credited separately with Savannah buildings including: City Hall, SCAD's Eichberg Hall, Telfair Hospital, and the Scottish Rite Temple. The Savannah Powder Magazine is the only municipal powder magazine statewide, possibly the nation.

Dolphin downspouts, a symbol of good luck, can be found throughout Savannah's historic district.

Dolphin downspouts, a symbol of good luck, can be found throughout Savannah's historic district.

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