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Hot Springs National Park, Bathhouse Row, Lamar Bathhouse: Mechanical & Piping Systems, State Highway 7, 1 mile north of U.S. Highway 70, Hot Springs, Garland County, AR



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B&W Photos

HB55331
Plenum Wall, Showing Ball And String Damper Controls.

HB55332
Plenum Wall, Showing Pneumatic Tubes.

HB55333
Plenum Interior, Showing Draft Regulator Arrangement And Starter Motor.

HB55334
Interior Of Draft Regulator & Mixing Damper Combination.

HB55335
Draft Regulator Detail.

HB55336
Hot Air Portion Of Dampers.

HB55337
Plenum By-pass.

HB55338
General View Of Plenum.

HB55339
Thermostat In Ladies Massage Room.

HB55340
Needle Shower In Women's Pack Room.


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Item Title


Location
1 mile north of U.S. Highway 70, Hot Springs, AR

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1968.

Notes
Survey number HAER AR-4-H
Unprocessed field note material exists for this structure (FN-14).
Building/structure dates: 1923 initial construction
Significance: The Lamar Bathhouse is part of Bathhouse Row, which represents a typical American Spa. The spring piping, heating and ventilation systems are examples of early twentieth century state-of-the-art technology.

Subjects
HVAC Systems
Piping (plumbing System Components)


Related Names
Prideaux-Brune, Diana, Historian


Collection
Historic American Engineering Record (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. PLENUM WALL, SHOWING BALL AND STRING DAMPER CONTROLS.
2. PLENUM WALL, SHOWING PNEUMATIC TUBES.
3. PLENUM INTERIOR, SHOWING DRAFT REGULATOR ARRANGEMENT AND STARTER MOTOR.
4. INTERIOR OF DRAFT REGULATOR & MIXING DAMPER COMBINATION.
5. DRAFT REGULATOR DETAIL.
6. HOT AIR PORTION OF DAMPERS.
7. PLENUM BY-PASS.
8. GENERAL VIEW OF PLENUM.
9. THERMOSTAT IN LADIES MASSAGE ROOM.
10. NEEDLE SHOWER IN WOMEN'S PACK ROOM.


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