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Home > Idaho > Eastport > U.S. Border Inspection Station, West side of State Route 95, Eastport, Boundary County, ID



B&W Photos
Contextual View Of Inspection Station And Residences Facing Onto State Route 95, View To Southwest
HB422620
Contextual View Of Inspection Station And Residences Facing Onto State Route 95, View To Southwest
Contextual View Of Inspection Station, With Kingsgate Canadian Customs Station (center Background) And Eastport Commercial Buildings (right, Across State Route 95), View To North
HB422621
Contextual View Of Inspection Station, With Kingsgate Canadian Customs Station (center Background) And Eastport Commercial Buildings (right, Across State Route 95), View To North
Contextual View Of Rear Of Inspection Station And Residences, With Communications Tower And Pumphouse (left Foreground), View To Southeast
HB422622
Contextual View Of Rear Of Inspection Station And Residences, With Communications Tower And Pumphouse (left Foreground), View To Southeast
Inspection Station Facade, View To Northwest
HB422623
Inspection Station Facade, View To Northwest
Inspection Station Rear Elevation, View To Northeast
HB422624
Inspection Station Rear Elevation, View To Northeast
Two-story Central Mass Of Inspection Station, Showing Unaltered Rear Elevation, View To Southeast
HB422625
Two-story Central Mass Of Inspection Station, Showing Unaltered Rear Elevation, View To Southeast
U.s
HB422626
U.s
Detention Cells, Second Floor Of Inspection Station, View To South
HB422627
Detention Cells, Second Floor Of Inspection Station, View To South
Stairs And Rear Door Of Inspection Station, First Floor, View To West
HB422628
Stairs And Rear Door Of Inspection Station, First Floor, View To West
Stairs In Inspection Station, View From Second Floor Landing
HB422629
Stairs In Inspection Station, View From Second Floor Landing
Inspection Pit In Southernmost Bay Of Customs Garage (south Wing Of Inspection Station), View To West
HB422630
Inspection Pit In Southernmost Bay Of Customs Garage (south Wing Of Inspection Station), View To West
Photocopy Of A Photograph Of The Inspection Station Before Major Alteration Photographer Unknown, July 1957 View To The Northwest
HB422631
Photocopy Of A Photograph Of The Inspection Station Before Major Alteration Photographer Unknown, July 1957 View To The Northwest
Photocopy Of A Photograph Of The Inspection Station Before Major Alteration Photographer Unknown, July 1957 View To The Southwest
HB422632
Photocopy Of A Photograph Of The Inspection Station Before Major Alteration Photographer Unknown, July 1957 View To The Southwest
Photocopy Of An Original Drawing 28 March 1935 Survey Of Inspection Station Site
HB422633
Photocopy Of An Original Drawing 28 March 1935 Survey Of Inspection Station Site
Photocopy Of An Original Drawing 17 June 1935 Approach Plan (site Plan)
HB422634
Photocopy Of An Original Drawing 17 June 1935 Approach Plan (site Plan)
Photocopy Of An Original Drawing 24 May 1963 Planting Plan & Misc
HB422635
Photocopy Of An Original Drawing 24 May 1963 Planting Plan & Misc
Photocopy Of An Original Drawing 3 May 1935 Inspection Station Elevations
HB422636
Photocopy Of An Original Drawing 3 May 1935 Inspection Station Elevations
Photocopy Of An Original Drawing 3 May 1935 Inspection Station Floor Plans, Basement And Second Floor, End Elevations And Cross Sections, Canopy And Roof Details
HB422637
Photocopy Of An Original Drawing 3 May 1935 Inspection Station Floor Plans, Basement And Second Floor, End Elevations And Cross Sections, Canopy And Roof Details
Photocopy Of An Original Drawing 3 May 1935 Inspection Station Floor Plans, First Floor, Driveway Details
HB422638
Photocopy Of An Original Drawing 3 May 1935 Inspection Station Floor Plans, First Floor, Driveway Details
Photocopy Of An Original Drawing 8 March 1971 Inspection Station Alterations, Facade, Interiors, And Canopy
HB422639
Photocopy Of An Original Drawing 8 March 1971 Inspection Station Alterations, Facade, Interiors, And Canopy
Photocopy Of An Original Drawing 29 March 1979 Inspection Station, Handicapped And Minor Alterations (details Of Toilets In South Wing)
HB422640
Photocopy Of An Original Drawing 29 March 1979 Inspection Station, Handicapped And Minor Alterations (details Of Toilets In South Wing)


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Item Title


Location
West side of State Route 95, Eastport, ID

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1933.

