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Civil Defense PDHs were equipped with a full x-ray section. I found the x-ray table with the McKinney stuff beneath a pile of emptied boxes. The table had been opened but was still in new condition. The x-ray tube unit and transformer were long gone but the table was undisturbed.Picker-Polaroid X-Ray Film Developer
The x-ray unit was to use Polaroid x-ray film. This Picker-Polaroid X-ray film developer was to be used to process the film. Here the case is open showing the developer in the left photo above. The right photo above is the tool kit and film cartridge. All the unit really does is take cassettes of Polaroid x-ray film, pull the film out of the cassette through 2 rollers (just like the Polaroid camera) to develop the film.
Water Storage Tank and Pump
A 1500 gallon water storage tank and pump was supplied with PDHs. The left photo above shows the storage tank crate that I found with the McKinney PDH. This thing weighs a ton. I didn't salvage this because it was so heavy and huge. It is a free standing water tank that is self supporting when filled. See below. The right photo above is water pump for the storage tank. The water pump pictured above was with a Series 57 (1957) PDH that was located in Gainesville Texas. The water pump was still packed in it's crate although the crate had been broken open. I took this photo through a hole in the crate. Most of the Gainesville PDH was salvaged by the Nimitz Museum in Fredericksburg Texas for use in their field hospital display. What was left of the Gainesville PDH came to the same end as the McKinney PDH. The county demolished the building that the Gainesville PDH was stored in. I think the remains of the PDH was still in the building at the time of the demolition.