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WAR ASSETS ADMINISTRATION
WASHINGTON 25. D. C.

OFFICE OF

THE ADMINISTRATOR

FOREWORD

In this PLANT-FINDER you are provided with an inventory of most of the industrial facilities which your Government either buil t or acquired during the course of World War II. Having served their purpose in war, these plants are being offered to private enterprise -- for sale or lease, in whole or part __ as they become available for disposal as surplus.

The plants currently offered represent a cross-section of the most modern in American industrial facilities. They produced magnificently in war... and can be equally effective in peace. As tried and proved establishments, they offer unusual opportunities to American business and industry. They can be made to contribute substantial gain to the individual, the community, the state and our entire national economy.

No matter where you are, or what you require... whether your business is large or small. .. you are urged to search the PLANT-FINDER for the facili ties sui ted to your needs.

CalIon the War Assets Administration office nearest you for addi tional information and help.

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PLANT FINDER
AN INVENTORY OF

Government-Owned
Industrial Plants
Listed by States -Indexed by Lessees or Operators
ClassiAed by Products or Functions

FOR SALE OR LEASE THROUGH

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WAR ASSETS ADMINISTRATION
OFF ICE 0 F REA L PRO PER T Y DIS P OS A L . WAS H I N G TON 25 . D. C.
Oileei 'oeafed at: ATlANTA . BALTIMORE . BIRMINGHAM. BOSTON. CHARLOTT. CHICAGO · CLEVELAND
DALLAS . DENVER . DETROIT . FT. WORTH . HELENA . HOUSTON . JACKSONVILLE . KANSAS CITY, MO. UTLE ROCK . LOS ANGELES . LOUISVLLE . MINNEAPOLIS . NASHVILLE . NEW ORLEANS · NEW YORK

OMAHA . PHILADELPHIA . PORTlAND, ORE. . RICHMOND . SAN ANTONIO . SALT LAKE CITY
SAN FRANCISCO . SEATTLE . SPOKANE . ST. LOUIS . TULSA

IMPORTANT INFORMATION ABOUT THIS INVENTORY
CONTENTS

This is a completely revised listing of most of the war plants owned by the Government. With a few exceptions they are available for industrial uses, The listing provides basic
information, such as locations, sizes, and general features of the properties,
PURPOSE OF LISTING

The War Assets Administration has published this list of properties as an aid to those

interested in their utilization for peacetime production. Industry wil use it as an aid in securing additional facilities required to satisfy widely expanded markets,

Public-spirited groups, State, county and community, wil use it in developing methods
to assure the operation of the plants in their communities, thus providing employment

and further development of local resources.
AVAILABILITY OF THESE PLANTS

Individual plants noted "SURPLUS" are immediately available for purchase or lease.
Plants not so indicated are from time to time being declared surplus. Whether any

specific properties have been declared surplus or not, negotiations for their purchase
or lease may be entered into now subject to Governmental requirements and existing contract provisions, The plants indicated as "SOLD" are included for informational purposes only; the plants noted as "leased" may be purchased subject to the provisions

of the leases in effect.
DETAILED INFORMATION IS AVAILABLE

The War Assets Administration wil make detailed information available to those
interested in acquiring these plants. It has certain engineering reports, containing

plot plans, architectural drawings, engineerin9 details and information about local
transportation and utilities. It has ilustrated brochures available as noted on most of the properties. The Brochures, as well as the engineering reports, are available for study and review at the Regional Offices for Real Property DisposaL. Those offices

also wil arrange for inspection of these plants by persons having a bona fide interest in them.

HOW THE WAA CAN WORK WITH YOU NOW

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The War Assets Administration is charged with the disposal of these properties as they become available, A number of them already have been sold or leased and ,~..;hég6tíations on many others are under way. W AA desires to work with those inter. '.' ested in 4eveloping sound and reasonable arrangements for purchases or leases. Agreements rioy be entered into now, subject to contingencies of present contracts
and Governmental requirements. The WAA invites inquiries and negotiations rela-

tive .to these plants, in order to assure their proper utilization and the continuance
't.: /ef high levels 'of employment.

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For further information concerning these plants
communicate with the nearest Offce of

WAR ASSETS ADMINISTRATION
(listed on inside back cover)
or write to

WAR ASSETS ADMINISTRATION, OFFICE OF REAL PROPERTY DISPOSAL
Washington 25, D. C.
The W AA has been designated as the agency for the disposal of surplus industrial properties,

as well as consumer, producer and capital goods.
All information contained herein is necessarily abbreviated and subject to correction and is not intended for use as a basis for negotiation.

(Alabama) 1

ALABAMA

Shipyard Surplus
Alabama Drydock and Shipbuilding Company
time

Mobile, Alabama On Pinto Island, Mobile Bay.-MariShipyard for the construction of cargo vessels and tankers. LAND: About 305 acres under lease and license, Included is
a parcel of 72,6 acres presently under condemnation proceed-

Sewage and Waste Disposal: Complete systems of storm and sanitary sewers and plant disposal system, Storage basins for the interception and collection of manufacturing wastes also
provided,

Two Power Houses: Provide generation of process steam and electric power required at plant, also supply steam and other
utilty services to another government-owned plant adjacent to project, Power Houses are well designed, of permanent

construction, modern and effcient in operation. That in Powder

ings.

BUILDINGS AND STRUCTURES: Some 600,000 sq. ft. of
varied type buildings, Included are the following:

Warehouse No, 1 36,000 sq. ft, Warehouse No, 2 78,000 sq, ft.

extraction-type turbo generating units. The power house in T,N.T. Area is of similar construction, but has four boiler and

Plant area is equipped with Boilers, designed to generate from 150,000 to 180,000 lbs. steam per hour each and five 5,000 kw

three turbo generating units. This gives a total combined elec-

Warehouse 4, 5, 6 18,000 sq. ft, each

Plate Shops 87,000 sq, ft.

Fabricating Shop 44,000 sq, ft.

tric generating capacity of 40,000 kw with ten boilers, Adjacent to each power house is a pump house, filter and water treating plant, with settling basins for supply of water to the
boilers and circulating water for the condensers.

Pipe Shop 17,000 sq, ft,

Machine Shop 28,000 sq, ft.

Offce 43,000 sq, ft, Cafeteria 16,000 sq. ft,

Ammonia Plant: Not completed, only approximately 250/0 of construction being in place, Work in place includes most of
the coke oven construction, one of the stacks for the plant,

construction, or masonry, Some of structural steel with corlaunching ways 463' to 507' long by 60' wide; 8 end launching
ways 540' long by 72' wide.
Eighteen Crane Runways,

Most buildings have concrete floors and are either of frame

most of the foundations, and miscellaneous buildings and

equipment,
Powder Plant: Acid Area at the smokeless powder plant con-

rugated sheet steel siding, Twelve Shipbuilding Ways, 4 side

tains the acid producing and concentrating buildings and equip-

ment to supply its requirements, Construction is of permanent
type steel frame and concrete with side walls and roofing of
of special design,

Outfitting, 2 Finger Piers 454' by 45'; Marginal Pier 1052' by
45'; Finger Pier 1080' by 60'.

masonry or corrugated asbestos construction. Structures all
was substituted at this plant as the raw material for powder
manufacture. Area contains warehouses and cotton and wood

UTILITIES: Water by City of Mobile,
Sewer, final disposal into Bay,
Power and Light by Alabama Power Company,

Cotton Area used also to receive and handle wood pulp which

Acetylene, 14 generators each 500# capacity,
20 miles trackage inside yard,

Compressed Air, 5 compressors, 4200 C.F.M,

pulp dry houses, Buildings are of wood frame construction
and roof, and could be used for handling, storage and proc-

with corrugated asbestos transite or corrugated metal siding
essing of cotton manufacture, etc, Nitrating Area contains buildings and equipment for nitration
of cotton or wood pulp, nitrating houses, boilng tub houses,

Oxygen, 2 "Driox" converters, 50,000 cu, ft, each. TRANSPORTATION: Yard served by major systems. About

Birmingham 0, R. P, D,

pulping houses, poacher tub houses, blending tub and ftal

Explosives Plant

wringer houses, connecting walkways, etc. Nitrating Buildings are of steel frame construction with brick walls and corrugated asbestos roofing, Other buildings are of wood frame construction with corrugated asbestos wall and
roof covering.

. 2,Soo,o sq. ft.

Manufacturing Area contains buildings and equipment for
forming, manufacturing and processing of smokeless powder.

Alabama Ordnance Works,
E. i. duPont deNemours & Company, Inc.,

Sylacauga, Alabama.-Army. LAND: About 13,162 acres. BUILDINGS: 575 buildings of all types on the project to-

equipment for fume and solvent recovery. Dry houses, blending towers, packing houses and miscellaneous buildings also form a part of powder manufacturing area. All buildings in
this area are of special design and construction, They are

Adjacent to this area is the recovery area with buildings and

tallng approximately 2,500,000 sq. ft. floor area, Staff' and ~esidence Area contains 25 single-family frame dwellngs (15
single-storyand 10 two-story) of good design and construction.

Buildings are complete with garages and all service facilties,

widely separated from one another to provide a measure of safety from fire and explosion hazard. The proving ground contains miscellaneous buildings and equipment for the field testing of smokeless powder and explosives manufactured in
the plant,

plant, cafeteria, ho~pital and employment building, inspector's

T~o Administration Areas: Main area, located at Plant No, 1, includes the main administration or offce building for the

offce and laboratories, the telephone exchange, and other mis-

cellaneous auxilary buildings, The T.N.T, Plant Area contains a smaller administration area with offce and auxilary buildings. All buildings except telephone exchange are of
frame construction. Shop and Maintenance Area: Includes locomotive repair shops and laundries of frame construction.
Inert Storage Area: Buildings located adjacent to the shop

T.N.T. Plant: Acid Area structures are all of steel and concrete designed solely for production, recovery, concentration, and handling of nitric and sulphuric acids as required in the plant. Oelum and Sellte Manufacturing Plants, constructed
within the acid area, are also of permanent design.
used for packing and shipping T.N.T, is a wood frame buildComplete box factory for the manufacture of wooden boxes

and maintenance buildings, and the warehouses for cotton and wood pulp storage adjacent to nitrating houses. Buildings are of wood frame construction with transite or corrugated metal siding and roofs, Two General Explosives Storage and Shipping Areas: The powder storage and shipping area contains 24 buildings of 1,725 sq. ft, area each, and 23 buildings of 3,050 sq, ft. each.
tains 43 concrete igloos for storage of high explosives with

ing with corrugated asbestos siding and roof. Manufacturing and Recovery Area. There are eight T.N.T. manufacturing lines, consisting of specially designed frame structures with manufacturing equipment. Buildings are relatively small, of special design and construction. Tetryl Area: Consists of special purpose structures, similar in design and construction to those of T.N.T, Manufacturing area, MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Autoclaves, absorption columns, A.O.P. units complete, compressors, condensers, cool.

Wood frame construction with wood floors and corrugated asbestos or metal siding and roofs, The "magazine area" con-

approximately 1,600 sq. ft. of floor space each,

ers, filters, separators, tanks, motors, pumps, instruments, bleaching columns, nitric acid concentrating units, sulphuric acid concentrating units, preheaters, furnaces, gassifiers, heater units, crystallzing kettles, powder mixers, hoppers, nitrators, blocking presses, recovery units (solvent), recovery units

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conveyors, handling equipment, storage tank farms, etc.

(ether and alcohol), refrigeration systems, sellte plant, scales,

20'2" side aisles, concrete floor, structural steel framing, asbestos protected metal siding and roof.

UTILITIES: Water from Coosa River. Project pumping station with filter and treating plant. Sewage disposal facilties with storage basins for sludge. Electric power from project power plants. Excess power generated at the plant is sold to Alabama Power
Company.

concrete floor, structural steel framing, walls of 8" tile and 4" brick, steel decking. Air conditioned (6 penthouses 20' x
56' house air conditioning units),

Machine Shop No.2: Total area 156,700 sq, ft" clearance 15',

Process Steam from 2 central power plants. TRANSPORTATION: Central Georgia railroad, A. B. & C.
Railroad, and Southern Railway.

platform, clearance 15', concrete floor, structural steel framing, walls of 8" tile and 4" brick, metal deck. Compressor Building No, 4: Total area 2,850 sq. ft., clearance
12'3",

Warehouse NO.3: Total area 41,500 sq. ft., including outside

Garage and Fire Station NO.5: Total area 8,370 sq, ft., clearance 13',

This project is available for lease in whole or part, subject to possible restrictions as to its proposed use,
Birmingham 0, R. P. D.-Brochure available (AP-t89).

Alumina Reclamation Plant
50 tons per hour

Sold

Gate House No.7: Area 1,412 sq, ft. clearance 8'7", concrete floor, wood construction.

sq. ft., first floor 10,500 sq. ft.) clearance 10',

Bath House No.6: Total areas 11,080 sq. ft, (Basement 570
Offce No. 11: Basement and two-story, total area 11,800 sq.

ft., wood construction.
8', wood construction.

Aluminum Ore Company,

Cafeterias No. 12 and 13: Total area 7,900 sq, ft" clearance
12', wood with metal siding and roof. Heat Treat, Nos. 27, 28, 29, 30, 31: Each 3,530 sq, ft., clear-

Mobile, Alabama.-Plancor 1371

Acetylene House No, 23: Total area 1,140 sq. ft., clearance
and roof.

Aircraft Modification Plant Surplus
1,678,500 sq. ft. Bechtel-McCone Corporation
Birmingham, Alabama-Plancor 1548

ance 20', concrete floor, steel framing, protected metal siding

Heat Treat No. 37: Area 3,730 sq. ft., clearance 20', concrete
Ovens No. 38: Area 1,250 sq, ft., clearance 10', similar to No.

ft" clearance 40'; structural steel framing and walls. Main
construction, area 114,000 sq, ft.

LAND: 254 acres owned, and 58 acres leased for twenty years. BUILDINGS: Modification Building, floor area 1,440,000 sq.

floor, structural steel framing, asbestos corrugated siding, metal deck.
37, except timber deck,

bay doors are canopy type steel, 40' high, full o:¡ening. Sprinkler system, Modification Sheds are open type wood frame

Cuting Oil Storage No. 40: Area 1,440 sq. ft., clearance 13'4", concrete floor, steel framing, galvanized corrugated siding and
roof,
Seventeen smallér miscellaneous structures total about 4,000

Administration Building, Training Building, Protection Building, Flight Operations Building, Paint Building and ten minor
buildings, all wood construction; combined floor area 124,500

sq, ft.

MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Drils, grinders, lathes,
centering machines, shapers, dril and tap, miling machines, thread milers, fuse notching, planer, welders, painting ma-

sq. ft. MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Lathes, grinders, presses,

carts, hoists, pumps, sanders, scales, cleaners, welding equipmept, hardness testers, tensile testing machines, air and elec-

air compressors, dolles, degreasers, battery chargers, gum

tric drils, grinders, chippers, riveters, etc. Two 3-ton double
bridge traveling cranes.

machines, 2 hardening furnaces, blast pressure machines, accumulators (hydraulic), 11 forging furnaces, electro magnets, corner roller machines (hydraulic), breaking presses, piercing presses, compressors, draw benches, descaler machines, pumps,
plete (oil conveyor type). Six 10-ton, one 25-ton overhead cranes. UTILITIES: Water from City. Sewage disposal plant on site. Gas, power and light from local utilty companies. TRANSPORTATION: Spur branch of L. & N, R, R, Birmingham O. R. P. D.-Brochure available AP-56.

chine, nosing press (400-ton), battery chargers, shell cleaning

testing machines, 5 surface-combustion heat treat units com-

NOTE: This plant description is based upon the war-time use of the property, prior to its designation as "Surplus". Subsequently, however, the independent disposal of the machinery

and equipment has been authorized, and it is possible that all
removed.

or part of the original machinery and equipment has been

TRANSPORTATION: Spur track of L. & N. R. R.
A part of this plant has been leased, Negotiations may be
entered into for the purchase or lease of all or part of the

remainder, or for purchase of the entire project subject to the
provisions of the lease in effect.

Tire Manufacturing Plant
B. F, Goodrich Company, Tuscaloosa, Alabama.-Plancor 2365,

Sold

Birmingham O,R.P.D.-Brochure available.
Central Foundry Company,

Steel Foundry Sold
Anniston, Alabama.-Plancor 2068

Tire Cord Manufacturing Plant
101,700 sq. ft,
Goodyear Decatùr Mils, Decatur, Alabama,-Plancor 2120.

Sold

Ammunition Loading Plant Sold
1,722,000 sq. ft.

Coosa River Ordnance Works, Talladega, Alabama Brecon Loading Company.-Army.

Steel Plant Facilties
sO,O sq. ft.
Shell Plant No.2,

Surplus

Steel Forging Plant
353,000 sq. ft.

Surplus

Gadsden Ordnance Plant,
Lansdowne Steel and Iron Company,

5 miles south of Gadsden, Alabama.-Army. LAND: About 337J, acres, BUILDINGS: Forge Shop No.1: One story, total area 84,000 sq. ft., includes walks, clearance 28'8" center aisle 18'6" and

Goslin-Birmingham Manufacturing Company, Inc., Birmingham, Alabama.-Army, Project used for production of shells. LAND: About 1.82 acres, leased,

BUILDING: An industrial saw-tooth type structure, one
story, dimensions as follows: Main unit, 126'8" by 321'2", Heat treat unit, 57'10" by 120'2", Shot Blast unit, 24'10" by 47'11",

New Power House unit, 15'10" by 35'8", Total area about

50,000 sq. ft., ceilng clearance 15', concrete floor with concrete

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trowel finish, structural steel framing, corrugated sheet metal siding, corrugated sheet metal deck, brick and tile partitions

tion generally is of steel and corrugated asbestos, or reinforced
concrete and masonry, or wood.

separate the Shell Shop from the locker, wash, storage, machine shop, offce, cafeteria, boiler room side of the building.

Among the larger buildings are: Filing Buildings (2 of 105,000 sq. ft. and one of 60,000 sq. ft.), one story with 16' clear-

Two spur tracks adjoin building. Conveyor pit runs almost
UTILITIES: City and local utilty companies. TRANSPORTATION: Railroads, L. & N. and Central of

ances,

entire length of shop.

Storage Warehouse, 110,00 sq. ft" clearance 13' of masonry

and wood.

MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Tanks, special reactors,
refrigeration systems, ethylene furnaces, ethylene generators,

Georgia, Birmingham O. R. P, D.-Brochure available (AP-17 4).

scrubbers, vaporizers, superheaters, ethylene dryer installa-

tions, ethylene compressors, ethylene gas holders, acetylene

Chemical Plant, Chlorine
50 tons per day chlorine gas

generators, air washing installations, vacuum distilation units, fillng plant equipment, CO Plant complete, glass lined kettles, reactor kettles, hydraulic presses, clothing renovating plant equipment, airveyor system, conveyor, pallets, automatic lift
of machine tools and maintenance.

50 tons per day chlorine liquid
Huntsvile Arsenal, ,

trucks, scales, nailng machines, etc. A complete complement

About 2 miles from Huntsville, Alabama.-Army. There are 2 chlorine-caustic plants located in Huntsvile Arse.
nal, each with a capacity of 50 tons of chlorine per day.

UTILITIES: Water pumped from Tennessee River and treated by plant on site. Industrial sewage disposal system and sanitary sewage disposal system.

Substantially the only difference between them is that the plant known as No.2 does not have facilties to produce solid

caustic. The plants are located about 2% miles apart and have no direet connection except that they are served by common utilties. Each plant is a complete unit, except for utilties, and is not dependent upon the other, The two chlorine plants have normal 24-hour capacities of 50 to~s each of gaseous chlorin~, Plant No.1 can liquefy 25 tons
has a daily

Power and light from Tennessee Valley Authority. TRANSPORTATION: Arsenal system connects with Southern Railway and N. C. & St. L, R. R. This project is available for lease in whole or part, subject to possible restrictions as to its proposed use,
Birmingham 0, R, P, D.

daily an? Plant N"o. 2 can hquefy 50 ton.s daily, Each plant

Plant No.1 can fuse its entire daily production. Plant No.2 has no provision for fusing caustic. Each plant produces daily 1.4 tons of hydrogen, Plant No, 2 supplies hydrogen to another
process in the ArsenaL.

capacity of 56.25 tons of caustic as a 50% solution.

Shipyard Sold
9,226 sq. ft.
Ingalls Shipbuilding Corporation, Decatur, Alabai" a,-

All equipment is new and modern. Roads and railroads are

Army.

conveniently located and adequate. All tankage is in accord-

ance with good industrial practice and with suffcient capacity
to permit continuo~s operation of the balance of the plant while parts are being repaired. Each plant occupies a rectangular plot of about 35 acres in Huntsvile ArsenaL.

Tin Reclamation Plant
40,000 tons of tin cans per year

Johnston & Jennings Company, also Southern Detinning

BUILDINGS AND STRUCTURES: Each plant has a Cell Building, Rectifier Room, Liquefaction Building, Evaporation
tanks for salt and brine, chlorine, cell liquor and caustic.

Company, Birmingham, Alabama.-Plancor 1498.
Designed to process salvaged tin cans for the recovery of tin

Building, Administration Building. No.1 plant has a Caustic Fusion Building. Each plant has

electrochemical chlorine cells (each plant), 2 sets 3000 kw

MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Includes 200 Hooker
750-volt Mercury arc rectifier units complete (each' plant)

and numerou~ chemical equipment such as drying towers, ga~
coolers, chlorine compressors, condensers, wet gas refrigeration system! varied type process and storage tanks, double

effect caustic evaporator system, pumps, filters, instruments,
controls, etc.
nal system.

oxide and black steel scrap. LAND: Approximately 26.5 acres. BUILDINGS: Can Detinning Building, Chemical Building and Machine Shop. Concrete block walls, wood columns and trusses. Combined floor area 23,000 sq. ft. Clearances 15' to 38', Boiler House, Warehouse and Offce Building, combined floor area 8,300 sq. ft. MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Electric furnaces, miscellaneous tanks, pumps, conveyors, filters, evaporators, scrap balers, can shredders, etc,

UTILITIES: Water for industrial uses comes from an ArseSewers are divided into industrial and sanitary systems.
TVA high voltage line. Steam from Arsenal boiler houses, TRANSPORTATION: Railroad sidings, which are part of an arsenal operated system, connect to the Southern Railway

Power: The Arsenal loop systems receive power from the

UTILITIES: City and local utilty company, TRANSPORTATION: Siding of L, & N. Railroad. Birmingham O. R, P. D.-Brochure available.

Ammunition Assembly Plant
1,260,000 sq. ft.
Redstone Arsenal

and the N. C. & St. L. R. R. This project is available for lease in whole or part, subject to
possible restrictions as to its proposed use.

Birmingham O. R. P. D,

About three miles southwest of Huntsville, Alabama, LAND: About 11,636 acres.

Chemical Plant, CWS Materials
4.0,000 sq. ft.
Huntsville Arsenal,

BUILDINGS: The project as a whole is divided into eight. principal parts as follows: 1, Line I, manufacturing area; 2, Line II, 'lanufacturing area; 3, Line III and IV, manufacturing area; 4, Line V, manufacturing area; 5, inert warehouse

area; etc. 6, Above ground magazine area; 7, Igloo Storage

area; 8, Administration and Shops area; etc.

About 2% miles from
Huntsvile, Alabama.

All of the above parts except 6 and 7 have their own boiler

plants. There are a large number of well-built buildings with concrete floors, all well served by utilties.
wood construction.

Included are numerous process buildings, utilty and service buildings, warehouses and other types of structures. Construc-

LAND: About 20,625 acres, BUILDINGS: Total area about 4,000,000 sq. ft., 858 buildings.

concrete and masonry construction.

Administration Bldg., 27,000 sq. ft., 1 story, clearance 12', Engine, Machine Shop, 18,000 sq, ft., 1 story, clearance 14',

Utilties & Carpenter Shop, 12,500 sq. ft., 1 story, clearance

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Ten Finished Ammunition Magazines, 12,000 sq. ft. ea" 1 story, clearance 15', concrete and masonry construction. 10 Inert Storage, 12,000 sa. ft. ea., 1 story, clearance 14'7", concrete, wood, APM corrugated metal construction,
2 Inert Storage, 12,000 sq. ft ea., 1 story, clearance 14'7",

14', concrete and masonry construction.

BUILDINGS: Concentration Mil, Sinter Plant, Screen House, Crusher, and Sub-Station. Construction of steel framing, sheet metal walls and roof, Total floor area 79,000 sq. ft, MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Tram cars, Jeffrey elevators, ore conveyors, sinter machine, rod mils, classifiers,
locomotives, Tyler screens. Portable tools include rock drils,

concrete and masonry construction.
2 Tetryl Pelleting, 5,800 sq. ft. ea., 1 story, clearance 8', con-

jack hammers, welding machines. 5 ton hand operated crane,
Power and light by local utilty company, TRANSPORTATION: Siding of L. & N. Railroad. Birmingham 0, R. P, D.-Brochure available.
Works.

crete and masonry construction, 2 Burster Charge Assembly, 12,400 sq. ft, ea., 1 story, clear-

UTILITIES: Water by deep wells and Municipal Water

2 Receiving Bldg., 15,000 sq. ft. ea., 1 story, clearance 12',
concrete and masonry construction,

ance 12', concrete, wood, masonry construction.

2 Assembly, Packing & Shipping, 26,000 sq. ft, ea., 1 story,

2 Propellant Chg., 10,000 sq. ft. ea., 1 story, clearance 12',
concrete and masonry construction,

clearance 12', concrete and masonry construction.

and masonry construction. Assembly, Packing & Shipping, 12,200 sq. ft., 1 story, clearance 13', concrete and masonry construction,

Shell Receiving, 18,300 sq. ft., 1 story, clearance 13', concrete

Coal Mine and Coal Washing Plant
420,000 tons per year

Republic Steel Corporation

Sayre, Alabama, about 23 miles from Birmingham.Plancor 256.

MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Air compressors, marking machines, staking machines, Dennison presses, pelleting presses, scales, vacuum produce units, machine assembly and dis-assembly, machine assembly and crimping, mixers, pumps,
kettles, etc.

Leased land, buildings, machinery and equipment, designed for mining and washing of coaL Estimated deposit is 10,000,000
tons.

UTILITIES: Water from Huntsvile ArsenaL Sewage disposal plant on site.
Power and light from Huntsvile ArsenaL.

ings, and Breaker House. Total floor area 11,300 sq, ft,

LAND: 70 acres, leased for 20 years. BUILDINGS: Service Building, two Motor Generator Build-

TRANSPORTATION: Adequate transportation facilties are provided by two railroads, the Tennessee River, and a highway network. The railroad and road facilties connect to the Huntsvile Arsenal systems.

MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Tramcars, mine motors, pumps, coal loading and cutting machines, coal breakers, coal washer, compressors, conveyors, motor-generator sets, etc.
and completely treated,

UTILITIES: Water pumped from adjacent Warrior River
Electric power by local utilty company.

This project is available for lease in whole or part, subject to possible restrictions as to its proposed use. Birmingham O. R, P. D.-Brochure available (AP-165).

Iron and Coke Plant Surplus
280,000 tons pig iron and 328,0 tons coke per year Republic Steel Corporation

Steam by Lessee. TRANSPORTATION: Siding of L, & N. Railroad, Birmingham 0, R. P. D.

Gadsden, Alabama.-Plancor 261.
Designed for production of pig iron and coke.

Coal Washing Facilties
48,000 tons per year

LAND: Eight parcels totallng approximately 19.1 acres. Seven total 9.1 acres and are in the steel plant of lessee,
ings of steel mil construction, brick and concrete. Also 10

Republic Steel Corporation,

Eighth parcel is site of pump house. BUILDINGS: Total floor area 60,000 sq. ft. 18 major buildminor pump houses and control buildings,

termediate operation at lessee's plant. LAND: Approximately one acre.
Floor area 2,450 sq. ft,

Virginia City, Alabama.-Plancor 2039, Designed as washing plant to clean coal, constituting an in-

coke ovens; blast furnace; pig casting machine complete; turbo generator; turbo blower; two 100-ton diesel electric locomotives; 75 all steel box, hopper and gondola cars; 15 ton crane; 6 ton crane; 25 ton stiff leg derrick, etc.

EQUIPMENT: 65 Wilputte Underjet high-low burner type

corrugated steel siding. Coal handling machinery installed,

BUILDING: Constructed of structural steel framing with

MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Modern systems of
screens, washers and handling equipment for removal of sand
and refuse from coal and dewatering.

UTILITIES: Water by city, power and light generated in
Turbine Building.

Birmingham 0, R, P. D,-Brochure available.

TRANSPORTATION: Siding of L. & N. and other railroads. Birmingham O. R. P. D.-Brochure available.

Aluminum Fabrication Plant 290,000,0 Ibs. per year
Reynolds Alloys Company,

Sold

Iron Ore Reduction Plant
420,000 tons ore concentrate and 392,000 tons sintered

Listerhil, Alabama.-Plancor 65.

ore per year

Republic Steel Corporation

Spaulding, Alabama.-Plancor 260,
Designed to' process a red hematite ore for use in woducing pig iron. Also mining equipment.

Tire Tube Plant

85,0 sq. ft.

Sold

Robbins Tire and Rubber Company
Tuscumbia, Alabama,-Plancor 1960.

LAND: Three parcels totallng 14.56 acres,

(Arizona) 5

ARIZONA
Aircraft Parts Plant
136,800 sq, ft,
Airesearch Manufacturing Company,
Phoenix, Arizona.-Plancor 944.

Sold

erator; 1 owned by Netherlands Government, now vacated,

mezzanine; total area 728,000 sq, ft.; concrete and wood floors;

Three Hangar Buildings, Nos. 1, 2, & 3, all one story and
up composition roof; bays 20' by 160' and 20' by 17'6",

wood stud and column frame; one inch sheathing and asbestos cement shingle walls; ceilng heights 10' to 35'; three-ply built

Aluminum Extrusion and Tubing Plant Surplus
48,600,000 Ibs, aluminum shapes and tubing per year

Administration Building, two story and basement; 14,112 sq, ft.; concrete and wood floor; wood stud frame; gypsum board
walls; ceilng heights 9' to 12'; three-ply built-up roof.
height 14'.

Aluminum Company of America,

Van Buren Street, near Lateral 15 Road,
Phoenix, Arizona,-Plancor 773-F2.

Warehouse Building, one story, area 29,600 sq. ft.; ceilng
to 8,000 sq. ft, MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Machine tools including dril presses, lathes, pneumatic dril motors, pneumatic riveters, miling machines and saws, portable electric plants, comBalance of buildings have floor areas ranging from 220 sq. ft,

Designed to produce aluminum tube blooms to be drawn into finished tubing and extruded shapes. LAND: 337 acres. BUILDINGS: The plant consists of six inter-communicating manufacturing units and fifteen other buildings with a combined floor area of about 1,250,000 sq. ft. The manufacturing
construction,

pressors, hoists, scales, and numerous miscellaneous items of laboratory and testing equipment, furniture and fixtures,

units are of concrete and structural steel framing and brick
walls. Other buildings are generally of brick and concrete

UTILITIES: Water from wells on leased area,
Other facilties from City and local utilty companies.

and annealing furnaces; car bottom preheating furnaces, ex-

MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Remelt, casting, tilting

TRANSPORTATION: Spurs to Southern Pacific Railroad. Los Angeles O. R. P. D.-Brochure available (AP-8),

trusion presses, drawbenches; stretchers; ingot boring machines; ingot saws; tube reducers, Swindell furnaces; convey-

ors; hoppers; elevators; etc. Also thirty-one electrically operated cranes, 5 to 20-ton capacity.

Yucca Processing Plant

Surplus

Sewage disposal plant on site. -Power and light from local utilty company. TRANSPORTATION: Two spur tracks and eleven sidings
on site, Southern Pacific R, R.

UTILITIES: Water from City and 2 deep wells on site.

9,0 sq. ft.
General Fiber Products Corporation, about 5 miles west of Kingman,
McConnico, Arizona.-Plancor 1222.

This plant has been leased for a period of five years, Negotiations may be entered into for its purchase subject to the provision of the lease in effect. Los Angeles 0, R. P. D.-Brochure available.

Designed to manufacture fibers and powder from yucca leaves. LAND: About 9.3 acres.
9,000 sq. ft,

BUILDINGS: Main building, frame construction, floor area

Six minor structures, Garage, Pump House, Guard House,
Sub-Station, Valve House, and Unloading Platform; all frame

Ore Redudion Plant (Copper) Proc.ss 12,0 tons or. dally
Castle Dome Copper Company, Inc.,
Miami, Arizona.-Plancor 332, Designed for the production of copper concentrates from copper ore,

construction, MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Balers, conveyors, tanks, warehouse trucks, fiber drying system, shredder, etc.

UTILITIES: Water purchased from Santa Fe R. R, and
stored in a 93,000 gallon tank,

LAND: 77,13 acres in five separate parcels. BUILDINGS: Six principal buildings of heavy reinforced concrete or strctural steel, combined floor area about 141,000 sq,

Sewage disposal into septic tank, Power and light from local utilty companies.
TRANSPORT ATION: Spur track of Santa Fe Railroad.

ft. Twenty smaller structures have combined floor area of about 48,000 sq, ft. Also 42 dwellngs: 27 four-room houses

Los Angeles O. R. P. D,-Brochure available.

and 5 five-room houses situated four miles southeast of Miami,
and 10 five-room houses at plant site; all of frame construction.

MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Mine machinery such as compressors, power crane, drils, grader, light plants, buggies, power shovels,. tractors, dozers, winch ,etc. Miling and concentrating equipment includes ball mils, classifiers, belt conveyors, crushers, screens, pumps, etc. Laboratory contains assay furnace, electric ovens, etc, Also machine tools and portable tools, including air compressors, electric drils, etc. Two 5-ton hand operated cranes, and two 60-ton, two 20-ton and four 5ton electrically operated cranes,

Aircraft Parts Plant
536,0 sq. ft. Goodyear Aircraft Corporation, Litchfield Park, Arizona.-Plancor 275.

LAND: Approximately 197 acres of owned land in twelve parcels, approximately 100 acres of leased land in seven parcels,

UTILITIES: Domestic water is obtained from well on site; mine and mil water is pumped from river after treating, and stored in 3,500,000 gallon reservoir on site. Power and light
by local utilty company,

BUILDINGS: Three Assembly Buildings, combined floor area 340,000 sq. ft.; generally steel framing and roof trusses;
ceilng heights 16' to 40'; large canopy doors,

Factory Building, 250' by 300'; timber with columns spaced

Los Angeles O. R, P. D,-Brochure available,

height 20',

Aircraft Modification Plant Surplus
813,00 sq. ft. Modification Center No.2.
Consolidated Vultee Aircraft Corporation,

50' on centers, both ways; floor area 76,000 sq, ft,; ceilng Foundry, Offce Building, Engineering Building, Personnel
Building, Cafeteria and minor buildings, combined floor area

120,000 sq. ft.

MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Boring, driling and grinding machines, lathes, routers, saws, shears, sanders,
threaders, bending, crimping and flanging machines, hammers,
presses, furnaces, hoists, etc.

Seven miles south of Tucson, Arizona,-Army, LAND: 1,749.83 acres under lease from City of Tucson,

BUILDINGS: 48, comprised of 37 Government-owned; 2 leaiid from the City of. Tucson; 8 built and owned by the op-

use of the property, prior to its designation as "Surplus". Subsequently, however, the independent disposal of the machinery and equipment has been authorized, and it is possible that all

NOTE: This plant description is based upon the war-time

6 (Arizona) (Arkansas)

or part of the original machinery and equipment has lÌeen

equipment required for this amount of production.

removed.

UTILITIES: Water wells and sewage disposal plant on site,
Gas, power and light by local utilty company,

Fourteen cranes with capacities from 5 to 60 tons,

UTILITIES: Water from deep wells, Eagle Creek and San
Natural gas by local utilty company.

road,

TRANSPORTATION: Spur line from Southern Pacific Rail-

Francisco River. Power and light supplied by 12,500 KV A turbo-generator on site,

Los Angeles O. R, P. D,-Brochure available.

Los Angeles 0, R, P. D.

Copper Production Facilties 295,0 sq. ft.
Phelps-Dodge Corporation,
Morenci, Arizona,-Plancor 434,

Asbestos Processing Plant

3,0 sq. ft.
Pine Top Asbestos Mine,

production of the open pit mine of others. Housing and educational buildings are included. Facilties designed to treat

Designed to produce electrolYtical copper, and to increase ore

On U, S, No. 70 about one mile east of Globe, Arizona.
-Plancor 1992,
Designed for processing and miling asbestos mined in the

20,000 tons of ore per day, with an annual production of
120,000,000 lbs, of copper,

LAND: Plant site consists of leased land totallng about 25
acres (31 parcels). Housing sites comprise 30 separate parcels totallng 200 acres.

vicinity,

LAND: About 8.28 acres.
ceilng heights 10' to 28'.

BUILDING: Wood construction, area about,3,900 sq. ft.,

BUILDINGS: Five principal structures and about 25 other buildings. Seven of these are at the Open Pit and twelve are at the Reduction Works. Generally, buildings are extensions
to structures of others. Construction of steel framing, cor-

235,000 sq. ft, Other buildings total 60,000 sq. ft.
garages, schools and general store,

rugated metal roofing and siding; total floor area about
Housing Developments include 412 houses (frame), 14 group

EQUIPMENT: Conveyors, cyclone collectors, pumps, tanks, mine cars, etc. UTILITIES: City and local utilty company.

gotiations may be entered into for its purchase sub;ect to the

This plant has been leased for a period of three year.. Ne-

MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Mine machinery and

provisi of the lease in effect.

Los Angeles O. R. P, D,-Brochure availale,

ARKANSAS

Alumina Plant Surplus Aluminum Plant Surplus
1,555,0,000 lb.. alumina, 3,000,00 Ibs. cryolite, and

128,000,0 lb.. aluminum per year

40,00,0 lb.. aluminum fluoride per year Aluminum Company of America, Bauxite, Arkansas, on U, S, Highway No, 67,
About 6 miles from Benton, Arkansas,-Plancor 226-X.

Aluminum Company of America,

reduction process, Includes 78,000 KW power plant,

J ones Mils, Arkansas.-Plancor 226-K. Designed for production of aluminum ingots, Also a carbon baking plant to manufacture carbon electrodes used in the
project, BUILDINGS: 70 buildings, 45 dwellngs, 10 covered passageways and 2 cooling towers on the plant site,

facture synthetic cryolie and aluminum fluoride,

Designed to process bauxite ore into alumina and to manu-

LAND: 243 acres of plant site and 149 acres for housing
Principal buildings as follows: 6 utilty structures, combined

LAND: Two separate parcels of land, 465 acres, site of
plant; and 984 acres, watet supply. Also a leased tract used

ing,

for housing facilties. BUILDINGS: Approximately 50 buildings, exclusive of housSinter Plant: 8 buildings; floor area 140,000 sq. ft,

floor area about 60,000 sq. ft., structural steel and brick. 23 industrial structures, including 8 pot room buildings and 4
metal siding, 45 four-room dwellngs, wood frame.

Alumina Plant: 21 buildings; floor area 400,000 sq. ft,

engine houses, with combined floor are of about 600,000 sq. ft.,

of structural steel framing, brick walls or asbestos protecte

Electrolyte Group: 4 buildings; floor area 72,000 sq. ft,
Utilty Buildings: Laboratory, Offce, Power House, Shop, etc,
leased land).

Housing: 45 four-room houses; area 676 sq, ft. each. (On
out the various processes. Also machine tools, laboratory equipment, and furniture and fixtures.
motive crane, Numerous conveyors,

housed in the 4 engine houses, Aluminum plant consists of

MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Diesel power plant

EQUIPMENT: All production equipment required to carr

4 reduction lines in the 8 Pot Rooms in which are housed 512 electric cell reduction pots, Carbon plant contains crushers, grinders, and two carbon baking furnaces, with all auxilary
equipment.

Two 5-ton, one 2-ton, and one 20-ton cranes; one 30-ton loco-

Other items including rectifier building equipment, air compressors, boilers, laboratory equipment, furniture and fixtures,
portable tools, etc, 18 overhead traveling cranes, capacities

UTILITIES: Purified water by lessee,
Process water by Hurricane Creek Water Supply (DPC-

from 3% to 75 tons.

owned).

UTILITIES: Water by own treatment plant.
Sewage disposal plant on site,
Power and light by local utilty company for two reduction

Power and light by power plant on site and standby local utilty.
TRANSPORTATION: Spur of C, R. 1. & P. R. R. This plant has been leased for a period of 5 years, Negotiations may be entered into for its purchase sub;ect to
the provisions of the lease in effect.

Sewage disposal plant on site.

lines ani; the 4 engine houses on site supply power for the two remaining reduction lines in the plant, TRANSPORTATION: C, R. 1. & P. Railroad. This plant has been leased for a period of 5 years,
Negotiations may be entered into for its purchae sub;ect to

the provisions of the lease in effect.

Little Rock O. R. P. D.-Brochure available.

Little Rock O. R, P. D.-Brochure available.

(Arkansas) 7

Ammunition Loading Plant
1,635,186 sq. ft,

crete buried in the hilsides and well separated by natural
barriers. The plant is briefly described as follows:

Arkansas Ordnance Plant,
Ford, Bacon and Davis, Inc.,

Administration area: Shop maintenance and service area,
Administration area contains buildings and facilties for accommodation of the administrative forces at the project, including the main administration building, hospital, cafeteria,
telephone exchange, guard quarters, and other miscellaneous

including laundry. Acid area, Ammonium picrate area. Magazine (explosive) area. Utilties. Safety area.

Jacksonvile, Arkansas.-Army.
LAND: 7,341.83 acre's,
wood floors, wood frame, plywood walls, ceilng height 1st floor 9' and 2nd floor 9', roofing of paper and asbestos shingles.

BUILDINGS: Total number, 830. Administration Bldg., No. 101: 2 story, area 38,778 sq, ft.,

buildings. The shop maintenance and service area contains buildings and
facilties for general plant and equipment maintenance and repair, such as the maintenance shop, warehouse buildings,
storage and service garages, laundry, and other miscellaneous

1,520 sq, ft, all wood floors, wood frames, wood walls and shiplap, ceilng heights 7'4", built-up tar and paper roofs. Equipment and Repair Shop, Buildings No. 202: 2 story, area 25,983 sq. ft., concrete floor, frame of wood, walls of sheathing and asbestos shingles, ceilng height 14', buil-up tar and paper roof. ' Supply Bldg, No. 203: 12,990 sq. ft., 1 story,
Maintenance Bldg. No. 207: 12,990 sq. ft.
Inert Storage Bldgs. Nos. 301-316: Same as Bldg, No. 203.

10 Storage and Salvage Bldgs, All 1 story, area of each

buildings, The acid area embraces a synthetic nitric acid plant of capacity to meet the manufacturing requirements of the project, and a
sulphuric acid concentration plant also various miscellaneous

buildings, together with necessarv storage facilties, mostly tanks.

Four Assembly Bldgs. Nos. 606, 607, 706, 707: 43,532 sq. ft., one story, other features same as above No. 203, etc, except ceilng height is 10',

nium Picrate building. This area also contains tank storage,
laboratory, change house, and other miscellaneous buildings. The magazine explosive area contains the magazine of igloos

Each line in the Ammonium Picrate area contains the Ammo-

all 1 story, construction features same as above Bldg. 203, except ceilng height is 18', Twelve Loading Bldgs. Nos. 909 through 911, 1009 through
ing is :J" rubber flooring and ceilng height is 10'.

Four Boiler Houses Nos. 903, 1003, 1103, 1203: 17,544 sq. ft.

for the storage of explosives; twenty-one (21) in number. The

requirements. The area is separated from other areas of the plant an dsurrounded by safety areas.
ervoir of the City of Little Rock. Standby supply from deep
wells.
Gas Power-Light: Arkansas Power and Light Company,

buildings are separated in accordance with prescribed safety

LOLL, 1109 through 1111, 1209 through 1211, 96,408 sq. ft. all 1 story, construction features as above Bldg, 203, except floor-

UTILITIES: Water: Furnished from Lake Winona ResSewer: Sanitary system provided. Steam: 172,500 lbs./hr. at 275 psi.

Five Assembly Bldgs. Nos. 1509, 1510, 1609, 1610, 1706:

179,551 sq. ft., all 1 story, construction features similar to Bldg. 202 above.

as above including :J" rubber matting on floors.
similar to above buildings,

Bldg, No. 1813: 1 story, 12,854 sq. ft., construction features

There are numerous other buildings with construction features
chine tools, dies, jig fixtures, portable tools, chemical processment, materials handling equipment, automotive equipment,

TRANSPORTATION: Missouri Pacific R.R. Little Rock O. R. P, D.-Brochure available (AP-188).

MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: General purpose ma-

Chemical Plant-Anhydrous Ammonia Surplus
300 tons per day
Ozark Ordnance Works,

ing equipment, laboratory testing equipment, locomotives, railroad repair and maintenance equipment, construction equip-

Lion Chemical Corporation, 3 miles northwest of

offce equipment, furniture and fixtures,

use of the property prior to its designation as "Surplus". Sub-

NOTE: This plant description is based upon the wartime

and equipment has been authorized, and it is possible that all
or part of the original machinery and equipment has been

sequently, however, the independent disposal of the machinery

EI Dorado, Arkansas.-Army. LAND: 3,221.12 acres. BUILDINGS: 117, with a combined area of 599,365 sq. ft, Administration Bldg. No.1, two story, 14,526 sq. ft.; wood floor, wood frame, wood walls, ceilng 10'; asphalt shingle
roof.

removed.

Administration Bldg. No.2, one story, 10,144 sq, ft,; similar
construction.

UTILITIES: Water from deep wells.
Sewage disposal plant on site,
Electric power and light from local utilty companies.

Boiler House No. 13, two story, 17,897 sq, ft.; concrete floor,
Maintenance Shops & Stores Bldg, No. 14, 32,402 sq. ft,; one

steel frame, corrugated asbestos siding walls, ceilng 30'.

TRANSPORTATION: Spurs to Missouri Pacific R. R. Little Rock 0, R, P. D.-Brochure available (AP-62).

story, concrete floor,; concrete frame; masonry tile walls;
ceilng 18'; built-up roof; bays generally 20' by 20',

Butadiene Feed Stock Plant
6,700 tons per year

Sold

20' Building No. 17, one story,. sq. ft. by 18', 12,480 Processing
ceilng 20', bays generally 20' by 18',

Processing Building No. 16, one story, 40,573 sq. ft; same construction as boiler house, ceilng is 48'; bays generally

Lion Oil Refining Company, Murphy Avenue,
Eldorado, Arkansas,-Plancor 1530.

Manufacturing Building No. 18, one story, 22,286 sq. ft,;

Manufacturing Building No, 23, basement and one story,

214,000 sq. ft,; construction concrete, structural steel, and

corrugated asbestos siding, ceilng 25'; bays generally 20'

Chemical Plant Surplus
112,500 Ibs. Ammonia Picrate/Oay
Maumelle Ordnance Works.

by 18', There are other miscellaneous smaller buildings on the reser-

vation consisting of guard houses, cafeteria, staff houses,
garages, fire houses, processing and storage bldgs. etc. MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Condensers, heat exchangers, filter presses, scrubbers, refrigeration equipment,

Adjacent to town of Marche, Arkansas (about 16 miles northwest of Little Rock), Plant capacity is arranged in nine (9) production lines.
Plant can probably produce at 130% of rated capacity.

orators, compressors, cooling towers, purifiers, laundry equipequipment, administrative offce equipment, automotive equip-

steel processing and storage tanks, processing pumps, evap-

LAND: About 7,600 acres. BUILDINGS: Total area about 332,600 sq. ft. Buildings are generally not large. The largest is about 10,000 sq, ft. except for the boiler house and acid plants which are steel construc-

ment, materials handling equipment, laboratory and testing
ment, general purpose machine and ~ortable tools.

tion, the buildings are wood, Process production lines are
separated by 600 feet. Storage magazines are reinforced con-

UTILITIES: Water from eleven wells on site. Sewage disposal plant on site. Power and light from 16,000 kva, generating plant on site,

Steam-400,000 lbs./hr. with added 150,000 lbs,/hr, from waste

8 (Arkanss)

heat boilers when primaries are operating.

TRANSPORTATION: Spurs to Missouri Pacific R. R, This plant has been leased for a period of five years. Negotiations may be entered into for its purchase subject to
the provisions of the lease in effect,

ers, numerous conveyors, pelleting machines, riveting machines, hydraulic presses, scales, pumps, etc.
H. C. Filing Plant: Blenders, vacuum cleaners, continuous
rotary dryer, conveyors, fillng machines, printing and label-

ing machines, nailng machines, hydraulic presses (25 tons,

Little Rock 0, R, P. D.-Brochure (AP-71),

~. P. Manufacturing, Filing: Reacto'r, agitator tanks, and
accessories, scales, tanks, pumps, etc.
W. P. Filing: Paint spray booths, conveyors, degreaser, mark-

50 tons, 100 tons), screeners, scales, pumps, etc,

Explosives Plant

ing machines, closing presses, pumps, tanks, scales, etc.
H, S. Plant: Ethylene aftercooler and accessories, blowers, compressors, degreaser, dryer units, exhauster, ethylene fur

3,88S,O sq. ft. (includes itorai. arei)
Pine Bluff Arsenal,

About 8 miles northwest of Pine Bluff, Arkansas.-Army. LAND: About 15,050 acres,
or Chemical Manufacturing Area: In this area is a Chlorine

naces, ethylene generators, gas holders, fillng lines, reactors, scrubbers, pumps, super heaters, towers, tanks, regrigeration units (200 ton) fume washers, etc,
A. T. Manufacturing Plant: Airveyor system for arsenious

BUILDINGS: Some 1,300 buildings and structures. North

oxide, four reactors, condensers, compressors, dryers, pumps, tanks, etc.

set, Diesel-driven electric generator set, sewage, and water systems.

Plant described elsewhere, Area has its own steam generating

M. 1. Manufacturing Plant: Acetylene aftercoolera, blow
varied tanks, distilation units, air washers, etc.

The H, S, Manufacturing and Filing Plant consists of two

cases, air compressors, sulphuric acid coolers, dryers, filters, acetylene generators, glass lined reaction kettles, glass lined

two H. S, Reactors, H. S, Scrubbers, and a large fillng building, The Ethylene Generating units produce ethylene gas from ethyl alcohoL. The buildings are of a permanent type of construction. The large fillng building in this area is of permanent construction with a reinforced concrete frame and

Ethylene Generating Plants, two sulphur Monochloride Plants,

reactors, pumps, refrigeration systems, tanks, (glass lines),
Complete complement of machine tools for shop and main-

tenance.

UTILITIES: Water from eleven wells. A water treatment
plant for the coagulation, sedimentation, and fitration of

The A, T, Manufacturing Plant has silos for dry storage and Airveyor system for handling powdered materiaL. The main
building in each M. 1. plant is a three-story reinforced con-

roof, and tile sidewalls.

with conventional sludge drying and filtering equipment,
Electric power is furnished by local utilty companies.

1,500,000 gallons per day is installed. The sanitary sewage facilities comprise a complete system flowing to a treatment plant

tity of storage space for liquids in steel tanks. Central Area: Includes Administration Buildings, Offcers' Barracks, Mess, Enlisted Personnel Area, Hospital and Post Facilties and Plainview Housing project. The buildings in this area are self-suffcient in the matter of heating and
process steam, Water, sewage facilties, gas and electricity

crete frame structure and each plant is provided with a quan-

TRANSPORTATION: Connections with the St. Louis and
Southwestern R, R. and Missouri Pacific Railroad. There are
43 miles of track on the site; also two 44-ton two 45-ton, one

65-ton, three SO-ton diesel electric locomotives, as well as 21

flat cars and 11S box cars.
to possible restrictions as to its proposed wie. Little Rock O. R, P. D.

are part of the complete systems serving both the South and

Central areas, The roads for serving the entire area are well developed.

This project is available for lease in wholø or part, subject

Plainview Housing Project: A Federal War Housing project,
etirely by such workers, The housing project lies partially

available for white employees of the Arsenal and occupied

within the Central Area, but it is readily accessible to all plants and sections of the Manufacturing Project, In addition to the various apartments, a school has been built for

Chemical Plant, Chlorine
50 toni per day Pine Bluff Arsenal Chlorine Plant, Pine Bluff, Arkansas.-Arry. PLANT: A complete chlorine-caustic plant producing chlorine
by the electrolysis of salt brine,

the children living in the housing project and a store is available for the purchase of meats and groceries, South Area: Includes Incendiary Munitions Plants, Nos, 1,

2, and 3, HC Filing Plant, N, P. Manufacturing and Filing
Plant and the W, P. Filing Plant. Each munitions plant has

its own stearn generating set. The Incendiary Munitions

Plants, of which there are three, each consist of manufacturing buildings, raw material warehouses, lumber storage warehouses, bomb storage magazines, packing buildings, a spare parts storage building, and a boiler and compressor house for each area. The manufacturing buildings in the Incendiary
Munitions plants are constructed of reinforced concrete, The

raw materials warehouses are of permanent type construction
with steel frames, asbestos, cement sidewalls and' roofs,

LAND: In the Arsenal area, about 1,500' by 2,000', approximately 75 acres. BUILDINGS: Cell Building, containing 205 cells, Liquefaction Building, Caustic Fusion Building, Rectifier Room, Evaporation Building, Administration and Laboratory Building; Combined area approximately 60,000 sq. ft, All buildings of steel, masonry, corrugated asbestos construction, In addition
there are tanks for salt, brine, chlorine, cell liquor and caustic.

The N. P, Manufacturing and Filing Plant consists of one large manufacturing and fillng building, one warehouse, and a large storage capacity for liquids, at present used for gasoline. Three large reactors equipped with stirring blades

MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: 205 chlorine cells (Type
"S") for 50 ton capacity per day, air compressors, ammonia

are located in the large building.

and compressor house, four large warehouses, two small maga-

The W, P. Filing Plant has one large fillng building, a boiler

chlorine condensers, brine coolers, caustic liquid coolers, sulfuric acid coolers, wet gas coolers, water coolers, air dryers, body

compressors, chlorine compressors, ammonia condensers,

zines, and a smaller assembly building and a large storage
igloos of the depot area are served by road or railroad and
etc.

evaporators, sulphate filter, brine filter, caustic pots (5 ton),

capacity for liquid both above ground and underground, The Storage Depòt has 220 underground storage igloos. There
are ten large warehouses in the depot area, All buildings and

2 complete rectifier units, chlorine drying towers, varied tanks, pumps, scales, etc,

housing areas has troop òarracks, hospital, laundry, bakery,

shipping facilties are conveniently located. The personnel

MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Incendiary Munitions
Plant: Tilting and tumbling barrels, blenders, battery charg-

UTILITIES: From and through facilties of the ArsenaL. TRANSPORTATION: Arsenal trackage to St, L, & S, W. R, R. and Missouri Pacific Railroad. This project is available for lease in whole or part, subject to possible restrictions as to its proposed use, Little Rock 0, R. P. D,

(Arkansas) (Californa) 9

Zinc Reclamation Plant Surplus
75,000 tons of residue per year

UTILITIES: Water well on site,
Gas, power and light by local utilty company, Boiler house contains 4 gas fired steam boilers with a tota

Residue Company (Assignee of Athletic Mining and Smelting Company),
Near Fort Smith, Arkansas,-Plancor 1842,

Designed for an input of 75,000 tons of zinc furnace residue
annually for reclamation of zinc oxide, Available residue is

capacity of 200,000 lbs. of steam per hour, TRANSPORTATION: Missouri Pacific Railroad serves plant. Little Rock O. R, P, D,-Brochure available,

10% zinc and reclamation is 80% of zinc oxide or 6,000 tons annually.

Ordnance Proving Ground Surplus
438,207 sq. ft.
Southwestern Proving Ground,

LAND: 10 acres. BUILDINGS: Total area about 10,000 sq. ft. Process buildings, steel and concrete. Utilty buildings, brick or wood, one

story,

lessee's smelter through Waelz Plant to the loading hoppers for

EQUIPMENT: Provides for conveying residue from the

shipment. Equipment consists of series of hoppers, feeders,
conveyors, vibrating screens, bucket elevators, tanks, rotary

Ordnance Department, U. S, Army, Four miles north of Hope, Arkansas,-Army, LAND: 50,098,63 acres, BUILDINGS: 222, with total area of 438,207 sq, ft. Two Artilery Storage Buildings, one story, 12,300 sq. ft. each;

kilns, gas burners, pumps, engines, blowers, motors, etc, UTILITIIES: Process water from lessee reservoir, Domestic water from city, Septic tank on site.
Power, light and gas from local utiity company.

TRANSPORTATION: Missouri Pacific Railroad. Little Rock O. R. P. D.-Brochure available.

frame, walls and roof; 10' clear ceilng; Guard House, one story, 14,435 sq. ft.; wood floor, frame,
walls and roof, 10' clear ceilng. Warehouse, one story, 8,600 sq. ft. ; concrete floor; steel frame;

concrete floors; steel frame; wooden walls, wooden roof; 15' clear ceilng; bay 20' by 50'. Administration Building, one story; 11,114 sq, ft.; wood floor,

Gasoline Refinery, 100 Octane
1,990 barrels per day Root Petroleum Corporation,
EI Dorado, Arkansas.-Plancor 689,

adjacent to refinery of others and totallng approximately 23.87 acres.

LAND: Seven or more individual tracts situated within and

BUILDINGS: Seven Service, Offce and Utilty buildings of
wood construction, with combined floor area of about 15,000 sq. ft, Twenty-seven other structures, mostly functional, gen-

erally of brick or steel and concrete, with combined floor area about 20,000 sq. ft, MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Major operating units
are: 1 Fluid Catalytic Cracking and Gas Concentration Unit,

wood walls and roof; 11' clear ceilng height. Carpenter Shop, one story, 6,140 sq, ft,; 13' clearance height. Four Machine and other Shops, one story, about 7,840 sq, ft. each; concrete floor; steel frame; brick and corrugated walls; wood roof; 21' clear height. Administration Building, Basement and two floors; 17,607 sq. ft.; wood floor; frame walls and roof; 9' clear ceilng. Two Inert Warehouses, one story, 8,225 sq, ft, each; concrete floor; wood frame, walls and roof; 12' ceilng height, Hangar, one story; 24,000 sq. ft.; concrete floor; steel frame; brick walls and metal roof; 28' clear height, Balance of space in buildings less than 5,000 sq, ft. MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Drills, furnaces, grinders, lathes, handsaws, saws, presses, miling machines, port
able tools and automotive equipment,

UTILITIES: Water from plant wells. City of Hope furnishes standby, Other services from local utilty companies.

2) Isomerization Unit, and 3) HF Alkylation Unit. Tankage capacity-atmospheric: 234,000 barrels; pressure: 22,000 barrels,

TRANSPORTATION: Missouri Pacific R. R.
Little Rock O. R. P. D.-Brochure available (AP-85).

CALIFORNIA

Welding Electrodes Plant Surplus
47,200 sq. ft.

hoist, weighing, weight handling, packing, and dust-ollecton equipment,

Acrods Corporation,
Pittsburg, California,-Nobs 172.

UTILITIES: Water from deep well and other sources, Power and light from local utilty companies,

option to 'purchase,

Designed for production of about 4 milion pounds per month of coated welding electrodes, LAND: About 4,6 acres, owned by lessee, Government has

TRANSPORTATION: Spur track from Southern Pacific
R. R,

San Francisco 0, R, P. D.-Brochure available (NP-I0),
Ordnance Plant, Rockets 275,0 .q. ft.
Aerojet Engineering Corporation

zanine, Total area about 47,200 sq. ft., wood frame, wood sheathing; walls concrete from grade to bottom of sash, wood

BUILDING: Size 97' by 384' overall, One story and mez-

wooden columns, roof supported by timber trusses, Roof, flat, composition (felt, asphalt, gravel) on wood sheathing, Main production room is 34,800 sq. feet., with height to bottom
of truss of 27', The mezzanine is enclosed and is supported on structural steel framing, with composition floor, 9,700 sq,
ft., clearance 11',

studding, bridging, and sheathing to top of parapet wall,

about three miles from
Azusa, California.-Plancor 1718,

Designed for the manufacture of solid jet propellant units
for assisted aircraft take-off.

height 12'2", There is an elevator to the mezzanine floor, capacity, 8,000 pounds, Sprinklered,

ing and is 27' by 95', with area of 2,600 sq. ft., and ceilng

Offce and locker-room portion is attached to end of main build-

land area, BUILDINGS: More than a hundred structures totallng about 275,000 sq. ft, Most units are small, the largest being Building No. 118, a rectangular building with concrete foundations and
floor, wood frame, stucco exterior, Flat roof of composition on 1" sheathing. Loading docks at ends of building, Ceilng

LAND: Approximately 53.6 acres in two parcels, in waste

MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Simpson mixers, wirecutting and straightening machines, 250-ton hydraulic extru-

sion presses, 5-pass baking ovens, jib, hand.operated electric

height, 12'. Sprinklered. Area 42,700 sq. ft, Building No. 119, a rectangular building of fireproof construc-

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tion with concrete foundations and floor, structural-steel framing with 2" concrete exterior-wall panels between steel members. Steel sash, steel sliding doors, flat steel deck roof with
composition covering. Ceilng, 11'. Sprinklered. Area,

Scrap Metal Baling Plant Surplus
Associated Iron and Metal Company,
Oakland, California.-Plancor 1698.

20,100

sq. ft~ Other units are generally of similar construction.

MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Guiding plant, mixing
ovens, reaming machine, paint-spray booths, welding units, hoists, conveyors, scales, etc.

and loading plants, preheating systems, degreasing units,

NOTE: This plant description is based upon the war-time
use of the property, prior to its designation as "Surplus". Subsequently, however, the independent disposal of the ma-

LAND: Site is 57' by 54', with 10' right of way. Leased for 20 years. BUILDINGS: Shelter for the machinery, EQUIPMENT: One scrap metal baler with all accessories, UTILITIES: City and local utilty company,
San Francisco O. R. P. D.

chinery and equipment has been authorized, and it is possible that all or part of the original machinery and equipment has
been removed.

Aircraft Parts Plant
50,000 sq. ft.
Axelson Manufacturing Company,
Vernon, California.-Plancor 1309,

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UTILITIES: Water from City to storage tank on site. Sewage disposal facilties on site. Power and light from local
utilty company. Plant boilerhouse has two 250 hp. steam

boilers,

TRANSPORTATION: Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe RR.
Los Angeles 0, R. p, D,-B1"ochure available.

Shipyard
Belair Shipyard Barrett & Hilp, San Francisco, California,-Maritime. For construction of concrete barges, LAND: About 181 acres (including 32 under water). BUILDINGS AND STRUCTURES: Administration Build-

Aluminum Plant
160,000,000 Ibs, aluminum

Surplus

Aluminum Company of America,
Torrance, California.-Plancor 226 LA.

ing, 20,000 sq. ft.; Mold Loft Building, 21,000 sq, ft,; Ship
Warehouse, 25,000 sq, ft, Other utilty and shop buildings,

Designed for productiOn of aluminum ingots and carbon electrodes used in the reduction process.

All frame construction,

LAND: 129 acres within plant fence. BUILDINGS: Total area 860,000 sq, ft. for 55 buildings, including 10 Pot Room buildings, rectifier station, 10 carbon process buildings, boiler house, cafeteria, etc. Most operational buildings are structural steel framing, corrugated asbestos protected metal siding,

Six graving docks, 82' by 405'. Painting dock, 75' by 386',

Finger Piers, two, 290' long,

MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Machine tools, portable tools, material handling equipment, etc. Also included are a batching plant and wood treating plant.

MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Pot Room buildings contain 640 reduction pots. Carbon buildings contain melting furnaces, mixers, crushers, ball mils, baking furnaces, two 750 ton carbon anode presses, conveyors, dust collecting systems, scales, etc. Rectifier Building has mercury arc rectifiers.
Also included are: 82 6- and 10-ton cranes, and one 75-ton.

UTILITIES: City and local utilties,
San Fmncico O. R. P. D.

Shipyard
Bethlehem-Alameda,

UTILITIES: Water by wells on site. Standby by City system. Sewage disposal, power, light by city systems. TRANSPORTATION: Spur track of Santa Fe R. R. and
Pacific Electric R. R.

Los Angeles O. R. P, D.-Brochure available.

Alameda, California,-Maritime. LAND: About 45 acres (including 5 acres under water). BUILDING AND STRUCTURES: Administration, 28,000 sq. ft., is of wood frame, Machine Shop, 36,000 sq. ft.; Marine Building, 55,000 sq. ft.; Outfitting, 33,000 sq. ft,; Plate Shop, 128,000 sq. ft., are of structural steel and corrugated iron and wood. Warehouse, 89,000 sq, ft., is of reinforced concrete,
Other utilty and shop buildings.

Aluminum Plant
96,000,000 Ibs, of oluminum per year Aluminum Company of America,
Riverbank, California.-Plancor 226 A4,

Surplus

Shipways, 4, 638' long. Marginal Wharf, 1080' by 60',

cranes, overhead cranes, jib cranes, locomotives, crawler and

MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Derricks, hoists, gantry

30 buildings and structures, including 6 Pot Room buildings,
ding Building, 67,000 sq. ft. Most buildings structural steel

Designed for production of aluminum ingots, LAND: 330 acres of which 70 acres are fenced in, BUILDINGS: Total area 476,000 sq. ft.

mobile cranes, machine tools, welding equipment, bending machines, varied shop equipment, etc.
on site, San Francisco O. R. P. D.

UTILITIES: City and local utilties. TRANSPORTATION: About 5 miles standard gauge track

205,000 sq. ft" Rectifier Building, 41,000 sq .ft., Carbon Rodframing with protected metal siding. .

128 pots each line. Carbon Rodding Building contains two Lectromelt furnaces, presses, sanders, mixers, tanks, etc. Metal building contains ingot furnace 20,000 #/hr, cap., 2 casting-machines, etc.
Also inçluded are 16 6-ton cranes, 2 10-ton, 1 50-ton,

MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Three pot lines with

Aluminum Extrusion Plant
11,700,000 Ibs. per year

Surplus

Bohn Aluminum & Brass Corporation,
Los Angeles, California.-Plancor 326.

UTILITIES: Water by wells on site. Sewage disposal plant on site. Power and light furnished by City and County of San Francisco system.

LAND: 38 acres. BUILDINGS: Plant is one story, blackout construction; area
379,000 sq. ft.; clearances 16' to 70'; structural steel columns.

Additional buildings, 3,800 sq. ft.; frame construction,

TRANSPORTATION: Spur track of Santa Fe R. R.
San Francico O. R. P. D.-Brochure available.

treating furnaces, extrusion presses, stretchers, straighteners,
draw benches, bilet, rod and tube processing equipment, elec.

MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Annealing and heat

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tric lift trucks, etc. Also nine 10-ton overhead cranes j three 3-ton jib cranes.

Steel Foundry . Surplus
30,000 tons castings per year
Columbia Steel Company,
Pittsburg, California.-Plancor 516.

way and Santa Fe Railroad.

UTILITIES: City and public utilty companies. TRANSPORTATION: Spur track of Pacific Electric RailThis plant has been leased for a 1?eriod of five years, Negotiations may be entered into for its purchase subiect to the

castings.

Designed to produce open hearth and electric furnace steel
LAND: Approximately 43 acres. BUILDINGS: Main Foundry Building and Pattern Building, steel mil superstructure and corrugated asbestos siding; com-

provisions of the lease in effect.

Los Angeles 0. R, P. D.-Brochure available.
Rock Salt Plant
60 tons per hour

bined floor area about 340,000 sq, ft,
brick and concrete construction.

Thirteen other buildings totalling 55,000 sq, ft., generally
MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: One type 6 Herould Elec-

California Rock Salt Company,
Saltus, California.-Plancor 1580.

tric Melting Furnace; two 25-ton open hearth furnaces with controls; 5-ton floor type charging machine; two 30-ton elecjib cranes; annealing furnaces; annealing ovens; Marion type '331 Crawler Diesel Crane; 25-ton Diesel electric locomotive;
two flat cars; 27 overhead traveling cranes.

Designed to produce rock salt from the dry bed of Bristol
Lake.

tric transfer trucks; 200-ton hydraulic straightening press;

LAND: 13.2 acres, BUILDINGS: Main Salt Plant Building; area 5,200 sq. ft.; clearance 16'6"; frame and masonry, Warehouse and Offce, area 2,400 sq, ft,
Cottages, four 3 room, one 6 room, frame.

EQUIPMENT: Locomotive, mine cars, drag line, conveyors, crushers, bucket elevator, pumps, etc. UTILITIES: Water from local wells, Power and light from a diesel driven 40 kva generator,

Sewage disposal system on site. Gas, power and light by local utilty companies. TRANSPORTATION: Spur track to main line of A. T. & S.
F. R. R.

UTILITIES: Water from Contra Costa Canal and by city.

San Fi"ancisco 0. R. P. D,-Brochure available.

TRANSPORTATION: Spur track of Santa Fe,
Los Angeles 0. R. P. D.-Brochure available.

Vegetable Dehydration Plant
48,800 sq. ft. Compak Foods, Inc.,
Santa Ana, California,-Plancor 1887.

Sold

Steel Scrap Plant Surplus
use in steel mils,
metal shear,
California Scrap Iron Corporation, Pittsburg, California.-Plancor 1558. Facilties processing about 7,000 tons steel scrap monthly, for

Shipyard
Concrete Ship Construction,
(National City Shipyard), San Diego, California,-Maritime.

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LAND: 6% acres. MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: One truck scale, one

area about 2,600 sq. ft.

BUILDINGS: Nine small frame shed type buildings, total
UTILITIES: Power and light from local utilty company.

Aircraft Plant
1,833,000 sq, ft.
Consolidated Vultee Aircraft Corporation, San Diego, California.-Plancor 20,

Surplus

San Frnncisco 0, R, P. D.-Brochure available.

Shipyard
California Shipbuilding Corporation, (Terminal Island)
Wilmington, California.-Maritime,

Sold

LAND: Site consists of three tracts: 55.5 acres, "Parts Plant"; 3,6 acres, warehouse area; and 33.7 acres, parking area. BUILDINGS: Three factory buildings: combined floor areas 1,295,000 sq. ft,; steel frame; 5 ton monorail equipment servicing the entire area; clearance 36', Each building has five 4,000# freight elevators. Warehouse Building: two-story steel frame; floor area 100,000
sq. ft.; clearance 17'

Aircraft Parts Plant

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SO,ooO sq. ft.

Combined floor area of the 22 other buildings is 438,000 sq, ft.

MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Horizontal shapers, abrasives, contour sawing and filing machines, etc,

China Aircraft Corporation,

122 15th Street,
San Francisco, California.-Plancor 2124,

Metal forming tools, 447 machines of diversified types. Other types of production equipment, 663 items of wood jointers,

arc welders, saw filers and setters, band saws, spray booths,
furnaces, sand blasters, etc, .

Radio Station

16,730 sq. ft.

Laboratory and testing equipment, hardness testers, etc. 28,470 pneumatic and electric portable tools consisting of rivet guns, drils, etc, NOTE: This plant description is based upon the wartime use

Columbia Broadcasting System,
Delano, California.-Plancor 1985.

of the property prior to its designation as "Surplus", Sub-

Designed for short wave broadcasting, LAND: 640 acres. BUILDINGS: Three buildings, Transmitter, Garage, Pump
House. Total floor area 16,730 sq. ft., réinforced concrete.

sequently, however, the independent disposal of the machinery and equipment has been authorized, and it is possible that all
or part of the original machinery and equipment has been

removed,

UTILITIES: City and local utilty company, TRANSPORTATION: Spur tracks of Santa Fe Railroad.
Parts of this plant have been leased or sold.

EQUIPMENT: Some items of offce furniture and fixtures, UTILITIES: Water from deep well on site. Sewage disposal system on site. Power and light from local utilty company.
San Francisco 0. R. P, D.-BrochwT'e available.

Negotiations may be entered into for the purchase or lease
of all or part of the remainder, or for the purchase of the

entù'e project subject to the provisions of the leases in effect.
Los Angeles 0, R, P. D,-Broehure available.

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AIrcraft Plant
Vultee Field,

Surplus
608,800 sq. ft.

Four 80-ft" 7¥.-ton traveling electric cranes with two-ton

hoists; one hand-operated monorail, one-ton hoist,

Consolidated Vultee Aircraft Corporation,

MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Lathes, miling and shapprocess units for heat treating, chrome plating, painting, etc. Also adequate portable tools and equipment and laboratory equipment,

ing machines, metal forming presses and rolls, degreasers,

1¥. miles south of Downey, California.-Army. LAND: The entire tract of about 165¥. acres is held in fee title by lessee, The War Department has an equitable interest in the property to the extent of partial reimbursement made
to the lessee,

NOTE: This plant description is based upon the wartime use

of the property prior to its designation as "Surplus". Subremoved,

BUILDINGS: The plant consists of a total of 91 buildings and structures, 57 being owned by the operator and 34 having been

sequently, however, the independent disposal of the machinery and equipment has been authorized, and it is possible that all
or part of the original machinery and equipment has been

expansion, The major manufacturing portion of the plant consists of 7 original buildings and 9 War Department sponsored buildings, all of which form one large factory unit with-

sponsored by the War Department as a part of the plant

UTILITIES: City and local utilty company. TRANSPORTATION: Four spur tracks of Pacific Electric
Railway,

buildings are permanent type construction, with steel or reinforced concrete frames. The other buildings are of semipermanent or temporary construction. The total floor area, in square feet, within the buildings comprising the entire plant is as follows: Manufacturing; Operator owned 280,423 sq. ft., War Department Sponsored 438,474 sq, ft" total area 718,897 sq, ft,; Storage, Operator owned, 12,760 sq, ft., War Department Sponsored, 68,886 sq. ft., total 81,646 sq, ft.; Offce; Operator owned 42,400 sq, ft., War Department Sponsored 66,157 sq. ft., total area 108,557 sq. ft,; Laboratory, testing and other, Operator owned 29,160 sq. ft" War Department Sponsored 35,296 sq. ft., total area 64,456 sq. ft,

out partitions. The factory unit, main offce, and engineering

Los Angeles 0, R, P, D,-Brochure available,

Aircraft Service Buildings
128,000 sq. ft.

Douglas Aircraft Company, Inc.,
1380 Sepulveda Boulevard,
Los Angeles, California.-Plancor 795,

Used as an engineering building and cafeteria.

MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Lathes, drils, cutters,
threaders, grinders, borers, milers, dolles, heat-treat furnaces,

hoists, tanks, welders, pumps, etc. Furniture and fitures,

LAND: Approximately 21 acres leased. BUILDINGS: Engineering Building, blackout design; three

factory and cafeteria equipment.

UTILITIES: Distribution systems are part operator and part
War Department owned,

Water furnished by Downey County Water District.
System.
Gas, power and light from local utilty companies.

Sewer connection with Los Angeles County Sanitation District

asphalt tile floor; 116,300 sq, ft, Cafeteria, construction similar to Engineering Building; 50' clear span; 10,460 sq, ft, Also Police Quarters Building, 18' by 30'; and Mock-up Building 26' by 56'; both of frame construction. MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Drafting room, cafeteria, offce, blueprinting and photostat equipment, NOTE: This plant description is based upon the wartime use
of the property prior to its designation as "Surplus". Sub-

arched roof sections spanning 86' each; wood construction;

Los Angeles O. R, P, D.-Brochure available (AP-181).

and equipment has been authorized, and it is possible that all

sequently, however, the independent disposal of the machinery
or part of the original machinery and equipment has been

PenIcilIn Plant

19,840 sq. ft. Cutter Laboratories, Inc"
Berkeley, California.-Plancor 1926.

removed.

UTILITIES: Water and sewage disposal by city.
Power, gas and light from local utilty companies.

Designed for production of penicilin and biological products, LAND: 0.294 acre under 20-year lease.
building, Total floor area 19,840 sq, ft" ceilng height 12'. Air conditioning and refrigeration systems provide temperature
and humidity control for special zones, Sprinklered,
MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Specialized

Los Angeles 0, R. P, D.-Brochure available,

BUILDING: Modern design one-story frame and concrete

AIrcraft ServIce BuildIngs
142,000 sq. ft.

manufacture of penicilin and other biological products. Laboratories equipped for checking and testing, Conveyors pro-

equipment for

Douglas Aircraft Company, Inc.,
5651 West Manchester Boulevard,
Los Angeles, California.-Plancor 890,

vided for movement of product. .
UTILITIES: City and local utilty company.
TRANSPORTATION: Spur track of Southern Pacific Railroad, San Francisco 0, R, P. D.-Brochure available.

AIrcraft Plant

332,000 sq. ft. Douglas Aircraft Company, Inc"
Santa Monica, California,-Plancor 215.

Surplus

Designed to provide facilties for design and experimental tests. LAND: Approximately 13.8 acres. BUILDINGS: Engineering Building, 83,500 sq. ft.; Mock-up Building, 29,000 sq, ft,; Research Building, 18,000 sq. ft., wood frame, siding and trusses, Cafeteria and other buildings,
11,500 sq, ft.

MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Dril presses, grinding, miling machines, bending machines, shears, laboratory and
testing equipment, and furniture and fixtures,

Storage and Crating Building, 123.420 sq, ft.; wood frame; clearances 20' and 23', Exterior walls, wood, Blackout design,
Cafeteria in building serves 400 people,
out design.

LAND: 15 acres. BUILDINGS: Seven buildings, including Warehouse Building, area 103,600 sq, ft" clearance 30'; steel frame, sides and roof galvanized corrugated steel; blackout design.
Spar Cap Building No, 3, 52,730 sq, ft" clearance 21', BlackStorage Sheds, area 41,490 sq, ft,

NOTE: This plant description is based upon the wartime use
of the property prior to its designation as "Surplus". Sub-

sequently, however, the independent disposal of the machinery and equipment has been authorized, and it is possible that all
or part of the original machinery and equipment has been

removed.

UTILITIES: City and local utilty companies.
provisions of the lease in effect,

tiations may be entered into for its purchase subject to the

This plant has been leased for a period of one year. Nego-

All above buildings sprinklered.

Four minor buildings total 10,550 sq. ft" frame construction,

Los Angeles O. R. P. D,-Brochure available.

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Aircraft Plant
982,00 sq. ft.

framing, steel; floors, cement; composition roof with wood
sheathing; sprinklers.
Building No. 12, Sub-Final Assembly, dimensions, 300' by 1,550'

Douglas Aircraft Company, Inc., 3000 Ocean Park Boulevard,
Santa Monica, California.-Plancor 697.

tions, construction same as Building No, 1; sprinklers; airconditioning,
Building No, 13, Sub-Final Assembly, dimensions 300' by 1,300'

by 35' clear height; floor area 488,147 sq. ft" including addi-

LAND: One site owned, adjoining the main Douglas Plant, having area of 130 acres on which the Assembly Building and manufacturing facilties are located. The other site is leased
and contains the Hangar.

by 40' clear height; floor area 409,796 sq. ft., including addi-

tions, construction same as Building No, 1; sprinklers, airconditioning. Building No. 14, Mil Building, dimensions 100' by 300' by 20',
clear height; floor area 30,843 sq, ft., including additions, con-

BUILDINGS: Assembly Building, 1,600' by 350'; floor area 765,500 sq. ft.; wood frame; clearance 20' and 35', Hangar

Building, reinforced concrete frame with steel trusses; floor area 156,890 sq, ft.; clearance to trusses 40'. Minor buildings:
Garage, Shipping Building, Dope and Paint Building, wood

struction same as Building No.1; sprinklers. Building No. 15, Hangar, dimensions 300' by 500' by 40' clear

frame construction, reinforced brick walls, steel trusses; combined floor area 60,000 sq, ft, Sprinklered throughout, MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Drop hammers, presses,

height, floor area 167,196 sq, ft., including additions, construction same as Building No.1; sprinklers, air-conditioning,

Building No. 16, Maintenance, dimensions 180' by 200; by 25'

clear height, floor area 37,090 sq. ft., including additions, con-

bending and crimpi.-ig' machines, heat treat furnaces, sand blasting equipment, electroplating equipment, magnaflux units,

struction same as Building No.1; sprinklers, Building No. 17, dimensions 96' by 301', one-story, floor area
steel; floors, cement; sprinklers; air-conditioning, Building No. 18, Engineering, dimensions 75' by 725', 2 stories

28,896 sq. ft,; walls 8" concrete with brick filler; framing,
with 14' and 13' ceilng heights, floor area 112,065 sq, ft., including additions, walls 8" concrete with brick filler; framing, steel; floors, cement; composition roof with wood sheathing;
one elevator; sprinklers; air-conditioning, Building No. 110T, dimensions 110'6" by 196'6", one story, floor
wood and macadam.

hardness and strength testing-, complete laboratory for testing and calibrating flying instruments. Two 7% ton traveling
bridge cranes and numerous hoists and monorails,

etching equipment, etc. Also complete photographic equipment, large static test columns and beams, equipment for

UTILITIES: City and local utilty companies, TRANSPORTATION: Spur track to Santa Fe Railroad. Los Angeles 0, R. P, D.-Brochure available.

area 21,713 sq, ft" walls, wood frame; framing, wood; floors,

Aircraft Plant

2,90,0 sq. ft.

Nine minor buildings with a total floor area of 22,435 sq. ft, MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Complete equipment for manufacture of airplanes, including all types of machine tools,

Douglas Aircraft Company, Inc" Adjacent to Municipal Airport,
Long Beach, California.-Army,

anodizing equipment, laboratory equipment, portable tools, automotive equipment, etc. NOTE: This plant description is based upon the wartime use

of the property prior to its designation as "Surplus". Subremoved,

LAND: 241.68 acres,

sequently, however, the independent disposal of the machinery and equipment has been authorized, and it is possible that all
or part of the original machinery and equipment has been

BUILDINGS: Building No.1, Final Assembly, dimensions,
300' by 900', 35' clear height, floor area, 281,820 sq, ft., includsprinklers, air conditioning.

framing, cement floor, composition roof with wood sheathing,
Building No.2, Final Assembly, dimensions 300' by 900' by 35'

ing additions, one story, metal, thermax lines walls, steel

UTILITIES: City and local utilty companies. TRANSPORTATION: Union Pacific Railroad siding.
A part of this plant has been leased for a period of five years.

clear height, floor area 282,086 sq, ft., including additions, construction same as Building No, 1, sprinklers, air-conditioning.
Building No, 3, Factory and Subassembly, dimensions 300' by

Negotiations may be entered into for the purchase of leae

of all or part of the remainder, or for purchae of the entire
Los Angeles O. R. P, D,-Brochure available (AP-115),

650' by 22' clear height, floor area, 205,624 sq. ft., including additions, construction same as Building No.1, sprinklers, airconditioning,
Building No, 4, Factory and Subassembly, dimensions, 300' by 650' by 22' clear height, floor area 205,839 sq, ft" including

project subject to the provisions of the lease in effect,

conditioning,

additions, construction same as Building No, 1, sprinklers, airBuilding No.5, Raw Stock and Receiving, dimensions, 300' by 480' by 30' clear height, floor area 156,293 sq, ft., including
sprinklers. Building No.6, Receiving, dimensions, 300' by 480' by 30' clear

Styrene Plant
25,0 toni per year Dow Chemical Company,
Los Angeles, California.-Plancor 929.

additions, construction same as Building No, 1, four cranes,
height, floor area 145,956 sq, ft" including additions, construc-

Designed to produce monomeric styrene for use in manufacturing synthetic rubber,

conditioning,

tion same as Building No.1, four cranes, sprinklers, air-

LAND: 106 acres. BUILDINGS: Twenty-six process structures and buildings of
reinforced concrete construction, with total flóor area 80 000 sq, ft, Eighteen service buildings of concrete construction

Building No, 6A, Receiving Addition, dimensions 300' by 360'

by 30' clear height, floor area 108,931 sq. ft., including addi-

tions, construction same as Building No.1, four cranes,
8" concrete, framing, steel; floors, oak on cement; composition

sprinklers. Building No.7, Offce Building, dimensions 75' by 500', three stories, 12' to 14' ceilng heights, floor area 82,860 sq, ft" walls

totallng 94,000 sq. ft, MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Includes boilers, towers controls, piping, and all other essentials for (1) steam plant
with capacity of 180,000 tons per month; (2) ethylene plant

elevator.

roof with wood sheathing, sprinklers, air-conditioning, one

producing 850 tons per month from alcohol; (3) ethyl benzene
plant, 3,000 tons per month capacity; and (4) finished styrene
plant with output of 2,100 t?ns per month of end product,

Buildings Nos. 8 and No, 9, Restaurant and Personnel: com-

steel; floors, cement, oak on cement and terazzo, composition roof on wood sheathing, sprinklers, air-conditioning.

bined dimensions, 75' by 659', one story, combined floor area, 51,853 sq. ft" including additions, walls, 8" concrete, framing,
Building No. 10, Paint Storage: dimensions 100' by 200' by 14'

Laboratory equipment for testmg and control of rubber ingredients,

UTILITIES: Water for boiler feed by private water company, Water for process, domestic, etc., by City. Sewage disposal by county system.
Power and light, and gas by local utilty company,

Building No.1; sprinklers. Building No. 11, Garage, dimensions 60' by 450', one story,

clear height; floor area 20,452 sq, ft" construction same as
floor area 27,000 sq. ft" walls 8" concrete with brick filler;

TRANSPORTATION: Spur track by Pacific Electric Railway. L08 Angeles O. R. P, D.-Brochure available,

14 (Californa)
Chemical Plant-Sulphuric Acid
65,000 tons per year

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UTILITIES: Water and sewage disposal by city.
Power, light and gas by local utilty company.

General Chemical Company,
Richmond, California,-Plancor 2027,

TRANSPORTATION: Sidings from three railroads. San Francico 0, R. P. D,-Brochure available,

Synthetic Rubber Plant
Steel Foundry
12,00 tons per year
General Metals Corporation,
Corner Edes and 85th A venues,

Surplus

90,000 tons per year

Goodyear Synthetic Rubber Corp.,

(Assignee of Goodyear Tire and Rubber Co. and also U. S, Rubber Co.),
Los Angeles, California.-Plancor 611.

Oakland, California.-Nobs -423, Designed for the production of steel castings for the construction, riwair and conversion of naval vessels,

three separate plants housed in three groups of buildings.

Designed to produce synthetic rubber, Project consists of

bays for wash and locker rooms and storage), Total area,
girders. Purlins, large slow-burning wood; wood-plank roof,

Government has option to purchase, BUILDINGS: Main Building, Foundry, Size 208' by 409'6" with one wing 65' by 185', One story (two stories over nine

LAND: About 19 acres, The land is owned by lessee, but

Each of the three plants is divided into two independent oper-

ating lines, each with an estimated capacity of 15,000 long tons
per year, Total capacity of entire plancor is 90,000 long tons per year.

85,300 sq. ft" ceilng height, 43'6"; clearance, 33'3". Construction, structural steel for main columns, roof beams, and crane
steel sash, Concrete walls up to 8' in height and above that wood construction sheathed with redwood, Floors, 6", concrete
except for small area of dirt floors in molding bay aiid cleaning bay.

LAND: 84,2 acres, BUILDINGS: 31 permanent buildings totallng 359,000 sq. ft. Generally reinforced concrete construction, Six Rubber Process and Storage Buildings, total area 132,000 sq. ft,; three PolyBuildings, total area 75,000 sq, ft,; and nineteen minor buildings totallng 87,000 sq. ft. Also a cooling tower, footings, tank cradles and platforms,

merization Buildings, total area 65,000 sq, ft,; three Pigment

Pattern Buildings. Two; each 55' by 109'; area 6,000 sq. ft.
Sprinklers,

Ceilng, 11'. Reinforced concrete construction throughout.

Offce Building, One story, 50' by 32', area 1,600 sq. ft. Ceiling,9'9". Wood frame, stucco exterior, X-ray Building, One story, 32' by 47'2"; area 1,500 sq. ft"
height 27', reinforced concrete construction,

process piping, etc, Laboratory equipment mostly 'of special
City.

MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Production equipment consists of highly specialized equipment used in manufacture of synthetic rubber, and includes filters, shredders, reactors,

type used in synthetic rubber or plastics laboratories. UTILITIES: Water, sewage disposal, light and power from
Natural gas from utilty company,

Acetylene Building. One story, 25' by 40', area 1,000 sq, ft"
ceilng 16', reinforced concrete construction.

Two Pump Sheds, frame, total area, 220 sq, ft, MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Motive-type sand slinger, 36" by 60" jar roll-overs, 26" by 42" jar roll-overs, Muller-

Steam from adjoining Plancor, TRANSPORTATION: Spur tracks of Southern Pacific R.R. Los Angeles 0, R. P. D,-Brochure ai,ailable,

type mils, sandhandling equipment, light and heavy rollers,
sand hoppers, vibrating shake-out, core-making machine, dropwash, drying, and reclaiming equipment, swing and stand
grinders, hydraulic straightening press, shot-blast room, wheel-

Aircraft Parts Plant
19,650 sq. ft.

bottom charging buckets, magnets, ladles, ladle dryers, slag
abrator, welding units, dust collectors, cutting tables, scales, compressors, hand tools, flask equipment, etc.
Furnaces as follows: Heavy car-type drying oven, complete,

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pots, transfer car, etc" hydraulic blast room complete with sand

Industrial Formings Company,
Burbank, California.-Plancor 463.

Foundry
37,000 sq, ft. Joshua Hendy Iron Works,
Sunnyvale, California.-Plancor 1103.

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4-compartment rack-type oven, complete, drawer-type drying

oven, complete, 20-ton top-charged electric melting, complete,

car-type heat-treating furnaces, complete, induction, including

generators, complete, 1,000,000 volt X-ray, Two 30-ton, three 10-ton, one 15-ton, one 5-ton and one 3-ton cranes, UTILITIES: City and local utilty companies, TRANSPORTATION: Two spur tracks on site connect with
Southern Pacific Railroad.

Shipyard
Kaiser Cargo, Inc"

San Francisco O. R. P, D,-Brochure available (NP-8)

Richmond Yard No, 4, Richmond, California,-Maritime, LAND: About 68,5 acres (3,5 acres under water), BUILDINGS AND STRUCTURES: All wood frame construction, Training School (11,000 sq, ft,), Administration (18,000 sq. ft.), Utilty, three (90,000 sq, ft, total), Cutting Shed (23,000 sq, ft.), Other buildings total about 50,000 sq, ft.

Marine Engine Parts Plant Surplus
28,000 sq. ft. Goldfield Consolidated Mines Company,

Shipways (3), 400' long. Marginal Wharf, 603' long.

(Assignee of Joshua Hendy Iron Works),
Berkeley, California,-Plancor 639,

San Francisco O. R. P. D,

LAND: Approximately 218' by 130', about 2/3 acre.

BUILDING: One story, wooden mil type, concrete wall to
underside steel sash, steel crane runway, sprinklered.

Shipyard
Kaiser Company, Richmond Yard No, 3,
Richmond, California.-Maritime,

MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Lathes, grinders, borers,
hoists, heat treat furnaces, etc. Also one 25-ton, one 10-ton,

two 5-ton and one 3-ton cranes. NOTE: This plant description is based upon the wartime use

of the property prior to its designation as "Surplus". Subsequently, however, the independent disposal of the machinery and equipment has been authorized, and it is possible that all
or part of the original machinery and equipment has been

Five graving basins, 590', Marginal piers (2), 1,575' long, 739' long.

Numerous shipyard buildings mostly of frame construction.

removed,

visions of the lease in effect, San Francico 0, R, P, D,

tions may be entered into for its purchase subject to the pro-

This plant has been leased lor a period 01 years, Negoti

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Aircraf Plant

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Kaiser-Hughes,
Culver City, California,-Plancor 1424.

BUILDING: One story with small mezzanine, Ground floor area 17,500 sq, ft" mezzanine 1,800 sq. ft, Clearance under trusses 16'. Main floor concrete on ground finished with
terior walls of wood with ship-lap siding.
M~CHINi;RY AND EQUIPMENT: Turret lathes, miling machines, grinders, thread milers, driling machines, hydraulic

metallc hardener. Mezzanine floor is wood, Structural framing is combination of steel columns and wood roof trusses. Ex-

Ordnance Forging Plant Surplus
207,500 .... ft.

Kaiser Shell Plant, Kaiser Industries, Four miles southwest of Fontana, California.-Army, Designed for production, machining and annealing of forgings, LAND: About 48 acres. BUILDINGS: Total area about 207,500 sq. ft. Bilet and Forging, area 32,750 sq, ft., clearances 33' and 43'.
Pump and Compressor, area 15,850 sq, ft., clearances 26'. Shipping and Storage, area 19,900 sq. ft., clearances 20'.

press, portable crane, hoists, spray booth, lift trucks, etc. UTILITIES: City and local utilty companies,
TRANSPORTATION: Railroad spur track,

Los Angeles O. R, P, D.-Brochure available (AP-66).

Grain Salvage Plant
18,000 tons per year
Lac Chemicals, Culver City, California.-Plancor 2249,

Machinery and Annealing, area 98,600 sq, ft" clearance 20'. All have concrete floor, steel framing, corrugated metal siding, Administration Building 10,700 sq. ft, Wood frame. Minor structures generally of frame construction. MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Grinders, lathes, millng

Designed to process the waste and residue resulting from
lessee's distiling of industrial alcohol into cattle feed,

machines, honing machine, shapers, dril presses, boring and

mainder extending into city of Los Angeles, ,
orator and its auxilary

LAND: 1.425 acre, %, acre of which is in Culver City re-

manipulators, piercing presses, draw presses, pressure blast machines, nosing presses, magnets, battery charging unit, electric tractor, hydro pneumatic accumulators, air compressors,
tanks, welding machines, electric trucks, pumps, motors, conveyors, coling conveyors, quench tanks, furnces, one 25-ton,

turnng mil, cutting machines, breaking presses, descalers,

BUILDINGS: Evaporator House, houses a three-unit evapequipment, and is 29' by 42'. Foundations, .foors and walls of reinforced concrete, gable roof struc-

height 40' to bottom of trusses, Boiler House has two 200 h,p, steam boilers and their accesso-

tu!e is of wooden trusses, Floor area 1,043 sq. ft., ceilng
2,268 sq. ft., ceilng height 20'.

two 15-ton one 10-ton, two 5-ton cranes. NOTE: Tiis plant description is based upon the war-time use

ries; construction similar to Evaporator House, Floor area
facilities, TRANSPORTATION: Siding of Pacific Electric Railway.

of the property, prior to its designation as "Surplus". Subremoved,

sequently, however, the independent disposal of the machinery and equipment has been authorized, and it is possible that all
or part of the original machinery and equipment has been

UTrr.rTIES: From local utilty companies through lessee's
L08 Angeles 0, R, P, D.-Brochure available,

UTILITIES: Local and utilty companies. TRANSPORTATION: Spurs fromA,T, & S.F. Ry,
LOB AngeleB 0, R. P, D,-Brochure uiaîlable. (AP-57).

Aircraft Plant

940,000 .q. fi. Lockheed Aircraft Corporation,

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Aircraf Engine Parts Plant

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Burbank, California,-Plancor 236.

131,200 .... ft. Kinner Motors, Inc., 635 West Cólorado Street, Glendale, California.-Army,

Aircraft Plant
386,00 .q. ft.
Lockheed. Aircraft Corporation, Burbank, California,-Plancor 1193.

Surplus

Aluminum Foundry
74,530 ...' fi.
Kinney Aluminum Company,
Vernon, Calüornia,-Plancor 2087.

Designed to augment lessee's facilties for production of aircraft and aircraft parts. LAND: There are four parcels as follows: Site for Building No, 182, about 14,04 acres, Site for Engineering Test Building No, 80, about 0,53 acres,
Site for Buildings Nos. 330-334, inclusive, about 19,50 acres. Site for Building No. 230, about 4.27 acres.

Designed for production of small aluminum castings. LAND: Approximately 4%, acres.

BUILDINGS: Factory, brick walls, wood trusses; area 65,000 sq. ft" clearance 13'.

Personnel Building, Locker Building, Garage, Magnesium

Building; total area 9,530 sq, ft. EQUIPMENT: Machine tools, electric dispatch oven and
platform scale.

trusses on wood columns, Truss span 50' on 20' centers. Build-

20', There is also an offce mezzanine 5,000 sq, ft. floor area. Floor divided into four sections by reinforced brick fire walls. Exterior walls of wood sheathing with asbestos shingles. Wood

structure 300' x 680' with floor area 204,000 sq, ft, Clearance

BUILDINGS: Warehouse No. 185-Building is one-story

ing designed to allow operation during blackout-has no windows, Automatic sprinkler system. Cranes-One 5-ton gantry
over railroad spur, Two I-ton cranes in building. Contains

UTILITIES: City and local utilty, companies,
TRANSPORTATION: Siding on propert,
LOB AngeleB O. R, P. D,-Brochure available,

spur tracks from Southern Pacific R.R. Engineering: Test Building, Unit No. 80-Main building of
wood frame, wood columns, girders, joists, and sheathing, with

Aircraft Parts Plant
19,3 .... ft.
Kobe, Inc., 3040 E. Slauson Avenue,

composition roof, Sidewalls sheathing and cement stucco.

Surplus

and 10'5" x 20'2"; test chamber, 10'9" x 42' and 11'4" x 41' Area
building, 5,000 sq. ft,; test chamber, 1,060 sq. ft. .

Test chamber reinforced concrete. Main building is 70'2" x 70'2"

Run-Up Shed No. 330 and No. 331-Each originally open shelter 102' x 361' of wood columns, trusses, purlins, and sheath-

Huntington Park, California.-Army.
Uiied for production of landing gears and other aircraft parts.

