Plotting Room
Battery Const. #403,
Fort J. H. Smith, HD Kodiak
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The Coast Artillery installed the plotting and switchboard facilities for Battery Const. #403 in a reinforced concrete structure about 1500 feet to the south of the gun positions. The installation included the plotting room, switchboard room, (anti-)Chemical Warfare Service, or CWS room, an airlock, a small utility room and latrine facilities.






Looking north at the installation.
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Entrances; utility room (left), airlock (center) and plotting room (right).
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Plotting Room


Looking southwest. Switchboard room at right, airlock and main entry way at left.
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The east end of the plotting room.
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Looking southeast.
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Detail of cable gutter in the northeast corner.
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Detail of telephone wiring on the ceiling of the plotting room.
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Switchboard Room


The west side of the switchboard room.
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Looking southeast.
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Detail of Carrier Weathermaker air conditioning unit in the switchboard room.
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Detail of switchboard equipment positions.
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Airlock and CWS Room


Looking into the CWS room.
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Looking east out of the CWS room into the airlock.
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Looking east in the airlock.
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Detail of airlock door latch.
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Latrine


The east end of the latrine.
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Looking west in the latrine.
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Detail of electrical switches in the latrine.
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Utility Room


Looking northeast.
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The northwest corner.
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Looking southeast in the utility room.
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The southwest corner.
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Detail of equipment mount in the utility room.
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Vent shafts above the utility room.
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Documents
Form 2May 1, 1944
PlanSeptember 1, 1945
Detail map of area.October 1944




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