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Fort Des Moines Historic Complex, Building Nos. 65-66, Des Moines, Polk County, IA



B&W Photos

HB415856
View Looking South [bldg 65 (l) And 66 (r)]

HB415857
View Looking Southwest [bldg 65 (l) And 66 (r)]

HB415858
View Looking Southeast [bldg 65 (l) And 66 (r)]

HB415859
View Looking North [bldg 66 (l) And 65 (r)]

HB415860
View Looking Northwest [bldg 66 (l) And 65 (r)]


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Item Title


Location
Building Nos. 65-66, Des Moines, IA

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1933.

Notes
Survey number HABS IA-121-K
Building/structure dates: 1905 initial construction
National Register Number: 74000805
Significance: This two-story building stood on the west end of the line of barracks fronting on Gruber Street and the south side of the parade ground. Virtually identical in all respects to the other structures, it, too, followed plan 75G for a two company barrack buildings as filed in the office of the Quartermaster General. This structures cost $54,640.45 on its completion on February 8, 1905. Erected of brick on a stone foundation, the 200-man-capacity double barracks had a slate roof. The brick walls were in running bond joined with red-pigmented mortar.

Subjects
Barracks


Collection
Historic American Buildings Survey (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. VIEW LOOKING SOUTH [BLDG 65 (L) AND 66 (R)]
2. VIEW LOOKING SOUTHWEST [BLDG 65 (L) AND 66 (R)]
3. VIEW LOOKING SOUTHEAST [BLDG 65 (L) AND 66 (R)]
4. VIEW LOOKING NORTH [BLDG 66 (L) AND 65 (R)]
5. VIEW LOOKING NORTHWEST [BLDG 66 (L) AND 65 (R)]


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