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Rocky Flats Plant, Plutonium Recovery Facility, Northwest portion of Rocky Flats Plant, Golden, Jefferson County, CO

Rocky Flats Plant, Plutonium Recovery Facility, Northwest portion of Rocky Flats Plant, Golden, Jefferson County, CO

 
 
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Significance: This building is a primary contributor of the Rocky Flats Plant historic district, and is associated with the U.S. strategy of nuclear military deterrence during the Cold War, a strategy considered of major importance in preventing Soviet nuclear attack. Building 371 was originally built to replace plutonium recovery operations in Buildings 771 & 776, using advanced technology for plutonium handling, recovery and safety...
Survey number: HAER CO-83-K
National Register of Historic Places NRIS Number: 97000377

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Historic American Engineering Record, creator
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Golden (Colo.)39.75554, -105.22110
Google Map of 39.755543, -105.2210997
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