Building is an extension to existing building of lessee. LAND: About 0.42 acres, leased.

ing with compo roof, Completely enclosed later with end walls of wood an~ cement plaster inside and out and rollng steel doors on sides. Total area about 39,000 sq, ft., including
offce lean-to of 20' x 102'. Clearance 20' to underside truss. Offce and Hydraulic Building No, 332-L-shaped, size 50'6" x

16 (California)
121' plus 60' x 60', Area, 16,280 sq. ft., including part second floor, Clearance in high portion, 29'; in offce, 10', Wood frame,
wood columns, steel beams, wood joist, wood trusses and sheathMonorail system installed, Sprinkler

Shipping and Grinding Building, frame construction, bow-

ed,

ing with gravel-compo roof, All exterior surfaces plastered. Pilot House and Reservoir-No. 333-Reinforced concrete reswood joist, wood purlins and sheathing with composition roof,
Building 90' x 96' with addition on north 21' x 66' and lean-to

string type trusses; clearances 12' and 20', Floor area about
12,400 sq. ft, Other buildings, 7,400 sq, ft., frame,

ervoir 10'3" deep under the building, Three-story building,

wood frame with steel bracing. Wood columns steel girders,

MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Lathes, miling machines, grinding machines, driling machines, heat treating unit, sandblast outfit, spray booths, plating installation, etc,

UTILITIES: City and local utilty companies,
TRANSPORTATION: Spur track from Southern Pacific R. R,

on east 20' x 48', Total area about 20,600 sq, ft. Clearances
about 10',

Run-Up Shed No, 3-Building No. 334-0pen shed, 32' x 480' of wood columns and bracing, wood roof trusses, purlins and

Los Angeles 0, R. P, D.-Brochure available,

asphalt. .
sq, ft. Clearance 20'. Sprinklered,

sheathing with gravel-compo roof, North, south, and east

walls closed. down to a point 20' above floor with corrugated
Offces frame and cement plaster, 32' x 61'. Total area, 17,000

Shipyard Surplus
Marinship Corporation

Tool Control Storage Building No, 230-First floor constructed of reinforced concrete 4" thick. Exterior walls of wood studs
Exterior sash are steel factory type, Roof purlins are supported by 60' wood Archrib trusses running north and south resting on wood columns spaced 20' center to center. Building is 200' wide and 400' long, and has covered loading dock on the east, 20" wide and 390' long, A reinforced brick fire wall

Sausal:to, California.-Maritime, LAND: 206 acres (including 99 acres under water) BUILDINGS AND STRUCTURES: Plate Shop (110,000 sq. ft.), Sub Assembly (97,000 sq. ft.) of structural steel, wood

and diagonal sheathing with cement plaster on the outside.

divides the building into two equal parts, Floor area of building is 79,202 sq. ft., area of covered dock is 7,800 sq, ft. Ceilng clearance from floor to bottom chords of trusses is 20', Automatic wet type sprinkler system covers entire building,

tion, .

Yard Offces and Mold Loft (107,000 sq. ft.), Warehouse and General Store (122,000 sq, it,), Outfitting Shop (31,000 sq. ft.),

covered. Machine Shop (27,000 sq. ft,) General Shop (38,000 sq, ft.),

Administration (26,000 sq, ft,) and others all wood construc-

Shipways (6), 566'. Finger Piers (2), 664'.

MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Derricks, hoists, gantry
chines, electrical shop equipment, sheet metal shop equipment, etc.

bile cranes, machine tools, welding equipment, bending maUTILITIES: City and lòcal utilty.
San Francico 0, R, P. D.

cranes, 0, H, cranes, jib cranes, locomotives, crawler and mo-

MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Machine Tools-rils,

filing machines, grinders, lathes, miling machines, sawing mascales, etc. About 1,600 items including straightedges, micrometers, sanders, saws, vises, etc.

chines, shapers, bending machines, brakes, presses, dolles, gages, racks, sanders, tables, tote boxes, trailers, trucks, floor
UTILITIES: By city of Burbank and public utilties, Los Angeles 0, R, P, D,-Brochure available,

Aluminum Powder Plant 3,600,00 Ib.. per year
Merril Products Company
Emeryvile, California.-Plancor 2109.

Aircraft Service Center Surplus
328,3 iq. ft.
Lockheed Aircraft Corporation
Van Nuys, California.-Plancor 1997.

Facilities tied in with lessee plant. LAND: Two leased parcels; total 17,500 sq, ft. BUILDINGS: Screening House, 16' by 22', light frame construction, Bag House, 12' by 20', steel frame.
ceivers, piping, valves, switches, controls, gas burners, etc., in
bag assemblies, one cyclone, vibrating screens, vibrating shak-

Designed for modification and servicing of airplanes. LAND: Two parcels, total 77 acres. BUILDINGS: Two Hangars, each with lean-to, and each 320'
by 400'; stucco on wood frame exterior walls, wood columns,

EQUIPMENT: Two furnaces, two compressors, two air released building, Screening House and Bag House contain two
UTILITIES: City and local utilty company. TRANSPORTATION: Spur track of Southern Pacific Railroad.

and roof trusses; combined floor area 256,000 sq. ft, Clear-

Warehouse, brick exterior walls, floor area 16,000 sq, ft,; ceiling height 20'. Ten minor buildings and barracks, 66,300 sq, ft. floor area; wood and brick construction. MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Driling, grinding and miling machines, presses, rolls, flaring and beading machines, anvils, blowers, spray booths, compressors and furnaces; also portable tools, laboratory and testing equipment and furniture
and fixtures,

ance 35'.

ers, fans, motors, etc.

San Francico 0, R. P, D.-Brochure available,

Aircraft Modification Center 498,6 ... ft.
Modification Center No.1 6 miles East of Daggett, California. Project designed for the modification completed planes by the

NOTE: This plant description is based upon the wartime use
of the property prior to its designation as "Surplus". Subse-

quently, however, the independent disposal of the machinery

and equipment has been authorized, and it is possible that all or part of the original machinery and equipment has been removed,

addition of special fittings and equipment. Housing and rec-

visions of the lease in effect,

UTILITIES: City systems. This plant has been leased for a period of 4% years. Negotia tions may be entered into for its purchase subject to the pro-

vided, The very dry climate eliminates almost entirely corrosive action on machinery. Infrequency of storms and favorable climate permits many industrial operations to be accomplished outdoors,

reational facilties for the entire personnel employed is pro-

Los Angeles O. R, P, D.-Brochure available,

fenced area of the Modification Center and the remainder of the leased area is unused and unfenced, Land leased from
County of San Bernardino.

LAND: Total about 1,099 acres. About 1,035 acres are within

Aircraft Parts Plant

100,0 iq. ft.

BUILDINGS: Total area within buildings about 498,600 sq. ft. Barracks (Some 20 buildings) total area 147,000 sq, ft. Two
story Frame Construction.
floors and wood framing,

Menasco Manufacturing Company,
Burbank, California.-Plancor 183.

Cottages-20-total area 18,400 sq, ft,
Hangar Sheds-(4)-total about 218,000 sq. ft, COl'crete

LAND: 8 acres, BUILDINGS: Main Factory Building, one store, steel and concrete, clearances 14' and 23'. Floor area 81,600 sq, ft,

floor, wood framing.

Hangars-21,400 sq, ft. and another 26,000 sq, ft. Concrete

(Calfornia) 17

Hangar shop-21,000 sq. ft, concrete floor and wood framing.

MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT:' Includes pulverizer, tanks,
mixer units, cutting and straightening machines, rod-feeding and stripping units, extruding machines, baking ovens, wire-

MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Lathes, grinders, dril presses, saws, heat treat furnace, squaring power shear, tube
machine, drils, riveters, sandblast cabinet, power brake, quench tank (heat treat), compressors, portable generator,

scales, hand hoists, painting equipment, degreaser unit, jacks, pumps, etc.
furniture, offce furniture and equipment, etc.

washing machines, scales, etc. UTILITIES: Local utilty companies. San Francisco O. R. P, D.-Brochure available (NP-34).

Furniture and Fixtures-Numerous items including household
furniture, hospital equipment, cafeteria equipment, factory

Aircraft Parts Plant
56,500 sq. ft. National Supply Company,
Torrance, California.-Plancor 308.

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UTILITIES: Water-Two wells on site, Sewer-Disposal plant on site. Power and Light-Furnished by California Electric Company,
TRANSPORTATION: Railroad-Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe

Railroad runs through portion of site.

Steel Plant Facilities
6,840 sq. ft.
National Supply Company,
1524 Border A venue,

Los Angeles O. R, P, D,-Brochure available (AP-f¿).

Gasoline Refinery-100 Octane Surplus
2,000 barrels per day

Mohawk Petroleum Corporation,
Three miles west of the City of Bakersfield, California,-

ings and gun forgings.

Torrance, California.-Army. Extension to lessee facilties used in production of tank castLAND: About 8,000 sq, ft, leased. Land is in lessee's plant. BUILDING: Addition to lessee building, one store, 6,840 sq. ft.,
clearance 29', concrete floor, structural steel framing, corru-

Plancor 1041.

LAND: 20 acres BUILDINGS: About twenty service and functional units. Total
area about 30,000 sq. ft. All buildings have concrete foundations, generally brick walls and concrete slab roofs. Several

gated asbestos cement and corrugated iron siding, MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: 2 annealing furnaces, car

are air-conditioned,

bottom types, 3' by 6' by 12', 2 recirculating furnaces, car bottom type, 3' by 6' by 12', oil quench tank, water quench
tank, one 10-ton bridge crane,

are thermal reforming and gas concentration unit, isomeriza-

MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Major functional units

tion unit, HF alkylation unit and isopentane splitting unit,
85,000 barrels; pressure; 18,000 barrels.

Accessory facilties include Ethyl blending plant, cooling tower, and loading rack. Tankage capacity-atmospheric;

UTILITIES: City and local utilty companies, Los Angeles O. R. P, D.-Brochure available,

UTILITIES: Water by well on site,
Power and light by local utilty company, Plant has 4 boilers with a total capacity of 170,000 pounds of steam per hour.

Aircraft Parts Plant
397,000 sq. ft.

Northrop Aircraft, Inc.,
Hawthorne, California.-Plancor 1469,

TRANSPORTATION: Siding of A, T. & S, F, Railroad, A portion of plant has been leased for a period of two years.
the provisions of the lease in effect.

units and parts,

Designed for the manufacture and assemble of large metal

Negotiations may be entered into for its purchase subject to
San Francisco 0, R, P, D.-Brochure available.

LAND: 46% acres owned, 1.2 acres leased, BUILDINGS: Assembly Building, 400' by 420'; floor area 210,000 sq. ft.; timber framing; clearance 33',
ance 25',

Radio Station

Factory, floor area 110,000 sq, ft,; timber framing; clearProcess Building, Offce Building, Research Building, Test

16,740 sq. ft. National Broadcasting Company
7% miles from Dixon, California,-Plancor 1986.

Designed for short wave broadcasting,
LAND: 640 acres.

BUILDINGS: Three buildings, Transmitter, Garage, Pump
House. Total floor area 16,740 sq. ft" reinforced concrete. EQUIPMENT: Some items of offce furniture and fixtures. UTILITIES: Water from well. Sewage disposal by septic tank,
Power and light from local utilty company.

Building, Hangar, Radar Building, Warehouse, Cafeteria and Power House have combined floor area of 77,000 sq. ft, MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Boring machines, dril presses, bench grinders, etc. Roll forming machines, nibbling machines, arc welders, riveters, shears, etc. Also four 5-ton electric cranes and three 2-ton cranes, UTILITIES: City and local utilty company, TRANSPORTATION: Sidings of Pacific Electric Railway. Los Angeles 0, R, P, D.-Brochure available.

Aircraft Plant
1,000,000 sq. ft.

Surplus

San Francisco O. R. P, D,-Brochure available.

North American Aviation, Inc.,
Adjacent to South Boundary of Los Angeles

Welding Rod Plant
25,000 sq. ft.
National Cylinder Gas Corporation,

Surplus

Municipal Airport, Inglewood, California,-Plancor 27,

On the Mormon Channel of the San Joaquin River,
Stockton, California.-N obs 663.

owned, 5.35 acres leased. BUILDINGS:

LAND: 3 sites approximately :J to % mile apart. 40 acres
Tooling Building: 300' x 500', one story, 150,000 sq. ft, with

Used for the manufacture of welding rods,

LAND: About 1.1 acres,

mezzanine, 32,000 sq. ft.; steel framing; sawtooth roof; clear-

BUILDING: An existing building (some repairs required) ;
Brick walls on two sides, frame stud walls on two sides covtrusses, roof is saw-tooth construction,

one story, about 25,000 sq. ft., floor area and clearance 16',

ance 30'; monorail system, 2 elevators, sprinklers. Advanced Production Building: one story, 114,000 sq. ft" with mezzanine, 27,000 sq, ft.; steel framing; sawtooth roof; 100' by
200' spans.

ered with corrugated galvanized-iron siding, Floors are concrete throughout, Interior columns 10" by 10" wood, wood

Parts Handling Building: 400' by 880'; one story warehouse,
352,000 sq, ft,; 2-story offce area, 68,400 sq. ft.; brick walls;

wood framing; columns spaced 20' by 40'; warehouse clearance

18 (California)
25'; sprinklers; loading dock 55.000 sq. ft,
framing; clearance 14'.
Two Cafeterias: area 45,000 sq. ft,

Warehouse: 250' by 260', area 65,260 sq. ft.; one-story; wood

Steel Tubing Plant Surplus
24,100 tons per year

Engineering Building: two-story; frame; 96,000 sq. ft.

Pacific Tube Company 5710 Smithway Street,
Los Angeles, California,-Plancor 1567.

MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Production equipment consisting of finishing machines, die-making machines, automatic screw machines, cloth cutters, sewing machines,' spot
welders, welding machines, trucks, etc.

tubing.

Designed for the production of seamless and welded steel
LAND: 16 acres. BUILDINGS: Three factory buildings, steel framing, corru-

presses, shapers, shears, and metal forming tools. 8,700 items
of offce and cafeteria equipment,

Machine tools include borers, lathes, milers, grinders, planers,

UTILITIES: City and local utilty company, TRANSPORTATION: Spur track of AT & SF Railway.
A part of this plant has been sold. Negotiations may be entered into for the purchase or lease of all or part of the re-

gated metal walls; total area 115,000 sq. ft.; clearances 19' to 22', Offce, one-story, frame and stucco; area 3900 sq. ft.

mainder,

straighteners and two tube reducing machines, machine tools, heat treat furnaces, generator sets, etc, Laboratory contains a tensile testing machine and other items.
Six cranes, capacities 3 to 6 tons.

EQUIPMENT: Seven steel tube draw benches, three tube

Los Angeles 0. R, P. D.-Brochure available.

Precision Partssq. ft, Plant Surplus 74,500
Pacific Aviation, Inc., Century and Lincoln Boulevards,
Los Angeles, California.-Plancor 828.

UTILITIES: City and local utilty company. TRANSPORTATION: Spur tracks of Union Pacific R.R. Los Angeles 0. R. P. D.-Brochure available.

Shipyard
Permante Metals Corporation
Richmond Yard #1
Richmond, California.-Maritime.

LAND: 15 acres, BUILDINGS: Manufacturing and Commissary Buildings, one
story wood with stucco walls; ceilng heights 12'; factory area

Minor buildings total 3,760 sq, ft., wood construction, MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Miling machines, lathes, planers, presses, shaping machines, band saws, elevating tables, floor cranes, etc. NOTE: This plant description is based upon the wartime use

52,000 sq. ft.; offce 16,000 sq. ft.; commissary 3,770 sq. ft.

LAND: 127 acres (including 14 acres under water). BUILDINGS AND STRUCTURES: Plate Shop (128,000 sq. ft,) steel framing, contains fourteen bridge cranes.
Administration (27,000 sq ft.), Fitting Warehouse (44,700 sq.

ft,), General Stores (53,000 sq. ft.), Mold Loft (67,000 sq. ft,),
Machine Shop (29,000 sq. ft,), Overflow Warehouse (48,000
sq. ft.), and others are all wood construction,

of the property prior to its designation as "Surplus", Subsequently, however, the independent disposal of the machinery
removed.

Shipways (7), 470', Marginal Piers (2), 1945', 300'. San Francisco 0, R, P. D.

and equipment has been authorized, and it is possible that all

or part of the original machinery and equipment has been

Shipyard
Permante Metals Corporation Richmond Shipyard #2
Richmond, California.-Maritime,

visions of the lease in effect. Los Angeles 0, R. P. D.-Brochure available.

UTILITIES: City and local utilty companies, This plant has been leased for a period of five years. Negotiations may be entered into for its purchase subject to the pro-

LAND: 480 acres (including 115 acres under water), BUILDINGS AND STRUCTURES: Covered Assembly Building (180,000 sq. ft.).
thirty-eight bridge cranes, Electric Shop (27,000 sq. ft,), Craft (27,000 sq, ft.), Fittings
Warehouses, two (85,000 sq, ft.), General Warehouse (22,000

Plate Shop (141,000 sq. ft.) of steel construction, total of

Tire Plant

17,700 sq. ft.

Pacific Rubber and Tire Manufacturing Company
4901 East 12th Street,
Oakland, California.-Plancor 1976.

sq. ft,), Machine Shop (51,000 sq. ft.), Warehouses two (70,000 sq. ft.), Warehouse A (221,500 sq. ft.), Personnel (45,000 sq.
ft.) and others all wood frame construction,

Designed to increase lessee's facilties for production of tires. LAND: About 0.24 acre. BUILDING: An extension to and opening into lessee's building. Two-story reinforced-concrete, concrete slab on ground, topped with %" of Duracrete. Second floor of concrete girder, beam, and slab construction. Concrete slab deck with built-up roofing. Area first floor 9,275 sq. ft., clearance, 13'6" to bottom
girder; area second floor, 8,431 sq. ft., clearance, 12'1" to bot-

Shipways (12). Marginal Pier, 300'.
Finger Piers (3), 540' by 114' each,

San Francisco 0, R, P, D,

Magnesium Plant Surplus
20,000,000 Ibs. yearly Permanent Metals Corporation,
Manteca, California.-Plancor 707,

tom girder. Building is sprinklered. MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Three Banbury mixers, two twin sheeting mils, three single sheeting mils, tire-building machines, tire presses, tire molds, tire-building drums,
band-building machines, bead-flipping machines, 8" tuber, 66"

bias cutter, calendar, fabric dipping equipment, motors, generators, controls, etc.

Designed for production of magnesium metal. Plant equipped for production of magnesium alloys, LAND: Approximately 138 acres. BUILDINGS: Two furnace buildings, one story and basement,

UTILITIES: City and local utilty company, TRANSPORTATION: Railroad, Spur track on lessee plant connects with major railroads.
visions of the lease in effect. San FraAcisco 0, R, P, D,-Brochure available,

tions may be entered into for its purchase subject to the pro-

This plant has been leased for a period of 5 years. Negotia-

area 258,830 sq. ft. Foundry Building, Mil Buildings, Pellet Building, Offce Building and minor buildings, total 38,600 sq. ft. Construction generally frame with galvanized iron sidings, MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Three Raymond mils,
capacity 21,000 pounds fine per hour, complete with pneumatic classifying and dust collecting systems; Symons cone crusher;

concrete walls, galvanized iron sides, clearance 20', total floor

marek-Creaves briquetting presses; pellet handling equipment;

Alls-Chalmers tube mil; Syntron electric feeder; eight Ko-

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two Kuntz 8' x 26'6" agitator type hydrators, capacity each

draft brick furnaces; one 100 ton hydraulic press, special design; retort residue handling equipment. Two 5-ton cranes, UTILITIES: Water from three wells on site.
Sewage septic tanks and disposal beds on site,
Gas and light from local utilty company.

14 tons hydrate per hour; 64 specially designed, gas fired, up-

Launching Ways: Launching ways are supported on pilng,
between the third and fourth shipways.

Truck Crane Ramps: These are earth ramps approximately 27' by 300', located between the first and second shipways and

struction.
648'.

Outfitting Trestle for Wooden Ships: Timber pile-bent conOutfitting Marginal Wharf: A timber pile-bent wharf, 32' by

road. San Francisco 0, R, P, D.-Brochure available.

TRANSPORTATION: Spur track of Southern Pacific Rail-

timber-trestle craneways, one trestle dividing the east and

Outfitting Trestle: Timber-pile wharf, 40' by 1,200' in size, Trestle Crane ways: Serving the two drydock basins are three
craneways provide a roadway for servicing the drydock basins
of timber pile-bent construction.

Service Buildings
62,000 sq. It,
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west basins and called the center craneway, and a trestle craneway 134' on centers of each side of the center craneway. These

and support for the Colby cranes. The trestle craneways are

and-Evans,

San Francisco, California,-Plancor 2335,

MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Typical shipyard equipment, machine tools, welding equipment, etc.
trackage,

Tube and Pipe Plant
187,500 sq. ft. Phelps Dodge Copper Products Corporation,
Los Angeles, California.-Plancor 173,

UTILITIES: City and local utilties. TRANSPORTATION: Western Pacific R. R. serves plant

San Francisco 0. R, P. D.-Brochure availa,ble (NP-55).

Designed for manufacture of tubes and drawn pipe from ingot
copper, tin and nickeL.

Aircraft Parts Plant

, area 172,000 sq ft.; clearances 20' to 35',

LAND: 41. 3 acres. BUILDINGS: Main Factory Building, one story, steel frame;
Offce and other buildings, 15,500 sq, ft, MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Furnaces: 7 induction, electric; 1 rotary hearth bilet; 1 sloping hearth bilet heating;
and 6 annealing.
One 2,200-ton hydraulic extension press, piercing mil, air

Rheem Manufacturing Company
Maywood, California,-Plancor 1674.

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Aircraft Parts Plant Surplus
(Bomb racks, bay doors, etc.)
398,000 sq. ft.
Rohr Aircraft Corporation, Chula Vista, California,-Plancor 993.

compressors, motor generators, etc.

machine, metalloscope, etc. Cranes: three 5-ton, two 7%-ton, one 10-ton. There are also conveyors.

Laboratory and testing equipment: 30,000 lb, tensile testing

LAND: 32.05 acres, BUILDINGS: Main Factory, om; story, 250' by 700', floor area 175,000 sq. ft.; wood frame, bow type trusses; clearance 20',

reservoir. Sewer connects to county system, Power and light by public utilty company. TRANSPORTATION: Siding of Pacific Electric Railway, Los Angeles 0, R, P. D.-Brochure available.

UTILITIES: Water by public utilty company; 150,000 gal.

Hangar, one story, 200' by 500', area 100,000 sq, ft.; steel
frame, electrically operated doors; clearances 20' and 35',

Maintenance Buiiaing, Administration Building, Engineering and Laboratory Building, three Warehouses, and Cafeteria
have combined area of 123,400 sq. ft.; generally wood construction.
ing machines, press breaks, furnaces, spot welders, etc.

MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Miling and boring machines, grinders, drop hammers, hydraulic presses, tube bendMain factory has two overhead traveling cranes; Maintenance

Shipyard
Pollock Stockton Shipbuilding Company,
Stockton, California.-Nobs 676.

Building, one 5-ton overhead traveling crane. NOTE: This plant description is based upon the wartime use
of the property prior to its designation as "Surplus", Subse-

A complete shipyard and appurtenances including land, buildings and structures, piers and ways, drydock basins and undocking gates, services, and miscellaneous.

quently, however, the independent disposal of the machinery
or part of the original machinery and equipment has been

and equipment has been authorized, and it is possible that all
removed.

LAND: About 65 acres leased by the city to the operating
company, with the lease assignable to the U, S, Government,

BUILDINGS: Numerous shop and service structures. Larger
units are: Administration Building. Two story T-shaped build-

UTILITIES: City and local utilty companies,
Part of this plant has been sold, Negotiations may be entered into for purchase or lease of the portion remaining,

ing of wood construction 40' by 200' with the south leg of the T 28' by 40'. The frame of the building is covered with 1" by 8"

rustic siding. The concrete first floor is painted and interior
walls are panel plywood and wallboard, Machine Shop Buildstruction 40' by 180', 25' and 12' clearances

Los Angeles 0, R, P, D,--Brochure available,

ing, Tool Storage, Rigging Loft, and Blacksmith and Electrical Shop Additions. The machine shop building is of frame conto bottom of

Aircraft Plant

trusses. The floor is 3" black top, A 4-ton hand-operated crane,
and the electrical repair shop has a 2-ton traveling crane,

292,00 sq. ft. Ryan Aeronautical Corporation,

Mold Loft and Joiner Shop, of wood construction, 60' by 220'. The building being one large rectangular room. Monitor-type ventilation runs the length of the building. Outfitting Warehouse: Wood frame building, 60' by 260', with
12' clearance from floor to bottom of trusses. It is all one area

San Diego, California.-NOa-130. LAND: Leased from City for long term. Buildings utilze an
area of about 13 acres.

BUILDINGS: Final Assembly No. 140. Area 112,400 sq. ft., 200' by 570', clearance 35', concrete, floor, wood timber construction with wood roof trusses, clear span 200'. Sprinklered.
mezzanine 95' by 305' and leanto 20' by 152'. Main floor cleargated siding. Sprinklered.

with standard wood warehouse storage bins occupying most of
the space, The grade floor of warehouse is 3" black top. Automatic set sprinkler system, Balance of units total some 50,000 sq. ft. Also large area of

Sub-Assembly No. 140a. Area 95,300 sq. ft., 306' by 215' with

ance 25', concrete main floor, structural steel framing, corruOffce, two-story, frame stucco, total area 35,800 sq. ft. Offce and Cafeteria, two story, frame, stucco, total area 24,000 sq. ft, Compressor Room, Fire House, Boiler Room, Gate House, Metal

assembly and open storage platforms. Shipways: Four sets of ways were built, A truck-crane trestle was built between ways Nos. 1 and 2 and between Nos. 3 and
4. Each shipway is of timber pile-bent construction.

20 (California)
Drawing Building, Salvage, Target Butt, Transportation Building, total area about 25,000 sq. ft., construction either wood

Butadiene Plant
15,000 short tons per year

frame or masonry.

Other units include Spray Booth, Toilets,

Standard Oil Company of California
El Segundo, California.-Plancor 1593,

UTILITIES: City and local utilty companies,
Los Angeles O. R. P. D.

Designed to produce butadiene by the Houdry Catalytic process for dehydrogenation of normal butane,

Ammunition Loading Plant
107,862 sq. ft. San Bernardino CWS Plant. Day and Night Flare Corporation,

LAND: Three parcels totallng 8% acres leased land, BUILDINGS: Nine buildings totallng 29,000 sq, ft, floor
area, Buildings generally are frame, wood, corrugated iron

siding.

EQUIPMENT: Plant includes following major functional
Extraction System, Salt Water Pumping System, Steam Generating System, Storage Equipment and Piping, Equipment is of refinery type and includes towers, furnaces, condensers, heat exchangers, instruments, storage spheres, etc. UTILITIES: Sea water for process from salt water pumping station.
utility companies. TRANSPORTATION: Railroad spur tracks on site. Los Angeles 0, R. P. D.-Brochure available.
units: Reactor System, Compressor and Absorption System,

trussed rafter frame, wood siding walls, Four Assembly Buildings, three one-story; one two-story; 4,760
siding. Three Storage Buildings, one-story, total area 10,160 sq, ft" same construction as other storage buildings,
construction except composition roof,

sq, ft. each, wood and concrete slab floor, wood stud and
sq. ft. each, concrete slab floors, wood posts and beams, wood

San Bernardino, California.-Army. LAND: Approximately 637 acres, leased. BUILDINGS: Thirteen Storage Buildings, one-story, 6,000

Domestic water from city. Gas, power and light from local

Two Warehouse Buildings, one-story, 18,430 sq, ft. each, same

MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Loading presses, crimping machines, dough mixers, powder mixing machines, with

Gasoline Refinery, 100 Octane Surplus
8,000 barrels per day

complement of portable tools. .

Santa Fe R. R. Los Angeles 0, R, P, D.

UTILITIES: City and local utilty companies, Sewer systems within site, TRANSPORTATION: Main line of the Atchison, Topeka and

Standard Oil Company of California
Richmond, California,-Plancor 1833,

LAND: Approximately 40.8 acres; leased; located within refinery of lessee; divided into three areas, 28.5, 12.0, and 0,3

acres,

Butadiene Plant
30,000 tons per year

Shell Union Oil Company
Los Angeles, California.-Plancor 963,

including various control houses, compressor buildings, pump houses, warehouses and storage buildings, machine shop, laboratory, offce building, etc. Construction generally frame; some brick, concrete and structural steel.

BUILDINGS: Nineteen buildings, total area 57,250 sq, ft"

Designed to produce butadiene from butyl-butylene furnished
by others, also to purify butadiene. Plant consists of complete

EQUIPMENT: Thermofor Catalyst Cracker; T, C, C, Recovery Unit; Alkylation Unit; Isomerization Unit; Distilation Unit; Boiler Plant (240,000 Ibs./hr. of steam); Tankage
Domestic water from municipal system,

Butylene Preparation, Catalytic Dehydrogentation, Gas Re-

covery, Butadiene Purification, General Facilties, and Storage units. LAND: Approximately 95 acres,

UTILITIES: Process water from salt water pumping station.

(atmospheric 250,000 bbls., pressure 12,000 barrels),

Light and power from local utilty company,

BUILDINGS: Administrative, repair' and servce buildings and functional units such as control houses, compressor building, etc" forty structures. Total floor area 87,000 sq, ft., one
heat exchanger, reactors, compressors, controls, pressure storage tanks, etc.

TRANSPORTATION: Siding of Belt Line Railroad,
San Francisco O. R, P, D.-Brochure available.

story, wood frame and brick construction. MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Towers, pressure vessels,

Oxygen Plant Surplus
46,080,000 cubic feet per year

UTILITIES: City and local utilties company, TRANSPORTATION: Siding of Pacific Electric Railway, Los Angeles 0, R, P, D.-Brochure available.

Stuart Oxygen Company,
San Francisco, California.-Plancor 1201.
Additional facilties to lessee's plant,

Butadiene Plant
35,000 tons per year

LAND: 10,450 sq. ft, EQUIPMENT: Three air compressors, oxygen column, soda
tower, eight air drying cylinders, three oxygen drying cylin-

Southern California Gas Company,
Los Angeles, California.-Plancor 1167,

ders, two purge bottles, transformer, oxygen holder, hoists,
boiler, tanks, vibrators, acetylene cylinders, etc,

NOTE: Portion equipment installed in lessee plants,
San Francisco O. R. P, D.

lene fraction, The product is shipped to others for final purification.

Designed for production of butadiene from a butadiene-buty-

ments.

LAND: 1.58 acres owned and about 26 acres covered by ease-

Shipyard
151,800 sq. ft. Tavares Construction Company, Inc.,
National City, California.-Plancor 407.

and compressor station. Production equipment is intermingled with lessee facilities. Equipment is of refinery type, i.e, towers, heat exchangers, controls, piping, etc. UTILITIES: Local utility companies. Los Angeles O. R. P. D.-Brochure available.

BUILDINGS: Fourteen service buildings; one story, wood frame and masonry; total floor area 20,000 sq. ft. EQUIPMENT: Functional units consist of absorption plant

Designed for construction of concrete barges, Capacity, four
barges per month,

LAND: 69,2 acres. BUILDINGS: 53 buildings with total floor area of 151,800 sq. ft,; wood frame construction. MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Four Gantry cranes,

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machine tools, miscellaneous tools, offce furniture and equipment,

Chemical Plant, Potassium Perchlorate Surplus
5,520,000 Ibs. per year

panies, Sewage disposal by City system.

UTILITIES: Water, power and light by local utilty com-

Western Electrochemical Company
Los Angeles, California.-Plancor 1873.

TRANSPORTATION: Siding of Santa Fe Railroad. Los Angeles O. R. P. D.-Brochure available,

Ammunition Plant

74,6 sq. ft. Turlock CWS Plant, Turlock, California,-Army,
Day and Night. Flare Corporation

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LAND: Three acres. BUILDINGS: Four buildings, total area 34,400 sq. ft.; oneand two-story; reinforced concrete; clearances 20' to 30'. MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Electrolytic cell units,
unit, generator sets, etc. UTILITIES: City and local utilty company. NOTE: This plant description is based upon the wartime use of the property prior to its designation as "Surplus". Subse
quently, however, the independent disposal of the machinery
ammonia compressor, complete dryer assembly, gas scrubber

Ship Repair Facilties
25,500 sq. ft. United Engineering Company, Lt., San Francisco, California,-Nobs-246,

Surplus

and equipment has been authorized, and it is possible that all
or part of the original machinery and equipment has been

removed.

LAND: Site 1, about .387 acre, owned by lessee (Repair Shop,

by Navy (Plate Shop, Fremont and Folsom Streets),

Folsom and Steuart Streets). Site 2, about 0.269 acre, owned

Los Angeles O. R.P. D.-Brochure available,

divided into three longitudinal bays, One-story with partial mezzanine for offce space, total area, 18,906 sq, ft" clearance, 24', Timber frame, asbestos siding, asphaltic concrete floor,
tar and gravel roof. The west bay is serviced by two 6-ton floor-operated bridge cranes ~nd four I-ton floor-operated

BUILDrNGS: Repair Shop. This building is 137'6" by 137'6",

Shipyard
Western Pipe & Steel Company

hoists on bridge cranes, The center bay carries a 20-ton bridge
divided into two aisles 22'8" by 137'6".

crane, Crane girder is a wooden truss, The east bay is subPlate Shop: This building is about one-half mile from the
repair shop, Construction of building similar to Repair Shop.

The Plate Shop is divided into two longitudinal bays 44'9" by 100' and 26' by 100', clearance 21'6", laminated columns, asphaltic concrete on crushed gravel base. Main bay, one story,
Toolroom, two stories, Main bay, 4,241 sq, ft., Toolroom bay, 2,426 sq. ft., Main bay clearance 31'6", Toolroom bay clearance, first floor 13', second floor 12'.

San Francisco, California.-Maritime, LAND: 206 acres (Including 166 acres under water), BUILDINGS AND STRUCTURES: Layout & Fabrication Shop (113,500 sq, ft.), Mold Loft Warehouse (61,000 sq, ft,), New Fabricating Shop (32,000 sq. ft.), Old Fabricating Shop (35,000 sq. ft.), Steel Building (26,000 sq, ft,) of wood or steel with galvanized iron sheathing. Administration Building (16,500 sq, ft.), Frame Shop (27,600 sq, ft.), General Warehouse (170,000 sq, ft.) and other warehouses, utilty buildings,

etc., all of wood construction, MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Derricks, hoists,gantr

MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Air compressor, annealing furnace, surface lay-out table, forging hammer, arc-welding machines, shear, vertical, heavy-duty metal band saws, power hacksaws, press brake, boriIlg, driling, i,illing, and ,tapping machines, punch press, boring and drilling machines,
radial driling machines, grinding machines, floor grinders,

mobile cranes, machine tools, welding equipment, bending machines, electrical and copper shop equipment.

cranes, overhead cranes, jib cranes, locomotives, crawler and

UTILITIES: City and local utilties.
San Francisco 0, R. P. D,

pedestal grinders, lathes, (engine and turret) , miling machines,
shaper, pipe threading and cutting machines,

Chemical Plant, Catalyst "1707"
5,100 tons per year
Westvaco Chlorine Products Company, Newark, California.-Plancor 1295.

UTILITIES: City and local utilty companies,
San Francico O. R, P. D,-Brochure available (NP-47),

Precision Tools Plant

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50,4 sq. ft.

Designed for production of catalyst "1707" to be used in manufacture of synthetic rubber by others.

Yard, Incorporated,
Pasadena, California,-Plancor 614,

LAND: 4* acres, BUILDINGS: Seven buildings; one story, frame and masonry; total area 20,000 sq, ft.

Aircraf Parts Plant

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64,0 sq. ft.

Weber Showcase and Fixture Company
Los Angeles, California,-Plancor 1980.

MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Equipment for dissolving and clarification, tanks, for mixing, pumping, dewatering, miling, primary calcination, dust collecting system, kiln fee
tanks and pumps, pellet hydration, reject handling, etc.

UTILITIES: Water from Hetch-Hetchy Aqueduct,
Gas, power and light from local utilty companies,

Aircraft Service Center
13,355 sq. ft. Western Airlines, Inc.,
Lockheed Air Terminal, Burbank, California,-Army.

TRANSPORTATION: Siding of S. P. R. R.
San Francisco O. R. P. D.-Brochure available.-

LAND: 0.5 acre, leased. BUILDINGS: Two Army Storage Buildings, one story, total
built-up roof.

Chemical Plant, Calcinet Magnesia
100 tons per day

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area 6,661 sq. ft., 6" concrete floor, wood frame, stucco walls,

Westvaco Chlorine Products Corporation
Newark, California.-Plancor 1691.

frame stucco walls, concrete floor, hot water unit heating
Lines,

Shop Building, one story, 7,704 sq, ft" bays 18' by 24', wood

syste~, sprinkler system, macadam driveway and parking area. MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Owned by Western Air

Gasoline Refinery, 100 Octane
6,000 barrels per day

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UTILITIES: City and local utilty cOTIan.es.
Los Angeles 0, R. P. D,

Wilshire Oil Company, Inc.,
Norwalk, California.-Planeor 912.

22 (California) (Colorado)
Ordnance Plant
sq. ft, Main floor is concrete on ground with wood brick finish,

43,0 sq. ft.
Yuba Manufacturing Company,

wood timber construction, wood deck, built up roofing, fluorescent lighting,

7th and H Streets, Benicia, California,-Army,
U sed for manufacture of howitzer assemblies. LAND: About 0.94 acre, leased, BUILDING: The building as constructed effected a joinder of 2 existing parallel buildings imd an addition to both, First
floor area 39,700 sq. ft" clearance 20', second floor area 2,300

MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Machine tools; Lathes,

ing machinery, 2-ton electric hoists, lh-ton electric hoists, platforms, truck trailers, scales, jib cranes, lh-ton floor operated bridge crane, 3 10-ton travelift cranes, dust collectors, etc.

radial drils, miling machines, shapers, grinders, planers, dril-

UTILITIES: City and local utilty companies, TRANSPORTATION: Southern Pacific R. R, nearby.
San Francisco O. R. P. D.-Brochure available (AP-76).

COLORADO
Aircraft Engine Parts Plant
61,800 sq. ft. Aircraft Mechanics, Inc.,
Colorado Springs, Colorado,-Plancor 1306,

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presses, saws, heat treat furnace, squaring power shear, tube
machine, drils, riveters, sandblast cabinet, power brake,

quench tank, compressors, portable generator, scales, hand hoists, painting equipment, degreaser unit, jacks, pumps, etc. UTILITIES: City and local utility companies. \
TRANSPORTATION: Spur track connects to main 11. P,line.
Denver O. R. P, D.-B1'ochure available (AP-19).
Chemical Plant, Chlorine ·

Coke Plant
327,000 tons per year

Colorado Fuel and Iron Corporation Minnequa, Colorado.-Plancor 665, Includes Steam Generating Plant, to supplement and operate

in connection with lessee-owned steel mil equipment, and ByProduct Coke Ovens,a battery of 74 Kopper's patented Becker
type under-jet, combination coke ovens.

20 tons per day liquid chlorine 56 tons per day solid caustic

BUILDINGS AND STRUCTURES: Steam Generating Plant, 7,350 sq, ft., steel frame, tile walls.
masonry and brick, floor area 15,160 sq, ft, EQUIPMENT: Steam Generating Plant has one 150,000 lb,
Coke Ovens, 43' by 290', capacity about 900 tons per day. Exhauster, Sulphate Storage, and Benzol Apparatus Buildings,

Rocky Mountain Arsenal Chlorine Plant

Rocky Mountain Arsenal Reservation, about 10 miles
northeast of Denver, Colorado.-Army. An electroytic chlorine-caustic plant, consisting of the following buildings:

per hour steam generator, complete with superheaters and accessories, By-product Plant has three primary coolers, three exhausters, two 21-foot saturators, two 30" automatic driers,
and similar type equipment.

Benzol Plant includes coolers, stil column and necessary auxiliaries. UTILITIES: City and local utilty company. TRANSPORTATION: Spur tracks on site. Denver O. R. P. D,-Brochure available.

Cell Building, Rectifier Room, Liquefaction Building, Evaporation Building,

Caustic Fusion Building,
Administration and Laboratory Building,

Area.

LAND: Occupies an area 600' by 1,500' within the Arsenal

BUILDINGS: Administration Building No. 241, one-story,
80' by 40', Clear height of 11'. Floor, concrete; tie exterior

Aircraft Modification Plant Surplus
450,000 sq. ft. Modification Center No. 13. Continental Airlines, Adjacent to Denver Municipal Airport,
Denver, Colorado.

Compressor Building No, 243, two story, 128' by 58' by 25'. Reinforced concrete, wood timber, masonry. Evaporator Building No. 251, three-story, 122'by 62' by 52', Reinforced concrete, steel, masonry,
side, 194' by 20' by 18', contains the caustic pot furnaces and

and interior walls, Cell Building No. 242, one-story, 437' by 94'. Clear height 18', Concrete, masonry, wood timber framing,

LAND: About 900 acres, leased. BUILDINGS: Hangar, area about 400,000 sq, ft" one story, with two-story wings. Hangar floor concrete on ground, wing

Caustic Fusion Building No. 254, three one-story ,sections. Main section 194' by 43' by 30', contains caustic pots and caustic packing equipment, Lean-to section along the south
firing aisle. A drum-making section 34' by 61', 14' high projects from north side of main section. Main section is served
by a traveling crane of 15-ton capacity. Steel, concrete, ma-

crete, walls òf face brick with cinder block. Roof of hangar wood sheathing, of wings reinforced concrete. Clearance
hangar 35'; w,ings first floor 15', second floor 10', Sprinkler system. Cafeteria, area about 19,000 sq. ft., one story, clearance 10', seating capacity 850 people, Reinforced concrete floor, maBonry construction, face brick with cinder block walls,

floors reinforced concrete. Structural frame is reinforced con-

sonry,

MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: 400 cells, all necessary
piping, electrical equipment, etc, 4 rectifier units. 3,000 k.w.

Warehouse, one story, 7,300 sq. ft., clearance 13', concrete floor,
brick walls.

inforced concrete and brick, Gate House and Offce, one story, area 6,000 sq. ft., clearance 9', concrete floor, brick walls.

Boiler House, one story, area 5,680 sq, ft" clearance 28', re-

750-volt mercury arc, consisting of transformers, rectifier, cooling equipment, etc. Compressors, condensers, coolers, refrigeration systems, drying towers, tanks, pumps, fans, instruhoods, loading device, assembling machine, etc.

ments, caustic coolers, evaporator (caustic and salt crystallizer included), filters, refrigeration system, repulper, pots,

UTILITIES: Water, industrial water (untreated) comes from the river through a dual main distribution system. Filered
water (treated) is supplied through arsenal mains,

Quarters Ferry Command, 3,800 sq. ft., clearance 7'9", concrete and wood floor, brick walls,

Pump House, 1,100 sq. ft. Ammunition Storage, 800 sq. ft,

Concrete and brick, MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Lathes, grinders, dril

Sewers, three systems serve the Arsenal and chlorine plant: industrial sewer system carries contaminated waste to the

water in a reservoir where it is cooled and returned for fur.

river; cooling water return system collects uncontaminated

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ther use; sanitary sewer system connects with a sewage treat-

ment plant,

Power and light from local utilty company. TRANSPORTATION: Arsenal operated railroad system connects with the Burlingtn and Union Pacific Railroads. This project is available for lease in whole or in part, subject
to posBÌble restrictions as to its proposed use.

Thionyl Chloride Plant: Total area about 10,000 sq, ft. No. 471: Three-story; steel, corrugated asbestos, Total area 6,000 sq, ft.
A. T, MANUFACTURING AREA: No, 523: Two-story, 4,800 sq. ft, Wood, asbestos, protected
No, 523A: 1,400 sq. ft, Wood. i. O. B, PLANT: No. 742: One-story, 48,000 sq, ft, Clearance 15'; concrete floor, brick and tile walls, wood deck, rolled roofing. No. 311: One-story; 7,800 sq. ft,; 10' clearance; concrete

No. 472, No, 473, No, 475: Total area 3,600 sq, ft. Wood,

metal siding.

Denver 0, R, P. D.-Brochure available (AP-182a).

Chemical Plant, CWS Products
Rocky Mountain Arsenal
About 10 miles northeast of the City of Denver, Colo-

floor, tile walls,
No,

rado.-Army.
LAND: About 19,600 acres. BUILDINGS: Tne buildings suitable for manufacturing are
compactly arranged. There are numerous warehouses, most
of them at carloading height, provided with spur tracks, and

crete floor, tile walls.
floor, tile walls,
tile walls,

312: two-story; 10,200 sq, ft.; 9'9" & 9' clearance; con-

No, 313: one story; 9,700 sq. ft.; 12' clearance; concrete
No, 316: one story; 2,600 sq, ft,; 9' clearance; wood,

No, 314: one story; 8,400 sq. ft,; 14/ clearance; concrete floor,
floor, wood,

house and its installations are of permanent character, The buildings are of brick, tile, and concrete construction, The entire arrangement of plant, including buildings, utilty
services, roadways, etc" is that of a modern chemical plant,

in some cases of permanent brick construction, The boiler

No, 317: one story; 10,800 sq, ft.; 13' clearance; concrete
No, 321: three story; 44,000 sq. ft.; 10', 19'6", 29'6"; reinTwenty eight warehouses in plant: Each area 10,800 sq. ft.
roofing,

forced concrete,

The project has a plant to produce acetylene from calcium

carbide, and a complete ethylene-from-alcohol unit.

Concrete floor, timber framing, celo siding, wood deck, roll

Nine Barracks Buildings, 8,000 sq. ft. ea., 8' clearance, wood,
clearance, wood.

Cafeteria, 7,500 sq. ft., 9' clearance, wood,

MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Special production
equipment for manufacturing the various chemical warfare

Bldgs. No. 165 to No. 168 inclusive, 5,300 sq, ft, total, 9'
construction. T129 to T134 inc, Total area about 8,000 sq. ft.; wood construction,
hts, 8'6"; wood construction.

products,

No. T121 to No. T128 inc. Total area about 15,000 sq, ft,; wood

UTILITIES: Potable water obtained from City of Denver to a milion-gallon reservoir on the reservation, Industrial water provided by canals tapping the High Line

Canal of the Denver Water Commission. There are three

Building No, 111: Two-story, total area 37,000 sq, ft, Clear.
Building No, 112: 2,300 sq. ft, Height 11', Concrete and

storage basins in series, having a capacity of 560,000,000 gal-

brick.
No, T141, No, T142: Total area 5,000 sq, ft. Wood con-

lons. A pumping station of 3,000 gallons per minute capacity provides water from the storage basins to the plant a,rea. Sewage system consists of a treatment plant having a capacity
for 6,000 persons.

struction. No. 611: Area 4,500 sq. ft.; brick and tile.

Power from local utilty company.

Approximately 10,000 kva is manufactured at the Boiler Plant
by a turbo-generator which consumes about 150,000 pounds of steam per hour, In addition, there are four 100,000 pounds

613: Area 6,400 sq. ft,; (2 story) brick and tile, No, 622: Area 1,600 sq, ft.; brick and tile, No. 623: Area 2,400 sq, ft,; wood,
No.

No, 612: Area 3,300 sq, ft,; wood,

per hour steam boilers,

627: Area 15,000 sq. ft,; similar to 624. No. 631: Area 4,700 sq. ft.; wood, asbestos, metal cover siding, No. 633: Area 2,400 sq. ft.; brick and tile.
No,

No, 626: Area 6,000 sq, ft.; similar to No, 624,

TRANSPORTATION: Connections with the Union Pacific
Railroad and the Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad. Apthe classification yard has storage capacity for approximately
proximately 30 miles of track within the Arsenal area, and

clearance height 14'; concrete floor, tile walls, wood trusses
as No. 618,

Warehouses No. 618, No. 619: Area each 109,000 sq. ft.;

400 cars. This project is available for lease if¿ whole or in part, subject
to possible restrictions as to its proposed use,

wood deck, built-up roofing, '

Warehouse No. 621: Area 18,000 sq, ft. Construction same
Machine Shop No, 624: Area 23,700 sq. ft,; concrete floor,

Denver 0, R. P. D.-Brochure available (AP-182).

wood timber framing, wood walls (granule siding), wood trusses, wood deck, rolled roofing. Clearance height 14', No, 411 and No, 41lA to J, inc.: Total area 21,200 sq. ft.
(Basement 6,000 sq. ft., first floor 15,200 sg, ft). . Wood frame construction, Unit contains 10 tanks (10 dia, by 28' long).
Clearance height 13' to 15'.

Ore Reduction Plant, Fluorspar Surplus
40 to 500 tons or. p.r day
Western Fluospar Corporation,
Northgate, Colorado-Plancor 1663,

H. S. MANUFACTURING:

ment 8,300 sq. ft., first floor 5,300 sq. ft.) ; wood frame structures. No. 432: Area 9,000 sq, ft, One story; concrete floor, tile

No. 412 and No, 422: Total area each 13,600 sq, ft, (Base-

Designed for processing of metallurgical fluorspar to obtain an ore concentrate of approximately 85%, Ore furnished
by

others,

No. 511, No. 514: Each three-story. Total area 12,400 sq. ft.
Concrete floors, tile walls,
Reinforced concrete,
walls.

walls. M1, MANUFACTURING:

LAND: 3.44 acres. BUILDINGS: Mil Building, frame construction; floor area 3,000 sq, ft" clearances 25' to 33', Other minor structures. EQUIPMENT: Complete ore miling plant involving handling
of crude ore and preparing it for concentration. Production
units utilze patented "sink-float" process.

No, 515, No. 516: Each three-story, Total area 9,400 sq. ft,
No. 517: Area 8,700 sq, ft. Concrete floor, brick and tile

UTILITIES: Water pumped from Creek. Power and light
from lessee,
Denve1' O. R. P. D,-Brochure available.

24 (Connecticut)

CONNECTICUT
Tire Manufacturing Plant
200,000 sq. ft.
Armstrong Rubber Company,
West Haven, Connecticut-Plancor 2385.

Sold

NOTE: This plant description is based upon the wartime
use of the property prior to its designation as "Surplus," Sub':

sequently, however, the independent disposal. of the machinery and equipment has been authorized, and it is possible that all

Machine Tool Plant
140,000 sq. ft.
Bullard Company,

removed. '

or part of the original machinery and equipment has been

UTILITIES: City and local utilty companies. TRANSPORTATION: Spur from the New York, New Haven
and Hartford Railroad,

Bridgeport, Connecticut-Army, LAND: Owned by lessee, BUILDINGS: Assembly Building, one story, industrial type structure, 185' by 503' with low one story service additions along the sides. Area Main floor 103,000 sq. ft, A basement
for boiler room, storage, etc" has area of 30,000 sq. ft. Side bays (2) clearances 43'9", center bay clearances 50'6", struc-

the provisions of the lease in effect, Boston O. R. P. D.-Brochure available (AP-US).

This plant has been leased for a period of one year. Negotiations may be entered into for its purchase subject to

tural steel framing, walls of brick steel sash, and corrugated
tains 6 25-ton and 2 15-ton bridge cranes, gantry cranes and
numerous column cranes. Offce Building, one story, 50' by 126', area 6,000 sq, ft" as-

Ordnance Parts Plant (Fuzes)
41,300 sq. ft.
A. C. Gilbert Company,

protected metal. First floor over basement, reinforced concrete construction, Spur track runs through building, Con-

phalt tile floor, concrete construction, with brick walls and
steel roof trusses. MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Planers, milers, radial
drils, lathes and grinders, etc,

concrete flat slab construction with brick spandrel walls,

New Haven, Connecticut,-Plancor 2107, LAND: About ¥. acre, leased. BUILDING: : Basement and three story structure, reinforced
Floors 150 Ibs. liveload. Clearances 12' and 13'. Freight elevator, Sprinklered,

UTILITIES: Local utilty companies,
TRANSPORTATION: N, Y, N. H, & H. R. R. serves Assembly Building.

MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Machine tols, riveting machine, coil winding machines, etc.

UTILITIES: City and local utilties,
TRANSPORTATION: Spur track of N, Y., N. H. & H. R. R.

New York 0, R. P, D,

Ordnance Plant Sold
250,0 sq. ft. . Colts Patent Fire Arms Manufacturing Company,

Machine Tool Plant

54,00 sq. ft.

Sold

Hanson-Whitney Machine Co" Hartford, Connecticut-Plancor 624.

Hartord,

Connecticut-Plancor 108.

Ordnance Plant

Sold
185,0 sq. ft.

Submarine and Small Craft Plant 325,0 sq. ft.
Electric Boat Company,
Groton, Connecticut-Nobs 380.

Sold

High Standard Manufacturing Company, Inc"

1337 Dixwell Avenue,

Hamden, Connecticut-Plancor 134.

Ball Bearing Plant
196,0 sq. ft.
Emmett Street, Bristol, Conneeticut-Army.

Surplus

Parts Plant (Pumps, valves)

110,0 sq. ft.
Jenkins Brothers,

General Motors Corporation, New Departure Division,

Bridgeport, Connecticut.-NObs-46.

LAND: About 23:1 acres, BUILDINGS: The Manufacturing Building is 405'7" by
440', area 189,100 sq, ft, (first floor 174,700 sq. ft" second floor 14,400 sq. ft,). Structural framing consists of concrete

and concrete. .

LAND: Lessee owned. Navy has purchase option. BUILDING: Four story and basement, of steel framing, brick
MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Mainly machine tols

columns and wood roof trusses, walls are of brick construction, floor construction is reinforced concrete with wood finish,
clearance height in the factory area is 16', Building is

with some miscellaneous equipment and small tools, Boston 0, R. P, D,

sprinklered,
In addition to the manufacturing building, there are three smaller buildings on the site. Boiler House (area about 3,000

sq, ft.), Shook Shed (area about 4,200 sq, ft.) and Coal Storage Building, The boiler house has three 268 h.p, coal-fired stoker-fed boilers, The entire plant is fenced in, MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Automatic surface grinders, double spindle grinder, grinding machines, centerless

Ordnance Parts Plant (Gun Silencers) Surplus 14,700 sq. ft. Maxim Silencer Company,
90-93 Homestead Avenue,
Hartford, Connecticut,-Nod, 2164,

LAND: About 1/3 acre. BUILDINGS: A one story structure with a 2 story front,
Area first floor 13,000 sq, ft., second floor 1700 sq. ft. Total 14,700 sq. ft. Ceilngs 10' and 12',

grinders, radius grinding machines, cone radius grinding machines, cup radius grinding machines, hydraulic surface grinders, gag-matic internal grinding machines, electric indicator grinding machines, vertÌcal surface grinders, honing machines, lapping machines, lathes, presses, magnetizing machines, cold blow-off machine, hydraulic stretch, assembly presses, washing
machines, electrical equipment, scales, belt collector unit, dust collecting systems, etc,

Concrete first floor, wood second floor, Brick walls, steel sash.
Skylight entire length of one story section, Sprinklered.

machines, pick-up trucks, lift trucks, vertical noise-testing

MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Power shear, welding equipment, hoists, platforms, etc,

UTILITIES: City and local utilty,
Boston O. R. P. D,-Brochure available (NP-60).

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Aircraft Engine Parts Plant
17,800 sq. ft. M. B, Manufacturing Company, Inc"

Sold

Tire Manufacturing Plant
88,000 sq. ft.
Norwalk Tire and Rubber Company,
Norwalk, Connecticut.-Plancor 2388.

Sold

Connecticut. Plant 1.
Aircraft Engine Parts Plant (Engine mounts, fi"ings, etc.)
25,200 sq. ft. M, B, Manufacturing Company, Inc.,

New Haven-1060 State Street-Plancor 74,

Surplus

Gauge Manufacturing Plant 47,o sq. ft.
Pataganset Finishing Company, Niantic, Connecticut.-Plancor 1106,

Sold

Optical Elements Plant
15,100 sq. ft.

Dodge Avenue, East Haven-Plancor 74.

Plant 2,
LAND: Approximately 6 acres.

BUILDING: One story and mezzanine; factory and offce floor area 22,400 sq. ft.; mezzanine area 2,800 sq. ft, Clearance main floor 15', mezzanine 10', Walls cinder block, brick
veneered, Sprinklered.

Perkin-Elmer Corporation, 535 Hope Street, Glenbrook (Stamford), Connecticut-Plancor 75.

LAND: About 2 acres, BUILDING: One story, 215' by 75' with offce wing 80' by
20'. Factory area 13,500 sq. ft, Clearance 15'. Masonry

MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Lathes, miling, grinddegreasers, etc. Furniture and Fixtures: Numerous items,
ing, driling machines, plating and heat treating equipment,

and

frame construction; sprinkler; ail' cooling system,

UTILITIES: Water by local utilty company,
Sewage by septic tank system.
Power, light and gas by local utilty company,

of the property prior to its designation as "Surplus". Subor part of the original machinery and equipment has been

NOTE: This plant description is based upon the wartime use

sequently, however, the independent disposal of the machinery and equipment has been authorized, and it is possible that all

property line,

TRANSPORTATION: N.Y., N.H, & H.R,R, parallels each

New York 0, R. P. D,-Brochure available,

removed.

UTILITIES: By city and local utilty companies, Boston O. R. P. D,-Brochure available.

Steel Bar Drawing Mil
30,000 tons per year

Aircraft Engine Parts Plant
44,60 sq. ft.
New Britain Machine Company,

Sold

Republic Steel Corporation, 164 School Street,
East Hartford, Connecticut.-Plancor 907,

New Britain, Connecticut.-Plancor 248,

Complete bar drawing mil unit. LAND: 25 acreS',

construction, clearance 25', Boiler and Pumps Houses, 1,870

BUILDINGS: Bar Mil, area 62,300 sq. ft., steel and tile

Machine Tool Plant
59,0 sq. ft. .
New Britain Machine Company,

Sold

sq. ft, Sprinkler system,

MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Shear bar crackers, bar
pointer, bar stretcher, 75,000 pC?uß(~ bar dra.wing machine, bar

straighteners, three furnaces, pickling machine, hydraulic testing machine, etc. Also two 10-ton and one 5-ton cranes.

New Britain, Connecticut-Plancor 677,

Aircraft Engine Parts Plant
75,0 sq. ft. New Britain Machine Company, New Britain, Connecticut.-Plancor 799.

Sold

UTILITIES: City and local utility companies. TRANSPORTATION: Spur track of N,Y" N.H., & H, R,R, Boston 0, R. P. D.-Brochure available.

Ordnance Plant
54,00 sq. ft.
Royal Typewriter Company,
Hartford, Conecticut.-Plancor 2384,
.! . i ~

Sold

Magnesium Plant Surplus
10,000,000 Ibs. ingot per year

New England Lime-Company,
Canaan, Connecticut.-Plancor 547.

Ai.rcraft pla~..J t.f :a í ,t
cI ,~. V(;..lt\. 200,00 sq. ft. \)09" United) Aircraft

,4¡r'

Designed for the production of magnesium metal by the ferrosilcon process.

Corporation, ig . l':

200,000 sq. ft. Construction generally steel framing, cinder block walls.

LAND: Approximately 11.1 acres. BUILDINGS: Nine principal buildings, total floor area about

500 Main Street, W -l J /t,(\.l-. 1l- "1
Stratford, Connecticut.-Plancor ~ i -+
Used for assembling and testing aircraft~..'\.. tr ílL

i/

LAND: About 17.4 acres. ~ r . ,
BUILDINGS: Test Hangar No.1, 123,000 sq, ft., one story,
brick walls, wood bow-string trusses, clearance 35'. Sprinklered.
ance 30'. Sprinklered. Connecting two-story building, steel framing, brick walls, floor area 22,200 sq. ft, Engine Test Building, 4,000 sq, ft., one story, steel framing,
clearance 22'.

crushing equipment; two rotary lime calcining kilns 100' long;

MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Includes secondary

pulverizing and mixing equipment; three 5400#/hr. briquetting

presses; twenty gas fired muffle type retort furnaces; six
furnaces up to 2500# capacity. Also machine tools in main-

Test Hangar No.2, 51,320 sq. ft., one story, brick walls, clear-

tenance department. Five Wellman-Galusha #10 producer

gas generators (2,800,000 c.f.d.),

pany. Water by two deep wells on site, Sewage disposal by city system.

UTILITIES: Electric power and light by local utilty com-

ing tables, dril presses, riveters, shapers, hammers, etc. ',~1;(':_ UTILITIES: Fire system in.cludes one 400,000 gallon t~nk~"'~"'''.t
and one 300,000-gallon tank with booster pumps. !,-'t' ,U"...,

MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Turn, layout and feed- .

TRANSPORTATION: Spur track. BOston O. R. P, D,-Brochure available.
to, ( (

Other utilties from city and local utilty companies. \1"..

New York 0, R, P. D.-Brochure available.

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26 (Connecticut)

Aircraft Plant
230,000 sq. ft.
United Aircraft Corporation,

Surplus

Designed for production of chemical modifier, D,D, Mercaptan (D,D.M.), used in the manufacture of, synthetic rubber,
35'. Sprinkler system,

South Avenue,
Bridgeport, Connecticut,-Plancor 857,

LAND: Owned under adjacent Plancor # 129, BUILDING: Brick, floor area 10,000 sq. ft., ceilng height
MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: The equipment is special purpose for the manufacture of D,D.M. Functional or processing equipment includes two electric furnaces, centrifugal pumps, air compressor, storage tanks, reactors and stils, acid concentrating unit consisting of heating tubes, steam ejectors, condensers, coolers, preheaters, instruments, etc., one-ton air
hoist,

LAND: Approximately 8 acres,

nected group about 470' by 350', generally one story, brick walls, clearances 10' to 18' except 32' in bay with craneway. Two 10-ton cranes, Other buildings of concrete and brick
construction.

BUILDINGS: Eleven Buildings. Eight buildings in con-

UTILITIES: City and local utilty companies,
TRANSPORTATION: Spur track of N, Y. N. H. & H. R.R,

New York O. R. P. D.-Brochure available,

Aircraft Engine Parts Plant
54,000 sq. ft.
United Aircraft Corporation or

Sold

Sewage empties into river, Light and power from sub-station of Plancor #129. TRANSPORTATION: Siding of N. Y. N, H, & H. R.R. Boston O. R. P. D,-Brochure available.

UTILITIES: Water from Plancor #129.

Cushman Chuck Company,
Hartford, Connecticut-Plancor 692.

Synthetic Rubber Research Facilties
6,000 sq. ft.
U. S. Rubber Company,
Naugatuck, Connecticut,-Plancor 2097,
Designed for use as a pilot plant and research facilties in syn-

Aircraft Engine Plant Sold
410,000 sq. ft.
United Aircraft Corporation,

thetic rubber technology,

LAND: Part of adjacent government-owned synthetic rubber
plant area,

Pratt and Whitney Division,

Wilimantic, Connecticut-Plancor 612-Wilimantic,

BUILDINGS: Process Building, 42' by 42', three story,
cement siding.

Aircraft Engine Plant Sold
553,60 sq. ft.
United Aircraft Corporation,

structural steel framing, concrete floors, steel sash, asbestos
construction.

Laboratory and Warehouse, 42' by 42', one story, of similar

Pratt and Whitney Division, Southington, Connecticut.-Plancor 612,-Southington.

Synthetic Rubber Plant
30,000.long tons per year United States Rubber Company,

Naugatuck,
Connecticut.-Plancor 129.

MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Tanks, agitators, reactors, condensers, colloid mils, rubber mil, Banbury mixer, baling press, curing press, etc, Also requisite instrument, and controls, flexing machine, tensile tester, and similar apparatus. UTILITIES: From adjacent plancor, TRANSPORTATION: Through adjacent plancor facilties, Boston O. R. P, D.-Brochure available.
Ordnance Parts Plant (Speed gears, hoists)
81,60 sq. ft.

cludes reactors; stripping mils; Proctor & Schwartz drying systems; National Erie Extruders; 22" by 60" Adamson rubber mils; wash mil; Horton spheres, total capacity 315,000
gallons; tanks, total capacity 275,000 gallons, etc,

A co-polymer plant designed to produce Buna-S rubber. LAND: Approximately 12,83 acres. BUILDINGS: 12 major and 2 minor buildings, total floor area about 125,000 sq. ft.; steel framing, brick walls, MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Process equipment in-

Vickers, Inc.,

East Aurora Street,
Waterbury, Connecticut,-N obs-1935.

LAND: About 2:5 p.cres, under option to purchase, BUILDING: Building No.2, one story and part-mezzanine

UTILITIES: Water by local utilty company and two wells
on site. Sewage by disposal system, Light, power and gas
by local utilty company,

sq, ft., clearances, two bays have height 21', two bays have height 33', one bay part 21' and part 33', Structural steel framing and trusses, walls with brick to sil height and fac-

structure, area, first floor, 70,400 sq. ft., area inezzanine, 11,200

tory-type steel sash with obscure glass to roof, reinforced-

TRANSPORTATION: Four sidings of New York, New Haven & Hartford Railroad, Boston O. R, P, D.-Brochure available,
Chemical Plant-O.E.. Chemical Modifier

concrete floors, roof of 2" plank with built-up tar and gravel roofing. Wet-pipe sprinkler system. MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Varied machine tools,
heat treat furnaces, hoists and other production equipment,

cranes, span 40'.

Sixteen 5-ton box bridge cranes, span 40', four 10-ton bridge

90 tons annually United States Rubber Company,
Naugatuck, Connecticut.-Plancor 543.

UTILITIES: City and local utilty companies. TRANSPORTATION: Siding from N, Y" N, H, & H. R. R, Boston O. R. P, D,-Brochure available (NP-87).

(Delaware) (Florida) 27

DELAWARE
Machine Shop
5,000 sq. ft.
Bellanca Aircraft Corporation,

Surplus

miling machines, presses, saws, shapers, welders, furnaces,
finishing machines, spray guns, electric drils, etc,

NOTE: This plant description is based upon the war-time
use of the property, prior to its designation as "Surplus". Subsequently, however, the independent disposal of the ma-

New Castle, Delaware-Plancor 628, LAND: 0.319 acre, BUILDING: An extension to lessee's plant #1, 50' by 100',
one story, brick walls, steel trusses, Sprinklered.

chinery and equipment has been authorized, and it is possible
has been removed,

that all or part of the original machinery and equipment

MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Lathes, miling machines, radial and dril presses, grinding and polishing ma-

NOTE: This plant description is based upon the wartime use of the property, prior to its designation as "Surplus", Subsequently, however, the independent disposal of the machinery and equipment has been authorized, and it is possible that all
or part of the original machinery and equipment has been' re-

chines, arbor cutters, degreaser, air compressor, etc,

UTILITIES: Water and sewer by city, Power and gas by local utilty companies, TRANSPORTATION: Siding of Pennsylvania Railroad. Philadelphia 0, R. P. D.-Brochure available.

moved,

UTILITIES: Water by municipal system, Power and light by local utilty companies. TRANSPORTATION: Siding of Pennsylvania Railroad. This plant has been leased for a period of one year. Negotiations may be entered into for its purchase subject to the
provisions of the lease in effect.

Nickel Plant

Surplus

136,000 sq, ft, Nicaro Nickel Company,

Wilmington, Delaware-Plancor 717.
Designed for production of nickel ingots from nickel oxide.
tures, steel framing, steel sash, clearances from 14' to 55'.

Philadelphia O. R. P, D.-Brochure available.

LAND : 1n~ acres leased. BUILDINGS: Buildings consist of fourteen connected struc-

Aircraft Plant
122,000 sq. ft.
Bellanca Aircraft Corporation,

Surplus

MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: 12-ton electric furnace, half-ton electric furnace, casting machine with pouring ladle,
briquetting machines, ball mil, 8-ton charging bucket, ingot buckets, accessory items of nickel oxide refining equipment, etc, Three travellng cranes 1lf to 15 ton, and basket type

New Castle, Delaware-Plancor 754. LAND: 16 acres. BUILDING: One-story structure, steel frame, cinder block
walls, Clearance 30' in assembly area, Twelve I-ton monorails with electric hoists, Sprinldered,

conveyor, Four conveyor elevators,

UTILITIES: City and local utilty companies. TRANSPORTATION: Siding of Wilmington Marine Terminal R.R,

MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Lathes, grinding and

Philadelphia O. R. P. D.-Brochure available.

FLORIDA
Aircraft Parts Plant
200,000 sq. ft.

Sold

Oil Terminal Facilties
General American Transportation Company
also

Consolidated Vultee Aircraft Corporation, Miami Springs, Florida.-Plancor 464,

U, S, Army Corps of Engineers,
Panama City, Florida.-Plancor 1595-B.
This project originally constructed as an oil terminal de-

Pipeline
Florida Emergency Pipeline Company,

signed for receiving oil by barge and dispatching by tank car.

Timber Island, near
Carrabelle, to Jacksonvile, Florida.-Plancor 1248,

yard has capacity of 1,400 standard railroad tank cars. Load-

Facilties provide for storage of 575,000 barrels. Railroad

A war emergency facilty created for the transportation of petroleum products from barge unloading facilties on Timber Island, near Carrabelle, Florida on the Gulf Coast, to barge terminal facilties in the Jacksonvile, Florida area on the St, J~hns Rivi:r. The property consists of approximately 198.7 miles of right-of-way, about the same mileage of 8%" steel pipe, 6 line pumping stations, two terminal stations, 8 used
oil storage tanks with a total capacity of 330,000 barrels at

ing racks have capacity for handling 120 tank cars simultaneously in two minutes. In connection with this terminal there is another terminal at Jacksonvile, Florida, and 100 tug boats and 269 barges.

LAND: About 360 acres, BUILDINGS AND STRUCTURES: Boiler House, one story,
reinforced concrete frame with concrete block walls, 8600 sq. ft, Clearance 30'; Area 1000 sq. ft, Ceilng 8',

the Carrabelle tank farm, one of 5,000 barrel used oil storage tank at each of the pumping station sites, employees' cottage and other appurtenances, All line pumps, prime movers

Administration Building, one story, 20' by 50', concrete floor, concrete block walls, Four Docks, each 20' wide by 72l' long, Creosoted wood pilng
and creosoted heavy timber,
and bottom, capacity 750,000 gallons.

and practically all of the line pipe were used elsewhere before being installed in this system, The pipe line, 198,7 miles in length, includes 193.7 miles of 8%" o.d, used pipe which was
taken up, reconditioned, shipped, welded and coated before laying, Protective casings on railroad and highway cross-

Water Reservoir, earth embankment, lined concrete sides

ings, and cathodic protection was also installed,

Brochure available.
N egotiation handled by

Utilities Branch O. R, P. D, Washington.

UTILITIES: Water from wells on site. Septic tank on site, Power and light from local utilty company. TRANSPORTATION: Site trackage connects with main line

welder, and miscellaneous maintenance tools,

MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Pumps, motors, compressors, derricks, lathe, dril press, grinder, vises, cutter,

28 (Florida)
of Atlantic and St. Andrews Bay R. R. Depth of river channel 12', Jacksonville O. R. P. D.-Brochure available.

Oil Terminal Facilties
General American Transportation Company,

Miscellaneous shopyard machinery such as shears, galvanizing equipment, machine tools, electric winches, magnet, platebending rolls, etc,

cranes; dump trucks; trailers; concrete chutes and vibrators, compresso'rs and accessories; welding equipment; small hand tools; pipe bending, cutting and threading equipment.

UTILITIES: Water furnished by city of Tampa, Septic tanks on site.
Power and Light by local utilty company,

also

U, S, Army Corps of Engineers,
Jacksonvile, Florida-Plancor 1595-A.

TRANSPORTATION: Tracks of Northern Tampa R,R. extend into yard.

This project originally constructed as an oil terminal designed for receiving oil by rail and dispatching by tug and barge up the inland waterways, Facilties provide for storage capacity
of 2,700,000 barrels, The railroad spur connecting with stor-

Jacksonville O. R. P. D.-Brochure M-Fla 80,

age yard has a capacity of about 800 standard railroad tank
cars. In connection with this terminal are 100 tugboats of

Ice Plant
100 tons per day

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Another terminal is located at Panama City, Florida, LAND: About 229 acres. BUILDINGS AND STRUCTURES: Boiler House, one story, reinforced concrete building with concrete block walls, Area
about 3,400 sq, ft, Ceilng height 32 ft,

700 h.p, each and 269 wood and wood-steel composite barges,

Kilbourn Ice Company,

Panama City, Florida,-Plancor 2218,
Citrus Processing Plant
3,750,000 gallons per year

Kuder Citrus Products Company,
Bartow, Florida.-Plancor 2325.
Designed for the production of citrus feed molasses.

Main Offce, one story, 20' by 50', concrete block walls. Area 1,000 sq, ft, Ceilng 8'.
and heavy creosoted timbers,

Garage and Warehouse, 28' by 78', wood frame construction.

Area 2,200 sq, ft. Ceilng 10'.

Two DQcks, each 705' long by 20' wide, creosoted wood pilng

MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Two air compressors, derricks, filters, motors, pumps, etc" and maintenance tools, including lathes, bench dril, bench press, bench grinders, etc. UTILITIES: Water from wells on site, Septic tank on site,

roof of corrugated sheet metal. Boilerhouse, 42' by 67', single-

LAND: About 1 acre, BUILDINGS: Processing Building, single-story, floor area 3,207 sq. ft., ceilng height, 43', Foundations reinforced concrete, structural steel framing, steel roof trusses, sides and
story, ceilng 28', floor area 3,207 sq, ft. Structural steel fram-

metal.

ing, steel roof trusses, sides and roof of corrugated sheet

Boiler House contains two stoker-fired steam boilers, total
1,100 h,p,

Power and light from municipal power plant.

tors, complete; eight steel sirup storage tanks; two steam

MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Two sets of evoporaboilers, 490 h,p, complete with accessories; softener equipment; pumps, motors, controls, etc, UTILITIES: Water from well on site.
Power and light from local utilty companies,

of Seaboard Air Line Railroad, Jacksonville O. R. P, D.-Brochure available,

TRANSPORTATION: Spur tracks connect with main line

Jacksonville 0, R, P. D.-Brochure available,

Small Ship Repair Yard
Gibbs, Gas Engine Company,

Lightweight Aggregate Plant Surplus
Nodulite Nichel Company,

South Jacksonvile, Florida.-Navy-NObs-7.
John's River about 1140 feet. Floating Dry Dock: 64' wide by 240' long. Traveling Gantry Crane: A 50', 40 ton crane,
Florida East Coast Railway.

LAND: About 25 acres consisting of 16 acres high bulkheaded land and 9 acres submerged land. Frontage on St,
TRANSPORTATION: Property served by spur track of
Birmingham O. R. P, D,

Ellenton, Florida-Maritime.
baking and burning at high temperature. Cylinders containing Nodulite aggregate and only 8lh bags of cement per cubic

in concrete ship construction, The aggregate known as Nodulite is made from fuller's earth by treatment in the plant and
yard have tested better than 6,000 Ibs. per square inch at 28 days.

Designed for the production of a lightweight aggregate used

LAND: Total of 333-1/3 acres in two tracts, The acreage has substantial deposits of fuller's earth at depths of 3 to 12
feet and is excavated by stripping the topsoil, Excepting about 3 acres which is covered by the plant, roadway, etc"

Shipyard
Hooker Point Shipyard,
McCloskey & Company,

Hooker's Point,

the fuller's earth, BUILDINGS: Offce, frame, 16' by 70' and 8'8" high.

the entire acreage is available for stripping and excavating

Tampa, Florida-Maritime. concrete cargo vessels, Included are 41 buildings and strucComplete shipyard used for the construction of oceangoing

tures, basins, piers, docks, wharves, roads, railroad sidings, etc. LAND: About 121 %, acres.

wall on north and east side; steel framing and trusses: corrugated iron siding and roof, Dry Clay Storage, 60' by 60'; wood frame, wood trusses and
deck, concrete floor.

Pellet Storage, 60' by 75'; concrete floor; concrete retaining

house, 54,000 sq, ft.; Cafeteria, 8,000 sq. ft, ; Fabricating Shops, 34,000 sq. ft.; 53,000 sq. ft.; and 89,000 sq, ft; Machine Shop, 25,000 sq. ft.; Other shops, offces, lofts, etc" total some 100,000
sq. ft, All construction is frame and buildings are one story.

BUILDINGS: Administration Building 26,000 sq. ft,; Ware-

Bradley Building, 28' by 53' by 22'10" high; wood frame, wood
trusses and wood deck; concrete floor.

trusses with wood deck on 6" by 6" wood posts; size 45' by 210' long and 23'6" high.

Raw Clay Storage, open ramp with walls only; wood roof

Structures: Graving basins, 3, 1195' long.

Dry Dock, one, 516' long,

building has reinforced concrete tower and steel trusses; cement storage has concrete floor, wood framing and trusses,
open construction. Shop and Storage, 18' by 60' by 12' high: concrete floor: wood
framing and deck.

Nodulizer and Cement Storage, 35' by 80'6" long; nodulizer

Finger Pier, one, 1290' long.

tors; locomotive crane; derricks; hoists and buckets; overhead

MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Crawler cranes; trac-

Boiler and No, 3 Control Room, 24'6" by 29' by 10' high con.

(Florida) (Georgia) 29
crete floor; brick wall between boiler room and control room;
steel and pipe framing, steel trusses; corrugated iron roof,
Designed for a fish dehydration plant, Plant site is on water-

equipment.

MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Special production
UTILITIES: Water deep well on site, Septic tank on site,

front, with bulkhead and dock.

LAND: About one acre. Tract of land in Lee County, BUILDINGS: Main Building, 75' by 141', approximately

Power and Light furnished by local utilty company,

TRANSPORTATION: Spur of Tampa Southern Railroad,
Jacksonville O. R. P. D.-Brochure MC-12,

tos siding and roof, concrete floor. Boiler and Change House, 20' by 60', area about 1,200 sq. ft" construction similar to main building.

10,000 sq, ft., wood frame construction with corrugated asbes-

Refrigeration equipment. Approximately 20-ton capacity, in-

MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Production Equipment,

cludes compressor with motor, condensers, receivers, pumps,

Shipyard
Panama City Shipyard,

and other accessories. Dehydrator. A five-blower-type dryer

manufactured by Proctor and Schwartz, with motors, compresboning tables, deoiler, grinder, etc.

Panama City, Florida.-Maritime. LAND: About 117% acres. BUILDINGS: 59 wood frame structures, total area 578,000 sq. ft, Fabrication Shop, 175,680 sq. ft,; Mold Loft, 23,000 sq. ft,;
Machine Shop, 30,800 sq, ft.; Small Parts Warehouse, 18,000

sor, and acc'essories. Also included are unloading conveyor, cypress receiving tanks, scaler, cleaning tables, cooker, and

supply effectively maintained during dry season. Power and light from local utility companies.
Boulevard to Fort Myers.

UTILITIES: Water. A 3" artesian well, 220' deep, Water
Steam. Boilerhouse contains a 75-hp. oil-fired boiler,

Administration, 28,000 sq, ft.; Cafeteria, 18,500 sq, ft,
Five masonry structures total 11,700 sq. ft. Marginal Wharf, 2,559' long, sheet steel pilng,

sq, ft,; Pipe Shop, 21,700 sq. ft.; Boiler Shop, 27,500 sq. ft,; Electric Shop, 17,800 sq. ft,; Three Warehouses, 89,300 sq, ft.;

TRANSPORTATION: Highway. Plant fronts on San Carlos
Jacksonville O. R. P. D.-Brochure available (WPB-15).

STRUCTURES: Six Shipways, 60' by 450', Timber.

Paper Plant
1,60 tons per month Santa Rosa Pulp and Paper Company, Pensacola, Florida,-Plancor 528,

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MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Gantry cranes, overhead cranes, locomotive cranes, crawler cranes. Numerous items of
metal working equipment, woodworking equipment, machine
tools, etc.

UTILITIES: City and local utilties. TRANSPORTATION: About 6-2/5 miles trackage on site,
connect to Atlanta and St. Andrews Bay R,R,
Jacksonville O. R, P. D,

Shipyard
St, Johns River Shipbuilding Company,

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Jacksonvile, Florida,-Maritime,

Refrigerating and Dehydrating Plant
11,200 14. ft.

Aircraft Parts Plant
4,450 14. ft. Tycoon Tackle, Inc"
Miami, Florida,-Plancor 160.

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Reed-Martin Laboratories, Fort Myers, Florida.-WPB-15.

GEORGIA
Aircaf Plant

3,950,0 iii. ft.
Aircraft Assembly Plant No, 6,
Bell Aircraft Corporation,

shingles, ceilng height from 25' to 28'. 4 ply built-up roof.
height 33', 4 ply built-up tar and gravel roof.

Flight Hangar, FH: 1 story, area 133,570sq, ft., concrete
floors, steel frame, steel girt walls, gypboard siding, ceilng
tion as above except ceilng height is 25',
ceilng height is 18',

Marietta, Georgia.-Army. LAND: 2,827 acres: 595 acres in airfield, 429 acres. in indus. trial area, 1,801 acres in cantonment area and 2 acres underpass, BUILDINGS: Eleven major buildings, 3,751,000 sq. ft., thirtyeight minor buildings, 199,000 sq. ft,

Nose Hangar, NR: 1 story, area 8,000 sq, ft" same construc-

Hangars No.1 and 2: 1 story, area of each 27,000 sq. ft, and

except ceilng height is 12', .

Hangar No.3: 1 story, area 21,960 sq, ft., same construction

zanines, area 3,071,000 sq, ft., concrete floors with wood block and concrete finish, frame of steel, outside walls 18" brick masonry to a height of 10', above is corrugated asbestos cement
gravel roof.

Main Assembly Building (B-1): Basement, 1 story and mez-

height 10', corrugated metal roof. Warehouse No.5 and 6: 1 story, area of each 38,400 sq. ft" concrete floor and all wood construction, ceilng height 12'.

floor and all wood construction with metal siding walls, ceilng

Warehouse: 1 story and mezzanine, area 13,000 sq, ft" dirt

siding, ceilng height from 9' to 45', 3 ply built-up tar and

Tempo Administration Bldg,: 2 story, area 33,000 sq, ft" all
wood construction, ceilng height 10',
Balance of buildings are of a miscellaneous nature.

ft" concrete floors in basement, 1st and 2nd floor of wood, frame of concrete in basement, other floors of wood, exterior wall of

Offce Building (B-2): Basements and 2 story, area 74,250 sq,

MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Battery chargers, boring,

asbestos cement shingles, interior wall of fiberboard, ceilng
height from 9' to 14', composition shingle roof.

Bldg,

Final Assembly and Clean Up Bldg. (B-4): Six stories, area 186,917 sq, ft., construction features like Main Assembly

construction features same as Main Assembly Bldg., except ceilng height is from 11' to 35'.

Paint and Storage Building (B-3): 1 story, area 64,747 sq. ft"

wrenches. Offce equipment, cafeteria, hospital equipment and
automotive equipment,

cameras, compressors, electric furnaces, generators, grinders, hammers, hoists, lathes, electric motors, presses, pumps, riveters, sanders, band saws, shapers, transformers and air

cutting, driling, miling, and testing machines, cabinets,

UTILITIES: City and local utilty companies. TRANSPORTATION: N. C. & St. L. R.R,
This plant is available for lease only,

crete floor, frame of wood, walls of wood studs, sheathing and

Dead Storage Bldg. (B-6): 1 story, area 69,572 sq, ft., con-

Atlanta O. R. P, D.-Brochure available AP-22.

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Shipyard Surplus
J. A, Jones Construction Company, Brunswick, Georgia,-Maritime,

Vegetable Dehydration Plant Surplus
40,500 sq. ft. Plantation Company, Inc.,
Vienna, Georgia.-Plancor 1840,

Contains complete facilties for a shipbuilding plant.
water, BUILDINGS: Fabricating Shop, 1,040' by 169', irregular area 196,324 sq. ft.
91', 27,800 sq, ft, of wood frame construction, ,

LAND: About 430 acres more or lesil, also 71 acres under

LAND: 1.22 acres.
area 40,500 sq. ft" clearance 14',

BUILDING: One-story structure, hollow tile walls. Floor

Machine Shop, 300' by 169', irregular 52,771 sq, ft.; both steel, corrugated iron siding and steel windows. Mold Loft, 305' by

EQUIPMENT: Approximately 140,000 crates and boxes. 300-foot belt conveyors installed.

Administration Building, 414' by 42'6", area 32,000 sq, ft.
Warehouse, 57'9%" by 401'7", 24,900 sq, ft, Warehouse, 135' by 650', 91,300 sq, ft,
Warehouse, 58' by 400', 23,200 sq, ft.
Plant Engineers, 220' by 40', area 8,900 sq. ft, Paint Shop, 96' by 32', area 3,070 sq, ft,

UTILITIES: City and local utilty companies, Atlanta 0, R. P. D.-Brochure available,

Warehouse
Scrip

9,0 sq. ft.

Surplus

Warehouse, 58' by 381', 28,362 sq. ft. All these buildings are

to Manufacturing Company,

frame.

423 Houston Street, N. E"
Atlanta, Georgia,-Plancor 2334.

The usual auxilary service and utilty building, the largest being the Cafeteria, 16,000 sq. ft.; Carpenter Shop, 12,000 sq. ft.; Riggers loft, 10,000 sq. ft,; Training School, 11,000 sq, ft,; and together totallng some 80,000 sq, ft., nearly all of frame
construction. STRUCTURES: Shipways (six) 552' by 77'. Timber on wood
wood staging,
pilng. Exterior ship staging, steel towers and dogs with

LAND: About 5,000 sq. ft, of land, under twenty-year lease, BUILDING: Basement and one-story reinforced-concrete,
and concrete walls, steel framing and trusses, steel sash, preunderside of truss, 10'6". Freight elevator. Fluorescent lighting. Sprinklered.
steel, and brick structure, 48' by 94', Concrete floors, brick

cast concrete deck. Area per floor 4,512 sq. ft. Total area
about 9,000 sq, ft, Clearance first floor 11'2", second floor to

Crane Runways at Shipway (seven), 1,591'6" by 32'. Concrete grade beams on wood pilng,

pilng. MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Equipment list to be
made available.

Outfitting, six berths; one wharf 1,700' by 32'. Timber on wood

UTILITIES: City and local utilty companies. Atlanta 0, R. P, D,-Brochure available.

UTILITIES: Water wells on site. Storage, one 100,000 gallon elevated tank, Sewers discharge into Oglethorpe Bay (no treatment).
Power-Light by local utilty company,

Shipyard Surplus
Southeastern Shipbuilding Company,
Savannah, Georgia,-Mari1ime,

TRANSPORTATION: Some 66,000 feet standard gauge trackage on site,
Atlanta 0, R, P, D,-Brochure M-Ga38,

219.54 acres,

LOCATION: Savannah, Georgia, LAND: About 116% acres owned and 103 acres leased. Total

Shipyard
MacEvoy Shipbuilding Company,
Savannah, Georgia,-Maritime.

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BUILDINGS: Administration, 47,200 sq. ft,; Warehouse No, 1, 32,000 sq. ft,; Sheet Metal Shop, 14,300 sq. ft.; Fitting Out Shop, 26,000 sq. ft,; Warehouse No, 2, 65,000 sq. ft.; Joiner Shop, 18,000 sq, ft,; and are of wood frame construction, Pipe and ~achine Shop, 33,600 sq, ft.; Mold Loft, 32,000 sq. ft.; Fabricating Shop, 87,000 sq, ft.; are of steel frame construction,

Other buildings generally frame total about 120,000 sq. ft, STRUCTURES: Six Shipways, 62' by 576', Timber on piles.
Seven crane runways at shipways, 30' by 700',
Outfitting-four berths, one wharf, 56' by 1,800', are timber

on wood piles,

Oxygen Plant
93,6,0 cu. ft. per year
National Cylinder Gas Company, Brunswick, Georgia,-Plancor 1155.

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UTILITIES: City and local utilty company, Also water well
served by Atlantic Coast Line R,R.
Atlanta 0, R, P. D.

on site, TRANSPORTATION: Some eight miles trackage on site

IDAHO
'.rtllber Plant

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36,0 sq. ft.

Simplot Fertilzer Company,
Pocatello, Idaho.-Plancor 2267,

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ILLINOIS

Bengs Plant
42,700... ft.
Aetna Ball and Roller Bearing Company,
Chicago, Ilinois.-Plancor 309,

Sold Zinc Plant
Monsanto, Electrolytic 5Iab, 17,0 tons; .

Fairmont, Retort 5Iab, 7,200 tons per yeer

American Zinc Company of Illinois,

Monsanto and Fairmont City, Ilinois,-Plancor 327,

Bearings Plant

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45,0 sq. ft.

For the purpose of increasing the production of metallc zinc and associated products, in connection with the operation of

lessee owned facilties at Monsanto and Fairmont City, Ilinois,

Ahlberg Bearing Company,
Chicago, Ilinois.-Plancor 653.

Both plants are operated as a unit, Monsanto Plant produces

residue from the Monsanto Plant is shipped to Fairmont City for additional treatment for recovering cadmium and zinc,

17,000 tons of high grade metallc zinc per year. Certain

Communication Equipment Plant 51,0 sq. ft.
Alled Control Company, Inc"

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Plant at Fairmont City has: Roaster to roast 40,000 tons zinc

ore per year; Acid plant to produce 50,000 tons 40% Oleum

per year and 40,000 tons of by-product 60° B sulphuric acid

per year; Waelz plant to produce 2,500 tons of lead in lead
metal per year, 1,350 tons high grade metallc zinc per year, and 400 tons of cadmium metal per year.
4,23 acres.

4321 North Knox Avenue,
Chicago, Ilinois,-Plancor 2011.

salts per year; and Retort furnace to produce 5,750 tons zinc

LAND: Monsanto Plant, 2,48 acres, Fairmont City Plant,
BUILDINGS: Monsanto Main Building is an extension to
and 39'.

Aluminum Sheet Mil Surplus
288,0,0 Ibs. aluminum sheet per yeàr

Aluminum Company of America,
McCook,
Chicago, Ilinois.-Plancor 652,

lessee's building, area 40,000 sq, ft" clearances 24', 37',

Structural steel framing with walls of concrete block, Change
House and Warehouse, one story, concrete block and wood.
Area 1,800 sq, ft, Ceilng 13',

aluminum.

PLANT: Designed for production of high strength sheet

Fairmont City Plant has twenty-five buildings nearly all of a functional nature, Roaster Building, 27,400 sq. ft" 60' high,

LAND: 287 acres, BUILDINGS: Seventeen intercommunicating units under one roof, 2,217,000 sq. ft, floor area, clearances 33' to 44', all steel
frame, brick walls.

has structural steel framing, protected metal roofing and siding.

Minor units total 71,000 sq. ft" clearances Hi' to 25', Offce and Personnel Buildings, total 47,000 sq. ft, MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Thirty-two 27,000 lb, reverberatory remelting furnaces, complete with D.C. casting

68,000 sq. ft. MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Monsanto Plant; 192 zinc cells complete with anodes and cathodes; crushers, conveyors,

Smaller units, brick and concrete, have combined area of

rotary gas fired dryer, etc. .

Fairmont Plant; pumps, conveyors, bucket elevators, charging

equipment, electrically heated soaking pits, consisting of sixteen pits in each battery, spindle miling machines, 120" and
96" reversing hot mils, 5-stand 80" hot mil and four 72" cold mils, slab re-heating furnaces, intermediate annealing fur-

naces, heat treat furnaces, and fifty-five overhead traveling
cranes, capacity from 3 to 75 tons, spans from 30' to 86'.

and mould cars, ball mil, hammer mil, ore roaster, preheating furnace, cadmium retort furnace, remelting furnace, furnace 800 and 112 retort zinc, etc. UTILITIES: City and local utilty companies, Chicago 0, R, P. D.-Brochure available.

UTILITIES: Water and sewage disposal by City. Power and light from local utilty company. TRANSPORTATION: Spur track of Baltimore and Ohio Central Terminal and the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Rail-

Wire Plant

Surplus
115,0 ... ft.

roads, This plant have been leased for a period of five years, Negotia-

Anaconda Wire and Cable Company,
Sycamore, Illnois,-Plancor 852, Designed for manufacture of communication wire,

tiona may be entered into its purchase subject to the provisio
of the leae in effect,

Chicgo O. R. P. D,-Brochure availble.
Aluminum Reclamation Plant 130,0 sq. ft.
Aluminum Ore Company,
East St. Louis, Ilinois.-Plancor 1370,

LAND: Rectangular tract of 3,18 acres, BUILDINGS: Some 23 units, mostly connected, built at varying dates, and generally rehabiltated. Two buildings are new,
Total floor area approximately 115,000 sq. ft" generally of

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brick walls, with concrete floors on ground and wood upper
floors. One and two story; clearances from 9' to 16',

MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Braiders, stranders, spin-

Power Plant (Electric and Steam)
1,0 k. w.
American Distiling Company, Inc.,
Pekin, Ilinois.-Plancor 1272,

cooling tanks, steel pools, etc. UTILITIES: City and local utilty companies, TRANSPORTATION: Switch tracks of Chicago Great Western
and Chicago and Northwestern Railroads,

dle winders, turning machines, rubber mils and strippers,

Chicgo 0, R, P, D.-Brochure available.
Machine Tool Plant
48,500 sq. ft.
W, F, and John Barnes Company,
Rockford, Ilinois,-Plancor 67.

LAND: ¥. acre.
BUILDING: Power Plant, reinforced concrete and brick, area about 21,000 sq, ft., clearance in turbine room 23', boiler room
44' and 49'.

Surplus

EQUIPMENT: Four 500 h.p, boilers and one 627 h,p, boiler,
coal conveyor system, pumps, etc, Also an electric generating

plant, two 500 k.w. turbo generators with accessories, UTILITIES: Water from lessee and well,
Chicago O. R. P. D.-Brochure availble.

LAND: Approximately 1.36 acres in two parcels. BUILDINGS: Machine Shop, main floor 23,500 sq, ft" mezzanine 1,500 sq. ft" and grinder room extension 750 sq, ft,;

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masonry walls; steel frame; sprinklered; two 5-ton overhead
Woodworking Building, two story; total floor area 19,000 sq. ft.; reinforced concrete and brick; sprinklered. Three small structures, total floor area 4,500 sq. ft, MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Lathes, miling, grinding,
furnaces, woodworking machine, drafting equipment, lockers, time recorders, etc,
cranes (15' to rails); clearances 13' to 24'.

BUILDINGS: Main Building, approximately 96' by 536', reinforced concrete, flat slab industrial type, three stories,
Garage and Shop Building, area 1,308 sq, ft.; Storage Shed, area 2,047 sq, ft,; frame construction, MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Grinding, miling maequipment, etc,
freight elevators, 6,000 lb, capacity.

Floor area totals approximately 219,000 sq, ft, Two hydraulic

boring and driling machines, shapers, planers, heat treating

chines, lathes, glass molding and annealing furnaces and
UTILITIES: Water and sewage disposal by city,
Gas, power and light by local utilty company.

and Quincy Railroad adjoins plant.

municipal system, Sewage by municipal system, Power and light by local utilty company, TRANSPORTATION: Switch track of Chicago, Burlington
Chicago O. R. P, D.-Brochure available,

UTILITIES: Water from wells of others, and (sprinklers)

Chicago 0, R, P. D.-Brochure available.

Aircraft Engine Parts Plant
487,500 sq. ft.

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Machine Tool Plant
45,000 sq. ft.
W. F. and John Barnes Co" Rockford, Ilinois,-Plancor 242,

Bendix Aviation Corporation, 505 North Sacramento Boulevard,
Chicago, Ilinois.-Plancor 1235.

mile of the city limits, BUILDINGS: Factory and Administration Building, one story
and mezzanine masonry structure approximately 199' by 203',

LAND: Approximately 14 acres located within one-quarter
Parts Plant (Gears) Brad Foote Gear Works,

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building has concrete foundation and floor, with wood block floor finish in work space; steel frame, steel sash and steel deck
roof, with tar and gravel roofing, Sprinklered,

including boiler room, Floor area is about 42,626 sq. ft, The

Chicago, Ilinois-Navy-NObs-610,

Boiler House, one story, 42' by 60' is appended to Factory and Administration Building,
to it. One story, floor area 735 sq. ft,

Ordnance Parts Plant
142,100 sq. ft.
Burgess-Norton Manufacturing Company, Geneva, Illnois.-Army.

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Chip and Conveyor House is at rear of factory and appended

floor area 559 sq, ft. There are also a Garage Building, Main
Warehouse, Warehouse, and Paint Storage Building, Total

Water Treatment Building adjoins Boiler House, one story,

area approximately 7,000 sq, ft. Also 34 open concrete bins, 135' long by 20' wide.

Furniture and Fixtures: Lockers, files and cabinets, chairs,
benches tables, baskets, cafeteria equipment, etc.

benches, furnaces, testers, oven, etc,

MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Boring, driling, grinding, and miling machines, lathes, planers, presses, etc, Laboratory and Testing Equipment: Weights, indicators, tables,

Shipyard Surplus
Chicago Bridge and Iron Company, Morris Road, about % mile east of
Seneca, Ilinois.-Nobs 462,

Shipyard used for the construction of LST'S, consisting of 15 ship construction berths, tracks for moving ships to a single

UTILITIES: Water from wells owned by others, Sewers connect to Rockford Sanitary District's line, Power and light, local utility company, TRANSPORTATION: Spur track of C. M. St. P, & P. R. R. Chicago O. R. P. D.-Brochure available.

set of side launching ways, dredged launching basin in Ilinois

frame construction on bath house, cafeteria, administration building, guard house, personnel offces, warehouses, numerous

River, reinforced concrete fitting out dock, mooring piers,

small portable field offces, pipe, sheet metal, carpenter, machine, electric, and paint shops, garage, riggers lofts, toilet
and washroom buildings, shelters, etc, Fire protection system,
compressed air system throughout. Yard graded, drainage

Chemical Plant, Cerium Oxide Surplus
W. F, and John Barnes Company,
Rockford, Ilinois.-Plancor 1582. Designed for the manufacture of cerium oxide grinding com-

system, and fenced in.

pounds,

LAND: % acre.
BUILDINGS: Two Factory Buildings, brick construction, total floor area 27,400 sq, ft" completely sprinklered, Freight elevator 1,000 pounds capacity.

West Machine Shop about 68,000 sq. ft., clearance 20'. Electrical Shop about 40,000 sq. ft, MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Typical shipyard equipment including complement of machine tools, hoists, welding equipment, pipe benders, small tools, etc.
river. Complete sewer system and treatment plant on site, Power and light from local utilty companies,
land and Pacific.

West Warehouses each about 50,000 sq. ft., and clearance 16',

LAND: About 195% acres. BUILDING: (See enumeration under "Plant"), East and

UTILITIES: Water from wells on site and pumped from
TRANSPORTATION: Switch tracks connect with Rock Is-

MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Filter presses, furnaces, tanks, etc, UTILITIES: City and local utilty companies. TRANSPORTATION: Switch track of C, M. St. P, & P, R,R. Chicago O. R. P. D.-Brochure available.
Optical Devices Plant

Chicago O. R. P, D.-Brochure available (NP-59),
Chemical Plant, Catalyst 35,00 Ibs. per day
Chicago Chemical Company,

223,O sq. ft.
Bell and Howell Company,

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7100 McCormick Road,
Lincolnwood, Illnois-Plancor 711.

LAND: 9% acres,

4001 W. 71st Street,
Chicago, Ilinois.-Plancor 1343.

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Aircraft Engine Plant
6,430,000 sq. ft.
Chrysler Corporation,

Surplus

Hemp Mil
31,000 iq. ft.
Commodity Credit Corporation,
Polo, Ilinois.-Plancor 1531-2.

