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Home > Washington > Fort Lewis > Fort Lewis, Locomotive Shelter, South side of South Drive, Fort Lewis, Pierce County, WA



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B&W Photos
General Context, View Of Building To Southeast Showing Railroad Tracks West Of Structure
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General Context, View Of Building To Southeast Showing Railroad Tracks West Of Structure
General View To Southeast Showing Double Doors On North Side And Windows On West Side
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General View To Southeast Showing Double Doors On North Side And Windows On West Side
Closer View Of North Side
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Closer View Of North Side
Detail, Double Doors On North Side; Note Pilot Door At Lower Lefthand Corner Of East (left) Door
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Detail, Double Doors On North Side; Note Pilot Door At Lower Lefthand Corner Of East (left) Door
Detail Of Pilot Door (exterior Face)
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Detail Of Pilot Door (exterior Face)
Detail Of Pilot Door (interior Face) Showing Framing And Hinges
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Detail Of Pilot Door (interior Face) Showing Framing And Hinges
Detail Of Middle Hinge Of East Door, North Side
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Detail Of Middle Hinge Of East Door, North Side
General Oblique View Of West Side
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General Oblique View Of West Side
Typical Sash Window At West Side
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Typical Sash Window At West Side
General View Of Southwest Corner Of Building And Warehouses To The North Of Building 1-b-99
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General View Of Southwest Corner Of Building And Warehouses To The North Of Building 1-b-99
General Oblique View Of West And South Sides
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General Oblique View Of West And South Sides
Detail Of Vent Stack
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Detail Of Vent Stack
View Of South Side
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View Of South Side
General Oblique View Of Southeast Corner, Showing Sand Drying Room And Coal Bin
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General Oblique View Of Southeast Corner, Showing Sand Drying Room And Coal Bin
General Oblique View Of Northeast Corner (obscured By Tree)
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General Oblique View Of Northeast Corner (obscured By Tree)
Detail Of East Side Showing Coal Bin, Sand Drying Room, And Oil Storage Room
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Detail Of East Side Showing Coal Bin, Sand Drying Room, And Oil Storage Room
Detail Of Coal Bin, East Side
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Detail Of Coal Bin, East Side
General Interior View, Looking South
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General Interior View, Looking South
General Interior View, Looking North
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General Interior View, Looking North
General View Of Ceiling, Showing Vent Stack And Asbestos Panels
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General View Of Ceiling, Showing Vent Stack And Asbestos Panels
View Of Vent Stack, Looking Directly Up From Below
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View Of Vent Stack, Looking Directly Up From Below
View Of Vent Stack, Looking Northeast And Showing Connection To Trusses
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View Of Vent Stack, Looking Northeast And Showing Connection To Trusses
View From Platform To Northeast
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View From Platform To Northeast
View Of Rafters, Showing Cross Bracing At Southeast Corner Of Building
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View Of Rafters, Showing Cross Bracing At Southeast Corner Of Building
Detail Of Rafters From Platform Looking East; Note Cross Bracing To The Right
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Detail Of Rafters From Platform Looking East; Note Cross Bracing To The Right
Detail Of Rafter Connection To Wall Structure, Looking North; Note Bolted Connections
HB1220366
Detail Of Rafter Connection To Wall Structure, Looking North; Note Bolted Connections
Detail Of Framing At East Wall, Looking North
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Detail Of Framing At East Wall, Looking North
Detail Of Double Doors Showing Cross Bracing And Diagonal Tongue And Groove Sheathing; Note Pilot Door At Lower Righthand Corner
HB1220368
Detail Of Double Doors Showing Cross Bracing And Diagonal Tongue And Groove Sheathing; Note Pilot Door At Lower Righthand Corner
Detail Of Entrance Into Oil Storage Room; Note Roof Rafters Above Door
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Detail Of Entrance Into Oil Storage Room; Note Roof Rafters Above Door
Photocopy Of War Department Drawing (original Located At Fort Lewis, Washington)
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Photocopy Of War Department Drawing (original Located At Fort Lewis, Washington)
Photocopy Of War Department Drawing (original Located At Fort Lewis, Washington)
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Photocopy Of War Department Drawing (original Located At Fort Lewis, Washington)
Photocopy Of War Department Drawing (original Located At Fort Lewis, Washington)
HB1220372
Photocopy Of War Department Drawing (original Located At Fort Lewis, Washington)
Photocopy Of War Department Drawing (original Located At Fort Lewis, Washington)
HB1220373
Photocopy Of War Department Drawing (original Located At Fort Lewis, Washington)
Photocopy Of War Department Drawing (original Located At Fort Lewis, Washington)
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Photocopy Of War Department Drawing (original Located At Fort Lewis, Washington)
Photocopy Of War Department Drawing (original Located At Fort Lewis, Washington)
HB1220375
Photocopy Of War Department Drawing (original Located At Fort Lewis, Washington)
Photocopy Of War Department Drawing (original Located At Fort Lewis, Washington)
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Photocopy Of War Department Drawing (original Located At Fort Lewis, Washington)
Photocopy Of Resident Engineer Drawing (original Located At Fort Lewis, Washington)
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Photocopy Of Resident Engineer Drawing (original Located At Fort Lewis, Washington)


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Item Title


Location
South side of South Drive, Fort Lewis, WA

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1933.

