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



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HB4252
Aerial View Of Shed

HB4253
View Showing Relation To Bunkhouse And Covered Stairway, Looking South

HB4254
Interior View Of Generator Room, Northeast Corner

HB4255
Interior View Of Generator Room, Southeast Corner

HB4256
Interior View Of Blacksmith Shop, North Corner

HB4257
Detail View Of Entrance


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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-H
Building/structure dates: 1925 initial construction
Significance: Used as part of the Green Butte Copper Company mining operation. The 50' x 17' structure has a cliff face that forms part of the wall. It is constructed of milled boards and post beams. Besides serving as the original blacksmith shop and generator room, the building contains innumerable artifacts from the 1920s.

Subjects
Sheds
Wooden 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. AERIAL VIEW OF SHED
2. VIEW SHOWING RELATION TO BUNKHOUSE AND COVERED STAIRWAY, LOOKING SOUTH
3. INTERIOR VIEW OF GENERATOR ROOM, NORTHEAST CORNER
4. INTERIOR VIEW OF GENERATOR ROOM, SOUTHEAST CORNER
5. INTERIOR VIEW OF BLACKSMITH SHOP, NORTH CORNER
6. DETAIL VIEW OF ENTRANCE


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