B 2/5 S 2/5 and B 2/4 S 2/4
Burt Point, Long Island, HD Kodiak
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At Burt Point the Coast Artillery installed a two-story concrete structure housing a pair of observation stations. The B 2/5 S 2/5 station served Battery Const. #296 and was located on the upper level, while B 2/4 S 2/4 (serving Battery Tactical #4) used the lower, forward observation room. A third multipurpose room occupied the lowest level, directly under B 2/5.






The front of the station.
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Looking south at the rear of the station.
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Looking up at the front of the station.
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Detail of window frames on the lower observation slit.
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Multipurpose Room


Looking south in the entry corridor.
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Looking southwest, door to the lower observation room.
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Looking north, door to the entrance and stairs to the upper observation room.
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Detail of telephone junction box.
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Detail of electrical fuse box.
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B 2/5 S 2/5


The northwest corner of the station.
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The northeast corner of the station.
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Looking south inside the station.
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The stairway to the lower level.
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Detail of small window between the two observation rooms.
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Detail of shelf in the northwest corner of the station.
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B 2/4 S 2/4


Looking southeast.
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Looking southwest.
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The northwest corner of the station.
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Looking north, note the circular bench for use with an observation instrument.
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Detail of telephone wiring above the DPF mount.
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Detail of azimuth instrument post, its triangular base is rather unusual.
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Documents
Form 2, B 2/5 S 2/5May 1, 1944
Form 2, B 2/4 S 2/4May 1, 1944
Plan, B 2/5 S 2/5September 1, 1945
Plan, B 2/4 S 2/4September 1, 1945
Detail map of area.September 1944




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