Rocky Flats Plant, Filter Test Laboratory & Warehouse, Southeast corner of Central Avenue & Fifth Street, Golden, Jefferson County, CO
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Southeast corner of Central Avenue & Fifth Street, Golden vicinity, CO
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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...
Historic American Engineering Record (Library of Congress)
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