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Home > Colorado > Golden vicinity > Rocky Flats Plant, Laundry Facility, Northeast quad of Plant between buildings 776/777 , Golden, Jefferson County, CO



B&W Photos
BWPhotos 317018
HB243182
BWPhotos 317018
BWPhotos 317019
HB243183
BWPhotos 317019


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Location
Northeast quad of Plant between buildings 776/777, Golden vicinity, CO

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1968.

Notes
Survey number HAER CO-83-AB
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 778 was constructed in 1957 as a support facility for the 700 complex plutonium production buildings. It was used to launder the white clothing and respirators required to be worn by Plant employees...

Subjects
Laundries


Collection
Historic American Engineering Record (Library of Congress)

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