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Nevada Test Site, Frenchman Flat Test Facility, Main Switching Bunker, Intersection of 5-03 Road & Short Pole Line Road, , Mercury, Nye County, NV



B&W Photos

HB859472
View Of F-370 Building, Facing Northeast

HB859473
View Of F-370 Building, Facing Southwest

HB859474
View Of F-370 Building Interior, Facing East


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Location
Mercury vicinity, NV

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1968.

Notes
Survey number HAER NV-37-A
Building/structure dates: 1951 initial construction
Significance: The F-370 Building has been determined eligible to the National Register of Historic Places because of its association with historical events of exceptional importance. This poured-concrete structure was a signal switching station constructed to provide housing for electrical equipment that supported the timing and firing aspects of nuclear weapons testing. Today, it provides a link between the U.S. nuclear weapons testing programs and the infrastructural support required by the establishment of an atomic weapons test site.

Subjects
Signal Stations
Testing
Concrete Buildings


Related Names
Moll, Von, Photographer
Johnson, William Gray, Historian


Collection
Historic American Engineering Record (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. VIEW OF F-370 BUILDING, FACING NORTHEAST
2. VIEW OF F-370 BUILDING, FACING SOUTHWEST
3. VIEW OF F-370 BUILDING INTERIOR, FACING EAST


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