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Fort Des Moines Historic Complex, Building No. 58, Des Moines, Polk County, IA



B&W Photos

HB415780
View Looking South

HB415781
View Looking Southeast

HB415782
View Looking Southwest

HB415783
View Looking Northwest

HB415784
View Looking North

HB415785
View Looking East

HB415786
View Looking South


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Photo Caption Pages


Item Title


Location
Building No. 58, Des Moines, IA

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1933.

Notes
Survey number HABS IA-121-G
Building/structure dates: 1904 initial construction
National Register Number: 74000805
Significance: This structure, located on the south side of the parade ground next to Building Nos. 55-56, began as one half of a double barracks identical to Building Nos. 55-56. Completed on January 23, 1904, at a cost of $61,627.86, it rested on a stone foundation, was built of red brick in running bond using red-pigmented mortar, and had a slate roof. Like the preceding structure, this barracks adhered to plan 75G adopted by the Quartermaster General's office in 1902 and had a capacity for 200 men. The unit originally consisted of a main building with dimensions of 71 feet 8 inches by 39 feet 4 inches, plus two wings each measuring 39 feet 4 inches by 103 feet 4 inches.

Subjects
Barracks


Collection
Historic American Buildings Survey (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. VIEW LOOKING SOUTH
2. VIEW LOOKING SOUTHEAST
3. VIEW LOOKING SOUTHWEST
4. VIEW LOOKING NORTHWEST
5. VIEW LOOKING NORTH
6. VIEW LOOKING EAST
7. VIEW LOOKING SOUTH


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