Searchlight #8
Bald Hill, HD Kodiak
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Bald Hill is a small head of land located on the isthmus separating Chiniak Lagoon from the Gulf of Alaska. The Army installed a combined power plant and searchlight shelter near the cliff edge and a Distant Electrical Control, or DEC, station at the top of the hill.



DEC Station


Bald Hill. The shelter and DEC are visible as small mounds atop the hill.
August 2005
Looking west at the DEC.
August 2005
The rear of the station.
August 2005
Looking north inside the DEC.
August 2005



Searchlight Shelter


Looking south at the shelter.
August 2005
Looking northwest inside the shelter.
August 2005
The east side of the shelter.
August 2005
Detail of telephone terminal connector.
August 2005
Detail of electrical box.
August 2005







Documents
Form 4, Searchlight #8May 1, 1944
Plan, Searchlight #8September 1, 1945
Detail map of area.September 1944
Area of Illumination map. 




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