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NIKE Missile Base SL-40, Generator Building No. 3, South end of launch area, southeast of Canine Kenn, Hecker, Monroe County, IL



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HB457282
Generator Building No

HB457283
Generator Building No

HB457284
Generator Building No

HB457285
Generator Building No

HB457286
Generator Building No

HB457287
Generator Building No


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Location
southeast of Canine Kenn, Hecker%2525252525252525252Bvicinity, IL

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1968.

Notes
Survey number HAER IL-117-U
Significance: This generator building was built in 1958 from standardized drawings approved by the Corps of Engineers. Nike buildings were considered modified emergency buildings. Originally, there were to be pre-fabricated structures, but were rather unsightly and did not contribute to troop morale and, therefore, were changed to modified emergency design.

Collection
Historic American Engineering Record (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. GENERATOR BUILDING No. 3, FRONT, LOOKING NORTHWEST.
2. GENERATOR BUILDING No. 3, RIGHT SIDE, LOOKING SOUTHWEST.
3. GENERATOR BUILDING No. 3, REAR SIDE, LOOKING NORTHEAST.
4. GENERATOR BUILDING No. 3, LEFT SIDE, LOOKING SOUTHEAST.
5. GENERATOR BUILDING No. 3, FRONT AND LEFT SIDES, LOOKING NORTH.
6. GENERATOR BUILDING No. 3, REAR AND RIGHT SIDES, LOOKING SOUTH.


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