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Air Force Plant PJKS, Systems Integration Laboratory, Signal Transfer Building, Waterton Canyon Road & Colorado Highway 121, Lakewood, Jefferson County, CO



B&W Photos

HB241508
BWPhotos 317066

HB241509
BWPhotos 317067

HB241511
BWPhotos 317069

HB241512
BWPhotos 317070

HB241513
BWPhotos 317071

HB241514
BWPhotos 317072

HB241515
BWPhotos 317073

HB241516
BWPhotos 317074


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Location
Waterton Canyon Road & Colorado Highway 121, Lakewood vicinity, CO

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1968.

Notes
Survey number HAER CO-88-C
Unprocessed field note material exists for this structure (N493).
Significance: It played a significant role in the development of the Titan II ICBM, which not only served as the largest and most destructive weapon in the U.S. nuclear arsenal during the Cold War, but also functioned as a launch vehicle for the Gemini space program in 1965. The structure housed controls for propellent transfer, instrumentation for testing, test data transmission receivers, data verification equipment, and centralized utilities for the testing, handling and storage of the Titan II's propellants...

Subjects
Signal Stations


Collection
Historic American Engineering Record (Library of Congress)

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