Kennecott Copper Corporation, Machine Shop, On Copper River & Northwestern Railroad, Kennicott, Valdez-Cordova Census Area, AK
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On Copper River & Northwestern Railroad, Kennicott, AK
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Documentation compiled after 1968.
Survey number HAER AK-1-G
Unprocessed field note material exists for this structure (N1052).
Building/structure dates: 1916 initial construction
Building/structure dates: 1938 subsequent work
National Register Number: 78003420
Significance: The Machine Shop was erected in 1916 as part of the general expansion of the Kennecott facilities that took place between 1915 and 1918. Over time, the Machine Shop was expanded to include additional functions. The Machine Shop was the heart of the regular maintenance programs and the soul of any and all emergency repairs needed to keep the complex operation working.
Historic American Engineering Record (Library of Congress)
View looking northwest toward east (front) elevation
Detail of entrance in center of east elevation
View looking southeast of north gable end
View looking southeast of west (rear) elevation
View looking northeast of south gable end
View looking northwest of south gable end
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