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Red River Army Depot, Texarkana, Bowie County, TX



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Location
Texarkana, TX

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1968.

Notes
Survey number HAER TX-4
Unprocessed field note material exists for this structure (FN-3).
Building/structure dates: 1941 initial construction
Significance: Established during World War II as an ammunition depot, the installation was soon expanded by the addition of a large warehousing area for general military supplies, a combat vehicle repair complex, and an Ordnance Department training center. By the late 1950's the depot also became a major guided missile assembly and maintenance center.

Collection
Historic American Engineering Record (Library of Congress)

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