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Home > Nevada > Hawthorne > Hawthorne Naval Ammunition Depot, Greenhouse, Personnel & Industrial Area, Hawthorne, Mineral County, NV



B&W Photos
Exterior View Of Front And Side Walls Of Greenhouse Facing Northwest.
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Exterior View Of Front And Side Walls Of Greenhouse Facing Northwest.
Exterior View Of Rear And Side Walls Of Greenhouse Facing South.
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Exterior View Of Rear And Side Walls Of Greenhouse Facing South.
View Of Front Entrance Of Greenhouse Facing Northwest.
HB856163
View Of Front Entrance Of Greenhouse Facing Northwest.
View Of Interior Of Greenhouse Showing Planting Beds Facing Northwest.
HB856164
View Of Interior Of Greenhouse Showing Planting Beds Facing Northwest.
View Of Interior Of Greenhouse Showing Planting Beds And Tilting Window Walls And Roof Facing Northwest.
HB856165
View Of Interior Of Greenhouse Showing Planting Beds And Tilting Window Walls And Roof Facing Northwest.
View Of Interior Of Greenhouse Showing Planting Beds And Tilting Window Walls And Roof Facing Southeast.
HB856166
View Of Interior Of Greenhouse Showing Planting Beds And Tilting Window Walls And Roof Facing Southeast.
Interior View Of Potting Shed Facing Southeast.
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Interior View Of Potting Shed Facing Southeast.
View Of Bath In Potting Shed.
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View Of Bath In Potting Shed.


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Item Title


Location
Personnel & Industrial Area, Hawthorne, NV

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1933.

Notes
Survey number HABS NV-21-A
Building/structure dates: 1931 initial construction
Building/structure dates: 1944 subsequent work
Significance: The Greenhouse, Building No. 20, was one of the original thirty-three industrial structures built in the Personnel & Industrial Area of the Hawthorne Naval Ammunition Depot during the initial construction phase of 1928-1932. The Hawthorne Naval Ammunition Depot (NAD) is a nationally significant military district. It was built for state-of-the-art ammunition storage in the late 1920s (criterion C); it is by and far the largest depot of its kind known in the world with 2501 magazines and storehouses, 212 miles of railroad track, 418 miles of blacktop, and 232 square miles of land (criterion C); and it is significant for its role in World War II. Producing a vast amount of ordnance, it was THE Naval Ammunition Depot for the Pacific Theater during World War II.

Subjects
Building Deterioration
War (World War II)
Greenhouses


Related Names
American Moninger Greenhouse Company
Riege, Lynn A., Photographer
Koval, Ana B., Historian


Collection
Historic American Buildings Survey (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. EXTERIOR VIEW OF FRONT AND SIDE WALLS OF GREENHOUSE FACING NORTHWEST.
2. EXTERIOR VIEW OF REAR AND SIDE WALLS OF GREENHOUSE FACING SOUTH.
3. VIEW OF FRONT ENTRANCE OF GREENHOUSE FACING NORTHWEST.
4. VIEW OF INTERIOR OF GREENHOUSE SHOWING PLANTING BEDS FACING NORTHWEST.
5. VIEW OF INTERIOR OF GREENHOUSE SHOWING PLANTING BEDS AND TILTING WINDOW WALLS AND ROOF FACING NORTHWEST.
6. VIEW OF INTERIOR OF GREENHOUSE SHOWING PLANTING BEDS AND TILTING WINDOW WALLS AND ROOF FACING SOUTHEAST.
7. INTERIOR VIEW OF POTTING SHED FACING SOUTHEAST.
8. VIEW OF BATH IN POTTING SHED.


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