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Chollas Heights Naval Radio Transmitting Facility, 6410 Zero Road, San Diego, San Diego County, CA



B&W Photos

HB149949
View Looking North In Shop Area

HB149950
View East From Building 1 Toward Building 2 Showing Cable Connections.

HB149951
View Showing Relationship Of East Sides Of Buildings 15 On Left, Building 40 Garage In Center, And Building 4 In Distance.

HB149952
View South With Quarters B In Foreground, Quarters A Behind In Trees.

HB149953
View North Along Drive Fronting Quarters On West Side

HB149954
East Side Of Quarters C, Looking North, With Quarters D Behind.

HB149955
Relationship Of Building 14 Garage With Quarters F.

HB149956
General View Of Tower 32, Left, And Tower 31, Right

HB149957
'top Hat' Wires And Central Connections Of Aerial Wires Between Towers.


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Item Title


Location
6410 Zero Road, San Diego, CA

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1968.

Notes
Survey number HAER CA-154
Unprocessed field note material exists for this structure (N396).
Significance: The Chollas Heights Naval Radio Transmitting Facility was a key component of the United States Navy's development of long-range world wide radio communication systems prior to World War I and continuing up through the Cold War period. The facility is important to the San Diego region for its relation to events in local economic, military and radio science development. The facility was determined eligible for nomination to the National Register of Historic Places in 1993.

Collection
Historic American Engineering Record (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. VIEW LOOKING NORTH IN SHOP AREA. BUILDING 15 ON RIGHT, BUILDING 22 ON LEFT, AND BUILDING 1 IN DISTANCE.
2. VIEW EAST FROM BUILDING 1 TOWARD BUILDING 2 SHOWING CABLE CONNECTIONS.
3. VIEW SHOWING RELATIONSHIP OF EAST SIDES OF BUILDINGS 15 ON LEFT, BUILDING 40 GARAGE IN CENTER, AND BUILDING 4 IN DISTANCE.
4. VIEW SOUTH WITH QUARTERS B IN FOREGROUND, QUARTERS A BEHIND IN TREES.
5. VIEW NORTH ALONG DRIVE FRONTING QUARTERS ON WEST SIDE. QUARTERS A IN FOREGROUND.
6. EAST SIDE OF QUARTERS C, LOOKING NORTH, WITH QUARTERS D BEHIND.
7. RELATIONSHIP OF BUILDING 14 GARAGE WITH QUARTERS F.
8. GENERAL VIEW OF TOWER 32, LEFT, AND TOWER 31, RIGHT. VIEW LOOKING NORTH SHOWING AERIAL WIRE DESIGN WITH VERTICAL 'TOP HAT' WIRES IN CENTER.
9. 'TOP HAT' WIRES AND CENTRAL CONNECTIONS OF AERIAL WIRES BETWEEN TOWERS.


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