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Watervliet Arsenal, Cast-Iron Storehouse, Westervelt Avenue & Gibson Street, Watervliet, Albany County, NY

Watervliet Arsenal, Cast-Iron Storehouse, Westervelt Avenue & Gibson Street, Watervliet, Albany County, NY

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Summary

Significance: May well be the only remaining all-iron building still used for its original purpose. It is also an early example of prefabricated construction, all its parts having been constructed by Architectural Iron Works in New York and shipped up the Hudson to be erected on the site.
Unprocessed Field note material exists for this structure: FN-1
Survey number: HAER NY-1
Building/structure dates: 1859 Initial Construction
National Register of Historic Places NRIS Number: 66000503

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Contributors

Historic American Engineering Record, creator
Mordecai, Alfred
Badger, Daniel D
Ripley, James W
Bouse, David, field team
Parrott, Charles A, field team
Pollak, Richard J, field team
Boucher, Jack E, photographer
Thomas, Selma, historian
Huberman, R Carole, historian
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Location

Watervliet (N.Y.)42.71878, -73.70434
Google Map of 42.7187799, -73.7043419
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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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