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Home > Florida > Cape Canaveral > Cape Canaveral Air Station, Launch Complex 17, Facility 28401, East end of Lighthouse Road, Cape Canaveral, Brevard County, FL



B&W Photos
General View Of Blockhouse In Setting From Roof Of 36001; View To East.
HB337563
General View Of Blockhouse In Setting From Roof Of 36001; View To East.
General View Showing West Side Of Blockhouse, Illustrating Its Position Buried In Earthen Berm; View To East.
HB337564
General View Showing West Side Of Blockhouse, Illustrating Its Position Buried In Earthen Berm; View To East.
Detail View Of West Side From Roof Of 36001 Showing Curve Of Concrete Roof; View To East.
HB337565
Detail View Of West Side From Roof Of 36001 Showing Curve Of Concrete Roof; View To East.
General View Showing Earthen Berm Around Structure
HB337566
General View Showing Earthen Berm Around Structure
Detail Of Roof Edge At Site Of Impact From Rocket Fragment After Explosion.
HB337567
Detail Of Roof Edge At Site Of Impact From Rocket Fragment After Explosion.
Roof Detail Of Mirror Mounts For Viewing Launch From Inside Blockhouse, Pad A In Background; View To East.
HB337568
Roof Detail Of Mirror Mounts For Viewing Launch From Inside Blockhouse, Pad A In Background; View To East.
Detail At Southeast
HB337569
Detail At Southeast 'corner' Showing Concrete Filled Bags Used As Explosion Barrier To Blockhouse Tunnel Entrance; View To North.
Interior View Of Hallway In Main Tunnel Egress, West Side Of Blockhouse; View To West.
HB337570
Interior View Of Hallway In Main Tunnel Egress, West Side Of Blockhouse; View To West.
Interior View Of Main Control Room; View To Southeast.
HB337571
Interior View Of Main Control Room; View To Southeast.
Detail View Of Main Control Room, Central Operations Desk; View To West.
HB337572
Detail View Of Main Control Room, Central Operations Desk; View To West.
Interior View Of Equipment Room; View To Northwest.
HB337573
Interior View Of Equipment Room; View To Northwest.
Photocopy Of Engineering Drawing
HB337574
Photocopy Of Engineering Drawing
Photocopy Of Engineering Drawing
HB337575
Photocopy Of Engineering Drawing
Photocopy Of Engineering Drawing
HB337576
Photocopy Of Engineering Drawing


Data Pages


Photo Caption Pages


Item Title


Location
East end of Lighthouse Road, Cape Canaveral, FL

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1968.

Notes
Survey number HAER FL-8-5-A
Building/structure dates: 1956 initial construction
National Register Number: 84003872

Subjects
Blockhouses
Launch Complexes


Related Names
U.S. Army Corps Of Engineers
Stupich, Martin, Photographer


Collection
Historic American Engineering Record (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. GENERAL VIEW OF BLOCKHOUSE IN SETTING FROM ROOF OF 36001; VIEW TO EAST.
2. GENERAL VIEW SHOWING WEST SIDE OF BLOCKHOUSE, ILLUSTRATING ITS POSITION BURIED IN EARTHEN BERM; VIEW TO EAST.
3. DETAIL VIEW OF WEST SIDE FROM ROOF OF 36001 SHOWING CURVE OF CONCRETE ROOF; VIEW TO EAST.
4. GENERAL VIEW SHOWING EARTHEN BERM AROUND STRUCTURE. NOTE INSTRUMENTATION TRENCH IN FOREGROUND RIGHT; VIEW TO WEST.
5. DETAIL OF ROOF EDGE AT SITE OF IMPACT FROM ROCKET FRAGMENT AFTER EXPLOSION.
6. ROOF DETAIL OF MIRROR MOUNTS FOR VIEWING LAUNCH FROM INSIDE BLOCKHOUSE, PAD A IN BACKGROUND; VIEW TO EAST.
7. DETAIL AT SOUTHEAST 'CORNER' SHOWING CONCRETE FILLED BAGS USED AS EXPLOSION BARRIER TO BLOCKHOUSE TUNNEL ENTRANCE; VIEW TO NORTH.
8. INTERIOR VIEW OF HALLWAY IN MAIN TUNNEL EGRESS, WEST SIDE OF BLOCKHOUSE; VIEW TO WEST.
9. INTERIOR VIEW OF MAIN CONTROL ROOM; VIEW TO SOUTHEAST.
10. DETAIL VIEW OF MAIN CONTROL ROOM, CENTRAL OPERATIONS DESK; VIEW TO WEST.
11. INTERIOR VIEW OF EQUIPMENT ROOM; VIEW TO NORTHWEST.
12. Photocopy of engineering drawing. LAUNCHING FACILITY BLOCKHOUSE: FOUNDATION PLAN AND SECTIONS-STRUCTURAL, 1964 (ORIGINALLY APPROVED MARCH 1954).
13. Photocopy of engineering drawing. LAUNCHING FACILITY BLOCKHOUSE: ELEVATIONS AND OBSERVATION PORT DETAILS-ARCHITECTURAL, 1964 (ORIGINALLY APPROVED MARCH 1954).
14. Photocopy of engineering drawing. PROJECT WS-315A: INSTRUMENTATION TRENCH DETAILS-STRUCTURAL, 17, APRIL 1956.


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