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Ellsworth Air Force Base, Shed, Supply & Equipment Depot, Quesada Drive, Blackhawk, Meade County, SD



B&W Photos

HB1079730
BWPhotos 214405

HB1079731
BWPhotos 214406

HB1079732
BWPhotos 214407

HB1079733
BWPhotos 214408

HB1079734
BWPhotos 214409

HB1079735
BWPhotos 214410

HB1079736
BWPhotos 214411

HB1079737
BWPhotos 214412


Item Title
BWPhotos 214412

Location
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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1933.

Notes
Survey number HABS SD-21-AB
Building/structure dates: 1952 initial construction
Building/structure dates: 1962 subsequent work
This structure was relocated in 1962.

Significance: This building possesses documented historical association with Rushmore Air Force Station, an early 1950s federal storage and maintenance facility for nuclear weapons. The station was a key component in the American strategy defense build-up which occurred during the early years of the Cold War.

Subjects
Concrete Block Buildings
Storage Facilities
Storage


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


Collection
Historic American Buildings Survey (Library of Congress)

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