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Rocky Flats Plant, Filter Test Laboratory & Warehouse, Southeast corner of Central Avenue & Fifth Street, Golden, Jefferson County, CO



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HB243243


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Location
Southeast corner of Central Avenue & Fifth Street, Golden vicinity, CO

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1968.

Notes
Survey number HAER CO-83-AG
Significance: This building is a primary contributor of the Rocky Flats Plant historic district, and is associated with the U.S. strategy of nuclear military deterrence during the Cold War, a strategy considered of major importance in preventing Soviet nuclear attack. Building 442 was one of the original Plant structures, built in 1953. It was originally used to launder protective clothing used by employees in the Uranium-handling areas of Building 444...

Subjects
Warehouses
Laboratories


Collection
Historic American Engineering Record (Library of Congress)

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