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Hot Springs National Park, Bathhouse Row, Ozark 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

HB55214
Industrial Iron.

HB55215
Sectional Boiler '#4 Ideal Red Flash.'

HB55216
Boiler, Facing South.

HB55217
Ventilation Fan Showing Relative Position In The Air Tunnel.

HB55218
Unit Ventilator, Men's Bath Hall, Showing Position Against Wall Above The Baths.

HB55219
Unit Ventilator, Women's Cooling Room.

HB55220
Unit Ventilator, Detail Of Motor And Fans.


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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-F
Unprocessed field note material exists for this structure (FN-12).
Building/structure dates: 1922 initial construction
Significance: The Ozark 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. INDUSTRIAL IRON.
2. SECTIONAL BOILER '#4 IDEAL RED FLASH.'
3. BOILER, FACING SOUTH.
4. VENTILATION FAN SHOWING RELATIVE POSITION IN THE AIR TUNNEL.
5. UNIT VENTILATOR, MEN'S BATH HALL, SHOWING POSITION AGAINST WALL ABOVE THE BATHS.
6. UNIT VENTILATOR, WOMEN'S COOLING ROOM.
7. UNIT VENTILATOR, DETAIL OF MOTOR AND FANS.


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