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Indiana Army Ammunition Plant Supplemental Photographic Documentation of Archetypal Buildings, Structures, and Equipment for Army Materiel Command National Historic Context for World War II Ordnance Facilities.

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Final rept. Sep 93-Dec 94,

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This report presents a photographic record of the archetypal buildings, structures, and equipment of the World War II Ordnance Departments government owned, contractor operated GOCO industrial facility, the Indiana Army Ammunition Plant, at Charleston, Indiana. This photographic documentation was completed under partial fulfillment of an Army Materiel Command AMC Legacy Resource Program demonstration project for assistance to small installations and in fulfillment of the 1993 Programmatic Agreement among the AMO, the Advisory Council on Historic Preservation, and Multiple Historic State Historic Preservation Officers concerning the program to discontinue maintenance, or dispose, of particular GOCO properties. The objective of the project was to photographically record World War 2 vintage equipment and buildings, some of which housed different stages of the ammunition manufacturing process and were of the same architectural design. Modern buildings and equipment are not included in this document Efforts were made to arrange the photographs in the order of ammunition manufacture and facility processes however, this presentation should not be perceived as a complete chronological sequence for ammunition manufacturing during World War II. The buildings photographed in this document are classified as under either stand-by or layaway status. The active buildings depicted in this volume are of an insensitive andor safe nature and include Administration and Shop buildings.

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  • Information Science
  • Photography
  • Logistics, Military Facilities and Supplies

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