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Ladd Field, Radio Station, Fort Wainwright, Fairbanks, Fairbanks North Star Borough, AK



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Item Title


Location
Fort Wainwright, Fairbanks, AK

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1933.

Notes
Survey number HABS AK-36-I
Building/structure dates: 1943 initial construction
National Register Number: 85002730
Significance: Architectural: the radio station is one of the few unaltered buildings remaining at Ladd Field and the only unaltered World War II radio station in the state. It is noted for its copper eaves. Historical: It is alleged to be the Russian commander's house, although there is no evidence of this and the Russians were housed in a different area of the post.

Subjects
Radio Stations


Collection
Historic American Buildings Survey (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. LOOKING EAST, SHOWING ANTENNA
2. LOOKING SOUTHEAST
3. LOOKING NORTH/NORTHWEST
4. LOOKINGNORTHWEST
5. SHOWING ROOF CONDITION


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