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Mare Island Naval Shipyard, Structural Shop, Near State Highway 37, Vallejo, Solano County, CA



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B&W Photos

HB180050
View Showing Bridge Between Buildings No

HB180051
1905 Drawing Showing Trusses Under Second Floor Of Building No

HB180052
View Of Building No

HB180053
Building No

HB180054
Building No


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Item Title


Location
Near State Highway 37, Vallejo, CA

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1968.

Notes
Survey number HAER CA-3-A
Building/structure dates: 1854 initial construction
Building/structure dates: 1979 demolished
National Register Number: 75002103
Significance: Mare Island was established by Commander (later Admiral) David Glasgow Farragut as the first Naval base in California. Building No. 51 was a prime example of an industrial building constructed by the U.S. Navy in the 19th Century.

Subjects
Navies
Woodworking
Brick Buildings


Collection
Historic American Engineering Record (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. View showing bridge between Buildings No. 51 and 53, taken in 1912.
3. 1905 drawing showing trusses under second floor of Building No. 51.
8. View of Building No. 51, South and West (front) elevation.
9. Building No. 51, South and East (rear) elevation.
10. Building No. 51, Southeast corner.


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