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Green Butte Copper Company, Bunkhouse, McCarthy Creek 12 miles Northeast of McCarthy, McCarthy, Valdez-Cordova Census Area, AK



B&W Photos

HB4191
View Of Side, Looking Northeast

HB4192
View Of Front, Looking Southwest

HB4193
View Of Side, Looking East


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Item Title


Location
McCarthy Creek 12 miles Northeast of McCarthy, McCarthy vicinity, AK

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1968.

Notes
Survey number HAER AK-9-C
Building/structure dates: 1921 initial construction
Significance: This structure was used by the Green Butte Copper Company from 1921 to 1926. It is reported that it housed fifty miners. This rectangular, 20' x 45', 2-1/2 story structure was built with hand-sewn square logs with square saddle notched corners and fabric chinking and has a corrugated metal roof. The first floor contains the sitting area, kitchen and dining area; the second level contains the bedroom. The top 1/2 level is the gable.

Subjects
Bunkhouses
Log Buildings
Copper Mining


Related Names
Green Butte Copper Company
Lowe, Jet, Photographer
Faulkner, Sandra M., Historian


Collection
Historic American Engineering Record (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. VIEW OF SIDE, LOOKING NORTHEAST
2. VIEW OF FRONT, LOOKING SOUTHWEST
3. VIEW OF SIDE, LOOKING EAST


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