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Benicia Arsenal, Guard & Engine House, Benicia, Solano County, CA

Benicia Arsenal, Guard & Engine House, Benicia, Solano County, CA

 
 
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Summary

Significance: This building, a very good example of nineteenth-century military architecture, solves in a deft way the problem of coupling two different functions into a compact structure, by placing the guard house in front of the larger shed-like engine room.
Survey number: HABS CA-1832
Building/structure dates: 1872 Initial Construction
Building/structure dates: after 1900 Subsequent Work

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Date

1933 - 1970
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Contributors

Historic American Buildings Survey, creator
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Location

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Source

Library of Congress
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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