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Redstone Arsenal, Fire Station No. 3, Redstone Road between Post & Line Roads, Huntsville, Madison County, AL

Redstone Arsenal, Fire Station No. 3, Redstone Road between Post & Line Roads, Huntsville, Madison County, AL

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Significance: Constructed as the main fire and police station for the Redstone Ordnance Plant in 1942, the two-story wood shiplap-sided building is derived from a standard World War II Army building prototype, but varies from the prototype with such distinctive architectural features as a curved entry bay and a four-story hose drying tower. Its form, massing, and bay spacing make this building a standout from its World War II Redstone contemporaries.
Survey number: HABS AL-883-A

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No known restrictions on images made by the U.S. Government; images copied from other sources may be restricted. http://www.loc.gov/rr/print/res/114_habs.html

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