Notes
Survey number HABS ID-101
Building/structure dates: 1936 initial construction
Significance: The Border Inspection Station at Eastport is one of only two such facilities built in the State of Idaho. The styles, materials, and methods of construction of the station and the two residences are representative of the "northern type" U.S. inspection stations constructed along the Canadian border by the federal government in the 1930s.

Related Names
Mowat, Andrew F.


Collection
Historic American Buildings Survey (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. CONTEXTUAL VIEW OF INSPECTION STATION AND RESIDENCES FACING ONTO STATE ROUTE 95, VIEW TO SOUTHWEST
2. CONTEXTUAL VIEW OF INSPECTION STATION, WITH KINGSGATE CANADIAN CUSTOMS STATION (CENTER BACKGROUND) AND EASTPORT COMMERCIAL BUILDINGS (RIGHT, ACROSS STATE ROUTE 95), VIEW TO NORTH
3. CONTEXTUAL VIEW OF REAR OF INSPECTION STATION AND RESIDENCES, WITH COMMUNICATIONS TOWER AND PUMPHOUSE (LEFT FOREGROUND), VIEW TO SOUTHEAST
4. INSPECTION STATION FACADE, VIEW TO NORTHWEST
5. INSPECTION STATION REAR ELEVATION, VIEW TO NORTHEAST
6. TWO-STORY CENTRAL MASS OF INSPECTION STATION, SHOWING UNALTERED REAR ELEVATION, VIEW TO SOUTHEAST
7. U.S. CUSTOMS OFFICE IN INSPECTION STATION, VIEW TO SOUTH
8. DETENTION CELLS, SECOND FLOOR OF INSPECTION STATION, VIEW TO SOUTH
9. STAIRS AND REAR DOOR OF INSPECTION STATION, FIRST FLOOR, VIEW TO WEST
10. STAIRS IN INSPECTION STATION, VIEW FROM SECOND FLOOR LANDING
11. INSPECTION PIT IN SOUTHERNMOST BAY OF CUSTOMS GARAGE (SOUTH WING OF INSPECTION STATION), VIEW TO WEST
12. Photocopy of a photograph of the Inspection Station before major alteration Photographer unknown, July 1957 VIEW TO THE NORTHWEST
13. Photocopy of a photograph of the Inspection Station before major alteration Photographer unknown, July 1957 VIEW TO THE SOUTHWEST
14. Photocopy of an original drawing 28 March 1935 SURVEY OF INSPECTION STATION SITE
15. Photocopy of an original drawing 17 June 1935 APPROACH PLAN (SITE PLAN)
16. Photocopy of an original drawing 24 May 1963 PLANTING PLAN & MISC. REPAIRS & DETAILS (LANDSCAPING; DETAILS OF FENCES, RETAINING WALL, OUTDOOR STAIRS)
17. Photocopy of an original drawing 3 May 1935 INSPECTION STATION ELEVATIONS
18. Photocopy of an original drawing 3 May 1935 INSPECTION STATION FLOOR PLANS, BASEMENT AND SECOND FLOOR, END ELEVATIONS AND CROSS SECTIONS, CANOPY AND ROOF DETAILS
19. Photocopy of an original drawing 3 May 1935 INSPECTION STATION FLOOR PLANS, FIRST FLOOR, DRIVEWAY DETAILS
20. Photocopy of an original drawing 8 March 1971 INSPECTION STATION ALTERATIONS, FACADE, INTERIORS, AND CANOPY
21. Photocopy of an original drawing 29 March 1979 INSPECTION STATION, HANDICAPPED AND MINOR ALTERATIONS (DETAILS OF TOILETS IN SOUTH WING)


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