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Home > Alabama > Anniston vicinity > Anniston Army Depot, Anniston, Calhoun County, AL



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Item Title


Location
Anniston vicinity, AL

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1968.

Notes
Survey number HAER AL-10
Unprocessed field note material exists for this structure (FN-5).
Building/structure dates: 1941 initial construction
Building/structure dates: 1945 subsequent work
Building/structure dates: 1947 subsequent work
Building/structure dates: 1956 subsequent work
Building/structure dates: 1969 subsequent work
Building/structure dates: 1977 subsequent work
Significance: Built in 1941-1942, Anniston Army Depot was one of the first ammunition storage depots established under the Army's pre-World War II mobilization program. It is one of the largest ammunition storage facilities in the United States and is known as the "tank rebuild center of the free world."

Subjects
Concrete Block Buildings
War (World War II)
Recreation


Related Names
Chrysler Corporation
Anniston Warehouse Corporation
A.C. Polk
J.B. Converse & Company
Dunn Construction Company
John S. Hodgson Company
Jackson, Donald C., Field Team
Brenner, William A., Field Team
Lankton, Dr. Larry D., Field Team
Gaines, Tommy, Field Team
Parsons, Scott, Field Team
Ginn, Lorene, Field Team
Gustafson, Joan, Field Team
Earnest, Jan, Field Team
Stewart, Doug, Field Team


Collection
Historic American Engineering Record (Library of Congress)

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