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NIKE Missile Base SL-40, Barracks No. 2, North end of base, southeast of Barracks No. 1 & n, Hecker, Monroe County, IL



B&W Photos

HB457090
Barracks, With Parking Lot In Front, Front, Looking Southwest.

HB457091
Barracks, With Parking Lot In Front, Right Side, Looking Southeast.

HB457092
Barracks, With Parking Lot In Front, Left Side, Looking Northwest.

HB457093
Barracks, With Parking Lot In Front, Front And Right Sides, Looking South.

HB457094
Barracks, With Parking Lot In Front, Rear And Left Sides, Looking North.

HB457095
Photocopy, Elevation Drawing For E.m


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Location
southeast of Barracks No. 1 & n, Hecker%25252Bvicinity, IL

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1968.

Notes
Survey number HAER IL-117-E
Significance: This barrack provided living facilities for personnel stationed at Nike Missile Base SL-40. Standardized drawings indicate that the installation's two barracks housed enlisted men, officers, and non-commissioned officers (N.C.O.). Each barrack contained an officers' lounge, an N.C.O. lounge, several storage rooms, a heater room, a restroom with multiple sinks and toilets, a shower room, and a sleeping room for enlisted men. The building was built in 1958 from standardized drawings approved by the Corps of Engineers, which were designed by the firm of Spector and Montgomery of Falls Church, Virginia. Nike buildings were considered modified emergency buildings. Originally, there were pre-fabricated structures, but were rather unsightly and did not contribute to troop morale and, there fore, were changed to modified emergency design.

Collection
Historic American Engineering Record (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. BARRACKS, WITH PARKING LOT IN FRONT, FRONT, LOOKING SOUTHWEST.
2. BARRACKS, WITH PARKING LOT IN FRONT, RIGHT SIDE, LOOKING SOUTHEAST.
3. BARRACKS, WITH PARKING LOT IN FRONT, LEFT SIDE, LOOKING NORTHWEST.
4. BARRACKS, WITH PARKING LOT IN FRONT, FRONT AND RIGHT SIDES, LOOKING SOUTH.
5. BARRACKS, WITH PARKING LOT IN FRONT, REAR AND LEFT SIDES, LOOKING NORTH.
6. PHOTOCOPY, ELEVATION DRAWING FOR E.M. BARRACKS, N.C.O. AND OFFICERS QUARTERS.


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