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Hot Springs National Park, Bathhouse Row, Quapaw 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

HB55157
Industrial Iron (working Side).

HB55158
Industrial Iron (laundry Area In Background).

HB55159
Laundry Area.

HB55160
Tube-in-shell Boilers.

HB55161
Disconnected Compressor Motor.

HB55162
Hubbard Tub, Showing Whirlpool Motor Outside Bath Stall.

HB55163
Cooling Tower From Roof.


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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-E
Unprocessed field note material exists for this structure (FN-11).
Building/structure dates: 1922 initial construction
Significance: The Quapaw 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 (WORKING SIDE).
2. INDUSTRIAL IRON (LAUNDRY AREA IN BACKGROUND).
3. LAUNDRY AREA.
4. TUBE-IN-SHELL BOILERS.
5. DISCONNECTED COMPRESSOR MOTOR.
6. HUBBARD TUB, SHOWING WHIRLPOOL MOTOR OUTSIDE BATH STALL.
7. COOLING TOWER FROM ROOF.


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