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Examples of “Sierra Sam” and Alderson Laboratories anthropomorphic dummies of the type dropped from balloons at off-range locations throughout New Mexico during the 1950s. Air Force personnel used stretchers and gurneys to pick up 200-pound dummies in the field and move them to in the laboratory
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