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U. S. Border Inspection Station, 103 Cherry Street, Sumas, Whatcom County, WA



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B&W Photos

HB1215505
Approach Plan (site Plan)

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First Floor Plan

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Basement Plan, Second Floor Plan

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Front, Rear, And End Elevations, Building Section

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Canopy And Garage/inspection Shed

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Foundation Plan

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First And Second Floor Framing Plans

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Roof Framing Plan

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Changes In Concrete Driveways

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Customs And Immigration Sign

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Construction Photograph, February 1, 1932

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Construction Photograph, Undated

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Construction Photograph, March 5, L932

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Construction Photograph, April 1, 1932

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Construction Photograph, May 1, 1932

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Construction Photograph, June 1, 1932

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Construction Photograph, From Southeast, September 1, 1932

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Construction Photograph, From East, September 1, 1932

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Construction Photograph, From Southeast, October 1, 1932

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Construction Photograph, From East, October 1, 1932

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Aerial View, 1985

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Front And Side View From East

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Front And Side View From North

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Side View From Northwest

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Side View From Southwest

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Detail View From Southwest

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Side View From Southeast

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Entry Doors

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Second Floor Window On Northwest Elevation

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First Floor Windows On Southeast Elevation

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Detail View Of Second Floor Dormers

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Detail View Of Cornerstone

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Interior View Of Customs General Office

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Interior View Of Immigration General Office

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Stair Hall At First Floor

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Second Floor Corridor

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Window At Second Floor Dormer

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Cell Window At Second Floor Dormer

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Roof Trusses At Attic

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Basement Corridor Showing Vault Doors

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Boiler In Basement


Data Pages


Photo Caption Pages


Item Title


Location
103 Cherry Street, Sumas, WA

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1933.

Notes
Survey number HABS WA-182
Building/structure dates: 1932 initial construction
Building/structure dates: 1961 subsequent work
Building/structure dates: 1970 subsequent work
Significance: The Border Inspection Station at Sumas is one of the early small buildings built by the federal government in Washington State. It is also an example of a prototypical "northern type" United States border inspection station from the 1930's.

Subjects
Immigrants
Brick Buildings
Inspection


Related Names
Wetmore, James A.
Barkost, John


Collection
Historic American Buildings Survey (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. APPROACH PLAN (SITE PLAN)
2. FIRST FLOOR PLAN
3. BASEMENT PLAN, SECOND FLOOR PLAN
4. FRONT, REAR, AND END ELEVATIONS, BUILDING SECTION
5. CANOPY AND GARAGE/INSPECTION SHED
6. FOUNDATION PLAN
7. FIRST AND SECOND FLOOR FRAMING PLANS
8. ROOF FRAMING PLAN
9. CHANGES IN CONCRETE DRIVEWAYS
10. CUSTOMS AND IMMIGRATION SIGN
11. CONSTRUCTION PHOTOGRAPH, FEBRUARY 1, 1932
12. CONSTRUCTION PHOTOGRAPH, UNDATED
13. CONSTRUCTION PHOTOGRAPH, MARCH 5, L932
14. CONSTRUCTION PHOTOGRAPH, APRIL 1, 1932
15. CONSTRUCTION PHOTOGRAPH, MAY 1, 1932
16. CONSTRUCTION PHOTOGRAPH, JUNE 1, 1932
17. CONSTRUCTION PHOTOGRAPH, FROM SOUTHEAST, SEPTEMBER 1, 1932
18. CONSTRUCTION PHOTOGRAPH, FROM EAST, SEPTEMBER 1, 1932
19. CONSTRUCTION PHOTOGRAPH, FROM SOUTHEAST, OCTOBER 1, 1932
20. CONSTRUCTION PHOTOGRAPH, FROM EAST, OCTOBER 1, 1932
21. AERIAL VIEW, 1985
22. FRONT AND SIDE VIEW FROM EAST
23. FRONT AND SIDE VIEW FROM NORTH
24. SIDE VIEW FROM NORTHWEST
25. SIDE VIEW FROM SOUTHWEST
26. DETAIL VIEW FROM SOUTHWEST
27. SIDE VIEW FROM SOUTHEAST
28. ENTRY DOORS
29. SECOND FLOOR WINDOW ON NORTHWEST ELEVATION
30. FIRST FLOOR WINDOWS ON SOUTHEAST ELEVATION
31. DETAIL VIEW OF SECOND FLOOR DORMERS
32. DETAIL VIEW OF CORNERSTONE
33. INTERIOR VIEW OF CUSTOMS GENERAL OFFICE
34. INTERIOR VIEW OF IMMIGRATION GENERAL OFFICE
35. STAIR HALL AT FIRST FLOOR
36. SECOND FLOOR CORRIDOR
37. WINDOW AT SECOND FLOOR DORMER
38. CELL WINDOW AT SECOND FLOOR DORMER
39. ROOF TRUSSES AT ATTIC
40. BASEMENT CORRIDOR SHOWING VAULT DOORS
41. BOILER IN BASEMENT


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