Mare Island Naval Shipyard, Magazine, Palmer Avenue east of Railroad Avenue, Vallejo, Solano County, CA
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Palmer Avenue east of Railroad Avenue, Vallejo, CA
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Documentation compiled after 1933.
Survey number HABS CA-1543-Y
National Register Number: 75002103
Significance: Damage and destruction of many buildings in a 1917 explosion in a black powder magazine resulted in the rather hasty erection of new magazine buildings, of which, A72, A75, A76, and A80 are still remaining. These buildings were built to standard designs newly adopted by the Navy's Bureau of Ordnance prior to the start of World War I. Building A80 is a contributing element of the Mare Island Historic District, having fair historical integrity with approximately 50% of the original buildings existing.
Historic American Buildings Survey (Library of Congress)
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