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Ellsworth Air Force Base, Rushmore Air Force Station, Water Pump Station, Menoher Road, Blackhawk, Meade County, SD



B&W Photos

HB1078132
BWPhotos 214234

HB1078133
BWPhotos 214235

HB1078134
BWPhotos 214236


Item Title
BWPhotos 214236

Location
Menoher Road, Blackhawk%2525252525252525252525252525252525252525252Bvicinity, SD

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1933.

Notes
Survey number HABS SD-21-N
Building/structure dates: 1952 initial construction
Significance: The Water Pump Station (Building No. 88621) was built in the Cold War era in 1952 as part of the water distribution system for the newly constructed Rushmore Air Force Station, a federal storage and maintenance facility for nuclear weapons.

Subjects
Water Supply
Pump Houses
Cold War


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


Collection
Historic American Buildings Survey (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
east (rear) elevation, view to the west
north elevation, view to the south
Interior, view of pumps looking at the north (window) and east walls, view to northwest
Interior, view of dry pit room lower level, view to northwest


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