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Chisos Basin Store, Castolon, Brewster County, TX



See 11 maps of this location


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Item Title


Location
Castolon vicinity, TX

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1933.

Notes
Survey number HABS TX-3399
Unprocessed field note material exists for this structure (N10).
Building/structure dates: 1941 initial construction
Building/structure dates: 1944 subsequent work
Significance: The Chisos Basin Store, built as a temporary structure in 1941 or early 1942, is constructed of adobe in a vaguely Spanish style, part of a larger complex with this architectural theme. After the war, two prefabricated Dallas huts were added to this building.

Subjects
Commerce
Adobe Buildings
T-plan Buildings


Related Names
Bennett, Lyle
Jones, Del
Civilian Conservation Corps
Cazares, Carlos Rugerio, Field Team
Hoagland, Alison K., Historian
Balbuena, Javier Palma, Delineator


Collection
Historic American Buildings Survey (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. WEST ELEVATION
2. PERSPECTIVE VIEW - NORTHWEST CORNER
3. NORTH ELEVATION
4. EAST ELEVATION
5. PERSPECTIVE VIEW - SOUTHEAST CORNER
6. SOUTH ELEVATION
7. SOUTH ELEVATION
8. PERSPECTIVE VIEW - SOUTHWEST CORNER
9. INTERIOR VIEW - SOUTH ROOM
10. INTERIOR VIEW - NORTH ROOM


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