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Ellsworth Air Force Base, Base Operations Tower & Fire Station, 1820 Vandenberg Court, Blackhawk, Meade County, SD



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Item Title
BWPhotos 214387

Location
1820 Vandenberg Court, Blackhawk vicinity, SD

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1933.

Notes
Survey number HABS SD-21-Z
Building/structure dates: 1951 initial construction
Building/structure dates: 1982 subsequent work
Significance: The Operations Tower and Fire Station was built in 1951 as a combination operations control tower and crash truck building containing eight crash stalls for the Fire Department. The building represents design and engineering aspects significant to that era of military build up.

Subjects
Fire Stations
Cold War
Control Towers


Related Names
U.S. Air Force
Groethe, Bill, Photographer
Geiger, Lee, Historian


Collection
Historic American Buildings Survey (Library of Congress)

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