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7401 South Cicero Avenue,
Chicago, Ilinois.-Plancor 792.

Designed to manufacture airplane engines and spare parts.
aluminum, magnesium and brass, etc., most of the co~ponent

From raw materials, such as alloy steel bilets and rods ingot

parts of the product are manufactured in this and satellte plants. The component parts are then assembled, tested, inspected, reassembled and shipped, all of these operations being carried out at this plant. LAND: Plant site comprises 475 acres.

Hemp Mil
31,0 sq. ft.
Commodity Credit Corporation,
Kirckland, Ilinois.-Plancor :1531-17.

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BUILDINGS: . Name Construction
4. Offce Building, brick,

1. Machine & Assembly, brick and concrete, 2. Magnesium Foundry, brick and concrete 3. Aluminum Foundry, brick and concrete,
5. Test Cells Bldg., reinforced concrete,

Area, Sq. Ft.
4,322,619 494,384 488,780 268,997 264,850 179,167 97,055
66,451

Hemp Mil

Surplus

31,000 iq. ft. Commodity Credit Corporation,
Shebbona, Ilinois.-Plancor 1531-18.

6. Heat Treat & Die shop, reinforced concrete,
7. Oil Storage & Chip Bldg., reinforced concrete,

Designed for producing and rough processing hemp fibre and
tow.

8. Heavy Forge Bldg., structural steel, concrete
9. Light Forge Bldg.,
and asbestos siding,
structural steel, concrete

LAND: 50 acres. BUILDINGS: Straw Storage Building, area 5,880 sq. ft., clear-

ance 15'-6"; block walls, gravel floor, clear span wood bowstring roof trusses.

10. Tool Shop, brick and concrete, 60,221

and asbestos siding, 66,029

Dryer Building, double deck construction, each deck divided into three spaces to serve as air ducts for dryers; concrete block

11. Boiler House No.1, brick and concrete, 56,183 12. Boiler House No.2, brick and concrete, 24,747

13. Personnel Building, brick, 18,490 14. Propeller Test Building, reinforced concrete, 13,860
MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Boring, driling broaching and for~ing machines, grinders, lathes, planers,' shapers, presses, rolling, forming, bending, burring, flanging machines,
ta.nks, scales, degreasers, wheel formers, comparators, coil
winders, torque testers, sharpeners, ovens, agitators, etc. Also

walls; area 7,480 sq. ft.

Mil Building, floor area 7,200 sq. ft., concrete block walls and floor, wood bowstring trusses. Bale Storage Building, floor area 5,376 sq. ft., similar to Mil

Building. ' Locker, and Offce Building, total Boiler House, Shop Building,
floor area 5,470 sq. ft. Clearances 9', 10', 30'.
press, trucks and trailers, steam engine, etc.

laboratory and testing equipment and furniture and fixtures.
In addition, the Forge Plant is completely equipped with forge
pr~ses; steel cutting saws; Wheelabrator machines, etc.

MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Hemp harvesters, gathering binders, scutchers, hemp breakers, hemp dryer units, baling

furnaces; steam hammers from 2,000 lbs. to 35,000 lbs.; dril
The Aluminum Foundry contains sand handling and mixing
ovens, together with cooling tunnels, conveyors, etc.; also mo-

NOTE: This plant description is based upon the war-time use
of the property, prior to its designation as "Surplus". Subse-

quently, however, the independent disposal of the machinery

equipment, core pack ovens, spraying booth and spray dry

and equipment has been authorized, and it is possible that all or part of the original machinery and equipment has been removed.

UTILITIES: Water from deep well on site. Sewage disposal system on site. Power and light from local utilty. dling and sand reclamation equipment, and other foundry items. The rated capacity of the foundry is 24,000,000 lbs. of ,Chicago O. R. P. D.-Brochure available. castings per year. Magnesium Foundry is equipped with sand handling and mixing equipment, core drawing machines, core pack ovens, core spraying booth, spraying dry ovens, cooling tunnels, melting Hemp Mil Surplus furnaces, and heat treat and aging ovens and other foundry 31,00 sq. ft. items. Rated capacity of this foundry is 18,000,000 lbs. per Commodity Credit Corporation, year. Lexington, Ilinois.-Plancor 1531-19. UTILITIES: City and local utilty company. General Notes: Twenty-three acres of Assembly Building are Designed for producing and rough processing hemp fibre and refrigerated-air conditioned. Process piping of gas, compressed tow. air, vacuum, cooling water, ammonia, fuel oil supply and re- LAND: 40 acres. turn, gasoline, lubricating oil (new, used and waste), varsol, BUILDINGS: Straw Storage Building, area 5,880 sq. ft., clearcleaner and coolant solutions, and cutting and core oil is in- ance 15'-6"; block walls, gravel floor, clear span wood bowcapacity 25,000 lbs. per heat. There is also included sand han-

num each, and reverberatory aluminum remelting furnaces,

torized tilting melting furnaces, capacity 30,000 lbs., alumi-

stalled where needed; sprinkler systems, and high pressure,
medium pressure and exhaust steam lines where specified;

string roof trusses.

emergency lighting, fire alarm, autocall paging, and time recorder systems. Entire plant telephonically connected by auto-

Dryer Building, double deck construction, each deck divided into three spaces to serve as air ducts for dryers; concrete block

matic dial system. Four miles of railroad track on the site. This plant has been leased for a period of five years. Negotiations may be entered into for its purchase subject to the provisions of the lease in effect.

walls; area 7,480 sq. ft.

floor, wood bowstring trusses.

Mil Building, floor area 7,200 sq. ft., concrete block walls and

Bale Storage Building, floor area 5,376 sq. ft., similar to Mil

Chicago O. R. P. D.-Brochure available.
Machine Assembly Plant
41,200 sq. ft. Clearing Machine Corporation 6499 West 65th Street
Chicago, Ilinois.-Plancor 764.

Building. Boiler House, Shop Building, Locker, and Offce Building, total floor area 5,470 sq. ft. Clearance 9', 10', 30'.

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MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Hemp harvesters, gathering binders, scutchers, hemp breakers, hemp dryer units, baling press, trucks and trailers, steam engine, etc. NOTE: This plant description is based upon the war-time use
of the property, prior to its designation as "Surplus". Subsequently, however, the independent disposal of the machinery

and equipment has been authorized, and it is possible that all

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or part of the original machinery and equipment has been removed.

Hemp Mil
31,0 sq. ft.
Commodity Credit Corporation,
Galva, Ilinois.-Plancor 1531-26.

Surplus

UTILITIES: Water from deep well on site. Sewage disposal system on site. Power and light from local utilty. Chicgo O. R. P. D.-Brochure available.

Designed for producing and rough processing hemp fibre and
tow.

Hemp Mil
31,000 sq. ft. Commodity Credit Corporation,
Earlvile, Ilinois.-Plancor 1531-22.

Surplus

LAND: 41 acres. BUILDINGS: Straw Storage Building, area 5,880 sq. ft., clearance 15'6"; block walls, gravel floor, clear span woo bowstring roof trusses. Dryer Building, double deck construction, each deck divided
into three spaces to serve as air ducts for dryers; concrete block walls; area 7,480 sq. ft. .

tow.

Designed for producing and rough processing hemp fibre and

LAND: 41 acres. BUILDINGS: Straw Storage Building, area 5,880 sq. ft., clearance 15'-6"; block walls, gravel floor, clear span wood bowstring roof trusses.

Mil Building, floor area 7,200 sq. ft., concrete block walls and floor, wood bowstring trusses.

Bale Storage Building, floor area 5,376 sq. ft., similar to Mil
Building.

floor area, 5,470 sq. ft. Clearances 9', 10', 30'.

Boiler House, Shop Building, Locker, and Offce Building, total

Dryer Building, double deck construction, each deck divided into three spaces to serve as air ducts for dryers; concrete block

walls; area 7,480 sq. ft.

Mil Building, floor area 7,200 sq. ft., concrete block walls and floor, wood bowstring trusses.
Building.
floor area 5,470 sq. ft. Clearances 9', 10', 30'.

Bale Storage Building, floor area 5,376 sq. ft., similar to Mil
Boiler House, Shop Building, Locker, and Offce Building, total

MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Hemp harvesters, gathering binders, scutchers, hemp breakers, hemp dryer units, baling press, truck and trailers, steam engine, etc. NOTE: This plant description is based upon the wartime use of the property, prior to its designation as "Surplus". Subsequently, however, the independent disposal of the machinery and equipment has been authorized, and it is posible that all or part of the original machinery and equipment has ben
removed.

MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Hemp harvesters, gathering binders, scutchers, hemp breakers, hemp dryer units, baling
press, trucks and trailers, steam engine, etc.

NOTE: This plant description is based upon the war-time use
of the property, prior to its designation as "Surplus". Subse-

UTILITIES: Water from deep well on site. Sewage disposal system on site. Power and light from local utilty. Chicago O. R. P. D.-Brochure available.

and equipment has been authorized, and it is possible that all or part of the original machinery and equipment has been removed.

quently, however, the independent disposal of the machinery

Hemp Mil
31,0 sq. ft.
Commodity Credit Corporation,
Minok, Ilinois.-Plancor 1531-30.

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UTILITIES: Water from deep well on site. Sewage disposal system on site. Power and light from local utilty. Chicago O. R. P. D.-Brochure available.
Hemp Mil

Surplus
31,0 sq. ft.

Hemp Mil
31,0 sq. ft.
Commodity Credit Corporation,
Muncie, Ilinois.-Plancor 1531-37.

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Commodity Credit Corporation,
Wyoming, Ilinois.-Plancor 1531-23.

tow. LAND: 46 acres.

Designed for producing and rough processing hemp fibre and
Hemp Mil

BUILDINGS: Straw Storage Building, area 5,880 sq. ft., clearance 15'-6"; block walls, gravel floor, clear span wood bowstring roof trusses.

31,0 sq. ft.
Commodity Credit Corporation,
Galesburg, Ilinois.-Plancor 1531-40.

Surplus

Dryer Building, double deck construction, each deck divided into three spaces to serve as air ducts for dryers; concrete block
walls; area

Building.

7,480 sq. ft. Mil Building, floor area 7,200 sq. ft., concrete block walls and floor, wood bowstring trusses. Bale Storage Building, floor area 5,376 sq. ft., similar to Mil

tow.

Designed for producing and rough processing hemp fibe and

Boiler House, Shop Building, Locker, and Offce Building, total
floor area 5,470 sq. ft. Clearances 9', 10', 30'.

bowstring roof trusses.

LAND: 48 acres. BUILDINGS: Straw Storage Building, are 5,880 sq. ft., clearance 15'6"; block walls, gravel floor, clear span woo
Dryer Building, double deck construction, each dec divided into three spaces to serve as air ducts for dryers; concrete

MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Hemp harvesters, gathering binders, scutchers, hemp breakers, hemp dryer units, baling press, truck and trailers, steam engine, etc. NOTE: This plant description is based upon the war-time use
of the property, prior to its designation as "Surplus". Subse-

quently, however, the independent disposal of the machinery

and equipment has been authorized, and it is possible that all or part of the original machinery and equipment has been removed.

Building. Boiler House, Shop Building, Locker, and Offce Building, total floor area 5,470 sq. ft. Clearances 9', 10', 30'.

block walls; area 7,480 sq. ft. Mil Building, floor area 7,200 sq. ft., concrete bloc wals and floor, wood bowstring trusses. Bale Storage Building, floor area 5,376 sq. ft., similar to Mil

UTILITIES: Water from deep well on site. Sewage disposal system on site. Power and light from local utilty. Chicago O. R. P. D.-Brochure available.

baling press, trucks and trailers, steam engine, etc. NOTE: This plant description is based upon the wartime use of the property, prior to its designation as "Surplus". Subse
quently, however, the independent disposal of the machinery

ering binders, scutchers, hemp breakers, hemp dryer units,

MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Hemp harvesters, gath-

and equipment has been authorized, and it is possible that all

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or part of the original machinery and equipment has been

3,442,000 sq. ft. Buildings are from 100 sq. ft. to about 25,000

removed.

sq. ft. Construction generally of structural steel or reinforce

UTILITIES: Water from deep well on site.

concrete with masonry walls. Included are about 42 Inert

Power and light from locl utilty. Chicgo O. R. P. D.-Brochure availble.

Sewage disposal system on site.

Storage buildings each about 25,000 sq. ft. with clearances of 10' or 15'. (Some of wood timber and corrugated asbestos).

MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Mixing kettles, shell
driling and threading machines, taping machines, assembling

Hemp Mil Sold
31,0 sq. ft.
Commodity Credit Corporation,
Ladd, Ilinois.-Plancor 1531-42.

and disassembling machines, powder mixing machines, staking machines, assembly machines, loading machines, tablet presses, pelleting presses, inserting machines, primer assembling ma-

chines, dipping machines, crimping machines, consolidating
presses, crystallzing kettles, evaporating pans, scales, conveyors, etc.

UTILITIES: Water from 2 wells.
Sewage disposal plant.
Power and light from local utilty companies.

Aircraft Plant
2,250,000 sq. ft.

TRANSPORTATION: Wabash Railroad.
A vailable for lease in whole or in part, subject to possible restrictions as to its proposed use.

Aircraft Assembly Plant No.8,
Douglas Aircraft Company, Inc.,
Park Ridge, Ilinois.-Army.

Chicago O. R. P. D.-Brochure available (AP-159A).

LAND: Approximately 1,325 acres.
area 33,638 sq. ft., concrete floor, wood frame, cement asbestos wall board walls, 3 ply tar and gravel roof. Personnel Bldg. No.2: 2 story, 26,988 sq. ft., first floor con.

BUILDINGS: Boiler House NO.1: Basement and i story,

Aircraft Parts Plant (Gyro Pilots)
22,600 iq. ft.
Eversharp, Inc.,

crete, second floor wood, structural frame wood, walls, part facing brick with stud wall backing balance drop siding, 3-ply
tar and gravel roof.

1819 West Newport Avenue,
Chicago, Ilinois.-Plancor 1372.

Administration Bldg. No.4: 2 story, 166,000 sq. ft., constrcstructural frame wood, walls face brick veneer to window sils,

LAND: 0.320 acre.

tion features same as Personnel Bldg. except walls of asbestos

BUILDING: Two story brick, 100' by 118', clearance 13',
brick walls, sprinklered.

board.

Cafeteria Building: 1 story, 25,537 sq. ft., floor concrete,

MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Miscellaneous items are
stored off-site.

balance wood ship lap, roof, tar and gravel, 3 ply. Assembly Bldg. No.6: 1 story, 1,686,000 sq. ft., floor concrete, structural frame wood, walls, lower sections brick, center sec. tions steel sash, upper sections cement panel, roofing tar and
gravel 3 ply, bays 25' by 24'.
lar to boiler house.

UTILITIES: City and local utilty company.

tiations may be entei-ed into for its purchase subject to the
provisions of the lease in effect.

This plant has been leased for a period of five years. Nego-

Hangar Bldg. NO.7: 2 story, 191,000 sq. ft., construction simi-

Chicago O. R. P. D.-Brochure available.
Engine Parts Plant

Garage No.5: 1 story, 24,100 sq. ft., floor concrete, frame

blocks.

Paint Shop No.8: 1 story and basement, 43,724 sq. ft., constructon similar to Hangar No.7 except walls are concrete

330,0 iq. ft.
Fairbanks Morse and Company,

woo, walls bevelled redwood siding, roofing tar and gravel. Tow Target Building NO.8: 1 story, 13,311 sq. ft., concrete
2 ply rubberoid rofing.

floor, woo frame, walls granular siding over gysum siding,

MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Driling, miling and
cutting machines, lathes, grinders, board saws, h~draulic
preses, shears, punch presses, welding equipment, laooratory

and testing eqipment. UTILITIES: City and local utilty companies. TRANSPORTATION: Spurs to Chicago, Northwestern R. R.
and Chicago, Minneapolis & St. Paul R. R. Chicgo O. R. P. D.-Brochure available (AP-20).
Eleck Motor Plant

floors, floor area 5,000 sq. ft. Storage Building; No. 23, mil construction, 80' by 137' by 29' average height, two stories, 13" common brick walls, gable

Freeport, Illnois.-Nobs-44. LAND: About 43 % acres. BUILDINGS: Foundry Building; Nos. 16B, 16C, and 34B, two stories, 13" common brick and concrete walls, concrete

roof of tar and felt roofing on pine sheathing, ground floor

concrete, and maple on pine planks for second floor, floors and
roof supported by heavy timber framing. Elevator to second

floor, floor area, 21,900 sq. ft.

tures. Nos. 16 and 34, considered collectively, approximately

Factory Buildings: Several groups of interconnected struc-

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55,6 iq. ft.
Eicor, Inc.,
1501 West Congress Street,
Chicago, Ilinois.-Plancor 1000.

77' by 575' by 20'6" average height. One story, 13" common brick walls with 33% glazed areas, concrete floor, light steel trusses, full length monitor 31' wide by 6' high, corrugated metal roofing. Total approximate floor area, 44,275 sq. ft.

Nos. 1, 2, 3, 4, 24, 26, and 27. These buildings are divided by

12" brick partition walls. Buildings 27, 28, 29, 30, and 31 have

had partition walls removed, making one large room, building

Ammunition loading Plant
3,442,0 sq. ft. Elwoo Ordnance Plant. Joliet Arsenal, 15 miles south of Joliet, Ilinois.-Army. Designed for the loading of ammunition and for the manufacture of Amatol and Nitrate of Ammonia from Neutral Nitrate
of Ammonia Solution. LAND: About 15,328 acres.

27. Over-all dimensions of the above buildings 77' by 867' long, averaging 16%' high at eaves and varying from 24' to 31' high at ridge, one story, 13" common brick walls, 12% glazed, con-

crete or wood block floor, gable roof of corrugated sheet metal
asphalted, or tar and felt roofing on pine sheathing, with 90%

of roof supported by steel purlins on light steel trusses and 10% on wood trusses, steel-framed monitors. Total approximate floor area, 66,760 sq. ft.
Nos. 5 and 5% considered collectively, 77' by 96' by 36' average height, two stories, 13" brick walls, concrete floor on first

floor, and frame floor on second story, gable roof of pine sheathing on steel purlins and light steel trusses. Floor area

BUILDINGS: 976 buildings with a total area of about

14,780considered collectively, 77' by 669' by 22'6" avsq. ft. . Nos. 6 and 20,

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erage height. One story, 13" brick walls, concrete floor, double-pitched roof of pine sheathing on steel purlins on light

Gear Manufacturing Plant
130,000 sq. ft. Foote Brothers Gear & Machine Company,
Chicago, Ilinois.-Nod-1604.

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steel trusses, monitor roofing of asphalted corrugated sheet
Nos. 5A and 5B, considered collectively, 31'6" by 130' by 16'6"

and toilet facilities. Total floor area 51,510 sq. ft.

metal or tar and felt roofing. Building 5 houses first-aid room

average height, one story, 13" common brick walls, frame gable roof of pine sheathing on pine framing, concrete and fir floor, sheet iron asphalted, or tar and felt roofing. Total floor
area, 4,095 sq. ft.

Aircraft Engine Plant
2,030,000 sq. ft. General Motors Corporation,
Melrose Park, Illinois.-Plancor 39.

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Nos. 7, 8, and 12, considered collectively, 77' by 366' by 23' average height, one story, 13" common brick walls, floor of

steel and wood purlins supported by light steel trusses, asphalt and felt roofing, monitor. Floor area 28,180 sq. ft. No. 12A, 31' by 73' by 24'6" average height, one story, 13" common brick walls, concrete floor, gable roof, pine sheathing on steel beams, tar and felt roofing, monitor. Floor area, 2,260 sq. ft. No. 11A, 112' by 31' and 48' by 54', average height varying from 18' to 20', one story, 13" common brick walls, concrete
floor, double-pitched roof of pine sheathing on timber trusses,

concrete and wood blocks. Gable roof of pine sheathing on

Iron Foundry
24,000 tons per year

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General Motors Corporation,
Danvile, Ilinois.-Plancor 1996.

Steel Plant
390,000 tons O. H. ingots per year

Surplus

asphalt and felt roofing. Floor area 6,065 sq. ft.

gable roof of pine sheathing on steel purlins on light steel trusses, tar and felt roofing, monitor. Part of building No.9,
30' by 64' by 25' high, sawtooth roof, balance same as above. Total floor area 15,394 sq. ft. Warehouse Building; No. 11, main building used as warehouse
and shipping room, 77' by 321' by 22' average height above

Nos. 9 and 10, considered collectively, 77' by 175' by 22' average height, one story, 13" common brick walls, concrete floor,

Granite City Steel Company,
Granite City, Ilinois.-Plancor 312.

products of the lessee. The three open hearth furnaces wil produce approximately 32,500 tons of steel ingots per month; the month, and the one slab furnace wil heat approximately 22,000

Designed to increase production of steel plate and other steel
two soaking pits wil heat approximately 56,000 tons per

tons per month.

maple flooring. 13" common brick walls, gable roof of pine sheathing on steel purlins on light steel trusses. Attached to

floor which is 3' above grade at south side. Concrete floor and

LAND: Approximately 17 acres. BUILDINGS: Open Hearth Building is structural steel frame
with provision for an additional furnace; floor area 150,962
sq. ft.; ceilngs, 82' and 21'.

galvanized sheet-iron canopy on steel framing. Attached to
west end is a similar concrete loading platform 31' by 52'

south wall is an open loading platform 13' by 290' long with limestone foundation and concrete floor, 3' above grade and a

Motor generator building, graphite building, material storage hoppers building, an addition to hot strip building, addition to
offce building extension. Total floor area, 77,000 sq. ft. MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Three 155-ton open hearth
hour slab furnace.
shearing and shipping building, laboratory building and main

without canopy. Southwest corner of warehouse has a 2-trailer Main building floor area, 24,720 sq. ft., canopied loading platform floor area, 3,770 sq. ft., uncovered loading platform floor area, 1,610 sq. ft.
truck loading stall even with grade, approximately 25' by 30'.
Garage; No. 15A, 30' by 43' by 14' average height, 9" and 13"

furnaces; two 100 ton per hour soaking pits; one 50 ton per
Rollng stock: 200 cars, one motor crane, one 30-ton battery
locomotive, three 25-ton diesel locomotives and one 44-ton

common brick and frame walls, flat frame roof, asphalt and felt roofing and concrete floor. Floor area, 6,785 sq. ft.
room), stone and concrete foundation. This building includes engine room, boiler room, and coal bin. Floor area 6,970 sq. ft.
ings are sprinklered.
MACHINERY AND

Powerhouse; No. 14, 82' by 85' averaging 25' high, 13" common brick walls, concrete floor, corrugated sheet iron roofing

diesel locomotive. Other items: 1,240 cfm air compressor, gas burners, car-pullers, conveyors, crushers, fans, furnaces, motor
stacks, switches, tanks, thermometers, transformers, cooling tower, etc. In open hearth building: two 200-ton ladle cranes,

generator sets, plate-handling equipment, pumps, scales,

on pine sheathing on steel purlins (light steel trusses in boiler

Some thirteen other units total about 35,000 sq. ft. All build-

two 75-ton ladle cranes, one 150-ton stripper crane and two 7¥.-ton charging cranes. In other buildings: one 10-ton, three
15-ton, one 30-ton cranes.

EQUIPMENT : Chromium plating equipment, heater units, generators, tanks, controls, tank ventilators, anodes, motors, water-treatment equipment, acid storage, lifting bars, pumps, stirring rods, solvent machine and miscellaneous items.

UTILItIES: Water by utilty company and four deep wells.
road Company.

Power and light by lessee and by local utilty company. TRANSPORTATION: Spur tracks of Ilinois Terminal Rail-

Sanitary by municipal system.

Cranes include eleven monorails, twelve I-ton hoists, one 2-ton

crane, one 2-ton hoist, one 114 ton hoist, one i.-ton hoist.

St. Louis O. R. P. D.-Brochure available.

UTILITIES: Water from 210' deep well on site. City service
also available.

Power and light from plant powerhouse which contains two

Coke Calcining Plant Surplus
9,000 toni per month

waukee, St. Paul & Pacific Railroad.
Machine Shop

steam-driven generating units, total capacity 768 kw. Connections for additional current with local utilty. TRANSPORTATION: Five spur tracks from Chicago, MilChicago O. R. P. D.-Brochure available (NP-6).

Great Lakes Carbon Corporation,
Chicago, Ilinois.-Plancor 1407.

15,6 sq. ft.
A. Finkl & Sons Chicago, Ilinois.-Plancor 657.

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LAND: Parcel of 1.08 acres, plus right-of-way, both leased. BUILDINGS AND STRUCTURES: The major unit consists of a group of four reinforced concrete silos, each 24' inside diameter and 60' high, arranged in a cluster. There is also a Refractory Shed, 30' by 75', area 2,200 sq. ft. MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Principally two functional
units for feeding coke to rotary kilns, calcining, and discharg-

ing the finished product; comprise combination gas and oil

Aircraft Engine Parts Plant
408,000 sq. ft.
Foote Brothers Gear Machine Corporation,
5225 and 5335 South Western Boulevard, Chicago, Ilinois.-Plancor 417.

burners conveyors, elevators, firing house, reciprocating feed-

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ers, rot~ry coolers, rotary kilns, settling chambers, etc.

UTILITIES: City and local utilty companies. TRANSPORTATION: Switch track connection with Indiana Harbor Belt R. R.
Chicago O. R. P. D.-Brochure availble.

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Ammunition Loading Plant Surplus
1,269,000 iq. ft. Green River Ordnance Plant Stewart-Warner Corporation

Plant. These seven loading lines contain from 14 to 30 build-

ings, varying according to the loading being done. The buildings are all specialized in layout and construction, and vary in size from a few hundred feet to approximately 22,000 sq. ft. in

In Lee County, Ilinois; approximately 7 miles southeast of Dixon, Ilinois.-Army. LAND: About 8,341 acres.

floor space. There are three to six major buildings in each loadBuildings.

ing line, the major buildings being Receiving and Shipping

BUILDINGS: The various areas and facilties are described
briefly as follows:

The Administration Area has the following main buildings:

With the exception of lines 5 and 6, each loading line has its own boiler house for heating and supplying process steam as required, and a change house and lunch room. Lines 5 and 6 are served by the Boiler House in the Shop and Maintenance
Area. MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Thread cleaning machines,
cabinet dryers, hoppers, powder blenders, granulating machines, screening machines, ball mils, staking machines, pellet presses, hydraulic presses, crimping and assembling machines, marking machines, nailng machines, shadow-

Cafeteria No. 1002, 15,000 sq. ft., seats 525 people. Fire and Police Building No. 1003, 9,000 sq. ft. Employment Building No. 1004, 8,000 sq. ft. Hospital Building No. 1005, 8,800 sq. ft. Communications Building No. 1006, 1,250 sq. ft., this building is of masonry construction. Women's Dormitory No. 1008, an "H" shaped building, with approximately 24,000 sq. ft. Men's Dormitory No. 1009, an "H" shaped building, with approximately 24,000 sq. ft. Ten Residence Buildings.
such as guard houses, wash rack, bottle gas storage building,
etc. All the major buildings in the area are of wood frame

building.

Administration Building No. 1001, 42,000 sq. ft., two-story

graph scales, automatic weighers, vacuum separators, conveyor

and assembly machines, spraying machine, melt units, etc., also offce furniture, offce equipment, cafeteria equipment, laundry
ment.

systems, press machines, steam jacket kettles, tanks, primer

equipment, factory furniture, hospital and dormitory equip-

NOTE: This plant description is based upon the war-time use
of the property prior to its designation as "Surplus". Subse-

In addition, there are several smaller buildings in this area,

quently, however, the independent disposal of the machinery

and equipment has been authorized, and it is possible that all
removed.

construction with floors of concrete and wood, walls of drop
The Shop and Maintenance Area contains the following major buildings:
sq. ft. Milwright Machine, Forging and Welding Building No. 1102, 11,700 sq. ft. Warehouse Building No. 1103, 10,000 sq. ft. Diesel Repair Building No. 1104, 6,700 sq. ft. Boiler House No. 110, 7,400 sq. ft., this building provides heating and process steam' as required for the area.

or part of the original machinery and equipment has been

siding, with asphalt roofing.

Plumbing, Electrical, Carpentry and Tin Shop No. 1101, 11,700

UTILITIES: Water from nine deep wells. Sanitary sewage system consists of some 44,400' of underground pipe and connects with two gravity trunk lines running directly to treatment plant. Power and light from local utilty company.
TRANSPORTATION: C. B. & Q. and i. C. Railroads.

Chicago O. R. P. D.-Brochure available. (AP-H8)

Laundry and Dry Cleaning Building No. 1106, 8,400 sq. ft. Car and Truck Building No. 1107, 9,900 sq. ft. Wash and Grease Building No. 1108, 3,400 sq. ft. Change House, Lunch Room and Laboratory No. 1113, 9,600

Steel Foundry
2,4 tons per year

Sold

Gunite Foundries, Inc.,
Rockford, Ilinois.-Plancor 68.

room for accommodating the people working in the area. In addition, there are a few small minor buildings in this area. Construction generally floors and floor finish of concrete; walls
corrugated asbestos on wood roof deck.

sq. ft. This building has change house facilties and a lunch

Zinc Plant Facilties
12,880 tons slab zinc per year

of wood and asbestos, structural framing of wood, roofing oÎ

The Inert Storage and Shipping Area at this plant is divided

Hegeler Zinc Company,
Hegeler, Ilinois.-Plancor 971.

storage buildings each with 21,410 sq. ft. of floor space. The second contains four double inert storage buildings of the same size, and one single inert storage building with 10,754 sq. ft.
framing is of wood, walls are of asbestos and wood, and roofs

into two separate areas. One area contains four double inert

Floor foundations and finish are of concrete, structural
ings have no plumbing nor heating facilties installed. The
(1,068 sq. ft. each) and two frost proof igloos (126 sq. ft. each).
(1,608 sq. ft. each).
(3) 12 standard magazines for Finished Ammunition (10,770

Designed to recover cadmium from gases, and to produce a higher grade of slab zinc. LAND: 0.59 acres.

BUILDINGS: Two buildings, total floor area 11,400 sq. ft., reinforced concrete and steel construction.

are of corrugated asbestos on wood roof decks. These build-

Ammunition (Explosive) Storage and Shipping Area consists
of four separate areas as follows:

dling, crane bridge, elevators, precipitators, roasters, sinter machine, speed reducers, stack, etc.

MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Conveyors for ore hanUTILITIES: City and local utiity company. TRANSPORTATION: Spur track by N. Y. C. Chicago O. R. P. D.-Brochure available.

(1) 14 underground magazines for High Explosive Storage
(2) 12 underground magazines for Smokeless Powder Storage

sq. ft. each).

(4) 59 underground magazines for Finished Ammunition
1,608 sq. ft. each).

Zinc Plant Facilties
2,600 tons per year

In these four areas, all buildings, with the exception of the

Standard Magazines for Finished Ammunition, are of concrete
construction of the standard type.

Hegeler Zinc Company,
Danvile, Ilinois.-Plancor 2465.

corrugated asbestos on wood roof deck. There are no heating,

The Standard Magazines for Finished Ammunition are of wood frame construction with wood floors and walls, and roofing of
lighting, or plumbing facilties in any of these buildings. Build-

LAND: 60' by 140', leased.

ings in the loading lines and storage areas are separated by
standard safety distances. All buildings are segregated in each

of the above sections, and each section is fenced, as is the
plant as a whole.

There are seven loading lines at the Green River Ordnance

BUILDING: 30' by 120', area 3,600 sq. ft., ceilng 20'. Concrete, brick, steel joists. Building is an extension to lessee's rollng mil building. MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: One rollng mil, two slitting machines, one coiler. UTILITIES: Lessee. Chicago O. R. P. D.

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Aircraft Plant
170,0 iq. ft.
Howard Aircraft Corporation, also
Majestic Radio and Television Corporation,
St. Charles, Ilinois.-Plancor 783.

500 sq. ft. Layout conforms to the typical loading plant layout in which the lines are widely separated and each line consists of a few main buildings with numerous small detached auxiliary buildings, with most buildings connected by covered passageways. Construction generally consists of wood framing with asbestos protected metal roofing and siding.
with asbestos protected metal roofs and siding. MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Crystallzing equipment, screening machines, evaporating pans, pelleting presses and other type presses, mils, shakers, pumps, scales, primer machines, staking machines, loading machines, assembling machines, powder lifters, powder blenders, shell coating and drying units, cleaning machines, crimping machines, mixing

LAND: Three parcels, 208 acres. BUILDINGS: Four main buildings and ten minor buildings.
Offce Building, floor area 21,600 sq. ft.; brick exterior.

The Boiler Houses serving these lines are of woo framing

Factory Building, one story brick and mil construction' area 126,800 sq. ft.; ceilng height 14'. '
Boiler House, Garage, Hammer House, one combined building

Sewer disposal system on site.
ern Railroad.

brick exterior walls, radial brick stack, floor area 4,453 sq. ft: Hangar, one story brick, clearance 14', area 11,967 sq. ft. Ten minor buildings. Total 2,100 sq. ft. MACHINERY AND gQUIPMENT: Grinders, lathes, milers, shears, brakes, cut-off machines, spray booths, etc. UTILITIES: Water from deep well on site.
TRANSPORTATION: Spur track of Chicago and Northwest-

kettles, melting units, conveyors, elevators, primer loading'ma-

chines, factory trucks. Driling machines, dril presses, radial drils, grinders, lathes, and other maintenance equipment. UTILITIES: Water from Crab Orchard Lake.
Complete sewer system and disposal plant.

Power and light by local utilty companies.

and Quincy R. R.

Power and Light from local utilty company. TRANSPORTATION: Branch lines of Chicago, Burlington

Chicago O. R. P. D.-Brochure available.

Magnesium Foundry Surplus
7,200,0 Ibs. per year
Howard Foundry Company, Inc.,
Bloomingdale Avenue & North Lemon Avenue,
Chicago, Ilinois.-Plancor 1170.

visions of the lease in effect.

tions may be entered into for its purchase subject to the pro-

This plant has been leased for a period of 5 years. Negotia-

St. Louis O. R. P. D.-Brochure available (AP-81).

'ire Manufacturing Plant
390,0 sq. ft.
Inland Rubber Corporation,
Ottawa, Ilinois.-Plancor 2390.

Sold

LAND: 5.3 acres. BUILDINGS: Main Building, brick and masonry construction,
floor area 134,950 sq. ft., clearances 14' to 27', sprinklered.
Secondary Building, Personnel and Garage Building, 10,450

sq. ft., brick walls, sprinklered. MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Complete installation of
melting furnaces, turbo blowers, heat treat furnaces, core

Aircraft Plant
190,0 sq. ft.

Surplus

ovens, heat treat ovens, sand blast equipment, moulding and
conveyors.

Interstate Aircraft & Engineering Corporation,

capacity. Numerous electric hoists. Complete system of roller

core equipment. Twenty-three cranes from 1 to 10 ton

also Rudolph Wurlizer Co.,
DeKalb, Ilinois.-Plancor 1160.

UTILITIES: City and local utilty companies.
TRANSPORTATION: Spur track of C. M. St. P. & P. R. R.

Chicago O. R. P. D.-Brochure available.

LAND: 53 acres. BUILDINGS: Factory and Offce Building, 200' wide by 840' long, divided into center high bay 70' wide and two side bays
each 65' wide. Clearances 18', 11'. Total floor area 168,000
sq. ft. Brick walls, steel sash. Sprinklered.

Ammunition Loading Plant
2,201,000 sq. ft.

Hangar Building, area 19,290 sq. ft., clearance 20', frame, brick
walls. Sprinklered.

Ilinois Ordnance Plant Sherwin-Wiliams Defense Corporation
About eleven miles east of Carbondale, Ilinois.-Army.

Guard House, Garage Building, 2,200 sq. ft., brick.
miling machine, band saws, cut-off machines, etc.

MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Dril presses, lathes,

Project has an ammonium nitrate production unit. LAND: About 22,474 acres. BUILDINGS: There are 536 buildings on the site.

The various areas are briefly described as follows: The staff and residence area contains 15 single residences with garages, and two dormitories. Frame construction.

UTILITIES: City and local utilty companies. TRANSPORTATION: Switch track of Chicago, Milwaukee & St. Paul R. R. This plant has been leased for a period of five years. Negotia tions may be entered into for its purchase subject to the provisions of the lease in effect.

Administration area, administration buildings, cafeteria, infirmary and miscellaneous service buildings. Frame construction.
eral plant maintenance and repair, including machine shop, blacksmith shop, woodworking shop, garage and locomotive house, laundry and miscellaneous facilties. There are seven

Chicago O. R. P. D.-Brochure available.
Explosives Plant

Shop and Maintenance area, buildings and facilties for genshop buildings, each of 10,000 or more square feet. The Inert Storage and Shipping area, 37 buildings having total

1,520,0 iq. ft.
Kankakee Ordnance Works

floor area of 385,500 sq. ft. Wood frame construction with asbestos protected corrugated iron walls and roofs. Ammunition (Explosive) Storage and Shipping area, 43 above ground type magazine buildings with total floor area of 300,000 sq. ft. Wood frame construction with walls and roofs of asbestos protected corrugated iron or of cement-asbestos. There are also 171 concrete igloos of standard type, total floor area about 240,000 sq. ft.
plant. Loading lines, total of 7 complete lines, total floor area of 878,Ammonium Nitrate area contains a standard type evaporating

(Joliet Arsenal) 10 miles southwest of Joliet, Ilinois. Designed for the manufacture of T.N.T., Oleum, etc. LAND: About 20,860 acres.

BUILDINGS: Total area about 1,520,000 sq. ft. Principal buildings about 39,000 sq. ft. area. Coninclude . 2 Power Houses, each 2 story,
crete, steel and brick.

Main Offce, 2 story about 78,000 sq. ft., wood. General Warehouse, about 18,000 sq. ft., concrete, steel, brick. Combined Shops, about 33,000 sq. ft., concrete, steel, masonry.

Box Factory, about 29,000 sq. ft., concrete, steel, masonry.

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The special process buildings are mostly multiple story, and
generally of structural steel with asbestos siding. Utilty buildings, Filtration plant, etc., generally of steel and

masonry.

MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Numerous items of spemanufacturing plant; sulphuric acid concentrating; anhydrous ammonia; nitric acid concentrating; storage facilties, etc. Included are scale tanks, platform scales, numerous types of
proess tanks, storage tanks, pumps, exchangers, motors, incial production equipment including facilties for 20-ton Sellte

Gas plant produces and sells gas to others. TRANSPORTATION: Three railroads enter the plant site. St. Louis O. R. P. D.-Brochure available.

UTILITIES: Water from City and wells on site. Power and light by local utilty company.
Sewage disposal system on site.

Steel Forging Plant Surplus
6,000 tons per year
Kropp Forge Company,

struments, controls, Nitrabors, mono; Nitrators, Bi and Tri; fortifiers; TNT flakers; bleaching columns; absorption coland equipment, cafeteria equipment, hospital equipment, and
complete shop and maintenance equipment.
Three 45-ton, two 80-ton, and one 55-ton Diesel locomotives,

umns; condensers; after-coolers; air compressors; ammonia compressors; fiters; separators, etc. Also offce furniture

South 54th Avenue,
Cicero, Ilinois.-Plancor 1293.

A complete forge shop for production of commercial forgings.

and seven 8-ton gasoline locomotives.

UTILITIES: Water from 12 deep wells in the area and from
Separate systems are provided for sanitary sewage and sewage disposal, and for the discharge of cooling water and process wastes. Sewage treatment plant on site. Power and light from local public utilty company. Plant also
has a 1,260 steam-turbine driven generator in Power House
Kankakee and Des Plaines River.

LAND: 8lA acres. BUILDINGS: Eight buildings, total floor area 80,000 sq. ft.
Steel storage yard area' 25,500 sq. ft. Construction generally

steel frame and corrugated siding.

MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Saw machines, drop
hammers, presses, forge furnaces, and controls, heat treat furnaces, tumblers, grinders, compressors, etc. Also two 10-ton,

No.2. TRANSPORTATION: Chicago & Alton R. R. and the Santa

FeR.R.

This projeot is available for lease in whole or in part, subject
to possible restriction as to its proposed use.

two 5-ton, three 2-ton and one Ph-ton cranes. UTILITIES: City and local utilty companies. TRANSPORTATION: Switch track of B. & 0., C. T. R. R. This plant has been leased for a period of five years. Negotia tions may be entered into for its purohase subject to the provisions of the lease in effect.

Chicago O. R. P. D.-Brochure available (AP-160).

Chicago O. R. P. D.-Brochure available.
Detinning Plant

Steel Foundry
S,4 toni caitlngi per year
Key Company,
27th and McCasland Avenues,
East St. Louis, Ilinois.-Plancor 1390.

Surplus

Sold
17,500 sq. ft.

Metal and Thermit Corporation
Chicago, Ilinois.-Plancor 1583.

Machine Assembly Plant Surplus
52,725 iq. ft.

Designed for the production of steel castings. LAND: 6.19 acres. BUILDINGS: Foundry Building, one story brick, steel reinforced concrete. Total floor area 96,690 sq. ft., clearances 23' and 30'. Three minor buildings totallng 23,600 sq. ft., masonry construction. MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Electric melting furnace, sand handling, conditioning and conveyor system, jolt molding

Midland Machine Corporation, also Chicago Vitreous
Enamel Products Company 500 West 36th Street
Chicago, Ilinois.-Plancor 631.

LAND: 0.943 acre.
brick exterior walls. Clearances 11' and 21' in the large center
10-ton crane and 3-ton crane. UTILITIES: Water and sewage disposal by City.

hammers, electric drils, etc. UTILITIES: City and local utilty companies. Processing water from well on site. TRANSPORTATION: Spur track of the Terminal Railroad Assoiation. St. Louis O. R. P. D.-Brochure available.

machines, core ovens, annealing furnaces, grinders, chipping

BUILDING: Two-story, reinforced concrete columns and crane bay. A built-in craneway in center bay designed for a
Gas, power and light from local utilty companies.

Chicago O. R. P. D.-Brochure available.

Ordnance Parts Plant Surplus
109,0 sq. ft. Miehle Printing Press and Manufacturing Company, Hastings Street,
Chicago, Ilinois.-Nord 1035.

Iron and Coke Plant
46,0 toni pig iron per year
43,0 toni coke and by.productl per year

Koppers Company, Inc.,
Granite City, Ilinois.-Plancor 438. Designed for production of pig iron and coke and the by-prod-

PLANT: Land, building, machinery and equipment used for
the manufacture of gun mounts and ammunition.

ucts of coke (oven gas, tar, benzol, toluol, etc.).

LAND: About 2% acres, under option. BUILDING: A one-story addition was built to existing manufacturing plant. Overall dimensions are 280' by 360' having

LAND: Approximately 210.76 acres in six parcels. BUILDINGS: 28 buildings, total floor area 74,000 sq. ft. structural steel, brick and concrete. MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Coke Plant: car dumper, ore bridge, pulverizers, and one battery of forty-nine Koppers patented Becker ovens, capacity 1,190 tons of coal per day. Ore Handling and Sintering Plant (Dwight-Lloyd design);
two furnaces, capacity 465,000 tons of pig iron per year. Also pig casting machine and three turbo blowers.

30' by 280'. Height is 24' and clearance below beams 21'. Brick walls, structural steel framing. There are 4 monitors on roof,

an approximate area of 100,800 sq. ft. There is also a lean-to

also one crane bay extending above main roof. Steel columns

block finish. Wet pipe sprinkler system. MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Varied types of machine tools, and other production equipment.

spaced 40' on centers. Steel sash, concrete floor with woo

One 2% ton, one 5 ton, two 10 ton, one 15 ton cranes, and a

36" conveyor.

ture and fixturs.

Laboratory and testing equipment; machine tols; and furni-

UTILITIES: Furnished by city and local utilty companies. TRANSPORTATION: Railroad, B. & 0., C. T. R. R. switch alongside of property. Chioago O. R. P. D.-Broohure available (NP-J,).

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Ore Reduction Plant Surplus Aircraft Parts Plant (Airplane Wings) Surplus
4,650 tons of Zinc Concentrates and 17,800 toni of Calcium

795,000 sq. ft.
Pullman-Standard Car Manufacturing Company,

Flouride Concentrates per year
Minerva Oil Company,
Cave-In-Rock, Ilinois.-Plancor 1283.

900 E. 103rd Street,
Chicago, Ilinois.-Plancor 104.

Designed for the mining and miling of zinc and fluorspar bearing ores.

LAND: Approximately 34.97 acres.

LAND: Approximately 14 acres. BUILDINGS: Mil Building, steel frame construction, 10,000
sq. ft., ceiling height 33'.

floor area; clearance 33'; masonry construction.
masonry construction.

BUILDINGS: Four main buildings totallng 740,000 sq. ft.

Six minor buildings total 55,000 sq. ft.; wood frame and
MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Drillng machines, lathes, miling machines, bending machines, scrap metal balers, beading machines, gondolas, welding machines, etc. Portable tools
and furniture and fixtures, including cafeteria equipment.

Power Plant, steel frame, 3,580 sq. ft., ceilng height 16'. Four minor frame buildings, totallng 4,200 sq. ft. MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Five 60-ton open hearth
furnaces and accessories; sand and sand re-conditioning equip-

ment; core and molding equipment; cleaning and finishing
equipment; heat treating equipment; 40-ton standard gauge

NOTE: This plant description is based upon the wartime use
of the property prior to its designation as "Surplus". Subsequently, however, the independent disposal of the machinery

cars; two compressors; three 75-ton Allance overhead cranes; two 50-ton Alliance overhead cranes; six 25-ton P & H over-

diesel locomotive; 40' steel flat cars; two 40' air operated dump

head cranes; four and one-half miles standard gauge railroad tracks, switches and turn-outs.

and equipment has been authorized, and it is possible that all or part of the original machinery and equipment has been removed.

Railroad Association main line tracks. St; Louis O. R. P. D.-Brochure available.

UTILITIES: City and local utilty companies. TRANSPORTATION: Direct connections to the Terminal

UTILITIES: City and local utilty companies.
TRANSPORTATION: Spur track of Pullman Railroad Company.

This plant has bee'n leased for a period of five years. Negotia tions may be entered into for its purchase subject to the provi
sions of the lease in effect.

Aircraft Parts Plant Sold
210,000 sq. ft.

Chicago O. R. P. D.-Brochure available.

Minneapolis-Honeywell Regulator Company, Cicero and Division Streets,
Chicago, Ilinois.-Plancor 868.

Steel Plant
750,000 tons E. F. ingots per year

Surplus

Machine Shop Sold
12,700 iq. ft. Onsrud Machine Works, Inc. 3951-57 West Belden Avenue
Chicago, Ilinois.-Plancor 632.

Republic Steel Corporation, 114th Street at Burley Avenue,
South Chicago, Ilinois.-Plancor 422.

Designed to manufacture the following: pig iron 450,000; open
hearth steel 571,000; electric furnace steel 750,000; sinter 300,000; blooms 960,000; bars 480,000; coke 495,000 tons per

year.
River. BUILDINGS: Total floor area about 3,100,000 sq. ft.

LAND: Approximately 160 acres, adjacent to the Calumet
part basement; structural steel; floor area 1,800,000 sq. ft.;

Machine Shop
46,500 sq. ft.
Ostrander-Seymour Plant 1874 South 54th Avenue,

Sold

Bloom and Bar Mil and Pit Furnace Building, two.story and
Tilting and Electric Furnace Building, structural steel; floor
area 460,000 sq. ft.

20' to 23' ceilngs.

International Harvester Company Cicero, Ilinois.-Army.

Total floor area of remaining 66 buildings, approximately 840,000 sq. ft. MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: One blast furnace; nine 70-ton electric furnaces; four 225-ton tilting open hearth furnaces; one 44" blooming mil; one 32" and 36" bar mil; sintering plant; battery of 75 coke ovens; by-products plant with
facilties for recovery of benzol light oils, phenol, pyridine, tar

Ordnance Plant
238,800 sq. ft.
Pressed Steel Car Company E. 136th Street and S. Brandon Avenue

Surplus

and sulphate.

Metallurgical and testing laboratory, etc.
capacity of 40,000 GPM.

Chicago, Ilinois. Comprises an extension to the lessee's plant for the production
of tanks.

UTILITIES: Process water pumped from Calumet River,
Sanitary facilties by municipal system.

one-story, clearance 9' in offces, 32' in shop. Concrete floor on

LAND: About 5lh acres, leased. BUILDINGS: Manufacturing Building A, Area 66,900 sq. ft.,
siding. Manufacturing Building B, Area 51,300 sq. ft., one-story, clearance 32', construction similar to Building A.

Power and light by local utility companies. TRANSPORTATION: System of switch tracks served by

columns, wood trusses. Walls of corrugated cement asbestos

ground, structural frame of reinforced concrete columns, steel

freighters. Chicago O. R. P. D.-Brochure available.

Pennsylvania R. R. also extensive docks on site, for Lake

Steel Plant Facilties
Republic Steel Corporation,
South Chicago, Ilinois.-Plancor 1690.

Manufacturing Building C, Area 120,600 sq. ft., one-story, clearance 32', concrete floor. Structural frame of steel and re-

inforced concrete columns and steel trusses. Corrugated cement asbestos siding.

Additions to lessee's buildings, and equipment installed in lessee's buildings to increase production of annealed steel
alloys.

UTILITIES: City and local utilty company. TRANSPORTATION: Main lines of the N. Y., Chicago and
St. Louis R. R. Chicago O. R. P. D.-Brochure available (AP-52).

BUILDINGS: (On lessee's land.) Leanto additions 1,700 sq. ft.

Carpenter Shop, frame construction, 6,000 sq. ft.

MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Eight annealing furnaces,

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one four section warming furnace, two pickling vats, rinse
tank, three power driven hack saws.

Part of these facilities have been sold and leased. Negotiations may be entered into for purchase subject to the terms of the
lease in effect. Chicago O. R. P. D.

Garage building, repair and maintenance, 5,000 sq. ft. floor area. Dry Cleaning and Laundry building, 9,200 sq. ft. of floor area. These buildings, with the exception of the Boiler House which

with concrete floors, asbestos siding and asbestos single roofs.
In the Inert Storage and Shipping areas are 10 warehouses for

has brick and tile walls, are all of wood frame construction,

Brass Fabricating Plant Surplus
377,000 iq. ft.
Revere Copper & Brass Inc.,
Chicago, Ilinois.-Plancor 91. Designed for use as a brass casting furnace and rollng mil.

frontage of 1280 ft. along Normandy Avenue and 380 ft. along
Fullerton A venue.

LAND: The area of the rectangular site is 13.2 acres with a

building.

storage of the unfinished product, each having 21,700 sq. ft. of floor area. In the Oak Ordnance section there are 20 two-story houses of wood frame construction. The Administration area contains the following main buildings: Administration building, 34,559 sq. ft. of floor area, two-story

BUILDINGS: The main building, complete in 1942, is onestory, 1082 ft. by 362 ft., with additions 78 ft. by 100 ft. for storage purposes at the north end and 42 ft. by 68 ft., two stories and basement, for offce purposes at the south end. The building is steel frame construction with brick walls and
precast roof slabs. Main building floors are reinforced concrete

Cafeteria, 18,858 sq. ft. of floor area. Employment Offce, 8,221 sq. ft. of floor area. Infirmary, 3,682 sq. ft. of floor area. Three Dormitories, two-story buildings, capacity 160 persons
each.
All the buildings in this area are of wood frame construction.

slab, surfaced with wood blocks. Second floor offce portion is
concrete slab covered with asphalt tie. The total floor area is 376,720 sq. ft., including basement

facturing space, and 10' 4" and 10' 11" in offce space. MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: The facilties of the plant furnish a complete production from basic metals, primarily for

sq. ft. Ceilng clearances are 24 ft., 25 ft. and 32 ft. in manu-

18,720 sq. ft., first floor 336,000 sq. ft., and second floor 22,000

Boiler House, for heating and supplying steam to the Shop
area. Garage, 4,803 sq. ft. of floor area. Laboratory, 3,340 sq. ft. of floor area. Inert Storage and Shipping area contains 37 Warehouses each

Maintenance and Diesel Repair building, 26,263 sq. ft. of floor area. General Warehouse, 12,430 sq. ft. of floor area. Woodworking Shop, 10,068 sq. ft. of floor area. Laundry and Dry Cleaning building, 8,016 sq. ft. of floor area.

cipal buildings:

The Shop and Maintenance area contains the following prin-

machine tools, miscellaneous metal forming and sheet metal tools, other production equipment, laboratory and testing equipment, furniture and fixtures and portable tools.
Cranes and hoists are located in casting shop, machine shop, rollng mil and manufacturing areas.

casting and rollng brass products. The equipment includes,

having 28,303 sq. ft. of floor area. These buildings are all of

wood frame and asbestos construction. In this area there is
also one building with 25,710 sq. ft. of floor area which is used
for the offce and for storage of wood shooks.

UTILITIES: City and local utilties.
TRANSPORTATION: Railroad connections and siding facilities with Chicago, Milwaukee and St. Paul R. R. Incoming siding capacity for six cars.

ing lines.

There are five or six major buildings in each of the four load-

Interconnections with all major railroads in the Chicago area. Chicago O. R. P. D.-Brochure available.
3,900,000 sq. ft.

Ammunition Loading Plant Surplus
Sangamon Ordnance Plant-Oak Ordnance Plant,
Remington Rand, Inc.,

area. Melt Load building, 13,828 sq. ft. total floor area. Driling and Boostering building, 21,222 sq. ft. total floor area. Assemble, Pack and Ship building, 21,872 sq. ft. total floor area. Inert Storage building, 30,095 sq. ft. total floor area.
frame and asbestos construction. MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Presses, shell coating and
The buildings in the loading lines are of wood frame or wood

Receive Paint and Clean building, 19,913 sq. ft. total floor

Iliopolis, Ilinois.-Army.
LAND: About 19,094 acres.

timers, drying units, material handling equipment, riveter machines, spinning machines, squeezers, crimping machine, automatic loading machines, assembly machines, marking machines, blending machines, screening machines, etc. Complement of machine tools. Also offce furniture and equipment,

drying machines, separators, shakers, melt units, jar mils,

BUILDINGS: In all, there are 895 buildings and structures in
The various building's are described briefly as follows: In the Sangamon Ordnance section there are 20 two-story residences. These buildings have concrete block foundations, wood frame construction, asbestos siding, and asbestos shingle roof
The Administration area has the following main buildings: Administration building, two-story building, 52,000 sq. ft. of floor area.
Telephone building.
Hospital building.
and walls.

the entire plant.

cafeteria equipment, hospital equipment, etc.

UTILITIES: Water supplied to both sections of the Plant by eight wells located on the site. The system consists of a complete filtering and treatment plant, one 7,500,000 gallon con-

crete reservoir, one 100,000 gallon elevated steel tank, and one 50,000 gallon elevated wood tank.
There is a sewage treatment plant in the Oak section which

Employment building, 7,200 sq. ft. of floor area.

treats the sewage from both sections of the Plant.
Steam: Sangamon:
675,000 lbs./hr.

Power and light furnished by local utilty company.
Oaks: 465,000 lbs./hr. TRANSPORTATION: The Wabash Railroad and the Ilinois Terminal Railroad run east and west through the center of the plant. There are approximately 75 miles of railroad track serving the plant.

Cafeteria, capacity of 486 people at one sitting.

Two Dormitories, two-story building, capacity of 160 persons
each.
asbestos shingle roofing.

The majority of the buildings in this area are of wood frame construction, with concrete floors, and asbestos siding and

General Warehouse, 10,350 sq. ft. floor area, one-half of this building houses the cafeteria for employees of the shop area.

The Shop and Maintenance areas have the following main buildings: Maintenance and Repair buildings, 25,500 sq. ft. floor area.

Chicago O. R. P. D.-Brochure available (AP-87).
Communication Equipment Plant
10,500 sq. ft. Simpson Electric Company,
Chicago, Ilinois.-Plancor 1004.

tenance areas. ,

Woodworking building, 10,350 sq. ft. floor area. Boiler House, supplies power and heat for Shop and Main-

Sold

Tool and Gage building, 10,350 sq. ft of floor area.

42 (Illnois)
Communication Equipment Plant
10,00 sq. ft.
Simpson Eectric Company,
Chicago Ilinois.-Plancor 1550.

Sold

klered.

concrete floor, timber framing, wood and transite walls; sprin-

Building No. 14, one story, 2,300 sq. ft.; clearance 9'3". Construction similar to Building No. 13.

Steel Foundry (Heavy Steel Castings) Surplus
2,700,000 tons per year

Building No. 15, one story, 9,000 sq. ft.; clearance 12'6"; concrete floor, timber framing hollow tile walls; sprinklered. Building No. 16, one story 7,600 sq. ft.; clearance 12'6". Similar to Building No. 15.

Standard Steel Spring Company, Madison, Ilinois.-Plancor 2032.

ment including axeotropic column, absorbers, evaporator (glass

MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Special process equip-

LAND: 110.5 acres.

lined), vaporizers, Karbate condensers, centrifuges, vacuum refrigeration unit, Dorrco filters, repulpers, ammonia refrigeration unit, dust collectors, fractionating columns, stripping

floor area, 1,224,000 sq. ft. Clearance below cranes averages
37'.

BUILDINGS: Factory Building, structural steel framing,

Open Hearth Furnace Building, concrete spandrel and structural steel frame, total floor area 100,380 sq. ft. Clearance
18', charging floor 38'.
exterior, clearance 12'.

stils, varied tanks, cooling towers, reactors (glass lined), dissolvers (steam jacketed glass lined), filter press, pumps, motors, instruments, controls, piping, etc. UTILITIES: City and local utilty companies. TRANSPORTATION: Ilinois Central Railroad.
This project is presently leased.

Offce Building, 58,700 sq. ft., brick exterior. Stores Building, 15,590 sq. ft., one-story, steel frame, brick

St. Louis O. R. P. D.-Brochure available (AP-92).

ance 18' first floor, 13' second floor.
drel construction, clearance 26'.

Chemical Laboratory, 2,080 sq. ft., brick and concrete, clearBearings Plant

Pattern Shop, one-story, 11,680 sq. ft., steel frame and spanfurnaces and accessories. Sand and sand re-conditioning equipand finishing equipment complete, heat treating equipment

Sole

MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Five 60-ton open hearth

ment complete, core and molding equipment complete, cleaning
diesel locomotive, 40' steel flat cars, two 40' air operated dump

57,00 sq. ft. Strom Steel Ball Company
Cicero, Ilinois.-Plancor 600.

complete. Auxilary equipment includes 40-ton standard gauge

of the property prior to its designation as "Surplus". Subremoved.

cars, two compressors, three 75-ton Allance overhead cranes, two 50-ton Allance overhead cranes, six 25-ton P & H overhead cranes, four and one-half miles standard gauge 70 lb. and 90 lb. rail, railroad tracks, switches and turn-outs. NOTE: This plant description is based upon the wartime use
sequently, however the independent disposal of the machinery

Aircraft Engine Plant Surplus
850,0 sq. ft.
Studebaker Corporation,
5555 Archer A venue, Chicago, Ilinois.-Plancor 40.

and equipment has been authorized, and it is possible that all
or part of the original machinery and equipment has been

UTILITIES: City and local utilty companies.
TRANSPORTATION: Direct connections to the Terminal
Railroad Association main line tracks.

LAND: Approximately 50 acres. BUILDINGS: Manufacturing Building, floor area 801,191 sq.
ft.; clearances from 12' to 18'. One story, partial basement,

modern factory, windowless type. Steel framing in part and

St. Louis O. R. P. D.-Brochure available.

backing. Floor is wood on concrete. Fluorescent lighting. Emergency generator equipment.

concrete framing in part; exterior walls of face brick and tile
Offce Building, floor area 19,415 sq. ft., fluorescent lighting. Power House, basement 12,169 sq. ft. First floor 13,974 sq. ft.
Clearance 20, 32, 43 ft. Structural steel frame, concrete floors,

Chemical Plant, Clothing Impregnator
169,700 sq. ft. St. Louis CWS Plant

brick and tile walls.

Monsanto (East St. Louis), Illnois.-Army.
facture of a clothing impregnator.

PLANT: Land, buildings, machinery and equipment for manu-

Steel framing, concrete floor, brick and tile walls. Fluorescent lighting. Minor Structures include Acid and Excelsior Building, Styene

Chip House, basement 3,108 sq. ft., first floor 6,240 sq. ft.

LAND: About 15% acres owned and 5% acres leased. BUILDINGS: Building No.1, total area 20,700 sq. ft. (First
floor 16,500, second floor 2,600, third floor 800, fourth 400,

Building, Pressure Pump House, Locker Building, Storage
Shed.

fifth 400.) Height first floor to underside roof is 28'3". Height first floor to first mezzanine is 8' First floor concrete; mezzanine

MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Boring, broaching, drilling, grinding machines, lathes, planers, shapers, etc.; ovens,

floors (2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th) are steel grating; structural steel framing, brick walls; sprinklered. Building No.2, total area about 50,000 sq. ft. (First floor
37,500, second floor, mezzanine 12,500.) Clear height 21'6", monitor section 29'6". Concrete floor on ground; timber framing and trusses; wood walls and deck; sprinklered.
Building No.3, total area 39,000 sq. ft. (First floor 14,600. second 9,000, third 7,700, fourth 7,700.) Clearances 14'11",

equipment and furniture and fixtures. Numerous portable tools and equipment, such as drils, shaft
machines, files, hoists, etc.

heat-treat furnaces, degreasers, anodyzing equipment, plating equipment, magnaflux units, etc.; also laboratory and testing

13'7" 13'7", and 15'3"; concrete slab floor, structural steel
framing, masonry walls; sprinklered.
concrete, steel, masonry.

UTILITIES: City and local utilty company. TRANSPORTATION: Siding from Indiana Belt Harbor R. R. This plant has been leased for a period of 5 years. Negotia tions may be entered into for its purchase subject to the pro-

visions of the lease in effect. .
Chicago O. R. P. D.-Brochure available.

Building No.4, one story, area 1,000 sq. ft.; clearance 11'6";

Building No.5, total area 900 sq. ft. Building No.7, one story, 700 sq. ft.

with transite. Building No.9, two story, total area 7,800 sq. ft.; clearance 10'6"; concrete floor, steel framing, hollow tile walls. Building No. 13, one story, area 18,000 sq. ft.; clearance 14';

11'6"; concrete floor, steel columns, hollow tile and wood walls

Building No.8, one story, 11,700 sq. ft.; Clearance 14' and

Machine Tool Plant

Sold

68,0 sq. ft.
Sundstrand Machine Tool Company,
Rockford, Ilinois.-Plancor 847.

(Illois) 43

Aircraft Pars Plant
123,300 iq. ft.

Ordnance Parts Plant Surplus
1,540,06 iq. ft. Victory Ordnance Plant Caterpilar Military Engine Company, 1 J, miles northeast of Decatur, Ilinois.-Army. Designed for manufacturing and assembly of power train for
caterpilar tractors and spare parts for same.

Sundstrand Machine Tool Company
Rockford, Illnois.-Plancor 1589.

Used for manufacture of hydraulic power units for aircraft gun turrets. LAND: 9.6 acres.
BUILDINGS: Main Factory Building, four story, 65' by 217';
reinforced concrete; floor area 55,600 sq. ft.; ceilng height 12'. Shop Building, one story, 160' by 374'; floor area 61,700

LAND: 233.40 acres.

BUILDINGS: Building "A" (Machine Shop): 3 story, area
991,424 sq. ft., concrete 1st floor, others of wood, concrete

sq. ft.; brick, steel frame. Four frame buildings, one story,
combined floor area 6,000 sq. ft.
ing machines, heat treat furnaces, welders, etc.

column and wood truss frame, concrete block and brick walls,

MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Boring, grinding, mil-

ceilng height 13' to 18', built-up roof, bays about 40' by 60'.
identical construction, bays about 40' by 60'.

road.

UTILITIES: City and local utilty company. TRANSPORTATION: Switch track of Ilinois Central RailChicago O. R. P. D.-Brochure availble.

Building "B" (Machine Shop): 3 story, area 97,797 sq. ft., Building "C" (Administration Bldg.): Basement and 2 story, area 99,609 sq. ft., same construction, bays 16' by 20'. Buildings "D" and "E": 2 story, area 268,404 sq. ft., same construction. Building "F" (Boiler House): Basement and 2 story, 56,000 sq. ft. area, construction same. Building "K" (Lumber Storage Bldg.): 1 story, area 10,170

Tentalum Plant
258,0 sq. ft. Tantalum Defense Corporation,
North Chicago, Ilinois.-Plancor 495.

sq. ft., same construction. Balance of the buildings are of miscellaneous nature. MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Variety of general purpose machine tools, special purpose tools, portable tools, materials handling equipment, automotive equipment, dies, jigs, and fixtures.

Designed for the production of tantalum oxide and tantalum metal in the form of powder, sheet, rod, wire electronic tube
parts and fabricated chemical equipment.

use of the property prior to its designation as "Surplus". Subsequently, however, the independent disposal of the machinery and equipment has been authorized, and it is possible that all
or part of the original machinery and equipment has been

NOTE: This plant description is based upon the wartime

LAND: About 8.26 acres. BUILDINGS: Total floor area about 258,000 sq. ft. Two
columns, saw toth roof construction, floor area 110,000 sq. ft. Two Chemica Buildings, brick walls, reinforced concrete columns, three and four stories high, floor area 84,800 sq. ft. Another Metallurgical and Chemical Building and minor buildings have total floor area of 63,000 sq. ft.
Metallurgical Buildings, brick walls with reinforced concrete

removed.

UTILITIES: City and local utility companies.
TRANSPORTA,TION: On Ilinois Central R. R. Main line.

Chicago O. R. P. D.-Brochure available (AP-1).

Ship Accessories Plant Surplus
160,000 sq. ft.
Walworth Company,

MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Lathes, shapers, pipe threading machines, power shear, swagers, a 500 lb. forging
hammer, etc. Also laboratory and testing equipment and furniture and fiures.

Washington Park, Ilinois.-Nobs-24.
Plant is a complete foundry and valve-producing plant.

UTILITIES: Water from City.
Gas, power and light by local utilty company.
Sanitary sewage through a State system.

LAND: About 19 2/3 acres. BUILDINGS: Building No.1, Shop Buil?ing, 121'5" by 402', total area 48,800 sq. ft., one story, approximately 16' clearance
height. Reinforced concrete floor with creosoted wood block covering structural steel superstructure with concrete curtain

TRANSPORTATION: Tracks into site from the Chicago,
Northwestern and Elgin, Joliet and Eastern Railroads.

walls, glazad steel sash, steel roof deck. Bus-duct electrical
accessible by railroad spur track.

Chicago O. R. P. D.-B1'ochure available.

conduits serve all working areas. North elevation has a loading platform with roller-type overhead steel doors, which is
Building No.2, Machine Shop, and No.3, Foundry. 89'8" by

Precision Instruments Plant Surplus
24,0 sq. ft.
Victor Adding Machine Company,
Chicago, Ilinois.-Plancor 1098.

mately 25' clearance height. Structural steel superstructure

401'4", total area of 36,000 sq. ft. each, one story with approxi-

reinforced concrete floor, wood block covering, concrete curtai~

rooms are located between Buildings 1 and 2 in two passageways. Approximately 18' by 45', 1,620 sq. ft., one story. There
is a brick addition approximately 18' by 255', 4,716 sq. ft. at
inforced concrete bins 20' by 22' by 10' each.

walls with glazed steel sash. Two women's toilet and locker

Used for manufacture of small business machines and precision instruments.

the south elevation. Adjacent to north elevation are 19 reBuilding No.4, Radiograph Shed. 15' by 50', 750 sq. ft.

LAND: 0.42 acre. BUILDING: Three story, 61' by 130', reinforced concrete construction, brick exterior walls. Sprinklered. MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Broaching, gear finishing, miling machines, process furnaces, etc. Freight elevator. NOTE: This plant description is based upon the wartime use of the property prior to its designation as "Surplus". Subse-

Building No.5, Heating Plant. 35' by 56', 2,240 sq. ft., one story with small mezzanine. Adjacent to west elevation is a
16' by 20', 320 sq. ft., 200-ton capacity reinforced concrete

coal storage silo.
Building No.6, Acetylene Generator Building. Approximately

15' by 15', 225 sq. ft.
Building No.7, Dust Arrester Building. Approximately 15'

quently, however, the independent disposal of the machinery

and equipment has been authorized, and it is possible that all
or part of the original machinery and equipment has been

by 40', 600 sq. ft.

Building No.8, Offce Building, 54' by 161', two story, total
Building No.9, Clock House. Approximately 25' by 25', 625 sq. ft.
17,388 sq. ft. Of reinforced concrete and brick. Sprinkler system. Air conditioned.

removed.

UTILITIES: City and local utilty.
Chicago O. R. P. D.-Brochure available.

Building No. 10, Pattern Storage and Shop Building. 52' by

44 (Illinois) (Indiana)
127', one story, 6,604 sq. ft., ceilng height 21', reinforced concrete, brick. Sprinklered.

Steel Forging Plant
12,000 toni forgings per year

Cafeteria Building. 38' by 112', one story, 4,256 sq. ft., brick.
Fifteen Car Shelters. 15' by 140', wood structures.

ing furnace and accessories, battery of two core ovens, hydryzing furnaces, tempering furnaces, heat-treating furnaces, wheelabrator tumblast, sand conveyor equipment, blast-cleaning cabinet, blast machinery, turn-over power-draw machine, roll-over molding machine, jolt ram molding machine, sandslinger, core-blowing machine, ladles, flasks, transite-core
terns, core boxes, Brinnel testing machine, core wire straightening and cutting machine, acetylene generator and equipment,

MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Planers, lathes, driling, threading machines, motor-operated saws, borematics, arc melt-

Wyman-Gordon Company

Harvey, Illinois.-Plancor 89. Designed for production of steel forgings for engines and propellers.

LAND: Approximately 16.4 acres.
concrete frame construction, brick walls; total floor area 277,000 sq. ft. Main buildings include Forge Shop, 35,~00 sq. ft., clearance 48'; Heat Treating, 36,000 sq. ft., clearance 24'; Forging and
Heat Treating, 24,700 sq. ft., clearance 40'; Cleaning & Ship-

BUILDINGS: 20 buildings of structural steel or reinforced

plates, dust collectors, special steam boiler and equipment for testing valves, valve-holding equipment, wood and metal pat-

welders, motor generator sets, micrometers, gages, calipers,
jigs, fixtures, etc. Five 10-ton electric traveling, two 5-ton

ping 47,530 sq. ft., clearance 19'and 28'; Die and Maintenance,
clearance 16'.

electric traveling, one 7%-ton 50' span crane, one 2-ton motordriven crane, twenty-four jib cranes (1,000 lb. to 4,000 lb.), one 3-ton hand power traveling crane. NOTE: This plant description is based upon the wartime use

19,200 sq. ft., clearance 25'; Product Testing, 22,900 sq. ft.,

sequently, however, the independent disposal of the machinery and equipment has been authorized, and it is possible that all
or part of the original machinery and equipment has been

of the property prior to its designation as "Surplus". Sub-

MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Furnaces, heat exchangers, steam drop hammers, rollng presses, grinding, miling and
centering machines, planers, metal saws, welding machines,

removed.

UTILITIES: Municipality and local utilty companies. TRANSPORTATION: Plant has direct service by the B. & O. R.R., and the Alton & Southern R.R. St. Louis O. R. P. D.-Brochure available (NP-ll).

impact testing machine, and portable tools. Also one 7 % ton, three 10 ton and one 20 ton traveling cranes, and electric hoists. UTILITIES: City and local utilty company. TRANSPORTATION: Siding of B. & O. R. R.
This plant available for lease only.

Chicago O. R. P. D.-Brochure available.

INDIANA
Test Building, Aircraft Engines
28,500 sq. ft.
Allson Division of General Motors Corporation,

Speedway City, Indiana.-Plancor 1123. Designed for experimental testing of airplane engines.

use of the property, prior to its designation as "Surplus". Subsequently, however, the independent disposal of the machinery and equipment has been authorized, and it is possible that all or part of the original equipment and machinery has been removed.

LAND: 1.2 acres. BUILDING: Reinforced concrete construction, four horizontal concrete test cells with utilty control rooms. Ceilng
height in test cells 30', first floor control rooms 17', setond

New York Central Railroad. Chicago O. R. P. D.-Brochure available.

UTILITIES: City and local utilty companies. TRANSPORTATION: Sidings of Pennsylvania Railroad and

floor control rooms 30'.

EQUIPMENT: Includes four engine stands with control
ing systems.

equipment and test instruments, including oil, fuel and cool-

Wire Plant
18,40 sq. ft.
Anaconda Wire & Cable Company, Marion, Indiana.-Plancor 136.

Surplus

UTILITIES: City and local utilty company. Chicago O. R. P. D.-Brochure available.
Steel Foundry
108,000 tons per year.

LAND: Approximately 10% acres plus eight lots.

Surplus

BUILDING: One story fireproof structure, 122' by 145'
structural steel framing on concrete foundations, brick walls

American Steel Foundaries,
East Chicago, Indiana.-Plancor 269.

Designed to produce cast armor and steel castings. LAND: Approximately 94% acres. BUILDINGS: Main Foundry Building: floor area 1,284,500 sq. ft.; divided into Foundry Section, 420,000 sq. ft., clearance 29'; Cleaning and Finishing Section 508,000 sq. ft., clearance 42'; Heat Treating Section 141,000 sq. ft., clearance 29'; open
000 sq. ft., Structural steel framing and sash, brick walls.
Offce Building, Boiler House, and minor buildings total 183,000

forms and siding of corrugated asbestos. Clearance first floor
14' side bays, and 16' -7" center bay. Fluorescent lighting.

concrete floor. Also concrete mezzanine floor 40' x 25'. SteeÍ sash, monitor type roof. A steel tower 80' by 20' extends to height of 67' above ground floor and has steel grating- plat-

Hearth Section 124,500 sq. ft., clearance 29'; and Lockers 91,-

MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Insulating tower system, brominating system, twinning machines, packaging machine, stranders, micro welders, wood pellets, steel reels, extruding machines, sheaves, rubber warming mil, strip cutters
sets of spark systems, insulating heads, spools, etc. ' Laboratory and Testing Equipment and Furniture and Fix-

sq. ft. MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Six open hearth furnaces, two charging machines, heat treating and annealing furnaces, gas-fired pre-heat furnaces, gas-fired holding furnaces,

tures. NOTE: This plant description is based upon the wartime use
sequently, however, the independent disposal of the machinery and equipment has been authorized, and it is possible that all or part of the original machinery and equipment has been removed.

of the property prior to its designation as "Surplus". Sub-

out plant are thirty-nine traveling cranes from 5 to 10 ton
capacity, twenty-three llantry cranes, 5 and 10 ton capacity,

core and mold drying ovens, shot blasts, sand blasts, sand slingers, sand mils. Also complete machine shop. Through-

UTILITIES: City and local utilty company.
TRANSPORTATION: Siding of Nickel Plate Railroad. Chicago O. R. P. D.-Brochure available.

and 228 jib cranes, 123 hoists.

NOTE: This plant description is based upon the war-time

(Indiana) 45

Aircraft Parts Plant (carburetors & machine
160,000 iq. ft.

parts Surplus
Bendix Aviation Corporation,
South Bend, Indiana.-Plancor 14.

annealing and tempering furnaces, handling equipment with complement of portable tools, automotive equipment, dies, jigs and fixtures.

UTILITIES: Water from 2 driled wells on site.
system.
Other services by local utiity companies.

Sanitary and wash water sewers connected to the Borg Warner

LAND: 514 acres. BUILDINGS: Five buildings.
Plant 4: lone story building; steel frame; multiple monitor
type roof; brick walls, continuous steel sash; floor area 147,375

TRANSPORTATION: Spur tracks to CCC & St. Louis R. R. Chicago O. R. P. D.-Brochure available (AP-26).
Brass Fabricating Plant

sq. ft., clearance 13'. Partially sprinklered. Twelve small traveling cranes with hoists.

Plant 5 (Boiler House): One story brick with steel sash;
area 2,640 sq. ft., clearance 24'. Contains 2 stoker fired boilers.

Plant 13 (Drop Test): One story with monitor in center. Brick walls; steel sash, area 4,913 sq. ft.; clearance 13'. Plant 14 (Refrigerator Air Box Laboratory: One story structure with brick walls; area 3,200 sq. ft.; clearance 13'; sprinkler system.
Plant 15 (Engine Test): Reinforced concrete construction;

679,000 sq. ft.
Bridgeport Brass Company,

of approximately 10 i,~ acres.

Indianapolis, Indiana.-Plancor 59. LAND: Plant site of approximately 89 acres, and well field

area 5,440 sq. ft.

MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Lathes, miling, driling
machines, furnaces, trucks, saws, etc. Laboratory and testing

equipment, 34 testing machines, 43 gauges. Furniture and
fixtures: 3,225 items of business machines, cafeteria equip-

story, steel construction, corrugated siding, 1250' by 345', 31' clearance; floor area 413,375 sq. ft. Casting Shop, one story 550' by 302', 31' clearance, floor area 165,100 sq. ft.

BUILDINGS: Rollng Mil and Fabricating Building, one

ment, etc. NOTE: This plant description is based upon the wartime use

Fabricating Storage Building, one story 321' by 127', wood
construction, corrugated siding, 13' clearance, area 40,830 sq.

of the property, prior to its designation as "Surplus". Submoved.

ft. Service Storage Building, one story wood and steel con-

sequently, however, the independent disposal of the machinery and equipment has been authorized, and it is possible that all or part of the original machinery and equipment has been re-

struction, 261' by 100', clearance 13', area 26,100 sq. ft. Eleven other minor buildings, including Boiler House, Per-

sonnel Building and Garage, are of steel or concrete construction and have a combined floor area of approximately 34,000

ply augmented by wells on site.
visions of the lease in effect.

UTILITIES: City and local utilty companies. Water sup-

This plant has been leased for a period of 2 years. Negotia-

tions may be entered into for its purchase subject to the pro-

roller hearth furnaces; 26" by 40" hot mil; tandem mil;

sq. ft. MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Production equipment includes, melting, bilet heating, cake heating, annealing and
picklers; slab miling machines; 50 to 2,000 ton presses; 50,000 lb. drawbenches; rod straighteners; shears; machine

Chicago O. R. P. D.-Brochure available.
Aircraft

tools; 5 to 15 capacity cranes; scales, conveyors, etc. Also

ample laboratory and testing equipment and furniture and
fixtures.

Parts Plant (Metal parts) Surplus
141,480 sq. ft.

Bendix Aviation Corporation,
South Bend, Indiana.-Plancor 171.

LAND: Approximately 4% acres. BUILDING: One story; floor area 141,480 sq. ft.; clearance
to bottom of truss 13'; steel framing, brick walls, continuous

water wells on site. TRANSPORT ATION: Siding of Pennsylvania Railroad. Chicago O. R. P. D.-Brochure available.
Coke Plant
400,000 tons per year

UTILITIES: City and local utilty companies. Also two

steel sash; fluorescent lighting.

MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Lathes, driling, grinding, miling machines, lift trucks, scrubbing machines, press,

Carnegie-Ilinois Steel Corporation,

testing machines, etc. NOTE: This plant description is based upon the wartime use

Gary, Indiana.-Plancor 507.

of the property prior to its designations as "Surplus". Subsequently, however, the independent disposal of the machinery and equipment has been authorized, and it is possible that all or part of the original machinery and equipment has been removed.

liquor pump house, exhauster building, extension electrical

LAND: 4.5 acres leased land. BUILDINGS: Substation, valve house, Cottrell pump house,

site augment water supply.

UTILITIES: City and local utilty companies. Wells on

sq. ft. MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Battery of 77 coke ovens complete with all accessories, benzol equipment and other by-

control house, sump pump house. Total floor area 5,000

TRANSPORTATION: Railroad siding. Chicago O. R. P. D.-Brochure available.

product equipment. Boiler (capacity 90,000 lbs. steam per
Chicago O. R. P. D.-Brochure available.

hour) installed as additional capacity in lessee's existing Boiler House.

Engine Parts Plant (transmission and transfer cases)
114,000 sq. ft. Borg Warner Corporation, Warner Gear Division,

Hemp Mil
31,000 sq. ft.

Sold

3 miles southwest of
Muncie,

Indiana.-Army.

Commodity Credit Corporation,
Warren, Indiana.-Plancor 1531-6.

LAND: 9.4 acres, leased.

BUILDINGS: Manufacturing Building No.4: 2 story,

bays 60' by 20'.

and stucco walls, ceiling height 14', roof of 3-ply built-up,

111,700 sq. ft., concrete floors, structural steel frame, brick

Hemp Mil
31,000 iq. ft. Commodity Credit Corporation,
Remington, Indiana.-Plancor 1531-29.

Sold

machines, grinders, hobbing, immersing and washing machines,

MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Drils, lathes, miling

Other miscellaneous space 2,300 sq. ft.

46 (Indiana) 0
Steel Foundry
13,500 toni caitlngi per y_r Continental Foundry & Machine Company
East Chicago, Indiana.-Plancor 272 CH.
area 55,800 sq. ft., concrete on 1st floor, wood on 2nd, mason9' to 12', 3-ply roof, bays 12' by 42', and 16' by 16'.

ry and wood frame, hollow tile and brick walls, ceilng height
construction as magazines except ceiling height is 13' to 14'.

Building No. 129: 1 story, total area 96,520 sq. ft., same

Designed to augment production of heavy steel castings.

LAND: 1.7 acres. BUILDINGS: Four buildings, total floor area 72,000 sq. ft. Machine Shop Extension, added to existing Machine Shop of others, 24,300 sq. ft.;. clearances 45' and 26'; steel framing,
brick walls, steel monitor type. Hull Shop Extension to Foundry, 34,000 sq. ft.; clearances 38'
average; construction similar to Machine Shop.

ft., masonry frame, concrete block frame, ceilng height 13', 3-ply roof, bays 16' by 16'. Balance of buildings are of miscellaneous nature.

Building No. 130: 2-story, total area 44,000 sq. ft., same construction as primer building. Warehouse Building No. 132: 1 story, total area 24,500 sq.

MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: General purpose machine tools and production equipment, conveyors, materials handling equipment, portable tools, automotive equipment,

Machine-Shop Offce and Foundry Offce, 13,500 sq. ft.
ment with capacity of 75 tons per hour; ten annealing furpacity.

MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Sand handling equip-

dies, jigs and fixtures.

naces; quench cooling system; shakeout unit, speedslinger, electric vibrators, dust collecting system, and numerous .machine tools. Also seven traveling cranes, 10 to 50 ton ca-

use of the property prior to its designation as "Surplus". Subsequently, however, the independent disposal of the machinery and equipment has been authorized, and it is possible that all or part of the original machinery and equipment has ben removed.

NOTE: This plant description is based upon the wartime

UTILITIES: City and local utilty companies.
Chicago O. R. P. D.-Brochure availble.

UTILITIES: City and local utilty companies.
TRANSPORTATION: Spur tracks connect with C & E:i R. R. St. Louis O. R. P. D.-Brochure available (AP-55).

Steel Foundry 30,0 tons heavy steel caitlnis per y_r Continental Foundry & Machine Company,
East Chicago, Indiana.-Plancor 338.

Steel Plate Mil

Surplus

Designed for production of steel castings.
area 243,000 sq. feet.; steel building; clearances 37' to 45'. Service Building: two story brick; 48' by 185'; total floor area 27,000 sq. ft.

24,0 tons per y_r Fall Creek Ordinance Plant.
Tokheim Engineering Company,

LAND: 8.1 acres. BUILDINGS: Foundry building; 338' by 775'; total floor

21st Street and Northwestern Avenue,

blast rocker barrel, 600 ton hydraulic straightening press, 600

hearth furnaces, Pangborn shot blast rooms, Pangborn Roto-

MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Three 40 ton open

Indianapolis, Indiana.-Army. Designed for production of armor plate for tanks. LAND: About 18.9 acres. BUILDINGS: Total area about 305,000 sq. ft. Manufacturing Building, total area 261,800 sq. ft., one story

ton presses, pit type reheat furnaces, car bottom furnaces,

clearance manufacturing area 21'3", service areas 8'5", con~
crete floor on ground, structural steel framing, concrete block

complete with quenching tank, water cooling system, heat
rollover and draw machines, turnover and draw machines, rod
straightener and shear machine, plain jolt machine, 750,000

treat furnaces, pit type annealing furnace; speedslingers, jar

walls, wood deck, built-up roofing, fluorescent lighting, ample
process piping. Entire floor area provided with 24 two-ton

and 6 five-ton traveling cranes with 6 crossovers at suitable
Locker and Toilet, one story, area 20,200 sq. ft., clear height 10'10", concrete floor on ground, masonry walls. Building
contains a complete hospital unit.

btu portable mold dryers, core plates, steel flasks, silca spray
wash system, single and double track core ovens, complete mechanical sand handling system. Also two 10-ton gantry cranes and fifteen traveling cranes, 20-60 tons.

points. Steam heating units with blowers. Forced air coling utilzing ducts (part of heating system).

UTILITIES: City and local utilty companies. TRANSPORTATION: Switch tracks into plant.
Chicago O. R. P. D.-Brochure av.ailable.

Pumping Station, basement and one story, total area 2,600
tion.

sq. ft., first floor reinforced concrete, masonry walls. Offce, one story, 12,600 sq. ft., clearance 10', all wood construcEight minor buildings, most of wood construction.

Aircraft Parts Plant

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MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: 3 hardening furnaces

540,0 iq. ft.

3 tempering furnaces, each with motors, controls, instruments'
pressure water quench, etc. 1 oil quench, 1 Pangborn Roto~
blast. Other items include grinders, smithing blocks, stretcher rolls, bender presses, radial dril presses, planer, chucks 12'

Curtiss-Wright Corporation,

Kentucky Avenue & Morris Street, Indianapolis, Indiana.-Plancor 44.

and 8', shears, miling machines, drils, scales, tanks, 'skid

Ordnance Plant
358,140 sq. ft.

Surplus

Evansvile Ordnance Plant,
Chrysler Corporation,

trucks, lift trucks, car pullers, pumps, hoists, battery chargers, spray booths, conveyor systems, etc. UTILITIES: Local and city utilty companies. TRANSPORTATION: Spur from Cincinnati, Cleveland Chi-

cago and St. Louis Railroad. '
Chicago O. R. P. D.-Brochure available (AP-99).

also incorporates a powder farm which is located 7 miles north of the major manufacturing plant near Inglefield, Indiana.

Evansvile, Indiana.-Army. Designed to produce small arms ammunition, but was later converted to remanufacturing tanks, bombs, etc. Installation

Steel Plate Mil
324,0 tons per year Gary Armor Plate Plant.
Carnegie-Ilinois Steel Corporation,

Surplus

plant, 374.8 acres at powder farm).

LAND: 474.12 acres (99.3 acres at main manufacturing

BUILDINGS: Total number 224. (182 at main manufacturing plant, 42 at powder farm). Powder Farm, Magazines: 1 story, total area of all, 19,000
height 10', 3-ply roof.

Second Avenue and Mississippi Street,

Gary, Indiana.-Army.
Designed for manufacture of tank armor plate. LAND: About 57.9 acres, owned, about 24.6 acres, leased. BUILDINGS: Total area about 1,241,000 sq. ft. Consisting

sq. ft., concrete floors, masonry walls, masonry frame, ceilng

Main Manufacturing Plant, No. 117 Bldg.: 2 story, total

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of 18 production units and about 67 service and other tye units.
ance 27'.

Building No. 15, 375' by 1,020', area 383,000 sq. ft., clear-

and reinforced concrete frame, brick walls, concrete floor, tile roof. No. 18 (68' by 118') with 8,000 sq. ft. floor area. No. 19
houses the boiler room.
toilet facilties.

(approximately 68' by 70'), with 6,500 sq. ft. of floor area,

Building No. 10, 90,000 sq. ft., clearance 32'. Building No. 12, 68,000 sq. ft., clearance 32'. Building No. 11, 61,000 sq. ft., clearance 32'. Building No.1, 55,000 sq. ft., clearance 42'. Building No. 18, 45,000 sq. ft., clearance 32'. Building Nos. 8, 9, 42,000 sq ft., clearance 32'. Building No.5, 30,000 sq. ft., clearance 32'. Building No. 13, 34,000 sq. ft., clearance 45'. About 75 other units frrom 300 to 25,000 sq. ft. Production units of structural steel, concrete floors, asbestos
siding. Other structures generally of masonry or wood.

Building No. 20. 59' by 275', 16,200 sq. ft. floor area. Has

spur track, unloading platform, motor truck court, and men's

MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Boring mil, Centering
machine, radial dril, dril presses, cylinder grinder, lathes,

miling machines, miscellaneous small machine tools, presses

lating car-type furnace, motor generator sets, annealing furnace, welding equipment, heating oven, cold-cut sawing machine, coil-winding machines, shaft-centering machine, etc.
Also seven 5-ton overhead, one 7lh-ton overhead, three 10-ton,
1,000-2,000 lb. capacity.

(hydraulic), sandblast room, coil-drying oven, Stewart recircu-

MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Flat transfer cars, furnace cars, manipulator cars, draw furnaces, preheat furnaces, heat treating furnaces, armor plate grinders, straightening machines, hydraulic presses, furnace charging tables,
30 cranes up to 50 ton capacity.

overhead, three 4,000 lb. gantry cranes; eighteen jib hoists,
UTILITIES: City and local utilty companies.
TRANSPORTATION: Four spurs into plant served by Penna.
R.R.

conveyor systems, lifting devices, magnets, cutting machines, scales, etc. Complement of machine tools. Buildings contain

Chicago O. R. P. D.-Brochure available (NP-98).

UTILITIES: Lessee, city and local utiliy companies. TRANSPORTATION: N. Y. C. R. R. Chicago O. R. P. D.-Brochure available (AP-121).

Aircraft Engine Plant
229,4 sq. ft.
General Motors Corporation,

Aircraft Engine Parts Plant
755,0 .q. ft.
General Electric Company,
Fort Wayne, Indiana.-Plancor 273.

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Speedway City, Indiana.-Plancor 548-3.

LAND: 6.69 acres. BUILDINGS: Factory Building, one-story, steel frame masonry walls; floor area 110,500 sq. ft.; clearance 15'. Test Building, two-story, reinforced concrete, houses forty test

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77,0 iq. ft.
General Electrc Company, Decatur, Indiana.-Plancor 362.

cells with control rooms, etc.; floor area 118,900 sq. ft. Both buildings sprinklered. MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Miling and grnding machines, lathes, laboratory and testing equipment and furniture and fixtures. One 5-ton crane, one three-ton crane, one

Electrical Equipment Plant (motors, generator
350,0 sq. ft. General Electric Company,
1125 East Vaile Avenue,

sets) Surplus
Kokomo, Indiana.-Nobs-474.

llh-ton crane. 23 electric hoists, JA ton to 2 ton capacity. Fifty chain hoists 1 ton to 2 ton capacity. Note: Portion of this equipment may be in Plant No.5.

of the property prior to its designation as "Surplus". Submoved.

NOTE: This plant description is based upon the wartime use

sequently, however, the independent disposal of the machinery and equipment has been authorized, and it is possible that all or part of the original machinery and equipment has been reo

BUILDINGS: All servceable buildings in this plant were
Offce. Nos. 1, 2, 3, and 4. Main Factory, Nos. 5 to 17, inclusive, and No. 20. Boiler room, No. 19, Substation, No. 18,
rehabiltated by the Navy.

UTILITIES: By Lessee. TRANSPORTATION: Spur track of B. & O. R.R.
Chicago O. R. P. D.-Brochure available.

Buildings Nos. 1 to 20, inclusive, exclusive of No. 13, are under

one roof. The clearances in the manufacturing buildings

average 40' (estimated). Buildings Nos. 1 and 3. Two story, steel and timber frame, brick walls, and flat roof of tie and felt, asphalt tile floor covering on all floors. Building No. 1 is 43' by 39' with total
floor area of 2,600 sq. ft. Building No.3 is 64' by 110', with

Aircraft Engine Plant
1,619,00 sq. ft. General Motors Corporation,
Indianapolis, Indiana.-Plancor 548-5.

total floor area of 15,200 sq. ft. Cafeteria facilties in Building No.3. Buildings Nos. 2, 4 to 17, inclusive, and No. 20 are of onestory construction with steel frame, brick walls, and flat roof. Buildings Nos. 2 and 4. Principally women's and men's toilet and locker roms. Building No.2 is 25' by 138', has floor area

LAND: 216 acres.

BUILDINGS: Main Manufacturing Building is one-story
clearance 18'. Brick and concrete; sprinklered; air-condi.
tioned. Offce Unit is two story attached to Manufacturing
Building; 101,000 sq. ft.; clearance 12'; brick and concrete;

blackout structure; 960' by 1,500'; floor area 1,373,000 sq. ft.;

of 3,500 sq. ft. and No.4 is 48' by 102', has 4,900 sq. ft.,
asphalt tile covered floors.

sprinklered.

Building No.5. 460' by 116', 54,300 sq. ft. of floor area. This
Nos. 6 to 12, inclusive, and Nos. 14 to 17, inclusive, have 2"
8,9,10, and 11, each 68' by 345', with total floor area of 94,000

clearances 48', 34' and 19',

Boiler House, reinforced concrete and brick; 81,500 sq. ft.
Filter Plant of reinforced concrete and brick; floors on six

building was not rehabiltated and is not used. Buildings

different levels; walls of brick and concrete block; area 63,600 sq. ft. Capacity of plant is 4,500 g.p.m.

woo block floor over concrete. NO.6 is 104' by 475' with 49,400 sq. ft. floor area, NO.7 is 68' by 345', with 23,600 sq. ft. floor area, including men's and women's toilet facilties; Nos.

MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Boring machines, drils,
gear machines, grinders, lathes, miling machines, furnaces, ovens, open tanks, wheelabrators, plating and anodizing equip-

ft. and used as storage area. No. 16 is 21,200 sq. ft. floor area,

sq. ft., No. 12 is 67' by 238' with floor area of 18,900 sq. ft., Nos. 14 and 15, each 68' by 168', total floor area of 22,800 sq.

ment.

Note: Portion of this equipment may be located in Plant No.3. Manufacturing Building has eleven cranes, 1 to 10 ton capacity, conveyors, electric hoists, JA ton to 2 ton, and fifty

unused, and No. 17 with 25,900 sq. ft. floor area also unused. Building No. 13. Approximately 90' by 110', floor area 9,900

chain hoists to 5 ton.

house but not used for Navy operations. Buildings Nos. 18 and 19. One story construction with steel

sq. ft. Separate building which was formerly used as a power-

of the property prior to its designation as "Surplus". Sub-

Power House has two 10-ton traveling cranes. NOTE: This plant description is based upon the wartime use

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sequently, however, the independent disposal of the machinery and equipment has been authorized, and it is possible that all or part of the original machinery and equipment has been removed.

Ammunition Loading Plant
1,667,000 sq. ft.

UTILITIES: Water from wells on site.
Other utilties from City and local utilty company.

Hoosier Ordnance Plant.
Goodyear Engineering Corporation,

Chicago O. R. P. D.-Brochure availble.

Charlestown, Indiana. Designed for the loading of ammunition and the manufacturing of bags for such loading.

Aluminum Foundry
10,200,000 pounds per year

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LAND: About 5,036 acres. BUILDINGS: Areas with buildings thereon are briefly described as follows:
The staff and residence area contains housing for personneL.

General Motors Corporation,
Bedford, Indiana.-Plancor 1208.

The administration area contains buildings and facilities for

the main administration building, this area contains the employment offce, hospital, telephone exchange, cafeteria, and
other miscellaneous buildings.

accommodation of the administrative forces. In addition to

Aluminum Forging Plant (Cylinder heads) Surplus
291,000 sq. ft. General Motors Corporation, Chevrolet Division
Anderson, Indiana.-Plancor 1643.

The shop and maintenance area contains buildings and facil-

ties for general plant maintenance and repair, including ma-

chine and blacksmith shop, and other shop facilities; also
house, and other miscellaneous buildings.
The inert storage and shipping area contains buildings and facilties for handling and storage of inert materials and

garage and locomotive house, laundry, warehouse, change

frame, floor area 50,848 sq. ft., clearances 25' and 34'.
and 18'.

LAND: 17.5 acres. BUILDINGS: Forge Shop, one story brick, structural steel

Heat 'treating, one story, part brick, part corrugated steel

the Bag Loading Plants contain igloos and magazine buildings

equipment, served by both rail and truck. The ammunition (explosive) storage and shipping areas at
separate area is provided for storage and handling of black

siding on wood frame, floor area 55,100 sq. ft., clearances 26'
Die shop, bilet storage, one story brick, steel frame, floor area

for storage of explosives and finished propellant charges. A

powder. The storage areas are separate from other sections
vidual buildings are widely separated in accordance with es-

machine tools, etc.

setters, miscellaneous metal forming and sheet metal tools,

Cafeteria, Offce Building and fifteen minor buildings, generally of brick construction, with total floor area 125,000 sq. ft. MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Forging presses and up~

60,480 sq. ft., clearances 14' and 19'.

of the plant and are surrounded by safety areas. The inditablished safety requirements. These areas are served by

moved. .
H. Weir Cook Airport,

NOTE: This plant description is based upon the wartime use of the property, prior to its designation as "Surplus". Subsequently, however, the independent disposal of the machinery and equipment has been authorized, and it is possible that all or part of the original machinery and equipment has been re-

The loading lines contain the buildings and facilties for loading, fillng the bags, and completing the assembly and packing
of propellant charges. Each loading line includes a "canteen"

building, dye house, and laundry, also cafeteria, etc.'

systems of roadways and rail facilties. The Bag Manufacturing area contains the bag manufacturing

building with rest room and toilet facilties, also main and
design to meet the requirements of the loading operations. All buildings in the loading lines are connected by ramps.

auxilary buildings and facilties. The buildings in the loading lines, other than the canteen buildings, are of special

UTILITIES: Local utilty companies. Chicago O. R. P. D.-Brochure available.

The larger units include Building No. 1001, one story, total area 167,200 sq. ft., clearance 16', concrete floor on ground with 3" factory wood decking and 1" hardwood flooring finish, structural steel fr'aming, concrete block walls, wood deck, and composition roofing. Fluorescent lighting, sprinklered.

Aircraft Engine Service Building

45,000 sq. ft.

General Motors Corporation,
Indianapolis, Indiana.-Plancor 2188.

planes.

Used for installng engines in various makes and types of

ing. Incandescent lighting, steam heating, sprinklered. Building No. 1021, one story, 17,500 sq. ft., clearance 16', concrete floor steel framing, concrete block walls, wood deck,
composition roofing. Building No. 2501, one story, 28,400 sq. ft., clearance 10', wood

concrete floor, troweled finish, structural steel framing, sawtooth roof, concrete block walls, wood deck, composition roof-

Buildings No. 1011, one story, 42,700 sq. ft., clearance 16',

LAND: About 40% acres leased from City of Indianapolis.

construction. construction. Building No. 2531, one story, 61,300 sq. ft., clearance 10', conblock walls, wood deck, composition roofing.
Building No. 2511, one story, 17,000 sq. ft., clearance 10', wood

joining the hangar. Hangar Building, concrete floor, structural steel framing, exterior walls of brick with steel sash to approximately bottom
of truss and corrugated transite above; metal deck, built up roofing. Has 150' sliding (motor operated) door. Area 24,000

proximately 150' by 160' and a two-story offce building ad-

BUILDINGS: Consist of an airplane hangar building ap-

crete floor, troweled finish, structural steel framing, concrete
Building No. 2561, one story, 17,200 sq. ft., clearance construction similar to No. 10,000 19'4"' 2531.ft., Buildings Nos. 3401 to No. 3408, inc., area each sq.

concrete deck, built up roofing. Area 18,000 sq. ft., clearance 13'.

sq. ft. plus 3,000 sq. ft. in mezzanine. Clearance 30'. Offce Building is two-story, of reinforced concrete and brick,

clearance 10', concrete floor, troweled finish, masonry walls, wood deck, asbestos roll roofing.

MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Machine tools, rectolector, woodworker jacks, platforms, stands; etc. Also Laboratory and testing equipment and Furniture and Fixtures. UTILITIES: Water from two wells on site. Sewage disposal system on site.
Power and light from local utilty company.

starter, scales, tube bender, weighing kit, welders, dust col-

MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Numerous sewing machines (single and double needles), metal and copper tables, shadowgraph scales, platform scales, volumetric powder measuring machines, printing presses, powder wrapping machines, cloth laying tables, cloth cutting machines, cloth roll cutting machines, powder drying units, dyeing and washing units, nailng machines, powder stacking machines, cloth reroll maequipment, garage equipment, machine shop and maintenance equipment, hoists, etc. Also ample offce furniture and equipchines, handling equipment, etc. Also included are laundry

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ment, cafeteria equipment, factory furniture, hospital and
safety equipment, etc.

ing machine, turbo generators, condensers, compressors, boil-

UTILITIES: Water from two deep wells on site. Adequate system of sanitary sewers.
Power and light from adjacent Indiana Ordnance Works.

ers and pumps. Also 50-ton traveling crane and one-ton
traveling crane.

TRANSPORTATION: B. & O. R. R. This project is available for lease in whole or in part, subject to possible restrictions as to its proposed use. Louisville O. R. P. D.-Brochure available (AP-lll).

UTILITIES: Water by City. Storm sewers into canaL. Power and light by generators on site and also by local utilty
company. Gas manufactured on site.

Explosives Plant
3,060,000 sq. ft.
Indiana Ordnance Works.

TRANSPORTATION: Pennsylvania, New York Central and Indiana Harbor Belt Railroads. Chicago O. R. P. D.-Brochure available.

Shipyard Surplus
Jeffersonvile Boat & Machine Company, On the bank of the Ohio River in

E. i. duPont deNemours and Company, Charlestown, Indiana.-Army. LAND: About 4,950 acres. BUILDINGS: Some 880 buildings on the site. Distributed in Nitrocellulose Area, Powder Area, Acid Area, Power and Water, Administrative and Maintenance, Organics, etc. Process
buildings up to 20,000 sq. ft. in area, either of steel and con-

for the building of naval vessels (LST's) and towboats. LAND: About 42% acres in yard proper (fenced) plus' some
2114 acres of railroad right-of-way.

Jeffersonvile, Indiana.-Nobs. 388. PLANT: Land, buildings, machinery and equipment used

crete, or masonry. or wood with corrugated siding. Power House (123,000 sq. ft., four story) is of concrete, steel, brick and corrugated asbestos siding. Administrative and Maintenance Buildings generally of steel and masonry. Combined Shops building has 33,600 sq. ft.
Main Offce (three story), 74,500 sq. ft. General Storehouse

BUILDINGS: Acetylene generator, frame block, 21' by 73',

frame, 20' by 80', Sheet-metal shop, wood frame, 39' by 120',

First-aid Station, wood frame, 26' by 110', Dock tool, wood
Locker Building No.2, block frame, 34' by 133', Engineer's

17,000 sq. ft.

building, two story, wood frame, 42' by 202', Offce, wood frame, 33' by 100', Pipe Shop, metal frame, 54' by 170', Administration Building, two story, block frame, 35' by 224' Offce, two

process tanks including scale tanks, cotton dryer, picker and feeder units, wringer units, filter units, boilng tubs, Jordan engines, dewaterers, poacher tubs, dehydrating presses, ether manufacturing and alcohol rectifying units, mixers, mixing and
kneading machines, macerators, blocking presses, horizontal
finishing presses, vertical finishing presses, vertical blocking

MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Varied storage and

story, wood frame, 37' by 45', Cafeteria, two story, block frame,

62' by 132', Locker Building, No.1, two story, cinder block
frame, 30' by 50', Utilty, wood frame, 79' by 26', Warehouse
units, wood, total area about 12,000 sq. ft.

frame, 42' 112', Locker room, block frame, 50' by 38', Welding school, metal frame, 74' 40', Tool room, wood frame, 30' by 120',
Carpenter shop, wood frame, 30' by 150', Paint shop, wood

presses, powder cutters, separators, screens, refrigerating machines, sieves, solvent recovery systems, compressors, air rebleaching columns, acid boilers, fans, motors, pumps, conveyors, etc. Also included is a complete complement of maceivers, converters, absorption columns, cooler condensers,

No.2, wood frame, 54' by 744', Shop, wood frame, 80' by 190',

Insulating refrigerator, wood frame, 20' by 100', Propeller

shed, wood frame, 25' by 57'; some thirty-five other small

chine tools and miscellaneous maintenance tools.

Outfitting Docks. (a) Outfitting dock extension at the bulkhead line of the Ohio River about 300' long and provides a

UTILITIES: Water:' Rawney collector wells located on the
site at the Ohio River.

total continuous outfitting dock frontage of about 1,370'. Timber construction. Gantryway support serves the entire dock.

Sewage disposal system on site. Power and light generated on site.

pilng (808 sheet-steel piles 40' long). Boat Ways. Nine

of the Ohio River, about 1,070' long by 40' wide. Sheet-steel

(b) Outfitting dock erected along the bulkhead or water line

kva. .

Power House No.1, five steam operated generators 31,250

Power House No.2, six steam operated generators 37,500 kva.

boat location assembly ways each 327' by 50'. Reinforced concrete construction. Lounching Ways. Five lounching ways

Steam Power House No.1, five

Steam. Power House No.2, six boilers, 960,000 lbs. per hour.
Refrigeration: 2130 tons per day.

boilers, 800,000 lbs. per hour.

the Ohio River. Gantry track, 2,500' long, serving the nine
boat location assembly ways.

48' wide each or total width of 240' by 230' to the shore line of

TRANSPORTATION: Spur track to B. & O. R. R.

MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Electric welders, crane
trucks, welding machinery and equipment, air compressors, weight-handling equipment, lathes, pipe benders, gantry

Project is available for lease in whole or in part subject to
possible restrictions as to its proposed use.
Louisville O. R. P. D.

cranes, etc.

NOTE: This plant description is based upon the wartime use of the property, prior to its designation as "Surplus". Subsequently, however, the independent disposal of the machinery
moved.

Radio Parts Plant
19,40 sq. ft.
Indiana Steel Products Company,
Valparaiso, Indiana.-Plancol' 1417.

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and equipment has been authorized, and it is possible that all or part of the original machinery and equipment has been re-

UTILITIES: Local utilty companies. TRANSPORTATION: Spur of Pennsylvania Railroad.
Part of this plant has been leased for one year. Negotiations

Iron & Coke Plant
788,400 tons coke and 854,000 tons pig Iron per year

Inland Steel Company,
East Chicago, Indiana-Plancor 266. Designed for production of pig iron, coke, and by-products.

may be entered into for purchase or lease of all or part subject to the terms of the lease in effect.
Louisville O. R. P. D.-Brochure available (NP-5).

and concrete. Remaining buildings consists of service and functional buildings, total area of about 61,000 sq. ft.; generally of concrete and brick. MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Coal and ore handling
equipment, 146 coke ovens, 2-1250 ton blast furnaces, pig cast-

LAND: Approximately 50 acres. BUILDINGS: Twenty-two buildings, total area 187,000 sq. ft. Power House is multiple story, 126,000 sq. ft., structural steel

Radio Tube Machinery Plant Surplus
83,000 sq. ft.
Ken-Rad Tube and Lamp Division
of General Electric Company,

Tell City, Indiana.-Plancor 1668. LAND: 12 acres. BUILDING: One-story T shaped structure; area 80,000 sq.

50 (Indiana)
ft.; clearance 16'. Construction concrete and brick. One-story
brick storage building; area 3,000 sq. ft. Sprinklered.

Manufacturing Plant
10,000 sq. ft.
P. R. Mallory and Company,
Indianapolis, Indiana.-Plancor 1967.

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MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Grinders, radial drils, lathes, miling machines, arbor presses, buffers, spot welders, grid winding machines, degreasers, grid formers.

UTILITIES: City and local utilty companies.

Louisville O. R. P. D.-Brochure available.

Manufacturing Plant
74,0 sq. ft.
P. R. Mallory & Company, Inc.,
Indianapolis, Indiana.-Plancor 2166.

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Ammunition 'Loading Plant
2,986,000 iq. ft. Kingsbury Ordnance Plant,
About 7 miles east of La Porte, Indiana.

Shipyard
Missouri Valley Bridge & Iron Company, Wabash & Ohio Streets,
Evansvile, Indiana.-On Ohio River.-Nobs 461.

are small units. The various buildings, by areas, are briefly

LAND: About 13,452 acres. BUILDINGS: Plant contains 1,276 buildings of which 960

istrative staffs of the plant operator and the Ordnance Department; also cafeteria, hospital, and other miscellaneous

suited to permanent occupancy. ' admin Administration area contains buildings housing the

described as follows: The staff and residence area contains 21 homes, with garages,

vations of U. S. Navy.

Note: Disposal of plant subject to certain rights and reser-

LAND: About 44% acres. ,
BUILDINGS: Shops Building, No. 30, 80' by 292'9", 20' high,

two-story steel-frame, wood covered structure having a onestory wood-frame addition, 42' by 67'. Constructed with 5" reinforced concrete floor. First floor divided into machine ship (two story high room), toolroom and shop space. Second floor and mezzanine floor divided into offce space. Five-ton jib crane and 10" monorail installed in shops area. Total

service buildings. Adminisration buildings are frame buildings originally designed for temporary construction. Shop and maintenance area contains buildings and facilties for general plant maintenance and repair, machine shops for making special tools and fixtures used in loading operations
blacksmith shop, woodworking shop, repair shops for auto~ motive and railroad equipment, laundry, and miscellaneous
facilties. Total floor space approximately 100,000 sq. ft. for

floor area 49,810 sq. ft.
structure, 15' high.

Utilty Building, No. 47. 50' by 250', one story, wood frame

Electrical Shops Building. Building No. 42. 50' by 220' twostory wood frame structure 24'4" high having floor ar'ea of
22,000 sq. ft. 5" reinforced concrete first floor. Two-story

and steel sash walls. Principal buildings have railroad sidings. Inert storage and shipping area contains forty-five identical

four principal buildings and a number of small units. Construction of main buildings is steel frame with cement block

reinforced concrete vault. Administration Building, No. 51. A two story, wood and stel

buildings, 51' by 218'. Construction is wood columns and

total floor area of 20,240 sq. ft.

structure 40' by 245', 21'2" high, including 45' extnsion having

trusses, asbestos cement walls and roofs. No heating or plumb-

Navy Administration Building, No. 52. A 40' by 80' two

by railroads. Ammunition (explosive) storage and shipping area contains forty-eight 51' by 218' storage buildings. These
have steel frames, tile walls, cement asbestos roofs, concrete

ing. These buildings are in a compact group and are served

story, wood frame building, 21'2" high. Floor are 6,400 sq. ft. Cafeteria Building, No. 54. 52' by 98' two story, wood frame
structure 19'1" high with floor area of 10,190 sq. ft. Com-

floors at car floor level, no windows, no heating or plumbing; separated by standard safety distances; all served by railroad.
This area also contains thirty-nine standard concrete igloos 30' by 60'. In addition, in a separate area, are twenty-five

pJete with all cafeteria equipment. Numerous other buildings, mostly small, and totallng some 40,000 sq. ft. Ten shipbuilding ways, five located on each side of Transfer Ways. Each building way 48' by 355', constructed of 8" reinforced concrete with 1:\' footings under 10" 20-lb. double

Loading line area contains a total of thirteen typical lines, arranged in eight groups, consisting of a few principal buildings with numerous small auxilary buildings, widely dispersed and with most of the units of each line connected by

concrete igloos 30' by 80', and twenty-four 30' by 40'.

channel track.

Transfer Ways. 297' by 504'8" reinforced concrete slab having

13 sets of double 10" 20-lb. channel running lengthwise.

Launching Ways. Supporting structure for 13 stationary
slides or tracks 326:\' long. A 12' by 13' by 288' reinforced concrete machinery gallery houses controls. '

covered walkways. Lines completely conveyorized. Construction consists principally of steel frame buildings with cement
asbestos walls and roofs, steel window sash, concrete floors.

Steam for heating and process is from boiler plants which are at considerable distances from the buildings. Lines are provided with detached change houses containing lockers show-

22, 28, and 37.

Pier and Mooring facilities. Four docks, structures Nos. 16,

ers, and toilet facilties. '

Launching Cradles. 13 cradles constructed of 10" and 12" steel beams.

loading. eq1!ipment. including the following units: Assembly
and crimping, primer assembly, assembly and disassembly

MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Typical ammunition

long. long.
long.

Dock NO.2. Approximately same as Dock No.1 except 144'

Pier and Mooring Facilties: Dock No. 1. A T shaped pier, over all length of 198' and a width of 89:\'.

fuze, fuzing, marking, gauging, primer inserting, volumetric

Dock No.3. Approximately same as Dock No.1 except 153'
Dock No.4. Approximately same as Dock No.1 except 180'

lo~di~g, inserting,crimping !lnd g.auging, primer dipping,
spinning, staking, tetryl c.uttingi dial feed electric presses,

ruze presses, pellet presses, spin testing, taping and stenciling 109 assembly presses, multiple spindle assembly presses, ejectscales (shadowgraph) and numerous other items. '
Plant also contains a well-equipped shop and maintenance

~achines,. electric arc welders, w.elding equipment; pipe-thread109 machines, shears, power vises, hydraulic presses punch
and shear mac~ines, power hammer, ho!sts, pumps, c~mpres. trial trucks, tube bending machines, pipe bending m~chines

MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Electric-driven welding

layout.

UTILITIES: Water from 9' wells on site.
Power and light from local utilty company.

sors, tanks, boring bars, portable electric light plants indus-

Steam from eight boiler plants having a total of 20 oil-fired boilers of 300 B.H.P. each. TRANSPORT A TION: Plant has 78 miles of standard gauge railroad, connecting directly to Wabash, Baltimore & Ohio

radial drill, etc. '
Ma~hine Tools: shaper, lathes, planer, cutter and tool grinders
Moto Truck modeL.

metal. saws, scales, miscellaneous small tools, etc. '
Special Eau.ipment: 2 wood barges, 2 tugboats, 1 Crane-

and Nickel Plate Railroads. '

Bucyrus Erie, Crawler model, 4 Cranes, Universal Lorain-

This proiect is available for lease in whole or in part subject
to possible restrictions as to its proposed use. '

UTILITIES: City and local utilty companies. TRANSPORTATION: L & N siding into yard.
St. Louis O. R. P. D.-Brochure available (NP-48).

Chicago O. R. P. D.-Brochure available (AP-184).

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Aircraft Modification Plant Surplus
122,350 sq. ft. Modification Center No.6,
Republic Aviation Corporation,

equipment, nitrogen generator, four pot type annealing fur-

naces. Chicago O. R. P. D.

Municipal Airport,

Evansville, Indiana.-Army. LAND: About 3.2 acres owned, and 46 acres leased from City of Evansvile. BUILDINGS: Modification Building, 77,570 sq. ft. of which 5,760 sq. ft. is on mezzanine floor. Clearance 25'. Concrete floor with monolithic finish. Mezzanine floor wood. Wood timber framing, wood siding and wood deck. Sprinklered.
Service Building, 24,580 sq. ft. of which 5,100 sq. ft. is on second floor. Clearance 20'. Construction similar to Modification Building.

Aircraft Parts Plant
934,0 iq. ft.
Servel, Inc.,
Evansvile, Indiana.-Plancor 1217.

Sold

Coal Mine
840,000 tons per year

Shasta Coal Corporation,
Bicknell, Indiana.-Plancor 2118. Designed for mining and shipment of coaL.

Utilty and Boiler House, one story, area 4,520 sq. ft., clearance 12', concrete floor, masonry walls.
construction.

Administration, area 11,540 sq. ft. with 5,770 sq. ft. on each of two floors. Clearance first floor 8', second floor 9'. Wood
Plant Protection Offce, 1,060 sq. ft.; Fire House, 2,050 sq. ft.; Inflammable Storage: 530 sq. ft.; Detonator Storage: 190 sq. ft., two Pump Houses, 590 sq. ft.; are all one story with concrete floors and either wood or masonry construction. MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Lathes, grinders, dril

LAND: About 1455 acres. BUILDINGS: Total area 381,000 sq. ft.

Coal Preparation Plant, 73' by 205', area 15,000 sq. ft.,

structural steel and corrugated iron siding. Service Building, 21,100 sq. ft., structural steel, corrugate iron siding. Offce Building, 2,000 sq. ft., brick.

MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Stripping shovel, loading shovel, coal dril, track scales, pumps, compressor, transformers, and other miscellaneous equipment.
c

presses, sanders, heat treat furnace, squaring power shear, tube machine, drils, riveters, sandblast cabinet, power brake, quench tank, compressors, portable generator, scales, hand
hoists, painting equipment, degreaser unit, jacks, pumps, etc. NOTE: This plant description is based upon the wartime use

UTILITIES: Power and light from local utilty company. Water pumped from coal pit and creek and stored in large
lake.

of the property, prior to its designation as "Surplus". Suband equipment has been authorized, and it is possible that all or part of the original machinery and equipment has been removed.

St. Louis O. R. P. D.-Brochure available.

sequently, however, the independent disposal of the machinery

Chemical Plant, Oleum
6,000 tons per month

Sod

UTILITIES: City and local utilty companies. St. Louis O. R. P. D.-Brochure available (AP-7).

Stauffer Chemical Company, Hammond, Indiana.-Plancor 2331.

Aircraft Engine Parts Plant
261,0 sq. ft. Perfect Circle Company,
Richmond, Indiana.-Plancor 113.

Sold Aircraft Engine Plant

Sod

500,000 sq. ft. Studebaker Corporation,

4300 New Haven Avenue,

Fort Wayne, Indiana.-Plancor 40.

Warehouse
313,60 sq. ft. Phelps-Dodge Copper Products Corporation, Hammond, Indiana.-Plancor 1789.

Aircraft Engine Plant Surplus
1,560,00 sq. ft. Studebaker Corporation,

LAND: 62 acres.
BUILDING: Main Building-Size 280' x 1120'. Used as warehouse, clearances 33' and 20', structural steel and brick; also

701 West Chippewa Avenue,
South Bend, Indiana.-Plancor 40.

several small buildings.

MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Some equipment required
for original purpose is stored in building. Six 10 ton, one 15

LAND: 5 parcels total approximately 318 acres. BUILDINGS: Manufacturing Building, 920' by 1040'. Total
area including basement 1,062,000 sq. ft. Clearance in fac-

ton, one 20 ton and one 50 ton cranes.

tory 18', in offce 12'. One story modern factory and offce with

UTILITIES: City and local utilty companies. Chicago O. R. P, D.-Bi-ochure available.

partial basement. Windowless type. Structural steel framing, with metal deck over an area 760' by 1040'; and reinforced concrete framing with concrete slab roof over the remaining area of 160' by 1040'. Walls of face brick with tile
backing. Floors are wood on concrete. Fluorescent lighting.

Aircraft Plant
Republic Aviation Corporation, Evansvile, Indiana.-Plancor 721.

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Sprinklered. Industrial Relations Building, brick, steel and concrete; floor area 19,416 sq. ft. Fluorescent lighting. En-

gine Test, Concrete foundation, floor, walls and superstructure. Floor area basement 193,130 sq ft., first floor 192,905 sq.

Steel Plant Facilties
244,360 sq. ft.
Republic Steel Corporation, Gary, Indiana.-Plancor 1686G.

ft. Clear height, basement 10', first floor 16'. Power House, brick and tile walls, concrete floors, structural steel frame. Area basement 12,899 sq. ft., first floor 17,035 sq. ft. Chip
and Oil House, two story and basement, concrete foundations

and floors, brick and tile walls, steel frame. Area, basement
4,967 sq. ft., first floor 12,771 sq. ft., second floor 1,393 sq. ft. Salvage, Soluble Oil, Search Passage, Aqua Valve, Chip Storage Shed. Total area 45,130 sq. ft.

Designed to augment lessee's facilties for heat treatment of alloy steel bars and wire. . LAND: Building site on lessee's land (leased). BUILDING: Leanto addition, 1,800 sq. ft. ; brick. MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Installed in lessee's building: two cal' type annealing furnace, Pangborn Rotoblast

MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Boring, broaching, driling, grinding machines, lathes, heat treating equipment, plat-

ing equipment, presses, clearing machines, ammonia handling machines, etc. Laboratory and testing equipment and numerous items of furniture and fixtures. Also Portable Tools and Equip-

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ment and Jigs, Dies, Fixtures, Gages, Patterns, Templates,
sulphuric acid concentrators, including columns, condensers,

Durable Tools, etc.

boilers, preheaters, tanks, pumps, etc. Tank farm includes

NOTE: This plant description is based upon the wartime use of the property, prior to its designation as "Surplus". Suband equipment has been authorized, and it is possible that all or part of the original machinery and equipment has been removed.

tanks, concentrator mix circulating units, etc.

stainless steel nitric acid storage tanks, steel tanks, aluminum

eequently, however, the independent disposal of the machinery

Nitrating equipment including nitrators, hoppers, coolers,

UTILITIES: City and local utilty company. TRANSPORTATION: Four railroad sidings into plants.
A part of this plant has been sold. Negotiations may be

tanks, kettles, pasting mils, etc. Filtering equipment, drying equipment, gelatin extrusion machines, fume and acid recovery equipment, etc.

tanks, refrigerating units, etc. Boilng equipment, including

Sewage disposal plant on site.

UTILITIES: Water from wells on site.

mainder.

entered into for the purchase or lease of all or part of the re-

Power and light from local utilty companies.

Chicago O. R. P. D.-Brochure available.
Explosives Plant

1,250,000 iq. ft. Wabash River Ordnance Works, 2 miles south of
Newport, Indiana.-Army.

Ilinois Railroad and by branch lines of the B & 0 and Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul & Pacific Railroads. Project is available for lease in whole or part subject to possible restrictions as to its proposed use. Chicago O. R. P. D.-Brochure available (AP-16l).

TRANSPORTATION: Main line of the Chicago & Eastern

Steel Plant
120,000 toni alloy steel per year

Surplus

Youngstown Sheet & Tube Company,
East Chicago, Indiana.-Plancor 328.

There are certain improvements at this plant classified as
"Secret" and not included.

There is also an incompleted smokeless powder area in which

while only a few of the buildings are fully complete. Contains the following areas, Nitrocellulose, Powder, Acid, Power and Water Supply, General Facilties, Administrative, Maintenance,
Staff Residential, Process.

there are many building and equipment foundations placed,

Designed to produce electric alloy steel ingots, such as tungsten carbide steel, nitro alloy steel, stainless steel, high carbon steel and open hearth alloy steel.

LAND: 2 acres.

Furnace Section, 176' by 154' is three stories high, divided into
two aisles. Remainder occupied by Transformer Vault, Of-

BUILDING: 76,273 sq. ft., one building.

LAND: About 19,890 acres. BUILDINGS: About 1,250,000 sq. ft. of floor area which
includes about 400,000 sq. ft. in the discontinued smokeless

metal and composition materials.

fices, Laboratory, etc. Construction of structural steel, sheet
MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: One 60-ton and one 30-

powder area which are essentially complete. Does not include

any area of buildings incorporated in the "Secret" classifi-

ton electric furnaces, many items of auxilary equipment,

There are 392 buildings including 62 essentially complete buildings in the discontinued smokeless powder area. Also
farm buildings purchased with the land number about 550. No
buildings covered by "Secret" classification are included.

cation.

ladles, slag cars, mold cars, etc., and a charging machine. Also one 100-ton, one 25-ton, one 15-ton, one 10-ton and one 5-ton

cranes, and three 55-inch magnets for use on cranes.

UTILITIES: Process water from Lake Michigan; domestic water from artesian well of others.

storage, high pressure ammonia storage, ammonia oxidation

MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Low pressure ammonia

TRANSPORTATION: N. Y. C. R.R. and P. R.R. switch
tracks. Lake docks nearby.

equipment including columns, compressors, etc. Nitric and

Chicago O. R. P. D.-Brochure available.

IOWA
Oxygen Plant
5,600,00 cu. ft.
Air Reduction Sales Company, Bettendorf, Iowa.-Plancor 1399.

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chines, radial driling machines, planers, grinders, shapers,

presses, riveters, shears, hydraulic press (975-ton), hydraulic

tric hoists, gas-fired heat-treating furnace, electrical vertical
tempering furnace, gas-fired over-drawn furnace, etc.

press (275-ton), electric saws, air compressors, welders, elec-

Ship Accessories Plant Surplus
117,000 sq. ft.
Bettendorf Company,

port, Rock Island and Northwestern Railroad. Mississippi

UTILITIES: City and local utilty companies. TRANSPORTATION: Spurs on site served by the DavenRiver passes the plant approximately 500 yards to the south. Chicago O. R. P. D.-Brochure available (NP-15).

2237 State Street,

Bettendorf, Iowa.-Nobs-706.
Used for the manufacture of mine-sweeping gear and other
Navy

Grain Salvage Plant
5,200 toni per year.

equipment.

LAND: About 6% acres. BUILDINGS: Main Offce Building, 17,174 sq. ft., HeatTreating Building, 2,456 sq. ft., Personnel Department Building, 2,260 sq. ft., Sheet Metal Shop, 2,702 sq. ft., Fabrication Building, 12,276 sq. ft., Receiving, Welding, Painting, and
ft. Machine Shop, 20,240 sq. ft., Boilerhouse, 1,452 sq. ft., B~r Stock and Casting Storage Building, 8,400 sq. ft., Steel
and Miscellaneous Storage Building, 2,400 sq. ft.
Grating Building, 25,199 sq. ft., Assembly Building, 18,040 sq.

Clinton Products Company, 1303 North 2nd Street,
Clinton, Iowa.-Plancor 2060.

Designed for recovering high protein by-products for agricultural feeds from distilers' waste slop. LAND: Approximately 0.35 acres. BUILDING: Main Process Building, 55' by 92', two story, reinforced concrete framing, hollow tile walls. Total floor
area, 9,800 sq. ft. Clearance first floor 13', second floor 24'.

crete floors, either frame construction or brick walls. Some have wood trusses, other steel trusses. Majority of the buildings are connectinir, having common walls.

Six other units total about 6,000 sq. ft. Buildings have con-

MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Two high pressure boilers with all accessory equipment and controls. An evaporator with necessary equipment and controls to process 38,000 lb.
3.75% to 30% solids. A spray dryer with all"necessary equipper hour of distilers' slop to change its consistency from

MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Lathes, miling ma-

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ment and controls to reduce above syrup to a powdered state
containing not more than 5% moisture.

into three spaces to serve as air ducts for dryers; concrete

UTILITIES: Process water from well on site; domestic
water from public utilty company. Sewage disposal by City

system.
Power and light from public utilty companies.

block walls; area 7,480 sq. ft. Mil Building, floor area 7,200 sq. ft.: concrete block walls and floor, wood bowstring trusses. Bale Storage Building, floor area 5,376 sq. ft., similar to Mil
floor area 5,470 sq. ft. Clearances 9', 10', 30'.

TRANSPORTATION: Switch track at site. Chicago O. R. P. D.-Brochure available.

Boiler House, Shop Building, Locker, and Offce Building, total

Building.

Hemp Mil
31,000 sq. ft.

Surplus

MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Hemp harvesters, gathering binders, scutchers, hemp breakers, hemp dryer units,
baling press, trucks and trailers, steam engine, etc.

Commodity Credit Corporation,
Grundy Center, Iowa.-Plancor 1531-39.

tow.

Designed for producing and rough processing hemp fibre and

UTILITIES: Water from deep well on site. Sewage disposal system on site. Power and light from local utilty. Chicago O. R. P. D.-Brochure available.
Hemp Mil
31,000 iq. ft. Commodity Credit Corporation,
Hampton, Iowa.-Plancor 1531-25.

LAND: 40 acres. BUILDINGS: Straw Storage Building, area 5,880 sq. ft., Clearance 15'6"; block walls, gravel floor, clear span wood bowstring roof trusses. Dryer Building, doubled deck construction, each deck divided
block walls; area 7,480 sq. ft. Mil Building, floor area 7,200 sq. ft., concrete block walls and floor, wood bowstring trusses. Bale Storage Building, floor area 5,376 sq. ft., similar to Mil
into three spaces to serve as air ducts for dryers; concrete

Surplus

tow.

Designed for producing and rough processing hemp fibre and

Building. Boiler House, Shop Building, Locker, and Offce Building, total floor area 5,470 sq. ft. Clearances 9', 10', 30'.

MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Hemp harvesters, gathering binders, scutchers, hemp breakers, hemp dryer units, baling press, trucks and trailers, steam engine, 'etc. UTILITIES: Water from deep well on site.
Power and light from local utilty. Chicago O. R. P. D.-Brochure available.
Sewage disposal system on site.

LAND: 38 acres. BUILDINGS: Straw Storage Building, area 5,880 sq. ft., clearance 15'-6"; block walls, gravel floor, clear span wood bowstring roof trusses.

Dryer Building, double deck construction, each deck divided

into three spaces to serve as air ducts for dryers; concrete

floor, wood bowstring trusses.

block walls; area 7,480 sq. ft. Mil Building, floor area 7,200 sq. ft., concrete block walls and

Bale Storage Building, floor area 5,376 sq. ft., similar to Mil
Building.

Hemp Mil
31,000 sq.

floor area 5,470 sq. ft. Clearances 9', 10', 30'.
ft.

Boiler House, Shop Building, Locker, and Offce Building, total

Commodity Credit Corporation,
Britt, Iowa.-Plancor 1531-28.

baling press, trucks and trailers, steam engine, etc.

MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Hemp harvesters, gathering binders, scutchers, hemp breakers, hemp dryer units,

tow.

Designed for producing and rough processing hemp fibre and

clearance 15'-6"; block walls, gravel floor, clear span wood

LAND: 40 acres. BUILDINGS: Straw Storage Building, area 5,880 sq. ft.,

UTILITIES: Water from deep well on site. Sewage disposal system on site. Power and light from local utilty. Chicago O. R. P. D.-Brochure available.

bowstring roof trusses. Dryet Building, double deck construction, each deck divided
into three spaces to serve as air ducts for dryers; concrete

block walls; area 7,480 sq. ft.
Mil Building, floor area 7,200 sq. ft., concrete block walls

Hemp Mil
31,000 sq. ft.

Surplus

and floor, wood bowstring trusses.

Bale Storage Building, floor area 5,376 sq. ft., similar to
floor area 5,470 sq. ft. Clearances 9', 10', 30'.

Commodity Credit Corporation,
Rockford, Iowa.-Plancor 1531-14.

Mil Building. Boiler House, Shop Building, Locker, and Offce Building, total

tow.

Designed for producing and rough processing hemp fibre and

MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Hemp harvesters, gathering binders, scutchers, hemp breakers, hemp dryer units,
baling press, trucks and trailers, steam engine, etc. UTILITIES: Water from deep well on site.

Power and light from local utilty. Chicago O. R. P. D.-Brochure available.

Sewage disposal system on site.

bowstring roof trusses. Dryer Building, double deck construction, each deck divided
into three spaces to serve as air ducts for dryers; concrete

clearance 15'-6"; block walls, gravel floor, clear span wood

LAND: 40 acres. BUILDINGS: Straw Storage Building, area 5,880 sq., ft.,

Hemp Mil
31,000 sq. ft. Commodity Credit Corporation,
Iowa Falls, Iowa.-Plancor 1531-27.

Surplus

block walls; area 7,480 sq. ft. Mil Building, floor area 7,200 sq. ft., concrete block walls and floor, wood bowstring trusses. Bale Storage Building, floor area 5,376 sq. ft., similar to Mil
Building. Boiler House, Shop Building, Locker, and Offce Building, total floor area 5,470 sq. ft. Clearances 9', 10', 30'.

tow.

Designed for producing and rough processing hemp fibre and

LAND: 47 acres. BUILDINGS: Straw Storage Building, area 5,880 sq. ft., clearance 15'-6"; block walls, gravel floor, clear span wood bowstring roof trusses. Dryer Building, double deck construction, each deck divided

baling press, trucks and trailers, steam engine, etc.

MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Hemp harvesters, gathering binders, scutchers, hemp breakers, hemp dryer units,

UTILITIES: Water from deep well on site.
Power and light from local utility.
Sewage disposal system on site.

Chicago O. R. P. D.-Brochure available.

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Hemp Mil
31,000 sq. ft. Commodity Credit Corporation,
Traer, Iowa.-Plancor 1531-13.

Surplus

clearance 15'-6"; block walls, gravel floor, clear span woo bowstring roof trusses. Dryer Building, double deck construction, each deck divided

tow.

Designed for producing and rough processing hemp fibre and

LAND: 40 acres. BUILDINGS: Straw Storage Building, area 5,880 sq. ft.,
bowstring roof trusses. Dryer Building, doubled deck construction, each deck divided
block walls; area 7,480 sq. ft. Mil Building, floor area 7,200 sq. ft., concrete block walls and floor, wood bowstring trusses. Bale Storage Building, floor area 5,376 sq. ft., similar to Mil
Building. Boiler House, Shop Building, Locker, and Offce Building, total floor area 5,470 sq. ft. Clearances 9', 10', 30'.
into three spaces to serve as air ducts for dryers; concrete

block walls: area 7,480 sq. ft. Mil Building, floor area 7,200 sq. ft., concrete block walls and floor, wood bowstring trusses. Bale Storage Building, floor area 5,376 sq. ft., similar to Mil
floor area 5,470 sq. ft. Clearances 9', 10', 30'.

into three spaces to serve as air ducts for dryers; concrete

clearance 15'-6"; block walls, gravel floor, clear span wood

Building. Boiler House, Shop Building, Locker, and Offce Building, total

M~CHI.NERY AND EQUIPMENT: Hemp harvesters, gathering binders, scutchers, hemp breakers, hemp dryer units
baling press, trucks and trailers, steam engine, etc. '

UTILITIES: Water from deep well on site. Sewage disposal system on site. Power and light from local utilty. Chicago O. R. P. D.-Brochure available.

MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Hemp harvesters, gathering binders, scutchers, hemp breakers, hemp dryer units, baling press, trucks and trailers, steam engine, etc. UTILITIES: Water from deep well on site. Sewage disposal system on site. Power and light from local utilty. Chicago O. R. P. D.-Brochure available.
Hemp Mil

Hemp Mil
31,0 sq. ft.
Commodity Credit Corporation,
Mason City Iowa.-Plancor 1531-8.

Surplus

Designed for producing and rough processing hemp fibre and
tow.

Sold

31,0 iq. ft.
Commodity Credit Corporation,
Earl Grove, Iowa.-Plancor 1531-12.

Dryer Building, double deck construction, each deck divided into three spaces to serve as air ducts for dryers; concrete block

LAND: 40 acres. BUILDING~: "Straw Storage Building, area 5,880 sq. ft., clearance 15 -6 ; block walls, gravel floor, clear span woo bowstring roof trusses.

walls; area 7,480 sq. ft.

Hemp Mil

Sold
31,0 sq. ft.

Commodity Credit Corporation,
Boone, Iowa.-Plancor 1531-11.

Building. '
UTILITIES: Water from deep well on site.
Sewage disposal system on site.

Mil Building, floor areà 7,200 sq. ft., concrete block walls and floor, wood bowstring trusses.
Bale Storage Building, floor area 5,376 sq. ft. similar to Mil

floor area 5,470 sq. ft. Clearances 9', 10', 80'.

Boiler House, Shop Building, Locker, and Offce Building, total

Hemp Mil

Surplus
31,0 sq. ft.

l\AC~INERY AND EQUIPMENT: Hemp harvesters, gather109 binders, scutchers, hemp breakers, hemp dryer units baling
press, trucks and trailers, steam engine, etc. '

Commodity Credit Corporation,
Humboldt, Iowa.-Plancor 1531-10.

tow.

Designed for producing and rough processing hemp fibre and

bowstring roof trusses. Dryer Building, double deck construction, each deck divided
block walls; area 7,480 sq. ft. Mil Building, floor area 7,200 sq. ft., concrete block walls and floor, wood bowstring trusses. Bale Storage Building, floor area 5,376 sq. ft., similar to Mil
Building. Boiler House, Shop Building, Locker, and Offce Building, total floor area 5,470 sq. ft. Clearances 9', 10', 30'.
into three spaces to serve as air ducts for dryers; concrete

clearance 15'-6"; block walls, gravel floor, clear span wood

LAND: 40 acres. BUILDINGS: Straw Storage Building, area 5,880 sq. ft.,

Power and light from local utilty. Chicago O. R. P. D.-Brochure available.

Ammunition Plant
2,134,00 iq. ft.
Des Moines Ordnance Plant,
U. S. Rubber Company,

Surplus

10 miles from Des Moines, Iowa.-Army.

LAND: Plant area about 2,445 acres, Accuracy range 1 966 acres, Right-of-way utilty lines, 37 acres, total 4,448 acre~. BT.ILDINqS: The Administrati.on Building is a two-story
bUllding with a wood frame, brick and tile sidewalls wood floors, wood roof deck with built-up felt roofing. '

MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Hemp harvesters, gathering binders, scutchers, hemp breakers, hemp dryer units, baling press, trucks and trailers, steam engine, etc. UTILITIES: Water from deep well on site. Sewage disposal system on site. Power and light from local utilty. Chicago O. R. P. D.-Brochure available.

nical laboratory. '

In addition there are three two-story barracks type constructed buildings all of wood, with asphalt shingle roofs. These build-

ings house the cafeteria, hospital, patrol headquarters tech.
In the CaL. .30 and CaL. .50 Manufacturing Area are five main manufacturing buildings and a number of servce and other buildings. Manufacturing Buildings Nos. 1, 2, 3, and 4 are of permanent fireproof construction, two floors, concrete floors, steel build-

Hemp Mil

Surplus
31,0 sq. ft.

ing frame, tile inside walls faced with red brick, and a steel
deck roof with felt roofing. Building No. 4A is of concrete and brick with wood roof frame and deck, and felt and tar roof. CaL. .30 Bldg. No.1, total sq. ft., 288,000, CaL. .30 Bldg. No.2,
total sq. ft., 283,000, CaL. .50 Bldg. No.3, total sq. ft., 391,000,
total sq. ft., 220,500.

Commodity Credit Corporation,
Algona, Iowa.-Plancor 1531-9.

tow.

Designed for producing and rough processing hemp fibre and

LAND: 64 acres.

CaL. .50 Bldg. No.4, total sq. ft., 324,000, CaL. .50 Bldg. No. 4A,
Garage Building for repair and maintenance of locomotives,

BUILDINGS: Straw Storage Building, area 5,880 sq. ft.,

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construction.

trucks and automobiles, 14,500 sq. ft. floor space, permanent
Lead Shop Building for melting salvage and extruding, 13,800

Element Line, 14 buildings; Artilery Primer Line, i 7 buildings; Ammonium Nitrate Plant, 29 buildings; Inert Storage,
Yard L, 36 buildings; Inert Storage Yard M, 4 buildings; Inert

Maintenance Control Stores Building, 52,500 sq. ft. floor space, wod construction, wood walls and roof. The Plant has a Steam Power Plant for processing and heat-

nent construction, one floor.

sq. ft. floor space, permanent construction. Tool and Gage Shop Building, 60,000 sq. ft. floor space, perma-

C, 43 buildings; T.N.T. Magazines, Yard 4,25 buildings; Ammunition Magazines, Yard D, 44 buildings; Ammunition magazines, Yard F1, 44 buildings; Ammunition magazines, Yard K, 54 buildings; Ammonium Nitrate, Yard G, 27 buildings; Raw

Storage, Yard E, 35 buildings, Powder Magazines, Yard

ing steam which consists of 4 stoker fired boilers of ample

Material, Yard H, 15 buildings; Finished Magazines, Yard J,
24 buildings; Miscellaneous, 6 buildings; Pilot Plant Are, 9

the Power Plant is a diesel electric standby generator for emergency lighting, 400kw capacity. The Water Treatment and Pump House is in the general manufacturing area, 10,743 sq. ft. floor space, permanent construction. In this system is a 500,00 gallon capacity underground

capacity for the Plant. Permanent construction. Included in

tank reservoir.

buildings; Administration and Maintenance, 105 buildings; Farm Houses, 12 buildings; Storages (Barns, churches, etc.), 19 buildings; Railroad Service, 23 buildings; Sewage System, 18 buildings; Water System, 15 buildings; Electric System, 22 buildings; Protective, 14 buildings; Emergency Reservoir, 2 buildings; Renovation Plant, 19 buildings; Burning Field, 1
building.

The Primer Manufacturing Area consists of Primer Mixing Buildings, Primer Premix Houses, Primer Premix Control
Building, Primer Manufacturing Buildings, Tracer Composi-

3 Tracer Mfg. Bldgs., 11,400 sq. ft. total floor space and Primer Mfg. Bldg., 41,400 sq. ft. floor space, all of permanent fireproof
type construction.

tion Manufacturing Buildings, Primer Pre-dry Houses, Wet P E.T.N. Sieve House, etc. There are a total of 82 buildings in all, ranging from 54 sq. ft. wood constructed buildings to the

MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Blenders, mixing kettles, tanks, pumps and motors, rotary pelleting presses, evaporating pans with coils, screens, mixing kettles with agitators, steam
melt units, heavy duty vacuum cleaners, etc.
Accessory items include: Paint spray booths, paint spray ma-

jacketed kettles, blending kettles, hammermils, preheaters,
chine, air compressors, electric lift trucks, scales, conveyors,

The Ballstics Area is located 3% miles from the main plant,
In addition to the above, there is a Ballstics Building in the

bailng presses, portable elevators, etc. Complete complement of maintenance items including machine
tools, hoists, etc.

contains special buildings, firing ranges, and recording equipment for testing the performance of the finished ammunition.

This area is surrounded by required safety areas.

UTILITIES: Water from four deep wells in area. An earth dam built across Long Creek and located in southgallons of raw water at spilway height. Suffcient water is also pumped from Well No.4 into this reservoir to offset the
a water treatment plant for domestic and plant use.

central part of the area impounds approximately 450 milion
loss due to evaporation. The raw water is then pumped into

manufacturing area for testing the product. This building has 43,000 sq. ft. floor space, and is of permanent construction.

let uints, assembly machines, draw machines, charging machines, compress, eject and insert machines, varied press type machines, head turn machines, trim finish machines, taper and

MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Anneal, pickle wash and dry cases, drying oven machines, stress relief and anneal cases, carton packers, clip loader machine, wash, polish and dry bil-

Sewage disposal plant on site. Power and light from local utilty companies.

plug machines, gage and weigh machines, loading machines, ball bilet assembly machines, inserting pruner machines, and

2,500 kwh. TRANSPORTATION: Numerous yards and ample trackage

Also four steam-turbo generators each with a capacity of

connect with CB and Q R. R.

varied other specific duty machines. Miscellaneous items include battery chargers, motors, balers, blenders, pumps, scales, belting machines, handling equipment, factory trucks, etc.

This pToject is available for lease in whole or part, subject to

and Gauge Building. They contain lathes, grinders, shapers, milers, screw machines, metal cutting saws, shears, boring machines, drilers, etc. NOTE: This plant description is based upon the wartime use
of the property prior to its designation as "Surplus". Subse-

Plant contains a well equipped Maintenance Shop and Tool

possible restrictions as to its proposed use. Chicago O. R. P. D.-Brochure available AP-16f.

Tire Manufacturing Plant 228,6 iq. ft.
Firestone Tire and Rubber Company,
Des Moines, Iowa.-Plancor 2208.

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quently, however, the independent disposal of the machinery
moved.

and equipment has been authorized, and it is possible that all or part of the original machinery and equipment has been re-

Alcohol Plant

UTILITIES: Water from City. Sewage and waste disposal by plants on site. Power and light from local utility companies, also gas. TRANSPORTATION: Spur from C. & N. W. R. R. and Fort

Surplus
850,0 galloni per month.

Grain Processing Corporation, Muscatine, Iowa.-Plancor 1684.

Des Moines and Southern Electric Railway; there are 10.1
Chicago O. R. P. D.-BTochii'e available AP-l02.

Designed for the production of industrial alcohol (190 prof
ethyl) and to produce livestock feed as a by-product from the

miles of railroad tracks in the project.

processed grains. LAND: 36 acres.

Ammunition Loading Plant Surplus
3,235,0 sq. ft. Iowa Ordnance Plant,
Day and Zimmerman, Inc.,

hundred sq. ft. to 50,000 sq. ft., aggregating 3,250,000 sq. ft. Project is very large and buildings are distributed as follows:

Burlington, Iowa.-Army. Project contains an Ammonium Nitrate Unit. LAND: About 19,616 acres. BUILDINGS: There are 907 buildings, ranging from a few

buildings are a processing group which includes a boiler house, distilery, denaturing plant, fermenter room and feed recovery drier. Buildings are generally of concrete and tile and brick construction, with total floor area of 76,400 sq. ft. MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Five stoker fired boilers, high pressure cooking line, distilation unit, four hammer mils, magnetic separators and feeders, roller mil, three steam heate rotary drum driers, six double drum atmosphere steam driers,
holding and mixing tanks, conveyors, etc.
~nd Northwestern Railway Company.

BUILDINGS: With the exception of the Offce Building, all

5 body quadruple effect evaporator. Also presses, agitators,
UTILITIES: Local utiity companies. TRANSPORTATION: Spur track of Burlington, Muscatine

ings; Booster Line "A" 10 buildings; Booster Line "B", 15 buildings; Fuze Line "A" 10 buildings; Fuze Line "B" 16 buildings; Detonator Line, 35 buildings; Fuze Component Line, 7
buildings; Temporary Detonator Line, 10 buildings; Percussion

Loading Line 1, 45 buildings; Loading Line 11, 27 buildings; Loading Line 111, 26 buildings; Loading Line IlIa, 25 build-

This plant has been leased. Negotiations m.y be entered lK for its purchase subject to the lease in effect. Chicago O. R. P. D.-Brochure availa,ble.

56 (Iowa)
Steel Foundry
2,400 tons caitings per year.

Surplus Steel Foundry
36,000 tons per year.

Surplus

Hercules Manufacturing Company,
Centervile, Iowa.-Plancor 1420.

Ordnance Steel Foundry Co.,

Campbell, Wyant and Cannon Foundry Company,

LAND: Approximately 1:1 acres. BUILDING: One story, fireproof foundry building of brick and steel construction, total floor area 14,500 sq. ft. Main bay,
40' by 160', houses craneway extending 108' into storage yard
under crane, side bay 14'.
to permit unloading of railroad cars. Clearances, main bay 22'

Bettendorf, Iowa.-Army.
LAND: About 65.7 acres.
with a floor area of 350,000 sq. ft. that has been rehabiltated and to which have been added a North addition, 42,000 sq. ft., a south addition of 15,000 sq. ft., and a sand storage addition

BUILDINGS: Total floor area approximately 579,000 sq. ft. Foundry and Additions. No. 59, comprises an original building
of 27,000 sq. ft. The original building has steel framing, concrete floor, brick walls, clearance from 20' to 40'. The North and South additions are of reinforced concrete and timber construction, concrete block walls, clearances, 25'. The Sand Storage addition has an earth floor and full timber construction.

MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Compressors, molding
machines, conveyor, freight elevator, blast tank, wheelabrator

tumblast, electric welders, sand mixer, band saw, etc. Also two
3-ton jib crane, seven electric hoists and one roller conveyor.

5-ton overhead traveling cranes, one monorail system, one

UTILITIES: City and local utilities companies.
TRANSPORTATION: Spur track connecting to main line of
Chicago-Rock Island and Pennsylvania Railroads under yard

with 25,125 sq. ft. floor area. Brick walls, steel trusses, wood
floor and roof. Clearance 20'.

Machine Shop, No. 52, is a rehabilitated one story building
Main Offce, No. 51, is a new two story and part basement

craneway.
visions of the lease in effect.

This plant has been leased for a period of 4 113 years. Negotiations may be entered into for its purchase subject to the proChicago O. R. P. D.-Brochure available.

building of all wood construction. It contains a three story re-

brick walls, gypsum plank deck and built-up roofing. Store Room and Train Shed No. 54, 13,600 sq. ft., new cooling

inforced concrete vault 15' by 23'. Area 17,200 sq. ft. Power House, No. 57 20,370 sq. ft., is of structural steel framing,
Shed No. 68, 16,422 sq. ft.; and eighteen other miscellaneous buildings of varied construction with floor areas up to 7,000

Steel Plant
64,512 tons per year.

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MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Numerous furnaces (Open-hearth, annealing, heat treating, hardening, etc.), hydraulic Shakeouts, wheelabrators, jolting machines, core ovens,

Keokuk Electro-Metals Company,
Keokuk, Iowa.-Plancor 530.

paint mixing and handling systems, shipping press, dril presses, miling machines, lathes, grinders, boring machines, planers, arc welders, etc. Thirty-five ton, three 10 ton, and three 20 ton overhead cranes. UTILITIES: City and local utilty companies.
TRANSPORT ATION: Switch tracks and sidings from Davenport, Rock Island and Northeastern R. R.

Tire Plant
180,000 sq. ft.

Lake Shore Tire & Rubber Company,
Des Moines, Iowa.-Plancor 2359.

Chicago O. R. P. D.-Brochure available (AP-50).
Ordnance Plant
774,600 iq. ft. Quad Cities Tank Arsenal,

buildings of lessee, total approximately 1 % acres. BUILDINGS: Manufacturing Building, extension to building of lessee, a three story and basement reinforced-concrete structure, 167' by 220'. Brick curtain walls. Floors are flat slab con-

Designed to expand lessee facilities for manufacture of miltary purpose tires. LAND: Comprises three plots, each adjacent to existing plant

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International Harvester Company, Bettendorf, Iowa.-Army.

elevators, capacity 20,000 lbs. Floor area about 147,000 sq. ft., clearances 12' and 14'.

struction designed for 300 lb. per sq. ft. Twin bank of electric

Laboratory and Cafeteria Building, extension to buildinO' of lessee, two-story, 44' by 285'. Wall-bearing masonry consliuction, with 12" walls of brick. Area about 25,000 sq. ft., clearances 10' and 11'.

Aircraft Ports Plant (Exhaust Manifolds)
312,000 sq. ft. Solar Aircraft Company,
Des Moines, Iowa.-Plancor 957.

Cement House, two-story and basement, area 8,800 sq. ft. Reinforced-concrete construction throughout with block tile curtain walls, steel sash. Electric freight elevator, 2,000-lb.

capacity.

LAND: 3.61 acres. BUILDING: Brick building, five stories, with basement, 453'
by 120'; total floor area 312,000 sq. ft.; ceilng heights, base-

MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: "A" frames; Banbury mixers; band builders; bead-flipping machines; bead-wrapping machines; cutters; fabric-dipping and drying units; painting
machine; pressure-shaping and tire-bagging machine, com-

ment 16', first floor 15'; three elevators; sprinklered.

chines, dril presses, spot facing machines, beaders and crimpers, forming machines, acetylene and oxygen system compressors, heat treat furnaces, acetylene generators, mogul
metalizing set, sand blast and dust collecting system, solvent stil, six cranes, six conveyors, and seventeen hoists.

MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Buffers, contour ma-

plete; rubber-cement mixers; rubber cutter, rubber refiners,
drums; ply tire-curing molds; tire presses; tire servicers; tirebuilding machines, truck-tire-building machines; scales; fac-

sheeter mils; strainers; air bag molds; ply tire-building

tory trucks; processing tanks; etc. UTILITIES: City and local utilty companies.
Wabash R. R.

UTILITIES: City and public utilty companies. Chicago O. R. P. D.-Brochure available.

TRANSPORTATION: Sidings of Rock Island Railroad and

tiations may be entered into for its purchase subject to the
provisions of the lease in effect.

This plant has been leased for a period of five years. Nego-

Steel Foundry
79,200 sq. ft.

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Chicago O. R. P. D.-Brochure available.

Zimmerman Steel Casting Company, Bettendorf, Iowa.-Army.

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KANSAS
Aircraft Plant
Aircraft Assembly Plant No.2.
North American Aviation, Inc., 1,750,000 sq. ft.
300' clear span with 45' clearance; 20 cranes from 1 to 10 ton, and 9 electric hoists from 1 to 10 ton capacity; monorail system. Warehouses, 3 frame buildings; total area 825,000 sq. ft.; covered docks alongside; clearances 16' and 20'.

construction, canopy type hangar doors; two assembly bays

of 1,127,400 sq. ft., concrete on 1st floor, mezzanine of plywood
sheet metal walls, ceilng height 16' to 32', composition roof,

2 miles north of Kansas City, Kansas.-Army. LAND: 89 acres, 6 additional acres leased. BUILDINGS: Assembly Bldg. No. 1. 1 story and mezzanine
bays generally 50' by 50'.

Offce Building, 3 story and basement; masonry structure, steel
169,000 sq. ft.

frame, brick walls, steel sash; air conditioned; floor area

on steel decking, steel column and truss frame, concrete and
~ast Addition No.5, 4 story, 416,800 sq. ft., identical construction features as assembly bldg. except ceilng height is 45',
rlight Test Bldg. No.6, 3 story, 76,733 sq. ft. same construc-

with canopy type hangar doors and lean-tos; clearance 40'.

Hangar Building, area 77,000 sq. ft.; steel frame structure

bays generally 50' by 300'.

Other buildings, generally steel frame with steel sash; total floor area 116,000 sq. ft. Cafeteria and Test rooms åir-conditioned; sprinkler system and Auto-Call system throughout plant.

tion features as assembly bldg. except ceilng height is 35'.
as assembly bldg. except ceilng height is 19' to 23'.

Foundry Bldg. No.4, 1 story, 22,439 sq. ft., same construction

MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Machine tools include broaching, grinding machines, lathes, planers, sanders, etc. Metal forming machines include arbor presses, bending mil,
screw press, shears and tube benders, etc.

Drop Hammer Bldg. No.3, 1 story, 15,743 sq. ft., same con16',17'.

struction features as assembly bldg. except ceilng height is

draw bench degreasers, dust collectors, loading devices, plating

Other production equipment includes band fiers, compressors,

equipment pumps, riveting machines, sand blast, welders, etc.
and strato-chamber.

Paint Storage Bldg. No.2, 1 story, 10,677 sq. ft., same construction as assembly bldg. except ceilng height is 16', 17'.
Buildings 1 and 5 are air conditioned.

Laboratory and testing equipment includes photo equipment

Balance of buildings of miscellaneous nature. MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Driling, miling, welding,

NOTE: This plant description is based upon the wartime use
of the property prior to its designation as "Surplus". Subse-

quently, however, the independent disposal of the machinery
moved.

with a complement of laboratory and testing equipment and
automotive equipment.

braking, bending, metal forming and heat treating equipment,

and equipment has been authorized, and it is possible that all or part of the original machinery and equipment has been re-

UTILITIES: Water from City and 7 deep wells on site. Sewerage system serving the entire area. Gas, electricity from Kansas municipal utilty, also a power
plant on the site for emergency.

UTILITIES: City and local utilty companies. TRANSPORTATION: Spur tracks by Santa Fe Railroad. Kansas City O. R. P. D.-Brochure available.

TRANSPORTATION: Permanent switch spur exists to the Union Pacific R. R.
This plant is leased.

Gasoline Refinery, 100 Octane Surplus
1,65 barrels per day.
Cooperative Refinery Association,

Kansas City O. R. P. D.-Brochure available (AP-17).

Aircraft Plant
46,600 sq. ft.
Beech Aircraft Corporation,

Surplus

Coffeyvile, Kansas.-Plancor 959. LAND: 11.9 acres. BUILDINGS: About 20 buildings with a total floor area of
29,000 sq. ft. Construction generally of reinforced concrete

6 miles east of Wichita, Kansas.-Plancor 557. LAND: 11 acres. BUILDINGS: Flight Hangar, 43,600 sq. ft.; steel columns and
trusses, walls galvanized iron on frame; clearance 32' sprin-

frame, brick walls, and concrete floor.

MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Major functional units
are fluid catalytic and gas concentration unit, HF alkylation
unit, and somerization unit. Accessory facilties include Ethyl

klered.
Clock House, 3,000 sq. ft.; frame construction.

blending plant, cooling tower and railroad spur with unloading

MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Miling machines, planers, shapers, borers, threaders, presses, shears, strippers, sand-

rack, tankage capacity-atmospheric; 273,500 barrels; pressure: 48,000 barrels.

welders, riveting machines, etc. Also laboratory and testing equipment and furniture and fixtures. NOTE: This plant description is based upon the wartime use
of the property prior to its deRignation as "Surplus". Subse-

ers, routers, bending and fiing" machines, heat treat furhaces,

UTILITIES: City and local utilty companies. Steam from three boilers, total capacity 150,000 pounds steam
per hour.

TRANSPORTATION: Two railroad sidings on site. Kansas City O. R. P. D.-Brochure available.

and equipment has been authorized, and it is possible that all or part of the original machinery and equipment has been removed.

quently, however, the independent disposal of the machinery

Chemical Plant, Anhydrous Ammonia Surplus
11,000 tons per month.

UTILITIES: City and local utility companies. Kansas City O. R. P. D.-Brochure available.

Jayhawk Ordnance Works,

Aircraft Plant
2,898,00 sq. ft. Boeing Airplane Company,
Wichita, Kansas.-Plancor 139.

Miltary Chemical Works, Inc., Approximately two miles northeast of Galena, Kansas.

Surplus

Army.

ceilng heights permitting installation of additional floors. LAND: 180 acres.
2,898,000 sq. ft.

Main building constructed with extraordinary clear span and

include: Gas Reforming Building, 120' by 320', area 43,500 sq. ft., clearance 42'.
20'.

LAND: About 2,332 acres. BUILDINGS: Total area about 460,000 sq. ft. Larger units
Synthesis Building, 75' by 343', area 23,800 sq. ft., clearance

BUILDINGS: 17 major buildings with total floor area of

Main Assembly Building, floor area 1,711,000 sq. ft., sawtooth

area 60,600 sq. ft., clearances 15' and 34'.

Compressor Building (Basement plus one story), 72' by 440',

Power Plant Building, 179' by 218', area 88,000 sq. ft. Con-

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struction of concrete and structural steel with corrugated asbetos siding.

each load line varies from 10 to 35 according to the type of
loading being done. The majority of the buildings in the loading lines have con-

ft. floor area, mostly of masonry construction with some frame buildings. Process structions contains 7 cranes up to 20 ton capacity. MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Actual processing plant

Administration and auxilary buildings have up to 15,000 sq.

crete floors, tile walls, wood roof deck with asbestos shingle
roofing.

consists basically of four tandem units from the Gas Plant through the Ammonia and Nitric Acid Plants. Each of these four units is capable of producing 90 tons per day of ammonia or 55 tons of ammonia and 75 tons of Nitric Acid. The Ammonium Nitrate Solution Plant consists of three 100-ton units.

Framing is of wood, tile, masonry or steel. MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Machines, Screen, washing and drying, dipping, assembling, thread cleaning, marking, fuse assembly, gage, primer loading, disc inserting, etc.
serting, dial, consolidating, etc.

Presses, Crimping, ejecting, hydraulic, pelleting, primer in-

plant. Domestic use from wells. Sanitary sewer system and disposal on site. Power and light furnished by Plant Power House and local utilty company. Power.House has four 5,000 kw generators of special type. Steam from five stoker-fired boilers,

UTILITIES: Water from Spring River and treated at water

Additional items such as crystallzing and mixing kettles, briquet elevators, evaporating pans, motors, scales, tanks, paint spray booths, pre-heaters, melt units, dryers, hoppers, dryng
tumblers, blenders, conveyors, rumbling barrels, etc.
Also shop furniture, offce furniture, offce equipment, cafe-

each capable of generating 180,000 lbs. per hour. Refrigeration: Two l,200-ton York Ice Refrigerating Machines.

TRANSPORTATION: Spur tracks of M.K.T. RR.
This plant has been leased for a period of 10 years. Negotiations may be ent(:?'ed into for its purchase subject to the pro-

teria equipment, hospital equipment, etc. UTILITIES: Water pumped from Neosho River to 1,000,000 gal. reservoir. Emergency supply from well and ponds. Sewage disposal plants and septic tanks on site. Power and light from local utilty company. Steam, individual boiler houses have been provided for each
main area or production group, with total capacity 167,000#

viions of the lease in effect. Kansas City O. R. P. D.-Brochure available.-(AP-69).

steam/hr. TRANSPORTATION: 'M.K. & T.R.R. and S.L. & S.F.R.R.
to possible restrictions as to its proposed use. Kansas City O. R. P. D.-B1'ochure available (AP-115).

This projeet is available for lease in whole or in part, subject

Ammunition Loading Plant Surplus
1,752,0 sq. ft.
Kansas Ordnance Plant,
J. M. Service Corporation, Parsons, Kansas.

Tire Manufacturing Plant
Lee Rubber and Tire Corporation,
Kansas City, Kansas.-Plancor 2412.

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Project contains facilties for the manufacture of amatol and nitrate of ammonia. LAND: About 17,215 acres. BUILDINGS: Staff and Residence Area consists of 20 wood frame dwellngs for housing staff and key personnel of the
plant. Administration Area contains the following main buildings:
by 244'. Cafeteria, 126' by 148'. Employment Offce, 39' by 191'. Hospital, 200' by 38'. Guard House, 39' by 133'. Boiler
Cleaning, 40' by 120'. Eight Dormitories, 134' by 174', two-story with basements.
Administration Building, two-story with partial basement, 139'

Alcohol Plant
3,4,0 gallons per year.

Midwest Solvents Company,
Atchison, Kansas.-Plancor 1312.

Designed to augment facilties of lessee to manufacture ethyl
alcohoL.

LAND: Two parcels, 0.26 acres owned, 0.504 acres leased
for 25 years.

House, for heating the area, 35' by 46'. Laundry and Dry

There are also several minor buildings in the area, of wood frame construction, walls of wood, and composition roofing.

struction with bow string type steel roof arches; clearance 26'
and 30'.

Building of lessee. Floor area 6,960 sq. ft.; brick masonry con-

BUILDINGS: Boiler and Dryer House addition to Main

Shop and Maintenance Area contains five major buildings:

Maintenance and Repair, 51' by 400'. Carpenter Shop, 40' by 90'. Offce and Change House, 51' by 81'. Boiler House, supplies heat and process steam as required in
the Maintenance Area.

Lomotive and Auto Repair, 51' by 401'.

crete or tile walls, and composition roofing.

Buildings are of tile and wood frame construction, with con-

Yeast Building, frame construction, 1,400 sq. ft. MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Motors, turbines, yeast tanks, dryer and collector, screens, presses, softeners, etc. These facilities have been leased. Negotiations may be enured into for purchase subject to provisiom of lease in effect. Kansas City O. R. P. D.-Brochure available.

Inert Storage and Shipping, 19 warehouses, each 51' by 416',

Aircraft Modification Plant
355,235 iq. ft. North American Aviation, Inc. Modification Center #4,

of woo and tile construction with walls of concrete and tile,
and asbestos shingle roofing on a wood roof deck.

Ammunition Storage and Shipping Area, five ammunition
storage areas, each completely fenced, and served by a railroad

spur. High Explosive Storage Group. Fifty-five igloos 40' by 26'.
by 26'.

Fairfax District of Kansas City, Kansas.-Army.
LAND: Approximately 35 acres leased from City. BUILDINGS: Building #1: 1 story, 122,980 sq. ft; clearance 32'; floor concrete; reinforced concrete columns and wood
Building #2: 1 story; 189,600 sq. ft.; clearance 32'; construction features identical to above.

Smokeless Powder Storage Group. Twenty-four igloos 60'

Fuz, Booster Group. Twenty igloos 60' by 26'. Finished Ammunition Building Group. Twenty-five buildings
51' by 216'.

trusses, walls wood sheathing roofing composition asphalt felt.

by 26'.

Finished Ammunition Igloo Group. Eighty-eight igloos 60'

Building #3 (Armament Hangar): 1 story; 15,000 sq. ft.;
Building #5 (Offce Building): 2 story; 17,252 sq. ft.; floors

clearance 20'; concrete floor; reinforced concrete columns;

tion of the Finished Ammunition Buildings which have tile

Buildings are of the standard concrete type, with the excep-

steel beams; composition roof; concrete block walls.
siding; roofing composition.

and masonry structural framing, tile walls, wood roof deck, and asbestos shingle roofing. There are no windows in these
buildings, and they are not heated. Ammonium Nitrate Area contains three standard evaporating and crystallzing units.

wood; wood columns and beams; gypsum sheathing and wood

floor; wood columns and trusses; walls gypsum siding on woo
studs; roofing composition.

Building #6 (Lunch Room): 1 story; 7,700 sq. ft.; concrete
Balance of buildings are small and of less than 8,000 sq. ft.

primer, one bomb, and two shell. The number of buildings in

Loading Lines; one booster, one fuze, one detonator, one

MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Lathes, dril presses,

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saws, a complete complement of portable tools.

grinders, miling machines, punch presses, band and bench

mile from plant.

UTILITIES: City and local utilty companies. TRANSPORTATION: Spurs from Union Pacific R. R. *
This plant has been leased for a period of years. Negotiations

6,000 ft. Its gross floor area is approximately 621,000 sq. ft., of which 400,000 sq. ft. is represented by net storage area, after allowances for aisles, etc., the equivalent of approximately 3,000 railroad carloads. Ceilng height averages 12'.
The mine has good drainage, and a 5' concrete floor was laid
over the entire storage area.

may be entered into for its purchase subject to the provisons
of the lease in effect.

Compressor Building, housing the refrigeration equipment, is

Kansas City O. R. P. D.-Brochure available rAP-5).

tile walls, concrete columns, steel trusses, corrugated transite deck. Floor area 6,800 sq. ft. Garage and Utilty Building, of similar construction, and covered reinforced concrete and steel Loading Dock, 458' by 18'.

60' by 113', clearance 15' under truss. Concrete floor, structural

Cold Storage Plant
621,000 sq. ft.

War Foos Administration,
Atchison, Kansas.-Plancor 2299.
Used for refrigerated storage. The project utilzes a limestone quarr that had been worked by the gallery system of mining,
roc pilars left at certain chosen spacing.

which provides safe bearing for overhead weight by natural

system of 8" pipe, compressors, condensers, coolers, ammonia receivers, tanks, pumps, etc. Also electric and gasoline tractors, trucks, trailers, etc. UTILITIES: Water is obtainable from the Missouri River, from wells on the Missouri side of the river, and from the City. Sewage disposal facilities on site. Power and light from local
utilty company.

MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Refrigeration system with a capacity of 750 tons, with extensive brine distribution

LAND: Approximately 22 acres under lease, together with
all underground rights for the operation of the mine.

BUILDINGS AND STRUCTURES: The mine structure is
a natural cave with an outside perimeter of approximately

Railway.

TRANSPORTATION: Spur to main line of Missouri Pacific

Kansas City O. R. P. D.-Brochure available.

KENTUCKY
Ste Plant Facilties
American Rollng Mil Company,
Ashland, Kentucky.-Plancor 1694.

construction. MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Major operating units are
thermofor catalytic cracking and treating unit, gas concen-

ings are steel, concrete or brick. Others are of wood frame

Designed to faciltate lessee's handling of molds and ingots. LAND: Some 12,000 sq. ft. leased. STRUCTURES: Steel framed uncovered craneway, being an
extnsion of lessee's Mold Yard Building.

tration or feed preparation unit, HF alkylation unit, and isomerization unit. Accessory facilties include Ethyl blendin¡r

plant, C-S blending unit, and tank car and truck loading racks.

Tankage capacity-atmospheric: 471,000 barrels; pressure:

complete.

MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: One ingot extractor

29,000 barrels.

Cleveland O. R. P. D.

Earthen storage reservoir on site, capacity 15,000,000 gallons.

UTILITIES: Process water, pumped from Big Sandy River.

Stel Plant

Light and power from local utilty company. TRANSPORTATION: Several sidings, Chesapeake and Ohio
Railroad. Cleveland O. R. P. D.-Brochure available.

190,0 toni per year.
Andrews Stel Defense Corporation,
Newprt, Kentucky.-Plancor 1114.

Degned for the production of electric furnace steel ingots.
frame, sheet stel siding, steel sash; floor area 127,000 sq. ft., clearance from 32' to 74'.
Stel Conditioning Building, 75' clear span by 1,062', clearance

Butadiene Plant
60,00 ihort tons per year.
Carbide and Carbon Chemicals Corporation,

LAND: 10 acres. BUILDINGS: Electric Furnace Building, 164' by 850'; steel

Camp Ground Road,
Louisvile, Kentucky.-Plancor 1207.

30'; steel frame, corrugated sheet metal siding; offce lean-to;

ing machines, 5-7% tons; ladles 30-75 tons; 20-ton electric

Laboratory and Offce Building, three story; floor area 9,600 sq. ft., reinforce concrete frame, brick walls. Sub-Station, one story, brick and steel, 7,600 sq. ft. MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Electric furnaces, chargsub-station equipment, push cars, etc. Also complete steel

area 88,000 sq. ft.

supplies steam and treated water to adjacent plancors.

Plant produces its own catalyst used in the process and also
LAND: 144% acres. BUILDINGS: thirty-four buildings, total floor area 139,000

sq. ft. Service Offce and Laboratory, Machine Shop, Locker

cars; 75-ton Diesel locomotive, lifters, magnets, miscellaneous

59,000 sq. ft. Twelve special purpose buildings, and seventeen miscellaneous small structures.
each rated at 20,000 short tons annually.

Room, Stores, Cafeteria. Brick and concrete; total floor area

testng laboratory including one 200,000 lb. tensile testing

machine and accessories, impact testing machine, hardness
teters, magna-flux machine, etc.

Several cranes, from 10-ton to 125-ton capacity.

MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Three separate units, Three Dowtherl1 heating units, vapor-phase converters, heat exchangers, stils, storage vessels, and Filtros catalyst equipment, ten alcohol storage steel tanks, capacity 12,000,000 gal-

UTILITIES: Lol utilty companies.
TRANSPORTATION: Spur track of L. & N. R. R. Cleveland O. R. P. D.-Brochure available.
Gasline Refiery, 100 Octane
5,3 barrels per day.

lons, and three butadiene storage spheres ea ch 250,000 gallon
capacity. Also three boilers rated 100,000 pounds steam per

hour each, and two boilers rated 200,000 pounds stem per hour each.

UTILITIES: Water from pump house at Ohio River intake;
by wells on site.
passed through a treatment plant on site. Drinking water

Ashland Oil & Refining Company,

Catlettsburg, Kentucky.-Plancor 1067. LAND: Two parcels, total approximately 101 acres. BUILDINGS: Boiler House, Warehouse, Shop and 29 other
buildings have total floor area of 62,600 sq. ft. Larger build-

Gas, power and light from local public utilty companies. TRANSPORTATION: Spur tracks by Terminal Railroad.
Dock facilties on Ohio River for handling alcohoL.

Sewage disposal system on site.

Louisville O. R. P. D.-B1'ochure available.

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Hemp Mil
31,000 iq. ft. Commodity Credit Corporation,
Winchester, Kentucky.-Plancor 1531-1.

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60,000 long tons per year.

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B. F. Goodrich Company,

Zinc Mil
11,00 sq. ft.

Louisvile, Kentucky.-Plancor 128.

Surplus
Explosives Plant

Corod Minerals Corporation,
Marion, Kentucky.-Plancor 1327.

Surplus
620,000 sq. ft.

Designed for miling zinc, lead, fluorspar. LAND: Approximately 31 acres.
wood frame, floor area 1,282 sq. ft.

Kentucky Ordnance Plant,
Atlas Powder Company,

BUILDINGS: Laboratory and Offce Building, one-story,

Mil Building, one-story, wood frame; 90' by 113'; floor area 10,057 sq. ft., ceilng height 24'. MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Crushing, pulverizing
arid classifying unit for treatment of all ore; battery of three vibi:atory tables; flotation units; conditioning, thickening and
drying units. Also laboratory and testing equipment for as-

Kevil, 16 miles from Paducah, Kentucky.-Army. This plant was designed for production of TNT and oleum. LAND: About 16,125 acres.

BUILDINGS: There is a total of 281 buildings of all types
with a total floor area of approximately 620,000 sq. ft. The

staff and residence area, constructed to accommodate key per-

saying, testing, and weighing of ore and concentrates. UTILITIE S : Water from City and four wells on site. Septic tank on site.
Power and light from local utilty companies.

of wood frame construction without basements. There are five two-story and ten one-story buildings, complete with all
utilty services.

sonnel at the project, contains fifteen single family residences

plant. Louisville O. R. P. D.-Brochure available.

TRANSPORTATION: Ilinois Central R. R. about 600' from

teria, employment building, medical service building, telephone
building, an annex offce building and several small miscella-

The administration area contains the main offce building, cafe-

neous buildings. These buildings, other than the telephone

building, are of wood frame construction with wood drop siding
and roofs with built-up and roll roofing. The telephone build-

Aircraft Plant
1,063,000 sq. ft.

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ing is a brick structure.

Curtiss-Wright Corporation, also Laister-Kauffman Aircraft Corporation,
Louisvile, Kentucky.-Plancor 974.

a garage and repair building, supervisor's offce and several

The shop and maintenance area contains the combined shops,

other small miscellaneous buildings. The buildings are all of

wood frame construction with wood drop siding and roll roofing. The combined shop has a floor area of approximately

Synthetic Rubber Plant
40,000 toni per year.

32,000 sq. ft.

railroad classification yard and contains storage buildings,
carpenter shop, cabinet shop, machine shop, garage, each with
from 10,000 to 12,000 sq. ft. floor area; also several other mis-

The inert storage and shipping area is located adjacent to the

E. i. duPont de Nemours & Company,

Louisvile, Kentucky.-Plancor 625.
Designed for production of 40,000 long tons of neoprene per

cellaneous buildings, all of wood frame construction. The explosive storage (magazine) area contains 92 magazines
or igloos, rectangular type, with

year.

total area 90,000 sq. ft. Steel or wood frame, masonry walls.

LAND: 222% acres. BUILDlN.GS: Administration Building, Laboratory and Office Building, Shops and Stores Building, Garage, Cafeteria,
Salt Cake Storage Building, floor area 19,000 sq. ft., timber framing, metal siding.
asbestos walls.

walls, wood frame front wall with asbestos shingles and gysum plant roof. Each building has 1,510 sq. ft. floor space. The
buildings and three loading docks are served by trucking roads.

concrete floors, side and rear

The power plant is well designed with steel frame, corrgated metal side walls and roof and is effcient in operation.
set installed to take care of emergency power and lighting on
the proj ect.

The loading docks are also served by the railroad.

Power House, 16,500 sq. ft.; steel frame, brick and corrugated

There are installed in the building three water tube boilers, each having a capacity of 100,000 lbs. of steam per hour, pul-

Five functional buildings, floor area 300,000 sq. ft., and minor buildings, 38,000 sq. ft. MACHINERY AND ~QUIPMENT: Tanks, vessels, pumps, compressors, etc. Equipment necessary for following areas or
processes: tank farm and car spots; acid manufacture and

verized coal fired. There is a 500 kw steam turbo generator
Acid Area" and the "West Acid Area". The East Acid Area contains the Oleum plant and the Sellte Manufacturing plant together with sulphuric acid concentrator and storage. In the West Acid Area is the ammonia oxidation plant, the nitric
acid equipment and storage facilties. The structures and

The acid area is divided into two sections known as the "East

c,!talyst and mon?vinyl acetylene manufacturing; chlorobuta: ~iene manufacturing and storage; polymerization and finishing; and power house.

preparation; acetylene and nitrogen scrubbers; refrigeration

?5-ton piesel electric locomoti~e, two steam generators, includ-

equipment in the acid areas are of concrete and steel construction. The majority of the buildings are sheathed with wood,

109 boilers, furnaces, pulverizers, blowers, etc., each with capacity of 180,000 lbs. steam per hour.

UTILITIES: Water from wells on site. In addition, pump
house of Plancor 1207 supplies water from Ohio River. 500,000 gal. and 100,000 gal. steel tanks and 350,000 gal. concrete res-

or with corrugated asbestos. Buildings are of special design. The TNT manufacturing area contains six lines for the nitration of toluene and production of TNT. The buildings in this
area are all of special design and construction. The buildings
plosion and many of the structures are barricaded.

are widely separated to provide a measure of safety from ex-

ervoir.
Gas, power and light from local utilty company.

TRANSPORTATION: Spur tracks of K & I T Railroad. Louisville O. R. P. D.-Brochure available.
Radio Tube Plant

MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Numerous items of
special production equipment, including facilties for 20-ton Sellte manufacturing plant; S.A. concentrating anhydrous ammonia; N.A. concentrating; storage facilties; etc. Included

are: scale tanks, platform scales, numerous types of process

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tanks, storage tanks, pumps, exchangers, motors, instruments,

83,0 iq. ft.
General Electric Company,

Tenth and Eleventh Streets off Vine Street,

Bowling Green, Kentucky.-Nobs-2021.

controls, and Nitrators, mono; Nitrators, Bi and Tri; fortifiers, TNT flakers, bleaching columns, absorption columns, condensers; after-coolers; air compressors; amomnia compressors ; filters; separators; etc. UTILITIES: Water is obtained from the Ohio River through

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a pumping plant. Settling basins and a water treatment
plant are also provided.

Sewage disposal plant on site.
Electric power is obtained from local utilty company.

pressor, motor, cooler, etc.; storage tubes, recording instrument, etc.

road. Louisville O. R. P. D.-Brochure available (AP-l06).

TRANSPORTATION: Branch of the Ilinois Central Rail-

Power and light from local utilty company. Louisvile O. R. P. D.-Brochure available.

UTILITIES: Water from wells of others.

Aircraft Modification Plant Surplus
364,00 sq. ft. Modification Center No.9.
Consolidated- Vultee Aircraft Corporation,

Synthetic Rubber Plant
30,000 long tons per year.

National Synthetic Rubber Corporation, Louisvile, Kentucky.-Plancor 1278.

Adjacent to Standiford Field,

ances from 8' to 35'. Entire first floor of concrete, steel trowel-

upper floor area 74,400 sq. ft., total area 317,400 sq. ft. Clear-

Louisvile, Kentucky.-Army. LAND: About 54 acres. BUILDINGS: Main Building, first floor area 243,000 sq. ft.,

Rubber Process and Rubber Storage Buildings, Machine Shop,

Designed for production of Buna-S synthetic rubber. LAND: Approximately 45.3 acres. BUILDINGS: Administration, Pigment, Reactor, Recovery,

etc. Total floor area 98,000 sq. ft. Buildings generally reinforced concrete framing, brick curtain walls where enclosed.

MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Tank Farm and Pump
caustic and anti-oxidant.

ed. Structural frame part timber, part reinforced concrete columns and steel trusses. Walls are part wood, part masonry. Sprinklered. Compressed air piping. Boiler House, area 4,350

House Area: Nine 30,000 gal. pressure tanks for storage of

butadiene and styrene; three small tanks for storage of acid,

sq. ft., one story, concrete floor, masonry and reinforced concrete.' Cafeteria, area 8,760 sq. ft., one story, concrete floor, timber framing and trusses, wood walls and deck. Warehouse, area 18,000 sq. ft., one story, concrete floor, timber

Pigment Preparation Area: Soap, hydroquinone and other

pigments stored, batched and mixed.

Reactor Area: Twenty-four 3,750 gallon reactors, six blowdown tanks, coolers, etc.

Recovery Area: Three styrene stripping columns, butadiene
flash tanks, condensers.

Remaining buildings have combined area of about 18,000 sq. ft. with concrete floors and either wood or masonry construction.

framing, wood walls and deck.

Process Area: Oliver Filters for sheeting, washing and de-

watering synthetic rubber dryers, baling machines, synthetic

rubber disintegrators.

MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Lathes, grinders, dril
presses, sanders, heat treat furnace, squaring power shear, tube machine, drils, riveters, sandblast cabinet, power brake,

quench tank, compressors, portable generator, scales, hand hoists, pointing equipment, degreaser unit, jacks, pumps, etc. UTILITIES: City and local utilty companies.
Louisville O. R. P. D.-Brochure (AP-9).

wells on site, each with capacity of 1,500 g.p.m. Sewage disposal facilties on site. Light and power from local utilty companies. Steam for both heating and power is obtained from central
at 200 lbs. pressure is available. Louisville O. R. P. D.-Brochure available.

UTILITIES: Process and drinking water obtained from thre

power house' on Plancor 1207. 65,000 lbs. of steam per hour

Acetylene Plant
500,040,000 cu. ft. annually.
National Carbide Corporation,

Synthetic Rubber Research Facilties
6,000 sq. ft.
National Synthetic Rubber Corporation, Louisvile, Kentucky.-Plancor 2097.

About 4%, miles southwest of Louisvile, Kentucky, Jefferson County, Kentucky.-Plancor 1607.

LAND: One acre, leased. BUILDINGS: Generator Building, one story, structural steel and reinforced concrete, sides asbestos protected corrugated
ing, floor area 2,500 sq. ft., clearance 12', construction same as
Generator Building.
steel; floor area 3,200 sq. ft., clearance 37'. Compressor Build-

Designed for use as a pilot plant and research facilties in
synthetic rubber technology.

LAND: Part of adjacent government-owned synthetic rubber
plant area.

BUILDINGS: Process Building, 42' by 42', three story, structural steel framing, concrete floors, steel sash, asbestos cement
siding.

MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Five carbide acetylene
generator assemblies complete; five hopper connections; 700
5-ton carbide containers; ten carbide container cars; acetylene

construction.

Laboratory and Warehouse, 42' by 42', one story, of similar

pipe line, switch gear and lighting arresters; tank recovery

installation, etc. Also a 7% ton overhead crane. UTILITIES: Water from well on site. Power and light from
local utilty company.

TRANSPORTATION: Railroad spur track. Louisville O. R. P. D.-Brochure available.

Nitrogen Plant
4,480,00 cu. ft. per month.

MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Tanks, agitators, reactors, condensors, colloid mils, rubber mil, Banbury mixer baling press, curing press, etc. '. Also requisite instrument, and controls, flexing machine, tensile tester, and similar apparatus. UTILITIES: From adjacent plancor. TRANSPORTATION: Through adjacent plan cor facilties. Louisville O. R. P. D.-Brochure available.

National Carbide Corporation, Louisvile, Kentucky.-Plancor 1522.

Chemical Plant-Ammonia Surplus
6,080 toni per month.

years.

LAND: Approximately 0.104 acres leased for twenty-five

33', rest of building 18'; sprinkler system. Two trolleys with two 2-ton and one I-ton chain hoists.

BUILDING: Extension to existing building of others; one story brick structure; area 2,100 sq. ft.; clearance in high bay

Ohio River Ordnance Works. Atmospheric Nitrogen Corporation, Henderson, Kentucky.-Army.

PRODUCTION EQUIPMENT: Two decarbonizers and accessories; air compressor installation; nitrogen column with
engine, generator, recording instruments, etc.; nitrogen com-

LAND: 836 acres. BUILDINGS: Thirty-five with total floor area of 233,028 sq. ft. Offce Building No.1, one story, 17,290 sq. ft., concrete
floors wood frame, cove siding exterior with gypsum board inside ~alls, roof of corrugated iron. Two Barracks, Buildings No. 2 and No.3, each two story,

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12,600 sq. ft., wood floors and frame, exterior cove siding, interior gypsum wall board, roof corrugated iron. Cafeteria Building No.4, one story, 5,250 sq. ft., wood frame. Garage Building No.7, one story, 6,665 sq. ft., reinforced concrete floor, wood frame, roof of corrugated iron.
frame. Maintenance Building No. 10, two stories, 19,810 sq. ft., steel

ating unit, two dehydrating machines, tanks, pumps, motors, air compressor, conveyor, agitators, etc. UTILITIES: Water from wells on plant site, and from city.
Power and light from local utilty company.

frame. ,
sq. ft., steel frame.

Plant Stores, Building No.8, one story, 10,129 sq. ft., steel

TRANSPORTATION: Terminal railroad.
Louisville O. R. P. D.-Brochure available.

frame, roof of wood sheathing and tar paper. Power House, Building No. 17, three story, 29,680 sq. ft., reinforced concrete floor, steel frame; walls metal and brick; roof, concrete slab with tarred roofing of felt, pitch and gravel. Gas Production Building No. 20, three story, 18,560 sq. ft., reinforced concrete floors; steel frame; walls metal on steel girts; roof of corrugated steel on steel girts.
Compression Building No. 23, two story and mezzanine, 42,720

Warehouse A, Building No. 15, one story, 5,000 sq. ft., wood

Coal Mine
600,00 tons per year.
Republic Steel Corporation,

Pikevile, Kentucky.-Plancor 583. LAND: About 1,046 acres of surface rights, leased. BUILDINGS: Eleven buildings and one loading tipple. Also
twelve dwellngs.

sq. ft., reinforced concrete floor; steel frame; walls, metal on
stel girts; roof metal on steel purlins. Purification Building No. 24, two story and mezzanine, 7,860

sq. ft., steel frame. Twenty-two minor buildings, combined floor area 32,764 sq. ft. MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Forges, grinders, shapers, miling machines, dril presses, lathes, boring mils, weld-

Synthesis Building No. 25, two story and mezzanine, 24,700

Coal Washing Plant, three story, total area 8,500 sq. ft. Other units total 21,000 sq. ft. Dwellngs are basement and two story, about 1,600 sq. ft. each. Plant Buildings mostly of steel superstructure and corrugated iron siding. Dwellngs of frame construction. MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Mostly conveyors and coal washing equipment to handle 48,500 tons per month.

UTILITIES: Water by well on site.
Power and light by local utilty company.

ing machines, drying ovens, planers, pressure vessels; tanks,
cellaneous equipment.

compressors, switchboards, heat exchangers, blowers, cooling

towers, gas generators, filters, reactors, condensers, activators, electric traveling cranes, gas washers, scales, pumps, and misalso City.

TRANSPORTATION: Railroad siding serves plant. Cleveland O. R. P. D.-Brochure available.

Aircraft Parts Plant

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UTILITIES: Water from wells on site and Ohio River;
TRANSPORTATION: Spur tracks from Ilinois Central

Septic tanks on site. Power and light from local utilty companies.

250,0 sq. ft. Reynolds Metals Company, also
Mengel Company,
Louisvile, Kentucky.-Plancor 2023.

Railroad. Louisville O. R. P. D.

Aluminum Extrusion Plant
Rated Capacity: 45,500,0 Ibs per year.

Reynolds Metals Company,

Grain Salvage Plant
Park & Tilford Distilers, Inc.,
Midway, Kentucky.-Plancor 2309.

Louisvile, Kentucky.-Plancor 47. BUILDINGS: Finishing, Machine Shop, Press Room, Heat Treater, Grinding, Cleaning and Offce Units, total floor area
clearances 12' to 80'. All under continuous 218,000 sq. ft., roof area; brick walls and galvanized siding, wood and steel

Designed for production of feed from distiler's waste.

LAND: Leased for twenty-five years. BUILDINGS AND STRUCTURES: Dryer Building, twostory, 52' by 85' of steel-frame construction with corrugated siding and roof. Concrete slab at second floor.
Pump House, 8' by 12', concrete floor, wood-frame construction. Wood Cooling Tower, 400 gallon per minute capacity.

sash. Minor buildings total 1,500 sq. ft. floor area. MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: 7 extrusion presses, 500to 5,000-ton; 10 remelt furnaces, capacity 45,000 lbs. each; 21 furnaces, various types; three 50-ton straightening presses; 15 draw benches, 2,500 lbs. to 7,000 lbs.; shape strtchers up to

400-ton ~apacity; and items of general purpose utilty, laboratory and testing equipment. Four 10-ton, five 5-ton, and one
2-ton traveling bridge cranes.

MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Triple-effect evaporator,
complete with pumps, air compressor, etc.; rotary steam tube
dryer; Louisvile drying machine, double-drum dehydrator;

Louisvile continuous filtering machine; side-entering agitator;
government owned 13,000-lb. steam-pressure boiler, stoker-fired
in lessee's boilerhouse.

UTILITIES: City and public utilty companies. TRANSPORTATION: Spur track of L. & N. Railroad.
Louisville O. R. P. D.-Brochure available.

pumps, tanks, screw conveyor, piping, etc. There is also a

UTILITIES: City, lessee, and local utilty company. TRANSPORTATION: Siding of L. & N. R. R. Clweland O. R. P. D.-Brochure available.

Grain Salvage Plant

5 to 6 toni fee per day. Wilow Springs Distileries, Inc., (Assignee of Wathen Brothers Distillers),
Greenbrier, Kentucky.-Plancor 1902.

Grain Salvage Plant
Park & Tilford Distilers of Kentucky, Inc.,
Louisvile, Kentucky.-Plancor 2261.

PLANT: Land, Distilery House, Evaporator House, machinery and equipment for recovery of distilery grain from distiler's waste materials at lessee's plant.

waste.

U sed for the drying of animal feed recovered from distiler's

LAND: 0.6 acre. BUILDINGS: Dryer and Evaporator House; two stories, con-

LAND: Area required for dryer house and tanks. Leased.

two-story, structural steel framing, concrete floors, tile exterior walls, precast roof with build-up roofing. Area 8,000

BUILDINGS: Dryer House, 64' by 50' with a wing 61' by 18',

crete block and wood walls, wood sash; floor area 7,075 sq. ft., clearance 14', in evaporator room 28'.

sq. ft., clearances 14' and 11'. Pup House, 17' by 26', area 400 sq. ft.

MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Bagging machine with accessories, 50 hp electric motor, traveling screen with motor, screw conveyor, pumps, fan, tanks, filtering machine, evaporator.
Louisville O. R. P. D.-Brochure available.

MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Multiple-effect evapor-

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Alumina Plant Surplus
1,0,0,0 Ibi. of alumIna per y_r.
Aluminum Company of America,
Baton Rouge, Louisiana.-Plancor 226-AO.

Designed to produce alumina. Plant design comprises Alumina

proess of refining ore, while the Sinter Plant is to beneficiate
low grade ore to achieve a greater percentage of alumina ex-

Plant and Sinter Plant. The Alumina Plant uses the Bayer

changers, instruments, controls, etc.
Plan

processing a petroleum feed stock into butadiene, incorporating reactors, towers, tanks, drums, pumps, compressors, heat ex-

Some 35 utilty and functional buildings, generally one story brick masonry construction. MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Special equipment for

UTILITIES: Water by wells on site. Gas, power and light from lessee, local utilty company and
cor 264 and Plancor 1118.

traction. LAND: 318 acres. BUILDINGS: Total area about 520,000 sq. ft.
sq. ft.

road.

TRANSPORTATION: Sidings of Kansas City Southern Rail-

56 buildings on site. Largest is Red Press Building, 111,000

New Orleans O. R. P. D.-Brochure aiiailable.

tected metal siding. Others of brick masonry construction with timber framing.
cludes battery charging sets, car pullers and dumpers, cooling'

Machine Shop has 59,000 sq. ft. Power House, 42,000 sq. ft. Larger structures generally structural steel framing with proMACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Production equipment intowers, coolers, compressors, crushers, capacitors, filter presses,

Aircraft Plant
749,00 iq. ft.

Surplus

Consolidated Vultee Aircraft, Inc.,
New Orleans, Louisiana.-Plancor 1087.

bers, kilns, hammer mils, tanks, turbines, transformers, scrubbers, 50-ton diesel-electric locomotive, etc.

conveyors, dust collectors, elevators, evaporators, flash cham-

Designed to build flying boats, aircraft and parts.

LAND: Approximately 46 acres and 2¥, acres for spur track
right of way.

Plant on site through two 7500 KV A turbo-generators, with
stand-by service by local utilty. Boiler house contains three high pressure boilers with capacity of 140,000 lb./steam per

UTILITIES: Water from deep wells on site. Sewage disposal into Mississippi River. Power and light for plant designed to be furnished by Power

walls.

area 404,500 sq. ft., clearances 10' to 36', steel frame and brick

BUILDINGS: Main Factory Building: 360' by 1100', floor

clearance 14', steel frame.
ance 12', steel frame.

Low Bay Addition: 200' by 360', floor area 72,600 sq. ft.,
Service Building: 144' by 268', floor area 70,890 sq. ft., clear-

hour. About 10 acres of the plant land has been sold and the alumina

New Orleans O. R. P. D.-Brochure available.

reminder, or for purchase of the part leased subject to the prov0n of the lease in effect.

plant (excluding Sinter plant) leased. Negotiations may be entered into for the purchase or lease of all or part of the

Administration Building: 50' by 520', floor are 55,210 sq. ft., brick and frame. Drop Hammer Building: 60' by 180', floor area 10,800 sq. ft., clearance 18', similar to Main Factory Building. Flight Hangar Building: 452' by 122', floor area 57,580 sq. ft.,
clearance 31'.

Shipyard
A vondale Marine Ways,
Avondale, Louisiana.-Maritime.

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Concrete Reservoirs: 500,000 gallons and 50,000 gallon capacity. All buildings except Garage have sprinkler systems.

Shipping and Garage Building, Warehouse, Garage, Loft and Boiler House: total floor area 59,000 sq. ft.

Ordnance Parts Plant (Shell Casings) Surplus
36,800 iq. ft. J. B. Beaird Company, Inc.,
Shreveport, Louisiana.-Plancor 2190.

miling machines, hammers, metal forming machines, riveters, welders, etc. Approximately 17,700 lin. ft. of monorail train runway, four 5-ton and one 10-ton traveling cranes. NOTE: This plant description is based upon the wartime use
sequently, however, the independent disposal of the machinery and equipment has been authorized, and it is possible that all or part of the original machinery and equipment has been re-

MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Dril presses, presses,

of the property, prior to its designation as "Surplus". Sub-

LAND: 1 * acre.
BUILDING: Shop Building, one story, 80' by 360', with mezzanines 40' by 120' and 40' by 80'. Structural steel framing,

moved.

brick walls, ceilng height to underside truss 16', to mez-

zanine 10'.

UTILITIES: City and public utilty companies.
A pa1't of this plant has been leased for a period of

of the property prior to its designation as "Surplus". Submoved.

MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Lathes, grinders, millers, presses, welding machines, heat treating equipment, furnaces, forging machines, conveyors, etc. NOTE: This plant description is based upon the wartime use

Negotiations may be entered into for the purchase or lease of
all or part of the remainder, or for purchase of the entire

five years.

project subject to the provisions of the lease in effect. New Orleans O. R. P. D.-Brochure available.

quently, however, the independent disposal of the machinery

and equipment has been authorized, and it is possible that all or part of the original machinery and equipment has been re-

Synthetic Rubber Research Facilties
6,0 sCJ. ft.
Copolymer Corporation,
Baton Rouge, Louisiana.-Plancor 2097.
Designed for use as a pilot plant and research facilties in synthetic rubber technology.

UTILITIES: City and local utilty companies.
New Orleans O. R. P. D.-Brochure available.

Butadiene Plant
55,000 ihort tons per year.

LAND: Part of adjacent government-owned synthetic rubber
plant area.

Cities Service Refining Corporation, Lake Charles, Louisiana.-Plancor 706.

sto.

Designed for manufacture of butadiene from a petroleum feed

BUILDINGS: Process Building, 42' by 42', three story, structural steel framing, concrete floors, steel sash, asbestos cement
siding.

LAND: About 53¥, acres. BUILDINGS: Total area about 55,000 sq. ft.

construction.

Laboratory and Warehouse, 42' by 42', one story, of similar

MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Tanks, agitators, re-

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actors, condensers, colloid mils, rubber mil, Banbury mixer, baling press, curing press, etc. Also requisite instrument, and controls, flexing machine, tensile tester, and similar apparatus. UTILITIES: From adjacent plancor. TRANSPORTATION: Through adjacent plancor facilties. New Orleans O. R. P. D.-Brochure available.
Synthetic Rubber Plant
30,000 long tons per year.

MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Absorbers, blowers, circulators, compressors, converters, cooling towers, drums, exchangers,' reformer furnaces, heaters, mixers, gas holders,

chlorinators, tanks, pumps, piping, instruments, controls, etc. UTILITIES: Water Sources; Dayou Bartholomew, Quachita
River and deep wells. Septic tanks on site.

Power, light generated in steam-electric plant on site.
Installed generating capacity 4,685 kva.

TRANSPORTATION: Missouri Pacific R. R.
New Orleans O. R. P. D.-Brochure available AP-96.

Copolymer Corporation,
Baton Rouge, Louisiana.-Plancor 876.

Designed to manufacture Buna-S type synthetic rubber from butadiene and styrene furnished by others.
LAND: 24112 acres.

Synthetic Rubber Plant 60,00 long tons per year. Firestone Tire & Rubber Company,
Lake Charles, Louisiana.-Plancor 1056.

BUILDINGS: Total area 112,000 sq. ft., not including Reactor Structure. Seventeen one-story buildings, largest 29,000
Structure is three story, steel and concrete.

sq. ft.; brick walls, concrete columns, wood deck. Reactor
MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Special equipment for polymerization of butadiene and styrene to produce Buna-S synthetic rubber. Equipment incorporates series of tanks, vessels, mixers, kettles, filters, heaters, dryers, pumps, hoppers, mils, compressors, condensers" coolers, decanters, molds,

Designed as a copolymer Plant for production of Buna-S synthetic rubber. Two separate 30,000 ton production units operating independently.

LAND: Approximately 82.6 acres. BUILDINGS: Two units each of Pigment and Preparation; Reactor building; Recovery, Rubber Process and Storage. Total
floor area 106,000 sq. ft. Construction generally reinforced

baling presses, etc.

UTILITIES: Water by wells on site.
Power, light, gas from local utilty companies.

concrete. Administration Building; Utilty Building; Guard House; Rubber Fines; Transfer Pump House; Cooling Tower;

Pump and Compressor House. Total floor area 46,000 sq. ft.
Construction generally brick and wood.

Steam from adjacent Plancor 152.

Sprinkler systems in Rubber Process and Rubber Storage

TRANSPORTATION: Spur track and sidings on site. New Orleans O. R. P. D.-Brochure available.

Buildings, Boiler House and Process Utilties Structure. UTILITIES: Water from three wells on site.
Light and power from Plancor 706. Natural Gas by owned gas line. TRANSPORTATION: Spur track on site. New Orleans O. R. P. D.-Brochure available.
Sewage disposal system on site.

Shipyard Surplus
here.
Leasehold interest is assignable.

outfitting docks and some fifty buildings constructed of concrete, steel and wood. The 10,500 ton Liberty ship was built

Delta Shipbuilding Company, New Orleans, Louisiana.-Maritime. Shipyard consisting of eight ways and crane runways, six

Aircraft Plant
2,324,00 sq. ft.

Surplus

LAND: About 145 acres leased from Port of New Orleans.
Mold Loft 44,000 sq. ft. Slab Buildings (2) 32,000 sq. ft. each Assembly Bldg. (8) 35,000 sq. ft. each Machine Shop 81,000 sq. ft. Storeroom 52,000 sq. ft. Warehouse 37,000 sq. ft. Main Offce 18,000 sq. ft. Lockers (2) 14,000 sq. ft. each.

Higgins Aircraft, Inc.,
New Orleans, Louisiana.-Plancor 1569.

BUILDINGS: Total area some 750,000 sq. ft. Included are

Designed to build cargo planes. BUILDINGS: Twenty-one buildings, and other facilties such as tanks, towers, incinerators, etc. Manufacturing Building, 1,365' by 1,095', wing 535' by 315'. One-story, brick walls and asbestos shingles; wood sash, steel
framing; truss spans north to south are 100', 125',60' and 40';
ance 40'.
east to west, all bays, 105' span; mezzanine 120' wide by

1,365' long. Floor area approximately 1,872,000 sq. ft. ClearOffce Building, 50' by 837'; two-story, brick walls, wood sash.
Floor area 78,000 sq. ft.

STRUCTURES: Ways (8) each 80' by 460'. Concrete slab and beam on timber pilng.

pilng. UTILITIES: By City and local utilty. TRANSPORTATION: Some nine miles of trackage oil site.
New Orleans O. R. P. D.

Outfitting Dock, 2610' long. Concrete deck on treated timber

Engineering Building, 50' by 1,157'; two-story, same construction as Offce Building. Floor area 108,000 ,sq. ft. Dry Kiln; Boiler House; Lumber Storage; Veneer Mil; Foundry and Hammer Shop; Garages; minor buildings. Combined

floor area 184,500 sq. ft.

Chemical Plant, Anhydrous Ammonia Surplus
175 toni per day.

MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Boring, miling maand one stiff-leg crane 70'.

Dixie Ordnance Plant, Commercial Solvents Corporation, Sterlington, Louisiana.-Army.,

chines, lathes, metal forming tools, blowers, hammers, hoists, analyzers, rectifiers, air drils, pneumatic drivers, etc. Twentysix 5 ton traveling cranes; also ten monorail 5-ton trolleys

NOTE: This plant description is based upon the wartime use of the property, prior to its designation as "Surplus". Subsequently, however, the independent disposal of the machinery and equipment has been authorized, and it is possible that all or part of the original machinery and equipment has been removed.

stepped up to 4 units, and later reduced to 2 units, and eventuments.

Original construction plan contemplated one unit; this was

ally one unit. As a result, there is incomplete work on the site.

LAND: About 150 acres in fee and about 11 % acres in ease-

BUILDINGS: The total area of the various buildings and
process structures of the plant is about 358,000 sq. ft. There

are 4 compressor houses, basement and one story, each 57,000

sq. ft., area (3 buildings not complete). Also 2 administration

buildings each about 11,000 sq. ft. Balance of structures gen-

Sewage disposal plant on site. TRANSPORTATION: Louisvile & Nashvile Railroad. This plant has been leased for a period of five years. Negotiations may be entered into for its purchase subject to the
provisions of the lease in effect.

UTILITIES: City and local utilty company.

erally from 1,000 to 4,000 sq. ft., construction mostly concrete floors with structural steel on wood timber framing.

New Orleans O. R. P. D.-Brochure available.

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Ammunition Loading Plant
1,690,00 iq. ft. Louisiana Ordnance Works.
Silas Mason Company,

reinforced concrete, brick paved: floor area 24,000 sq. ft.
Alloying Building, steel frame, brick walls; floor area 130,000

BUILDINGS: Six Cell Buildings, 61' by 525' each; one-story

sq. ft., clearances 10' to 26'.
clearance 41'.

.Administration Area contains administrative building (area

9 miles southwest of Minden, Louisiana.-Army. LAND: About 15,874 acres. BUILDINGS: Staff and residence area contains twenty-five frame houses.

Power House, steel frame, brick walls; area 41,750 sq. ft.;

Two Rectifier Buildings, steel frame, brick walls; area 21,700
sq. ft., clearance 18'.
ance 17'.

Chlorine Plant, brick building; floor area 15,500 sq. ft., clear-

38,748 sq. ft.), cafeteria, police and fire stations, employment offce building, hospital, laboratory, telephone exchange. In this area are also dormitories. Shop and Maintenance Area contains machine shop, blacksmith shop, woodworking shop, pipe shop, electrical shop, re-

90'; floor area 31,200 sq. ft. 32 service buildings of wood construction and Functional Building of steel frame construction, combined floor area about

Power Plant No.2, steel framing, brick walls; total height

130,000 sq. ft.

protected corrugated iron. Floors are wood except in the laundry.
Inert Storage and Shipping Facilties are in two widely sep-

storage warehouse, laundry and other minor buildings. Total floor area is about 65,000 sq. ft. Buildings are generally of wood frame construction with roof and side walls of asbestos

pair facilties for automotive and railroad equipment, general

EQUIPMENT: Power Plant No.1: total capacity 75,000 kw. Contains nine turbo-generators, and eight B & W gas fired boilers, capacity 134,000 lbs. steam per hour. Power Plant NO.2: one 35,000 kw. 13.8 kv. generator and Foster Wheeler boiler, capacity 420,000 lbs. steam per hour. Rectification: Twenty-four mercury arc rectifiers.
Feed Preparation: dolomite handling equipment.

arated areas and consist of 15 warehouses 51' by 208', served

Kilns: feeders, kilns.

have no heating, plumbing, or windows. Ammunition (explosive) Storage and Shipping Facilties are

ings covered with asbestos protected corrugated iron. They

by roads and railroad sidings. These are wood frame build-

in seven separate groups, 3 at one end of the plant, 4 at the

other. They consist of 33 igloos 26' by 40', 100 igloos 26' by 60', 4 igloos 12' by 12', and 13 warehouses 51' by 208'. Igloos are the standard concrete type. Warehouses are similar to the inert storage warehouses. Warehouses are individually
served by the railroad, igloos generally by roads, some also

by railroad.

Ammonium Nitrate Area contains three standard evaporator

mils, etc. Weak Liquor Preparation: mixers, thickeners, etc. Kiln Gas Preparation: lime kiln, scrubbers, exhausters, gas holder (750,000 cu. ft. 3 lift panel), compressors, carbonating filter, clarifying filters. Evaporation: evaporators, filter wheel, salt drier, etc. Briquetting: blender, presses, etc. Electrolytic: feeders, magnesium cells, heating transformers, mud crusher, etc. Refining: tilting furnaces, etc.
Chlorine Recovery: anode gas scrubbers, HCL stripper condenser, freon refrigerating equipment, chlorine disposal fur-

Dolime Preparation: elevators, crushers, hydrators, beater

have been used for the manufacture of fertilzer. Loading Lines consist of one bomb loading line, one 155 mm.
Layout is the typical arrangement in which the lines are widely separated and each line consists of a few main buildings

buildings, and three standard crystallzer buildings. These

nace, etc.

artilery shell loading line, 2 minor caliber lines, two fuze

loading lines, one booster loading line, one primer loading line.

Twenty-two cranes and seven hoists. Cranes from 2-ton to 65-ton capacity.

three packing and shipping buildings, one 30,227 sq. ft., one 10,237 sq. ft. and one 40,500 sq. ft. Loading lines are of wood frame construction, with corrugated asbestos protected metal
siding and asbestos shingle roofs on 2" wood sheathing.

able for other purposes, the principal ones being four receiving warehouses, three 28,912 sq. ft. each, one 31,873 sq. ft. and

with numerous small detached buildings, with most buildings connected by ramps. Lines contain a number of buildings suit-

use of the property prior to its designation as "Surplus". Subsequently, however, the independent disposal of the machinery and equipment has been authorized, and it is possible that all
or part of the original machinery and equipment has been

NOTE: This plant description is based upon the war-time

removed.

UTILITIES: Water wells and sewage disposal system on site. Power, light and steam from plant.
Parts of this plant have been sold and leased. Negotiations

MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Machines: Screen, washing and drying, dipping, assembling, thread cleaning, marking,

may be entered into for the purchase or lease of all or part of the remainder, or for purchase of the part leased subject to the
New Orleans O. R. P. D.-Brochure available.
provisions of the lease in effect.

fuse assembly, gage, primer loading, disc inserting, etc.
serting, dial, consolidating, etc.

Presses: Crimping, ejecting, hydraulic, pelleting, primer in-

Additional items such as crystallzing and mixing kettles, briquet elevators, evaporating pans, motors, scales, tanks, paint spray booths, pre-heaters, melt units, dryers, hoppers, drying tumblers, blenders, conveyors, rumbling barrels, etc.
Plant has its own sewerage system including sewage treatment
Power, light from local utilty companies.

Chemical Plant, Ammonia and Nitric Acid
150 tons ammonia and 200 tons acid per day.

Surplus

Also shop furniture, offce furniture, offce equipment, cafeteria equipment, hospital equipment, etc. UTILITIES: Water from deep wells on site.

Mathieson Alkali Works, Inc.
Lake Charles, Louisiana.-Plancor 667.

plant.

TRANSPORTATION: Plant has 48.7 miles of railroad connecting to Louisiana & Arkansas R. R. and to Ilinois Central. This project is available for lease in whole or part, subject to possible restrictions as to its proposed use. New Orleans O. R. P. D.-Brochure available (AP-HtJ).

LAND: About 15 acres. BUILDINGS: Ammonia Oxidation Plant, Compressor House, Administration, Laboratory, Change House, Boiler House, Machine Shop, and Catalyst Storage; total floor area 55,400 sq. ft. Brick and wood construction. Seven minor units, floor area
5,400 sq. ft.

coolers, condensers, presses, rammers, etc. Also laboratory and testing equipment, furniture and fixtures.

EQUIPMENT: Furnaces, towers, compressors, exchangers,

Magnesium Plant Surplus
54,00,0 Ibi. per y_r.
Mathieson Alkali Works, Inc.
Lake Charles, Louisiana.-Plancor 264.

UTILITIES: Process water from river; well on site.
Power from public utilty company.

Steam Boiler House on site. TRANSPORTATION: Three sidings of Kansas City Southern.
of the lease in effect.

cum, chloride, and chlorine.

Designed for production of magnesium metal, its alloys, cal-

This plant has been leased for a period of ten years. Negotia tions may be entered into for its purchase subject to the term

LAND: Approximately 87.55 acres.

New Orleans O. R. P. D.-Brochure available.

66 (Louisiana)

Shipyard Facilties Surplus
Pendleton Shipyard Company, Inc.,

of the property, prior to its designation as "Surplus". Subsequently, however, the independent disposal of the machinery
removed.

New Orleans, Louisiana.-Nobs-1096.

and equipment has been authorized, and it is possible that all
or part of the original machinery and equipment has been

frame offce structure of 2,600 sq. ft., a marginal wharf, bulkheads, and a 1,000 ton timber floating dry dock. Facilties are

Consists of about 12 acres of leased land, a one story, wood

intermingled with lessee plant. New Orleans O. R. P. D.

UTILITIES: Water, steam power, gas furnished by lessee. New Orleans O. R. P. D.-Brochure available.

Shipyard
Pendleton Shipyards Company, Inc.

Butadiene Plant
15,000 short toni per year.

New Orleans, Louisiana.-Maritime. Designed for construction of ocean going tugs. LAND: About 44 acres, leased.

Standard Oil Company of New Jersey
Baton Rouge, Louisiana.-Plancor 152. Designed for production of butadiene from a petroleum baBe

BUILDINGS: Machine Shop (15,000 sq. ft.), Warehouse

feedstock.

(14,000 sq. ft.) of steel frame with galvanized iron covering. Administration (10,500 sq. ft.) and other units total about 50,000 sq. ft., generally frame construction. UTILITIES: City and local utilties.
TRANSPORT ATION: About 1 %. mile trackage on site served by L. & N. New Orleans O. R. P. D.

LAND: Two parcels total about 40 acres. BUILDINGS: Twelve buildings, total floor area about 30,000 sq. ft. All one story, brick and concrete or wood frame construction. Several shed structures. EQUIPMENT: Production equipment for fractionation, extraction, auxilary and dehydrogenation process units. Equipment is of refinery type and consists of towers, pressure vestanks, instruments, piping controls, etc. Installation has a Marley double flow type cooling tower.

sels, pumps, compressors, condensers, coolers, heat exchangers,

Refinery-Aviation Alkylate
2,400 barreli per day.

Steam Plant contains five steam generator units, each rated at 172,500# steam per hour.

Premier Oil Refining Co.
Cotton Valley, Louisiana.-Plancor 592.

UTILITIES: Water and sewers on site; gas, power and light
from local utilty companies.

LAND: Approximately 31.7 acres. BUILDINGS: Twelve buildings, generally with reinforced concrete or wood frame, brick walls and concrete floors, total
floor area about 22,000 sq. ft.

TRANSPORTATION: Three spur tracks of Ilinois Central
R. R.

New Orleans O. R. P. D.-Brochure available.

EQUIPMENT: Major process units are Dehydrogenation Unit and HF Alkylation Unit. Accessory facilties include Ethyl blending equipment, cooling tower, and loading rack. Tankage capacity-atmospheric: 191,000 barrels; pressure:
51,000 barrels.

Chemical Plant, Toluene 7,0,00 gallons per year.
Standard Oil Company of Louisiana.
North Baton Rouge, Louisiana.-Plancor 1065. Designed for the production of toluene, a component of 100

UTILITIES: Water from wells. Power and light from generator plant on site.
Steam plant on site.

octane aviation gasoline, by fractionation.

New Orleans O. R. P. D.-Brochure a'lmilable.

Land: 7.9 acres. BUILDINGS: Control House, Foamite Building and several minor structures. Brick and wood construction, total area

Chemical Plant, Catalyst 1707
3,500 toni per month.

Standard Oil Company of New Jersey,
Baton Rouge, Louisiana.-Plancor 1526.

tors, and accessory facilties. Equipment incorporates towers, pressure vessels, pumps, heat exchanger, compressors, instru-

about 1,600 sq. ft. MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Functional units include an Acid Treating Unit, Fractionation Unit, Dowtherm Generaments, controls, tanks, etc.

Designed to manufacture catalyst #1707, used in making synthetic rubber. LAND: Approximately 1.71 acres. BUILDINGS: Storage Building; Filter Building; Laboratory and Offce; Pelleting Building; three small functional units. Total floor area 13,700 sq. ft. Construction of wood frame and
concrete.

UTILITIES: By Lessee. New Orleans O. R. P. D.-Brochure available.
Synthetic Rubber Plant 38,0 long tons per year. Standard Oil Company of New Jersey
Baton Rouge, Louisiana.-Plancor 572.

EQUIPMENT: Calcinators, collectors, feeders, fiter, hammer mil, pellett and pug mils, dryer, etc. UTILITIES: Water from wells.
Gas, power and light from local utilty company.

New Orleans O. R. P. D.-Brochure available.

petroleum gases furnished by lessee's refinery.

Designed for production of synthetic rubber, butyl type. from

Chemical Plant, Gasoline Components Surplus
Standard Oil Company of New Jersey
Baton Rouge, Louisiana.-Plancor 1868.

LAND: 39.28 acres. BUILDINGS: Twenty-three refinery type buildings, steel or wood framing, brick walls or corrugated asbestos siding. Total
floor area about 134,000 sq. ft.

EQUIPMENT: Production equipment of special refinery type,
consisting of a series of towers, pressure vessels, condensers,

Designed to augment lessee's facilties for production of hydrocodimer and C.S., aviation gasoline components.

coolers, heat exchangers, and alled equipment for use in the
finishing process.

LAND: Three leased tracts totallng 1814 acres. BUILDINGS: Three buildings, area about 16,500 sq. ft.:

UTILITIES: Process water pumped from Mississippi River.
Domestic water from well on site.
Power and light from public utilty company and lessee's power

structural steel, brick walls. Four buildings, area 19,000 sq. ft.; wood frame construction.

valves, condensers, coolers, heat exchangers, pressure vessels, pumps, compressors. NOTE: This plant description is based upon the war-time use

EQUIPMENT: Refinery type equipment; towers, turbines,

plant.
Gas from public utilty company.

Steam from nearby Plancor 152.

New Orleans O. R. P. D.-Brochure available.

(Louisiana) (Maine) (Marland) ~7
Pipe Line, Gas
102 miles. Union Sulphur Company,
Lake Charles, Louisiana.-Plancor 1118. A pipe line extending from near Lake Charles to Woodlawn, North Tepetate, Lakeside and Chalkley, Louisiana. Consists

maximum transmission capacity of approximately 127 milion cubic feet of natural gas for a 24 hour day. Other facilties include three cathodic protection stations, radio system, regucottages for employee housing, warehouse, tool room and work shop, two pump houses and prefabricated steel building to house generator. An additional line consisting of approximately 5:1 miles from the Union Sulphur Roanoke Gas Field
lator and meter stations, two dehydration plants, three 4-room

line is swamps, rivers, bayous, fields and woods. The line is designed for an inlet pressure not to exceed 700 p.s.i. with

to construct, operate and maintain through the parishes of Calcasieu and Jefferson Davis and into the parishes of Cameron and Arcadia, Louisiana. Terrain traversed by the pipe-

of approximately 97 miles of high pressure welding API steel pipe of various dimensions from 6" to 20" in diameter, coated and installed on leased right-of-way strip of widths necessary

connecting to the Woodlawn-No. Tepetate Transmission Line
has been completed.

New Orleans O. R. P. D.-Brochure available.

MAINE

Ship Accessories Plant Surplus
70,0 iq. ft.
Hyde Windlass Company,

10,200 sq. ft., clearance 18' to underside truss and 10' to suspended ceilng, concrete floor with cement topping or asphalttile finish, structural framing is reinforced concrete, brick

574 Washington Street,
Bath, Maine.-Nobs-393.

U sed for production of deck machinery for ships. LAND: About 1.97 acres.
total area 70,000 sq. ft., basement, 100' by 372', ceilng height

walls, wood trusses. Building No.2, Forge Shop. One story, area about 26,000 sq. ft., clearance 18'6" on sides and 29'2" center, concrete floor, structural framing consists of steel columns and wood trusses,
brick walls. Connected to Building No. 3 by a covered passage-

BUILDING: Factory Building: Basement and first floor,

12'3"; clearance 9'6". First floor, manufacturing area, 100'

Building No.3, Machine Shop. One story, total area about 32,000 sq. ft., clearance 16', concrete floor, structural steel
framing, brick walls, wood deck on wood trusses.

way.

by 300'; ceilng height, 27'8", to top of crane rail, 20'6".

Locker and Offce Area. 32' by 100'; ceilng height, 10'8";

clearance, 9'3". Construction. Steel framing with asbestos-

protecte metal siding and steel sash, composition roof on steel
purlins. Attached boiler and electric rooms have brick walls.
Building has one 6-ton freight elevator. Sprinklered.

wood.

Building No.4, Oil Pump House. 200 sq. ft., concrete and

Building No.5, Paint Storage. 280 sq. ft., concrete and wood. Note. Buildings Nos. 1, 2, and 3 were existing buildings and

Guardhouse and Time Offce. A 30' by 26' wood-frame building.

were rehabiltated and improved for this project. Plant is

MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Radial drils, driling machines, tube bender, lathes, welders, saw table with saws
and motors, scale, compressor, dust collector.

equipped with special oil-distribution system for furnishing oil to Buildings Nos. 2 and 3 for production purposes. There
are one 25,000-gallon and five 10,OOO-gallon steel tanks

oil farm adjacent to the pump house.

in the

etc.

Furniture and Fixtures. Factory shelving, lockers, benches,

Cranes, 2 bridge electric traveling cranes; 1 1 ¥.-ton, 7' outreach crane truck; 10 Budgit hoists.

MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: 'Driling machines, pipecut-off machine, boring, driling, and miling machines, swaging machines, Tocco units, two-station, draw furnaces, hardening furnaces, quench tanks with conveyors, cleaning ma-

Maine Central Railroad used by lessee. Boston O. R. P. D.-Brochure available (NP-17).

UTILITIES: City and local utility companies. TRANSPORTATION: Building is about 300' from siding of

lift-trucks, miscellaneous small tools and maintenance equipment, etc.

chines, air compressors, paint-spray booths, conveyors, hoists,

Ordnance Forging Plant
68,200 sq. ft. Portland Bomb Plant,

UTILITIES: City and local utilty companies. TRANSPORTATION: Maine Central Railroad.
Boston O. R. P. D.-Brochure (I.'paila,ble (AP-176).

LAND: Site contains about 37 acres. BUILDINGS: Building No.1, Offce. One story, area about

Sewall Street, Thompsons Point, Portland, Maine.-Army.

Shipyard
South Portland Shipbuilding Corporation,

Sold

South Portland, Maine-Maritime.

MARYLAND
Acetylene Plant
21,0,0 cu. ft. per yer
Air Reduction Sales Company,
South Baltimore, Maryland.-Plancor 1401.

Sold

MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Two acetylene generators and lump carbide hoppers with charging valves and funnel; sludge pump, acetylene compressors, air compressor, etc. UTILITIES: Water from private company.
Power and light from local utilty companies.

Acetylene Plant Surplus
24,0,000 cu. ft. per year.
Air Reduction Sales Company,

TRANSPORTATION: Siding of B. & O. R.R. Baltimore O. R. P. D.-Brochm'e available.

Oxygen Plant Surplus
67,20,000 cu. ft. per year of free oxygen gas.
Air Reduction Sales Company, Sparrows Point, Maryland.-Plancor 1239.

Beth-Fairfield, Maryland.-Plancor 1400. LAND: 2.55 acres. (Plant site ¥. acre; sludge pond 2 acres). BUILDINGS: Main building and boiler house, brick walls;
total floor area 2,350 sq. ft. Wooden shed 20' by 15', Gas

Holder, 10,000 cu. ft., steel.

LAND: 1.03 acres. BUILDINGS: Main building one story; wood framing; brick

68 (Maryland)

stack 53' high; floor area 8,300 sq. ft.; clearances 10' to 20'.
Four minor structures: Pump House, Cooling Tower, Sub-

floor area 222,000 sq. ft.; steel frame, brick walls; clearance,
15'.

station, and Coal Bin.

Maintenance Building 203' by 73'; 15,000 sq. ft. floor area;
clearance 12'; reinforced concrete.

MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Two oxygen fractionating columns with accessories; two oxygen compressors; oxygen dryer with oil filter, recuperator, etc.; two soda towers and
separator, etc.; gas holder, balloon (oxygen holder) 1,500

. cubic foot capacity.

UTILITIES: County, District, and local utilty companies. TRANSPORTATION: Siding on adjacent property. Baltimore O. R. P. D.-Brochure available.
Explosives Plant

Three minor buildings 1,260 sq. ft.; frame construction. MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Plating equipment, heat treat furnaces, sand blast machines, grinders, miling and stripping machines, shears, press brakes, etc. Laboratory and testing equipment including oscilators, multivibrators, etc. UTILITIES: City and local utilty company. TRANSPORTATION: Spur track of Maryland and Pennsylvania Railroad.

Baltimore O. R. P. D.-Brochure available.
103,300 sq. ft.

Alleghany Ordnance Plant, Frankfort District, West Virginia, opposite Pinto, Maryland.-Army.

Land and Warehouse Building Surplus
Bethlehem-Fairfield Shipyard, Baltimore, Maryland.-Maritime.
Consists of two parcels of land aggregating 32.626 acres.

LAND: About 425 acres. BUILDINGS: There are 62 buildings with a total area of
103,300 sq. ft.

BUILDINGS: An irregular shaped one story warehouse building of 8744 sq. ft. is located on tract No. 1.

height 11'6", concrete floor on ground, wall of concrete block, wood deck, built-up roofing. Heating by warm air. Mechan-

Ballstics Building P2, area 14,065 sq. ft., one story, clear

Chemical Plant, Silca Gel Surplus
Davison Chemical Corporation,
Curtis Bay, Maryland.-Plancor 1570.

ical ventilation. Sanitary facilties. Primer Charge and Assembly Building P7, area 25,650 sq. ft. (Basement 6,500 sq. ft., first floor 19,150 sq. ft.). Clearance basement 8'6", first floor 9' to 12'. Construction similar to
building P2. First floor over basement of wood. Air-condi.

tioning system. Contains cafeteria with seating capacity of

Designed for reactivating of fine mesh semi-finished silca gel. LAND: About 0.21 acre, leased. BUILDING: Area 9,380 sq. ft., 70' by 134', adjoins lessee's
building. Brick construction, clearance 24', sprinkler system.

156. Sanitary facilties installed. The balance of the buildings are small (less than 1,500 sq. ft.), and six are original existing barns or farm houses. MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Includes benches, offce
equipment and portable tools. (Original equipment removed).

MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Rotary activator 54"
age tanks, belt conveyor, exhaust fans.

dia. by 34' long, complete; syntron vebrating feeder, two stor-

UTILITIES: Water from 2 deep wells on site. Sewage system consists of collecting mains, septic tank, and tile field with outfall. Power and light from local utility companies.
TRANSPORT ATION : Siding on north side of site. Baltimore O. R. P. D.-Brochure available (AP-88).

UTILITIES: City and local utilty company. These facilities are presently leased. Negotiations may be
entered into for purchase subject to the lease in effect.

Baltimore O. R. P. D.-Brochure available.

Chemical Plant, Silca Gel Surplus
1,152 tons per year.

Davison Chemical Corporation,

Ammunition Loading Plant
35,00 iq. ft. Alleghany Ordnance Plant, Cumberland, Maryland.-Army.

Sold

Baltimore, Maryland.-Plancor 1308.

Designed to manufacture 3 to 8 mesh silca gel. LAND: 11.27 acres. BUILDINGS: Process Building, single story, structural steel
frame; floor area 72,600 sq. ft.; clearances 35' and 53';
sprinkler system.

Precision Instruments Plant
46,00 iq. ft.
Bendix Aviation Corporation (Fries & Sons), Taylor Avenue, Baltimore, Maryland.-Plancor 316.

Offce Building, wood frame; floor area 6,770 sq. ft., clearance
16'.

ances 25' to 47'.

Boiler House, structural steel; floor area 6,920 sq. ft.; clearWarehouse, floor area 10,000 sq. ft.; cinder block walls.

Designed for manufacturing meteorological instruments.

LAND: 20 acres.

zanine, 120' by 302'; clearance 15'.

BUILDING: Masonry building. Part two story and mez-

Twelve minor buildings total 16,850 sq. ft.; cinder block and wood frame construction. MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Storage tanks, unloading tanks, settling tubs, tunnel dryer, lime feeders, water stil, process piping, etc. Two 10-ton traveling cranes.

MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: High precision machine
tols and laboratory and testing equipment.

UTILITIES: City and local utilty companies. Baltimore O. R. P. D.-Brochure available.
Communication Equipment Plant 238,6 iq. f.. Bendix Aviation Corporation,
Jappa Road,

UTILITIES: City and public utilty companies. Baltimore O. R. P. D.-Brochure available.
Chemical Plant-Chloride of Lime
2,4 tons per year.

Surplus

Delta Chemical Manufacturing Company,
Western Avenue, Baltimore, Maryland.-Plancor 1256.

Designed to manufacture chloride of lime in conjunction with
facilties of lessee.

Towson, Maryland.-Plancor 30. LAND: Two parcels totallng 28.33 acres. BUILDINGS: Manufacturing Building 300' by 520'; total

LAND: 7,800 sq. ft.
BUILDING: 50' by 100', one-story manufacturing area, two-'
story offce section, concrete slab floor, cement block walls,

(Maryland) 69

center row steel columns and girders supporting woo deck.
First floor area 5,000 sq. ft., second floor 800 sq. ft. Clear-

Electro-Plating Plant
9,6 sq. ft.
. Gilbert Cummins and Company, 2800-02 Frederick Avenue,
Baltimore, Maryland.-Plancor 1798.

Surplus

ance 25'.

MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Complete York refrigerating unit consisting of compressor, ammonia receiver, motors vent set with condenser, conveyor and accessories.

road.

UTILITIES: City and public utilty companies. TRANSPORTATION: Siding of Baltimore and Ohio Rail-

provisions of the lease in effect.

This plant has been leased for a period of two years. Negotiations may be entered into for its purchase subject to the

Baltimore O. R. P. D.-Brochure available.

LAND: 1.4 acres. BUILDINGS: Main manufacturing building, brick walls; steel sash; floor area 5,670 sq. ft.; ceilng height 13'. Four minor buildings totallng 4,000 sq. ft. floor, masonry walls. MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Drils, presses, lathes. UTILITIES: City and public utility companies. This plant has been leased for a period of two years. Negotiations may be entered into for

its purchase subject to the

Vegetable Dehydration Plant Surplus
27,250 sq. ft.
John H. Dulany and Son, Fruitland, Maryland.-Plancor 1888.

provisions of the lease in effect.

Baltimore O. R. P. D.-Brochure available.
Ordnance Parts Plant (Gun Carriages) Surplus 219,800 sq. ft. Koppers Company, Bartlett Hayward Division, 3141-43 Washington Boulevard,

LAND: 0.63 acre under twenty year lease. BUILDING: Ceilng height 12'; floor area 27,250 sq. ft.; brick
walls and tile with hollow core filled with rock wooL.

UTILITIES: Water supplied by well on site of others.
Power and light from local utilty company.

Steam-From lessee boilers. Baltimore O. R. P. D.-Brochure available.

story, clearance 16'8". Concrete floor on ground, mostly wood block finish, wood timber framing, concrete block walls. One ton monorail hoists and three ton travellng crane hoists in-

Baltimore, Maryland.-Army. LAND: About 18% acres. BUILDING: Main Plant Building, area 213,000 sq. ft., one

stalled throughout machine shop, welding and assembly areas.
Project Offce, 2,000 sq. ft., wood frame.

Aircraft Plant
64,0 sq. ft.
Fairchild Engine and Airplane Corporation,
Fairchild Aircraft Division,

crete floor, asphalt tile finish. Wood frame construction. Gate House, 800 sq. ft., wood frame. .

Offce Building, area 4,000 sq. ft., one story, clearance 10', con-

pleted hangar and partly completed hangar. Total floor areas of 646,200 sq. ft. as follows: Plant No.2, 221,000 sq. ft., Plant No.3, 216,000 sq. ft., Plant No.4, 123,000 sq. ft., Plant No.6, 26,000 sq. ft., Hangar 60,000 sq. ft., ceilngs 16' by 46'. Building is one story with part basement and mezzanines. Steel
framed with skylights, except hangar portion which is wooden arch construction. Floors are concrete and wood block; siding

ly into high bay assembly, parts manufacture, offce space, com-

Hagerstown, Maryland.-Army. LAND: About 60 acres. BUILDING: The building is a single structure divided rough-

machines, lathes, cut-off saw, hobbing machine, boring machines,

MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Radial drils, miling

driling machines, welding equipment, warehouse trailers, centrifugal oil extractor, vapocarb hump furnace, complete tramrail system, skid platforms, steam cleaning units, scales, rotabins, welding booths, Pangborn blast room, paint spray boths,

magnaflux unit, etc.

UTILITIES: City and local utilty companies.
TRANSPORTATION: B. & O. R. R. Baltimore O. R. P. D.-Brochure available (AP-44).

is asbestos or asbestos tile and gunite. Lighting is fluorescent
throughout. Sprinklered.

Aircraft Engine Parts Plant
175,0 sq. ft.
Koppers Company, Inc.,

Sold

type), driling machines, grinders, turret lathes, engine lathes, sanders, varied type saws, cut off tubing saws, miling ma-

MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Dril presses (bench

hand and power shears, crimpers, forming rolls, processing furnaces, processing refrigerators, 3 power drop hammers, arbor 'presses, paint equipment, air compressors, hoists, tote
pans, surface plates, shelving and racks and bin units, etc. Also

chines, planers, shapers, portable arc welders, punch presses,

Bush and Hamburg Street, Baltimore, Maryland.-Plancor 216.

Aircraft Plant
2,950,00 sq. ft.
Glenn L. Martin Company,

Surplus

osciloscope, micrometer, hardness testers, x-ray unit, photographic unit,' etc.

demagnetizer, furnace, potentiometers, fatigue testing machine,

Two 20-ton bridge cranes in high bay, ten 5-ton monorail

Middle River, Maryland.-Army. LAND: 108.54 acres owned by Martin and covered by options
but not leased. 78.9 acres of the above, together with the

cranes in low bay.

UTILITIES: City and local utilty companies.
Richmond O. R. P. D.-Brochure available (AP-157).

known as Plant No.2, located across the airport from the original Martin Plant known as Plant No. 1.
BUILDINGS: Total number, 22. Combined area 2,959,298
sq. ft. B Extension Plant No. I, Assembly: Dimensions

buildings thereon constitute a separate and complete plant

Plant Site

Surplus

3.89 acres. J. R. Geis Company,

151,244 sq. ft., walls, brick and concrete block with Gunite, framing, reinforced concrete and steel; floors, concrete; one
3-ton elevator; five 5-ton cranes; sprinklers; hot air circu-

342.8' by 226.2', two stories, basement and first floor, floor area

lation.
243.5', floor area, 174,262 sq. ft., construction same as B Extension; sprinklers, hot air circulation.
D Building, Plant No.1, Navy Assembly; Dimensions 403' by C Extension Plant No.1, Subassembly: Dimensions 341.2' by

Chesapeake Avenue and East Hanover Street, Baltimore, Maryland.-Maritime. LAND: About 3.89 acres.
Baltimore O. R. P. D.

sq. ft., walls, reinforced concrete and Gunite, framing, rein-

1,003', two stories, basement and first floor, floor area 806,663

70 (Marland)

forced concrete and steel; floors, concrete; six 5-ton elevators; four 5-ton cranes, sprinklers, hot air circulation.

Welding Electrode Plant
45,000 sq. ft.
Reid Avery Company,

H Building Plant No.1 Drop Hammer: Dimensions 96.75' by 159.25', part basement and first floor; floor area, 2.0,134 sq. ft., walls, reinforced concret~; floors, con~ret~; fraiping, steel
and reinforced concrete; sprinklers, hot air circulation.

E Building, Extension, Plant No.1; Engineering: Dimensions 62' by 368.55'; basement and three floors; floor area 88,704 sq. ft., walls, brick; framing, reinforce~ concret~; floor~,

Cleveland Avenue and Chesapeake Avenue, Dundalk, Baltimore, Maryland.-N obs 492. Used for production of arc welding electrodes and gas welding wire.

reinforced concrete; one 3-ton elevator, sprinklers, air conditioning.

three floors' floor area 13,083 sq. ft., walls, brick; framing,
tioning.

Laboratory Extension, East and West Wings, Plant No.1: East wing 32.6' by 60.5'; West wing 42' by 83'; ~asement !lnd

LAND: About 2.114 acres. BUILDING: Manufacturing Building. A one and two-story building, part basement. Standary type masonry bearing, woo
roof building. Dimensions: L-shape, 50' by 570' and 80' by

reinforced ~oncrete; floors, concrete; sprinklers; air condi-

able' floor area about 45,000 sq. ft. Clear story heights range
from 11' to 20'. 12" wall bearing cinder block above grades,

160' with cellar 50' by 60' and second story 26' by 66'. Service-

107.33'; basement and three floors, floor area, 18,704 sq. ft., walls brick and concrete block; framing, steel; floors, concrete
on R~bertson Pan System; sprinklers; air conditioning.
K Administration Building, Airport: Dimensions 42.67' by

P Building, Personnel, Plant No.1: Dimensions 47.75' by

steel sash brick facing on street front, wood rafters, girders,
trusses a~d posts generally. Steel lally columns supporting roof over ovens. Reinforced concrete beam and floor system

over cellar area (50' by 66').

97.17', three stories, floor area, 11,258 sq. ft.; walls, brick and concrete block; framing, steel; floors, concrete on Robertson
Pan System; sprinklers; air-conditioning.
N, 1, 2, 3 Hangars, Airport: dimensions 122.2' by 470.5';

MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Production Equipment includes' two vertical extruding presses, one mixing machine,

one flash rod baker, one Day Ro-Ball screen, two steam jet

units, one disc grinder, f01;r dra~ block, one. wire poi~ter, two

block strippers, seven straightening and cutting machines, t;o
stripping machines, two slug forming presses, ten welding

basement and hangar floor; floor area 112,627 sq. ft.; walls reinforced concrete and Gunite; framing, steel and reinforced

electrode oven tunnels and heaters, tanks, pumps, generator

concrete' floors, concrete; sprinklers; hot air circulation.

sets, conveyor, scale, skid platforms, etc.

struction same as N. 1,2,3 Hangars.

N. 4, 5, 6 Hangars, Airport: dimensions 122.2' by 470.5'; con-

Cranes. One 3-ton electric gantry crane, two hand-propelled
%-ton hoists, one I-ton electric monorail hoist, one V2-ton elec-

AA Building, Main Mfg. Bldg. Plant No.2: dimensions 602.46'

tric hoist with trolley.

by 902.5' with north platform 60' by 701' and south platform 50' by 902'; basement and first floor; floor area 1,260,087 sq.

UTILITIES: City and local utilty companies.
TRANSPORTATION: Pennsylvania Railroad. Baltimore O. R. P. D.-Brochure available (NP-58).

ft., walls, reinforced concrete and Gunite; framing, reinforced concrete and steel; floors, concrete; four 5-ton elevators; two 5-ton cranes; sprinklers; hot air circulation. AL Oil House, Plant No.2: dimensions 102.17' by 102.17'; base-

ment and first floor; floor area 20,069 sq. ft.; walls, reinforced concrete and Gunite; framing, reinforced concrete and

Aluminum and Magnesium Extrusion and
Revere Copper & Brass, Inc.,

Forging Plant Surplus
16,000,000 Ibs. shapes, and 1,000,000 Ibs. forgings per year.

steel; floors, concrete; sprinklers; steam heat. AH Drop Hammer Building, Plant No.2: dimensions 100.8'

by 260.8'; one story; floor area 25,494 sq. ft.; walls, rein-. Halethorpe, Maryland.-Plancor 1778. forced concrete; framing, steel; floors, concrete; hot air cir- Plant has all facilties for taking either aluminum or magculation. AN Paint Hangar, Plant NO.2: dimensions 130' by 314.5';

nesium in ingot form, casting into bilets, and extding or
forging into finished products.

part basement and first floor; floor area 48,255 sq. ft.; walls
reinforced concrete and Gunite; framing, steel; floors, concrete; deluge sprinklers: hot air circulation.
AP Personnel, Plant No.2: dimensions 47.75' by 107.25'; base-

walls.

LAND: 32 acres. BUILDING: Floor area 272,000 sq. ft.; steel frame; brick
MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Three 27,000 lb. aluminum remelt furnaces, six 4,000 lb. magnesium remelt furnaces' extrusion presses; one 3,000 ton and one 1,500 ton forg-

ment and two floors; floor area 14,106 sq. ft.; walls, brick and concrete block; framing', steel; floors, concrete on Robertson
Pan System; sprinklers; air-conditioning. AW Warehouse Plant No.2: dimensions 120' by 601'; one

ing p~esses; scalping, pre-heating, pickling, str!1ighte~ing, and

story, floor area 71,080 sq. ft.; walls, brick; framing, rein-

finishing facilties. Complete machine and die-making shop,
complete testing laboratory, photographic equipment, etc., also
eling cranes.

forced concrete; floors, concrete; sprinklers; steam heated. . 6 minor buildings with a total floor area of 9,902 sq. ft.: general type of construction, concrete block walls, concrete floor,

two 16-ton traveling, four 10-ton traveling and two 5-ton trav-

wood framing.

MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Complete equipment for manufacture of airplanes including all types of machine tools and processing equipment, laboratory equipment, portable tools,
etc.

road.

UTILITIES: City and local utiliy companies. TRANSPORTATION: Siding of Baltimore and Ohio Rail-

A. part (small parcel of land) of this plant has been sold. Negotiations may be entered into fol" the purchase or lease of all
or part of the remainder.

UTILITIES: City and local utilty companies. TRANSPORTATION: Pennsylvania Railroad sidings at both
plants.
Baltimore O. R. P. D.-Brochures (AP-l?8 and AP-179).

Baltimore O. R. P. D.-Brochure available.
Tube and Pipe Plant
199,000 sq. ft.

Surplus

Magnesium Foundry Sold
6,00,0 Ibs. per year.
Maryland Sanitary Manufacturing Corporation, 4500 E. Lombard Street,
Baltimore, Maryland.-Plancor 1422.

Revere Copper & Brass, Inc., 1601 Wicomico Street,
Baltimore, Maryland.-Plancor 209.

LAND: 10.7 acres. BUILDING: Structural steel frame, concrete wall and corrugated asbestos cement siding; clearance 27'.

naces, extrusion presses, grinding and shaping machines, etc.

MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Electric heating fur-

(Maryland) (Massachusetts) 71

of the property prior to its designation as "Surplus". Submoved.

cranes and one gantry crane. NOTE: This plant description is based upon the wartime use

Also laboratory and testing equipment and seven overhead

Alcohol Plant

11,00,0 gallons of alcohol and 30,0 Ibs. solvents per year.
U. S. Industrial Chemicals, Inc.,

sequently, however, the independent disposal of the machinery and equipment has been authorized, and it is possible that all or part of the original machinery and equipment has been re-

Curtis Bay,

Baltimore, Maryland.-Plancor 1386.

Designed for preparing grain by miling and cooking for fermentation, and providing machinery for recovery and pack-

TRANSPORTATION: B. & O. Railroad siding. Baltimore O. R. P. D.-Brochure available.

aging. LAND: 0.3715 acres, leased.

with six silos; structural steel framing; tile walls; total floor
area 15,000 sq. ft.

BUILDING: Five story mil and cooker building 51' by 61',

Grain Salvage Plant
9,240 tons per year.

ing unit, including Airveyor system to handle 1,200 bushels .
per hour into silos; 14 bucket elevators, etc. Process cycle

MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Grain handling and mil-

United Distilers, Ltd.,
Baltimore, Maryland.-Plancor 2255.

For recovery of distilers' dried grains. LAND: Site leased. BUILDING: New Dryer Building, three floors, approximately 50' by 70' having a total floor area of 10,000 sq. ft. Clearance first floor 17'; second floor 12'; third floor 12'. Stee frame construction on concrete piles, concrete floor slabs, brick walls, and precast concrete roof slab. MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Dryers, screen, filter press, tanks, pumps, condensers, etc.

unit consisting of various tanks, jet heaters, etc. Drying and packing cycle unit includes conveyors and elevators, pumps, centrifugals, etc. UTILITIES: Lessee and public utilty companies. City systems available.

Baltimore O. R. P. D.-Brochure available.

Radio Equipment Plant Surplus
179,0 sq. ft. Westinghouse Electric & Manufacturing Company,
3601 Washington Boulevard,
Lansdowne, Baltimore, Maryland.-Plancor 474.

UTILITIES: City and local utilty companies. Baltimore O. R. P. D.-Brochure available.

LAND: Approximately 62 acres.
508'. Craneways in 60 ft. bays extend full length of building. Outside wall of tile, wood sash and asbestos protected corrugated metal. Clearance 36'. Total floor area 171,000

BUILDINGS: Main Factory Building, one story, 330' by

Chemical Plant, Glycerine 4,65,0 Ibs. per year.
U. S. Industrial Chemicals, Inc.,

Surplus

sq. ft. Sprinklered.

bestos siding. Area 4,020 sq. ft.

Boiler House, steel frame, masonry wall and corrgated as-

Truck Sealing Building: one story, cement block, area 3,720

5101 Distilery Avenue,

sq. ft. MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Miling, grinding, boring machines, tanks, furnaces, ovens, conveyors, welders, lift
trucks, etc. Also two 10-ton and two 3-ton traveling cranes.

Baltimore, Maryland.-Plancor 1914.

Designed for the processing of distilery residue for crude glycerine.

five pumps, three heaters and numerous other items used in
the distiling of glycerine.

steel frame. Rectifier House, brick walls; 252 sq. ft. MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Four tanks (10,000 gaL),

LAND: Leased land. BUILDINGS: Extension to existing building, 1,690 sq. ft.;

moved.

sequently, however, the independent disposal of the machinery and equipment has been authorized, and it is possible that all or part of the original machinery and equipment has been re-

of the property prior to its designation as "Surplus". Sub-

NOTE: This plant description is based upon the wartime use

UTILITIES: City and local utilty companies. TRANSPORTATION: Spur lines of B. & O. R. R.
gotiations may be entered into for its purchase subject to the provion of the lease in effect. Baltimorø O. R. P. D.-Brochure available.
This plant has been leased for a period of four years. Ne-

UTILITIES: City and lessee.
Baltimore O. R. P. D.

MASSACHUSETS
Aircraft Engine Parts Plant
with grid feat slab roof. Floor area 10,000 sq. ft.; bays 28'

(Gasoline injection systems) Surplus
45,00 sq. ft. American Bosch Corporation, West Side of Center Street,
Chicopee, Massachusetts.-Plancor 2070.

ing machines, tapping machines, gear shaper, transformers,

by 30'; clearance 16'. Rockwood automatic water fog system. MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Boring, driling, and mil-

LAND: Two parcels, total 50,865 sq. ft. BUILDINGS: Manufacturing Building, 100' by 150', one story, basement and penthouse; concrete framing, brick walls. Floor area 35,165 sq. ft., clearance 17'. Sprinklered.
Pump Test Building, 90' by 112', one story; reinforced concrete

of the property prior to its designation as "Surplus". Subsequently, however, the independent disposal of the machinery and equipment has been authorized, and it is possible that all or part of the original machinery and equipment has been removed.

vibrators, etc. NOTE: This plant description is based upon the wartime use

UTILITIES: Public utilty company. Boston O. R. P. D.-Brochure a1Jailable.

72 (Massachusetts)

Ordnance Parts Plant
Sawyer Passway,
Fitchburg, Massachusetts.-Army.

Surplus

sing machine, tilting tumbling barrel, electroplating tanks, heat
treating furnace.

43,707 sq. ft. American Type Founders, Inc., Cowdry Machine Div.

UTILITIES: City and local utiity companies. Boston O. R. P. D.-Brochure available (NP-36).

LAND: 1.22 acres. BUILDINGS: One story, structural steel, wood block floor,
brick walls and steel window sash. Center bay of building has
a clear height of approximately 23' and bays either side have

Aircraft Parts Plant
457,500 sq. ft.

Sold

a clear height of approximately 14'. Center bay equipped with traveling overhead 5 ton crane. Wet sprinkler system. MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Borers, lathes, milers,
press, electric profiers, grinders, slotters, rifling machine,

Cardanic Corporation, also General Electric Company,
East Hampton, Massachusetts.-Plancor 841.

. honing, deep hole drils, and other metal forming tools. NOTE: This plant description is based upon the wartime use

of the property prior to its designation as "Surplus". Subseremoved.

Steel Foundry (Cast steel valves) Surplus
5,0 tons per year.

quently, however, the independent disposal of the machinery

and equipment has been authorized, and it is possible that all or part of the original machinery and equipment has been
UTILITIES: City and local utilty companies.
Boston O. R. P. D.-Brochure available (AP-148).

Chapman Valve Company,

Pinevile Street, Springfield (Indian Orchard), Massachusetts.-N6bs-32. LAND: About 8% acres. BUILDING: One complete building containing a complete
factory area, storage facilties, administrative areas, poweraid

Precision Parts Plant (Valves) Surplus
20,00 sq. ft.
Atwood & Morril Company,

house, substation, X-ray facilties, locker, toilet, and firstfacilties. One story, with offce-bay section of two stories,

area, first floor, 126,834 sq. ft., area, second floor, 6,896 sq. ft., total 133,730 sq. ft.; clearances; high-roof section of foundry
45' to underside truss, low-roof section of foundry 33' to
uiiderside truss, distance to top crane rails 26', offce-bay sec-

48 Loring Avenue,
Salem, Massachusetts.-N obs-356.

tion, 11' each floor. Construction; Exterior walls of brick to underside sash and corrugated asbestos siding to roof, structural-steel framing, steel sash, concrete, wood block, and
dirt floors. Offce-bay section is of steel framing, brick walls,

LAND: About 1% acres in three parcels, owned by lessee with Government option to purchase.
BUILDING: Consists of main factory

Main Factory; One story, area 12,460 sq. ft., clearance 14', concrete foundations, steel framing, brick walls with continu-

building and addition.

steel sash. Floors of concrete with asphalt-tile finish, X-ray
room proper is constructed of 18" reinforced-concrete walls.

Other details; Scrap-bin structure, 100' long by 37' wide by

ous steel sash, saw-tooth roof, wood deck with built-up roofing, floor of 9" reinforced concrete with wood block. Sprinklered. Addition to Main Factory; One story, area 7,800 sq. ft., clearance 14', concrete foundations, brick walls, continuous wood sash, lally columns supporting low roof and wood trusses for monitor roof, wood plank deck with buil-up roofing, concrete
floor with wood block. Sprinklered.

Sand bin; 80' long 28' wide by 12' deep of reinforced concrete. Pattern shop and storage space fully protected by automatic sprinklers.

10' deep of reinforced concrete, contains 15 separate bins.

MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Lathes, grinders, dril,
presses, radial drils, horizontal drils, shaper, arbor presses,

boring mils, tromelt furnaces, sand and mold handling equipment, core and cleaning equipment, X-ray, etc.
MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Lathes,

shapers, drils, screw machines, presses, miling machine, elec-

power saws, scales, etc.
companies.

UTILITIES: Water and facilties from city and local utilty

Three 15-ton electric traveling cranes, three 10-ton electric traveling cranes, one 5-ton electric traveling crane, two 3-ton electric traveling cranes.
ing.

Note: Certain items of equipment installed in lessee's buildon site for added water.

TRANSPORTATION: Railroad siding on site.
Boston O. R. P. D.-Brochure available (NP-19).

UTILITIES: City and local utilty companies. Also two wells
TRANSPORTATION: Railroad siding on site. Boston O. R. P. D.-Brochure available (NP-18).

Ship Accessories Plant Surplus
89,0 sq. ft.
Bendix Aviation Corporation, Norwood, Massachusetts.-N obs-90. LAND: About 26.7 acres. Land belongs to lessee with government option to purchase.

Aircraft Engine Parts Plant (Radiator tubing) Surplus
75,90 sq. ft. Clifford Manufacturing Company,
Waltham, Massachusetts.-Plancor 515.

BUILDINGS: Main Factory Building: A basically one-story
structure with a 40' by 50' mezzanine and a 37' by 40' base-

LAND: Approximately 6 acres.
one-story, brick. Sprinklered. Clearance 18'. Wind Tunnel and Testing Laboratory, one story, brick and cinder block

ment area for boiler plant. Area, first floor, 85,000 sq. ft.,

BUILDING: Main Manufacturing Building 62,000 sq. ft.

trim, concrete floors (finished floors in offce areas, asphalt tile).

ft., basement, 1,400 sq. ft. Several small additions to the Main Building were constructed by lessee. Construction, structural-steel framing, brick curtain walls with continuous steel sash, cast stone, and limestone
Temporary Boilerhouse, one story, 740 sq. ft., wood frame construction. MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Varied lathes, horizontal
driling, boring and miling machines, boring machines, driling machines, dril presses, hobbing machines, shapers, grinding

clearance 14'; offce area, clearance 10'; mezzanine 2,000 sq.

walls, wood sash; floor area 12,000 sq. ft., clearance 15'.
screw machines.

Minor buildings 1,900 sq. ft. MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Lathes, milers, presses,

Sprinklered. .

NOTE: This plant description is based upon the wartime use
of the property prior to its designation as "Surplus". Sub-

sequently, however, the independent disposal of the machinery

and equipment has been authorized, and it is possible that
aU or part of the original machinery and equipment has been
removed.

machines, miling machines, ovens, electric lift trucks, spray booth, dust collector, hoists, generator sets, degreaser, miscellaneous small tools, scales, tanks, super-micrometers, embos-

UTILITIES: City and public utilty companies. Boston O. R. P. D.-Brochure available.

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Grain Salvage Plant
Consolidated Distileries, Inc.
East Taunton, Massachusetts.-Plancor 1953.

SOl'S, chippers, drils, etc. Overhead electric travellng cranes.

UTILITIES: City and public utilty company. TRANSPORTATION: Spur track from main line of Boston &
Maine R. R.

To augment lessee's facilties for production of grain cattle
feed by-products from distilation of alcohoL.

Boston O. R. P. D.-Bi'ochure available.

ance 39', one story cinder block.
Boston O. R. P. D.

LAND: Lessee site. BUILDING: Boiler House, 47' by 48', area 2,200 sq. ft., clear-

Alloy Steel Plant Surplus
15,200 sq. ft.-12oo tons castings/year.

boiler, dryers, evaporator, press, pumps, mixing tank.

MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Furnished to lessee:

General Alloys Company
South Boston, Massachusetts.-Plancor 281.

Chemical Plant-Methyl Methacrylate Surplus
500,000 sq. ft. sheet per month. E. 1. duPont de Nemours & Company,
Leominster, Massachusetts,-Plancor 1273. Designed for production of methyl methacrylate (transparent

Designed for production and finishing of alloy ~astings for aircraft. LAND: Approximately 0.28 acre. BUILDINGS: .Building No.1, one story, 4,125 sq. ft., clearance 16'; steel frame, sheet metal siding. Building No.2, one story, 2,800 sq. ft., clearance 15', steel frame, sheet metal siding. Building No.3, two stories, 3,500 sq. ft., steel framing, metal
siding.
Building No. 4,

sheet plastic). LAND: 3 acres leased land (twenty-year lease). BUILDING: Five brick buildings; total floor area 10,300 sq. ft.

4,780 sq. ft., clearance 26'.

one story, extension to Foundry of others,

MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Flasks, furnaces, three 1ton and one 3-ton cranes, miscellaneous other equipment.

EQUIPMENT: Production equipment is of special de~ign for the chemical process. Included are vessels, tanks, piping,
etc. Plant equipped with scrap recovery system.

UTILITIES: City and public utilty company. Boston O. R. p, D.-Brochure available.
Radio Equipment Plant
68,700 sq. ft.

use of the property prior to its designation as "Surplus". Subsequently, however, the independent disposal of the machinery and equipment has been authorized, and it is possible that all
or part of the original machinery and equipment has been

NOTE: This plant description is based upon the wartime

Sold

General Electric Company,
West Lynn, Massachusetts.-Plancor 789.

removed.

UTILITIES: All utilties furnished by lessee.
Boston O. R. P. D.

Electrical Equipment Plant
254,00 sq. ft.

Sold

General Electric Company,
Fitchburg, Massachusetts.-Plancor 489.

Ordnance Parts Plant 88,4 sq. ft.
East Boston Bomb Plant On Orleans Street, between Prescott and Porter Streets
East Boston, Massachusetts.

Engine Parts Plant (Rèduction gears) Surplus
387,250 sq. ft.

LAND: Three plots totaling about 4.2 acres. BUILDINGS: Building No.1, Offce and Storage, three-story,
each floor 12,450 sq. ft., total area, 37,350 sq. ft., clearances 12',
reinforced-concrete construction, brick walls, concrete deck.

General Electric Company, Broad Street,
West Lynn, Massachusetts.-Plancor 163G.

LAND: 86.4 acre.s. BUILDINGS: Manufacturing Building, one story, steel frame,
steel sash; clearance 46'; floor area 359,000 sq. ft. Sprinkler

Cafeteria seating 300. Otis freight elevator, capacity 4,000. lb. Building No.2, Bomb Plant, one-story, and part mezzanine. (first floor, 38,000 sq. ft., Mezzanine, 7,400 sq. ft.).

system.

Administration Building, one story, steel frame, floor area
11,250 sq. ft. Minor Buildings, total floor area approximately 17,000 sq. ft.

Clearance 30' and 33'6", concrete floor, structural-steel framing, brick walls, concrete deck.

Building No.3, Storage Building one-story, 5,400 sq. ft., clearance, 18'7" and 21'10", concrete floor, brick bearing walls, concrete deck.

boring, broaching, grinding, shaping machines.

MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Machine tools, include

MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Production Equipment, includes: Furnaces, Swaging machines, Boring, driling, and miling machines, cleaning machines, cut-off machine, paintquench tanks, motors, conveyors, hoists, lift trucks, hydraulic jacks, maintenance equipment, etc.
spray booth, degreasers, compressors, dust-collection systems,

NOTE: This plant description is based upon the wartime use of. the property prior to its designation as "Surplus". Submoved.

sequently, however, the independent disposal of the machinery and equipment has been authorized, and it is possible that all or part of the original machinery and equipment has been re-

UTILITIES: City and local utilty companies.
TRANSPORTATION: Boston and Albany R. R. Boston O. R. P. D.-Brochure available (AP-177).

UTILITIES: City and local utilty companies.
TRANSPORTATION: Siding of Boston & Maine R.R. Boston O. R. P. D.-Brochure available.

Electrical Equipment Plant

Machine Tool Plant
Fairmont Street,

Surplus
23,4 sq. ft.

143,700 sq. ft.
General Electric Company,

Western A venue,
West Lynn, Massachusetts.-Plancor 864.

Fitchburg Engineering Corporation

Fitchburg, Massachusetts.-Plancor 420.

LAND: About %, acre. BUILDING: One-story masonry structure, floor area 23,460
sq. ft., steel frame and sash, brick walls.

walls, wood sash, wood columns; sprinklered.

LAND: Approximately 10 acres. BUILDINGS: Main Building, floor area 137,400 sq. ft.; brick

MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Lathes, planers, compres-

sq. ft. Sprinklered. '

Research Building, steel frame, brick walls, floor area 6 300
MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Lathes, driling, broach-

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ing machines, furnaces, welders, presses, hammers, benders,
etc. Six overhead 2-ton capacity cranes.

Engine Parts Plant
37,500 sq. ft. Lombard Governor Corporation,
Ashland, Massachusetts.-N obs-467.

UTILITIES: City and local utilty companies. Boston O. R. P. D.-Brochure available.
AlrcrClft Engine Parts Plant (Superchargers)
361,0 sq. ft. General Electric Company,
62-72 Tremont Street,
Everett, Massachusetts.-Plancor 46.

Land-Not included. Building located in mil yard of the lessee. BUILDING: General Machine and Offce Building, 60' by 240',
with wings about 22' wide on each side. Two story, (second

story entered from Main Street and first floor from parking

floors and brick walls. Sprinklered.
Overhead cranes on ground floor.

area level). Building principally of steel frame with wood
Elevator of 7,000 lb. capacity.
Boston O. R. P. D.

LAND: Two parcels of land total 48.176 acres. BUILDINGS: Main Building, one story, windowless masonry structure, 501' by 401'. Total floor area, 355,500 sq. ft. Clearance heights 18' in low bay and 40' in high bay. Brick walls, steel framing. Administration Building, one story masonry structure, steel
sash; floor area 3,675 sq. ft.

Ammunition Plant
480,0 sq. ft.
Lowell Ordnance Plant No. 1.

Surplus

Garage, one story masonry building; floor area 1,175 sq. ft.
Oil and Scrap Metal Storage Houses, one story, windowless,

wood structures, total floor area 7,220 sq. ft. Cooling Tower, 1,160 sq. ft.

ers, shapers, beading machines, forging machines, annealing
ovens, heat treat furnaces, etc. Also laboratory and testing

MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Boring machines, plan-

equipment; furniture and fixtures and portable tools and equipment.

Remington Arms Corporation, North Lowell, Massachusetts.-Army. LAND: About 13% acres. BUILDINGS: The original building, the Main Offce Building,
was buil and used for the manufacture of heavy duck for

of the property prior to its designation as "Surplus". Subsequently, however, the independent disposal of the machinery
moved.

NOTE: This plant description is based upon the wartime use

and equipment has been authorized, and it is possible that all or part of the original machinery and equipment has been re-

sails. The Main Manufacturing Building was later added for the manufacture of textiles. The Main Storehouse was buil at the same time and designed for the storage of bales of cotton. Built as an auxilary to this plant, there is a water filtration plant with a capacity of 1,000 gallons per minute of river

water, properly filtered, suitable for manufacturing or process
purposes.
Administration No. 1 (Built in 1895. Rehabiltated). Area

UTILITIES: City and public utilty company.
TRANSPORTATION: Spurs of Boston & Maine Railroad. Boston O. R. P. D.-Brochure available.

125,400 sq. ft., basement 41,400 sq. ft., clearance 7'4". First

floor 42,000 sq. ft., clearance 12'3", second floor 42,000 sq. ft.,

clearance 12'3". Basement floor is concrete, upper floors 2" by 4" laminated wood construction on girders, wood timber
framing, walls of concrete in basement, wood above. Sprinklered. Contains cafeteria seating about 350.

Precision Tool Plant
39,0 sq. ft.
Greenfield Tap and Die Corporation,

North and Sanderson Streets,
Greenfield, Massachusetts.-Army.

floor, 60,000 sq. ft., clearance 15'9", second floor, 57,000 sq. ft.,
clearance 15'9", third

243,000 sq. ft., basement 57,000 sq. ft., clearance 8'9", first

Manufacturing Building No. 2 (Buil in 1917). Total area

floor 12,000 sq. ft., clearance 16'. Reinforced concrete construccrete deck. Wet pipe sprinkler systems. Cafeteria seating 500.

floor 57,000 sq. ft., clearance 15'9", fourth

Designed to augment lessee's production of gauges. LAND: Lessee owned.

tion, floors finished in concrete and hardwood, reinforced con-

BUILDING: Gauge Building, two story building, with part basement. Dimensions 216' by 82'. (Basement 82' by 40').
Ceilngs 11'3" and 10'9", total area 39,000 sq. ft. Concrete

Bright Hardening Building No. 2A, total area about 7,400 sq.

ft., one story concrete slab on ground, wood construction,

sprinklered.

floors, wood block finish, framing of steel and concrete, concrete
roof, brick and glass block walls. Air conditioned.

Storage Bldg. No.3 (Built in 1917), total area about 75,000 sq. ft., basement and seven stories, each about 9,400 sq. ft.,
clearance basement 7'4", first floor 9'4", all others 7'11", reinforced concrete construction throughout. Sprinklered. Boiler House No.4, total area 4,700 sq. ft. (Basement 2,350

ping, miling machines and miscellaneous tools.
Boston O. R. P. D.
Aircraft Parts (Propellor Shafts)

MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Lathes, grinders, lapUTILITIES: City and local utilty companies.

sq. ft., first floor 2,350 sq. ft.). Basement and first floor are
concrete, wood timber and trusses above first floor, wood deck,
Other buildings mostly of wood construction. Total area about

built-up roofing, clearance, basement 9'4", first floor 35' to underside of truss.
25,000 sq. ft.

Buildings (Factory) Surplus
52,0 sq. ft.
Leland-Gifford Company Worcester, Massachusetts.-Navy.

heading, cases head turn, cases body anneal, cases taper, fin-

crank, cases first trim, cases second trim, cases pocketing, cases

MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Presses, vertical single

NOd-1765.-NOa-13. Buildings only, constructed on privately owned land, and consist of additions to existing buildings of lessee. BUILDINGS: A 3 story addition 60' by 96' containing 17,280
sq. ft. and a one story section 84' by 85' comprising 7,140 sq.

ishers, trim and burr, mouth and neck annealing units, cases visual insp. caL., cases piercing machines, bullet first draws,
bullet second draws, bullet third draws, bullet fourth draws, bullet jacket trims, bullet visual inspections, bullet swaging

machines, bullet assembly machines, bullet cannelure machines, lead extrusion press, foilng presses, vacuum driers, bullet jack
lubricate and dryers, heat treat furnaces, process capacity 400

tumbling barrels, pierce and primer machines, wash, rinse,
lbs. per hour, barrels cuprodine units, labellng machines, gauzing machines, straight line loading machines, gauze and weight machines, cases wash and dry machines, pickler, wash, and dry machines, cases zinc plating units, drier, cartridge cases, cases

ft. Structural steel framing, wood floors, brick and APM walls. Sprinklered. Machine Shop, an addition to existing building. One story 140'

by 196'. Area 27,500 sq. ft. Structural steel framing, brick to underside of steel sash which extnd to eaves. Sprinklered.
Boston O. R. P. D.

lubricate, bullet polishing barrels, blueing and washing machines, wash and water polishers, grinders, lathes, miling ma-

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chines, planers, polishing-lapping-honing, presses, saws, shapers, shears, etc.

cludes filter press, special jacketed process piping, monel metal

UTILITIES: City and local utilty companies. TRANSPORTATION: Boston and Maine R. R. Boston O. R. P. D.-Brochure available (AP-119).

Ammunition Plant
367,50 sq. ft.
South Lowell Ordnance Plant No.2,

and stainless steel piping, pumps, etc. UTILITIES: Water and sewage disposal by City. Power and light by local utilty company through lessee's substation. TRANSPORTATION: Siding on adjacent property. Boston O. R. P. D.-Brochure available.

Remington Arms Corporation,
South Lowell, Massachusetts.-Army.

Rubber Products Plant
Panther-Panco Rubber Company
Chelsea, Massachusetts.-Plancor 2257.

Sold

LAND: About 138 acres. BUILDINGS: Building No. 50, area 218,600 sq. ft., one story with some 19,000 sq. ft. on second floor, clearances from 7' to 17', concrete floors, brick and wood construction. Partly sprinklered.

Ballstic Building No.8, area about 17,000 sq. ft., first floor
12,500 sq. ft., clearance 12'6", second floor 4,500 sq. ft.

Magnesium Powder Plant Surplus
38,00 sq. ft.

Powder Storage Magazines No. 19A-G, area each 7,700 sq. ft., one story, wood construction.

Pilgrim Ordnance Works
West Hanover, Massachusetts.-Army.

Boiler House No. 44, area 3,200 sq. ft., concrete floor and foundations, wood construction above ground:
clearance 9', concrete floor, wood construction. Warehouse No. 100, area 9,700 sq. ft., clearance 12', concrete floor, wood construction.

Primer Storehouses A to F No. 49, area each 6,400 sq. ft.,
Storage Shelter No. 104, 9,600 sq. ft. open shed.
iron.

LAND: About 214 acres. BUILDINGS: Almost a hundred small buildings, only several

No. 37, Guard Room, 2,534 sq. ft.; No. 39, Hospital, 2,400 sq. ft.; No. 22, Garage and Fire Station, 1,770 sq. ft.; No. 24, Miscellaneous Storage, 1,631 sq. ft.; and No. 21, Maehine Shop,
1,531 sq. ft.; etc.

of which have more than a nominal floor area. The largest are

Garage T1, area 2,600 sq. ft., concrete floor, wood construction, metal siding.
Other buildings are generally small and total about 18,000 sq.

Construction generally concrete floor on ground and wood con.
struction. Operating buildings generally have walls covered

Salvage T2, area 2,700 sq. ft., concrete, steel, brick corrugated

with galvanized iron.

ft. MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Presses, vertical single
crank, cases, first trim, cases second trim, cases pocketing,

MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Powder sifters, rote screeners, hammer mils, vibrator feeders, conical ball mils, blending machines, filing machines for grinding magnesium
bar stock, etc.

cases heading, cases head turn, cases body anneal, cases taper, finishers trim and burr, mouth and neck annealing units, cases visual insp. caL., cases piercing machines, bullet first draws, bullet second draws, bullet third draws, bullet fourth draws,
bullet jacket trims, bullet visual inspections, bullet swaging

NOTE: This plant description is based upon the war-time use of the property, prior to its designation as "Surplus". Subsequently, however, the independent disposal of the machinery
moved.

and equipment has been authorized, and it is possible that all or part of the original machinery and equipment have ben re-

machines, bullet assembly machines, bullet cannelure machines, lead extrusion press, foilng presses, vacuum driers, bullet jack

tumbling barrels, pierce and primer machines, wash, rinse,

lubricate and dryers, heat treat furnaces, process capacity 400

UTILITIES: City and local utilty company. Boston O. R. P. D.-Brochure (AP-32).

lbs. per hour, barrels cuprodine units, labellng machine, gauzing machines, straight line loading machine, gauze and weigh machines, cases wash and dry machines, pickler, wash and dry machines, cases zinc plating units, drier, cartridge cases, cases lubricate, bullet polishing barrels, blueing and washing machines, wash and water polishers, grinders, lathes, miling machines, planers, polishing-lapping-honing, presses, saws, shapers, shears, etc.

Rubber Products Plant Surplus
25,0 sq. ft.
Plymouth Rubber Company, Inc.,
Canton, Massachusetts.-Plancor 2080.

UTILITIES: City and local utilty companies. TRANSPORTATION: Boston & Maine R. R. Boston O. R. P. D.-Brochure available (AP-119A).

Designed for manufacture of small rubber articles such as
soles, heels, etc.

LAND: Approximately 4% acres. BUILDING: One-story, brick walls, reinforced concrete construction, steel sash; ceilng height 16'. Sprinklered.

Aircraft Parts Plant
27,3 sq. ft. Meisel Press Manufacturing Company,
944 Dorchester A venue, Boston, Massachusetts.-Plancor 854.

Sold

EQUIPMENT: No. 11 Banbury Mixer, Stuart Bollng mixing mil; York refrigerating system. UTILITIES: City and public utilty company. Boston O. R. P. D.-Brochure available.

Chemical Plant-Polydichlorostyrene

Radio Parts Plant

15,000 Ibs. per month.
Monsanto Chemical Company,

Monsanto A venue,

chemical known as polydichlorostyrene.

Springfield, Massachusetts.-Plancor 2103. PLANT: Land, building, equipment designed to manufacture

Sold 44,0 sq. ft. Raytheon Manufacturing Company 29-41 Chapel Street, Newton, Massachusetts.-Plancor
1796.

klered.

LAND: About 1.13 acres. BUILDING: Four stories, steel framing, brick and tile walls. Total floor area about 13,000 sq. ft., clearances 9' to 10'. Sprin-

Radio Tube Plant
100,0 sq. ft.
Raytheon Manufacturing Company,
Northbridge, Massachusetts.-Plancor 2434.

Sold

EQUIPMENT: Production equipment is special type and in-

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Radio Tube Plant
402,00 sq. fi.
Raytheon Manufacturing Company,

Pattern Storage; and other minor buildings. Total area 162,500

Foundry Avenue and Seyon Street, Waltham, Massachusetts.-N obs-67. LAND: Parcel A, 6.240 acres; parcel B, 0.445 acre; parcel C,
7.030 acres; parcel D, 4.320 acres; total, 18.035 acres.

chines, ovens, lathes, woodworking machines, chippers, ham-

sq. ft., brick, concrete and steel construction. MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Furnaces, molding ma-

mers, etc. Also cranes, hoists, and monorail systems. NOTE: This plant description is based upon the wartime use of the property prior to its designation as "Surplus". Subsequently, however, the independent disposal of the machinery
or part of the original machinery and equipment has been

frame, welded connections, brick exterior walls, first floor concrete slab on grade, second floor is reinforced-concrete slab,
sprinkler system.

BUILDINGS: Tube Building (Offce and Manufacturing Building). Approximately 322' by 200', two stories, 129,600 sq. ft., floor area, ceiling heights 13'. Construction: Steel
steel roof deck, asphalt tile floor in offce areas. Wet-type

and equipment has been authorized, and it is possible that all
removed.

UTILITIES: City and public utiity companies. TRANSPORTATION: Spur of Boston & Albany R. R. Boston O. R. P. D.-Brochure available.
Steel Foundry 22,0 sq. ft.
Roxbury Steel Castings Company,

Nitrogen Building. Approximately 60' by 65', one story, 3,400 sq. ft. floor area, clearance approximately 14'. Construction: Wood columns and girders, brick extrior walls, concrete slab on grade.
"G" or Seyon Street Building (Offce and Manufacturing

Sold

560' by 180', was acquired in the purchase of Parcel C land.

Building). This building, formerly a warehouse and garage,

63 Gerard Street,
Boston, Massachusetts.-Nobs-1.

ing heights: first floor to bottm of roof trusses, 12'7" in side
bays, 22'6" in center section, to mezzanine, 11'5". Construction:

One story and small mezzanine, 125,000 sq. ft. floor area; ceil-

Steel frame, steel roof trusses, 8" clay tHe exterior. walls, concrete floor slab on grade, steel roof deck. Mezzanine and build-

Electronic Devices Plant
225,00 sq. ft.
Submarine Signal Company,

Sold

ing additions are of wood and concrete block. Dry-type sprinkler system.

Final Test Building (Offce and Manufacturing Building).
First floor, approximately 185' by 160', second floor, approxi-

Davol Street, Fall River, Massachusetts.-Nobs-1243.

mately 185' by 100', third and fourth floors, approximately

heights and clearances: First floor, 12', second floor, 13'9",

185' by 60'. Four stories, 76,000 sq. ft. floor area, ceilng

Efedronic Devices Plant Surplus
54,0 sq. ft. Sylvania Electric Products Company, Inc., Union Street, Ipswitch, Massachusetts.-Nord-1164. LAND: About 0.416 acre. BUILDING: Factory Building No.3, known as Martin-Tickelis

third floor, 8', fourth floor, 8'. Construction: Reinforced-concrete frame to third floor, wood frame for fourth floor and
is concrete on grade, second floor is iron-bound maple on reinforced concrete, third and fourth floors are wood construction.
Preliminary Processing Building. 227' by 121', connected to the Final Test Building. One story, 27,700 sq. ft. floor area, ceilng height 14'6". Construction: Concrete floor slab on fill, cinder block exterior walls, interior wood columns, wood roof

roof, cinder-block exterior walls to third floor, plywood exterior walls to roof, gypsum plank and concrete roof slab, first floor

trusses. Dry-type sprinkler system.

ment. Clearances: Basement to first floor, approximately 6'; first floor to roof, 12'. Construction: Reinforced-concrete frame,

Cafeteria Building. 123' by 110', capacity 700 people. One story with basement, 26,000 sq. ft. floor area, including base-

story, total area, about 54,000 sq. ft., clearances: first floor, 7'11", other floors 10' to 12'. Building has one elevator. Sprinkler system throughout. MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Bench lathes, screw ma-

Building, mil type, masonry foundation, brick bearing walls, wood framing, wood columns, wood floors, wood sash, four

chines, small miling machines, dril presses, pedestal grinders,
buggies, etc.

electric hand drils, sensitive dril presses, normalizing oven,

reinforced-concrete first floor slab and roof slab. Wet-type
sprinkler in basement only. Miscellaneous Yard Building.

hardening ovens, meter standards, signal generators, osciliscopes, marking machines, conveying equipment, trucks and

About 15,000 sq. ft. in seven units. MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Special production equip-

ment for manufacturing radio tubes and products, with full
complement of machine tools.

UTILITIES: Local utilty companies. Boston O. R. P. D.-Brochure available (NP-28).

UTILITIES: City and local utilty companies. Also 2 water wells on site. TRANSPORTATION: Siding of Boston and Maine Railroad. Boston O. R. P. D.-Brochure available (NP-56).

Radio Parts Plant
26,0 sq. ft. Sylvania Electric Products, Inc.,
Wakefield, Massachusetts.-Plancor 1479.

Surplus

Machine Tool Plant
52,690 sq. ft.

Sold

story brick and masonry, two elevators, ceilng heights 12' and

LAND: About % acre. BUILDING: An existing structure purchased with site, four

Reed Prentice Corporation
Worcester, Massachusetts.-Plancor 825.

13', sprinklered. Complete cafeteria.

Aluminum Foundry Surplus
9,600,0 Ibs. per year.
Reynolds Metals Company, Springfield, Massachusetts.-Plancor 1409. LAND: Approximately 1114 acres. BUILDINGS: Finishing and Heat Treating Buildings, 240' by 70'; area 19,500 sq. ft., ceilng height 28'. Receiving, Finishing and Sand Blast Building, 43' by 312';
area 12,480 sq. ft., ceilng height 16'.

MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Special equipment for manufacturing radio tube mounts. UTILITIES: City and local utilty companies. Boston O. R. P. D.-Brochure available.

Aircraft Engine Plant
365,700 sq. ft.
United Aircraft Corporation, Pratt & Whitney Division

East Longmeadow, Massachusetts.-Plancor 612M.

Garage; Offce Building; Pattern Shop; Laboratory, Cafeteria;

LAND: Approximately 40 acres. BUILDINGS: Factory and Offce Building, a reinforced concrete structure 440' by 682'; floor area 361,100 sq. ft.; ceilng

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heights in factory 20', offce 11', factory under offce 16'. Wood sash.

plant as follows: First Aid and Personnel Building, Oil Storage and Fire Station Building, and Fuel Oil Pump house.

Personnel Building is one story, brick walls, wood sash; area 4,690 sq. ft.; sprinklered.
chucking, screw machines, lathes, plating equipment, X-Ray

Contract NOd-1931 includes power plant system boiler with auxilary equipment and electrical equipment. Also a panel
house on lessee-owned land.

MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Boring, broaching,

machine equipment, furnaces, drils, etc. Also many hoists with monorails. UTILITIES: Town and local utilty company. TRANSPORTATION: Spur track of New York, New Haven
and Hartford Railroad.

trucks, portable tools, and crane system and chain conveyor.

Contract NOa-1037 includes standard machine tools, industrial

LAND: Site of Heat Treat Building No. 74, about 31,600 sq. ft. BUILDINGS: Heat Treat Building No. 74, 97'10" by 281'10",
comprising main floor area of 28,000 sq. ft. One story,

with

Boston O. R. P. D.-Brochure available.

mezzanine for lockers and washrooms at one end. Height is

25', concrete floor, brick walls, steel sash, structural steel framroof deck.

ing, corrugated protected metal siding above eaves and for
Sold
Transformer Substation. 15'8" by 12' by 11'6" high, brick, steel, concrete, area, 185 sq ft.

Aircraft Parts Plant
7,370 sq. ft. Wico Electric Company,
W. Springfield, Massachusetts.-Plancor 1539.

tile floors, air conditioning system. Oil Storage House and Fire Station No. 72. 21' by 46', about 1,000 sq. ft., brick structure with concrete floor. Oil Pump House No. 71. 9' x 10', brick with concrete floor and
roof.

First Aid and Personnel Building No. 73. 33' by 53', area, 1,750 sq. ft., one story brick structure with open-truss joists,

Aircraft Engine Parts Plant (Stud bolts) Surplus
12,0 sq. ft.
Wrentham Products Company

construction.

Panel House. 13'6" by 21'6", area 300 sq. ft., brick and steel
500-ton press, one 180-ton press, two 106-ton presses, one hy-

MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Two high-speed forging
draulic forging and coring press (3,500-ton), one hydraulic

Minot and Depot Streets
Wrentham, Massachusetts.-Plancor 263.

presses, two hydraulic straightening presses (lOO-ton),one
forming press, 1,300 tons, one 12,000 lb. steam drop hammer,
machines, two 11'6" diameter rotary hearth forging furnaces,

LAND: Approximately 0.43 acre. BUILDING: One-story, 12,000 sq. ft. floor space, clearance
12', steel frame, brick walls.

four 5,000 lb. steam drop hammers, two heavy-duty forging

one 9' diameter rotary hearth forging furnace, one 7' diameter
rotary hearth forging furnace, one air compressor, planers,

MA.CHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Lathes, miling machines, screw machines, gas furnaces, trucks, etc.

lathes, miling and grinding machines, horizontal boring, drill-

NOTE: This plant description is based upon the war-time
or part of the original machinery and equipment has been

use of the property prior to its designation as "Surplus". Subsequently, however, the independent disposal of the machinery and equipment has been authorized, and it is possible that all
removed.

UTILITIES: City and public utilty companies. TRANSPORTATION: Public siding about 100' from site. Boston O. R. P. D.-Brochure available.

ing, and miling machines, driling machines, boring and turning mils. One 5-ton overhead traveling crane. UTILITIES: City and local utilty companies. TRANSPORTATION: Boston and Albany Railroad. Boston O. R. P. D.-Brochure available (NP-48).

Magnesium Forging Plant
72,000 sq. ft. Wyman-Gordon Products Corporation
North Grafton, Massachusetts.-Plancor 2304.

Manufacturing Plant
20,0 sq. ft.
Wrentham Products Company

Surplus

LAND: Approximately 151 acres in five plots, plus 52.8 acres
at Hovey Pond.

Kendrick and Depot Streets
Wrentham, Massachusetts.-Plancor 397.

Designed for production of ground thread tape. LAND: Approximately 1 acre. BUILDING: Two story, steel frame; brick walls, total floor area 20,000 sq. ft., clearance 12'. 3-ton overhead track with
chain hoists. Sprinklered.

66'. Lower section about 15' high of brick and steel sash, upper part corrugated transite and insulated with asbestos board. Main floor of reinforced concrete. Structural-steel framing. Loading platform full length of north side of building.

BUILDING: 180' wide by 400' long, constructed in three bays; side bays 50' wide, and center bay 80' wide. Clearances 36' and

chines, lathes, heat treat furnaces, quenching tanks, etc.

MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Rollng and screw ma-

MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Mesta forging press,
18,000-ton capacity; Hydrotel miling machine, bilet heating and heat-treating furnace, hydraulic planer, air compressor,

UTILITIES: City and public utilty company. TRANSPORTATION: Siding of N. Y., N. H. & H. R. R. Boston O. R. P. D.-Brochure available.

surface grinder, scales, tanks, metal-cutting saw, conveyor system, fans, generator set, etc. UTILITIES: Water from City and Hovey Pond. Filter bed, septic tanks, etc., on site. Power and light from local utilty company.
Plant has a 451 hp. oil-fired steam boiler.

Aircraft Engine Parts Plant
31,000 sq. ft. Wyman-Gordon Company,

TRANSPORTATION: Siding of Boston and Albany R. R. Boston O. R. P. D.-Brochure available.

Worcester, Massachusetts.-Noa 1.-Noa 1037.Nod 1931.

Designed to augment lessee's production of aircraft engine and
propeller forgings.

Aircraft Parts Plant
66,0 sq. ft.
Wyman-Gordon Company,
Worcester, Massachusetts.-Plancor 715.

Sold

former substation on Navy-owned land, and additions to lessee

Contract DANOa-1 includes: Heat Treat Building and a trans-

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MICHIGAN
Aircraft Engine Parts Plant
42,0 sq. ft.
Aeronautical Products, Inc.

Sold

Machine Tool Plant
18,800 sq. ft.

Sold

Ryan Road,

Arrow Tool & Reamer Company, or
Murchey Machine and Tool Company,
19660 West Eight Mile Road,

Detroit, Michigan.-Plancor 61.

Oxygen Plant
5,6,00 cubic feet per me

Sold
nth.

Detroit, Michigan.-Plancor 389.
Ordnance Foundry

Air Reduction Sales Company,
Flint, Michigan.-Plancor 1249.

Surplus

Service Building

4,0 sq. ft.
Albion Malleable Iron Company,
Albion, Michigan.-Plancor 2014.

Surplus

153,0 sq. ft. Auto Specialties Manufacturing Company,
Benton Harbor, Michigan.-Plancor 447.

Building is an Administration Building, 011 leased land, equipment in lessee's building to augment production malleable iron castings.

Designed as a foundry for production of metal castings. LAND: Approximately 144 acres. BUILDINGS: Foundry Building, one story and mezzanine,
226' by 531'; area 140,450 sq. ft.; clearance 20'. Brick and

concrete faced with brick. MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Air compressors, blowingmachines, conveyors, dust collecting systems, furnaces, gas ovens, magnets, ladles, moulding machines, various machine
tools, etc.

BUILDING: One-story and basement, structural steel and

gunite walls; steel framing with three monitors.
Offce Building, one story and partial basement, 62' by 121';
brick and concrete.

framing; clearance 18'.

Switch Room and Pump House, one story, 102' by 46'; ste

UTILITIES: City and local utilty companies. TRANSPORTATION: Spur track of N. Y. C. R. R.

tiation may be entered into for its purchase subject to the provion of the lease in effect.
Detroit O. R. P. D.

This plant has been leased for a period of five years. Nego-

MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Core blowers, ovens, chines, oil reclaimers, sanders, spray booths, tumblers, driling, grinding and miling machines, lathes, shapers, etc. UTILITIES: Industrial water from pumping station on site.
Domestic water from wells on site. Sanitary sewers connected to sewerage disposal plant on site. Electric power and light from local utilty company. TRANSPORTATION: Siding on site.
of the lease in effect.

dressing machines, dryers, hoists, magnets, moulding ma-

Aluminum Forging Plant Surplus
42,0,00 pounds per year.

This plant has been leased for a term of five years. Negotiations may be entered into for its purchase subject to the ter

Aluminum Company of America,
Monroe, Michigan.-Plancor 1277.

Detroit O. R. P. D.-Brochure available.

Designed to produce scalped aluminum ingots and aluminum
cylinder head forgings. There is a capacity of approximately 60,000,000 pounds per year of scalped ingots in excess of forging capacity.

Aircraft Engine Parts Plant Surplus
84,8 s... ft.
Aviation Corporation

LAND: 534 acres. BUILDINGS: Main buildings interconnected to form complet.e
unit; steel framing and brick walls; total floor area 561,000 sq. ft., clearances 24' to 33'.

5914 Federal Avenue
Detroit, MicIiigan.-Plancor 76.

aging furnaces. Complete machine and die shop. Two 5-ton,
four 7-ton, one 15-ton, one 50-ton cranes.

naces, eight forging presses and upsetters, heat treating and

Other buildings generally reinforced concrete, 50,000 sq. ft. MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Six 27,000 lb. remelt fur-

UTILITIES: Domestic water from city. For precess, fire purpose, etc. from canaL.

tral bay under monitor 25'.

LAND: Approximately 3.16 acres. BUILDINGS: Main factory building, two story, brick and steel, total floor area 64,300 sq. ft. Clearance first floor and side bays 16'; cen-

Sewage disposal plant on site.
Gas, power and light from local utilty companies.

Detroit O. R. P. D.-Brochure a.vailable.

area 14,000 sq. ft. Clearance 17'.

Steel Storage Building, one story, total floor area 3,340 sq. ft. Concrete block walls. Ceilng clearance 16'. Heat Treatment Building, one-story, steel frame, total floor

Machine Tool Plant
11,700 sq. ft.
American Broach & Machine Company, Ann Arbor, Michigan.-Plancor 793.

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Chip House and Storage Building, one story, wood frame, total floor area 3,100 sq. ft. MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Shapers, broaching and boring machines, etc.

NOTE: This plant description is based upon the wartime use
of the property prior to its designation as "Surplus". Subse-

quently, however, the independent disposal of the machinery

Optical Elements Plant
26,000 sq. ft.

Surplus

and equipment has been authorized, and it is possible that all
or part of the original machinery and equipment has been

Argus, Inc.,
Ann Arbor, Michigan.-Plancor 246.

removed.

LAND: Approximately 0.83 acre. BUILDING: One story, brick and steel structure 178' by 120',
ceilng height 12'. Sprinklered.

road.

UTILITIES: City and local utilty. TRANSPORTATION: Spur track of Michigan Central Rail-

UTILITIES: City and local utilty company.
Detroit O. R. P. D.-Brochu.re a1Jailable.

This plant has been leased for a period of five years. Negotiations may be entered into for its purchase subject to the provions of the lease in effect. Detroit O. R. P. D.-Brochure available.

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Aircraft Engine Parts Plant (Carburetors) Surplus
153,0 sq. ft. Bendix Aviation Corporation, Owosso, Michigan.-Plancor 14. LAND: Approximately 40 acres. BUILDINGS: Manufacturing Building, 153,000 sq. ft., strucstorage.

Aluminum Extrusion Plant Surplus
36,00,0 pounds per year.

Bohn Aluminum & Brass Corporation
Beecher Street and Dorothy A venue, Adrian, Michigan.-Plancor 324.

Designed for the production of high strength aluminum extrusions.

tural steel construction. Clearance 16'. Sprinklered. Also a small Boiler House, outside sub-station and emergency water
MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Broaching and tapping machines, lathes, saws, and other standard machine tools; also
trucks, hoists, and conveyors.

LAND: 73 acres. BUILDINGS: Main Building, 1,297' by 680', one story steel frame, brick walls. Floor area totals 700,000 sq. ft., clearances
25' to 70'.

NOTE: This plant description is based upon the wartime use
of the property prior to its designation as "Surplus". Subse-

floor area 28,000 sq. ft.

Boiler House, Garage, Storage Bins, and Warehouse; combined

quently, however, the independent disposal of the machinery

and equipment has been authorized, and it is possible that all
removed.

MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Five reverberatory remelt furnaces; fourteen extrusion presses from 1,650 tons to
5,500 tons; draw-benches; straighteners; heat treating facilties, etc.

or part of the original machinery and equipment has been

UTILITIES: City and local utilty companies.
A part of this plant has been leased for a period of 5-8 years.

Eighteen 60-ton cranes; one 10-ton, one 5-ton cranes, four monorail hoists and fourteen electric hoists.

Negotiations may be entered into for the purchase or lease of
all or part of the remainder, or for purchase of the entire

NOTE: This plant description is based upon the war-time use of the property, prior to its designation as "Surplus". Subsequently, however, the independent disposal of the machinery
removed.

project subject to the provisions of the lease in effect.

and equipment has been authorized, and it is possible that all
or part of the original machinery and equipment has been

Detroit O. R. P. D.-Brochure available.

Aircraft Engine Parts Plant Surplus
299,0 sq. ft. Bendix Aviation Corporation, Wayne, Michigan.-Plancor 14. LAND: Approximately 37 acres. BUILDING: Structure composed of one-story production area
exterior brick walls with continuous steel sash. Offce portion

UTILITIES: City and public utilty companies. TRANSPORTATION: Spur tracks of Wabash Railroad. This plant has been leased for a pe'riod of ten years. Negotia tions may be entered into for its purchase subject to the provisions of the lease in effect.

Detroit O. R. P. D.-Brochure availble.
Aircraf Parts Plant

and two-story offce portion; total floor area is 299,000 sq. ft. Production area is steel frame with sawtooth roof construction;
and steel sash. Clearance in factory area 16'. Sprinklered.

505,0 sq. ft.

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Briggs Manufacturing Company,

is reinforced concrete construction with brick spandrel wall
MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Boring, broaching, tapping, driling, grinding, and milling machines, lathes, presses, etc.; also furnaces, saws, welders, trucks. Laboratory and testing equipment and cafeteria equipment.

Detroit, Michigan.-Plancor 252.

Steel Tubing Plant
27,852 tons per year.
Brown Fence & Wire Company,
Adrian, Michigan.-Plancor 705.

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NOTE: This plant description is based upon the wartime use
of the property prior to its designation as "Surplus". Subse-

quently, however, the independent disposal of the machinery

Aircraft Plant
S3,4oo sq. ft. Brunswick-Balke-Collender Company
Muskegon, Michigan.-Plancor 1863.

and equipment has been authorized, and it is possible that all
removed.

or part of the original machinery and equipment has been

UTILITIES: City and local utilty company. TRANSPORTATION: Siding of Pere Marquette Railroad.
A part of this plant has been sold. Negotiations ma'1J be entered into for the pnrchase or lease of all or part ol the "e-

mainder.

Detroit O. R. P. D.-Brochure available.

LAND: 8% acres. BUILDINGS: Main Building, brick walls, wood sash, floor area 52,200 sq. ft., clearance 20', sprinklered. Seven minor buildings, brick walls, floor area 1,200 sq ft. MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Thirteen Forge miling, routing machines, wood working equipment, arbors, shears,
etc., also laboratory and testing equipment and portable tools.

Grain Salvage Plant
12,500 tons dried grain per year.

UTILITIES: Water wells and sewage disposal facilties on
site.
Power and light from local utilty company.

Boekeler Associates,
Trenton, Michigan.-Plancor 2015.
Designed for utilzation and recovery of by-products incidental to production of alcohoL.

DetToit O. R. P. D.-Brochure available.

Aircraft Parts Plant

7,650 sq. ft.

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LAND: 0.26 acres, leased. BUILDING: Building separated by party wall of cinder block
from building of others. Clearance 21'. Cinder block walls,

Camfield Manufacturing Company,

Rear 718 North 7th Street,
Grand Haven, Michigan.-Plancor 1128.

steel roof trusses, steel columns. Monitor extends entire length of building, total floor area 4,450 sq. ft. MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: One Swenson evaporator,
complete; Louisvile rotary steam tube dryer, complete; three

Steel Plant Facilties

American double cylinder dehydrating machines, complete;
induced draft type cooling tower, complete.

78,00 sq. ft. Campbell, Wyant and Cannon Foundry Company,

Surplus

UTILITIES: City and local utilty companies. Detroit O. R. P. D.-Brochure available.

leased land.

Muskegon Heights, Michigan.-Plancor 2028. LAND: Site of cafeteria about 0.35 acre. Other structures on

BUILDINGS: Cafeteria Building, one and two story with part

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basement, 100' by 125'. Construction structural steel, reinforced concrete framing, brick walls. Total floor area 18,800

or part of the original equipment and machinery has been

sq. ft.
story, 114' by 168', area approximately 20,000 sq. ft. including
Other structures, on leased land, are: Cleaning Building, one

removed.

UTILITIES: By city and local utilty company. TRANSPORTATION: Railroad: Spur track by Pere Marquette R. R.

mezzanine. Structural steel building with masonry enclosing

walls. Shop Stores and Canteen Addition, two story, 70' by 176',

A part of this plant has been leased for a period of one year.

extension to building of others.

tural steel framing, corrugated siding. MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Cafeteria Building, nu-

Plant #4, Crane Shed Extension, one story, 82' by 191', struc-

Negotiations may be entered into for the purchase of the entire project subject to the provisions of the lease in effect. Detroit O. R. P. D.-Brochure available.

merous items including cafeteria equipment, refrigerators,
cash registers, furnishings, etc.
grinders, three air grinders, two power driven conveyors. UTILITIES: City and local utilty companies. TRANSPORTATION: Spur track of Pere Marquette Railroad. Detroit O. R. P. D.-Brochure available.

Engine Rebuilding Plant Surplus
32AO sq. ft. Continental Motors Corporation,
Kercheval Avenue,

Cleaning Building, two stress relieving furnaces, eight electric

Detroit, Michigan.-Plancor 4. The building is a unit of lessee's own plant for the production of internal combustion engines, specifically used for the rebuilding of certain types of engines.

Engine Research Building Surplus
27,000 sq. ft.

on Kercheval Avenue, a main thoroughfare, is 135'.

LAND: Site area 34,730 sq. ft., or about %, acre. Frontage
BUILDING: Is known as Service Building No. 23. Overall

Continental Aviation & Engineering Corporation
Kercheval and Algonquin A venues,

dimensions 130' by 268'; one story; cinder block walls; conslab with built-up roofing. Clearance to underside truss 14'.

crete floor. Structural steel columns and trusses; gypsum roof

Detroit, Michigan.-Plancor 166. LAND: Plot approximately 70' by 223', totaling 0.36 acre. BUILDING: Two story brick and concrete structure. Overall size 62' by 222'; tot.al floor area 27,000 sq. ft. Clearance first
throughout.

ard machine tools, furnaces, plating equipment, tanks, degreasers, sandblasters, spray booths, etc., are charged to this plancor but are located in other portions of lessee's plant.
UTILI

MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Numerous items of stand-

floor 12', second floor 10'. Wood columns, wood trusses. Brick walls, steel sash. Fluorescent lighting in drafting and shop areas. Sprinkler system

TIE S : City and local utilty company.

Detroit O. R. P. D.-Brochure availble.

MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Laboratory and testing equipment, including hardness testers, pit scales, comparators, dynamotors, fans, scales, pressure gages, etc. Note: Some of
the equipment listed may be located in plants at Muskegon.

Industrial Building
Chrysler Corporation Detroit, Michigan.-Plancor 1009.

herein.

Other items of machinery and equipment possibly located
NOTE: This plant description is based upon the wartime use

LAND: Three parcels totallng 7.1 acres. BUILDINGS: Main Building, 31,200 sq. ft., 120' by 261', all wood construction; clearance 16', sprinklered. Storage Shed,

of the property prior to its designation as "Surplus". Subse-

quently, however, the independent disposal of the machinery
removed.

all wood, area 1,500 sq. ft. MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Various machine tools,
miscellaneous metal farming and sheet metal tools used in

and equipment has been authorized, and it is possible that all UTILITIES: City, local utilty company and lessee.

or part of the original machinery and equipment has been

conjunction with aluminum forging equipment located in adjacent buildings of others. UTILITIE S: City and local utilty company. TRANSPORTATION: Spur and track of Detroit Terminal
R. R.

A part of this plant has been sold. Negotiations may be entered into for the purchase or lease of all or part of the

remainder. Detroit O. R. P. D.-Brochure available.

Detroit O. R. P. D.-Brochure available.

Machine Tool Plant
19,200 sq. ft.
Cross Company 3250 Bellevue Avenue

Surplus

843,0 sq. ft. Continental Aviation & Engineering Company 76 North Getty Avenue Muskegon, Michigan.-Plancor 166. LAND: Approximately 43 acres. BUILDINGS: Total floor area 843,000 sq. ft. Manufacturing Building: Area 763,000 sq. ft. Ceilng heights

Aircraft Engine Plant Surplus

walls, floor area 19,200 sq. ft., clearance 32'.
and six tramrail cranes.

Detroit, Michigan.-Plancor 656. LAND: Approximately 0.46 acre. BUILDINGS: Factory and Boiler House, concrete and brick

MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Radial dril, gear grinder, racks, tool stands, benches, etc. One 10-ton traveling crane

gine Test House: Reinforced concrete and brick. Twenty test
cells. Adjoins Manufacturing Building. Floor area 70,000 sq.

average 19' to 22'. Wood frame construction. Sprinklered. En-

NOTE: This plant description is based upon the wartime use
of the property prior to its designation as "Surplus". Subse-

ft. Ceilng height 14'. .
sq. ft., ceilng height 18'.

Maintenance Building: Brick and frame construction, 10,000

quently, however, the independent disllosal of the machinery

and equipment has been authorized, and it is possible that all
removed.

minor buildings. MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Boring, broaching, driling miling grinding machines, furnaces, demagnetizers, etc.

Chip and Oil House, Service & Cafeteria Building and other

or part of the original machinery and equipment has been

UTILITIES: City and public utilty company. Detroit O. R. P. D.-Brochure available.

ment and Furniture and fixtures.

Laboratory'and testing equipment, Portable tools and equip-

Die Foundry and Machine Shop
28,0 sq. ft.
Die-Typing Corporation,
Pontiac, Michigan.-Plancor 1328.

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NOTE: This plant description is based upon the wartime use
of the property prior to its designation as "Surplus". Subse-

quently, however, the independ~nt dispo~al. of th~ machinery and equipment has been authorized, and it is possible that all

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Magnesium Foundry Surplus
1,560,000 pounds per year.

and equipment has been authorized, and it is possible that all or part of the original machinery and equipment has been removed.

Dow Chemical Company,

Sidman Street,
Bay City, Michigan.-Plancor 988.

UTILITIES: Water by municipality and from St. Clair
River. Gas, power and light from public utilty company.

Designed for production of magnesium alloy dry sand castings. LAND: Approximately 7 acres.

water frontage on St. Clair River.

TRANSPORTATION: Spur tracks on site, and 1,500' deep

frame. Transept bay has reinforced concrete frame with wood

BUILDINGS: Main Foundry Building, area 105,000 sq. ft., typical steel frame mil building with main bay and transept bay together in overall size 463' by 187'. Main bay has steel
trusses. Exterior walls, brick. Two mezzanine floors. Area

DetroU O. R. P. D.-Brochure available.

Aircraft Engine Parts Plant Surplus
350,000 sq. ft.
Eaton Manufacturing Company,
Batte Creek, Michigan.-Plancor 787.

main bay, 78,000 sq. ft., clearance 23'. Transept bay area
Contains eighteen cranes up to 5-ton capacity.

7,800 sq. ft., clearance 42'. Mezzanine floors, 19,300 sq. ft.

MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Moulding machines, pattern machines, melting furnaces, core blowing machines, blowers, core sandmixing. unit, core ovens, sand blast equipment,

tanks, foundry accessory equipment, etc.
road.

UTILITIES: City and local utilty companies. TRANSPORTATION: Spur track of New York Central Rail-

LAND: Approximately 11 acres. BUILDINGS: Main Factory 590' by 840', one story and part basement, masonry construction; ceilng heights from 9' to 22'. Area 347,000 sq. ft. Acetylene Generator House, masonry walls, timber framing,
3,000 sq. ft., ceiling height 12'.

Detroit O. R. P. D.-Brochure available.

MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Dril presses, grinders, lathes, screw machines, polishing machines, milers, shapers, forges, hammers, presses, shears, furnaces and accessories,
plating units; welders, etc.

Magnesium Cell Feed Plant Surplus of the property prior to its designation as "Surplus". Subsequently, however, the independent disposal of the machinery
380,00,0 pounds magnesium chloride per year. Dow Magnesium Corporation,
Ludington, Michigan.-Plancor 477.

NOTE: This plant description is based upon the wartime use

and equipment has been authorized, and it is possible that all or part of the original machinery and equipment has been removed.

Designed for production of 85% magnesium chloride cell feed
to supply magnesium plant at Marysvile, Michigan.

UTILITIES: City and local utilty company.
A part of this plant has been sold. Negotiations may be
entered into for the purchase or lease of all or part of the

BUILDINGS: Moore Filter Building, structural steel frame, mil type building, brick walls, area 42,000 sq.. ft. Clearances,
16' and 31'.

remainder.

sq. ft. Offce, Garage, Warehouse, Shop, Laboratory Building, etc., steel frame and masonry, 200,000 sq. ft. combined area. MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Complete power house equipment. Complete Moore filtering equipment including laundry; evaporator, lime dorr, lime klln, shelf dryer

Shelf Dryer Building, open steel frame structure, area 54,000

Detroit O. R. P. D.-Brochure available.

Aircraft Engine Parts Plant
201,500 sq. ft.
Eaton Manufacturing Company,
Corner of Rust and Jefferson Avenues, Saginaw, Michigan.-Plancor 230.

and carbu-

rate equipment.

One 150-ton, one 25-ton and one 10-ton cranes, four monorails
and numerous hoists.
Clair River.

UTILITIES: Water by municipality and pumping from St.
Gas, power and light from public utilty company.

LAND: 11 % acres. BUILDINGS: Buildings No.1 and 2, one story, steel frame, monitor type, brick walls. Floor area 175,000 sq. ft., ceilng
heights 13' and 21'. Boiler room 40' by 65'.

water frontage on St. Clair River.

TRANSPORTATION: Spur tracks on site, and 1,500 ft. deep

Detroit O. R. P. D.-Brochure available.

sq. ft., ceilng heights 13' to 15'. One story brick offce building 1,610 sq. ft.

Building No.3, one story, masonry walls, floor area 24,800
MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Boring and miling ma-

chines, lathes, dril presses, forging machines, presses, forge

Magnesium Plant Surplus
72,0,000 pounds per year.
Dow Magnesium Corporation,
Marysvile, Michigan.-Plancor 477.

and heat treating furnaces, flash welders, plating units, etc.

UTILITIES: City and public utilty company. TRANSPORT ATION: Siding of Pere Marquette Railroad.
tions may be entered into for its purchase subject to the provisions of the lease in effect.
This plant has been leased for a period of 5 years. Negotia-

Designed to extract magnesium metal from magnesium chloride cell feed by the Dow .electrolytic process. Also facilties

for alloying the magnesium metal. LAND: About 350 acres.

Detroit O. R. P. D.-Brochure available.

BUILDINGS: Six utilty, shop and warehouse buildings,

built of either structural steel, reinforced concrete or wood

Ore Loading Facilties
Escanaba By-Pass Proiect.

gases and 35 functional buildings, including eight cell build-

timber. Total area about 175,000 sq. ft. In addition there are eight furnace assemblies and towers for conversion of

ings, mostly structural steel construction. Total floor area
of functional group approximately 2,800,000 sq. ft. MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Includes very numerous
items of special equipment to carry out the designed production. Also included are machine tools, loboratory equipment

Escanaba By-Pass Project, also

U. S. Army Corps of Engineers,
Escanaba, Michigan.-Plancor 1435.

PLANT: Land, ore docks and facilties originally intended
as an additional outlet to faciltate expeditious movement of

and furniture and fixtures. NOTE: This plant description is based upon the wartime use

of the property prior to its designation as "Surplus". Sub.

sequently, however, the independent disposal of the machinery

mines for transportation by water to lower lake ports. LAND: 1,986 acres. DOCKS: 3 docks, each 66 ft. wide by 1,986 ft. long; approxi-

mine ore from Northern Wisconsin, Michigan and Minnesota

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feet of timber plus caps and stringers. SLIPS: Dredging of 550,000 cubic yards. LAND IMPROVEMENTS: Roads, culverts and drainage
ditches.

mately 30,000 driven wood piles, aggregating- 8,000,000 board

4 alloying furnaces, charging equipment, carloading system,

briquetting machines, etc. NOTE: This plant description is based upon the wartime use

of the property prior to its designation as "Surplus". Subsequently, however, the independent disposal of the machinery and equipment has been authorized, and it is possible that all or part of the original machinery and equipment has been removed.

UTILITIES: 1,200 feet of ION and 3,900 feet of 8" diameter
cast iron water pipe with 11 fire hydrants. 3,000 feet of 2"

and 4" black iron, water servce lines.

TRANSPORTATION: Facilties C. & N. W. and Escanaba
and Lake Superior R.R's.

UTILITIES: Water, power, and light and gas from lessee. Detroit O. R. P. D.-Brochure available.

Minneapolis O. R. P. D.-Brochure available.
Machine Tool Plant
108,800 sq. ft.

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Aluminum Foundry Surplus
30,0,00 pounds per year.

Ford Motor Company,
Dearborn, Michigan.-Plancor 954.

Ex-Cell-O Corporation, 14331 Woodrow Wilson Avenue,

Detroit, Michigan.-Plancor 762.

LAND: 9.2 acres, leased. BUILDING: 292,000 sq. ft., heavy type production foundry

Airplane Parts Plant
Ex-Cello Corporation,

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with concrete foundations, concrete columns, spandrel beams, wood trusses and purlins and walls of brick and gunite. W 90d

sash and monitors of wood. Clearance 21'. Sprinklered.

Highland Park, Detroit, Michigan.-Navy NOd-1648.
Parking Lot

MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Melting and holding
furnaces; complete sand handling and dry sand molding sys-

tems; complete foundry equipment; and auxilary machine

tools.

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Ex-Cello Corporation, Detroit, Michigan.-Plancor 392.

UTILITIES: City system and facilties of lessee. Detroit O. R. P. D.-Brochure available.
Engine Test Building
38,500 sq. ft.
Ford Motor Company,
Dearborn, Michigan.-Plancor 845.
Building is a Test Cell for testing superchargers for aircraft

Aircraft Engine Parts Plant
300,0 sc. ft. Ex-Cell-O Corporation,
Highland Park, Michigan.-Plancor 321.

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Surplu~

engines. Machinery and equipment installed in lesse's build-

Aluminum Extrusion Plant
. 10,800,000 Ibs. per year.

Extruded Metals Defense Corporation,
Grand Rapids, Michigan.-Plancor 279. Designed for the production of high strength aluminum rod, bar and shapes.

concrete construction; area 38,500 sq. ft.
furnaces, spray booths, welders, etc.

ings to augment production of superchargers. LAND: About 0.80 acre within Ford Plant site, leased. BUILDING: One story with basement, 49' by 370'; reinforced

MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Lathes, drillers, borers,
grinders, blowers, cleaning cabinets, degreasers, heat treat

LAND: Approximately 39.18 acres. BUILDINGS: Main Plant and Extensions, 735' by 330', floor
area 242,500 sq. ft., steel framing, steel sash, clearance 65'

veyors.

In Test Building are twenty-two electric hoists and six con-

and 30'. Foundry Building, one high bay housing metal casing facilty, one medium bay housing melting furnaces, etc., steel
framing, steel sash, area 24,700 sq. ft., clearances 65' and 28'.

Detroit O. R. P. D.-Brochure available.

Offce, Laboratory, and other buildings, total area 33,800 sq. ft. MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Five 18,000 lb. reverberatory remelt furnaces; five extrusion presses; stretchers, heat
treating and other equipment, machine tools. Also eight cranes, 5 and 10-ton capacity.

Aircraft Engine Plant
1,573,900 sq. ft.
Ford Motor Company,

UTILITIES: City and local utilty company. TRANSPORTATION: Siding of Pere Marquette Railroad. This plant has been leased for a period of seven years. Neprovisions of the lease in effect.

Northwest corner of River Rouge Plant, Dearborn, Michigan.-Army. LAND: No land owned or leased by Government. BUILDING: Aircraft Engine Building, including Test Cells. Main Plant, two stories, offce portion, three and four stories.

gotiations may be entered for its purchase subject to the

terior, tile interior walls. Steel frame. Four freight elevators in plant, two passenger elevators in offce portion. Plant
ly air-conditioned.

No basement other than power distribution rooms, brick excontains twenty-nine 5-ton and nine 15-ton cranes. Complete-

Detroit O. R. P. D.-Brochure available.

Magnesium Plant Surplus
40,00,000 Ibs. per y_r.
Ford Motor Company,

production machinery and equipment used for precision work, including heat-treating, plating, forging, forming, wood-work-

MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: All kinds and types of

ing, handling, fire protection and maintenance equipment. Complete laboratory and testing equipment for aircraft engine

Within Ford River Rouge Plant,
Dearborn, Michigan.-Plancor 449.

production. Complete offce and shop furniture, offce machines,

Designed to produce magnesium ingots by the ferro-silcon
process.

training school furniture, hospital equipment and fixtures,

LAND: 7.43 acres, leased. BUILDING: Two story building 262' by 801', with third floor mezzanine through center of the building. Reinforced concrete,
structural steel, brick. Clearances 12' to 29', mezzanine 15'.

cafeteria equipment. Automobiles, trucks, tractors, and trailers.

MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Includes 92 furnaces,

UTILITIES: From operator and City. TRANSPORTATION: Siding inside plant connects through Ford system with trunk lines entering area. Detroit, O. R. P. D.

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Engine Test Building
Rouge Plant,

electrically operated hoists are located throughout the plant.
veyor systems.

120,0 sq. ft. Ford Motor Company,
Dearborn, Michigan.-Plancor 254.

The entire design of production is buil on a scheme of me-

chanical conveyances and there is a large number of con-

LAND: Approximately 3.2 acres, leased.
area 107,000 sq. ft.

others, is fire proof structure containing 28 test cells; floor
sq. ft., ceilng height 35'.

BUILDINGS: Test Cell Building, attached to building of
Chip House is one story; brick walls, steel framing, 13,000
MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: (Portion in other loca-

UTILITIES: Water from wells located about 5 miles away mains, after having been filtered and chlorinated. Emergency facilties available for obtaining additional water from Huron
River as well as from Ypsilanti Municipal System. Sewage disposal system on site. Power and light requirements partly produced in Power House
on site, balance furnished by local utilty company.

and brought to Manufacturing Building through two 24"

Propane gas storage capacity on site for 30,000 gals.

tions). Boring, broaching, gear cutting machines, lathes, planers, clarifiers, comparators, oil coolers, cutting machines, checking machines, compressors, generators, hoists, etc. Also

TRANSPORTATION: Spur track from New York Central.
A part of this plant has been leased for a period of five years.

five 5-ton cranes.

Negotiations may be entered into for the purchase or lease of
all or part of the remainder, or for purchase of the entire

of the property prior to its designation as "Surplus". Submoved.

NOTE: This plant description is based upon the wartime use

sequently, however, the independent disposal of the machinery and equipment has been authorized, and it is possible that all or part of the original machinery and equipment has been re-

project subject to the provisions of the lease in effect. Detroit O. R. P. D.-Brochure available.

Engine Test Building

Det'roit O. R. P. D.-Brochure available.

Aircraft Plant
S,O,O sq. ft.
Ford Motor Company,

Surplus

33,4 sq. ft. Ford Motor Company, Lincoln Plant, Warren and Livernois A venues, Detroit, Michigan.-Army. LAND: About %, acre, leased.

Wilow Run, Ypsilanti, Michigan.-Plancor 151.
A very large project including modern, fully-equipped airport. Designed for large scale aircraft assemblies.

BUILDINGS: Test Cell Building, area 30,764 sq. ft., base ment and three-story, clearance 9' to 12'. Building of reinforced concrete construction, built-up roofing, fluorescent and incandescent lighting. A 2-ton bridge crane installed in south half of building. Each test cell in north half of building has
monorail with I-ton hoist. Aqua Trap House, basement and one story, total area 740

LAND: Plant site 444 acres, airfield site 944 acres, site of Water Treatment plant 6 acres and site for Hangar #2 Building 182 acres. Total land 1,576 acres. 300 additional acres

owned by others is also used.
of most modern design. Total floor area approximately 5,000,000 sq. ft.

sq. ft., concrete and brick. Barrel Storage and Pump House, one story and small basement area, total area 1,930 sq. ft., clearance 12', concrete and brick construction.

BUILDINGS: Buildings are entirely fireproof construction

MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Testing instruments,
and the 16 test cells of the building.

Main Manufacturing Building consists of following areas: West end, 1,200' by 580'. In this area is a two-story portion housing testing laboratories, hospital utilties, etc., on first floor, and kitchens, cafeterias, dining rooms, engineering department on second floor. Main portion, 700' by 2,300' consists of a major assembly and sub-assembly area; 150' wide

control boards, and testing units installed in the control rooms

UTILITIES: City and lessee utilty companies. TRANSPORTATION: Pere Marquette R. R.
Detroit O. R. P. D.-Brochure available (AP-67).

and second floors, with extensions on northwest corner 500'

spans. Throughout thè building there are various mezzanines

by 580' and southeast corner 240' by 320'. Ground floor area

Steel Foundry
602,0 sq. ft.

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2,650,000 sq. ft. Mezzanines, second floors, fan rooms, tunnels, etc. 1,040,000 sq. ft. Total area 3,690,000 sq. ft. Clearances

Ford Tank Plant and
Ford Motor Company,

main areas 30' and 36'. Sub-assembly area and under second

floor 20', mezzanines 10' to 11'. Construction of steel frame with enclosing walls of brick, steel sash and gunite. Sprinklered.
Other buildings and areas:

Dearborn, Michigan.-Army.
Engine Parts Plant

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41,0 sq. ft.

Parts Storage, 470,000 sq. ft.; Hangar No.1, 264,000 sq. ft.; Hangar No.2, 240,000 sq. ft.; Power House, 47,400 sq. ft.;

Offce, 55,700 sq. ft.; Training School, 55,700 sq. ft. ;
laneous units, 30,000 sq. ft.

Gear Grinding Machine Company,

Winter Hangar, 37,400 sq. ft.; Oil House, 12,000 sq. ft.; Personnel, 21,300 sq. ft.; Service Garage, 19,600 sq. ft.; Commis-

Hamtramck (Detroit), Michigan.-Army.

sary, 15,000 sq. ft.; Paint and Dope, 11,000 sq. ft.; Miscel-

Aluminum Foundry
43,200,00 Ibs. per year.
General Motors Corporation,
Flint, Michigan.-Plancor 504.

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Manufacturing Building has certain portions completely air conditioned. Offce Building is entirely air conditioned. MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Standard machine tools
including driling, grinding, milin~ machines, lathes, punch

presses, boring machines, spot welders, arbor and straightening presses, riveting machines, shapers, planers, miscella-

Tank Assembly Plant Surplus
563,000 sq. ft. General Motors Corporation, Saginaw Street at Reid Road,
Grand Blanc, Michigan.-Planirr 317.

neous wood working machines, etc.
Other tyes of production equipment include degreasers, dust

collectors, furnaces, inspection machines, refrigerators, sewing machines and equipment, spray booths and air washers, scales, plating equipment, testing machines, etc.

hammers, etc., 4,000 electric motors of over % H.P. All portions of the Manufacturing Building are equipped with electrically operated cranes from 2 to 15 tons capacity. In addition there are numerous monorails, and both manual and

Portable tools comprise 30,000 items of electric and air drils,

LAND: Consists of approximately 348 acres about 10 miles from center of Flint, Michigan, business district. BUILDINGS: Nine (9) buildings, total floor area of 563,119
sq. ft. Also sprinkler reservoir.

Administration Building: Two story structure connected to

84 (Michigan)

Engineering Building. Construction is reinforced concrete frame and floor including roof deck. Plain face brick apron walls with concrete trim. Architectural steel sash. Asphalt tie finished floors. Total floor area 33,200 sq. ft. Ceilng height 10 ft. Manufacturing Building: "L" shaped with large portion 340 ft. by 1,200 ft. and small leg of "L" 380 ft. by 240 ft. Lean-to
at north end 40 ft. by 280 ft. Total area 526,000 sq. ft. Clear-

Manufacturing Building

by a single story Plant Hospital and

of the property prior to its designation as "Surplus". Submoved.

NOTE: This plant description is based upon the wartime use

sequently, however, the independent disposal of the machinery and equipment has been authorized, and it is possible that all or part of the original machinery and equipment has been re-

UTILITIES: City and local utilty companies.
TRANSPORTATION: Siding of Pennsylvania Railroad. Detroit O. R. P. D.-Brochure available.

ance to bottom of truss 16 ft. and in crane bays 25 ft. and 35 ft. Construction is steel frame, brick apron walls, stand-

ard steel sash and asbestos siding. Concrete floor with wood
block finish. Partially sprinkled.

Pump House (810 sq. ft.). Primary Switch House (655 sq.
ft.). Oil Pump House (550 sq. ft.) and 2 Gate Houses (294
sq. ft.). All except Gate Houses are masonry construction.

Seven (7) Minor Buildings: Consist of Acetylene Generator House (1,060 sq. ft.). Filing Station (880 sq. ft.). Water

Plywood Plant
277,0 sq. ft.
Haskelite Manufacturing Company,
Grand Rapids, Michigan.-Plancor 839.

Surplus

MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Lathes, presses, shaping, planing, grinding machines, welders, furnaces, hardness

Designed to manufacture built-up plywood and molded plywood.

testers, degreasers, etc. Numerous items of portable tools,
the buildings.

laboratory equipment, furniture and fixtures to be checked at

LAND: 21 acres. BUILDINGS: Manufacturing Building, one story and part basement; area 259,000 sq. ft.; walls face brick and tile backing; air conditioned; clearances 40' and 30'. Contains six 5-ton

Manufacturing Building lias two 50-ton cranes, four 15-ton cranes, four 10-ton cranes and one 5-ton crane. Conveyors3 final assembly type. 1 overhead type, 3 chain conveyors.

All handle heavy loads.

Administration Building, Employment Building and minor buildings total 18,000 sq. ft.

cranes.

UTILITIES: Water: Consists of 5 deep wells on site.
Sewer: Sanitary sewers connect to Flint City system.
Power and Light: Furnished by Consumers Power Co.

MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Veneer clippers, glue
Railroad and Pennsylvania Railroad.

quette Railroad into plant.
of the lease in effect.

TRANSPORTATION: Railroad: 3 sidings from Pere Mar-

spreaders, glue dryers, jointers, splicers, saws, etc. UTILITIE S: City and local utilty companies. TRANSPORTATION: Two side tracks from Pere Marquette

This plant has been leased for a term of three years. Negotiations may be entered into for its sale subject to the term

Detroit O. R. P. D.-Brochure available.

Detroit O. R. P. D.-Brochure available.

Aircraft Engine Parts Plant (Carburetors) Surplus
34,0 sq. ft.
Holley Carburetor Company,

Aluminum Forging Plant Surplus
113,00,0 Ibs. per year.
General Motors Corporation,
Saginaw, Michigan.-'Plancor 446.

masonry, steel sash and gunite. Floor area 192,600 sq. ft.,
area 38,400 sq. ft.

Main Plant Building, structural steel framing, exterior walls

Designed for production of heavy and light aluminum forgings. LAND: Approximately 18.6 acres. BUILDINGS: Total floor area 231,000 sq. ft.

Detroit, Michigan.-Plancor 199. LAND: Approximately ¥. acre. BUILDINGS: Building "K", 50' by 242', two story, steel framing, brick walls. Total floor area 25,000 sq. ft. Clearance 14'.

Building "L", 50' by 6', three story, steel framing, brick walls, steel sash; total floor area 9,000 sq. ft. Ceilng heights 12' to
17'.

MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Grinding, miling machines, arbor presses, plating equipment, etc.

Power House, Storage Shed and Die Storage Building, total
MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Twelve large hammers from 12,000 to 35,000 lbs.; fourteen small hammers; presses

clearance 47'.

shop, including sanders, steam drop hammers, dril presses, forge and trim presses, miling machines, shapers, etc. Main Plant has two 40-ton bridge type cranes, one 15-ton and four 10-ton. Also nine 3-ton trolley type. There are eighteen
¥. to I-ton hoists.

and upsetters; trim presses; etc. Complete machine and die

UTILITIES: City and local utilties company. TRANSPORTATION: Spur track connects with main line. Detroit O. R. P. D.-Brochure available.

removed. .
49,6 sq. ft.
Huck Manufacturing Company,

sequently, however, the independent disposal of the machinery and equipment has been authorized, and it is possible that all
or part of the original machinery and equipment has been

of the property prior to its designation as "Surplus". Sub-

NOTE: This plant description is based upon the wartime use

road.

UTILITIES: City and local utilty company. TRANSPORTATION: Spur tracks of Pere Marquette Rail-

Detroit O. R. P. D.-Brochure available.

Aircraft Parts Plant
Surplus
Bellevue Avenue,

Surplus

Machine Tool Plant
28,200 sq. ft.
Hanchett Manufacturing Company,

Detroit, Michigan.-Plancor 178.

Baldwin Street,
Big Rapids, Michigan.-Plancor 769.

Ceilng clearance 18'.

LAND: Area 0.51 acre. BUILDING: One story, brick and masonry walls, steel sash.

LAND: One acre. BUILDING: Total area 28,200 sq. ft., clearance 23., brick
walls. Sprinklered.

shapers, cold heaters; also electric tempering, hardening and

MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Lathes, grinders, saws,

draw furnaces, quench tanks, etc.

MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Boring, drillng, grinding, miling machines, jacks, grinders, etc. One 20-ton traveling crane, four semi-gantry cranes and hoists; one 12-ton

Laboratory and testing equipment including extensometers,

testing machines, binocular microscope, etc.

chain hoist and trolley, six I-ton bridge hoists.

UTILITIES: City and local utilty company. Detroit O. R. P. D.-Brochure a.vailable.

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Cafeteria Building

Steel Foundry
720 tons per year.

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1,474 sq. ft. Kaydon Engineering Corporation, Muskegon Airport,

Muskegon Heights, Michigan.-Plancor 2171. LAND: Three acres. BUILDING: Cafeteria, brick and steel construction, ceiling
12'. Sprinklered. Capacity 175 people.

Michigan Steel Castings Company, 1971 Guoin Street, Detroit, Michigàn.-Plancor 440.

Machine Tool Plant
70,0 sq. ft. Micromatic Hone Corporation Detroit, Michigan.-Plancor 647.

MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Numerous items of cafeteria and kitchen equipment.

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UTILITIES: Water from well on site.
Power, light from local utilty companies.
Detroit O. R. P. D.

Chemical Plant

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112,0 sq. ft.

Ordnance Plant
33,300 sq. ft.

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Kelsey-Hayes Wheel Company 13101 Eckles Road
Plymouth, Michigan.-Plancor 148.

Midland CWS Plant Dow Chemical Company

Midland, Michigan.-Army.

Service Building

Surplus
20,960 sq. ft.

Machine Tool Plant
11,800 sq. ft.
Morton Manufacturing Company,

Surplus

Lakey Foundry and Machine Company, Muskegon, Michigan.-Plancor 2010.

LAND: 88' by 138' building site, and parking lot 150' by 150'.

terior walls concrete masonry with brick facing on Water
Street side. Basement ceilng height 8', first floor 9'.

BUILDING: One story with full basement, 80' by 131'. Ex-

Broadway and Hoyt Streets, Muskegon Heights, Michigan.-Plancor 509. Designed for manufacture of component parts of medium or
heavy machinery.

LAND: 0.32 acre. .

MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Furniture and fixtures
and numerous items of kitchen and cafeteria equipment, X-ray
and first aid equipment.

existing building. Steel frame and brick walls, steel sash;
clearance 46'; 36' from floor to 40 ton traveling crane. Sprin-

BUILDINGS: One-story, forming 65' by 181' extension to aii

UTILITIES: City and local utilty companies. TRANSPORTATION: Spur track on site. Detroit O. R. P. D.-Brochure available.

klered.

Chemicals
Lapaco Chemicals, Inc.

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MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Boring, driling, gear cutting, miling and planning machines, lathes, etc. UTILITIES: City and local utilty company. TRANSPORTATION: Spur track serves site. Detroit O. R. P. D.-Brochure available.

Lansing, Michigan.-Navy.-NORD 1183.

Warehouse
76,161 sq. ft.

Aluminum Powder Plant Surplus
27,120,00 Ibs. per year.
McAleer Manufacturing Company,
Rochester, Michigan.-Plancor 2151.

Mound Road Boxing Plant,
Fargo Motors Corporation, 21500 Mound Road,

PLANT: Land, buildings, machinery and equipment to manufacture aluminum powder.

LAND: About 5 acres. BUILDINGS: Total area 12,000 sq. ft. Consists of several manufacturing and utilty buildings of either wood frame or
concrete block construction.
hoppers, screener, etc.

Centerline, Michigan.-Army. Designed to box trucks. LAND: 12.2 acres, leased. The lease is qualified.

two-ply asphalt buil-up roof, jib cranes near spur track,
bridge cranes installed, bays 35' by 35'.

concrete slab floor, wood frame, wood walls, ceilng height 16',

BUILDINGS: Boxing Bldg. No.1, one story, 74,184 sq. ft.,
Boiler House No.2, one story, 1,728 sq. ft., same construction,

MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Reverberatory aluminum
melting furnace, after coolers, dust collectors, compressors,

UTILITIES: Municipality and local utilty company. Detroit O. R. P. D.-Brochure available.
Floss Processing Plant
47,500 sq. ft. Milkweed Floss Corporation of America
Petoskey, Michigan.-Plancor 1904.

except ceilng height is 15'. Three miscellaneous small buildings combined area 1,977 sq. ft.

cranes, cranefalls, cutters, hoists, trolleys, conveyors, and necessary motors and other handlin~ equipment with complement

MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Jib, bridge, crawler

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of portable tools, automotive equipment, dies, jigs and fixtures. Also all necessary timing, recording and storing fixtures.

UTILITIES: City and local utilty companies. TRANSPORTATION: Spur from N. Y. Central R. R.
Detroit O. R. P. D.-Brochure available (AP-25).

Aircraft Parts Plant
51,100 sq. ft. Michigan Tool Company,

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Brass Extrusion Plant
6,0,00 Ibs. ros per month.

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8 Mile Road and Reid Highway, Detroit, Michigan.-Plancor 375.

Mueller Brass Company,
Port Huron, Michigan.-Plancor 1969.

86 (Michigan)

Machine Shop
12,700 s... ft.

Surplus

Aircraft Engine Research Buildings
50,0 sq. ft.
Packard Motor Car Company

Muskegon Motor Specialties Company,
Seventh Street and Dale Avenue,
Muskegon, Michigan.-Plancor 1262.

LAND: 1.34 acres.
trusses and deck, wood surfaced floors. Clearance 14'.

BUILDING: One-story machine shop, brick walls, wood
UTILITIES: City and public utilty companies.

Wilow Run, Michigan.-Plancor 2294. LAND: About 23% acres. BUILDINGS: Main Building consists of hangar, offce and
shop, boiler and store rooms.

Hangar portion is one-story 162' by 162', clearance 35', area

Detroit O. R. P. D,-Brochure o,i,ailable.

Rotor Test Building
5,200 sq. ft. Nash-Kelvinator Corporation, 14250 Plymouth Road,
of helicopters.

Surplus

walls are cinder block with brick facing. Radiant floor heating by low pressure steam supplied by 200 h.p. oil fired boiler. Deluge sprinkler system. Offce and Shop Area is two-story structure 61' by 152', with
a 42' by 67' penthouse and a 16' by 18' elevated observation

26,400 sq. ft. Concrete floor, steel roof trusses span 158'. Hangar doors are canopy type, electrically operated. Extrior

tower. Exterior walls are cinder block, brick, glass block; floors
are poured concrete slab. Clearance first floor 14', second floor

Detroit, Michigan.-Plancor 2003. Designed for testing rotor blades and augmenting production

12'. Area 21,600 sq. ft.

Boiler and Store Room is one-story, 22' by 70', and cinder block
walls; concrete floor. Clearance 19'.

LAND: About one acre. BUILDING: Erected for testing purposes, octagonal in shape, 93' diameter. Construction structural steel and reinforced concrete. Clearance 45'.

Pump House, 22' by 32', of masonry construction.

Minor buildings include Guard House, 12' by 12' and Fire

cators, calibration chamber, etc. Also machine tools.
Air Base.

MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Scales, cameras, indi-

etc. Testing equipment consists of special equipment for "Rotab" test. Also furniture and fixtures.

MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Machine tools and other items including battery charger, hoists, paint booth, stands,

UTILITIES: Water from adjacent Army Air Base. Sanitary sewer is connected to pumping station of the Army
Power and light from local utilty company. Detroit O. R. P. D.-Brochure available.

NOTE: This plant description is based upon the wartime use
of the property prior to its designation as "Surplus". Subse-

quently, however, the independent disposal of the machinery

and equipment has been authorized, and it is possible that all
removed.

or part of the original maèhinery and equipment has been

Bus Terminal
14,8 s... ft.
Peoples Transport Corporation,

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UTILITIES: City and local utilty companies.
Detroit O. R. P. D.

Muskegon, Michigan..~-Plancor 2044.

Aircraft Parts Plant
586,500 sq. ft.
N ash-Kelvinator Corporation,

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6,700 s... ft.
Plymouth Stel Company
Detroit, Michigan.-Plancor 1704.

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Lansing, Michigan.-Plancor 175.

Aircraft Parts Plant
453,0 s... ft.
N ash-Kelvinator Corporation,

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Machine Tool Plant
13,700 sq. ft.
Putnam Tool Company,
2981 Charlevoix Avenue,

Surplus

1331 South Cedar Street,
Lansing, Michigan.-Plancor 122.

Engine Test Building
82,0 sq. ft.
Packard Motor Car Company,

Surplus

Mt. Ellott and Harper Avenues Detroit, Michigan.-Plancor 978. LAND: 1.6 acres leased.

Detroit, Michigan.-Plancor 678. LAND: % acre. BUILDING: One story, 100' by 137', steel frame, concrete block walls, clearances 21' and 13'8". Adjacent building of

Clearances 15', 21', 22', steel sash, masonry walls, steel trusses.

BUILDING: Building is extension to building of others.

MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Boring machines, broach. ing machines, planers, spray booths, exhaust systems, drying
systems, ovens, photographic equipment, calibrating apparatus,

building. No separating wall between the buildings. MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Grinding and milHng machines, lathes, etc. UTILITIES: City and local utilty company. Detroit O. R. P. D.-Brochure available.

others extends to a 20' common alley and connects with this

quently, however, the independent disposal of the machinery

air filters, welding equipment, etc. Also eighteen small traveling cranes, one crane, electric hoists, and air hoists. NOTE: This plant description is based upon the wartime use of the property, prior to its designation as "Surplus". Subse-

Chemical Plant, Di Methyl Phthalate Sold
416,0 Ibs. per montJi. Reichhold Chemicals, Inc.

and equipment has been authorized, and it is possible that all
or part of the original machinery and equipment has been

Woodward Heights Boulevard, Detroit, Michigan.Plancor 1878.

removed.

UTILITIES: Water and sewage disposal by city. Power and light from private plant of others. Gas from local utility company. TRANSPORTATION: Sidings of New York Central R. R. Detroit O. R. P. D.-Brochure available.

Industrial Equipment Plant
6,00 sq. ft.
Ross Carrier Company
Benton Harbor, Michigan.-Plancor 1955.

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Steel Plant Facilties
75,0 sq. ft. Rotary Electric Steel Company,
21400 Mound Road,

Surplus Plywood Plant

43,3 sq. ft.
Timbeam, Inc.

4086 Michigan Avenue, Detroit, Michigan.Plancor 1664.

Detroit, Michigan.-Plancor 1311. Designed to augment lessee's facilties for production of steel ingots from low grade scrap. LAND: About 2 acres, leased, in various parcels within lessee's plant.

Designed to produce plywood and wood structural members. LAND: 3 acres. BUILDINGS: Three buildings, total 43,300 sq. ft., of brick
mil type construction, clearances 16' to 24'. One 5-ton bridge

BUILDINGS: Hot Metal and Scrap Storage Building, Chipping Building, Briquetting Building, Crusher Building, Cupola Building. Also a cooling tower and two electric switch houses. First two buildings are extensions to lessee's structures, total area 53,000 sq. ft., structural steel, metal siding. Other buildings are independent new structures, 22,000 sq. ft., concrete block walls and concrete construction.

crane.

MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Three 10-ton and one
25-ton traveling cranes and cupola, hot blast, complete with accssories, two briquetting machiaes, three hydraulic briquet-

UTILITIES: City and public utility companies. TRANSPORTATION: Two spur tracks of Michigan Central and New York Central R. R. Detl'oit O. R. P. D.-Brochure available.

ting presses, three crushers, hammer, three 50-ton ladles,

one 90-ton railroad scale, one 50-ton railroad scale, one skip

Steel Forging Plant
148,0 sq. ft. Timken Detroit Axle Company Melvindale, Michigan.-Army. Designed for production of drop and upset forgings.

Surplus

car, one car spotter, two 65" magnets, feeder and elevator, dust collecting system, one 6-ton gas locomotive, one 50-ton rebuilt steam locomotive and six gondola cars, etc.

UTILITIES: City and local utilty companies. TRANSPORTATION: Siding into plant. Detroit O. R. P. D.-Brochure available.

LAND: About 11¥. acres. BUILDINGS: Building No.1, 5,400 sq. ft., clearances 24'8" and 12'5". Concrete floor, steel framing, concrete block walls,

Heat Treating Plant
7,480 sq. ft.
Sal-Way Steel Treating Company,

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concrete decks.

ing, wood siding. Building No.3, two story, area 34,900 sq. ft. (First floor 27,200

Building No.2, area 14,700 sq. ft. Concrete floor, steel fram-

14034 Woodrow Wilson Boulevard,
Detroit, Michigan.--Plancor 1017.

sq. ft., second floor 7,700 sq. ft.). Clearances from 10' to 21', concrete floor, steel framing, wood siding. Three 5-ton cranes
installed.

Machine Shop

15,6 sq. ft.

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Building No.4, two story, area 9,200 sq. ft. each floor.) Clearances 11'8" and 10'8". (16' in die shop.) Concrete first floor,
wood second floor, wood framing.

S & STool & Manufacturing Company,
19720 West Eight Mile Road,

Detroit, Michigan.-Plancor 914.

Building No.5, one story, area 33,000 sq. ft. Clearance center aisle 30' under crane, sides 12', floor of paving brick and concrete, steel framing, corrugated asbestos siding. Contains one 40-ton, and one 5-ton cranes. Building No.6, one story, area'18,500 sq. ft. Clearance 25'5",
floor of acid resistant brick and concrete, reinforced concrete

Aircaft Engine Parts Plant (Piston rings)
102,700 sq. ft.

beam and slab deck, concrete block walls. Contains one 7¥.ton crane.

Sealed Power Corporation, Muskegon Heights, Michigan.-Plancor 871.

Building No.7, one story, 24,000 sq. ft. Clearance 25' under crane, construction similar to No.5. Contains two 5-ton cranes.
Building No.8, area 3,400 sq. ft. Clearance 12'3" to 22', concrete floor, wood construction. Building No.9, area 1,500 sq. ft. Clearance 12'5", concrete floor,

LAND: Two parcels about ¥. city block apart. First parcel is approximately 1.57 acres bounded by four city streets and
entirely occupied by building. Second parcel, approximately

1.69 acres, used as a parking lot. BUILDING: Consists of manufacturing section and offce extension, total floor area 102,700 sq. ft. Manufacturing section is monitor type building, one story with mezzanine, steel framing, brick exterior walls with steel sash. 11' and 21' ceilngs.

wood construction. Buildings No. 10 to 15, inc., total area about 3,000 sq. ft. MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Wheelabrator tumblasts ;
miscellaneous small furnaces; heating furnaces, slot type

forge; hardening furnaces, continuous tray pushers; 2 draw furnaces; bilet shears; pickling machine; normalizing furnaces

MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Grinders, lathes, miling
machines, etc.

UTILITIES: City and local utilty company. Detroit O. R. P. D.-Brochure available.
Machine Tool Plant
8,500 sq. ft. Super Tool Company, 21650 Hoover Road, Warren Township, Macomb County, Michigan.-Plancor 952.

tons) ; forging machines; hammers (4,0001bs. to 7,500 lbs.); magnets; etc. Machine Tools: (saws, engine lathes, radial drils, shapers, surface grinder, die sinkers, milers., planers, driling machines,
etc.)

(3,450 lbs';hr.); trim presses; straightening presses (100

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UTILITIES: City and local utilty companies. TRANSPORTATION: Plant is within the Lincoln Yard of
the Pennsylvania, Ohio and Detroit Railroad Co.
This plant has been leased for a period of 9 years. Negotia-

tions may be entered into for its purchase sub.iect to the provisions of the lease in effect.

Detroit O. R. P. D.-Brochure (AP-Ba).

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Ordnance Parts Plant Surplus
293,800 sq. ft.

sq. ft.

Connecting Building, Boiler House, and Garage Building, 26,000

Timken Detroit Axle Company Clark Avenue and Jefferson Avenue Detroit, Michigan.-Army.
Used for manufacture of

All buildings sprinklered.
MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Machine Tools :

grinding machines, screw machines, arbor presses, plating
equipment, five 5-ton cranes, etc.

Lathes,

years ago and were rehabiltated. LAND: About 9% acres. BUILDINGS: 4 story, area 110,212 sq. ft. Clearances 13' to
elevators. Water tower mounted on north end of building.

axles.

Buildings erected about 25

UTILITIES: City and local utilty company. Detroit O. R. P. D.-Brochure available.

14', reinforced concrete construction (flat slab) throughout.

Heavy duty composition floor finish, brick spandrel walls,
sprinkler system. One 10,OOO-lb. and one 20,OOO-lb. capacity

Aircraft Parts Plant (Hydraulic Equipment)
90,0 sq. ft.
Vickers, Inc.

Building No.4, Manufacturing Building; five story, area 148,500 sq. ft., clearances 12' to 14'. Second, fourth and fifth floors have wood block finish, brick spandrel walls, reinforced con-

framing; reinforced concrete for fourth and fifth floors; concrete roof; sprinklered. One 2-ton crane and one 3%-ton crane
on first floor. An 8,000-lb. and a 20,000-lb. elevator installed.

crete floors. First, second, third floors have structural steel

Building No.5, Pickling Building; one story, area 4,400 sq. ft., clearance 26'6"; concrete floor; steel framing, corrugated steel
framing and trusses; wood deck, built-up roofing; incandescent lighting. Contains 3 boilers. Coal is fed to stokers by a

420'. One story, and mezzanine of about 5,000 sq. ft. Steel framing, brick walls, steel sash. MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Lathes, dril presses,
and testing equipment.

Detroit, Michigan.~Plancor 41. LAND: Approximately 2.1 acres. BUILDING: Extension to existing building of others, 200' by

arbor presses, ovens, sand blast cabinet, etc. Varied laboratory

Building No.7, Power House; total area 28,500 sq. ft. Basement and 2 story, clearances 7' to 40'; concrete floors, steel
10-ton crane.

siding.

UTILITIES: City and local utilty company. TRANSPORTATION: Spur track from Belt Line R. R. Detroit O. R. P. D.-Brochure available.

conveyor which is fed by a 2-ton crane. Machine room has a

MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Lathes, dril presses,
miling machine, grinders, driling machines, gear machines,

Machine Tool Plant
48,6 sq. ft.
Vinco Corporation, Schaefer Highway and Joy Road,

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shapers, chucking machines, screw machines, nobbing machines,
broaching machines, boring machines, furnaces: wheelabrator

turnblast, quenching machine, spray booth, embossing press,
presses (35 ton), washing machine, welding machine, etc.

Detroit, Michigan.-Plancor 560.

UTILITIES: City and local utilty companies.
TRANSPORTATION: Pere Marquette R. R. and Wabash R. R.
visions of the lease in effect.

Machine Tool Plant
41,0 sq. ft.
Wickes Brothers
Saginaw, Michigan.-Plancor 582.

Surplus

tions may be entered into for its purchase subject to the pro-

This plant has been leased for a period of 3 years. Negotia-

Detroit O. R. P. D.-Brochure available (AP-75).

Ordnance Proving Ground Surplus
15,3 sq. ft.
Utica Proving Ground, Chrysler Corporation,

structural steel framing, brick walls.

LAND: 1.23 acres (leased). BUILDING: Manufacturing Building, clearances 39' and 18';

MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Dril presses, grinding and miling machines, gear cutters, heat treating units, rectifier, transfer car, vises, etc. Seven traveling cranes and twenty
jib cranes.

2 miles north of Utica, Michigan.-Army.
U sed to repair and test armored tanks.

NOTE: This plant description is based upon the wartime use
of the property prior to its designation as "Surplus". Subse-

quently, however, the independent disposal of the machinery

LAND: About 2 %, acres, leased.
ances 14' and 21', concrete slab on ground, cement finish, wood
timber framing, 12" concrete block walls, wood deck.

and equipment has been authorized, and it is possible that all
removed.

BUILDING: Tank Service Building No.1, one story, clear-

or part of the original machinery and equipment has been

etc. One 5-ton electric crane installed.

MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Portable equipment including jacks, hoist, Load-O-Meter, grinder, computing pump,

UTILITIES: City and public utilty company. TRANSPORTATION: Spur track of Pere Marquette R. R. Detroit O. R. P. D.-Brochure available.

storage tank. Drinking water from well.

UTILITIES: Water pumped from nearby lake to elevated
Septic tank on site.

Aircraft Parts Plant
41,100 sq. ft.

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Power and light from local utilty companies.

Detroit O. R. P. D.-Brochure available (AP-93).

Woodall Ind., Inc.,

Detroit, Michigan.-Plancor 946.

Aircraft Parts Plant (Hydraulic Equipment)
482,00 sq. ft.

Machine Tool Plant
20,800 sq. ft.
N. A. Woodworth Company,
Ferndale, Michigan.-Plancor 771.

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Vickers, Inc.,
Eight Mile Road and Hubbell Road, Royal Oak, Michigan.-Plancor 310.

mately 400' by 900', with mezzanine. Manufacturing area 360,-

LAND: 75 acres. BUILDINGS: Manufacturing Building, one story, approxi-

Aircraft Engine Parts Plant
130,0 sq. ft. N. A. Woodworth Company,
1365 Jarvis A venue,

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000 sq. ft., mezzanine area 63,570 sq. ft., clearance in factory 20'. Steel frame, brick walls, steel sash. Offce Building, two story, 40' by 400'. Floor area 32,000 sq. ft.

Detroit, Michigan.-Plancor 58.

(Minnesta) 89

MINNESOTA
Blast Furnace
266,0 tons per year.
American Steel and Wire Company of New Jersey
Duluth, Minnesota.-Plancor 686.

Surplus Hemp Mil

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31,0 sq. ft.

Commodity Credit Corporation,
Bird Island, Minnesota.-Plancor 1531-15.

Designed to augment lessee's production of pig iron. LAND: Three tracts totallng about three acres within boundaries of lessee's plant. About 0.18 acres in addition are leased. BUILDINGS: Eight government owned and constructed buildings, consisting of boiler house, boiler pump house, cast house, service building, blast furnace pump house, substation building,
stock house and hoist house building and offce building and

Hemp Mil Surplus
31,0 sq. ft.
Commodity Credit Corporation,
Hutchinson, Minnesota.-Plancor 1531-16.

garage. Total floor area about 40,000 sq. ft. Mil type construction with
structural steel framing with

concrete block walls.

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Designed for producing and rough processing hemp fiber and

MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Production equipment
includes blast furnace and auxilaries, two locomotive cranes,

LAND: 46 acres.

BUILDINGS: Straw Storage Building, area 5,880 sq. ft.,
clearance 16'6"; block walls, gravel floor, clear span wood bowstring roof trusses. Dryer Building, double deck construction, each deck divided
block walls; area 7,480 sq. ft.
into three spaces to serve as air ducts for dryers; concrete

scale cars, five open top hot metal cars, five steel ladles, thirty steel dump hopper ore cars.
lessee.

Diesel locomotive, eight automatic air dump cars, two electric

UTILITIES: Water from City and pumped from river by

Power and light from local utilty company. TRANSPORTATION: Railroad spur track. Minneapolis O. R. P. D.-Brochure available.

Mil Building, floor area 7,200 sq. ft., concrete block walls and floor, wood bowstring trusses. Bale Storage Building, floor area 6,376 sq. ft., similar to Mil
Building.
floor area 6,470 sq. ft. Clearances 9', 10', 30'.

Boiler House Shop Building, Locker, and Offce Building, total

Shipyard Surplus
Barnes-Dulutp. Shipbuilding Company,
Duluth, Minnesota.-Plancor 297.

Land, buildings, slips and docks, and machinery and equipment
for production of coastal tankers. One boat can be completed

MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Hemp harvesters, gathering binders, scutchers, hemp breakers, hemp dryer units, baling press, trucks and trailers, steam engine, etc. UTILITIES: Water from deep well on site. Sewage disposal system on site. Power and light from local utilty.
visions of the lease in effect.

about every forty-five days. LAND: About 9.7 acres including slips and docks. BUILDINGS: Moldloft, Carpenter Shop, Wood frame, twostory, area 20,450 sq. ft. Tool Shop, reinforced concrete, onestory, area 6,100 sq. ft. Blacksmith Shop, Stores, wood con-

tions may be entered into for its purchase subject to the pro-

This plant has been leased for a period of one year. Negotia-

Minneapolis O. R. P. D.-Brochure available.

machines, cranes, flat cars, wood-working machines, oxygen

struction, two-story, area 9,900 sq. ft. MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Bending slabs, welding
and acetylene cutting equipment, hoists, jacks, drils, etc. UTILITIES: City and public utilty company. TRANSPORTATION: Northern Pacific Railroad adjoins site.

Hemp Mil
31,00 sq. ft. Commodity Credit Corporation,
Lake Lilian, Minnesota.-Plancor 1531-20.

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Minneapolis O. R.. P. D.-Brochure available.

Hemp Mil Sold
31,00 sq. ft. Commodity Credit Corporation,
Grove City, Minnesota.-Plancor 1631-21.

Ordnance Parts Plant
34,00 sq. ft. Brown & Bigelow, Inc.,
410 North Hamline Avenue,

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St. Paul, Minnesota.-Army.

Hemp Mil Surplus
31,0 sq. ft.
Commodity Credit Corporation,

Warehouse
8,700 sq. ft. Char-Gale Manufacturing Company

Surplus

Sherburn, Minnesota.-Plancor 1631-31.

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Designed for producing and rough processing hemp fiber and
LAND: 40 acres.
clearance 15'6"; block walls, gravel floor, clear span wood bowstring roof trusses.

St. Cloud, Minnesota.-Plancor 2268. LAND: About * acre leased for 25 years. BUILDING: An extension to lessee structure, consists of a one story warehouse 85' by 105', area 8,700 sq. ft., clearance
12' and 9'. Mil type construction with concrete block walls,

BUILDINGS: Straw Storage Building, area 5,880 sq. ft.,

Dryer Building, double deck construction, each deck divided
into three spaces to serve as air ducts for dryers; concrete

concrete floor, timber framing and wood deck.

UTILITIES: City and local utilty company through lessee
facilities.

block walls; area 7,480 sq. ft. Mil Building, floor area 7,200 sq. ft., concrete block walls and
floor, wood bowstring trusses.

Bale Storage Building, floor area 5,376 sq. ft., similar to Mil

tions may be entered into for its purchase subject to the provisions of the lease in effect.

This plant has been leased for a period of 2 years. Negotia-

Building. Boiler House, Shop Building, Locker, and Offce Building, total floor area 5,470 sq. ft. Clearances 9', 10', 30'.

Minneapolis O. R. P. D.-Brochure available.

MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Hemp harvesters, gath-

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baling press, trucks and trailers, steam engine, etc. UTILITIES: Water from deep well on site. Sewage disposal system on site. Power and light from local utilty. Minneapolis O. R. P. D.-Brochure available.
Hemp Mil

ering binders, scutchers, hemp breakers, hemp dryer units,

into three spaces to serve as air ducts for drers; concrete

block walls; area 7,480 sq. ft. Mil Building, floor area 7,200 sq. ft., concrete block walls and
floor, wood bowstring trusses.

Building. Boiler House, Shop Building, Locker, and Offce Building, total floor area 5,470 sq. ft. Clearances 9', 10', 30'.

Bale Storage Building, floor area 5,376 sq. ft., similar to Mil

31,0 sq. ft.
Commodity Credit Corporation,
Wells, Minnesota.-Plancor 1531-32.

Surplus

Designed for producing' and rough processing hemp fiber and tow.

LAND: 40 acres.
clearance 15'6"; block walls, gravel floor, clear span wood bowstring roof trusses.

baling press, trucks and trailers, steam engine, etc. UTILITIES: Water from deep well on site. Sewage disposal system on site. Power and light from local utilty. Minneapolis O. R. P. D.-Brochure a1,ailable.
Hemp Mil

MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Hemp harvesters, gathering binders, scutchers, hemp breakers, hemp dryer units,

BUILDINGS: Straw Storage Building, area 5,880 sq. ft.,

Dryer Building, double deck construction, each deck divided
tow.

31,0 sq. ft.
Commodity Credit Corporation,
New Richland, Minnesota.-Plancor 1531-36.

Surplus

into three spaces to serve as air ducts for dryers; concrete

floor, wood bowstring trusses.

block walls; area 7,480 sq. ft. Mil Building, floor area 7,200 sq. ft., concrete block walls and

Designed for producing and rough processing hemp fiber and
LAND: 40 acres.
clearance 15'6" ; block walls, gravel floor, clear span wood bowstring roof trusses.

Bale Storage Building, floor area 5,376 sq. ft., similar to Mil
Building.

floor area 6,470 sq. ft. Clearances 9', 10', 30'.

Boiler House, Shop Building, Locker, and Offce Building, total

BUILDINGS: Straw Storage Building, area 5,880 sq. ft.,

MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Hemp harvesters, gathering binders, scutchers, hemp breakers, hemp dryer units,
baling press, trucks and trailers, steam engine, etc.

Dryer Building, double deck construction, each deck divided

into three spaces to serve as air ducts for dryers; concrete

UTILITIES: Water from deep well on site. Sewage disposal system on site. Power and light from local utilty. Minneapolis O. R. P. D.-Brochure available.
Hemp Mil

floor area 5,470 sq. ft. Clearances 9', 10', 30'.

block walls; area 7,480 sq. ft. Mil Buildirig, floor area 7,200 sq. ft., concrete block wallß and floor, wood bowstring trusses. Bale Storage Building, floor area 5,376 sq. ft., similar to Mil Building. Boiler House, Shop Building, Locker, and Offce Building, total

31,0 sq. ft.
Commodity Credit Corporation,
Mapleton, Minnesota.-Plancor 1531-33.

Surplus

tow.

Designed for producing and rough processing hemp fiber and
LAND: 40 acres.

MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Hemp harvesters, gathering binders, scutchers, hemp breakers, hemp dryer units, baling press, trucks and trailers, steam engine, etc. UTILITIES: Water from deep well on site. Sewage disposal system on site. Power and light from local utilty. Minneapolis O. R. P. D.-Brochure available.

clearance 15'6"; block walls, gravel floor, clear span wood bowstring roof trusses.

BUILDINGS: Straw Storage Building, area 5,880 sq. ft.,

Hemp Mil
31,0 sq. ft.
Commodity Credit Corporation,
Jackson, Minnesota.-Plancor 1531-36.

Surplus

Dryer Building, double deck construction, each deck divided
tow.

into three spaces to serve as air ducts for dryers; concrete

block walls; area 7,480 sq. ft. Mil Building, floor area 7,200.sq. ft., concrete block walls and
floor, wood bowstring trusses.
Bale Storage Building, floor area

Designed for producing and rough processing hemp fiber and
LAND: 40 acres.
clearance 16'6"; block walls, gravel floor, clear span woo bowstring roof trusses.

floor area 5,470 sq. ft. Clearances 9', 10', 30'.

Boiler House, Shop Building, Locker, and Offce Building, total

Building.

5,376 sq. ft., similar to Mil

BUILDINGS: Straw Storage Building, area 5,880 sq. ft.,

MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Hemp harvesters, gathering binders, scutchers, hemp breakers, hemp dryer units, baling press, trucks and trailers, steam engine, etc. UTILITIES: Water from deep well on site. Sewage disposal system on site. Power and light from local utilty. Minneapolis O. R. P. D.-Brochure ava.ilable.
Hemp Mil
31,00 sq. ft. Commodity Credit Corporation,
Blooming Prairie, Minnesota.-Plancor 1531-34.

Dryer Building, double deck construction, each deck divided

into three spaces to serve as air ducts for dryers; concrete

block walls; area 7,480 sq. ft. Mil Building, floor area 7.200 sq. ft., concrete block walls and
floor, wood bowstring trusses.

floor area 5,470 sq. ft. Clearances 9', 10', 80'.

Building. Boiler House, Shop Building, Locker, and Offce Building, total

Bale Storage Building, floor area 5,376 sq. ft., similar to Mil

Surplus

tow.

Designed for producing and rough processing hemp fiber and
LAND: 40 acres.

baling press, trucks and trailers, steam engine, etc. UTILITIES: Water from deep well on site. Sewage disposal system on site. Power and light from local utilty. Minneapolis O. R. P. D.-Brochure a.vailable.

MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Hemp harvesters, gathering binders, scutchers, hemp breakers, hemp dryer units,

clearance 15'6"; block walls, gravel floor, clear span wood bowstring roof trusses.

BUILDINGS: Straw Storage Building, area 5,880 sq. ft.,

Hemp Mil
31,0 sq. ft.
Commodity Credit Corporation,
Montgomery, Minnesota..,Plancor 1531-41.

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Dryer Building, double deck construction, each deck divided

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Ordnance Plant
97,600 sq. ft.

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gated asbestos walls and roofing. The three boilng tub houses, each with 43,642 sq. ft. floor area; the pulping houses, each

Como Forging Plant, Minneapolis-Moline Power Implement Company St. Paul, Minnesota.-Arm~'.

with 16,300 sq. ft. area; the poacher tub houses, each with

27,375 sq. ft. area; the blending tub and wringer houses each
with 11,960 sq. ft area, together with other miscellaneous buildings in this area, are all of wood frame construction.
been dismantled.
Buildings for D, E and F lines were not completed and have

Explosives Plant
2,684,0 sq. ft.
Gopher Ordnance Works.

Surplus

E. 1. duPont deNemours and Company,

St. Paul, Minnesota.-Army.
diphenylamine, and oleum. Plant was never in actual opera-

Designed to manufacture nitrocellulose smokeless powder,

tion, and buildings and equipment are in various points of
completion, i.e. from started to completed. LAND: About 12,120 acres. BUILDINGS: Total combined area about 2,684,000 sq. ft. N.umber of buildings, 684.

The Powder Manufacturing area for A, Band C lines contains the buildings and equipment for forming, manufacturing, processing and packing the smokeless powder. The buildings are all of special design. The Recovery area virtually forms a part of the powder manufacturing area and contains the buildings and equipment for solvent recovery. All of the buildings and much of the equipment in the Recovery areas are of special design. MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Building Group No. 100:
cotton dryer, picker and feeder, boilng tubs, Jordan engines,

Cyclones, tanks, agitators, motors, pumps, blowers, conveyors,

poacher tubs, vacuum filters, screens, wringers, wood pulp

dwellngs and ten-story dwellngs complete with garages and all service facilties constructed in this area. Water and electricity are supplied by connection to the utilties at Rosemont.

The staff residence area has fifteen one-story, bungalow-type

shredders, pulp dryers, etc. Building Group No. 200: Tanks, tank scales, and varied other scales, dehydrating presses, pumps, filters, breakers, elevators,
bers, strippers, Horton storage tanks, ether boilers, powder
tank agitators, alcohol columns, precoolers, condensers, scrub-

Each dwellng has its own septic tank. The buildings are well

mixers and macerators, hydraulic vertical blocking presses, blending hoppers, compressors, finishing presses, cutting rna.

designed, wood-frame construction. In addition to the houses
constructed in the staff residence area, there are a considerable

number of substantial dwellngs on the project area which were
there when the property was acquired and which have been

chines, powder sifters, hoists, motors, etc. Building Group No. 300: Low pressure ammonia storage tanks, varied tanks, ammonia condensers, ammonia compressors, recovery filters, surge pots, etc.

retained. These buildings, with many of the out buildings, are

suitable for residence and farm occupancy.

The administration area contains the main offce or adminis-

Building Group No. 900: Tanks, pumps, scales, turn-tables, screens, coolers, scrubbers, absorbers, columns, etc. Location: 300 B area. One Sulphuric Acid Concentrating Unit No. 10,
Chemical S.A.C., with cottrell of lead extruded tubes. Rated

tration building, a two-story wood frame building with 110,090 sq. ft. of floor area; employment building with 20,447 sq. ft.

floor area; cafeteria building with 10,320 sq. ft. floor area;

capacity based on tons of 100% sulphuric acid for various concentrations; from 125 to 138 tons per 24-hour day.

guard quarters 14,483 sq. ft. and other miscellaneous buildings.

mil and machine shop, 18,080 sq. ft.; pipe shop, 17,630 sq. ft.; automotive repair shop, 19,110 sq. ft.; truck storage building, 15,760 sq. ft., and other miscellaneous shop and storage buildings, all of wood frame construction. The service area is served by trucking roads and railroad sidings. The railroad classification yard, pole yard and salvage yard are located adjacent to and between the two main manufacturing areas.

The service area contains the carpenter shop, 21,600 sq. ft.,

ers, lathes, shaper, shears, and many portable tools.

Maintenance equipment in machine shop includes drils, grind-

NOTE: This plant description is based upon the wartime use
of the property prior to its designation as "Surplus". Subse-

quently, however, the independent disposal of the machinery
removed.

and equipment has been authorized, and it is possible that all

or part of the original machinery and equipment has ben

houses: wood frame structure 30' by 62' each. There is also a group of 8 DNT storage buildings of igloo type, each 34' by 76'. All buildings in the explosives storage and shipping area
are served by trucking roads.

The explosives storage and shipping area contains 96 shipping

wells. Raw water for use of plant is pumped from Mississippi River.

UTILITIES: Water from two deep wells and two Ranney

The river pump house, also the pump houses at the various
wells, the reservoirs, settling basins, etc., are well designed

Sewage disposal plant on site. Power and light from local utilty companies. TRANSPORTATION: Spur tracks to Minneapolis, St. Paul
and Pacific R. R.
Minneapolis O. R. P. D.-Brochure ávailable (AP-SO).

and of permanent construction. With the distributing pipe
system and tanks they serve the entire developed area of the

project. Power House (Building 401A) is located adjacent to the nitrocellulose lines A, B, and C and the acid area. This power

Precision Instrument Plant
134,270 sq. ft.

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house is equipped with five boilers with a total capacity of 950,000 lbs. of steam per hour at 500 lbs. psi., using Ilinois bituminous coaL. This power house, with its auxilary buildings and equipment, is well designed with steel frame and masonry walls. Power House (Building 401 B) was not completed and a portion of the construction was dismantled.

Minneapolis-Honeywell Regulator Company, Buzza Plant,

Lake Street, Minneapolis, Minnesota.-Army.

The Acid area contains the acid-producing and concentrating

buildings and equipment for supplying the requirements of the Smokeless Powder Plant. In this area are also the Ammonia Oxidation plant, and the Oleum plant. Much of the construc-

Aircraft Parts Plant
47,800 sq. ft. Minneapolis-Honeywell Regulator Company,
Minneapolis, Minnesota.-Plancor 844.

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tion in the acid area is necessarily of permanent type. The structures and much of the equipment are of special design and construction suitable only for the purposes for which they were built. The majority of the structures adjacent to D, E,
and F lines either were not. completed or have been dismantled.

Aircraft Modification Plant
297,00 sq. ft.

with 22,976 sq. ft. floor area, the cotton and wood' pulp dry
wooden structures.

The Cotton area contains the three cotton storehouses each

houses and other miscellaneous buildings. The cotton storehouses are served by railroad sidings. They are one-story

to the cotton area contains the buildings and equipment for

The nitrating area for lines A, Band C immediately adjacent

Modification Center No. 12. Northwest Airlines, Inc., St. Paul Municipal Airport. St. Paul, Minnesota.-Army.

the nitration of cotton and wood pulp. The three nitrating buildings are of special design with steel frames and corru-

LAND: About 362 acres, entire airport, leased. BUILDINGS: North Hangar, area 102,600 sq. ft., concrete floor, steel trowel finish. Parabolic glued laminated wood

92 (Minnesota)

arches. Clear height from no clearance at sides to 48' at
center line. End walls of wood frame and granule surface

Manufacturing Buildings Noc. 501, 503 and 576, wood construction, two story, first floor concrete, second floor of wood,

South Hangar, area 102,600 sq. ft., construction and details as for North Hangar. Shop and Offce, area 85,900 sq. ft., two story, clearance first floor 11', second floor 9'. First floor concrete on ground, second floor wood. Structural frame is timber and concrete
block. Walls unfinished concrete block. Roof deck wood plank.

system.

siding. Roof deck of wood. Automatic deluge type sprinkler

and a total floor space of approximately 1,900,000 sq. ft.
Garage Building for repair and maintenance of locomotives,
trucks, and automobiles.

manent construction, one floor.
000 sq. ft. of floor space.

Lead Shop Building for melting salvage, and extruding. Tool and Gage Shop Building, 60,000 sq. ft. floor space, per-

Maintenance Shop, wood construction, with approximately 45,Miscellaneous Storage Building, 46,000 sq. ft. floor area,

Automatic wet pipe sprinkler system. Air Transport Command Barracks, area 5,800 sq. ft., all wood
construction, clear height 8'.

wood construction.

scribed as three buildings, are really constructed as one unit. MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Lathes, grinders, miling machine, contour saw, air compressors, two small electric furnaces, arc welder, etc.

Note: North Hangar, South Hangar, Shop and Offce, de-

construction.
floor space.

Machine Maintenance Shop, 41,000 sq. ft. floor area, wood
Salvage Building (for all rejections and scrap) 16,000 sq. ft.

In addition to the above there are numerous other small
auxilary buildings.

UTILITIES: City and local utilty companies. TRANSPORTATION: C. R. 1. & P. Railway passes western boundary of airport.
Minneapolis O. R. P. D.-Brochure available (AP-12).

of masonry construction. Plant No.2 has two boilers, gas-fired, and one coal-fired boiler
housed in a building of wood construction.

Plant No. 1 has three gas-fired boilers housed in a building

manufacturing area, 14,000 sq. ft. floor space, permanent construction. There is a 1,000,000 gallon reservoir, and a 300,000 gallon elevated tank.

The Water Treatment and Pump House is in the general

Aircraft Plant
149,200 sq. ft.

Surplus

The Hazardous Manufacturing Area is composed of two

Powder Canning Areas and two Primer Manufacturing Areas. The Powder Canning Areas consist of a large number of small

Northwestern Aeronautical Corporation,
1902 West Minnehaha Avenue,
St. Paul, Minnesota.-Plancor 1931. Designed for production of 50 gliders per month.

buildings of various sizes, wood construction, no windows,

served by railroad tracks and open concrete walkways. These
sections are completely fenced.

The Primer Manufacturing Areas consist of Primer Mixing Buildings, Primer Pre-mix Houses, Primer Pre-mix Control

mezzanine floor; area 129,000 sq. ft., clearances 16' to 26',
structural steel framing, brick walls.

LAND: About 15 acres. BUILDINGS: Main Manufacturing Building, one-story with

tion Manufacturing Buildings, Primer Pre-dry Houses, Wet
P.E.T.N. Sieve House, etc. There are a large number of

Building, Primer Manufacturing Buildings, Tracer Composi-

small buildings in these areas. There are two Primer Manufacturing Buildings, each having an area of approximately
40,000 sq.

Offce Buildings, frame with stucco walls, area 8,200 sq. ft. Other Buildings, frame with brick walls, area 12,000 sq. ft.
equipment.

EQUIPMENT: Offce furniture and fixtures and cafeteria

UTILITIES: City and local utilty company.
TRANSPORTATION: Spur track on site.

The Ballstics Area is adjacent to the main plant, and contains special buildings, firing ranges, and recording equipment for testing the performance of the finished ammunition. This
area is surrounded by required safety areas. In addition to the above, there are two Ballstics Buildings in the manufacturing area

ft. These sections are completely fenced in.

tiations may be entm'ed into for its purchase subject to the
provisions of the lease in effect. Minneapolis O. R. P. D.-Brochure available.

This plant has been leased for a period of five years. Nego-

for testing the product, each having approximately 37,000 sq. ft. floor space, of permanent construction. The explosive storage, or powder magazine area consists of
21 buildings of wood construction with approximately 23,600

total sq. ft. of floor space. Approximate size of each building 46' by 25', no windows, connected by walkways, all served by

railroad tracks, and individually separated by prescribed safety
distances. This section is completely fenced in.
Flax Processing Plant

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19,800 sq. ft.

Industrial waste disposal is handled in a specially designed

Northwest Flax Industries,
Windom, Minnesota.-Plancor 1900.

disposal plant on site. MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Anneal, pickle wash and

cases, carton packers, clip loader machines, wash, polish and dry bullet units, assembly machines, draw machines, charging
machines, compress, eject and insert machines, varied press

dry cases, drying oven machines, stress relief and anneal

type machines, head turn machines, trim finish machines, taper

Ammunition Plant
3,876,00 sq. ft.

and plug machines, gage and weigh machines, loading ma-

chines, ball bullet assembly machines, inserting primer maitems include battery chargers, motors, balers, blenders, pumps, scales, belting machines, handling equipment, factory trucks,
etc.
chines, and varied other specific-duty machines. Miscellaneous

Twin Cities Ordnance Plant.
FedeTal Cartridge Corporation,

10 miles north of Minneapolis, Minnesota.-Army. LAND: About 2,412 acres. BUILDINGS: The Staff and Residential Area has 14 houses
with garages.

and Gage Building. They contain lathes, grinders, shapers, milers, screw machines, metal cutting saws, shears, boring
machines, drilers, etc.
panies.

Plant contains a well equipped Maintenance Shop and Tool

The Administration Building, two-story, wood frame construction, brick and tile sidewalls, wood floors, wood roof deck with

UTILITIES: On site and from city and local utilty com-

built-up felt roofing, total floor space approximately 65,000 sq. ft.
Manufacturing Buildings Nos. 101, 102, 103, steel and masonry

TRANSPORTATION: Minneapolis Transfer Railroad, which connects with all railroads entering the twin cities.
This project is available for lease in whole or part, 8ubject to

constructi.on, one story with mezzanine, concrete or grating floor, and a steel deck roof with felt roofing, the three having a total floor area of approximately 900,000 sq. ft.

possible restrictions as to its proposed use.
Minneapolis O. R. P. D.-Brochure available( AP-128).

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MISSISSIPPI

Oxygen Plant Surplus
5,6,00 cubic feet per month.

The administration areas include the areas as originally constructed for the bag loading facilties, and also additional

buildings constructed to provide for the added requirements

Air Reduction Sales Company, Lafayette Avenue,
Pascagoula, Mississippi.-Plancor 1340.

when the plant was converted to use as a troop facilty.
The buildings in the administrative area are of frame construction. They include the administration building con-

LAND: About 1'\ acres. BUILDINGS: Main Building 65' by 135'; one-story with monitors, wood frame construction; 8,620 sq. ft., clearances 10' to 34'. Also Cooling Towers, Substation, Pump House,
Control House.

structed to serve the bag loading facilties, 24,292 sq. ft., one story, frame; hospital building, 8,534 sq. ft., one story, frame;
employment building, 4,301 sq. ft., one story, frame; guard
quarters, 3,690 sq. ft., one story, frame; cafeteria, 10,858 sq.

ft., one story, frame; also other miscellaneous buildings,

EQUIPMENT: Two oxygen fractionating columns and deriming stoves, expansion engines, D.C. generators, etc.; two

including auditorium and offcers' quarters.

The shop and maintenance area as originally constructed in-

compressors, special design for pumping oxygen; oxygen drier sq. ft., respectively. These are substantial frame buildings unit complete; two soda towers, steel, with two circulating served by railroad connections. Additional miscellaneous shop pumps, soda mixing tank, soda mixing pump, etc.; low-pres- and maintenance buildings include four buildings, each of sure oxygen storage balloon, 1,500 cu. ft. capacity, 9' diam., 9,216 sq. ft., and four buildings, each of 6,144 sq. ft., which air compressor unit complete; two high-pressure oxygen stor- were added when the conversion to troop facilties was efage tanks consisting of cylinders, distribution manifold, etc. -fected. These buildings are of wood frame construction with wood sheathing covered with tar paper. UTILITIES: City and local utilty companies.

cludes the "combined shops" and warehouse, 17,304 and 6,592

TRANSPORTATION: L. & N. station about one mile. New Orleans O. R. P. D.-Brochure available.

The inert storage and shipping area, as constructed to serve

the bag loading facilties, comprises 13 buildings each of 10,712

sq. ft. in area, wood frame construction with asbestos siding
and concrete floors. In addition, other buildings were constructed in this area to meet the requirements of the troop

Tire and Tube Plant
515,000 sq. ft.
Armstrong Tire and Rubber Company,
Natchez, Mississippi.-Plancor 2413.

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facilties, among which is a cold storage building, 9,000 sq. ft. in area, wood frame construction with wood sheathing covered

with building paper and with concrete floor at car floor leveL.
This building is equipped with a refrigerating unit. All of the

warehouse buildings are provided with both rail and truck-

Ammunition Loading Plant Sold
1,628,0 sq. ft. Gulf Ordnance Plant, Proctor & Gamble Defense Corporation, About 14 mile east of Prairie and 9 miles southwest of
Aberdeen, Mississippi.-Army.

ing connections, with floors and platforms at car floor leveL. The ammunition (explosives) storage and shipping area con-

tains 97 igloos of standard type together with 7 loading docks or platforms located on the railroad loop which serves the area. The igloos are served by trucking roads. The bag manufacturing area consists of one main building
with an area of 62,487 sq. ft. This building has steel frame,

jacent are the change houses, one with 32,495 sq. ft., and the
crete floors. The bag manufacturing building was remodeled

concrete tile walls, wood sheathed roof and wood floor. Adother with 16,369 sq. ft. floor area. These building have concrete tile walls, wood trusses, wood sheathed roof, with conto provide an auditorium and recreational facilties, and offce

Shipyard
Ingalls Shipbuilding Corporation,

Pascagoula, Mississippi.-Maritime. LAND: About 157.5 acres.

space, and the change houses were altered to barrâcks.

BUILDINGS: Administration (27,900 sq. ft.), wood construction. Warehouse (44,000 sq. ft.), Mold Loft (92,000 sq. ft.), Sheet Metal Shop (19,000 sq. ft.), Warehouse (26,000 sq. ft.) are of steel framing and metal siding. Other structures mostly wood. Some buildings partly owned. Shipways (10), Crane runways (11), Outfitting dock.

The bag loading area consists of four complete bag loading lines for loading smokeless powder, together with change
houses; also two ignitor lines for loading black powder, to-

gether with black powder service area and buildings. The

smokeless powder lines each contain the following principal buildings: two bag loading buildings, two ignitor service magazines, two smokeless powder service magazines, container and

MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Locomotives, overhead cranes, locomotive cranes, mobile cranes, machine tools, sheet metal working equipment, welding equipment, pipe shop equipment, etc.

shipping buildings, and canteen. The ignitor lines are similar to the smokeless powder lines but on a much smaller scale. The reinloading buildings are of very special design with heavy
forced concrete walls. The principal buildings are connected

by covered passageways of wood construction. The change

UTILITIES: Water by well on site, other utilties by city
with L. & N. R. R.

and local utilty. TRANSPORTATION: 12 miles trackage in yard; connect
New Orleans O. R. P. D.

houses serving the loading area consist of two main buildings similar to those at the bag manufacturin¡! area. One is of 17,315 sq. ft. floor area and the area of the other is 32,495 sq. ft. with concrete floors, wood trusses, wood roof sheathing, and
concrete block walls.

Ammunition Loading Plant Surplus
1,685,000 sq. ft.
Mississippi Ordnanc,e Plant.

Troop facilties. The additions to the loading facilties, barracks, and other buildings, generally located adjacent to the administration, service, and inert storage areas, comprise a large number of buildings, mainly of temporary frame conhas been removed.

struction, wood sheathed, and covered with building paper. MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Most plant equipment

General Tire Engineering Company,

About 2 miles north of Flora, Mississippi.-Army.
Originally authorized as a bag loading plant.
and 2,472 acres on which easements are involved.

UTILITIES: Water from 3 wells. Sewage disposal plant on site. Power and Light: From local utilty companies.
TRANSPORTATION: Branch line of Ilinois Central R. R.
A part of this plant has been sold. Negotiations may be en-

LAND: About 9,135 acres consisting of 6,663 acres owned

briefly as follows: The staff and residence area contains 15 single-family dwellings. These are (equipped) frame buildings.

BUILDINGS: 696 buildings in the various areas, described

mainder. New Orleans O. R. P. D.-Brochure available (AP-89).

tered into for the purchase or lease of all or part of the re-

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MISSOURI

Aluminum Foundry Surplus
42,0,0 pound per year.

Aircraft Parts Plant (Gun turrets) Surplus
618,00 sq. ft.

Aluminum Company of America,
Kansas City, Missouri.-Plancor 1214.

Emerson Electric Manufacturing Company,
8100 West Florissant Avenue,

LAND: 30 acres. BUILDINGS: Ten buildings with total floor area of 395,000 sq. ft. Main Factory Building was acquired with land, and additions made; steel frame, steel roof trusses, 302,000 sq. ft.,
ceilng height 18'. Maintenance, Pattern Shop and Stockroom; corrugated iron

St. Louis, Missouri.-Plancor 161. LAND: About 37* acres. BUILDINGS: Manufacturing Building, one story structure
with part basement; brick walls, steel frame, and ins'¡lated
steel deck roof. Total floor area 537,000 sq. ft.; clearances

four-story building constructed on reinforced concrete and steel
wood; area 20,200 sq. ft.

on stel frame with steel trusses, floor area 31,200 sq. ft. Sand Mixing, Storage Bins and Kiln Building; three and

13', 17'. Contains 9 cranes, 108 electric chain hoists; sprinklered. Engineering Building and Administration Building

frame; siding corrugated transite, corrugated iron, brick and

Offce Building, Employment, Laboratory, Boiler House, Cafeteria; combined floor area 41,400 sq. ft. MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Furnaces, kilns, mold-

total 81,000 sq. ft. MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Forging, grinding and miling machines, shapers, lathes, and presses, crimpers, rolls, and shears.

ing machines, core ovens, rotoblast machines, flexible shaft
grinders, overhead conveyors, etc.

riveting machines, hardness testers, surface analyzer, demagnetizer, etc.
Laboratory and Testing Equipment, including metallurgical electrical and chemical testing equipment. Portable Tools and Equipment, including grnders, drils, riveting hammers, holguns.

Other Types Production Equipment, gear shaping machines,

sequently, however, the independent disposal of the machinery and equipment has been authorized, and it is possible that all or part of the original machinery and equipment has been removed.

of the property prior to its designation as "Surplus". Sub.

NOTE: This plant description is based upon the wartime use

Furniture and Fixtures and Offce Equipment, 22,000 items.

NOTE: This plant description is based upon the wartme use of the property prior to its designation as "Surplus". Subsequently, however, the independent disposal of the machinery

UTILITIES: City and local utilty companies. This plant has been lepsed for a. pe1"Ìod of five years. Negotiations may be entered into f01' its purchase subject to the
provisions of the lease in effect.

and equipment has been authorized; and it is possible that all
or part of the original machinery and equipment has been

removed.

Kansas City O. R. P. D.-Brochure available.

UTILITIES: City and local utilty company. TRANSPORTATION: Two railroad sidings on site.
provisons of the lease in effect.

This plant has been leased for a period of five years. Negotiations may be entered into for its purchase subject to the

Aircraft Plant
1,571,0 sq. ft.
Curtiss-Wright Corporation,

St. Louis O. R. P. D.-Brochure available.

Wire Manufacturing Plant
225,00 sq. ft. General Cable Corporation,

Lambert Field,
leased.

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LAND: Total 92.83 acres; 44.83 acres owned; 48 acres

St. Louis, Missouri.-Plancor 17.

St. Louis, Missouri.-Plancor 736.

BUILDINGS: Factory, Offce and Engineering Buildings, Boiler House and Airplane Shelter. Main Factory floor area 1,240,000 sq. ft.; one story with basement; steel frame and monitor roof; ceilng clearances 20' and 42'. Two inside rail-

tinuous basket conveyor, three electric elevators, two hydraulic elevators; sprinklered.

road loading docks. Cranes consist of six bridges and five cabs of 5-ton capacity covering high bay area, 3,000 ft. con-

Photographic Film Plant 70,0 sq. ft. Hammer Dry Plate and Film Company, 2711 Miami Street,
St. Louis, Missouri.-Plancor 2035.

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Another Factory Building has a total floor area of 220,000
Remaining buildings (16) total about 111,000 sq. ft. MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Lathes, grinders, miling machines; planer; crimping and beading machines, presses,
sq. ft.; clearance 35'.

Clothing Impregnation Plant
55,4 sq. ft.
Kansas City CWS Plant, Kansas City, Quartermaster Depot,

bar folders, shears, plumbing, heat treat furnaces, burring machines, honing machines, maguaflux machines; and laboratory and testing equipment. Also offce furniture, first aid equipment, cafeteria equipment, etc. Also included is a very large

Kansas City, Missouri.-Army.
Designed to impregnate clothing.

number of portable tools, including riveters, sanders, drils,
sequently, however, the independent disposal of the machinery and equipment has been authorized, and it is possible that all or part of the original machinery and equipment has been removed.

power screw drivers, etc. NOTE: This plant description is based upon the wartime use

of the property prior to its designation as "Surplus". Sub-

Depot. BUILDING: Clothing Renovation Building. 139' by 201'. Twostory. Clearance first floor 16'-6", s'econd floor 14'-2"'.

LAND: About 1 * acres in the Kansas City Quartermaster

Construction, concrete floors, cement finish. Structural frame
Building contains 2 freight elevators capacity 3,000 lbs. each. Also a monorail system capacity 1,500 lbs.
protective clothing work including pre

of steel and concrete. Corrugated asbestos walls, concrete deck. Sprinklered.

UTILITIES: Citj' and local utilty company. Sewagi~ disposal plant on site, 500,000 gallons per day capacity.

TRANSPORTATION: 4 sidings of Wabash Railroad. St. Louis O. R. P. D.-Brochure available.

MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Special equipment for
dryers, impregnators, extractors, containers for extractors, dry. ing tumblers, exhausts, pumps, scales, varied tanks, baling
dryers, washers, final

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equipment, motors, water softening equipment, air compressors,

marking machines, etc.

brick and tile backing, basement concrete floor, wood first floor.

UTILITIES: City and local utilty companies. TRANSPORTATION: Kansas City Terminal Railways Co. This project is available for lease in whole or in part, subject to possible restriction as to its proposed use. Kansas City O. R. P. D.-Brochure available (AP-97).

108', one story, 10' to eaves, walls of red face brick with cinderblock backing, concrete floor, gypsum deck on wood framing, total area, 3,780 sq. ft.
repaired). 40' by 200', one story, 16' floor to eaves, concrete

altered). 30' by 60', basement and one story, walls of face Wood hip-type roof with asbestos shingle roofing, total area, 3,600 sq. ft., clearance, basement, 8' and 9'6", first floor 10'10". Building No.2. Employees and Laboratory Building, 35' by
Building No.3, Warehouse. (Existing structure, altered and

Ammunition Plant
2,115,000 sq. ft.

Lake City Ordnance Plant, Remington Arms Company, Inc., Independence, Missouri.-Army. LAND: About 3,909 acres. BUILDINGS: Larger units as follows: Caliber .30 Shop, 962' by 463', first floor 289,760 sq. ft., second
floor 105,100 sq. ft., total area 394,860 sq. ft.

floor, corrugated-iron siding on wood framing. New roof (wood) on hip-roof construction, area about 10,400 sq. ft. Building No.4, Drum Storage. One story, 40' by 90', area,
3,600 sq. ft., ceilng 14', brick walls, concrete floor.

Building No.5, Atomizing Building 50' by 220', one story, clearance height, 12'4" and 15', brick walls, concrete columns, con11,000 sq. ft.

crete floor, gypsum deck on structural-steel framing, area,
Buildings No. 6 to 10, Inclusive, Screening and Collecting.

floor 87,750 sq. ft., total area 364,010 sq. ft.
sq. ft.

Caliber .30 Shop, 962' by 422', first floor 276,260 sq. ft., second

Caliber .50 Manufacturing Bldg., 1082' by 517', first floor

brick walls (3 sides), frame wall (one side). Building No. 16, Garage. 32' by 111', height, 15' to eaves. An existing one-story, brick structure, concrete floor, steel
wall columns, wood deck on steel framing, area 3,568 sq. ft.
Buildings Nos. 17 and 18. (Existing structures). Each 22' by

Each 18' by 21', area, 378 sq. ft., height 11', concrete floor,

306,998 sq. ft., second floor 113,310 sq. ft., total area 420,308

floor 9,098 sq. ft., total area 234,229 sq. ft. Administration Building, 316' by 232', first floor 21,368 sq. ft., second floor 21,368 sq. ft., total area 42,736 sq. ft. Ballstics Bldg., 290' by 426', first floor 35,164 sq. ft., second
floor 2,854 sq. ft., total area 38,018 sq. ft.
area 56,866 sq. ft. area 19,948 sq. ft.

Caliber .50 Manufacturing Bldg., 541' by 573', first floor 173,732 sq. ft., second floor 14,990 sq. ft., total area 188,722 sq. ft. Caliber .30 Shop, 743' by 363', first floor 225,131 sq. ft., second

32', height, 15' to eaves, concrete floor, brick walls, area 700 sq. ft.

MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Melting and atomizing
furnaces, 54" by 60" by 52", 8,500 lb. capacity. Turbocom-

pressors, air compressors, bag house collector units, electric vibrators, atomizing nozzles, dust collectors, conveyors, motors, pumps, Rotex screeners, lift trucks, hoists, scales, etc.
Francisco Railroad.

Tool & Gauge Shop, 543' by 92', first floor 56,865 sq. ft., total

UTILITIES: Furnished by local utilties and municipaliy. TRANSPORTATION: Siding from the St. Louis and San

Salvage Building, 244' by 93', first floor 19,028 sq. ft., total

Boiler House, 74' by 61', base. 5,897 sq. ft., 122' by 105', first floor 9,369 sq. ft., total area 15,266 sq. ft.

St. Louis O. R. P. D.-Brochure available (NP-40).

brick and tile walls, concrete floors. Large factory buildings have clearances of 12' on main floors and are sprinklered.
13'-6", concrete floor, masonry construction.

These buildings are constructed of structural steel framing,

Communications Equipment Plant
32,100 sq. ft.
Mines Equipment Company,
4215 Clayton A venue,

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Primer Mfg. Bldg., area 50,000 sq. ft., one story, clearance

MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Numerous special items

Included are anneal, pickle wash and dry cases; drying oven machines; stress relief and anneal cases; cartn packers; clip

for the manufacture and loading of small arms ammunition.
loader machine; wash, polish and dry bilet units; assembly

St. Louis, MissourÌ.-Plancor 2138.

machines; draw machines; charging machines; compress; eject
and insert machines; varied press type machines; head turn machines; trim finish machines; taper and plug machines;

Manufacturing Plant
115,00 sq. ft.

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National Carbon Company, Inc.,
St. Louis, Missouri.-Plancor 2193.

gauge and weigh machines; loading machines; ball bullet assembly machines; inserting primer machines; and varied other
Plant contains a well-equipped maintenance shop and tool and gauge building.

chargers, motors, balers, blenders, pumps, scales, belting machines, handling equipment, factory trucks, etc.

specific duty machines. Miscellaneous items include battery

Alcohol Plant

15,0,0 gallons per year.
National Distilers Products Corporation, Kansas City, Missouri.-Plancor 1642.

site.

UTILITIES: Water for all uses is obtained from ten wells on

system. Power and light from local utilty company. Installed capacity in Steam Power Plant is 225,000 lb./hr.
classification yards on site.

Sewage is collected and disposed of by an integrated Imhoff

LAND: About 14.9 acres. BUILDINGS: Eleven principal buildings, including Mil and
Building, etc. Also several smaller buildings and tank installations. Total area 96,000 sq. ft. Buildings are of modern

Elevator Building, Grain Processing Building, Distilation EQUIPMENT: Includes all the various units necessary in

TRANSPORTATION: Spur of Missouri Pacific R. R., with
This project is available for lease in whole or in part, subject to possible restrictions as to its proposed use.

design and construction.

Kansas City O. R. P. D.-Brochure available (AP-149).

rated are grain unloading and handling equipment, miling unit with grinders, separators, dust collectors, etc.; processing unit
for mixing, cooking, cooling, preparing grain for transfer to

the production of alcohol and recovery of feed stocks. Incorpo-

Aluminum Powder Plant Surplus
38,0 sq. ft.
Metals Disintegrating Company,
4200 Shrewsbury Avenue, Shrewsbury, MissourÌ.-Nord 1220.

stils, etc.; fermentation vats, etc. UTILITIES: Water from wells on site and pumped from river. Gas, power and light from local utilty company. TRANSPORTATION: Three railroad sidings on site.
effect.

LAND: About 10 acres. BUILDINGS: Building No.1 Offce. (An existing residence,

entered into for its purchase subject to term of the lease in

This plant is presently under lease. Negotiations may be

Kansas City O. R. P. D.-Brochure available.

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Iron Ore Mining Facilties Surplus
Ozark Ore Company,
Iron Mountain, MissourI.-Plancor 1998.

able grinders, chipping hammers, cutting and welding torches, etc.

roller conveyors, electric welders, core spray equipment, port-

LAND: %, acre. BUILDING: Service Building, one-story and part basement
structure of brick and steel; floor area 7,000 sq. ft., ceilng 14'.

UTILITIES: Water by City water system.
Sewers by City disposaL.

site.

Current for both light and power from D. C. generators offcific Railroad and the Frisco Railroad.

MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Two yard shovels, 25-ton
crane, ore crushers, ball mils, jigs, concentrating tables, con-

veyors and necessary pumps and motors for the operation of the equipment. Practically all of this equipment is located in the Lessee's buildings. There is a small amount of laboratory and testing equipment for mil control consisting of samplers,
plates, etc. UTILITIES: Water from well on site and pumped from mil
pond.
sieves, pulverizers, balances, small furnace, smalL, crusher, hot

Gas by local utilty company. TRANSPORTATION: Two spur tracks by the Missouri Pa-

St. Louis O. R. P. D. -Brochure available.
Steel Foundry

Surplus
72,0 tons castings per y_r.

Power and light from local utilty company. St. Louis O. R. P. D.-Brochure available.

Sculln Steel Company, 6700 Manchester Avenue,
St. Louis, Missouri.-Plancor 1672.

Aircraft Engine Plant Surplus
3,492,0 sq. ft. Pratt & Whitney Aircraft Corporation of Missouri, Troost A venue and Bannister Road,
Kansas City, MissourI.-Plancor 1213. Capacity about 1,400 complete engines per month.

Designed for production of miscellaneous castings. LAND: Approximately 14.9 acres in two tracts. BUILDINGS: Main foundry, approximately 150' by 1,560';
roofing. Large areas exterior sash. Clearances 34' and 40'.

structural steel framing with corrugated asbestos siding and
General Offce, Patterns Storage, Power House, Pump House, Storage Building, Works Offce and other minor units. Total floor area all buildings 313,000 sq. ft. Thirty-four functional units total 138,400 sq. ft. MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Compressors, scales, flat cars, conveyors, magnets, furnaces, lathes, drils, borers; also ten overhead traveling cranes up to 50 ton capacity and six-

LAND: Approximately 394 acres. BUILDINGS: Manufacturing Building, Offce Building, PerGarage, Oil House, Aluminum Chip Building, Steel Chip Building. Manufacturing Building is reinforced concrete and brick; one and two story; floor area 2,933,000 sq. ft. Test Cells divided into three groups; production test cells, engineering test cells,

sonnel Building, Test Cells Building, Boiler House, Truck

teen wall-bracket cranes up to 30 tons. Laboratory equipment

and dynamonometer test cells; cells and stacks are reinforced concrete. Offce Building is two-story and basement; masonry
and brick construction; floors covered with asphalt tile; ceilngs

includes X-ray apparatus, etc. UTILITIES: City and local utiity company. TRANSPORTATION: Spur tracks on site. St. Louis O. R. P. D. -Brochure available.
650 tons ore per day.

have accoustical tile; floor area 501,000 sq. ft. Total floor area of remaining structures about 58,000 sq. ft. MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Engraving, lapping, marking, miling, polishing and riveting machines, screw machines
and flexible shaft machines, sand blast booths, plating equipment, painting equipment, de

Ore Reduction Plant Surplus
St. Louis Smelting '& Refining Company, Fredericktown, MissourI.-Plancor 1724.

greasers, exhaust systems, hot

Designed for the separation and concentration of cobalt, nickel,

oil tanks, alkali and rinse tanks, conveyor systems, power washers, anodizing equipment, spray booths, air cleaning
booths, thread grinding vapor systems, drying and s10rinking

copper and lead ores. Designed capacity 250 tons of crude lead ore and 400 tons of crude nickel-cobalt-copper daily.

ovens, .heat treating equipment, demagnetizers, refrigerating
units, etc.

LAND: Two parcels totallng 55% acres. BUILDINGS: Fifteen buildings, construction generally wood
frame, corrugated iron sides and roof. Largest is Mil Build-

NOTE: This plant description is based upon the wartime use of the property prior to its designation as "Surplus". Subseremoved.

and equipment has been authorized, and it is possible that all
or part of the original machinery and equipment has been

quently, however, the independent disposal of the machinery

ing, area 14,100 sq. ft., ceilng 50'. Total area of all buildings about 37,000 sq. ft. MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Ore breakers, ore crushers, conveyors, ball mils, classifiers, flotation machines, pug mil, Dorr thickeners, reverberatory furnace, filters, roaster,
etc.

UTILITIES: City and local utilty companies. TRANSPORTATION: Siding on site. Kansas City O. R. P. D.-Brochure available.
Steel Foundry

UTILITIES: Water from well and reservoir on site.
Power and light from local utilty company.

TRANSPORTATION: Siding on site. St. Louis O. R. P. D. -'Brochure available.

Surplus

21,00 tons castings per y_r. Sculln Steel Company,
6700 Manchester A venue,

Steel Plant 304,0 sq. ft. Surplus Facilties
St. Louis Ordnance Plant (Core Plant)
4014 Siemers Lane,

St. Louis, Missouri.-Plancor 299.
Designed for the production of cast armor.

St. Louis, MissourI.-Army.
Designed for production of armor piercing cores. The Core Plant is equipped for manufacturing of screw machine prod-

LAND: Approximately 3.58 acres. BUILDINGS: Four buildings; total floor area 100,000 sq. ft.

frame with corrugated sheet metal roof and siding. Main bay has single span of 75' with clearance height of 36'. Equipped with five electric overhead traveling cranes and three 5-ton
wall cranes. X-Ray Building, Locker Building and Inspection Offce, total 15,000 sq. ft.
machines, hydraulic presses, ladle bales, molding machines,

Main building contains area of 85,000 sq. ft. Structural steel

ucts and includes heat-treating facilties. LAND: About 12 acres. BUILDINGS: Core Plant, total area 190,300 sq. ft, basement
29,500 sq. ft., clearance 10'6" and 34'9", first floor 142,300

sq. ft., clearance 22'9" and 10'6", second floor 12,500 sq. ft., clearance 11'9", third floor, 6,000 sq. ft., clearance 10'. Con-

MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Core machines, honing

sign over basement), second and third floor reinforced concrete,

crete basement floor, concrete first floor (beam and slab de-

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grating or asphalt tile, structural steel framing and trusses,
brick exterior walls.

finish on first floor about 70% wood block, 20% cement, balance

30 CaL. Production Bldg., steel, concrete and brick, two stories

and part basement, area 345,000 sq. ft.
50 CaL. Production Bldg., steel, concrete and brick, two stories

Warehouse, one story and mezzanine, first floor 50,000 sq. ft., mezzanine 4,300 sq. ft., total area 54,300 sq. ft., clearance first

and part basement, 593,000 sq. ft.
50 CaL. Production Bldg., steel, concrete and brick, two stories

floor 18' to 26', under mezzanine 10'3", in mezzanine 14'9",
sheathing and siding.

first floor concrete slab on ground, mezzanine floor wood, structural steel framing and trusses, walls of wood studs with
Furnace Building, total area 49,800 sq. ft., basement 14,800

and part basement, area 528,000 sq. ft.
In the manufacturing areas are also a number of small auxilary buildings such as laboratories, salvage building, guard

houses, canteen and service buildings, etc.

sq. ft., clearance 12', first floor 31,000 sq. ft., clearance 18'9",

First floor concrete, second floor, wood, first floor mostly wood block finish, structural steel columns, and trusses, walls wood studs with sheathing and siding.
crete floor, asphalt tile finish, brick walls. Storage Shed, area about 3,400 sq. ft., earth floor, wood con-

second floor 4,000 sq. ft., clearance 9'.

Hazardous manufacturing units are in two similar areas, adjoining the Plant No.1 and Plant No.2 manufacturing areas.
operations: Primer manufacturing, tracer manufacturing, and

The structures in each area house the following principal

Laboratory, total area about 4,700 sq. ft., clearance 14', con-

powder canning. In addition there are many small magazines in these areas. The principal buildings in these areas are two Primer Mfg. Bldgs., each with area of about 44,000 sq. ft. and
three tracer charge buildings, having gross areas of 43,659,

struction.

29,502, and 17,690 sq. ft.

gauging machines, automatic screw machines, Hydryzing furnaces, washer machines, wash, rinse, and dry machines, chip

MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Centerless grinders,

These are of steel, concrete and brick construction. Other

buildings in these areas are small, special purpose buildings

conveyor system, oil coolers, air compressors, hydraulic surface grinders, lathes, milers, shapers, dril presses, etc. UTILITIES: Furnished through the facilties of the Small Arms Ammunition Plant adjoining, except sewers, which discharge into St. Louis System.

some of frame construction and separated by heavy concrete barriers. Ballstics areas consist of two areas, one at the manufacturing
plant and one at the Tyson storage area. Proof house at the

TRANSPORTATION: Plant railway system connects to the
Terminal and Wabash Railroads. St. Louis O. R. P. D.-Brochure available (AP-110A).

manufacturing plant is a one-story, reinforced concrete structure, gross area 80,000 sq. .ft. This contains testing ranges and related facilties. At the Tyson storage area are outdoor testing ranges.
Explosive storage area is at Tyson. It contains 52 standard

Ammunition Plant
4,700,0 sq. ft. St. Louis Ordnance Plant.

Surplus

In addition are three chemical warehouses having gross area of 17,676 sq. ft., a number of very small magazines for storage of T.N.T. and P.E.T.N., a small administration building, and a number of small service buildings. This area is served by railway.

concrete igloos having total storage space of 112,000 sq. ft.

In addition to explosive storage facilties at Tyson there are
at the manufacturing plant numerous small magazines. Industrial waste disposal facilties consist of 6 incinerator

General Motors Corporation, Chevrolet Division, 4300 Goodfellow Boulevard,

Tyson, Missouri, comprises about 2,620 acres of wooded land.

LAND: Plant proper about 280 acres. A storage area near
proximately 259,000 to 596,000 sq. ft., are of fire-resistant con-

St. Louis, Missouri.-Army.

buildings having total floor space of about 4,000 sq. ft. MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Principal items include the following machines: Loading, annealing, cannelure, clip dryer, gauging and weighing, twining, partition, packing, pickling, case, trim, second trim, trim finish, washing and pickling,
wash, rinse, and dry, load and insert, inspection assembly,

BUILDINGS: The eight principal manufacturing buildings, arranged in two groups of four, and varying in size from apbuildings, also well built and equipped for manufacturing purposes, contain about 500,000 sq. ft. of floor space. In the

Varied type presses such as cartridge case, second draw, third

bullet, primer insert, polishing, etc.

struction. In addition, the principal auxilary manufacturing

draw, fourth draw, ball bullet, bump, head and pocket, taper and plug, blanking and cupping, assembly, extraction, etc., and numerous other items of ammunition production equipment.

hazardous manufacturing area there are numerous small units.
Administration area, directly adjacent to Goodfellow Avenue,

contains two principal buildings, the Administration Building

Also included are annealing furnaces of 2,000 lbs. per hour capacity and others. Building No. 110 contains numerous lathes, drils, automatic
lic presses, shears, etc. Additional machine tools in the various
maintenance areas in the plant buildings.
screw machines, boring machines, grinding machines, hydrau-

sq. ft.

and the Personnel Building. Administration Building is twostory and basement, of brick, steel and concrete, area 107,000

Manufacturing area (general) is divided into Plant No.1 and Plant No.2.

taining toilet and locker rooms. Construction similar to Administration Building. Gross floor area is 30,330 sq. ft.

Personnel Building is two-story with part of basement con-

UTILITIES: City and local utilty companies. TRANSPORTATION: Principal buildings of the manufacturing plant are served by a plant railway system having a
total trackage of about five miles and capacity of 249 cars. Sys-

Following is a tabulation of the principal manufacturing

buildings in these two areas.

30 CaL. Production Bldg., steel, concrete and brick, two stories

tem connects to the Terminal and Wabash Railroads. This project is available for lease in whole or in part, subject to possible restrictions as to its proposed use.
St. Louis O. R. P. D.-Brochure available (AP-110).
Explosives Plant

and part basement, 265,500 sq. ft., area.
30 CaL. Production Bldg., steel, concrete and brick, two stories

Tool and Gauge Bldg., Steel, concrete, and brick, two stories
and basement, area 166,400 sq. ft.

and part basement, area 265,500 sq. ft. 50 CaL. Production Bldg., steel, concrete, brick, two stories and part basement, area 345,400 sq. ft. 50 CaL. Production Bldg., steel, concrete, and brick, two stories and part basement, area 345,400 sq. ft.

Surplus

1,342,0 sq. ft. Weldon Springs Ordnance Plant,
Weldon Springs, Missouri.

Warehouse No. 105L: One story, 36,400 sq. ft., clearance height 7' to 15', concrete floor, brick walls, wood deck.

Personnel Bldg. No. 107, total area 30,100 sq. ft., basement,

About 20 miles west of St. Louis.-Army. LAND: About 17,700 acres. BUILDINGS: There are a total of 1,038 buildings of various
area of approximately 1,342,000 sq. ft.

sizes and types constructed on the project with a total floor
The staff residence area contains thirty two-story, residences.

3,600 sq. ft., clearance 9', first floor, 13,300 sq. ft., clearance

9'4", second floor, 13,200 sq. ft., clearance 9'6", reinforced concrete floor slabs on steel bar joist, structural steel framing, brick walls, concrete slab deck on steel bar joist. Plant No.2: 30 CaL. Production Bldg., steel, concrete and brick, two stories and part basement, area 345,000 sq. ft.

These buildings are complete with all utilty services and
garages. The area is served by paved roadways. The administration area contains the administration bu.ilding, employ-

ment offce, guard headquarters, hospital and certain other

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small miscellaneous buildings. In this area are also four dorm-

itory buildings with three garage buildings. All of these build-

four-unit plant. There are four sulphuric acid concentrating plants, each of four units. There are four nitric acid concen-

ings are of wood frame construction. The box factory and storage area contains the box factory, shock storage, box storage, container storage and other mis-

cellaneous buildings. These buildings are all wood frame structures suitable for light manufacturing or assembly operations

trating plants, three of which are three-unit plants and the fourth is a five-unit plant. There are two Sellte manufacturing plants. The T.N.T. (explosives) manufacturing area contains 18 lines
with

and trucking roads.

or for storage. The buildings are served by railroad sidings
There are four groups of shop and maintenance buildings.

buildings, equipment, etc., for the manufacture of T.N.T. The individual buildings in these areas are relatively small, of special design and construction.

These groups comprise approximately twenty main buildings with floor areas of from 3,000 to 18,000 sq. ft. each, all of wood frame construction.
The explosives storage (magazine area) contains 100 concrete

columns, A.O.P. units complete, compressors, condensers, coolers, filters, separators, tanks, motors, pumps, instruments, bleaching columns, nitric acid concentrating units, sulphuric

MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Autoclave, absorption

igloos. All buildings and the entire area are served by trucking roads.

acid concentrating units, preheaters, furnaces, gassifiers,

heater units, crystallzing kettles, powder mixers, hoppers, ni-

In the water supply and treatment area are the wells with

trators, blocking presses, dehydrating presses, vertical finishing block presses, recovery units (solvent), recovery units

their pumps, also the two water treatment plants which handle the project water supply, which is delivered through the plant

distributing system. The buildings are of permanent design and construction. There are three waste water disposal plants each

conveyors, handling equipment, storage tank farms, etc. A

(ether and alcohol), refrigeration systems, sellte plant, scales,

complete complement of shop and maintenance equipment.

facturing wastes. The buildings have steel frames with either wood or corrugated walls and roofs. Sanitary sewage is collected at 17 different points, and handled through septic tanks.

having an evaporator house, incinerator house and caustic storage, equipped for evaporation and treatment of manu-

UTILITIES: See area description. Electric power is obtained from local utilty company. There
each with a capacity of 125,00 lbs. of steam per hour. Steam

are two steam power plants on the project furnishing power and process steam. Each power house contains three boilers

There are two general sections to the acid area which serves the project. The structures and equipment in the acid area are
of special design and construction of generally permanent type,

and electric driven air compressors are installed, also two

steam driven electric generators of 125 kw. capacity each, one

for handling, concentrating, producing, and storing acid and

other materials required. There are three ammonia oxidation

located in each power house. TRANSPORTATION: Missouri, Kansas and Texas Railroad.
St. Louis O. R. P. D.-Brochure available (AP-186).

plants, one a three-unit, another a six-unit, and the third a

MONTANA
Chromium Mine & Ore Reducing Plant Surplus Pracessing Capacity 1,00 tons daily. Anaconda Copper Mining Company Columbus, Montana.-Plancor 133.

hall equipment, home outfitting furniture and bedding, etc. UTILITIES: Water-D.P.C. owns water rights on ample supply of water with Little Rocky Creek and springs as source.

Furniture and Fixtures: Offce furniture and equipment, mess

Sewer-Septic tank at each site.

Project designed to develop ore bodies of chromium ore to
supply concentrator with 1,000 tons crude ore per day and
provide for gravity concentration of this crude ore at metal-

Power-Light-Montana Power Company.

TRANSPORTATION: Highway-An excellent black top road
connects BenBow Concentrator with Columbus.
Railroad-Railhead at Columbus, Montana, 37 miles from Ben-

lurgical plant. Capacity of mine approximately 30,000 tons

crude ore per month, assaying 20% chromic oxide. Capacity
of concentrator about 12,400 tons of concentrates per month,

assaying 41%% chromic oxide. highways and transmission lines.

bow Concentrator. Helena O. R. P. D.-Brochure available.

LAND: D.P.C. owns very small acreage for rights of way for
There are leases on mining properties. Other sites are groundowned by U. S. Forest Service who have given D.P.C. Special Use Permits as follows:

Ore Reduction Plant Surplus
2,000 tons per day.

Anaconda Copper Mining Company.-Plancor 587.
miles southwest of Columbus via blacktop surface highway. Mine 114 miles from Concentrator by five-mile
winding highway.

Railhead at Columbus, Montana. Concentrator 45%

Mine Camp Site-30.9 acres
hall, school, etc.

On this site are bunk houses, family dwellngs, recreation

Between Mine and Mil-a strip 60' wide x 2% miles long

Milsite-ample acreage, on which is located concentrator
ings disposal pond.

for aerial tramway, power line.

Designed to develop ore bodies of chromium ore in suffcient
quantities to supply metallurgical plant with 2,000 tons crude

with shops, bunk houses, dwellngs, school, etc.; also tail-

ore per day for gravity concentration of this ore.
month assaying 19 percent chromic oxide. Capacity of concenCapacity of mine approximately 60,000 tons crude ore per

BUILDINGS: There are about 150 different types of buildings
at the mine site and mil site such as bunk houses, dwellngs,

trator approximately 23,500 tons of concentrates per month
assaying 39 per cent chromic oxide.

warehouses, offce, compressor building, concentrator building,
etc. Total area of all structures about 300,000 sq. ft. Con-

recreation hall, mess halls, hospitals, laboratory, shops and

struction is timber frame and trusses are generally used in the
shops and warehouses. Largest building is the Concentrator

LAND: DPC owns a small acreage, off-leasehold, purchased for right-of-way for highway construction and electric power transmission line. Metals Reserve Company owns 52.26 acres of land at Movat Mil Site.

Building. Practically all buildings have incandescent lighting. Also toilet facilties in nearly all structures. MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Production EquipmentAt Mine: Suffcient air powered drils, air powered mucking

DPC has Special Use Permits from U. S. Forest Service for
est Service to DPC and part on Leases of Mining Claims from

approximately 35 acres at Mil Site. DPC has a strip of land 100 feet wide by 1.25 miles long between mine and mil bins of which part is held on Special Use Permits from U. S. Forway, electric power transmission line and telephone line are located on this ground. Mine Camp. Part of the residences and part of the shops are
Mouat and Sampson to Metals Reserve Company. Aerial trainlocated on land held by DPC on Special Use Permits from U.S. Forest Service totaling 34 acres.
Part of the residences, part of the shops, and all of the under-

machines, storage battery locomotives, mine cars, etc. for production of 1,000 tons crude ore per day.

At Concentrator. One 300 HP and one 500 HP electrically
driven air compressors.

Necessary machinery in Concentrator to treat 1,000 tons crude
tables, thickeners, filters, etc.

ore per day and including crushers, classifiers, 72 concentrating

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ground workings are located on mining claims leased by Metals Reserve Company from Mouat and from Sampson.
Leases are for ten years from December 20, 1941 to December

20, 1951, and Metals Reserve Company has the right to extend

the leases another ten years. The claims leased from Mouat are the Bald Eagle, Mountain View, Rough Oak, which are
patented. Also the Adam, Princtons, Skunk, Samson, Aldco,

UTILITIES: Water. DPC owns water rights on amply supply of water. Sources and estimated gallons used at full production: Mine for operation, 30 gallons per minute, poor grade from Mountain View Lake and for domestic use, 25 gallons per minute from Verdigris Creek; Mil for concentrator, 2,000
gallons per minute from Stilwater River and for domestic, 15 gallons per minute from Verdigris Creek.

F., Cap, Jame, Soup, Pine, Smelter, Lake Placer, Monte Alto
approximately 342.43. Mouat also leased his interest in Moun-

Link, Pete, Scully, Denver, Old Lady, Westlake, Bilie, Chas.

Tunnel and Tunnel Site, which are unpatented. Total acreage
tain View Chrome No.1 and Mountain View Chrome No.2.
These claims are unpatented and comprise 32.40 acres.

Sewer. Installed by DPC with disposal in one septic tank at mine site and one at mil site. Power and Light. Ample supply of electricity can be purchased
lumbus, which is 45 miles from Mouat Concentrator.

from Montana Power Company.

TRANSPORTATION: Railroad. Nearest railroad is at Co-

BUILDINGS: There are about 218 different types of buildings at the mine site and mil site such as bunk houses, dwellings, recreation hall, mess halls, hospitals, laboratory shops

Highway. There is an excellent blacktop highway between Mouat Concentrator and Columbus, Montana.

and warehouses, offce, compressor building, concentrator building, etc. Total area of all structures about 300,000 sq. ft. Construction is timber frame and trusses are generally used in the shops and warehouses. Largest building is the Concentrator Building. Practically all buildings have incandescent

Helena O. R. P. D.-Brochure available.

Ore Reduction Plant Surplus
100-125 tons per day.

lighting. Also toilet facilties in nearly all structures. MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Mine Site. In minesuffcient air-powered Drils, air-powered Mucking Machines, Storage Battery Locomotives, Mine Cars for production of
2,000 tons crude ore per twenty-four hours.

Domestic Manganese and Development Company

Other. Two 500 HP and one 700 HP electrically-driven Air Compressors to supply compressed air for mine operations.
Mil Site. Necessary machinery in Crusher Plant and Concentrator to treat 2,000 tons crude ore per twenty-four hours, in-

Designed as a flotation plant to concentrate low-grade (12% to 20%) to high-grade (33% to 40%) manganese carbonate ore. LAND: About 1.5 acres, leased. BUILDINGS: Crushing Plant and Mil Building, 16,600 sq.

Butte, Montana.-Plancor 1804.

ft., and Offce Building, 1,300 sq. ft. Timber frame construction.

cluding Crushers, Classifiers, one-hundred-forty-hour Concentrating Tables, Thickeners, Filers.

Ample supply of offce equipment including filing cabinets, typewriters, adding and calculating machines. Ample supply of
beds, bedding, etc., for bunk houses and guest house. Ample
maintenance work.

EQUIPMENT: Crushers, screens, grinders, classifiers, flotation units, conditioners, pumps, thickeners, etc. TIE S: Water from wells on site and city. UTILI
Gas, power, light from local utilty company.

supply of equipment for mess halls. Some machine tools for

TRANSPORTATION: Three spur tracks on site.
Helena O. R. P. D.-Brochure available.

NEBRASKA

Ammunition Loading Plant Surplus
1,505,336 sq. ft.

height 9', 2nd floor 11'.

Ametal Screening: 2 floors, 4,927 sq. ft., concrete floor, ceilng

Cornhusker Ordnance Plant,

Ametal Melt and Pour: 3 floors, concrete floors, 9,458 sq. ft.,
ceilng height 1st floor 22', 2nd floor 8', 3 rd floor 8'.

Grand Island, Nebraska.-Army. Designed for shell and bomb loading and crystallzing ammonium nitrate from solution. LAND: 12,778 acres, 4,299 acres of which have been leased. BUILDINGS: Total number 568.
Buildings consist of administrative building, including dorm-

Quaker Oats Ordnance Corporation,

ceilng height 17'. TNT Melt and Pour: 6,761 sq. ft., concrete floor, ceilng height
19'.

Cooling Bldg.: 2 floors, 5,478 sq. ft. each, concrete floors,

Assembly-Packing-Shipping: 9,196 sq. ft., ceilng height 18'. MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Machine tools, production equipment including electric and induction motors, 1%

ammonium nitrate area, shop area, storage area, bomb loading lines, storage magazines, guard and farm buildings. Ex-

itories, cafeteria barracks, residences and utilty structures,
in general one story, of wood or concrete frame, depending

through 200 kva transformers, air compressors, cranes, hying machines, evaporating pans and mercury tractors. Lab-

draulic elevators, gauges, hoists, crystallzing kettles, screen-

cept administrative building and dormitories, buildings are

oratory and testing equipment, offce furniture and fixtures,

cafeteria, laundry and hospital equipment and fixtures and
automotive equipment.

ters, concrete or wood floors, roll type or shingle roofing. Administration Building: 1 unit of basement and 2 floors, wood

on use, drop siding with sheathing in offces and living quar-

UTILITIES: Water from 8 wells on site.

floors, wood roof, each floor 21,286 sq. ft., ceilng heights, basement 13', 1st floor 11' 2nd floor 9'7". Ammonium Nitrate Area: 6 Evaporator Bldgs., 1,415 sq. ft. each, concrete floors, 6 Crystallzer Bldgs., 7,232 sq. ft. each,
concrete floors.

Island. Sanitary sewer system and sewage disposal plant on premises.

Electricity from Consumers Public Power District, Grand

TRANSPORTATION: Spur to C. B. & Q. R. R. Omaha O. R. P. D.-Brochure available (AP-61)
Alcohol Plant
17,500,000 gallons per year.

Booster Line: Inert storage, 7,235 sq. ft., concrete floor. Booster Assembly 6,987 sq. ft., concrete floor. Tetryl Pelleting Bldg., 3,189 sq. ft. concrete floor, Booster Service Mag. 2,491 sq. ft., concrete floor. (All 12' ceilng heights) 6 Booster Line Ramps 9,653 total sq. ft., concrete floor, 7' ceilng height,
each line 10' wide by 200' long.

Surplus

Farm Crops Processing Corporation,
Omaha, Nebraska.-Plancor 1608.
Entire plant consists of a series of functional units primarily

Inert Storage Area: 6 Bldgs., 11,118 sq. ft. each, 14' ceilng height.

Bomb Loading Line: (Typical of all three).

Warehouses: 8 Bldgs., 19,160 total sq. ft., wood floors.

and residual fodder values. Plant was completely rebuilt for

for production of grain alcohol and recovery of by-products

Inert Storage: 49,392 sq. ft., concrete floor, ceilng height 16'.

these purposes. Approximate annual capacity of facilties follows: 190 proof Ethyl Alcohol, 17,500,000 gallons; feed recovery

height 17'. Nose Pour Bldg.: 6,705 sq. ft., concrete floor, ceilng height 11'.

Receiving and Painting: 17,521 sq. ft., concrete floor, ceilng

63,000 tons; mold bran 25,000,000 lbs.; corn oil 4,900,000 lbs.; C02 35,000 tons.

LAND: Plant includes a tract of land across the river in

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Iowa, where wells provide industrial water. Area in Omaha

333,795 sq. ft., first floor concrete and wood block, second floor
hangar 28', in work room 14', in offce 9', in loading dock 18';

is 6.28 acres; Iowa 0.22 acre. BUILDINGS: Total floor area 113,000 sq. ft. Main Building, three story and basement, steel frame, brick walls; floor area 91,300 sq. ft. Alcohol Weighing and Loading Building, Drum Dryer Building, Sacking and Offce Building, etc., 21,700 sq. ft. MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Facilties for the following operations: grain handling, grain processing, fermentation, yeast processing, stiling and rectifying, alcohol storage,

wood; concrete and frame structural features. Wall construction of concrete tie block and wood. Clear ceilng height in

built-up 4-ply asphalt roof. Bays in work space and offces approximately 19'6" by 20'. Hangar clear span of approximately 158'6". Unit No.2 is equipped with one-half ton twohoists, hand operated, and electric freight elevator.

coil overhead crane, with electrical power; two one-ton chain

food recovery, evaporators, auxilary unit for water supply

Building No. B, 321 consists of Units, 4, 5, and 6: 2-story

and treatment of raw well water.

UTILITIES: Water from City and from wells on Iowa site. Power, light, gas, steam from local utility company. TRANSPORTATION: Railroad siding into plant. Omaha O. R. P. D.-Brochure available.

Building B, 308. The balance of the buildings consists' of electric, air, and heating building, oil storage house, pump house, reservoir, guard tower, pedestrian tunnel, and garage. MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Grinders, presses, lathes,

395,607 sq. ft., construction details substantially same as

shapers, miling machines and other machine tools and proequipment.

Aircraft Plant

duction equipment, heat treating equipment, laboratory and testing equipment, furniture and fixtures, and automotive

1,835,0 sq. ft. Aircraft Assembly Plant No.1,
Glenn L. Martin Company,
Fort Crook, 5 miles southeast of

UTILITIES: Water from two wells on site.
Sewage disposal on site.
Other services by local utilty companies.

Omaha, Nebraska.-Army.

LAND: 506.25 acres.

TRANSPORTATION: Missouri Pacific Railroad spur. Omaha O. R. P. D.-Brochure available (AP-B).

BUILDINGS: Assembly Building, basement and one story, area 1,394,700 sq. ft., concrete floor, wood block and asphalt tile finish, reinforced concrete and steel frame, walls of concrete and gunite, ceilng height basement 15', 1st floor 22',
28', 44', 4-ply tar and gravel roof.

Ammunition Loading Plant
2,212,0 sq. ft.
Nebraska Ordnance Plant,

Personnel Building, three story, area 20,180 sq. ft., concrete floor, terrazzo and asphalt tile finish, frame of steel, walls
of face brick with common brick backing, ceilng height 10', 4-ply tar-gravel roof.
Oil House, basement and one story, area 20,000 sq. ft., concrete

15 miles south of Fremont, Nebraska.-Army.

height, basement 10', 1st floor 16' 4-ply tar and gravel roof. Paint Shop, basement and one story, area 82,000 sq. ft. Same
construction features as Oil House except ceiling height is 15' in basement, 30' on 1st floor.
is 28'.

floor, frame of concrete and steel, walls of concrete, ceilng

plant for converting nitrate liquor into nitrate crystals. LAND: About 17,368 acres. BUILDINGS: Staff and residence area contains ten six-room
and five five-room frame houses with garages. There are two wooden dormitories. Administration area contains the following buildings:

The ammonium nitrate unit within the plant is a graining

Hangar No.1 & 2, basement and one story, area 119,200 sq. ft. Same construction features as Oil House except ceilng height
wood, ceilng height 9', composition tar and gravel roof.
composition roof.

sq. ft., floors of concrete and wood, frame of wood, walls of
Ferry Pilots' Lounge, two story, area 24,200 sq. ft., concrete and wood floors, brick frame and walls, ceilng height 10',
floors with asphalt and tile finish, concrete frame, ceilng

Protection Building, basement and three story, area 20,180

Administration Building, floor area 43,350 sq. ft., Cafeteria floor area 15,540 sq. ft., Employment Building, floor area 8,900 sq. ft., Hospital, floor area 8,100 sq. ft., Telephone Exchange Building, floor area 1,140 sq. ft., Laboratory floor area 3,000 sq. ft., Assembly Hall floor area 12,275 sq. ft. These are
change Building which is of brick. Sh?p. and maintenance area contains the following principal bUlldings: General Warehouse, floor area 10,670 sq. ft., Maintenance and Repair Bldg., floor area 25,930 sq. ft., Boiler Plant floor area 4,500 sq. ft., Dry Cleaning and Laundry Bldg., floor area 10,670 sq. ft., Wood-working Shop, floor area 10,670 sq. ft.,
all frame buildings with wood siding except Telephone Ex-

Engineering Building, three story, area 84,300 sq. ft., concrete
heights 11'9", concrete roof.

Balance of buildings are minor.

South Unloading Dock, one story, total area 38,880 sq. ft, all concrete construction, ceilng height 22', 4-ply roof.

MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Driling, miling, riveting, swaging, threading, forming, punching, numbering, sewing, scrubbing, machines; grinders, lathes, presses, sanders,

50,355 sq. ft., Equipment Storage, floor area 6,900 sq. ft. These are generally of wood framing with tie walls.

In another area, called the Heavy Equipment and Garage Repair Shop Area, are the following facilties: Garage and Repair Shop, floor area 12,383 sq. ft., Warehouse, floor area
house which is included in the description of the lines. Ammunition (explosive) storage and shipping areas: The finished ammunition area contains 102 igloos 26' and 60' with a total floor area of 159,000 sq. ft. These have concrete walls and wood roof construction.
The high explosive area contains 117 similar igloos 26' by 40'
with total floor area of 121,000 sq. ft.

Garage, floor area 5,130 sq. ft.

Inert Storage: Each loading line has its inert storage ware-

heat treating furnaces, pumps, portable tools, cranes, hoists
equipment, automotive equipment, administrative offce equipment.

saws, shapers, hammers, shearers, spacers, welding equipment,

and other materials handling equipment, laboratory and testing

wells.

UTILITIES: Water from Fort Crook Water System, four

Electricity from local utilty company, also gas. TRANSPORTATION: Spur from C. B. & Q. R. R.
This plant is available for lease only.

Ammonium Nitrate area contains seven standard evaporator
and crystallzer units.
one booster line. Each bomb loading line has about 30 build-

Loading Lines consist of four typical bomb loading lines and

Omaha O. R. P. D.-Brochure available (AP-16).

ings with a total floor area of about 150,000 sq. ft. per line, exclusive of ramps. This area includes the boiler house serving each line. Layout conforms to the typical loading plant, in which the lines are widely separated and each line consists of a few main buildings with numerous small detached buildings, with most buildings connected by covered passageways.

Aircraft Modification Plant
747,689 sq. ft. Modification Center No.8.

Glenn L. Martin Company,

Fort Crook, Nebraska.-Army. LAND: Approximately 87.3 acres. BUILDINGS: 9, with combined area of 747,689 sq. ft. Building No. B, 308 consists of Units, 1, 2, and 3: 2 story,

Principal buildings in each bomb loading line are an Inert Storage Warehouse, 50,000 sq. ft. floor area; Receiving and Painting Building, 18,000 sq. ft.; Assembly, Packing and Shipping Building, 10,000 sq. ft Booster line contains 10 buildings having a total floor area

of about 31,000 sq. ft. Principal buildings, the Inert Storage

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Warehouse, about 5,800 sq. ft., and the Assembly Building

6,200 sq. ft. These buildings in general have masonry walls,
composition roof on wood deck.

Steel Foundry
4,0 tons castIngs per yer.

Surplus

Ammonium Nitrate Storage areas contain storage sheds 50'

b.y.30'. These are frame construction, with asphalt shingle siding on wood sheathing.

Omaha Steel Works,

609 South 48th Street,
Omaha, Nebraska.-Plancor 1402.

MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Numerous items including hoppers, pulverizers, screens, conveyors, preheaters, !Delt units, evaporatingscales, crystallzing kettles, platforms, industrial trucks, skids, pans, pelleting presses, feed presses, blenders, battery charging units, bomb printing and striping machines, hoists, tanks, pumps, lift jacks, etc.
We1I equipped maintenance and machine shop facilties. UTILITIES: Water from 11 wells on site. Sewage disposal by project facilties, including sewage treatment plant.

Designed to augment lessee's production of steel castings. LAND: About 2.13 acres, leased.

BUILDING: Total floor area about 26,000 sq. ft.

Main Foundry with lean-to and various adjoining rooms. Structural steel framing, brick and steel sash sidewalls. Area main portion 16,200 sq. ft., lean-to 8,000 sq. ft., miscellaneous rooms adjoining building 1,800 sq. ft.
Clearance main portion 26', other clearances from 11' to 19'.

Power and light from local utilty companies. TRANSPORTATION: About 35 miles of plant track connecting to the Union Pacific and the Chicago, Burlington and

ovens, blast room including dust collector, two Moore lectro-

MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Two batteries of core

Quincy R. R.'s.

melt furnaces, two jolt rollover machines, four furnace charging brickets, fifteen air grinders, machine tools, etc.
Also three traveling cranes.

This project is available for lease in whole or part, subject to possible restrictions as to its proposed use.
Omaha O. R. P. D. (AP-129).

UTILITIES: City and public utilty companies.
Omaha O. R. P. D.-Brochure avaüable.

NEVADA
Magnesium Plant
112,000,00 lb.. per y_r.

Surplus

Ore Reduction Plant, Manganese Oxide Surplus
90,0 tons per year.
Manganese Ore Company,
Las Vegas, Nevada.-Plancor 402.

Basic Magnesium, Inc., Henderson and Gabbs, Nevada.-Plancor 201.

PLANT: This project covers an entire industry from mines
to refined metal.

LAND: Approximately 446 acres in the mining district of
Las Vegas.

At Gabbs are located the mines and concentrates mil. At Henderson is the metals and refining plant, producing magnesium

by the M. E. L. cell electrolytic process. Substantially the
plancor consists of these units: Ore mine, Oxide Plant, Gabbs. Housing, Gabbs. Chlorine Plant, Henderson. (Capacity 100 tons
of chlorine and 110 tons of caustic soda per day.) Housing, Henderson. Metals Plant, Refinery and Flux Plant, Hender-

of wood frame construction. Total area about 63,500 sq. ft. On site is a housing development of sixty homes, 4 rooms each,
All wood frame construction. At Boulder City are fifteen permanent 2-bedroom stucco houses.
also 2 dormitories 6,300 sq. ft. each and mess hall 7,200 sq. ft.

BUILDINGS: Some twenty utilty and functional buildings

son. Power, Water, etc., both locations. The plan cor is currently being operated as a multiple-tenancy

MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Plant includes numerous items of equipment for following plant units: Ore Reclaiming from Stockpile, Coarse Crushing, Fine Crushing, Grinding,
Pulp and Leaching, Sulphur, Thickener, Neutralizing, Evaporating, Sand Filter, Roasting, Nodulizing, Finished Product. Roasting Plant contains an 11' by 360' rotary kiln complete.

project. Facilties are available for practically any type of
Parts of this plant have been leased for varied periods. Nego-

operation.

NOTE: This plant description is based upon the wartime use
of the property prior to its designation as "Surplus". Subse-

tiations may be entered into for the purchase or lease of all
or part of the remainder, or for the purchase of the entire

quently, however, the independent disposal of the machinery

and equipment has been authorized, and it is possible that all
UTILITIES: Water is pumped from Lake Meade about twelve

or part of the original machinery and equipment has been

project subject to the provisions of the leases in effect. San Francisco O. R. P. D.-Brochure available.

removed.

miles away to a 1,000,000 gallon tank, situated about 1,500'
and septic tanks. Power and light from the Boulder Dam power project.

from the plant site and 150' above the plant. Modern sewers

TRANSPORTATION: Spur track of Union Pacific R. R.
San Francisco O. R. P. D.-Brochure available.

NEW HAMPSHIRE
Aircraft Parts Plant

100,500 sq. ft.

Scott & Wiliams, Inc. Laconia, New Hampshire.-Plancor 277.

Sold BUILDINGS: Two brick buildings built about forty years ago for textile mil. Main Building and Wiring. Total floor area, 210,000 sq. ft., divided into five floors of 28,000 sq. ft. in the main building
brick bearing walls, wood beams and floors, interior wood col-

and five 14,000 sq. ft. floors in the wing. Ceilng heights, 13'6", 12'6", 12'6", 12'3", 13'6", respectively. Mil-type construction,

Electronic Devices Plant
245,0 sq. ft. Sylvania Electric Products Company, Inc., Washington Street, Dover, New Hampshire.-Nord-1236. LAND: About 3.3 acres, leased from city of Dover.

umns, tar and gravel roof. (Third and fourth floors in main building are new). Present floor load design about 75 lb. Two reconditioned elevators, 1,000, 2,000 lb. capacity and 1 new 3ton capacity elevator. Cafeteria with 1,100 capacity with complete kitchen equipment on third floor. Wet-pipe sprinkler system on all floors.
Picker Building. A three-story separate building connected

102 (New Hampshire) (New Jersey)
to main building by passagewaÝ, total area about 35,000 sq. ment for manufacturing secret fuse devices, also factory benches, lockers, etc., as well as kitchen equipment. ft., clearance 15'6", 13'0", 15'6", respectively. Mil type construction, brick bearing walls, wood beams and floors, interior UTILITIES: City and local utilty companies. wood columns, tar and gravel roof. Dry-pipe sprinkler system. MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Special production equip- Boston O. R. P. D.-Brochure available (NP-27).

NEW JERSEY
Aircraft Parts Plant
50,40 sq. ft. Air Associates, Inc.,

Sold

hammermils, vibrating screens, two 750 ton electrode presses,
gas exhausters, carbon cleaning machines, two gas producers,

EQUIPMENT: Carbon Plant: crushers, hoppers, grinders,

Teterboro, New Jersey.-Plancor 123.

Aircraft Parts Plant
6OAOO sq. ft.

Sold

etc. Aluminum Plant: 3 pot lines each containing 128 reduction pots. Metal Service Building: one 27,000# remelt furnace, 2 ingot casting machines. Twenty 6 ton, two 10 ton cranes. NOTE: This plant description is based upon the wartime use
of the property prior to its designation as "Surplus". Subse-

Air Cruisers, Inc., Clifton, New Jersey.-Plancor 217.

quently, however, the independent disposal of the machinery
or part of the original machinery and equipment has been

and equipment has been authorized, and it is possible that all
removed.

Oxygen Plant
64,0,000 cu. ft. per year.
Air Reduction Sales Company,

Surplus

by Pennsylvania R. R.

UTILITIES: City and local utilty company. TRANSPORTATION: About 2¥. miles of track on site, served
Philadelphia O. R. P. D.-Brochure available.

Warren and King Streets, Gloucester, New Jersey.-Nobs-258. LAND: About ¥. acre made up of two plots separated by a city street. BUILDINGS: Consist of main plant (oxygen plant), flow master control house, transformer substation, garage (designated
"Trailer Building").

Chemical Plant, Acrylonitrile
10,000 Ibs. per day. American Cyanamid Company,
Linden, New Jersey.-Plancor 1426.

Sold

Oxygen Plant, 66' by 105' overall. One story, total area 6,864 sq. ft., clearances: engine room 18', soda tower 35', storage room 23', boiler room 13', elsewhere 10'. Construction: con-

Ordnance Parts Plant
69,300 sq. ft. American Type Founders, Inc.,
Newark, New Jersey.-Army.

Sold

walls, structural timber columns and beams, concrete floors,

crete foundations, coal bin of reinforced concrete retaining

outside walls of painted clapboard siding nailed to studs.
Sprinklered. Flow Meter Control House, 11' by 16', ceilng 8'6", brick walls, concrete floor and roof. Transformer Substation, 9' by 10'10", ceilng 10'3", brick walls,

Aircraft Engine Parts Plant
63Aoo sq. ft.

Sold

concrete floor and roof. (Building is set on concrete slab 15'

by 27'.)
Trailer Building, 50' by 67'3", clearance 15' to underside truss,

one story, floor area, 3,120 sq. ft., concrete foundations, pilastered brick walls supporting three 50' span steel trusses, concrete floor.

American Type Founders, Inc.
Newark, New Jersey.-Plancor 1710.

compressors, gas holder, soda towers, oxygen columns, lique-

MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Air compressor, oxygen

Asbestos Products Plant Surplus
28,000 sq. ft.

faction units, electrical equipment, pumps, piping, etc. UTILITIES: City and local utilty companies.

Asbestos Limited, Inc.,
Main Street and Stone House Road,

TRANSPORTATION: Spur track of Penna. R. R. crosses
within 14 mile of plant. Philadelphia O. R. P. D.-Brochure available (NP-42).

Navy property in entering the adjacent plant. Sidings available

covering.

Milington, New Jersey.-Nobs-347. Used in the production of thermal insulation, particularly pipe

Aluminum Plant
64,600 sq. ft. Aluminum Company of America, Burlington, New Jersey.-Plancor 226-A3.

Surplus

LAND: About 1 acre, more or less. BUILDING: 100' by 180', one story. Two penthouses with two clear stories extending above roof, one over drier oven and the other over boiler room. Area, first floor, 18,000 sq. ft.,
clearance 12', area, penthouses, 10,000 sq. ft. Construction:

The Aluminum Plant was complete unit for the reduction to
pig of aluminum and alloys. Capacity 96,000,000 pounds per

concrete foundations, concrete block walls (plastered), brick piers, and steel sash. Steel girders and beams supported on steel columns, roof gypsum plank with built-up roofing. Fluorescent lighting. Drier oven is 20' by 100' by 8' high, constructed of cinder blocks
end.

year.

The Carbon Plant was a complete unit for the manufacture

and reinforced concrete roof, and roll-up metal doors at each
crete piers over a pit in the floor.
ers, tanks, etc.

of carbon electrodes. Capacity 115,000,000 lbs. per year.

LAND: Approximately 69¥. acres, of which approximately 4Y: acres lies under water between wharf line and bulkhead
line.

Two autoclaves, 6' in diameter by 72' long, are set on con-

BUILDINGS: Some 30 buildings, including 6 Pot Room Buildings (200,000 sq. ft.), Rectifier Building (37,300 sq. ft.), Metal Service (45,000 sq. ft.), Carbon Storage (86,000 sq. ft), 2 Carbon Baking (73,000 sq. ft.), Carbon Rodding (71,000 sq. ft.).
protected metal siding.

MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Platform cars, turntables, dust-collecting system, pallets, dryer racks, drum mix-

Most structures are clear span structural steel framing with

UTILITIES: Local utilty companies. TRANSPORTATION: D. L. & W. Siding. New York O. R. P. D.-Brochure available (NP-16).

(New Jersey) 103

Magnesium Foundry Surplus
1,920,000 Ibs. per year.
Bendix Aviation Corporation

Chain Testing Plant
3,800 sq. ft. Chatham Engineering Company, Inc. Chatham, New Jersey.-Plancor 1919.

Sold

Teterboro, New Jersey.-Plancor 132.
Designed to produce magnesium sand castings.

LAND: Approximately 7% acres. BUILDING: Total area 88,000 sq. ft. One story, monitor type,

Parts Foundry
18,000 sq. ft.

Sold

tural steel frame, exterior walls of brick with steel sash. Installed are 12 hand push cranes complete with electrification up to 2,500 lb. capacity; 15 hoists up to two-ton capacity; 15
systems of various types conveyors.

179' by 402', with mezzanine. Clearances 29' and 25'. Struc-

Cooper Alloy Foundry Company
Hilside, New Jersey.-Plancor 1637.

hardness tester, sand testing equipment, etc.

MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Furnaces, tanks, pyrometers, core sand hoppers, bench vises, lathes, grinders, saws,

Sheet Metal Shop
21,500 sq. ft.

Sold

Couse Laboratories,
300 Passaic Street,

UTILITIES: Local utilty company.

Sewage disposal plant on site. TRANSPORTATION: Siding of Erie Railroad.
provisions of the lease in effect.

Newark, New Jersey.-Plancor 948.

tiations may be entered into for its purchase subject to the

This plant has been leased for a period of two years. Nego-

Radio Parts Plant
55,500 sq. ft.

Sold

New York O. R. P. D.-Brochure available.

Henry L. Crowley & Company, Inc.
West Orange, New Jersey.-Plancor 157.

Aircraft Parts Plant
109,00 sq. ft.
Bendix Aviation Corporation Teterboro, New Jersey.-Plancor 8-113.

Surplus
Ordnance Plant

8,4 sq. ft.
Crucible Steel Company, Harrison, New Jersey.-Army. LAND: 57 acres land owned by Crucible Steel Company.

LAND: 3 parcels containing approximately 13 acres. BUILDING: One and two story factory and offce-type brick
building. Overall size 327' x 242'. Structural steel framing.

Clearance first floor 13', second floor 15'. Sprinklered.

MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Lathes, miling, grinding, boring, driling machines, furnace, oven, scale, power

presses, tank trucks, etc. Laboratory and testing equipment and furniture and fixtures.

chinery is owned by R.F.C. and the Navy Dept.

BUILDINGS: 1 story building with corrugated iron walls on steel frame, cinder floor and concrete foundation. MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: All equipment and ma-

NOTE: This plant description is based upon the wartime use of the property prior to its designation as "Surplus". Subsequently, however, the independent disposal of the machinery

and equipment has been authorized, and it is possible that all

property. New York O. R. P. D.-Brochure available (AP-155).

UTILITIES: City and local utilty companies. TRANSPORTATION: Pennsylvania Railroad adjacent to

or part of the original machinery and equipment has been

removed.

UTILITIES: Local utilty company. Plant has its own sewage disposal facilties.
TRANSPORTATION: Erie Railroad siding 700' from building. New York O. R. P. D.-Brochure available.

Laboratory & Testing Surplus
221,600 sq. ft.
Curtiss-Wright Corporation,

Caldwell, New Jersey.-Plancor 43.

Magnesium Foundry Sold
3,6,000 Ibs. per year.
Bendix Aviation Corporation,
Tonnelle Avenue and 72nd Street,
North Berglu, New Jersey.-Plancor 8-106.

Designed as a laboratory, experimental and development plant equipped with a complete metallurgical laboratory. LAND: Approximately 20 acres. BUILDING: One story, experimental factory and laboratory
building 307' by 380' with three story offce section 63' by 306',

main section 117,000 sq. ft., offce section 88,850 sq. ft., mezzanine 15,800 sq. ft. Clearance main section 21'. Reinforced
concrete construction with tile exterior walls. Sprinklered.

Pipe Line

Negotiations for this facilty have been closed, and its disposal

wil soon be announced.

1680). . .
1,340 miles.
"Big Inch" Pipe Line from Longview, Texas to

Surplus

Linden, New Jersey.-Plancor 1226 (See also Plancor

Two 15-ton, two 5-ton, three 3-ton, eight 2-ton, and one I-ton cranes.

MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Lathes, grinding maanvils, etc. Many items of laboratory and testing equipment. Also ample furniture and fixtures and portable tools.
NOTE: This plant description is based upon the wartime use

chines, driling machines, furnaces, sanders, vises, welders,

of the property prior to its designation as "Surplus". Subse-

Brochure available.
Pipe Line

Utilities Branch, Industrial Division, Washington, D. C.Surplus
1,477 miles.

quently, however, the independent disposal of the machinery

and equipment has been authorized, and it is possible that all

or part of the original machinery and equipment has been

removed.

'''Little Big Inch" Pipe Line, from Beaumont, Texas to

Linden, New Jersey.-Plancor 1680 (See also Plancor
1226) .
Negotiations for this facilty have been closed, and its disposal

TIE S: Water supplied by others from well. Power and UTILI light by local utilty company. New York O. R. P. D.-Brochure available.

Aircraft Parts Plant
101,00 sq. ft.
Curtiss-Wright Corporation,

Sold

will soon be announced.

Brochure available.

Utilities Branch, Industril Division, Washington, D. C.-

Newark, New Jersey.-Plancor 43.

104 (New Jersy)

Electronic Tube Plant Surplus
30,0 sq. ft.
Allen B. Dumont Laboratories, Inc., 2 Main Avenue, Passaic, New Jersey.-Nobs-96.

Aircraft Parts Plant
97,670 sq. ft.

Sold

General Electric Company,
Bloomfield, New Jersey.-Plancor 363.

PLANT: Land, building, machinery and equipment used for the production of cathode tubes and oscilographs. LAND: About 0.791 acre. Frontage of 63' on Main Avenue
and a total area of about 10,000 sq. ft. Land is lessee-owned

Electrical Equipment Plant 272,4 sq. ft.
General Electric. Company,
East State Street,
Hamilton Township near Trenton, New Jersey.-Plancor 597.

Sold

with Government having option to purchase.

BUILDING: Offce and Factory Building. Total floor area 30,000 sq. ft. An irregular-shaped structure of two-story, basement, and penthouse. Basement, clearance 9', first floor and
second floor, clearances 14'. Construction, brick exterior walls
with interior plaster and paint finish, structural-steel columns,

Aircraft Parts Plant
176,00 sq. ft. General Motors Corporation,

Surplus

girders, and beams, concrete basement floor, upper floors maple, wood plank deck, steel sash. Sprinklered.

MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Electric furnace, bombarders, bulb dryers, exhaust positions, trimming machines, stem machines, sealing machines, glass lathes, Tenneysphere

Eastern Aircraft,
Linden, New Jersey.-Plancor 569.

chamber, baking oven, spray booths, air compressors, maintecal pyrometers,hydrogen ovens, etc. UTILITIES: City and local public utilty companies. TRANSPORTATION: Siding of Erie Railroad. New York O. R. P. D.-Brochure available (NP-B5).

utilized as landing field.

LAND: 188.36 acres, of which approximately 180 acres are
BUILDINGS: Storage Building with Garage, an Administration Building and Hangar, a Boiler House and Guard Room,
a Pilot's Dormitory and two Oil Storage houses. (Accessory

nance equipment, polariscopes, spectograph, microscopic, opti-

to the principal buildings are a firing range, a pump house,
suction tank and tank and pump pits). Storage Building of heavy wood construction, floor area 64,120 sq. ft., ceilng height 12'. Administration and Hangar Building,
wood and steel, floor area 100,000 sq. ft. Clearances 9' and 43'.

Shipyard
East Coast Shipyard Bayonne, New Jersey.-Maritime.

Sold

MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Presses, bending, dril-

ing, grinding and miling machines, saws, lathes, shapers, shearing machines, anodyzing, fire-fighting, photographic,
machines, transformers, etc. Also included 135 chain hoists, 7
cranes, 1 conveyor section.

radio and painting equipment, tanks, welders, motors, sawing

Warehouse
82,000 sq. ft. Federal Shipbuilding and Drydock Company

NOTE: This plant description is based upon the wartime use
of the property prior to its designation as "Surplus". Subsequently, however, the independent disposal of the machinery

(Reynolds Metal Building) Kearney, New Jersey.-Maritime. LAND: About 4 acres.

and equipment has been authorized, and it is possible that all
or part of the original machinery and equipment has been

removed.

BUILDING: Warehouse Building. One-story, brick 100' by 820'. Concrete floor, wood roof.. Dry sprinkler system. Railroad siding full length north side of building. New York O. R. P. D.

UTILITIES: Municipality and local utility companies. TRANSPORTATION: Spur from Pennsylvania Railroad. New York O. R. P. D.-Brochure available.

Aircraft Plant
Sold

Precision Parts Plant
14,0 sq. ft. Aurele M. Gatti, Inc.,
Trenton, New Jersey.-Plancor 395.

480,0 sq. ft.

Surplus

General Motors Corporation,
Trenton, New Jersey.-Plancor 586.

LAND: 74 acres separated by a railroad into two parcels of 56 acres and 18 acres.
Surplus
BUILDINGS: Hangar Building, area 80,000 sq. ft., with Offce and Lean-to additions of 22,000 sq. ft.
construction. Storage Building, area 182,000 sq. ft., wood construction. Engineering and Experimental Building and other buildings, total 76,000 sq. ft.
Miscellaneous small units about 6,000 sq. ft.
presses, shaping, shearing and boring machines, crimper, ham-

Radio Parts Plant
31,000 sq. ft. General Ceramics & Steatite Corp.,
Keasbey, New Jersey.-Plancor 353.

Spare Parts Building, area 114,000 sq. ft.; structural steel

LAND: Two parcels totalling about 0.56 acre. BUILDINGS: Main Building, one story and basement steel frame building with stuccoed cement block walls. Area basement 8 000 sq. ft., main floor 20,000 sq. ft. Clearances main
floor 10: and 15'. Fluorescent lighting.

MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Lathes, drils, punches,

Inspection & Shipping Building, steel frame, brick veneer, hollow tie walls. Area 3,000 sq. ft., ceilng 16'. Both buildings connect to lessee's buildings.

mer, rolls, shears, heat treating furnace, sand blaster, shapers, jointers, welding machines, riveters, spray guns, electric drils, air hammers, buffers and reamers. Also laboratory and testing

for production of steatite parts consisting. of m~chinery and
miscellaneous items. Also offce and cafeteria equipment.

MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Specialized equipment

equipment including X-Ray, metalloscope, stress and strain recorder, comparator, etc. NOTE: This plant description is based upon the wartime use
of the property prior to its designation as "Surplus". Sub-

UTILITIES: City and local utilty companies. TRANSPORTATION: Spur track of Lehigh Valley R. R. This plant ha/l been leased for a period of one year. Negotiations may be entered into for its purchase subject to the provisions of the lease in effect.

sequently, however, the independent disposal of the machinery and equipment has been authorized, and it is possible that all or part of the original machinery and equipment has been removed.

UTILITIES: City and local utilty company.
TRANSPORTATION: Siding of Reading Railroad. Philadelphia O. R. P. D.-Brochure available.

New York O. R. P. D.-Brochure available.

(New Jersey) 105

Electrical Equipment Plant
34,250 sq. ft. Joshua Hendy Iron Works, Ampere, East Orange, New Jersey.-Nobs 91.
area 34,250 sq. ft., clearance, 26' high bay, 12' low bay. Conand lower

UTILITIES: City and local utilty company. TRANSPORTATION: Siding leads to Erie Railroad, covered
loading dock.

LAND: Area of 36,400 sq. ft., under option to purchase. BUILDING: Main Building, one story, 137' by 250', floor
sash rows in high portion of building. Gypsum

visions of the lease in effect. New York O. R. P. D.-Brochure available.
Optical Parts Plant

tions may be entered into for its purchase subject to the pro-

This plant has been leased f01' a period of 8 years. Negotia-

crete floor, structural-steel framing and trusses, brick walls to sil height, corrugated asbestos side walls between the upper
plank deck.

Surplus
86,800 sq. ft.

MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Cranes. Two 15-ton 45' span overhead traveling cranes. Machine tools and other items
of production equipment.

Keuffel and Esser Company,

Third and Adam Streets,
Hoboken, New Jersey.-Nord-1023.

UTILITIES: City and local utilty companies. TRANSPORTATION: Siding of D. L. & W. Railroad. New York O. R. P. D.-Brochure available (NP-52).

LAND: About 0.69 acre. BUILDINGS: Two existing buildings joined by party walls

Penicilln Plant
54,0 sq. ft.
Heyden Chemical Corporation,
Princeton, New Jersey.-Plancor 1957.

Sold

A mil-type manufacturing building that has been rehabiltated, altered, and repaired. Four story, no basement. Total area about 70,000 sq. ft., clearance, 11' to 12'. Brick exterior walls, timber columns and framing. Three interior brick fire walls divide building into four sections. Upper floors are wood, first floor is concrete, flat roof. All floors have automatic
sprinklers. Manufacturing' building of structural steel, brick, and concrete, four-story building, total area, 15,000 sq. ft. (first and second
floor, 10,000 sq. ft.; third and fourth floor, 5,000 sq. ft.). Clear-

with one passage on each floor. Also a boilerhouse.

Chemical Plant, Alumina-Silca Catalyst Surplus
195 tons per month.

ance, 12', brick exterior walls, fireproof structural steel framing, steel sash, concrete floor slabs. Automatic sprinkler system. Cafeteria on first floor (4,000 sq. ft.) has asphalt tile floor
Boiler house. One story, brick, area 1,800 sq. ft., ceilng height, 25', brick walls, concrete floor. Contains two boilers, one operating and one sealed.
finish.

Houdry Process Corporation,
Paulsboro, New Jersey.-Plancor 1324.

Designed to manufacture synthetic cracking catalyst, used in
aviation gasoline production.

framing, transite siding and roof. Clearances from 15' to 56'.

BUILDING: Total floor area 38,500 sq. ft. One story and mezzanine manufacturing building, 138' by 242', 32,000 sq. ft. on main floor, 6,500 sq. ft. in mezzanine. Structural steel

MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Lathes, driling machines, miling machines, dril presses, screw machines, boring

machines, centering machines, grinding machines, polishing
machines, radial dril, lens-polishing machines, glass cutters,

ment, filters, pellet machines, material handling equipment, screening and bagging equipment, pumps, compressors, dust collecting system, etc. UTILITIES: Power and light from utility companies. Other utilties furnished by lessee. TRANSPORTATION: Spur track of Pennsylvania R. R. This plant has been leased for a period of one year. Negotia tionsmay be entered into for its purchase subject to the provisions of the lease in effect.

Proctor and Schwartz gel-dryer 123' long, pulverizing equip-

MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Functional units containing tanks, filtering and mixing equipment, pan dryers,

hoists, spot welder, optical grinding machines, and equipment for adjusting and testing range finders. NOTE: This plant description is based upon the wartime use
of the property prior to its designation as "Surplus". Subse-

quently, however, the independent disposal of the machinery

and equipment has been authorized, and it is possible that all
or part of the original machinery and equipment has been

removed.

UTILITIES: City and local utilty companies.
New York O. R. P. D.-Brochure available (NP-2).

Aircraft Parts Plant
430,00 sq. ft. Walter Kidde & Company, Inc.

Sold

Philadelphia O. R. P. D.-Brochure available.

Bellevile, New Jersey.-Plancor 147.

Communication Equipment Plant 79,6 sq. ft.
Isolantite, Inc.,

Surplus

Aircraft Parts Plant
144,0 sq. ft.
Walter Kidde & Company, Inc.,

Sold

343 Cortlandt Street, Bellevile, New Jersey.-Plancor 222.

Bellevile, New Jersey.-Plancor 29.

LAND: Area ¥. acre. BUILDING: Four story factory, total floor area 79,600 sq. ft.
floor loads, 200 and 300#/sq. ft. Two 7,500 pound capacity electric elevators. Reinforced concrete construction, brick curred except fourth story. tain walls. Sprinkle MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Machine tools including
driling, grinding, tapping and miling machines, shaper, cut97' by 205'. Ceilng height first story 15', others 12'. Allowable

Aircraft Engine Parts Plant Sold
76,000 sq. ft. Lawrance Aeronautical Corporation,
Linden, New Jersey.-Plancor 224.

Tape Plant
11,0 sq. ft.
Lee & Beiln
Carlstadt, New Jersey.-Plancor 2357.

off saws, etc. Other production equipment, including dryer ovens, filter press
and pump, kilns, paint spray and die making machines, etc.

Also portable tools, electric trucks, hand hoists, portable crane, electric welder, punch machine, air hammer and dril, electric
dril, etc.

Laboratory and testing equipment of many types and ample furniture and fixtures.

Capacity 100,000 sq. yds. per month. LAND: 0.327 acre.

Used for production of industrial pressure sensitive tape.
BUILDING: One story and part mezzanine block structure,

106 (New Jersey)

clearances 14' and 9'. Part of exterior is cement coated. Concrete floor.

MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Special production equipment for printing, finishing, and packaging tape, mil room, etc.

UTILITIES: City and local utilty company.
New York O. R. P. D.

EQUIPMENT: Five locomotive cranes, air compressors, cars, furnaces, hoists, welding machines, etc. UTILITIES: City and local utilty company. TRANSPORT ATION: Siding of Pennsylvania R. R. Philadelphia O. R. P. D.-Brochure available.

Aircraft Parts Plant
15,800 sq. ft.

Surplus

Ship Accessories Plant Surplus
26Aoo sq. ft. Quimby Pump Company, Inc., New Brunswick, New Jersey.-Nobs-696.

Luscombe Airplane Corporation,
West Trenton, New Jersey.-Plancor 1335.

LAND: Two tracts, leased, total approximately 3.35 acr.es.
is used for sewage disposal beds.

LAND: Owned by lessee.

In addition an easement on tract of 3.27 acres to the rear which
block masonry walls, 14,200 sq. ft., clearance 16'. Cafeteria and Pantr~r Additions, one story, cinder block walls; area 1,600 sq. ft.

BUILDING: Manufacturing Building. Modern one story,
26,400 sq. ft., clearance 12'.

BUILDINGS: Manufacturing Building, one story, concrete
MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Presses, lathes, grinding
machines, tanks, welding machines, etc. Also one 5-ton crane

steel frame structure with monitor, brick and hollow tile walls, concrete floor, wood block finish, steel sash. Sprinklered. Area,

A 5-ton overhead crane on steel craneway.

UTILITIES: City and local utilty companies. TRANSPORTATION: Main line Pennsylvania Railroad is
200' from property.

and runway and two electric hoists. NOTE: This plant description is based upon the wartime use
or part of the original machinery and equipment has been

New York O. R. P. D.

of the property prior to its designation as "Surplus". Subsequently, however, the independent disposal of the machinery and equipment has been authorized, and it is possible that all
removed.

Radio Parts Plant
24,000 sq. ft
Radio Condenser Company, Camden, New Jersey.-Plancor 863.

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UTILITIES: Water from three wells. Sanitary sewage disposal to battery of six septic tanks together with drainfields. Power and light from local utilty companies. Philadelphia O. R. P. D.-Brochure available.

Machine Tool Plant
19,000 sq. ft.
Gus Reinke Machine & Tool Company, Hilsdale, New Jersey.-Plancor 322.

Sold

Aircraft Parts Plant
Models, Inc.,

Sold Hose Assembly Plant
6,000 sq. ft.

Sold
12,600 sq. ft.

Resistoflex Corporation,

North Bergen, New Jersey.-Plancor 1304.

Bellevile, New Jersey.-Plancor 2134.

Precision Parts Plant
11,800 sq. ft. Moser Jewel Company Perth Amboy, New Jersey.-Plancor 98.

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Radio Equipment Plant
121,000 sq. ft.

Sold

Titeflex, Inc.,
500 Frelinghuysen Avenue,

Ordnance-Nitro Cellulose Plant
146,000 sq. ft. New Jersey Powder Company
Parlin, New Jersey.-Plancor 1618.

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Newark, New Jersey.-Plancor 180.
Radio Tube Plant

39,0 sq. ft.

Surplus

Tung-Sol Lamp Works, Inc.,

Ordnance-Powder Plant
238,0 sq. ft.
New Jersey Powder Company

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Newark, New Jersey.-Plancor 581.
LAND: Approximately 0.57 acres in City

of Newark. About

150 ft. frontage on First Street.

BUILDING: One story and basement used for manufacturing. 50' by 83' used for boiler room, pump room, coal storage, shop, etc. Clearance basement 14', first floor 14'. Manu-

Belvidere, New Jersey.-Plancor 1618.

Aircraft Engine Parts Plant
378,000 sq. ft. Otis Elevator Company, Harrison, New Jersey.-Plancor 37.

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facturing area of steel columns and girders, brick walls, wood

bowstring trusses. Service Section of reinforced concrete. Entire building sprinklered.

MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Annealers, benders, fia-

ment carbonizers, dust collector and exhaust machines, hy-

Shipyard
Penn-J ersey Shipbuilding Corporation,

grinder, lathes, miling machine, etc. NOTE: This plant description is based upon the wartime use
of the property prior to its designation as "Surplus". Sub-

drogen furnaces, sealing machines, welders, dril presses,

5th and Byron Streets,
Camden, New Jersey.-Plancor 247.

sequently, however, the independent disposal of the machinery
removed.

Designed for production of cargo boats. LAND: About 514 acres. BUILDINGS: Mold Loft and Structural Shop Building, three story concrete block masonry and structural steel; area 20,000 sq. ft.; clearance in Mold Loft 14', in St;uctural Shop 24'.
timbers on pile foundations.

and equipment has been authorized, and it is possible that all or part of the original machinery and equipment has been
UTILITIES: City and local utilty company.
Negotiations may be entered into for the purchase subject to
the provisions of the lease in effect.
This plant has been leased for a period of eleven months.

Three Shipways, each 42' wide by 300 long, constructed of

New York O. R. P. D.-Brochure available.

(New Jersey) 107

Aircraft Engine Parts Plant Surplus
119,000 sq. ft. Turbo Engineering Corporation,
Trenton, New Jersey.-Plancor 713.

Aircraft Engine Plant

605,0 sq. ft. Wright Aeronautical Corporation,

Fairlawn, New Jersey.-Plancor 11-3.

LAND: Approximately four acres.
clearance 24'.

BUILDINGS: Factory Building, floor area 62,000 sq. ft.,

Offce Building, four story and basement of brick construction, area 12,000 sq. ft. per floor; clearances 12' and 9'; sprinklered. Boiler House, brick construction; clearances 20', 30', sprinklered; area 9,000 sq. ft.

MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Grinding, driling, bor-

chines, surface plates, furnaces, etc. UTILITIES: City and local utilty company. TRANSPORTATION: Siding of Pennsylvania Railroad. Philadelphia O. R. P. D.-Brochure available.
Radio Tube Plant
11,400 sq. ft.

ing, bending machines, lathes, degreaser, arc welding ma-

pickling equipment, various types furnaces. Also bonderize, cadmium, chrome and bronze plating facilties.
Miscellaneous items of spray booths, magna

LAND: Approximately 44 acres. BUILDINGS: Some 25 buildings, generally heavy mil construction consisting of heavy timber framing with brick walls. Plant completely overhauled and extensively renovated. Consists of main building and numerous incidental units. The Magnesium Foundry and Sand Reclaim Building are new and of modern design. Magnesium Foundry (112,000 sq. ft.) of modern steel frame construction. Sand Reclaim Building of reinforced concrete, steel and brick (22,700 sq. ft.). MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Machine tools, drills, grinders, lathes, milers, presses, saws, etc. Numerous items including specialized foundry equipment,
flux units, arbor

Surplus

presses, etc.

Laboratory and Testing Equipment includes X-Ray Machines,

hardness testers, numerous other items.

United Electronics Company,
54-56 Spring Street,

Newark, New Jersey.-Plancor 619.
LAND: About 0.38 acre.

teria equipment. NOTE: This plant description is based upon the wartime use
of the property prior to its designation as "Surplus". Subse-

Furniture and Fixtures; large number of items including cafe-

ment including bombarders with tubes, exhaust position, heavy duty stem machine, sealing machine, etc.

BUILDINGS: Consists of two adjoining buildings of brick and wood mil type construction, two story and basement; clearance 10' to 13'. Rehabiltated. Sprinklered. MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Tube production equip-

quently, however, the independent disposal of the machinery

and equipment has been authorized, and it is possible that all
removed.

or part of the original machinery and equipment has been

UTILITIES: City and local utilty company. New York O. R. P. D.-Brochure available.
Wright Aeronautical Corporation,

UTILITIES: City and local utilty company. New York O. R. P. D.-Brochure available.
Steel Tubing Plant 27,00 tons per year. Wallngton Tube Corporation,
Wallngton, New Jersey.-Plancor 1806.

Aircraft Engine sq. ft. Surplus Plant 1,D2,6O
East Paterson, New Jersey.-Plancor 11-4.

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LAND: 75.85 acres on the Passaic River. BUILDINGS: 12 major and 10 minor buildings, including
shops, storage and factory buildings, etc.

Construction is generally heavy timber and concrete superstructure, masonry walls, steel sash.
clearances 9' to 29'.

Iron Mines and Ore Reduction Plant Surplus 418,4 tons Iron ore per year. Alan Wood Steel Company, Ringwood, New Jersey.-Plancor 662. Mines property and crushing plant, concentrating mil, and accessories for the production of lump ore and iron ore con-

South Manufacturing Building: 480,000 sq. ft., 3 stories,

East Manufacturing Building: 136,000 sq. ft., one story, clearances 15' to 20'.

and 18'.

Main Building: 240,000 sq. ft., 4 stories, clearances 40', 11',
Personnel Building: 2 stories, 56,300 sq. ft. Manufacturing Building: one story and basement, 35,600 sq. ft.
Storehouse: 4 stories, 46,000 sq. ft.

by others.

centrates to be used in the manufacture of pig iron and steel
known ore deposits, the Peter's Mine located on the northern
adjoining tract of approximately 174 acres.

LAND: Approximately 878 acres. Property contains two

end of the property, and the Cannon Mine which is located

centrally on the property. Also title to mineral rights in an

family dwellngs, church and school, of wood construction. MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Ball mils, jaw crushers, cone crushers, gyratory crushers, cobbers, classifiers, compressors, feeders, filters, generators, separators, pumps, sizers,

BUILDINGS: Group of 23 service structures, new and rebuilt, total area 89,000 sq. ft.; also seventy, one and two

Boiler House and other service buildings total 38,700 sq. ft. MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Machine Tools; boring, grinding, and driling machines, tapping and threading machines, lathes, saws, presses, etc. Other Production Equipment: includes compressors, magnaflux units, oil conditioners, plating and cleaning tanks, coal stoking units, etc.
Portable Tools: 2370 items consisting of air, electric and chain
benders, etc.

hoist, grinders, drils, air hammers, skilsaws, torches, blowers,
compressors, sanders, paint sprayers, pipe threaders and

samples, shovels, tanks, scales, etc. One 20-ton electric crane, one 4-ton hand powered crane. UTILITIES: Water is supplied by two deep wells on site. Sewers discharge into a system of septic tanks.
Power and light furnished by public utilty company.

Laboratory and Testing Equipment: X-Ray machines, furnaces,
and complete laboratory testing equipment. Furniture and Fixtures: Large number of miscellaneous items.

Cranes of varying makes and capacities in most buildings.

NOTE: This plant description is based upon the wartime use of the property prior to its designation as "Surplus". Subseand equipment has been authorized, and it is possible that all
removed.

TRANSPORTATION: Service line on site connects with the
Greenwood Lake Railroad at Wanague, New Jersey.

quently, however, the independent disposal of the machinery
or part of the original machinery and equipment has been

New York O. R. P. D.-Brochure available.

Aircraft Engine Plant
1,980,0 sq. ft. Wright Aeronautical Corporation, Woodbridge, New Jersey.-Plancor 994.

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UTILITIES: By City and local utilty company. TRANSPORTATION: Railroad siding on site.
A part of this plant has been sold. Negotiations may be en-

mainder.

tered int9 for the purchase or lease of all or part of the re-

New York O. R. P. D.-Brochure available.

108 (New Mexico) (New York)

NEW MEXICO
UTILITIES: Water from wells and Magnesium Cell Feed Plant Surplus light from local utilty company. other sources. Power and
61,100,000 Ibs. of magnesium chloride per year.

International Minerals & Chemical Corporation Near Carlsbad, New Mexico.-Plancor 265. Designed to produce magnesium chloride cell feed for use at Austin, Texas, plant. LAND: About 614 acres. BUILDINGS: Fifteen buildings and structures consisting of
four principal and ten minor buildings and a loading dock.
Total floor area about 78,300 sq. ft. Principal buildings include

TRANSPORTATION: Spur, 1,600' long, to Texas & New Mexico R. R. Denver O. R. P. D.-Brochure available.

Carbon Black Plant
15,000,000 Ibs. per year.
Panhandle Carbon Company,

quette Building, 3,000 sq. ft., Boiler House, 12,000 sq. ft. Con-

Evaporator, 45,000 sq. ft., Shop Building, 5,300 sq. ft., Bri-

Near Eunice, New Mexico.-Plancor 22lr3.

struction either structural steel or wood frame, corrugated
13,000 sq. ft.

Designed for manufacture of channel type carbon black. There

asbestos siding. Other buildings of similar construction, about

are also about 8% miles of feeder pipe line and housing accommodations for employees.

EQUIPMENT: Process equipment includes boilers, car puller,

LAND: Carbon Black Plant, about 134.57 acres; Treater

centrifuges, compressors, conveyors, evaporators, fans, cooling
water tower, filters, feed water heaters, weighometers, roto-

meters, pumps, silos, ovens, spray dryers, primary multiclones, blowers, briquette presses, magnetic separators, tanks, turbo mixers, instruments, controls, etc. Power plant on site consisting of six gas diesel engine generator sets and one steam turbine. Capacity 3,650 kw. Steam generated by two 500 hp stoker fired boilers.

Plant, about 3.3 acres; and dwellng site, about 1.8 acres. BUILDINGS: 168 Burner Buildings, each 1,920 sq. ft., light steel frame, sides and roof of V -crimp steel sheets. Processing Buildings, 2,340 sq. ft., and Warehouse, 8,640 sq. ft. Other
buildings aggregate 7,700 sq. ft. In addition, there are eighteen

five room frame dwellngs for employees.

NOTE: This plant description is based upon the wartime use
of the property prior to its designation as "Surplus". Subse-

veyors, air separators, pulverizers, absorber, reactivator, boilers, tanks, drums, motors, etc.

MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Burners, scrapers, con-

quently, however, the independent disposal of the machinery

UTILITIES: Water from well and other sources. Power and
light from local utilty company.

and equipment has been authorized, and it is possible that all
removed.

or part of the original machinery and equipment has been

Sewage disposal system on site. TRANSPORTATION: Siding of A. T. & S. F. R. R. Denver O. R. P. D.-Brochure available.

UTILITIES: Water by city and from wells off site.

TRANSPORTATION: Texas & New Mexico Railroad. Denver O. R. P. D.-Brochure available.

Ore Reduction Plant, Fluorspar Surplus
3,000 tons per month.
Zuni Miling Company, Los Lunas, New Mexico.-Plancor 1060.

Carbon Black Plant 9,200,00 Ibs. per year.
Charles Eneu Johnson & Company

Monument, New Mexico.-Plancor 2254. Designed for the manufacture of channel type carbon black.
plant, and housing for employees.

Designed for manufacture and processing of acid grade fluorspar. LAND: Approximately 47%, acres. BUILDINGS: Total area 14,400 sq. ft.

There are also nine miles of feeder pipe line, a desulphurizing

sq. ft.; structural steel framing, corrugated iron siding.

Miling Building, three stories high, 81' by 82'; area 13,200

LAND: Approximately 160 acres at Carbon Black Plant site, and 1% acres at Treater Plant. BUILDINGS: 80 Burner Buildings, each 12' by 160', eight
steel frame, sides and roof of sheet iron. Also Processing

ener mechanism, various types tanks, filters, reagent feeders, rotary dryer, samplers, conveyors, bucket elevators, screens,
crusher, pumps, dust collector equipment, etc.

Laboratory, Offce, Pump House, 1,200 sq. ft. MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Flotation machine, thick-

Building, 36' by 65', and Warehouse, 60' by 144'. Miscellaneous
other buildings have combined area of approximately 11,000

sq. ft. In addition, there are fourteen four room and bath
frame dwellngs.
veyors, pulverizers, screens, loading and bagging equipment,

MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Burners, scrapers, conpumps, air compressor, tanks, reactivator, etc.

UTILITIES: City and local utilty companies. TRANSPORTATION: Siding from Santa Fe Railroad. This plant has been leased for a period of two years. Negotiations may be entered into for its purchase subject to the provisions of the lease in effect.

Denver O. R. P. D.-Brochure available.

NEW YORK
Ordnance Forging Plant Surplus
61,00 sq. ft. Adirondack Foundries & Steel, Inc., Watervliet, New York.-Plancor 372. Designed to manufacture large rough tube forgings. LAND: Approximately 5 acres. BUILDINGS: Manufacturing Building, one and two stories;
area 55,300 sq. ft.; clearances factory area 36' and 50'; struc-

MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: One 1,000-ton forging press, straightening press, melting furnace, lifting tongs, annealing ovens, circular type vertical furnaces, lathes, grinders,
drils, etc.

cranes, span 45 and 62 ft.; and one 15-ton crane, span 66 ft.
Boiler Room, 5-ton crane, span 18 ft.

Main Building has one 7%-ton crane 50 ft. span; two 10-ton

UTILITIES: City and local utilty company. TRANSPORTATION: Spur track from Delaware and Hudson
Railroad.

tural steel framing, concrete block walls. Building adjoins
structure of others with corrugated iron partition walL.

Power House and Storage Building, total area 5,700 sq. ft.

New York O. R. P. D.-Brochure available.

(New York) 109

Aircraft Engine Plant

55,90 sq. ft.

Aircooled Motors Corporation, Old Liverpool Road, Salina, New York.-NOa-100. LAND: About 6.6 acres (land under all biaildings except A,

buildings on site, including 16 Pot Rooms Buildings, each 34,000 sq. ft. Construction mostly structural steel framing with protected metal siding. Rectifier Buildings (2) are of
brick and steel. Metal Servce, carbon rodding, offce and

various other buildings.

B, BÛ.

MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Principal items are 8 pot lines, each containing 12B reduction pots. Rectifier buildings

contain special equipment to change current to D.C. Numer-

BUILDINGS: Consist generally of additions to existing shop buildings and others of the lessee. Building A, 33' by 200', area 6,600 sq. ft., concrete floor, masonry and steel construction. Sprinklered. (On leased land.) Building B, 33' by 100', area 3,300 sq. ft., similar to Building A (on leased land).
Building B2, Cafeteria, 3,300 sq. ft., prefabricated steel structure (on leased land).

ous items of miscellaneous equipment.

UTILITIES: City and local utilty companies. TRANSPORTATION: Long Island R.R.
A small part of the plant has been sold. At the present

Building No.5, 65' by 95', area 6,400 sq. ft. Building No.6, 51' by 65', area 3,400 sq. ft. Building No.7, 51' by 160', area 8,300 sq. ft. Building No.8, 66' by 104', area 6,800 sq. ft. Engineering Building Addition, 67' by 119', area 8,000 sq. ft.

and it is estimated that this facility will be required by the Navy until July 1, 1947. Negotiations may be entered into for the purchase or lease of all or part of the plant subject to the
provisions of the lease in effect.

time the plant is being leased by the Navy for other purposes

New York O. R. P. D.-Brochure available.

Test Cell Building, 63' by 79', area 5,000 sq. ft. Test Cell Addition, 40' by 41', area 1,600 sq. ft. Vertical Dynamometer, 33' by 72', area 2,400 sq. ft.

Boiler Room Addition 20' by 40', area 800 sq. ft.

Aluminum Plant Surplus
96,0,00 Ibs. of aluminum per annum.

Aluminum Company of America,
Massena, New York.-Plancor 226 N.Y.

All buildings are of masonry and wood with concrete floor, except Test Cell Building which is of reinforced concrete.
New York O. R. P. D.

Oxygen Plant
11,200,00 cubic feet per month.

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Designed for production of aluminum ingots, also facilties for production of carbon electrodes used in the reduction process. LAND: About 616 acres. BUILDINGS: Total floor area of 850,000 sq. ft. for 53 buildings, including six pot room buildings, rectifier station, metal

Air Reduction Sales Company,
220 Stewart A venue,

offce, boiler house, laboratory, machine shop, cafeteria, stor-

service building, carbon manufacturing facilties, general

Brooklyn, New York.-Plancor 1250.

tural steel framing with protected metal siding. MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Process equipment in-

age, etc. Pot rooms of 34,000 sq. ft. area, each are of struc-

Oxygen Plant
3,600,000 cubic feet per month.

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equipment, 36 ignition mercury rectifiers, hammer mils, furnaces, numerous machine tools, pig molds, laboratory testing
capacity and one 75-ton traveling crane.
equipment, etc. Also various cranes from 5-ton to 10-ton

cludes 384 reduction pots, carbon electrode manufacturing

Aid Reduction Sales Company, Rochester, New York.-Plancor 1337.

Alloy18,0 tons alloy ban and wire per y_r. Steel Plant Surplus
Allegheny Ludlum Steel Corporation, Brigham Road, Dunkirk, New York.-Plancor 99.

UTILITIES: Water furnished by plant pumping station on

St. Lawrence River. Sewage disposal plant on site. Power and

with Transmission line of Consolidated Edison Co. at Taylor- . vile. TRANSPORTATION: Massena Terminal R.R. serves plant
connecting with New York Central and Canadian National

light supplied through plants on transmission line connecting

LAND: 10 acres. BUILDINGS: Total floor area about 210,000 sq. ft. Main Building: Three aisles, mil type, 216' by 875" used for
bilett heating, bar rollng, annealing finishing and shipping. Floor area 191,700 sq. ft. Steel frame, with exterior walls of

Railroad. New Yoi'k O. R. P. 'D.-Brochure available.

monitor over center aisle. Clearance in center aisle 40 ft., side aisles 29 ft. Crane tracks in all three aisles.

brick, steel sash, and asbestos protected metal. Continuous
Administration and Laboratory Building, Service and Locker

Magnesium Plant Surplus
10,00,0 Ibs. per year.
Amco Magnesium Company,

furnaces, swing frame and centerless grinders, cold drawing equipment, straighteners, merchant and bar mils, lathes and

Building and Power Sub-station Building total 16,900 sq. ft. MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Heating and annealing

Wingdale, New York.-Plancor 546. Designed to produce magnesium metal from dolomite by the
ferro-silcon process. Facilties designed to include quarrying

of dolomite, calcining, extraction of magnesium, and melting

plant include one 5-ton, five 10-ton, one 20-ton with top aux-

driling, grinding, miling and shaping machines. Cranes in

and alloying of the magnesium with other light metals.
Quarry, approximately 105 acres (about two miles from

Quarry appears ample source of dolomite.

ilary, one 20-ton with two manual 10-ton hoists, and one 2-ton gantry crane.

LAND: Plant, approximately 203 acres.

UTILITIES: City and local utiity company.
TRANSPORTATION: Siding of Pennsylvania R.R. New York O. R. P. D.-Brochure available.

plant). Tram. right of way, 21 acres (connecting sites). Total 329 acres. BUILDINGS: Twenty buildings and structures with total floor
area 221,000 sq. ft. Largest is Smelting Building, 100' by

Aluminum Plant Surplus
256,000,000 Ibs. of aluminum per y_r. Aluminum Company of America,
47-01 Grand Avenue,
Maspeth, Queens, New York.-Plancor 226-A1.

704', two story, area 136,000 sq. ft.; reinforced concrete cinder block walls, steel trusses. Most other buildings are cinder block walls and either reinforced concrete or wood.

Designed for production of aluminum ingot. LAND: About 108 acres.

per hour each); smelting (twenty furnaces, muffle type; twenty

MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Secondary crushing equipment; lime calcining (two 8' by 125' rotary kilns); mixing and pulverizing equipment; briquetting three presses, cap. 6,000#

retort furnaces 240# /cycle); extrusion one 40-ton piston type

BUILDINGS: Total area about 1,000,000 sq. ft. Some 52

extrusion press: melting and alloying (four furnaces 2,000#

no (New York)

capacity, two furnaces 500# capacity); producer gas (five gas
genera tors, Wellman-Galusha).

UTILITIES: Water pumped from river into treatment plant.
Sewage disposal system on site.
Power and light from local utilty company.

ton, 1 hydraulic press, 500 ton, 6 vertical hardening furnaces (25' high by 8' diameter), 6 drawing furnaces (25' high by 6' diameter), 6 normalizing furnaces (6' high by 40' long by 11' wide), 1 oil fired forge furnace, tanks, dust collectors, stands, 120,000 lb. compression testing machine, lathes, power
saws, centering machines, threading machines, grinders, miling machines, shapers.

TRANSPORTATION: Main line N.Y.C. runs through plant.

Spur on site. .
Aircraft Parts Plant

New York O. R. P. D.-Brochure available.
91,200 sq. ft.

UTILITIES: City and local utilty companies. TRANSPORTATION: D. & H. R. R. and N. Y. C. New York O. R. P. D.-Brochure available (AP-42).

American Aviation Corporation,
also
Fairchild Engine and Airplane Corporation,

Ordnance Plant
288,0 sq. ft.
American Locomotive Tank Plant, Jay Street,
Used by lessee in operations for manufacturing tanks, locomotives, etc.

Jamestown, New York.-Plancor 1722.

LAND: Owned by lessee.
BUILDINGS: Process Building, one story, 22,100 sq. ft., cinder
block walls, steel joist roof framing, clearance 18'.

Schenectady, New York.-Army.

Hangar, Cafeteria Building, two story, 65,000 sq. ft., first story below grade, concrete blow ground, cinder block above grade.

LAND: Site of Shipping Building, 4.14 acres, owned. Site of Buildings "A", "C", and Warehouse, 5.2 acres, leased.
floor 81,934 sq. ft., 2nd floor 5,336 sq. ft., floor of reinforced

hangar 23', cafeteria 14'. Some installations not completed. Paint Storage, 30' by 60', 1,650 sq. ft., clearance 13', cinder
block.
nects with lessee-owned building.

Steel framing using 100' bow-string trusses. Clearance flight

board, ceiling heights to truss, 41'6", to crane rail 32'6".

BUILDINGS: Combat Tank Assembly. Building "A", 1st concrete, steel framing, walls of asbestos cement insulation
Combat Tank Hull Assembly. Building "C", 1st floor 48,069

Heater Unit Building, one story 32' by 78', 2,500 sq. ft., con-

sq. ft., 2nd floor 2,500 sq. ft., reinforced concrete, steel framing,

booth, sand blast, humidifiers, scales, etc. UTILITIES: Water from wells on site. Power and light from local utilty companies. New York O. R. P. D.-Brochure available.
Aircraft Service Building

MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Grinders, lathes, spray

truss 39', to crane rail 32'.

walls of asbestos cement insulation board, ceilng heights to
Warehouse Building, 1st floor only, 79,800 sq. ft., concrete,
masonry and wood, ceilng heights 15'1".

Tank Shipping Building, 1st floor only, 61,968 sq. ft., concrete,
masonry and wood, ceilng height 20'.

Four other buildings. Total area about 8,500 sq. ft., one story,
concrete floors, wood frame construction.

Combat Tank Assembly Building has one 35-ton and one 15-ton
bridge cranes, also eight Ph-ton wall cranes.

90,00 sq. ft.

American Export Airlines, Inc., LaGuardia Field, New York, New York.-Plancor 1629.
Building designed for servicing aircraft, and also provides
offce space.

Combat Tank Hull Assembly Bldg. contains two 15-ton and one 10-ton bridge cranes. MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Lathes, driling, grinding, miling, planing, boring machines, hoists, dust collectors, annealing. furnaces, battery chargers, welding equipment, com-

LAND: On lease from City of New York, 1.58 acres; on permit from City of New York, 5.38 acres.

pressors, pumps, jacks, tanks, spray booths, etc. Also 2 X-ray
units.

BUILDING: Building surrounds three sides of present Seaplane Hangar No.2, which is owned by City of New York.

story section occupied by offces, kitchen and cafeteria. Con-

Consists of a one story section occupied by shops and a two

UTILITIES: City and local utilty companies. TRANSPORTATION: N. Y. C. R. R. New York O. R. P. D.-Brochure available (AP-36).

struction brick and wood. Ground floor area 69,000 sq. ft.,

second floor 21,000 sq. ft. Clearances 12', 14' and 17'. Sprin-

kleJ'ed.

Aircraft Engine Parts Plant Surplus
9,450 sq. ft.

MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Refrigerators, stoves and various other items of cafeteria and kitchen equipment.

Barr Mfg. Corporation,
Weedsport, New York.-Plancor 1562.

UTILITIES: City and local utilty company. New York O. R. P. D.-Brochure available.

switches.

Used for housing equipment of others to manufacture ignition

Ordnance Forging Plant
121,000 sq. ft.

LAND: L shaped area, 14,264 sq. ft. BUILDING: One-story, 68' by 145', floor area 9,450 sq. ft.
tom of trusses 12'6".

American Locomotive Gun Plant,
Jay Street,

trusses, steel sash on four sides of building. Clearance to bot-

Concrete block walls with brick facing, single span steel

Schenectady, New York.-Army. Designed to augment lessee's production of gun forgings.

UTILITIES: City and local utilty company. New York O. R. P. D.-Brochure available.

LAND: Sites totallng about 2:! acres, leased.
BUILDINGS: Gun Shop Building, a modern steel frame structure equipped for handling heavy materials, area 113,300 sq. ft.

Optical Equipment Plant
157,000 sq. ft.

of which about 5,800 sq. ft. is upper mezzanine floor. Clearance main floor from 25' to 57', concrete floor on ground with cement and wood block finishes, structural steel framing, corrugated asbestos siding and roof.

construction. .

Offce Building, area 4,300 sq. ft., two story, wood frame construction.

Bausch & Lomb Optical Company, 10 Champeney Terrace, Rochester, New York.-Nord-1068.
U sed for production of optical equipment. with buildings rehabiltated.

An existing plant
A, B, C, D; Four
Building A, 58,864

Boiler House, extension to building of others, one story, area

3,300 sq. ft., clearance 30', concrete floor, wood and concrete

LAND: About 7% acres. BUILDINGS: Manufacturing Buildings,
story with testing tower on Building C.

MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: 1 hydraulic press, 1,500

(New York) iii

sq. ft.; Building B, 2,720 sq. ft.; Building C, 69,264 sq. ft.; Building D, 3,816 sq. ft.; total floor area 134,664 sq. ft., ceiling heights 12'. Buildings are of reinforced concrete beam

Aircraft Parts
365,00 sq. ft.

and slab construction with poured concrete floors and roof. Walls are of concrete with wood sash. Sprinklered.
conditioning in various parts of the building. Building E, Boilerhouse: One story with area of 3,888 sq. ft.

Cafeteria is in Building C with seating capacity of 500. Airand 20' clearance to truss, concrete floor and columns, steel

Bendix Aviation Corporation, 1501 South Main Street,

Elmira, New York-Army. Used for production of bombsights. LAND: About 28.7 acres, leased.

trusses, concrete walls, wood plank deck. Building F, Warehouse: One story with area of 19,200 sq. ft. and 9' ceilng height, concrete floor, wood timber framing, frame sidewalls with asbestos shingle siding. MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Special production equipment used in optical products manufacturing.

BUILDINGS: Manufacturing Building, overall size 540' by

570', one story and partial basement, total area 350,000 sq. ft., clearance 16', reinforced concrete construction, bays 30' by 30',

brick walls, concrete floor and roof, sprinkler. West half of building air conditioned. Some nine other small units up to 6,000 sq. ft., with total area about 15,000 sq. ft.
MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Miling machines, lathes,
dril presses, driling machines, complete plating equipment,

UTILITIES: City and local utilty companies. TRANSPORTATION: Siding from N. Y. C. R. R. New York O. R. P. D.-Brochure available (NP-46).

oven dryer, chip disposal system, welding outfit, dust collectors, chain hoists, motors, generators, chemical laboratory equipped
with hoods, tables, burners, oven, scales, etc. Also offce furni-

ture and equipment, first aid items, cafeteria and kitchen equip-

ment, factory, furniture, etc.

Aircraft Plant
1,250,000 sq. ft.
Bell Aircraft Corporation,

Surplus

UTILITIES: Water furnished by City. Three wells on site used for supplying water to refrigeration units of the air
for the boilers.

conditioning systems. Natural pond on site supplies water

Niagara Falls Boulevard,

Sewage disposal by City system.
Gas, power and light from local utilty companies.

12 miles from Buffalo,

Wheatfield, New York.-Plancor 16S. LAND: About 307 acres.

Steam. Boiler House contains two 486 hp boilers equipped with
hydraulic stokers. Total capacity 60,000 lb. steam per hour.

BUILDINGS: 32 permanent buildings, 6 temporary buildings, and a spray pond, reservoir, ejector pit, impounding

TRANSPORTATION: Erie Railroad.
New York O. R. P. D.-Brochure available (AP-17l).

basin.
Manufacturing Building: One story with basement and mez-

zanines. Total floor area 726,000 sq. ft. Spans 50', 100', 200'.

Steel Plant
Bethlehem Steel Company,

Sold

Clearances 13', 20', 30'. Steel framing, brick walls.
120,SOO sq. ft. Clearance 20', steel and concrete.

Flight Preparation Building: One and two story; total area
24' Hollow tile and brick walls. Steel framing and trusses. Engineering Building: a story, total area 78,50a sq. ft: . Ceiling 10', steel framing, brick walls, glass block. Air-conditioned. Hangar and Shipping Building: Total floor area 76,500 sq. ft. Clearances 26', 30'. One story, steel framing, brick wall.s. Engine Test Building: Total area 64,000 sq. ft. Clearance in
Airplane Processing Building: Area 93,SOO sq. ft. Clearance

Lackawanna, New York-Plancor 290.

Steel Foundry
77,000 sq. ft. Bison Castings. Inc.,

Surplus

cells 20' and 24'. Steel framing, brick and hollow tile walls. Flow and Pressure Test Building, Boiler House and minor buildings, total 90,300 sq. ft. Major buildings sprinklered. MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Lathes, drilers, grinders,
milers, sanders, shears, oil dispensing units, battery ch.argers,

575 Howard Street, Buffalo, New York.-Nobs-727. PLANT: Land, building, machinery and equipment for production of steel castings.

degreasers, rectifiers, pumps, scales, heat treating equipment, etc.

LAND: About 2.9 acres. BUILDINGS: Main Foundry Building: An existing structure renovated for production of steel castings. Foundry section,
one story; Offce section, two story; Total floor area, 58,950 sq. ft.; clearances: Foundry, 19'; Monitor Section, 27'; Offce Section, 8'6". Construction, structural steel framing, walls are

NOTE: This plant description is based upon the wartime use
of the property prior to its designati.on as "Surplus". S?-bse-

and equipment has been authorized, and it is possible that all
removed.

quently, however, the independ~mt dispo~al. of th~ machinery
or part of the original machinery and equipment has been

brick and frame, floor in foundry is sand; in offces, wood,

wood deck, with built-up paper roofing.
Storage Sheds, two one-story structures and two two-story

structures, brick and frame construction, total area about
17,000 sq. ft.

UTILITIES: City and local utilty company.
TRANSPORTATION: Siding of N. Y. Central R. R. New York O. R. P. D.-Brochure available.

Three 3-ton ladles and pouring mechanism; two tumbling barrels and dust collector; one l%-ton electric steel furnace; one 2-ton
capacity electric steel furnace; one sly tumbler and air blower;
one large cupola, 75/100-ton capacity (per 10-12 hour day); one large cupola, 50j100-ton capacity (per 10-12 hour day); one large cupola, 100/200-ton capacity (per 10-12 hour day);

MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Production Equipment:

Aircraft Engine Parts Plant
6,550 sq. ft. Bendix Aviation Corporation,
Elmira, New York.-Plancor 1954.

Sold

one core oven and car, 12' by 18' by 20'; one annealing oven and car, 4' by 12' by 3'; one electric floor scale, capacity 4,000 lb.;

Davenport rollover machine; one 20" by 42" high-speed pitless; one model "B" 4' by 8' shakeout; two Osborne No. 332 jolt rollovers; one Osborne No. 559 jolt rollover; one Johnson & Jennings No. 918 rollover; one type H0961242 annealing oven;

one Pangborn sandblast; one Cincinnati-Bickford dril; one

Aircraft Engine Parts Plant
183,000 sq. ft.

Sold

one No. 2 6" diameter Simpson mixer; one swing grinder

one 10-ton, one 2-ton cranes.

(Chapman). One yard swing crane, one 5-ton electric crane,

Bendix Aviation Corporation, Sidney, New York.-Plancor 15.

UTILITIES: City and local utilty companies.
New York O. R. P. D.-Brochure available (NP-8).

112 (N ew Y otk)

Penicilin Plant Sold
40,0 sq. ft. Bristol Laboratories, Inc.,
also

Aircraf Parts Plant (oil tanks)
158,0 sq. ft.
Columbia Aircraft Corporation, Valley Stream,
Long Island, New York.-Plancor 1266.

Cheplin Laboratories,
East Syracuse, New York.-Plancor 1935.

LAND: 18.15 acres situated within a leasehold parcel of 218
acres used as an airfield.

Aircraft Parts Plant Surplus
16,0 sq. ft.
Bruening-Winans Corporation, also
Bruening Products Corporation,
Scottsvile Road,

Rochester, New York.-Plancor 131.

LAND: One acre.

BUILDINGS: Manufacturing Building, cinder concrete block walls; total floor area 82,000 sq. ft.; ceilng heights 20'. SubAssembly Building and Assembly Building, one and two stories, cinder block, steel sash; combined floor area 54,000 sq. ft. Other buildings total 22,000 sq. ft. MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Grinding machines, shaping and shearing machines, generators, plating machines, etc. NOTE: This plant description is based upon the wartime use of the property prior to its designation as "Surplus". Subsequently, however, the independent disposal of the machinery

ance. Glazed utility tie walls on the street front and returns,
cement block elsewhere. Sprinklered.

BUILDING: Approximately 201' by 80', with 12' ceilng clear-

and equipment has been authorized, and it is possible that all
or part of the original machinery and equipment has been

removed.

MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Drils, grinders, lathes, miling machines, anodizing unit, heat treating plant, spray
booth, sand blast, magnaflux outfit, etc. UTILITIES: City and local utility company. New York O. R. P. D.-B1'ochure available.

UTILITIES: Local utilty company. Sewage disposal plant on site. New York O. R. P. D.-Brochure available.

Ship Accessories Plant Surplus
14,0 sq. ft.

Ordnance Plant
312,500 sq. ft. Buffalo Arms Corporation, Buffalo, New York-Plancor 109.

Sold

Columbian Bronze Corporation,

with the production of propellers and underwater fittings for

216 N. Main Street, Freeport, Long Island, New York.-Nobs-14. Used for offces, also grinding and polishing work in connection

Steel Foundry
1,380 tons per year.

Surplus

ships. LAND: About 0.29 acre, not owned.

BUILDING: Offces, Grinding and Polishing Building: A two-

Buffalo Brake Beam Company, 33 Chandler Street, Buffalo, New York.-Plancor 1773.

14,000 sq. ft., ceilng, first floor 14', second floor 10'. Reinforced concrete foundations, structural-steel framing including
girders, beams, lintels, and monorail beams, front elevation,
aprons on south and east sides. Fluorescent lighting.

story building, about 78' by 91', total area, approximately

Designed for production of carbon and steel alloy castings,
malleable iron castings and hot dip galvanizing.

face brick, others common brick, concrete floors. Concrete

Storage Building, 101,200 sq. ft., clearance 17'; one story brick; and steel.

LAND: About 5.3 acres. BUILDINGS: Ten buildings, total floor area 161,000 sq. ft.

trucks, scale dolles, three 3-ton hoists, etc.

MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Grinders and buffers, hand

concrete and brick. Offce, two story, 15,000 sq. ft., brick construction, ceilng 10'
and 13'.

Foundry Building, 29,000 sq. ft., clearance 17' to craneway;

UTILITIES: Vilage of Freeport. TRANSPORTATION: Long Island R. R. with nearby siding. New York O. R. P. D.-Brochure available (NP-13).

Ship Accessories Plant Surplus
19,400 sq. ft. Columbian Bronze Corporation,

construction.

Other buildings total about 16,000 sq. ft., mostly wood frame

furnace, eight 15-T car type special annealing ovens, two muffle

MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Malleable Iron Foundry with duplex melting equipment including cupola, 20-ton iron

216 North Main Street,

ovens, molding machines, core ovens, etc.

Steel Foundry, includes three ton electric special furnace, complete, core ovens, molding equipment, sand slinger, sand blast-

production of propellers and under-water fittings for ships. LAND: About one-half acre.
BUILDINGS: Foundry, one story, 102'5" by 93' over-all, area about 7,500 sq. ft. Machine Shop, one story, 60'6" by 93', area about 5,500 sq. ft., clearances 21', concrete foundations, wood framing, brick and concrete-block walls, concrete floor, wood deck. Finishing Building, size 60' by 107', one story, area 6,400 sq. ft., clearance 20' in center bay, 10' in side bays, wood-frame conwalls.

Freeport, Long Island, New York.-Nobs-637. Used as foundry, machine shop, and finishing in connection with

ing equipment, etc. Also two l%-ton, one 3-ton, one 5-ton, and one 10-ton cranes.

UTILITIES: City and local utilty company.
New York O. R. P. D.-Brochure available.

Breeding Plant
10,600 sq. ft. Carworth Farms, Inc.,
New City, New York.-Plancor 1486.

Sold

struction, center bay asbestos shingles, side bays cement-block

scale, dolles, dynamic balancing machine, portable grinders,

MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Two melting furnaces,

special 10' vertical boring and turning mil, frame buffers,

radial dril, truck-tractor, budgit hoist, etc. Also one 5-ton two 3-ton traveling cranes and one 10-ton Reading crane.

Industrial Equipment Plant
16,100 sq. ft. John J. Chaloux and Company,

Sold

UTILITIES: Vilage of Freeport. TRANSPORTATION: Long Island Railroad with nearby
siding.

Colonie, New York.-Plancor 1299.

New York O. R. P. D.-Brochure available (NP-14).

(N ew York) U3
Aircraft Plant

Surplus
402,000 sq. ft.

MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Miling machines, lathes,
shaper, grinder, hydraulic press, radial drils, spot welder,

Curtiss-Wright Corporation,

arbor press, straightening press, electric drils, tool grinders, etc.

BUILDINGS: Main Manufacturing Building, structural steel framing, steel columns, steel roof trusses. Brick and corrugated asbestos side walls. Total floor area approximately
340,000 sq. ft. Clearance main area 35'. Seven overhead trav-

etc. .
Aircraft Plant

Kenmore, New York.-Plancor 746.

U sed as assembly plant for planes.

LAND: North Plot 23% acres, contains the buildings. South Plot, 21% acres, used as parking area and coal storage area,

UTILITIES: Water from City and local utilties. Sewer from City and local utiities. Power and light from City and local utilties.
Acetylene gas generated on site. Installed capacity 20,000
cubic feet per day.

TRANSPORTATION: N. Y. C. R. R.
New York O. R. P. D.-Brochure available (AP-35A).

eling cranes of 3-ton capacity each; 19 hoists.
Offce Building, two stories; timber and concrete construction

Aircraft Parts Plant
111,000 sq. ft.
Edo Aircraft Corporation,

Sold

with composition board siding. Total floor area 37,200 sq. ft. Hospital Building, Oil Storage' Building, Lumber Shed and Incinerator Building, total 24,800 sq. ft. UTILITIES: Lessee and local utilty company. TRANSPORTATION: Siding of New York Central Railroad. New York O. R. P. D.-Brochure available.

14th Avenue,

College Point,

Long Island, New York.-Plancor 31.

Aircraft Parts Plant
68,400 sq. ft.

Sold

Sold
2,188,000 sq. ft.

Curtiss-Wright Corporation,

Electrol, Inc., Kingston, New York.-Plancor 72.

Cheektowaga, New York.-Plancor 16.

Rubber Products Plant Surplus
Sold
125,700 sq. ft.
Endicott Johnson Company, Johnson City, New York.-Plancor 2175.

Shipyard
Dolomite Products Company, Inc.,
Rochester, New York.-Plancor 1801.

Designed for production of rubber soles and heels.

Optical Equipment Plant Surplus
404,500 sq. ft. Kodak Optical Works.
Eastman Kodak Company,

LAND: About 10% acres. BUILDINGS: Main Building, 101,000 sq. ft., brick and
steel construction. Sprinklered, fluorescent lighting, clearances 16' to 35'.

1447 St. Paul Street, Rochester, New York.-Army.
Used for production of optical equipment for gun fire control

ing, 12,000 sq. ft., addition to boiler house 1,500 sq. ft.

Offce Annex, 11,200 sq. ft., extension to lessee's Mil Build-

MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Mixers, mils, crackers, presses, trimmers, cutters, pallets, scales, etc.

apparatus. LAND: About 1,924 acres. BUILDING: Seven story. Clearances 10' and 12'.

UTILITIES: City and local utilty companies.
TRANSPORTATION: Siding of Erie R. R. on site. New York O. R. P. D.-Brochure available.

monolithic silca sand; upper floors bonded silca sand. Cafetioned.

tile backup. Buil-up 4-ply roofing. Floor finish; first floor
teria on 3rd floor. Sprinklered. Floors 4 to 7, air condi-

Reinforced concrete construction with walls of brick face and

Aircraft Engine Plant
33,488 sq. ft.
Fairchild Engine and Airplane Corporation,

MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Lathes, driling, miling, grinding machines, alumilte process tank, anodizing dip tanks, chromic acid anodize tank, motor generator sets, etc. Numerous items of special jigs and fixtures and special functional
gauges.

