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Home > South Dakota > Blackhawk vicinity > Ellsworth Air Force Base, Waste Water Treatment Plant, Ellsworth Street, Blackhawk, Meade County, SD



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Item Title
BWPhotos 214226

Location
Ellsworth Street, Blackhawk vicinity, SD

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1933.

Notes
Survey number HABS SD-21-L
Building/structure dates: 1950 initial construction
Significance: The Waste Water Treatment Plant (Building No. 3016) was built in two phases, the first in 1950, the second in 1953. It represents Ellsworth's significant growth in both size and function during the Cold War era. By 1955, Ellsworth was one of the Air Force's major bomber bases, and also served as an early repository for components of the nation's nuclear weapons stockpile.

Subjects
Waste Disposal
Sewerage
Cold War


Related Names
Eilbeck, Kevin, Photographer
Slott, Roger, Photographer
Rosby, Wayne, Historian
Geiger, Lee, Historian


Collection
Historic American Buildings Survey (Library of Congress)

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