Notes
Survey number HABS WA-199-A
Unprocessed field note material exists for this structure (N57).
Building/structure dates: 1944 initial construction
Significance: According to inventory records maintained by the United States Army Corps of Engineers, Construction Engineering Research Laboratory (USACERL), Building 1-B-99 is one of two remaining structures that served as train locomotive maintenance sheds dating from the Second World War mobilization efforts (the other building is located at Fort Drum, New York, and has been documented as HABS Number NY-6337-D). The construction techniques utilized in this building exemplify those used in most of the facilities that were built based on the Theater of Operations standard construction designs developed in 1942 by the War Department for the mobilization effort during World War II.

Subjects
War (World War II)
Wooden Buildings
Military Facilities


Collection
Historic American Buildings Survey (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. GENERAL CONTEXT, VIEW OF BUILDING TO SOUTHEAST SHOWING RAILROAD TRACKS WEST OF STRUCTURE
2. GENERAL VIEW TO SOUTHEAST SHOWING DOUBLE DOORS ON NORTH SIDE AND WINDOWS ON WEST SIDE
3. CLOSER VIEW OF NORTH SIDE
4. DETAIL, DOUBLE DOORS ON NORTH SIDE; NOTE PILOT DOOR AT LOWER LEFTHAND CORNER OF EAST (LEFT) DOOR
5. DETAIL OF PILOT DOOR (EXTERIOR FACE)
6. DETAIL OF PILOT DOOR (INTERIOR FACE) SHOWING FRAMING AND HINGES
7. DETAIL OF MIDDLE HINGE OF EAST DOOR, NORTH SIDE
8. GENERAL OBLIQUE VIEW OF WEST SIDE
9. TYPICAL SASH WINDOW AT WEST SIDE
10. GENERAL VIEW OF SOUTHWEST CORNER OF BUILDING AND WAREHOUSES TO THE NORTH OF BUILDING 1-B-99
11. GENERAL OBLIQUE VIEW OF WEST AND SOUTH SIDES
12. DETAIL OF VENT STACK
13. VIEW OF SOUTH SIDE
14. GENERAL OBLIQUE VIEW OF SOUTHEAST CORNER, SHOWING SAND DRYING ROOM AND COAL BIN
15. GENERAL OBLIQUE VIEW OF NORTHEAST CORNER (OBSCURED BY TREE)
16. DETAIL OF EAST SIDE SHOWING COAL BIN, SAND DRYING ROOM, AND OIL STORAGE ROOM
17. DETAIL OF COAL BIN, EAST SIDE
18. GENERAL INTERIOR VIEW, LOOKING SOUTH
19. GENERAL INTERIOR VIEW, LOOKING NORTH
20. GENERAL VIEW OF CEILING, SHOWING VENT STACK AND ASBESTOS PANELS
21. VIEW OF VENT STACK, LOOKING DIRECTLY UP FROM BELOW
22. VIEW OF VENT STACK, LOOKING NORTHEAST AND SHOWING CONNECTION TO TRUSSES
23. VIEW FROM PLATFORM TO NORTHEAST
24. VIEW OF RAFTERS, SHOWING CROSS BRACING AT SOUTHEAST CORNER OF BUILDING
25. DETAIL OF RAFTERS FROM PLATFORM LOOKING EAST; NOTE CROSS BRACING TO THE RIGHT
26. DETAIL OF RAFTER CONNECTION TO WALL STRUCTURE, LOOKING NORTH; NOTE BOLTED CONNECTIONS
27. DETAIL OF FRAMING AT EAST WALL, LOOKING NORTH
28. DETAIL OF DOUBLE DOORS SHOWING CROSS BRACING AND DIAGONAL TONGUE AND GROOVE SHEATHING; NOTE PILOT DOOR AT LOWER RIGHTHAND CORNER
29. DETAIL OF ENTRANCE INTO OIL STORAGE ROOM; NOTE ROOF RAFTERS ABOVE DOOR
30. Photocopy of War Department drawing (original located at Fort Lewis, Washington). PLANS, ELEVATIONS & SECTIONS, DRAWING NUMBER T.O. 1300-240
31. Photocopy of War Department drawing (original located at Fort Lewis, Washington). PLANS, MISCELLANEOUS DETAILS, DRAWING NUMBER T.O. 1300-241
32. Photocopy of War Department drawing (original located at Fort Lewis, Washington). ROOF FRAMING PLAN & DETAILS, DRAWING NUMBER T.O. 1300-242
33. Photocopy of War Department drawing (original located at Fort Lewis, Washington). ELECTRICAL & PLUMBING, DRAWING NUMBER T.O. 1300-243
34. Photocopy of War Department drawing (original located at Fort Lewis, Washington). STANDARD ALTERNATE SIDING DETAILS, DRAWING NUMBER T.O. 700-5002
35. Photocopy of War Department drawing (original located at Fort Lewis, Washington). STANDARD WINDOW DETAILS, DRAWING NUMBER T.O. 700-5100
36. Photocopy of War Department drawing (original located at Fort Lewis, Washington). STANDARD DOOR DETAILS, DRAWING NUMBER T.O. 700-5106
37. Photocopy of Resident Engineer drawing (original located at Fort Lewis, Washington). COMPLETION MAP [SITE PLAN OF BLOCK B], SHEET 8 OF 16, 1944


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