Accession Number : ADA315683

Title :   Lake City Army Ammunition Plant. Supplemental Photographic Documentation of Archetypal Buildings, Structures, and Equipment for U.S. Army Materiel Command. National Historic Context for World War II Ordnance Facilities.

Descriptive Note : Final rept. May-Nov 95,

Corporate Author : GEO-MARINE INC PLANO TX

Personal Author(s) : White, William D., Jr. ; Krapf, Kellie A.

PDF Url : ADA315683

Report Date : NOV 1995

Pagination or Media Count : 237

Abstract : This report presents a photographic recordation of archetypal buildings, structures, and equipment of the Lake City Army Ammunition Plant (LCAAP), Independence, Missouri, originally constructed by the World War II-era Ordnance Department as a government-owned, contractor-operated (GOCO) industrial facility. The report is a continuation of a larger project that entailed completion of a national context for the World War II Ordnance Department's GOCO industrial facilities of 1939-1945 (Kane 1995), as well as detailed investigations into the history of several former World War II-era Ordnance Department GOCO industrial facilities (including present-day Badger, Holston, Indiana, Joliet, Kansas, Lake City, Radford, Ravenna, and Twin Cities army ammunition plants) along with photographic documentation of the same sample installations. The two primary goals of the larger project were: to investigate and document World War II and pre-World War II buildings, structures, and equipment now under the jurisdiction of Army Materiel Command (AMC) as part of a Legacy Resource demonstration program of assistance to small installations; and to complete the mitigation efforts stipulated in a 1993 Programmatic Agreement among the AMC, the Advisory Council on Historic Preservation, and multiple State Historic Preservation Officers concerning a program to cease maintenance, excess, and dispose of particular properties.


Subject Categories : Military Forces and Organizations

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE