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Home > Alaska > Unalaska > Naval Operating Base Dutch Harbor & Fort Mears, Naval Radio Station Powerhouse, Unalaska, Aleutian Islands, AK



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Powerhouse And Chief
HB3790
Powerhouse And Chief's House, Looking Northwest
Interior, Transmitter Room
HB3791
Interior, Transmitter Room
Interior, Power Room, Showing Lorimer Diesel Engine Of Oakland, California
HB3792
Interior, Power Room, Showing Lorimer Diesel Engine Of Oakland, California


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Location
Naval Radio Station Powerhouse, Unalaska, AK

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1933.

Notes
Survey number HABS AK-34-O
Unprocessed field note material exists for this structure (FN-14).
Building/structure dates: 1920 initial construction
National Register Number: 85002733
Significance: The Powerhouse generated power for the Naval Radio Station and housed the transmitter. It represents a fine example of a radio transmitter and generator facility built by the navy between the world wars and is the earliest concrete building on the Naval Operating Base.

Subjects
Powerhouses


Related Names
Office Of The Quartermaster General


Collection
Historic American Buildings Survey (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. POWERHOUSE AND CHIEF'S HOUSE, LOOKING NORTHWEST
2. INTERIOR, TRANSMITTER ROOM
3. INTERIOR, POWER ROOM, SHOWING LORIMER DIESEL ENGINE OF OAKLAND, CALIFORNIA
POWERHOUSE AND CHIEF'S HOUSE, LOOKING NORTHWEST


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