.Ranger Aircraft Engines Division,

Farmingdale, Long Island, New York.-Army. Designed to produce and test aircraft engines. LAND: .703 acre.
284 sq. ft., reinforced concrete construction. Air-conditioned in
offce area and 90% sprinklered.

UTILITIES: City and local utilty companies. New York O. R. P. D.-Brochure available (AP-35).

BUILDINGS: Main Building, one story and basement, 16,-

Machine Shop

Surplus
37,0 sq. ft.

Ten test cells, one story, 17,204 sq. ft., construction of reinforced steel and concrete contiguous with each other and existing test house; sound proof control rooms.

Kodak Optical Works.
Eastman Kodak Company,

MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Machine tools and equipment; laboratory and testing equipment applicable for the

production and testing of aircraft engines; and cafeteria
equipment.

903 Ridge Road West,

Rochester, New York.-Army.
ponents for gun fire control apparatus. LAND: About 1.93 acres. BUILDINGS: Machine Shop, area about 36,500 sq. ft., oneProject utilzed in connection with production of optical com-

UTILITIES: Local sources.
TRANSPORTATION: Siding connects with Long Island R. R. New York O. R. P. D.

framing. Walls, brick and tile below window sil, asbestos
cement siding above, sprinklered. Acetylene Generator Building, one-story, area 457 sq. ft.,
clearance 16', concrete construction with concrete block walls.

story, clearance 12'-13", concrete floor on ground, wood timber

Aircraft Engine Parts Plant
380,000 sq. ft.
Fairchild Engine & Airplane Corporation, Jamaica, New York.-Plancor 810.
..-"--~

Sold

114 (New York)

Chemical Plant
75 tons catolyst per month.
Filtros, Inc.,

Sold Radar Equipment Plant

Sold

161,000 sq. ft. General Electric Company,
Syracuse, New York.-Plancor 1263.

East Rochester, New York.-Plancor 1282.

Electrical Equipment Plant

Electrical Equipment Plant Sold
163,000 sq. ft. General Electric Company, Syracuse, New York.-Plancor 788.

(Turbine generators) Surplus 66,000 sq. ft.
General Electric Company,

Thompson Road,

East Syracuse, New York.-Plancor 622.

Aircraft Parts Plant Sold
77,200 sq. ft.
General Electric Company,

LAND: 50 acres. BUILDINGS: Main Factory Building 924' by 631'; area
581,200 sq. ft.; clearance 41'; structural steel frame, brick; sprinklered; nine 25-ton and nine 10-ton bridge cranes.

Fort Edward, New York.-Plancor 366.

sq. ft. MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Miling and bending machines, presses, babbitting machines, brazing machines, miling cutters, ovens, sanders, spray booth, tumbling barrel, riveting hammers, welding equipment, etc. NOTE: This plant description is based upon the wartime use

Offce Building, Cafeteria and minor buildings total 78,800

Aircraft Engineft.Plant Sold 739,000 sq.
General Motors Corporation,
Tonawanda, New York.-Plancor 155-Plant 1.

of the property prior to its designation as "Surplus". Suband equipment has been authorized, and it is possible that all or part of the original machinery and equipment has been removed.

sequently, however, the independent disposal of the machinery

Aircraft Engine ft.Plant Sold 637,00 sq.
General Motors Corporation,

Buffalo, New York.-Plancor 155.

gallon capacity. Other utilties from City and public utilty
company.

UTILITIES: Water from City, with standby tank of 1,000,000

Glass Fibre Plant Sold
79,0 sq. ft. Glasfloss Manufacturing Company,
Long Island, New York.-Plancor 2259.

TRANSPORTATION: Spur of New York Central Railroad. New York O. R. P. D.-Brochure available.

Radio Equipment Plant Surplus
300,000 sq. ft.
General Electric Company, Olean Street and Campbell A venue,

Chemical Plant, Zinc Oxide
75 tons per month.

Sold

Samuel Greenfield Company, Inc.,

Buffalo, New York.-Plancor 1706.

Schenectady, New York.-Plancor 174. LAND: Approximately 2914 acres. BUILDINGS: Manufacturing Building (New), 1,001' by 202'; clearances 16' and 21'; one story; factory 199,680. sq. ft.;
lean-tos 24,580 sq. ft. Brick walls, wood structural timber,

Aircraft Parts Plant

Sold

217,100 sq. ft. Grumman Aircraft Engineering Corporation, Port Washington, Long Island, New York.-Plancor 999.

grinding machines, coil winding machines, arbor presses,
furnaces, motors, laboratory and testing equipment.

Manufacturing Building (Remodeled), two story building, portions wood frame and siding and other portions brick wall. Floor area 72,500 sq. ft.; clearances 12' and 17'. Sprinklered. MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Lathes, miling, driling,

wood bowstring trusses. Sprinklered.

Aircraft Parts Plant (exhaust piping, gas tanks)
45,00 sq. ft.

NOTE: This plant description is based upon the wartime use
of the property prior to its designation as "Surplus". Sub-

Grumman Aircraft Engineering Corporation, Syosset, Long Island, New York.-Plancor 559. LAND: Approximately 13 acres.

sequently, however, the independent disposal of the machinery and equipment has been authorized, and it is possible that all or part of the original machinery and equipment has been removed.

BUILDINGS: Three production buildings (offce space included) joined together to form one building. One small residence, and four one-story wood frame storage bins. Production Building, one-story, open wood frame construction on concrete, with asbestos-cement board exterior finish
continuous fenestration. Clearances 9' and 16'. '

UTILITIES: City and local utilty company.
TRANSPORTATION: Siding from Delaware & Hudson Railroad.
visions of the lease in effect.

This plant has been leased for a period of 5 years. Negotia tions may be entered into for its purchase subject to the pro-

MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Driling, grinding, miling and boring machines, lathes, presses, and shapers, etc. UTILITIES: Water from town. Septic tanks, leaching chambers and cesspools on site.
Power and light from local utilty company.

New York O. R. P. D.-Brochure available.
Radio Equipment Plant
202,700 sq. ft. General Electric Company,
East Syracuse, New York.-Plancor 789.

New York O. R. P. D.-Brochure available.
Iron Ore Reduction Plant

Sold

Sold

1,120,0 tons of siniered concentrates per year.
Jones & Laughlin Ore Company,

On New York State Highway #3 near

Vilage of Stor Lake, New York.-Plancor 475.

(N ew York) 115

Optical Parts Plant
13,500 sq. ft.

Sold

is first floor and 26,075 is second floor. Brick walls, built-up roof, concrete floor, sprinkler system, one 5,000 lb. capacity
elevator; cafeteria with 300 seating capacity included.

Kollmorgen Optical Company,
Brooklyn,

no elevator.

East Building 36,739 sq. ft., one floor only. Construction same,

New York City, New York.-Nobs-176.

Cafeteria contains 4,883 sq. ft. first floor; 3,640 sq. ft. second

Explosives Plant
564,000 sq. ft.
Lake Ontario Ordnance Works,

floor, total of 8,523 sq. ft. Brick walls, built-up roof, first floor concrete, second floor wood.

Power house, contains 8,395 sq. ft.; first floor 7,374 sq. ft.;

second floor 1,021 sq. ft. First floor concrete, second floor

wood, steel roof.

(10 miles north of Niagara Falls, N. Y.), Youngstown, New York.-Army. LAND: About 7,440 acres exclusive of easements. BUILDINGS: 597 buildings and structures. The major buildings are Main Offce Building, First floor 19,948 sq. ft., second
9,384 sq. ft.; clearance 10'-0"; Medical Service Building, first floor, 8,639 sq. ft., clearance 10'-0"; Dormitories, North, first floor, 5,340 sq. ft., second, 5,340 sq. ft., clearance 8'-3" each,
floor,

Seven minor buildings containing 17,156 sq. ft. of floor area; mainly wood siding, wood frame, concrete floors, metal roofs,
are utilzed for storage.

19,948 sq. ft., clearance 8'-2" each; Cafeteria, first floor,

grinders, metal saws, miling machines, punch presses, optical machines, (edging, grinding, centering), heat treat furnaces,
plating tanks, plating and burnishing barrels, wood working equipment, etc.

MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Lathes, dril presses,

house, first floor, 10,340 sq. ft., 15'-5" clearance; Combined Shops, first floor, 31,679 sq. ft., clearance 14'-0". Generally of wood frame construction with asbestos shingle siding. Boiler
House ground floor, 18,204 sq. ft., clearance 9'-0", operating
floor 8,856 sq. ft., clearance 38'-0", structural steel, corru-

South, same areas and construction as North; General Store-

UTILITIES: City and local utilty companies. TRANSPORTATION: Two spur tracks with capacity of 32 cars, connect to D. L. & W. RR. New York O. R. P. D.-Brochure available (AP-172).

gated siding; Box Factory & Shook Storage, first floor, 20,622
sq. ft., clearances 12'-0" to 16'-0", wood, firewalls, corrugated
steel siding.

Machine Tool Plant
93,310 sq. ft.

Surplus

mantled.

MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Plant mostly dis-

Lipe-Rollway Corporation,
1153 West Fayette Street,

UTILITIES: Water from Niagara Falls City System and
Niagara River.
Sewage Disposal on site.
Power and light from local utilty company.

New York O. R. P. D.-Brochure available (AP-163).
Aircraft Parts Plant (Instruments)

Syracuse, New York.-Army. Designed to manufacture truck clutches and machine tools. LAND: Approximately three acres. BUILDINGS: Building J, six stories, 81,270 sq. ft., all floors reinforced concrete flat slab, structural frame of reinforced concrete columns, and beams, walls of reinforced concrete.
Bays 20' by 23', ceilng height about 13'.
Four other buildings are minor and of miscellaneous nature.

151,900 sq. ft.
Libert Aircraft Products Corporation,

Farmingdale, New York.-Plancor 35. LAND: About 714 acres. BUILDINGS: Connect with lessee's structures. Building E, Floor area 60,500 sq. ft.; factory type, one story, high and low bays. Structural steel framing, brick walls. Sprinklered. Clearances 18' and 13'. Building F, area 36,700 sq. ft.; one story, mil type, high and
low bays; brick walls, wood trusses. Clearances 19' and 13'.

MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Driling, washing, handling, grinding, cutting, turning, pressing and miling machinery, with complement of portable tools, automotive equipment,
dies, jigs, and fixtures.

UTILITIES: City and local utilty companies.
TRANSPORTATION: Spur track to D. L. & W. R. R.
New York O. R. P. D.-Brochure available (AP-58).

Sprinklered. Building G, area 38,200 sq. ft.; one story, similar to Building F.
brick and wood. Clearance first floor 15', second floor 9'.
es. Clearance 15'.

Chemical Plant, Lithium Hydride
22,000 sq. ft.
Lithaloys Corporation,

Sold

Offce Building, area 14,000 sq. ft.; two story and basement;

Boiler House, area 2,450 sq. ft.; one story; brick, wood truss-

Long Island City, New York.-Plancor 1171.

Pump House (300 sq. ft.) and submerged concrete reservoir
150,000 gal. cap.

MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Lathes, grinders, etc.

Ordnance Parts Plant (Fire control products) Surplus
267,6 sq. ft.
Mergenthaler Linotype Company, 35 Ryerson Street, Brooklyn, New York.-Plancor 472. LAND: Approximately 29,900 sq. ft. BUILDING: The building, completed in 1943, is nine stories and basement of reinforced concrete construction. Total floor
area approximately 267,600 sq. ft. Ceilng heights basement

Also other production equipment and furniture and fixtures.

UTILITIES: Lessee and local utilty company. TRANSPORTATION: Long Island R. R. forms north boundary of site. New York O. R. P. D.-Brochure available.

Aircraft Plant
192,100 sq. ft.

Surplus

Link Aviation Devices, Inc.,
Fenton, Broome County, New York,

about 4 miles north of Binghamton, New York.-Army. Plant, originally constructed in 1917-18 for manufacturing
cans, rehabiltated and retooled for production of aviation
training devices.

15', other stories 11', floors designed for 200 pounds live load. Sprinklered. MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Boring, driling, finishing, grinding, honing, miling, shaping and tapping machines,
lathes, presses, riveter, cadmium plating equipment, portable cranes, electric heater assemblies, electric ovens, spot welder,

LAND: 12 %, acres at plant and 1 ¥. acres about 14 mile
south of plant. Also 14 acre, leased.

monorail and equipment, etc. NOTE: This plant description is based upon the wartime use

BUILDINGS: Main Building 121,286 sq. ft.; of which 95,211

sequently, however, the independent disposal of the machinery and equipment has been authorized, and it is possible that all

of the property prior to its designation as "Surplus". Sub-

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moved.

or part of the original machinery and equipment has been re-

UTILITIES: City and local utilty company.
This plant has been leased for a period of 5 years. Negotiations may be entered for its purchase subject to the provisions

Ore Reduction Plant, Magnesite 42,00-50,00 tons sintered ore per month.
National Lead Company,

of the lease in effect.

New York O. R. P. D.-Brochure available.

process.

Tahawus, New York.-Plancor 1648. Designed for the treatment of magnesite by the sintering

Aircraft Modification Plant
379,000 sq. ft.

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concrete block.

LAND: About 7% acres. BUILDINGS: Four buildings, total area about 40,000 sq. ft. Sintering Building, 36,000 sq. ft., structural steel, concrete,

Dewatering House, structural steel and concrete, area 1,640

Modification Center No.5,
Curtiss-Wright Corporation,

Buffalo, New York.-Army.

siding. Ore Bins, eight cylindrical ore bins 18' diameter by 49' high
of reinforced concrete.

sq. ft. Conveyor, 922' by 7' by 7'6", steel framing and corrugated

Aircraft Modification Plant
150,000 sq. ft. Modification Center No.7.
Bell Aircraft Corporation,

Mixer and Boiler Room 23' by 48'.

table feeders, vibrating screens, conveyors, pumps, filters, and
miscellaneous auxilary equipment.

MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Sintering machines,

Adjacent to Niagara Falls Municipal Airport,

Niagara, New York.-Army. LAND: About 19 acres. BUILDINGS: Twin Hangars, area 144,800 sq. ft. of which 22,200 is on second floor. Clearance 29'6" in main portion.
trusses, wood siding, wood deck, built-up roofing. Sprinklered. Compressed air piping. Boiler House, basement floor only, area 2,350 sq. ft. Concrete floor, masonry construction, concrete roof. Other buildings consist of pump house, guard house, ammunition and paint storage, oil storage, shed, flight shed, sentry
Concrete floor with cement finish. . Wood timber framing and

UTILITIES: Municipality and local utilty company. TRANSPORTATION: About 3 miles of track on site, and government owned connecting line to D. & H. RR. (Plancor
1245) .

New York O. R. P. D.-Brochure available.

Railroad
National Lead Company,

son Railroad at North Creek, New York, to Tahawus, New
York, a distance of 29.7 miles.

Tahawus, New York-Plancor 1245. Standard gauge railroad from Terminal of Delaware and Hud-

floor and wood construction. MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Lathes, grinders, dril presses, heat treat furnace, squaring power shear, tube machine, drils, riveters, sand blast cabinet, power brake, quench tank, compressors, portable generator, scales, hand hoists, painting equipment, degreaser unit, jacks, pumps, etc. UTILITIES: City and local utilty companies. New York O. R. P. D.-Brochure available (AP-tt).

boxes. Combined area about 3,000 sq. ft. Generally concrete

LAND: Right of way of 100' by 30 miles long.
including seven sidings and one wye; ruling and maximum grade 2.07%; maximum main line curvature 10 degrees. Ten bridge spans 15' to 314', seven highway crossings protected by flash signals. Telephone and telegraph equipment. Two small
frame utilty buildings.

DESCRIPTION: Classified as "industrial trackage", these facilties comprise 29.71 miles of main line and 2.97 miles of siding tiockage. Total mileage 32.68 miles of 90 pound rail,

New York O. R. P. D.

Warehouse
Ordnance Plant
101,600 sq. ft.
National Carbon Company,

102,920 sq. ft.

Binghamton, New York.-Nord-1179. LAND: About 3-1/3 acres. BUILDINGS: An existing plant to which alterations, renovations, and additions were made. Main Plant is a U-shaped structure consisting of six interconnected buildings. Structure has basement and three floors
with total area of 105,000 sq. ft., clearance about 9'6" in

New York Air Brake Tank Welding Plant, Rochester Ordnance District Production Equipment Warehouse No. 7500.
New York Air Brake Company,

Watertown, New York.

Originally designed to perform welding operations on tanks,
but subsequently used as a warehouse.

LAND: Approximately 7.7 acres. (Acetylene Bldg. is on
property of New York Air Brake Company).

Buildings Nos. 1-5, inclusive, constructed of 16" stone foundation, 12" brick walls, wood columns, beams, and joists, with
built-up roof.

basement and 10' on first, second, and third floors.

wings, single story, 102,600 sq. ft., concrete sub-floor with 3" wood blocks, structural steel frame, brick walls, corrugated
36' clear height and three have 19'.

BUILDINGS: Building E and Wings, one unit with three

metal roof. Bays 20' by 50'. Two craneway sections have

Building No. 6 constructed of concrete foundations, stucco over wood lath walls, wood columns, beams, and joists. Building contains six locker rooms, complete kitchen, and doubleserving cafeteria. SprinkIered.

Acetylene House, single story, 320 sq. ft., concrete floor, masonry frame, face brick walls, asphalt shingle roof.

Storage and Time Clock Building. One story, about 3,600

UTILITIES: City and local utilty companies.
TRANSPORT ATION: Spur tracks to N. Y. C. R. R.

sq. ft., clearance 10'. A series of one-story, wood frame

garages with a one-story concrete block section.

New York O. R. P. D.-Brochure available (AP-65).

mixer, conveyors, hoists, chutes, lift trucks, scales, etc.
adjoins Lackawanna Railroad.

MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Lathes, grinders, band saws, broaching machine, punch presses, arbor presses, annealing furnaces, granulating machine, spot coating machine, dryng and baking oven, horizontal slitter, degreaser, tanks,

Chemical Plant
116,700 sq, ft. Niagara Falls CWS Plant.
E. 1. duPont deNemours and Company,

Surplus

UTILITIES: City and local utilty companies. TRANSPORTATION: Siding of Erie R. R. Property also

Buffalo Avenue,

New York O. R. P. D.-Brochure available (NP-22).

Niagara Falls, New York.-Army. LAND: About 10% acres, part owned and part leased. BUILDINGS. Manufacturing Bldg. No.3, total area about

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30,000 sq. ft., four story, steel, reinforced concrete, masonry. Dryers Bldg. No.1, two story, 11,000 sq. ft., steel, reinforced
concrete, masonry.

Shipyard

Solvent Recovery No. 14, basement and two story, 11,000 sq. ft., steel, reinforced concrete, masonry.
sonry, wood.

232,00 sq. ft. Odenbach Shipbuilding Corporation, Greece, Monroe County, New York.-Plancor 1543.

Evaporator No.2, about 7,000 sq. ft., four story, steel, maChange House, 8,300 sq. ft., Offce 9,000 sq. ft.; Warehouse 7,100 sq. ft.; Shop Building 4,500 sq. ft.; Maintenance (2) 3,600 sq. ft. each; mostly masonry construction with some
wood.

revolving boom barge cranes. Approximate capacity four 186' tank vessels and three 60 ton cranes per month.

U sed for production of tankers and similar steel ships, also
LAND: Approximately 117 acres. BUILDINGS: Main Building, 137' by 1050'; one story, steel
framing, with protected metal siding and roof, area 142,000

Other minor structures. MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Special chemical production equipment including such items as Pfaudler reactors,
brick lined reactors, rotary fiters, centrifugals, evaporators,

sq. ft. Machine Shop, one story 60' by 425', area 25,000 sq. ft.; clearance 26'8". Construction similar to Main Bldg.

Havet make-up, fitrate storage, treatment and distilate stor-

Service Building, two story and basement, concrete block
walls, steel joist and reinforced concrete floor construction.

micronizer equipment, water and caustic absorption towers, azeotropic equipment, lime absorbers, pumps, dust collectors, scales, refrigeration equipment, piping, instruments, controls,
lime unloading and slaking equipment, packing equipment.

weigh tanks, vaporizers, heat exchangers, condensers, driers,

age tanks, filter presses, melt and storage tanks, feed and

machines with special tractors, one tractor with scraper and
dozer of special design, and other equipment.

Total floor area 31,100 sq. ft., clearance 11' 3". MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Four automatic welding
Main Building, two 15 ton, one 25 ton, one 50 ton overhead

maintenance tools.

Shop equipment includes lathes, shapers, grinders and other

electric traveling cranes. Machine Shop: 10 ton Shaw box traveling crane.

UTILITIES: City and local utilty companies. TRANSPORTATION: N. Y. C. Railroad. This project is available for lease in whole or part, subject to
possible restrictions as to its proposed use.

UTILITIES: Water from municipality.
Septic tank and leaching field on site.
Power and light from local utiity company.

TRANSPORTATION. Siding of N. Y. C. R. R.
New York O. R. P. D.-Brochure available.

New York O. R. P. D.-Brochure available (AP-29).

Steel Foundry

Explosives Plant
310,393 sq. ft. New York Ordnance Works.
National Anilne Defense Corporation,

Surplus

100 tons per month.

Otis Elevator Company, Northland and Dutton Avenues,

Buffalo, New York.-Army. Designed to augment operator's foundry capacity in manufacture of gun mounts, recoil mechanisms, etc.

Baldwinsville, New York, 15 miles north of

Syracuse, New York.-Army. Designed to produce ammonium picrate. LAND: 6,844.37 acres.
sq. ft. Six Manufacturing Buildings, total area 81,000 sq. ft., all

LAND: About 4i. acres. BUILDINGS: Foundry Extension, an addition to Otis Elevator Company Foundry, has total area of 114,150 sq. ft., first
floor 110,000 sq. ft., second floor 4,150 sq. ft. Clear height in

BUILDINGS: 146, with a total combined area of 380,393

main floor 33' and 29'. Floor of sand and concrete, structural
framing is steel and wood, walls of concrete block and corrugated asbestos siding. Sprinkler system.

one story; area of each 13,500 sq. ft.; concrete flo~r, con~r.ete

and wood finish; wood frame, walls of wood sheathing, ceiling .Car Shed, with a combined floor area of 1,650 sq. ft. height 1 l' to 18'; built up three-ply roof. MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Three ton electric meltSix Dryer Houses, total area 64,056 sq. ft.; two story; area ing furnace, charging buckets, crane ladles, ladle dryers, elec-

Other Buildings comprise Guard House, Meter House and

of each 10,676 sq. ft.; first floor of concrete, second floor of
wood, rubber finish; ceilng height 10' to 12'.

tric annealing furnace and car, sand handling and conditioning
system, sand mixer, speedmuIler, core ovens, sand storage

Acid Building 6,968 sq. ft.; two story, ceilng height 9' to 20'. Acid Concentrate Building, 6,746 sq. ft.; two story, concrete
floors, concrete and acid proof brick finish, concrete and stel frame, walls of steel siding, ceilng height 21' to 47'.
height 12' to 30'.
Acid Concentrate Building, 26,561 sq. ft.; two story, ceilng

Five Change Houses, total area 23,687 sq. ft.; one story;

and distribution system, moulding machines, air hoists and
slinger, etc.
Also 10-ton yard crane, 5-ton yard crane, two 10-ton charging

jibs, wheelabrators, dry dust arrestors, welding machines, elec-

tric car bottom furnaces, sand blast rooms, stationary sand

cranes, 10-ton foundry crane, two 15-ton, three 5-ton, three
10-ton, two 3-ton and one l¥.-ton cranes.

Storage Garage, 13,600 sq. ft.; one story. Utilty and Service Building 17,690 sq ft.; two story.
sq. ft. each.
and storage tanks, processing pumps, filters, scrubbers, fans,

UTILITIES: City and local utilty companies.
TRANSPORTATION: N. Y. Central R.R.

Other miscellaneous buildings on the site of less than 5,000

MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Chemical processing

This plant has been leased for a period of one year. Negotiations may be entered into for its purchase subject to the
provisions of the lease in effect.
Aircraf Service Building

reactors, sifters, furnaces, acid concentrators, condensers, laboratory and testing equipment, automotive equipment, offce,

conveyors, steel kettles, agitators, compressors, glass-lined

New York O. R. P. D.-Brochure available (AP-S1).
112,000 sq. ft. Pan-American Airways, Inc.,
LaGuardia Field, Jackson Heights,
New York City, New York.-Plancor 1045.

hospital and cafeteria equipment, portable tools, etc.

of the property prior to its designation as "Surplus". Subsequently, however, the indepen?ent dispo.sa~ of th~ machinery
moved.

NOTE: This plant description is based upon the wartime use

and equipment has been authorized, and it is possible that all or part of the original machinery and equipment has been re-

UTILITIES: Water from river and City. Other facilties
from local utilty companies.

LAND: Total area of site 7.3 acres, on which rental is paid on 6.7 acres to the City of New York, the balance being a

TRANSPORTATION: Spurs connect with Delaware, Lackawanna, Western Railroad.

restricted space over which the lessee has free right-of-way.

BUILDINGS: Two buildings, each adjacent to and adjoining the hanirar building of Pan-American Airways.
North Building, 150' by 260'; South Building, 150' by 300',

New York O. R. P. D.-Brochure available (AP-86).

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118 (New York)

Constructed on piles and grade beams. Shop and Engine room

steel trusses. Offce and stock room sections two story, first story 14'6", second story 9'6". Fluorescent lighting throughout. Sprinklered.

sections ~me story, steel frame and brick walls with 99' span

Clearances in hangars 25' and 28'.

Offce Building, two story, brick and wood; area 56,700 sq. ft. Hangars and other buildings total 230,700 sq. ft.
MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Lathes, borers, drilers,

UTILITIES: City and local utilty companies. New York O. R. P. D.-Brochure available.

plating equipment, etc.

hammers, presses, punchers, heat treating, embossing, and

UTILITIES: Water by wells and sewage disposal plant on
site. Power, light, gas from local utilty company.

Armored Cable Plant
20,200 sq. ft. Phelps Dodge Copper Products Corporation,

TRANSPORTATION: Spur track by Penna. R. R.
provisions of the lease in effect.

This plant has been leased for a period of five years. Negotiations may be entered into for its purchase subject to the

Yonkers, New York.-Army. U sed for manufacture and loading of wire cable. LAND: Site is leased. BUILDING: An industrial type building, 55' by 369', clearance
13'9", concrete floor, steel skeleton, brick walls, steel sash, fluorescent lighting. Sprinklered.

New York O. R. P. D.-Brochure available.

Steel Tubing Plant
36,000 tons tubing per year.

MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Two armoring machine assemblies, winders, coiling and loading machines, towers, test-

Republic Steel Corporation, 160 Scott Avenue,
Brooklyn, New York.-Plancor 1133.

road. Hudson River dock on site. New York O. R. P. D.-Brochure (AP-154).

ing machines, lift trucks, two ten-ton cranes. UTILITIES: City and local utility company. TRANSPORTATION: Siding from New York Central Rail-

ing site 77,600 sq. ft., railroad-way 1,159 sq. ft., parking lot 20,000 sq. ft., parking lot 39,000 sq. ft. BUILDING: Floor area 77,600 sq. ft.
One-story building, has steel frame supporting flat type roof

Designed for steel pipe fabrication. LAND: Four separate parcels separated by city streets. Build-

Magnesium Foundry Surplus
2AO,O Ibs. per year.
Precision Castings Company,

trusses of 86' span. Lower enclosing walls are brick, monitor
enclosing walls are sheet metal. Clear ceilng height 27'.

MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Special equipment for the
fabrication of welded steel pipe, including welding machines,

Fayetteville, Onondaga County, New York.-Plancor
2083.

annealing equipment and processing equipment. Three 5-ton cranes.

cold chamber process.

Used for production of magnesium alloy die castings by the

LAND: About 0.44 acre.
BUILDING: Manufacturing Building, 104' by 151', two stories

UTILITIES: City and local utilty companies. TRANSPORTATION: Siding on site. New York O. R. P. D.-Brochure available.

with mezzanine floor. Steel skeleton censtruction with reinforced concrete floor slabs, gypsum plank roof, face brick and
Designed floor load 300 lb. live load. Basement 15,067 sq. ft.; first floor 15,067 sq. ft.; trim room balcony 1,279 sq. ft.; mezzanine floor 2,967 sq. ft.; loading dock 1,441 sq. ft. Total floor

Iron Mine and Ore Concentrating Plant
1,120,000 tons iron ore and 784,000 tons sintered concentrates

cinder block walls. Freight elevator with 3¥.-ton capacity.
per year.

Republic Steel Corporation,
Port Henry, New York.-Plancor 262.

area, 35,821 sq. ft. Clearance basement 9', first floor 17'6". . MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Machine tools, air compressors, degreasers, melting furnaces, conveyors, pumps,

Designed for production of iron ore concentrates and sinter for
use in steel production.

scales, trucks, etc. .

UTILITIES: City and local utilty company. New York O. R. P. D.-Brochure available.

LAND: About 210 acres, under sub lease from others. BUILDINGS: Concentrating Mil Building, 158' by 180', Part four story. Total area 78,000 sq. ft. Sintering Building, 64' by 266', three story. Area about 48,000
sq. ft. Hoist and Compressor House, one story 60' by 240', with part
basement. Area 20,000 sq. ft., clearance 33'. Crushing Building, area 11,000 sq. ft., clearance 52'.

Aircraft Parts Plant
566,000 sq. ft.
Remington Rand, Inc.,

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Buildings generally of structural steel framing, concrete block

Binghamton, New York.-Plancor 821.

exterior, walls of sheet metal siding. MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Concentration Plant has
conveyor, vibrating feeders, Magnetic separators, screens, mils,

Aircraft Plant
1,366,000 sq. ft.
Republic Aviation Corporation,

Surplus

filters, settlng tanks, etc.

Farmingdale, L. 1., New York.-Plancor 767.
Designed to augment lessee's production of airplanes.

table feeders, pug-mils, etc. Crushing Plant has screens, cone crusher, magnetic separators, conveyors, etc. Shaft is equipped with 3 tracks, ore skip and man cage.
Mine has about 4 miles of track, locomotives, mine cars,

Sintering Building, includes two sinter machines complete,

LAND: About 429 acres.
buildings. Main Assembly Building, one story and basement; area 563,700

BUILDINGS: Five major, two hangar, twenty-one minor

loaders, pumps, etc. Rollng Stock includes one 125-ton Diesel locomotive, 45 75-ton
ore cars, etc.
Cranes, three 3-ton, one 10-ton, and one 25-ton.

sq. ft., steel frame construction, masonry walls. Monitor type
roof. Ceilngs 8' to 35'.

Numerous other items of equipment.

General Utilty, U shaped, one story and part basement; area 340,400 sq. ft., wood and steel framing, brick and concrete
walls. Clearance 22'.

Sub Contract Warehouse, one story, mil type, with basement; wood timber and brick; area 103,500 sq. ft. Clearance 22'. Administration, two story, part basement; area 71,400 sq. ft.;
steel frame and brick. Ceilngs 10'.

Sewage disposal plant on site. Power and light by local utilty company. TRANSPORTATION: Mine and Mil serviced by Lake Champlain & Minevile R.R. New York O. R. P. D.-Brochure available.

lake.

UTILITIES: Water from springs, wells, and pumped from

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Metal Reclamation Plant Surplus
6,00 to 7,0 tons per year.

Manufacturing Building Extension, 870' by 640' with mezzanine floors and part second floor. Total floor area 691,000

Revere Cooper and Brass, Inc., Rome, New York.-Plancor 1360. Designed for recovery of nickel copper alloy, copper and zinc from scrap.

sq. ft. Construction and detail similar to Manufacturing Building.
clearances 22' and 27'.

Foundry Building, one story, structural steel frame, exterior walls brick and tile, steel sash. Total floor area 109,000 sq. ft.;
Administration Building, ground floor, three upper floors, and
penthouse. Total area 97,000 sq. ft. Concrete construction,

LAND: About 3 acres. BUILDINGS: Total area about 26,000 sq. ft.
roof.

ance 31' to underside truss; steel framing, brick walls, monitor
other leantos, 1,000 sq. ft.

Refinery Building, 78' by 263', one story, 20,500 sq. ft., clear-

brick walls, metal sash. Service Buildings total 136,900 sq. ft. Buildings have sprinklered systems except Administration

Offce leanto, one story, brick and wood, area 3,100 sq. ft. Two

Building, Boiler House and Foundry. Foundry Building has
10-ton traveling crane and 2 portable and 20 stationary con-

chine, nitrogen plant, magnetic separator, etc. Also two 10-ton

Personnel Building 1,500 sq. ft., one story, brick. MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Furnaces, casting ma-

traveling electric cranes.

UTILITIES: City and local utilty companies.
TRANSPORTATION: Siding extends into building. This plant has been leased for a period of three years. Nego-

veyors. Manufacturing Building has 30 conveyors, 3 air hoists, 29 general hoists, one tramway, 9 trolley and 6 monorail systems. Garage has 10-ton hydraulic car lift. Most buildings air conditioned. MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Standard machine tools including grinding, lapping, polishing, tapping, threading maother production equipment such as ovens, furnaces, tumbling barrels, etc.; laboratory and testing equipment including X-Ray

chines, etc.; miscellaneous metal forming and sheet metal tools and machines, including grinders, shears, presses, etc.,

tiations may be entered into for its purchase subject to the
terms of the lease in effect.

New York O. R. P. D.-Brochure available.
Sheet Metal Shop

Surplus
11,600 sq. ft.

units, hardness testers, oscilators, etc. UTILITIES: Local utilty companies. This plant has been leased for a period of three years. Negotiations may be entered into for its purchase subject to the
provisions of the lease in effect.

Rigid-Tex Corporation, 658 Ohio Street, Buffalo, New York.-Plancor 1588. Designed to improve quality of metal sheets by special process.

New York O. R. P. D.-Brochure available.

LAND: Over one acre. BUILDING: Steel frame; exterior walls brick and composition protected corrugated metal siding, continuous steel sash; clearance 29'. Building has 7%-ton overhead crane on rails covering

Precision Instruments Plant
101,900 sq. ft.
Square D Company, Elmhurst, New York.-Plancor 535.

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full width of main bay and running full length of building.

hacksaw, wheel grinder, etc.

leveler, stretcher leveler, lathes, shears, dril presses, power

MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Cold roll mil, rolls, roller

General Manufacturing Plant
166,00 sq. ft.
Square D Company,

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UTILITIES: City and local utilty company. TRANSPORTATION: Pennsylvania Railroad property adjoins site, and spur track can be installed. New York O. R. P. D.-Brochure available.

Binghamton, New York.-Plancor 1224.

Aircraft Partssq.Plant Sold 101,000 ft.
Square D Company, 36-30 Lawrence Street,

Aircraft Parts Plant
31,000 sq. ft.
Schweizer Aircraft Corporation,

Surplus

Flushing, L. 1., New York.-Plancor 878.

Elmira, New York.-Plancor 1231.

LAND: Approximately 29 acres.
with walls of cinder block and clear span bowstring-arch timber roof trusses. Factory section 270' by 90', area 24,300 sq. ft.,

Steel Foundry
36,00 tons castings per year. Symington-Gould Corporation,
121 Lincoln Avenue,

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BUILDING: One story conventional hangar type structure

clearance 16'. Remainder of building houses offce, heating, etc., floor area 6,650 sq. ft. Sprinklered. MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Driling, miling, shaping, shearing and bending machines, lathes, planers, presses
and cut-off machines.

Rochester, New York.-Plancor 901.

Steel Foundry
1,250 tons per month.

UTILITIES: Water from wells on the property. Sewage disposal through septic tank.
Power and light from local utilty company.

Symington-Gould Corporation, Depew, New York, about 9 miles east of Buffalo, New

New York O. R. P. D.-Brochure available.

York.-Army. Used to expand lessee's production of steel armor castings.
LAND: About 4.7 acres, leased. BUILDINGS: Total area about 205,000 sq. ft. Building No. 125, one and two story structure, total area 39,700
sq. ft. First floor 25,200 sq. ft., clear height 8'10"; second floor

Aircraft Parts Plant (Instruments) Surplus
2,210,800 sq. ft.
Sperry Gyroscope Company, Inc.,
Union Turnpike and Lakevile Road,

14,500 sq. ft., clear height 7'3"; concrete floors, brick walls,

occupied by buildings.

LAND: Approximately 147 acres, of which 45 acres are

Great Neck, New York.-Plancor 146.

wood deck built-up roofing; sprinklered. Building No. 602, (Extension to existing building), one story,
total area 134,750 sq. ft.; clearance center aisle 45'1", balance

BUILDINGS: Manufacturing Building, one story with mezzanines; 1,440' by 640', with exterior walls 28' high. Total floor area 1,085,000 sq. ft. Clearance 16'. Steel frame, brick

40'1". Floor of concrete and steel; structural frame of rein-

forced concrete and steel; corrugated asbestos siding; concrete

and tile walls; continuous steel sash.

plank deck, built-up roofing; sprinklered. Building No. 601, two story, total area 4,500 sq. ft.; clearance
9' each floor. First floor concrete, wood finish. Second floor

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wood, walls of concrete and block, wood deck, built-up roofing; sprinklered. Building No. 323, one story, total area 4,200 sq. ft.; clearance 16'3"; concrete floor, steel framing, wood deck. Building is
open. Building 319, two story, total area 2,500 sq. ft.; clearance 10'6";

Aircraft Parts Plant
126,6 sq. ft.
Union Fork and Hoe Company,

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Rome, New York.-Plancor 1411.

wood and brick construction; sprinklered.

Building 603, 604, 605, two story, total area all three units,

8,500 sq. ft.; clearances 11'6". Extension to existing building
deck, built-up roofing; sprinklered.

of lessee. Concrete floor, concrete block walls, concrete plank

Ordnance Plant
118,0 sq. ft.
U. S. Hoffman Machine Corporation,

Surplus

Building No. 606, (extension to existing building of lessee).
Building No. 610, one story, area 1,000 sq. ft.; clearance 10' and 13'6"; reinforced concrete. Building No. 611, one story, area 4,600 sq. ft.; clearance 10'; concrete floor, concrete block walls, wood deck, built-up roofing; sprinklered.
One story, area 3,100 sq. ft.; clearance 11'6"; concrete floor, concrete block walls, concrete plank deck, built-up roofing; sprinklered.

South Water Street,
Poughkeepsie, New York.-Plancor 2351.

LAND: Approximately 10 acres, on bluff overlooking Hudson
River.

BUILDINGS: Principal structure is basically one story high
and encloses about 115,000 square feet floor area. It is con-

naces, six core ovens, one speed muller, one speedslinger, five

MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Eleven annealing fur-

structed of wood, steel, and masonry; roofs are tar and gravel on wood with a substantial part having porex slabs; floors are

molâ machines, sand handling system, acteylene generator unit, three lifting magnets, four mold ovens, two sand mixers, 150
cast steel flasks, three hydraulic presses (one 500-ton, one

concrete. Ceilng heights range from 10' to 16'. The forge

head cranes.

out screen, air hoists, hoppers, scales, pumps, conveyors, jib cranes, motors; cranes, one 5-ton, six 10-ton, two 35-ton over-

200-ton, one 100-ton), control systems, welding booths, shake-

include Water Pump House, Acetylene Generator Building, Fuel Oil Storage Building, Fuel Oil Storage Tank Area, Quench
Oil Storage Tank Area, Storage Building, Lumber Storage
Building and Substation; combined floor area approximately

shop has a ceilng 34' high. Minor buildings and structures

3,000 sq. ft.

connected with lessees'. New York O. R. P. D.-Brochure available (AP-64).

UTILITIES: City and local utilty companies. Utilties inter-

compressors with motor generator sets, starting panels, coolers, receivers, and filters; eight chain hoists; hydraulic jacks; three

MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Five Worthington air

Harnischfeger overhead cranes; three induction hardeners; heat-treating furnaces; hydraulic presses; chip crusher and conveyor system; compressed-air system; electrical distribuof the property prior to its designation as "Surplus". Subse-

Steel Foundry Surplus
5AGO tons finished castings per year.

tion system; and tool room completely equipped to produce

cutting tools. NOTE: This plant description is based upon the wartime use

Symington-Gould Corporation, Rochester, New York-Plancor 283.

Designed to produce steel castings. LAND: Approximately 1.85 acres. BUILDINGS: Main Foundry Building and detached Guard House. Foundry proper consists of two bays 300' by 130'. Total area 59,000 sq. ft.; clearance 38'; masonry and brick
construction.

and equipment has been authorized, and it is possible that all
or part of the original machinery and equipment has been

quently, however, the independent disposal of the machinery

removed.

Railroad.

UTILITIES: City and local utilty company. TRANSPORTATION; Spur track of New York Central

MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Furnaces, ladles, ovens, molding machines, pre-heaters, sand mixers, grinders, press, wire machine, etc. Also six 5-ton and one 10-ton inside cranes
and two 5-ton outside cranes; fourteen jib cranes in various departments.

New York O. R. P. D.-Brochure available.

Alcohol Plant

NOTE: This plant description is based upon the wartime use of the property prior to its designation as "Surplus". Subseand equipment has been authorized, and it is possible that all
removed.
quently, however, the independent disposal of the machinery

4,500,0 gallons per year.
U. S. Industrial Chemicals, Inc., Federal Street,
Yonkers, New York.-Plancor 1300.

or part of the original machinery and equipment has been

UTILITIES: Local utilty companies.
TRANSPORTATION: Siding of B. & O. Railroad. New York O. R. P. D.-Brochure available.

Designed to augment lessee's production of ethyl alcohoL.

LAND: About 1/3 acre. BUILDING: Total floor area 6,600 sq. ft. One story and four story structure 30' by 100' (one story) plus 30' by 40' (four
story). Structural steel with corrugated iron siding.

Aircraft Parts Plant (Landing gear assemblies)
27,300 sq. ft. Uebelhoer Brothers, Inc.,
Clarence A venue,

MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Grain cleaner, dust collector, bucket elevators, conveyors, roller mils, magnetic separators, grain precookers, malt precookers, tanks, mixers, etc.

Surplus

Buffalo, New York.-Plancor 1184. LAND: Approximately 0.85 acre. BUILDING: One-story factory type 240' by 108', clearance
12', brick and tile bearing walls. Sprinklered.

UTILITIES: City and local utilty companies. TRANSPORTATION: Siding serves plant. These facilities are presently under lease. Negotiations may be entered into for purchase subject to term of lease in effect. New York O. R. P. D.-Brochure available. Machine Tool Plant
11,500 sq. ft. Utica Drop Forge and Tool Corporation,
Utica, New York.-Plancor 1780.

MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Driling, grinding, miling machines, lathes, degreaser, tumblast machine, furnaces,

etc.

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UTILITIES: City and local utilty company. New York O. R. P. D.-Brochure available.

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Steel Forging Plant

Surplus

center bay, clearance 34', and two 40' wide side bays, clearance
19'. Sprinklered.

19.0 sq. ft. Utica Drop Forge & Tool Corporation, 2415 Whitesboro Street, Utica, New York.-Plancor 2386. Used to make parts for jet plane engines. LAND: 0.636 acre, leased. BUILDING: Irregularly shaped structure with 16,815 sq. ft. on main floor and 2,300 sq. ft. on mezzanine. Steel framing,

MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Lathes, grinding machines, driling, miling machines, etc. Six 3-ton, two 50-ton,

one 10-ton, two 20-ton overhead traveling cranes. NOTE: This plant description is based upon the wartime use

of the property prior to its designation as "Surplus". Subsequently, however, the independent disposal of the machinery

and equipment has been authorized, and it is possible that all
or part of the original machinery and equipment has been

concrete floors, protected metal siding. Rollng steel doors,
steel sash. Clearances 12' and 24'.

removed.

MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Machine tools, drop hammers, presses, furnaces, blast cleaning machines, tumblast,

UTILITIES: City and local utilty company. New York O. R. P. D.-Brochure available.

quench tank, air compressor, etc.

This plant has been leased for a period of five years. Negotiations may be entered into for its purchase subject to the
provisions of the lease in effect. New York O. R. P. D.
Ore Reduction

Industrial Equipment Plant

(Engine compressor units) Surplus
122,800 sq. ft.
Worthington Pump & Machinery Company,
45 Roberts A venue,

Plant, Tungsten
10.0 10 1S,o Ions per year.

Buffalo, New York.-Plancor 680. LAND: Three plots, total area 2.7086 acres.
forced concrete construction; clearances 28' and 23'.

Wah Chang Trading Corporation,
Glen Cove, Long Island, New York.-Plancor 1196.

PLANT: Land and buildings used for treatment and purification of tungsten ore. LAND: About 8% acres. BUILDINGS: Total floor area 138,000 sq. ft. Factory and Warehouse, 113,000 sq. ft., one story, bow type roof, concrete block walls, clear span trusses. Clearance to
underside truss 35'. Sprinklered.

BUILDINGS: Main Factory, floor area 59,400 sq. ft., reinBuilding No. 116, floor area 19,700 sq. ft., steel frame, brick,
Building No. 117, one and two-story building, floor area 40,700
sq. ft., steel frame, brick, clearances 19' and 8'.
steel sash, clearance 12'.
All buildings sprinklered.

clearances 41' and 32'.

Building No. 118, one-story, floor area 3,000 sq. ft., brick walls,
MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Boring, grinding and mil-

Offce and Laboratory, 16,500 sq. ft., one story, wood frame,
stucco exterior. Sprinklered.

ing machines, lathes, melting pots, sub-zero machine, arc

Other structures, 8,800 sq. ft.

welder, core ovens, etc.

UTILITIES: Water by municipality and wells on site. Other utilities by municipality and local utilty company. New York O. R. P. D.-Brochure available.

Building No. 115 has three 3-ton and two 5-ton overhead, floor operated cranes, 40' spans. No. 117 has four 3-ton monorails.

NOTE: This plant description is based upon the wartime use of the property, prior to its designation as "Surplus". Subsequently, however, the independent disposal of the machinery
removed.

Engine Parts Plant (Gear units) Surplus
98,00 sq. fi.

and equipment has been authorized, and it is possible that all or part of the original machinery and equipment has been
UTILITIES: City and local utilty company.
TRANSPORTATION: Spur tracks connect with Lehigh Valley Railroad. New York O. R. P. D.-Brochure available.

Worthington Pump & Machinery Corporation, Buffalo, New York.-Plancor 542. BUILDING: 135' by 602', one and two story, steel frame con-

struction enclosed with brick. Width consists of 50' wide

NORTH CAROLINA
Aircraft Plant
287.0 sq. ft.
Fairchild Engine & Airplane Corporation, and
Firestone Tire and Rubber Company,
Burlington, North Carolina.-Plancor 506.

Surplus

or part of the original machinery and equipment has been

removed.

UTILITIES: Water from City. Plant has a 100,000 gallon
elevated steel tank and a 200,000 gallon reinforced concrete

reservoir.
Gas, power and light from local utilty company.

LAND: Approximately 260 acres.

BUILDINGS: Main Factory Building, one-story, new and reconditioned, total floor area 269,000 sq. ft. New construction has structural steel frame, brick and gunite walls. Cafeteria addition is frame construction. Old construction brick walls, steel truss saw-tooth roof framing. Clearances, 12', 15'

visions of the lease in effect.

tiations may be entered into for its purchase subject to the pro-

This plant has been leased for a period of five years. Nego-

Charlotte O. R. P. D.-Brochure available.

and 26'.

Graphite Electrode Plant Surplus
34.0 sq. ft.
National Carbon Company, Inc.,
Morganton, North Carolina.-Plancor 1066.

Two Hangars, Boiler House, Hammer Building, and minor buildings total 18,000 sq. ft.
All buildings sprinklered.

chines, lathes, presses, shapers, planers, pumps, tanks, welders,

MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Driling and grinding ma-

tory and testing equipment and furniture and fixtures.

generators, furnaces, paint spray equipment, etc. Also labora-

LAND: Approximately 44 acres. BUILDINGS: Twenty-five buildings, total area 344,000 sq. ft.
Thirteen utilty buildings account for about 32,000 sq. ft. Gen-

erally single story brick or wood frame. Twelve factory

NOTE: This plant description is based upon the wartime use of the property prior to its designation as "Surplus". Subsequently, however, the independent disposal of the machinery

buildings are from 10,000 sq. ft. to 34,000 sq. ft. Clearances generally 30'. Four are reinforced concrete construction, re-

and equipment has been authorized, and it is possible that all

mainder of steel framing, corrugated asbestos siding. MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Coke storage and han-

122 (North Carolina) (Ohio)
dling system; miling and mix equipment; 1,750-ton extrusion press; furnaces; gas producers; graphite furnace units; rotary
coke dryer, graphite furnaces, etc. Two 10-ton and one 7%-ton cranes; numerous conveyors.

Pipe Line Surplus
Plantation Pipe Line Company,

Greensboro, North Carolina, to Richmond, Va.-Plancor
1394.

UTILITIES: City and local utilty company. TRANSPORTATION: Spur track of the Southern Railway.
Charlotte O. R. P. D.-Brochure available.

A war emergency facilty created for the transportation of refined petroleum products from the Plantation Pipe Line Company's terminal at Greensboro, N. C., to terminal facilties
way; about the same mileage of 8%" electric welded steel pipe

The property consists of approximately 179 miles of right-ofline made up of both new and used pipe; four line pumping

serving private oil companies at Richmond, Virginia.

Radio Battery Plant

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stations, four delivery terminals, employees' residences and other appurtenances.

77,900 sq. fi. National Carbon Company, Inc.,
Charlotte, North Carolina.-Plancor 1528.

Right-of-way easements, averaging 30' in width, with all inci-

lapweld pipe which was reconditioned, welded and coated before

lands, railroads, rivers and streams on a permanent basis. The pipe line, 179.5 miles in length, includes 166 miles of used

dental rights have been acquired across public and private

Shipyard
North Carolina Shipbuilding Company,
Wilmington, N. C.-Maritime.

laying. In addition to the used pipe, 13.5 miles of new 8%" seamless, grade B pipe was installed in the line. Twenty-six 8" gate valves, one 8"check valve, forty-four 8" plug valves
and other fittings were also installed. Approximately 5,000

lineal feet of protective casing pipe was used on railroad and highway crossings. Twenty-two swing bridges across creeks
and rivers were erected for line walkers.

LAND: About 167% acres with 6,375' frontage on Cape Fear
River.

Charlotte O. R. P. D.-Brochure, available.

fingerpiers (500' by 61'), Marginal Wharf (1,000' long).
Charlotte O. R. P. D.

BUILDINGS: Shop and utilty buildings, 9 ways (500'), 3

Warehouse
112,SOO sq. fi.
Wright's Automatic Machine Company,

Sold

Durham, North Carolina.-Plancor 197.

OHIO
Aircraft Engine Parts Plant
8S,S00 sq. ft. Aeronautical Products, Inc.,
Washington Courthouse, Ohio.-Plancor 1085.

Sold MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: All owned by Government under Plancor 834.

Aircraft Plant
106,0 sq. ft.
Aeronca Aircraft Corporation, Middletown, Ohio.-Plancor 779.

UTILITIES: City and local utilty companies. TRANSPORTATION: Spurs to New York Central Railroad. Cleveland O. R. P. D.-Brochure available (AP-21).

Sold
Ordnance Parts Plant
1S,O sq. ft.

Sold

Aircraft Plant
Aircraft Assembly Plant No.7, Fisher Body Division, General Motors Corporation,
Brookpart Vilage, Ohio,

Alled Machine & Engineering Corporation, New Philadelphia, Ohio.-Plancor 415.

2,S60,000 sq. fi.

Aluminum Rollng Mil (Rod and Bar) Surplus
180,000,000 pounds rods and bars per year and

120,000,000 pounds blooms per year.

Adjoining Cleveland Municipal Airport, Cleveland, Ohio.

Aluminum Company of America,
Southwest of Newark, Ohio.-Plancor 936-F3.

-Army.
LAND: 411.43 acres. BUILDINGS: Assembly Building No.1: Basement, one story
frame of concrete and steel, concrete block walls, ceilng height
12' to 45', 4-ply tar and gravel roof, bays generally 50' by 50',
50' by 200', 50' by 100'.

Designed for rollng aluminum blooms, rods and bars. LAND: About 300 acres.

and balcony, area 2,270,000 sq. ft., reinforced concrete floor,

BUILDINGS: Total floor area 1,220,000 sq. ft. Thirty-six
buildings, the three largest containing 220,000 sq. ft., 115,000

Administration Building No.2: Basement and 2-story, area 148,000 sq. ft., wood joist and sub floor, frame of mil construction, face brick walls, ceilng height 9' to 10', asphalt

sq. ft. and 91,000 sq. ft., respectively, and clearances 32', 26', 33'. Eight other structures contain about 62,000 sq. ft. each with 33'
ry walls. Utilty buildings generally of brick construction.

clearances. The remaining buildings total about 280,000 sq. ft. Factory structures of structural steel framing and brick mason-

composition roof, bays generally 15'8" by 16'.

ft., concrete floor, concrete frame up to 12', upper part all wood, concrete wall up to 12', beyond wood, ceilng height 40', 4-ply asphalt composition, bays 25' by 30'.

Hangar Building No.3: 1 story and balcony, area 78,200 sq.
Flight Operation Building No.4: Basement, 2-story and

capacity 2,700 lbs. each; ten gas fired tilting scrap furnaces,
each; nineteen soaking preheat furnaces; eight other furnaces;
straighteners; scalpers; metal saws; caustic dip unit, etc.
capacity 3,000 lbs. each; four furnaces capacity 14,000 lbs.

MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Nineteen remelt furnaces,

three casting machines; 38" blooming mil complete; two 22"
bar mils; 20" bar mil; two draw benches, 7,500 lbs. each;

tower, area 12,000 sq. ft., concrete floors, concrete frame, concrete walls, ceilng height 8' to 10', 4-ply asphalt roofing.

crushed stone floor, 12" cinder block frame, cinder block wall sand filled, no roof. Balance of buildings consists of garages, guard houses, maintenance sheds, ranging from 42 sq. ft. to 18,135 sq. ft.

Transformer Sub-Station No.8: 1 story, area 22,400 sq. ft.,

UTILITIES: Water from six wells on site and from city. Sewage disposal plant on site. Gas, power, light from local
utilty companies.

TRANSPORTATION: Several sidings of N. Y. C. Cleveland O. R. P. D.-Brochure available.

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Aircraft Parts Plant
S12,SOO sq. fi. American Propeller Corporation

Sold Shipyard Facilties
American Shipbuilding Company
Lorain, Ohio.

Sold

1333 Alexis Road
Toledo, Ohio.-Plancor 144.

Cleveland, Ohio.-Ma:ritime.

Alloy Steel Plant Surplus
43,200 Ions electric sleel ingois per year.

Machine Tool Plant
78,00 sq. ft.
American Tool Works, Company,

Surplus

American Rollng Mil Company
Middletown, Ohio.-Plancor 285.

Designed to augment lessee's production of alloy stainless steel ingots. LAND: 5 acres. BUILDINGS: Alloy Furnace Building, Laboratory and Offce, Maintenance Track Scale House, Sheds, Four Transformer Buildings. Total area about 40,000 sq. ft. Alloy Furnace Building, single span 82' by 285' with leanto 36' by 282'; steel framing, corrugated sheet steel siding; clearance main portion 40';

ond plant extensions. Lessee's existing railroad siding was extended to enter and serve the Navy-owned building.

Pearl, Eggleston, and Third Streets, Cincinnati, Ohio.-Nobs-148. LAND: About 2% acres. BUILDINGS: One building, constructed as the first and secproximately 78,000 sq. ft. and a clear ceilng height of 35' The building is independent of the prime contractor's buildings except for connecting passages.

The first and second extensions constitute one building of ap-

area 33,500 sq. ft. .

Other buildings of brick and concrete block construction.

MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Foundry contains one gasoline powered locomotive, seventeen charging cars, eight
ingot cars, four electric furnaces, three preheat furnaces,

First Extension: A one-story heavy machine shop building with a partial basement of approximately 40' by 100', con-

structed with a steel frame and monitor-type steel roof trusses;

charging machine and miscellaneous items.

walls of concrete to a height of 9' above floor level and faced

UTILITIES: Lessee and local utilty company. TRANSPORTATION: Spur tracks of major railroads. Cleveland O. R. P. D.-Brochure available.
Iron Ore Reduction Plant

building tile to eaves with corrugated transite closures between

the first and second levels of windows. Reinforced concrete

floors poured on grade. The extension contains six bridge craneways and seven gantry crane tracks.

Surplus

extension with no basement. The frame construction is of steel
crete to a height of 9' above floor level and faced with building

Second Extension: A one-story heavy machine shop building
H-beams mounted on reinforced concrete columns with wood

s40,oo Ions sinler per year.
American Rollng Mil Company,
Hamilton, OhiD.-Plancor 759.

monitor-type trusses and wood purlins. The walls are of con-

tile to the eaves with corrugated transite closures between the
extension is completely sprinklered. The extension contains three bridge craneways.

Designed for production of iron ore sinter to be used for charging blast furnaces and open hearths. LAND: Approximately 1.15 acres.

first and second window levels and at ends of the monitors. The floors are of reinforced concrete poured on grade. The

BUILDINGS: Total floor area about 25,500 sq. ft. Sintering Building, three-story, reinforèed concrete and cement block construction, with structural steel framing. Total floor area
floor 22'. Control House and Fan Room, Receiving Bins and
18,800 sq. ft. Clearance, first floor 28', second floor 10', third
Transfer Building, total area 4,600 sq. ft. Brick and con-

MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Gear hobbing machines, grinding machines, lathes, miling machines, planers, radial
drils, etc.

crete. Coke Crusher Building of reinforced concrete and cement block

UTILITIES: City and local utilty companies through lessee's facilties. TRANSPORTATION: Siding into building served by Pennsylvania Railroad.

construction. Approximate area 2,100 sq. ft. Two-story height with a mezzanine for electric controls. MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Sinted conveyors, sinter
vibrating screens, sinter pug mil, sinter machine, feeder

Cleveland O. R. P. D.-Brochure avaùable (NP-7).
Tank Parts Plant
S6,000 sq. ft.
American Welding and Manufacturing Company, Warren, Ohio.-Plancor 250.

screens and hoppers, rod mil, coke conveyors, dust collecting equipment, etc.

Surplus

UTILITIES: Water from well off-site. Power and light from local utilty company. Cleveland O. R. P. D.-Brochure available.
Steel Foundry
10,000 Ions per year.

Surplus

LAND: Area 7% acres. BUILDINGS: Factory Building, 44,600 sq. ft., clearances in crane section 37' and 25'; steel frame, walls partly concrete and partly asbestos protected corrugated metal siding; steel sash.
10,400 sq. ft., steel frame, brick walls. Also Carbide Storage and Gas Generator; Guard House, Garage, Fuel Oil Pump House, Boiler House, and underground storage tanks. MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Bending and shearing machines, lathes, presses, etc.; expanding, trimming and welding machines, etc.; three hydraulic-lift bull dozers, thirteen
hoists, etc.; three 5-ton floor controlled Travlift cranes; ten
budget jib crane assemblies each 1,100 pound capacity.

American Rollng Mil Company,
Middletown, Ohio.-Plancor 1259.

M'ain Offce Building, one story and basement. 38' by 150',

Designed to augment lessee's production of steel castings. LAND: About % acre leased. BUILDINGS: Total floor area 18,500 sq. ft. Main foundry (extension to lessee's building), Locker Rooms, Compressor Building, Offce Building, Pyrometer Building. Foundry extension, 17,000 sq. ft., clearance 55', structural steel
framing, corrugated transite siding. Other buildings are one

story, brick or concrete block. . MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Annealing furnace, core
screenerator, swing grinders, transfer cars, etc. Also 75-ton

quently, however, the independent disposal of the machinery
moved.

NOTE: This plant description is based upon the wartime use of the property prior to its designation as "Surplus". Subse-

oven, jarring machine, mold driers, sandmueller, sand unloader,

and equipment has been authorized, and it is possible that all or part of the original machinery and equipment has been re-

crane and two jib cranes. UTILITIES: Lessee and local utilty companies. TRANSPORTATION: Siding serves plant. Cleveland O. R. P. D.-Brochure available.

UTILITIES: City and local utilty company. TRANSPORTATION: Siding of Pennsylvania Railroad. Cleveland O. R. P. D.-Brochure available.

124 (Ohio)

Aircraft Engine Parts Plant
122.0 sq. ft.
Aviation Corporation,

Sold

Chemical Plant, Ammonia and Ammonium Nitrate
8,400 Ions per monih.
Buckeye Ordnance Works,

Sold

14th and Adams Streets,
Toledo, Ohio.-Plancor 1265.

Steel Tubing Plant 48,00 Ions per year.
Babcock & Wilcox Tube Company,
Allance, Ohio.-Plancor 497.

Sold

Atmospheric Nitrogen Corporation, Ironton, Ohio, on the Ohio River.-Army.

Aircraft Engine Parts Plant Sold
110,00 sq. ft.
Canton Drop Forging and Manufacturing Company,

Rubber Products Plant
SO,OOO sq. ft.

Sold

also
Hoover Company,
Canton, Ohio.-Plancor 1765.

Barefoot Sole Company, Inc.,
Wadsworth, Ohio.-Plancor 2420.

Quarry & Clinkering Facilties
Basic Refactories, Inc.,
Maple Grove, Ohio.-Plancor 1090.

Sold

Aircraft Parts Plant
. 1S8,6 sq. ft.
North Side of 17th Street Extension,

Surplus

Canton Drop Forging & Manufacturing Company,

Penicilln Plant

13,100 sq. ft. Ben Venue Laboratories, Inc.,
Bedford, Ohio.-Plancor 1942.

Sold

Canton, Ohio.-Plancor 278.

cylinder barrels and other forgings.

Designed for manufacture of airplane engine crank cases,

General Manufacturing Plant
31s,3oo sq. fi.
BIaw Knox Company,

LAND: Approximately 30 acres. BUILDINGS: Machine Shop, one story masonry, 56,680 sq. ft., clearance 16', brick walls, steel sash, steel framing.
43,560 sq. ft., clearances 63' and 25'.
Die Shop, one story metal clad steel frame building, 18,590

Forge Shop, one story and part basement, metal clad steel,
Offce and Service Building, Boiler and Coal Bunker House,

Martins-Ferry Division,
Martins-Ferry, Ohio.-Navy NOd-2031.

sq. ft.

Building, Manufacturing Building, General Machine Shop, As-

LAND: About 23% acres. BUILDINGS: Entire facilty consists of old and new Offce

Assembly Building and minor buildings total 40,000 sq. ft.

sembly Building, Packing and Shipping Building, Engineering

Buildings. Buildings rehabilitated in 1941. Factory buildings generally of

Buildings, Boiler House, various Maintenance and Storage
structural steel with masonry and corrugated iron siding.

welding machines, tumble blasts, compressors, motorized equipment, machine tools, etc. Also conveyors, traveling cranes and hoists.

MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Furnaces, sawing and

Other structures generally of brick and wood.

Sewage disposal by city. Gas, power and light by local utilty company. TRANSPORTATION: Switch track with two spurs from the
Pennsylvania Railroad.

UTILITIES: Water by two deep wells.

UTILITIES: By city and local utilties. Plant has own water purifying system.
B & 0 R.R. and Pennsylvania R.R.
Cleveland O. R. P. D.

TRANSPORTATION: Five spurs into property served by

This plant has been leased for a period of five years. Negotiations may be entered for its purchase subject to the provisons of the lease in effect. Cleveland O. R. P. D.-Brochure available.
Steel Forging Plant 117,0 sq. ft.
Champion Machine & Forging Company,
Cleveland, Ohio.-Plancor 145.

Machine Tool Plant
21,000 sq. ft.

Sold

Surplus

Broden Construction Company,
Euclid, Ohio.-Plancor 654.

Beryllum Plant Facilties Surplus
S6,O0 sq. ft.
Brush Beryllum Company,
Lorain, Ohio.-Plancor 1255.

ing.

LAND: Approximately 4.02 acres. BUILDINGS: Offce and Machine Shop Building, Forge Shop, Boiler House, Die Storage Building and Transformer Build-

Designed to augment lessee's production of beryllum salts and
beryllum oxide powder.

Forge Shop is steel framed building with sheet metal walls,
steel sash. Ceilngs 14' and 52'. Floor area 63,800 sq. ft.

LAND: About % acre. BUILDINGS: Total floor area 56,000 sq. ft. Crystallzing Building, two and three story, reinforced concrete
ceilng 12', 10', 9' respectively.
4,300 sq. ft., clearance 34'.

Die Storage Building is one story and basement building, concrete, steel and brick. Ceiling heights 31' and 17'. Area 28,000 sq. ft. Offce and Machine Shop Building is one and two-story building, brick walls, steel sash. Floor area 19,400 sq. ft.

to third floor, wood timber above. Total area 34,000 sq. ft.,

Ore Melting Building, steel framing and brick, one story, area
Additions to lessee's Offce, Ore Storage, Maintenance Buildings total 13,500 sq. ft. Brick masonry and wood.

threading machines, die making machines, saws, welding equipmachine tools. Also 27 cranes installed, varying from 1 ton to 20 tons capacity.

MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Furnaces, power vise,
ment, driling machines, miling machines, and standard

MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Agitators, crystaIIzers, evaporators, precipitators, mixers, dissolvers, settlers, etc. UTILITIES: City and local utilty companies. TRANSPORTATION: Siding of B & 0 R.R. Cleveland O. R. P. D.-Brochure available.

road.

UTILITIES: By city and local utilty company. TRANSPORTATION: Spur of Wheeling and Lake Erie RailPlant available for lease only.

Cleveland O. R. P. D.-Brochure available.

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Aircraft Engine Parts Plant (Carburetors)

Sold

Aircraft Parts Plant (struts)
191,3 sq. ft.
Cleveland Pneumatic Tool Company,
3734 E. 78th Street,

61,0 sq. ft.
Chandler-Evans Corporation,
Dayton, Ohio.-Plancor 323.

Machine Shop

S68,40 sq. ft. Chase Brass & Copper Company, Inc.,
Euclid, OhiC!.-Plancor 90.

Sold

Cleveland, Ohio.-Army. LAND: Contractor owned, no lease. BUILDINGS: Building "A": A complete addition to an existing plant, used for heat treating purposes. Building is Lshaped, two story, fronting on East 77th Street, (36,000 sq. ft.

Machine Tool Plant

Surplus
77,4 sq. ft.

of floor area, 18,000 sq. ft. for each floor), the part along 77th Street is two stories high (60' by 170'), there is a two story, saw-tooth connection to the main building, 80' by 96'. Base-

Cincinnati Shaper Co~pany,
4700 Paddock Road,
Cincinnati, Ohio.-Plancor 672.

steel columns, trusses and purlins, roof consists of 2" boards

ment is of reinforced concrete construction, main floor has

with 5-ply covering, walls are of brick with steel sash and

LAND: 11 acres. BUILDINGS: Main Shop Building is steel frame structure
with monitor, brick and tile masonry walls, main shop 63,500

and 45'.

sq. ft., offce section 8,900 sq. ft. Factory ceilng heights, 18'
Storage Shed, combined floor area 5,000 sq. ft.

steel doors. At the east end of the building there is a hydraulic electric elevator to serve both floors. The building is heated with steam unit heaters and has a sprinkler system and plumbing fixtures. Building "B": Complete addition to an existing plant, used for general manufacturing purposes, one story in height (132' by
140'), having a total floor area of 22,860 sq. ft., with base-

Garage, Boiler House adjoining Main Shop, and frame Lumber

ment 33' by 100'. The basement room is of reinforced concrete

and the upper floor has a complete steel frame. There is a
saw-tooth roof with top hung sash. Purlins are of steel with
sash. The building has a sprinkler system.

MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Lathes, grinding, boring machines, arbor presses, welders, spray booths, forge furnace,
etc. Also two 25-ton electric 60' span traveling cranes; two

2" roof boards covered with 5-ply combination covering, first
floor covered with wood blocks, walls are of brick with steel

5-ton, three 2-ton and one I-ton floor controlled cranes.

UTILITIES: City and local utilty company.
TRANSPORTATION: Switch track of B. & O. Railroad. Cleveland O. R. P. D.-Brochure available.

Building "C": Building located at the corner of East 77th Street and Osage Avenue, is a two-story building (161' by

196'), with a total floor area of 60,000 sq. ft., 30,000 sq. ft. on each floor. Basement is of reinforced concrete with a floor of

cement. First floor is a steel structure, having a reinforced

Machine Tool Plant

36,8 sq. ft.

Surplus tooth roof with top hung sash, purlins are of steel with 2" roof
boards, covered with 5-ply combination covering, walls are of brick with steel sash. Building is equipped with a sprinkler

concrete floor slab covered with wood block. There is a saw-

Cleveland Automatic Machine Company, 2269 Ashland Road,
Cleveland, Ohio.-Plancor 253.

system and heated with unit heaters, basement is air-conditioned.
ments. Is L-shaped, with wing of 50' by 149' and a wing with

LAND: 2.13 acres. BUILDING: Two stories, brick walls, steel interior columns and floor beams, steel sash. Clearances 11'. Freight elevator
and two I-ton, 44' span hand propelled cranes. Sprinklered.

house the general offce, administrative and engineering departdimensions of 50' by 145'. It has four full floors and a base-

Building "D": A complete addition to an existing plant to
ment with penthouse for elevator shaft and fan on roof. Entire floor space amounts to 72,440 sq. ft., building has a fireproof steel frame with face brick and glass block walls and steel sash windows, floors are of steel bar joint construc-

MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Grinding machines, miling machines, etc.

UTILITIES: City and local utilty company.
TRANSPORTATION: Pennsylvania Railroad adjoins property.

Cleveland O. R. P. D.-Brochure available.

tion, with concrete slab, with space between for all wires, conduits, etc., floor is of concrete with coverings of asphalt tile, building has an electric pushbutton elevator serving all

Aircraf Parts Plant (Bearings, bushings) Surplus
320.0 sq. ft. Cleveland Graphite Bronze Company,
Cleveland, Ohio.-Plancor 1634.

floors; all walls and ceilngs are plastered; entire building is air-conditioned and steam heated, using the same system for both heating and cooling; has appropriate plumbing and sewage
systems, and is protected with a stand-pipe sprinkler system.

MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: One elevator, 3 one-ton conditioning, heating and sprinkler system equipcranes, air
ment.

LAND: 7.4 acres.

BUILDINGS: Building No.1; two-story brick, steel and UTILITIES: City and local utilty companies.
timber frame, 161' by 462'. Common brick, with plaster and
elevators. Sprinklered.

metal lath wall panels. Area approximately 110,000 sq. ft.,

clearance first floor 17' and second floor 14'. Three freight

TRANSPORTATION: Spur of Wheeling and Lake Erie R.R. Cleveland O. R. P. D.-Brochure availble (AP-18l).

ger elevators. Sprinklered. Area 146,100 sq. ft., story heights
15'.

Building No.2; four-story reinforced concrete frame and brick masonry structure, 160' by 245'. Two freight and one passen-

Aircraft Parts Plant

(Landing gear and struts) Surplus
80,0 sq. ft.
Cleveland Pneumatic Aerol, Inc., 20001 Euclid Avenue,
Cleveland, Ohio.-Plancor 1053.

Building No.3; two-story reinforced concrete frame and brick masonry structure, 80' by 187', area 29,900 sq. ft., story heights
15'-6".
Four other buildings, generally steel frame, combined area

34,300 sq. ft.

UTILITIES: City and local utilty companies. TRANSPORTATION: Siding of New York Central Railroad.
Parts of this plant have been sold and leased. Negotiations

may be entered into for the purchase or lease of all or part
of the remainder, or for purchase of the part leased subject

LAND: Approximately 62% acres. BUILDINGS: Consists of major and minor structures with floor areas of approximately 800,000 sq. ft. Factory Building, one-story and part basement structure, floor area 698,000 sq. ft., clearances 13' and 23'; wood timber fram-

to the provisions of the lease in effect.

Cleveland O. R. P. D.-Brochure available.

Offce Building, four stories, floor area 70,368 sq. ft., clearances 10' and 12', upper floors wood with mastic tile, ceilngs

ing, brick to sil line, wood sash; sprinklered.

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accoustical tile; exterior walls of face brick; wood structural

framing. Minor buildings total 31,000 sq. ft. MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Grinding, miling, boring
equipment, factory t::ucks, dust collecting units, furnaces, welding equipment, welding and spray booths, etc.

Chemical Plant-Clothing Impregnation

62,750 sq. ft.

machines, lathes, shaping, chucking machines, milwright

Columbus Clothing Renovation Plant, Columbus ASF Depot, Columbus,Ohio.-Army.

Twenty-six I-ton, three 1 %-ton, four 2-ton electric cranes; numerous hand operated and electric hoists from %-ton to
6-ton capacity.

Designed for clothing impregnation for gas protection. LAND: Inside the boundaries of the Army Services Forces
Depot.

NOTE: This plant description is based upon the wartime use
of the property prior to its designation as "Surplus". Subse-

and equipment has been authorized, and it is possible that all
or part of the original machinery and equipment has been

quently, however, the independent disposal of the machinery
removed.

clearance 11', structural steel framing, brick walls, continuous steel sash, concrete floors and roof.

floor, 30,800 sq. ft., clearance 13', second floor, 27,600 sq. ft.,

BUILDINGS: Clothing Renovating Plant, two story, first

UTILITIES: City and local utilty company. TRANSPORTATION: Siding from New York Central. Cleveland O. R. P. D.-Brochure available.

concrete floor, timber framing, brick and tile walls, wood deck, buil-up roofing. This building contains 6 boilers. It also supplies the steam requirements for the ASF Depot.
Pump House about 350 sq. ft., concrete and brick.

Two elevators and chutes between first and second floor. Boiler House, one story, area about 4,000 sq. ft., clearance 19',

Loading and unloading platforms on north and south sides.

BerylliumInc., Plant Surplus Clifton Products,
Painesville, Ohio.-Plancor 1716. Designed for the production of beryllum alloys and beryllum oxide. Estimated plant capacity is 1,080 pounds of beryllum oxide of metal grade and about 500 pounds of pure beryllum
oxide per month.

MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Pre-dryers, final dryers, compressors, balers, conveyors, pumps, motors, floor trucks, lift trucks, etc. UTILITIES: Water furnished by the Depot Pumping Station from wells on site.
extractors, impregnators,. tanks, washers, air

Depot Sewerage System. Power and light from local utilty companies via Depot distributing system.

LAND: About 0.44 acres. BUILDINGS: Two processing buildings, total area 7,800 sq.

tracks, service by B. & O. R. R. and Pennsylvania R. R. Cleveland O. R. P. D.-Brochure available (AP-l04).

TRANSPORTATION: Spur track from the Depot yard

with 16' clearance. Exterior walls concrete block, wood roof
trusses supported on brick piers.

ft. One 51' by 90' with leanto, 40' clearance; the other 28' by 75'

MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Varied tanks, furnaces, extractors, 70-ton arbor press, fiter presses, scrubbing towers with pumps, blowers, etc., dryers, briquette presses, etc. UTILITIES: City and utilty company. TRANSPORTATION: Spur track of New York Central Railroad.

Steel Fabrication Facilties Surplus
44,000 sq. ft. Commercial Shearing and Stamping Company,
Youngstown, Ohio.-Plancor 1091.

Cleveland O. R. P. D.-Brochure available.

Designed for production of aerial bombs, steel bridge units, etc. LAND: About 1% acres. BUILDINGS: An addition to lessee's building totallng 42,300

sq. ft., clearances 23' to 30', structural steel framing, brick

Metal Reclamation Plant Surplus
20,700 sq. fi.

walls. An addition to lessee's power house totallng 1,270 sq. ft. separated by party wall. MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Consists of supplementary equipment including air compressor, cyclone separator,

Clifton Products, Inc.,
Painesvile, Ohio.-Plancor 1911.

hoists and miscellaneous items.

pumps, transformers, two 10 ton overhead traveling cranes, diesel powered twenty-five ton overhead traveling cranes,
UTILITIES: From lessee. Cleveland O. R. P. D.-Brochure available.

Designed for reclamation of non-ferrous scrap metals. LAND: Approximately 2.42 acres. BUILDINGS: Scrap Reclamation Building, composed of two
Preparation Section. Scrap Storage Building, 51' by 82', floor area 4,100 sq. ft., steel framing and trusses, concrete block walls, clearance 16'.

tion of materials, 70' by 142'. Concrete block walls. Floor area 16,600 sq. ft.; ceilng height 21' in Melting Section and 17' in

sections: one for melting, 47' by 143', and the other, prepara-

Industrial Equipment Plant Surplus
17,000 sq. ft. Cooper-Bessemer Corporation,
compressors.

MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Metal, turnings crusher, hammermil type; metal cleaning and drying machine complete with all accessories; Stearns, magnetic separator; hard rubber-

Mount Vernon, Ohio.-Plancor 731. Used to augment lessee's production of gas and motor driven

lined steel tanks; welding machine; electric arc furnace,
1,000-lb. capacity; two coke-fired tilting type crucible fur-

naces; one-1,200 lb. ladle; furnace-charging apparatus; skip
hoist complete; Dreisbach metal reclaiming milL.

umns, ceilngs 20' to 29'. Sprinklered.

LAND: About % acre. BUILDING: One story with mezzanine, brick walls, steel col-

NOTE: This plant description is based upon the wartime use
of the property prior to its designation as "Surplus". Subse-

MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Lathes, grinders, etc.

quently, however, the independent disposal of the machinery
or part of the original machinery and equipment has been

Seven cranes 5 to 10 ton capacity. NOTE: This plant description is based upon the wartime use

and equipment has been authorized, and it is possible that all

removed.

UTILITIES: City and local utilty company.
road.

and equipment has been authorized, and it is possible that all or part of the original machinery and equipment has been removed.

of the property prior to its designation as "Surplus". Subsequently, however, the independent disposal of the machinery

TRANSPORTATION: Spur track of New York Central Rail-

UTILITIES: City and lessee.
TRANSPORTATION: Siding of B. & O. Railroad. Cleveland O. R. P. D.-Brochure available.

Cleveland O. R. P. D.-Brochure available.

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Steel Plant Facilties Surplus
SOO,ooO Ions pig iron and 410,000 Ions ingols per year.

Both buildings of structural steel framing corrugated iron

siding and roofing.

Copperweld Steel Company,
Warren, Ohio.-Plancor 1130.

MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Fifteen annealing furnaces, straighteners, turning machines, steam locomotive,

steel furnaces.

Designed for production of molten metal for use in electric

twenty-five years.

LAND: Twenty-one parcels in lessee's plant, leased for

pumps, etc. Also five 10-ton cranes. UTILITIES: Lessee, city and local utilty company. TRANSPORTATION: Sidings of B. & O. Railroad. Cleveland O. R. P. D.-Brochure available.
Copperweld Steel Company,
Warren, Ohio.-Plancor 335.

BUILDINGS: Total floor area about 150,000 sq. ft. Some seventeen structures, thé two largest containing about 34,000 sq. ft. each and the others 300 sq. ft. to 17,000 sq. ft.

Alloy Steel Plant Surplus
Designed to augment, with plancors 333, 334, 383, 1130 at same plant, lessee's facilities for production of alloy steel. LAND: Some 14 parcels, leased.

Construction either concrete and steel with galvanized siding, or concrete and brick.

MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Three cupolas, bottom
ton cars, pickling tanks, etc.

ovens, bottom cars, pulverizers, rotoclones, slag cars, ladle transfer cars, locomotives, hot metal mixer, briquetting ma-

chines, crushers, baling press~s, varied furnaces, 40, 50 and 60-

BUILDINGS: Additions to lessee's buildings. Total area
about 7,000 sq. ft. Generally brick structures.

UTILITIES: Water from well and pumped from river.
Gas, power and light from local utilty companies.

MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Furnaces, strippers,
cracker shear and tables, mil driver, quench tanks, Medart

TRANSPORTATION: Siding of B. & O. R. R. Cleveland O. R. P. D.-Brochure available.

Alloy Steel Plant Surplus
141,800 Ions E. F. Ingols per year.

straightener, scales, platforms, etc. UTILITIES: Water by wells on site. Power and light by local utilty companies. Cleveland O. R. P. D.-Brochure available.
Radio Station

Copperweld Steel Company,
Warren, Ohio.-Plancor 333.

29,00 sq. fi.
Crosley Corporation, Mason, near Cincinnati, Ohio.-Plancor 1805.

Designed for production of alloy steel in conjunction with lessee's plant. BUILDINGS: Total floor area 460,000 sq. ft.
24 buildings and parts of buildings. Largest unit is 113,000

steel framing with corrugated steel siding and roofing. Smaller units of concrete and brick. MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Ingot strippers, heating furnaces, charging machine, conveyors and turntables, caustic bath furnace, pickling machines, drawbenches, straighteners, annealing furnaces, rust heating furnace, furnace pusher, three electric furnaces, etc. UTILITIES: City, local utilty company and lessee. TRANSPORTATION: Sidings of B. & O. R. R. Cleveland O. R. P. D.-Brochure available.

sq. ft. Two other units about 63,000 sq. ft. each. Structural

Designed to house radio transmittal equipment of others. LAND: 625 acres.

BUILDING: Front section, two full stories with additional
four story guard and water tower at center. Rear section one

story. Front section approximately 203' by 34'; rear section, 175' by 75'. The total floor area is approximately 29,000 sq. ft.

concrete block.

struction, Masonry curtain walls; rear section exterior walls

Ceilng height in concourse is 23'. Reinforced concrete con-

UTILITIES: Well supplies ample water; two 1500-gallon
storage tanks in tower.

Sewerage disposal system on site. Power and light from local utilty company. Cleveland O. R. P. D.-Brochure available.

Steel Plant. Heat Treating Facilties Surplus
Heal Irealing 28,000 Ions per year.
Copperweld Steel Company,
Warren, Ohio.-Plancor 334.

Aircraft Plant
2,373,000 sq. ft.
Curtiss-Wright Corporation,

Designed for heat treating alloy steel. LAND: About 1.68 acres. Adjoins Plancor 333 and 383.
BUILDING: Total area 72,500 sq. ft. , Annealing Building and Lean-to of structural steel framing
with galvanized iron siding. Clearance 36'.

Columbus, Ohio.-Plancor 18. LAND: 210.9 acres; 107.4 acres owned; 103.5 acres leased.

BUILDINGS: Two large manufacturing buildings, totaling
1,897,800 sq. ft. in area. Three offce buildings, boiler house,

manifold buildings, storage building, and minor buildings total
476,000 sq. ft. Generally the more important buildings are

straightener, nine metal saws, roll grinder, storage racks.
Two 10-ton cranes.
power, light by local utilty company.

MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Ten annealing furnaces,

either reinforced concrete with brick veneer or steel frame and
trusses. Manufacturing area clearances 20', 35', 40'. Critical areas are sprinklered.

UTILITIES: Water by wells and pumping from river. Gas,
TRANSPORTATION: Spur track of B. & O. Railroad. Cleveland O. R. P. D.-Brochure available.

MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Machine tools, 1,210
items; metal forming and sheet metal tools and machines, 480

items; production and mobile handling equipment, 3,930 items; portable tools and equipment, 1,002,000 items. Several cranes

Alloy Steel Annealing Plant Surplus
4S,000 Ions per year.

elevators, refrigerating machines. Compressed air lines throughout manufacturing areas. NOTE: This plant description is based upon the wartime use
of the property prior to its designation as "Surplus". Subse-

and conveyors in manufacturing areas. Freight and passenger

Copperweld Steel Company,
Warren, Ohio.-Plancor 383.

quently, however, the independent disposal of the machinery

and equipment has been authorized, and it is possible that all
removed.

Designed for production of annealed allQY steel. (See Plancor
333) .

or part of the original machinery and equipment has been

Annealing Building, 120' by 822', height 35', area 98,640 sq. ft. West Transept Building, 103' by 623', height 41', area 65,000 sq. ft.

BUILDINGS: Total floor area 165,000 sq. ft.

Railroads. Cleveland O. R. P. D.-Brochure available.

UTILITIES: City and local utilty company. TRANSPORTATION: Spurs of Pennsylvania and B. & O.

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Factory Building

23,4 sq. fi.

Surplus

frigeration Building, Warehouse and Packaging Bldg., Furnace Building and six minor structures.
three story, steel framing, reinforced concrete, brick and cor-

Daybrook Hydraulic Corporation,
Bowling Green, Ohio.-Plancor 1362.

Warehouse and Packaging Building, 74,200 sq. ft., one and

Used for production of pontoon devices. LAND: 1.3 acres.
columns and trusses, 16' clearance.

rugated asbestos.

BUILDING: Brick and concrete block exterior walls, wood

MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Process Equipment; Handling and storage equipment; Spray Dryer and Furnace
of the property prior to its designation as "Surplus". Subse-

UTILITIES: City and local utilty companies. TRANSPORTATION: Siding of New York Central Railroad. Cleveland O. R. P. D.-Brochure available.

Equipment; Miscellaneous items, etc. NOTE: This plant description is based upon the wartime use
quently, however, the independent disposal of the machinery
or part of the original machinery and equipment has been

and equipment has been authorized, and it is possible that all

removed.

Chemical Plant, Catalyst Surplus
30 tons per day. Diakel Corporation,

pany.

UTILITIES: By adjoining Plancor 244 and local utilty comTRANSPORTATION: Siding of New York Central Railroad.

Cincinnati, Ohio.-Plancor 1458.

A part of this plant has been sold. Negotiationa may be en
tered for sale or lease of the reminder. Cleveland O. R. P. D.-Brochure available.

Designed for production of synthetic cracking catalyst for use in 100 octane gasoline manufacture. LAND: Approximately 5 acres. BUILDINGS: Total floor area 66,000 sq. ft. Six buildings, largest is Main Process Building, 48,300 sq. ft.,
structural steel framing, concrete block walls, height 50'; sprin-

Ordnance Plant

140,0 sq. ft.

Sold

klered.
tion.

Diebold, Incorporated,
Canton, Ohio.-Plancor 554.

Other structures brick and hollow tile or steel frame construc-

MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Rotary driers, calciner, water treating system, tanks, rotary filters, cyclone separator, elevators, hoppers, grinding mil, sand filters, piping system
for entire process, conveyors, unloading equipment, etc.

Aircraft Engine Parts Plant Surplus
153,800 sq. ft.
Eaton Manufacturing Company,
Darley Avenue,
Cleveland, Ohio.-Plancor 800.

UTILITIES: City and local utilty company. TRANSPORT ATION: Switching facilties of B. & O. R. R. Cleveland O. R. P. D.-Brochure available.

LAND: About 4.15 acres.
cafeteria, toilet and rest rooms, offces, furnace room, etc. Clearance, factory area, 13', one story, brick walls, wood sash; wood trusses span 52'. Sprinklered.
machines, lathes, plating equipment, furnaces, spray booths,

BUILDING: Factory area is 125,800 sq. ft., balance being

Magnesium Plant Surplus
36,00,000 pounds per year.
Diamond Magnesium Company,
Painesvile, Ohio.-Plancor 244.

MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Dril presses, miling
etc.

Designed for production of magnesium metal and alloys by the elecrolytic process, Dow method. LAND: Approximately 29.16 acres. BUILDINGS: Total floor area 276,000 sq. ft. Complete plant includes four large cell buildings, each housing 27 cells with furnaces, etc., and facilties for converting chlorine

NOTE: This plant description is based upon the wartime use
of the property prior to its designation as "Surplus". Subse-

quently, however, the independent disposal of the machinery
removed.

or part of the original machinery and equipment has ben

and equipment has been authorized, and it is possible that all

offce building, control laboratory, alloy plant, steam generatbuildings. Most buildings of structural steel framing, brick walls or corrugated asbestos siding. Magnesium Building, 27,000 sq. ft. Cell buildings are 19,500 sq. ft. each, Warehouse 27,000 sq. ft. Boiler House on site contains steam generating plant with rated cap. 4,200,000# steam
per hour.

content of cell gases to HCl acid. Also warehouses, garage,

ing plant, sewage disposal plant and miscellaneous service

tends to property line.

UTILITIES: City and local utilty company. TRANSPORTATION: Sidetrack of New York Centra ex.

This plant has been leased for a period of five years. Negotia tions may be entered into for its purchase sub;ect to the provisons of the lease in effect.
Cleveland O. R. P. D.

orator equipment; cell building equipment including copper bus
ment including ten 4,000# melting pot furnaces; rectifier equip-

MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Process equipment includes numerous items for various process units such as: evap-

Bar Drawing Mil
21,0 tons per y_r.
Eaton Manufacturing Company,
Massilon, Ohio.-Plancor 467.

Sold

bas assemblies, etc.; acid plant equipment; alloy plant equip-

ment complete with auxilaries. 23 cranes up to 5 ton capacity. UTILITIES: City and local utilty companies. Sewage disposal plant on site. TRANSPORTATION: Sidings of New York Central Railroad. Cleveland O. R. P. D.-Brochure available.

Ferro-Alloy Plant

30,000 sq. ft. Electro-Metallurgical Company,
Ashtabula, Ohio.-Plancor 757.

Sold

Chemical Plant, Calcium Hypochlorite 94.0 sq. ft.
Diamond Alkali Company,

Steel Foundry

4,380 Ions caslings per year.

Surplus

Farrell-Cheek Steel Company,
First and Lane Streets, Sandusky, Ohio.-Plancor 663.

Painesvile, Ohio.-Plancor 244 CH.
recovered from magnesium cells.

Designed for production of calcium hypochlorite from chlorine
LAND: About 81A acres.

BUILDINGS: Nine buildings consisting of Process and Re-

Designed for production of steel castings. LAND: Approximately 0.79 acres. BUILDINGS: Total area 22,400 sq. ft.
Factory, addition to building of others, 100' by 212', 21,200

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sq. ft., clearances 28', 14' in two side bays. Mil type construction, steel frame, steel trusses, brick walls, steel sash. Acetylene Building, 60' by 20', clearance 16', brick and concrete.

Synthetic Rubber Research Facilties
6,000 sq. fl.
Firestone Tire and Rubber Corporation, Akron, Ohio.-Plancor 2097.

MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Electric furnaces, gas grinders, presses, lathes, etc.
furnaces, dust collecting system, ovens, molding machines,

Designed for use as a pilot plant and research facilties in
synthetic rubber technology.

Three 5-ton, one 7lf-ton cranes.

UTILITIES: City and local utilty company. TRANSPORTATION: Siding of New York Central into adjacent site. Cleveland O. R. P. D.-Brochure available.
Parts Plant (Flexible couplings)

LAND: Part of adjacent government-owned synthetic rubber
plant area.

BUILDINGS: Process Building, 42' by 42', three story, structural steel framing, concrete floors, steel sash, asbestos cement
siding.

construction.

Laboratory and Warehouse, 42' by 42', one story, of similar

61,000 sq. ft.

Fawick Airflex Company, Clinton Road, Brooklyn Vilage, Cleveland, Ohio.-Nobs-138.

LAND: About 15 acres. BUILDING: Main Manufacturing Building, rehabiltated in 1942, structural steel framing and trusses with monitor type
roof construction. Three 50' bays wide and 21' bays at 20' long.

MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Tanks, agitators, reactors, condensers, colloid inils, rubber mil, Banbury mixer, baling press, curing press, etc. Also requisite instrument, and controls, flexing machine, tensile tester, and similar apparatus. UTILITIES-From adjacent plancor. TRANSPORTATION: Through adjacent plancor facilties. Cleveland O. R. P. D.-Brochure available.

ish, total floor area 44,400 sq. ft. Sprinklered. Offce and Personnel, two story, brick structure with limestone

underside continuous steel sash, concrete floor, wood block fin-

Crane rails in center bay for 10 ton crane. Brick walls to

trim in front. First floor is concrete, second floor wood. Floor area 16,700 sq. ft. Sprinklered.

Carpenter Shop, one store, frame structure (temporary con-

struction). Area 3,100 sq. ft. Cleveland O. R. P. D.

used as a sheet steel rollng mil and galvanizing plant. In
1945 alterations and additions were made to this plant for the
production of truck rims, but actual production was not

111.0 sq. ft. Firestone Truck Rim Plant, Cambridge, Ohio.-Army. The government acquired an existing plant which had been

Steel Fabricating Plant Surplus

Magnesium and Silcon Plant Sold
12,00,000 Ibs. magnesium conlalners and 600.0 Ibs.

silcon powder per year.
Ferro Enamel Corporation,
Bedford, Ohio.-Plancor 1138.

started. LAND: About 4% acres; BUILDINGS: The plant subdivisions are all adjoining structures, each having at least one wall in common with the adjacent subdivision.

Raw Steel Storage, 27,000 sq. ft., ceilng 33', structural steel,

Chemical Plant
S4,600 sq. ft.
Ferro Enamel Supply Company,
Cleveland, Ohio.-Plancor 1073.

Surplus

concrete, corrugated steel siding. One 15-ton crane.
crete, corrugated steel siding.

Ring Lines, 14,000 sq. ft., ceilng 18'6", structural steel, con-

oxide, calcium arsenate and copper compound.

Designed for recovery of Burma Spiess, nickel oxide, cobalt

LAND: About 1 % acres. BUILDINGS: Total floor area 54,600 sq. ft. Main Processing and Warehouse Building, one story and mez-

Rim Lines 27,600 sq. ft., ceilng 33', structural steel, concrete, corrugated steel siding. One 25-ton crane. Plating and Storage 18,600 sq. ft., ceilng 33', steel concrete and brick. Offce 4,400 sq. ft., brick..Train Shed 16,600 sq. ft.
Paint Storage, 2,400 sq. ft.

MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Lathes, miling machine,
radial dril, grinders, shears, chipping vises and stands, chan-

zanines; mil type construction, brick walls, wood timber fram-

ing. One section of heavy steel framing and steel bins. Area
50,200 sq. ft., clearances 16' to 23'.

neling machine.

Boiler House and Nitric Acid additions to Main Building, total 4,400 sq. ft. MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Ball mil, screen mils, agitators, kettles, filters, dryers, furnaces, condensers, absorbers, pumps, etc.

UTILITIES: City and local utilty companies. TRANSPORTATION: B. & O. Railroad and Pennsylvania
Railroad.

Cleveland O. R. P. D.-Brochure available (AP-170).

UTILITIES: City and local utilty company. Cleveland O. R. P. D.-Brochure available.

Chemical Plant, Activated Carbon
109,60 sq. ft. Fostoria CWS Plant,

Synthetic Rubber Plant
30,00 long Ions per year

National Carbon Company,

Firestone Tire & Rubber Company,
Akron, Ohio.-Plancor 127.

McDougal Street, Fostoria, Ohio.-Army. LAND: About 12 acres.
building 102'6" by 442'6", approximately 60' high with a mez-

Designed for production Buna S type synthetic rubber. LAND: About 17.3 acres. BUILDINGS: Various functional and utilty structures either
construction. Total area 108,000 sq. ft.

BUILDINGS: Manufacturing Building No.1. Monitor type

zanine floor 40' by 100', total area 49,400 sq. ft. (first floor 45,300 sq. ft., second floor 4,100 sq. ft.). Clear height main
floor 27'. Reinforced concrete floors and spandrel walls, the

of structural steel framing and brick walls or brick masonry
ment designed for combining butadiene and styrene to form Buna S rubber. Equipment incorporates special reactors, tanks,

frame is of structural steel, exposed and painted. The main
tected metal. The mezzanine floor is reinforced concrete.

MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Special process equip-

floor is a six inch concrete slab on cinder fill. The walls are of

masonry for eleven feet and asphålt protected metal thence to eaves with pivoted metal sash. The roof is of asphalt pro-

piping, dryers, balers, etc. UTILITIES: By city and local utilty companies. Cleveland O. R. P. D.-Brochure available.

Manufacturing Building No.2. Substantially a duplication of Manufacturing Building No.1, total area 44,200 sq. ft. (first floor 40,200 sq. ft., second floor 4,000 sq. ft.). Clearance main

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floor 27'. On the North end of the building there is constructed a one-story addition constructed of brick.
The floor is a 5" concrete slab. The building is 125' long and 48'

Storage Building: Wood frame with drop siding walls. There are two rows of wooden columns supporting a wood roof deck.
wide. The clear height is 12', total area 6,000 sq. ft. Boiler House: Monitor Type building 53' by 67' and approximately 33' high. It has reinforced concrete floors and spandrel
ance 17'.

for 15-ton traveling bridge cranes. The shop area comprises an area of about 44,000 sq. ft. of floor space, having a height of

20' to the crane rails, and a clear height of 27' to the bottom chord of the roof trusses. Footings, foundation walls, floor, and

structural frame, up to and including the crane runway girders, are reinforced concrete. Exterior walls are salt-glazed buff-

colored tie with factory-type steel sash extending to the

walls, asphalt protected metal side walls and roof. This build-

eaves. The shop floor is wood block surfaced. A leanto approxi-

ing houses three 250hp boilers. Total area 3,500 sq. ft., clear-

mately 20' wid€, with 8' clear height, extends practically the
Railroad track extends through east end of shop.

full length of the shop building, having a floor area of about

construction. Total area 3,060 sq. ft., clearance 8'. Ammonia Storage Building: This building is of the canopy type. Total area 1,300 sq. ft.
Miscellaneous small structures total about 1,500 sq. ft.

Laboratory Building: This building is 112' by 27'4" of frame

5,000 sq. ft. A railroad siding connecting with the B. & O.

MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Planers, shapers, lathes,
finishers, gear checker, balancing machine, magnetizer, sandblast cabinet, degreaser, air compressors, dust collectors, plat-

miling machines, boring mils, radial drils, grinders, gear
Six I-ton hoists, twelve I-ton electric hoists, twenty-seven
I-ton jib cranes, six 10-ton cranes.

tion equipment have been removed. There remain chiefly tanks,
chemical furnaces and rotary driers and other items.

MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Most items of produc-

form trucks, transporter trucks, scales, arc welders.

UTILITIES: City and public utilty companies. TRANSPORTATION: Switch track to the Nickel Plate R. R. Cleveland O. R. P. D.-Brochure available (AP-!,7).
Communication Equipment Plant

UTILITIES: City and local utilty companies. TRANSPORTATION: B. & O. Railroad spur tracks are adjacent to the east wall of Diesel shop "B" and a siding extends
into the east end of the shop.

Sold

Cleveland O. R. P. D.-Brochure available (NP-!,l).

29,0 sq. ft.
General Electric Company,
Dover, Ohio.-Plancor 1991.

Aircraft Plant
Sold
1,01,00 sq. ft. Goodyear Aircraft Corporation, Southern side of Akron Municipal Airport,
Akron, Ohio.-Plancor 536.

Surplus

Aircraft Parts Plant
194,0 sq. ft. General Electric Company,
1455 East 185th Street,
Cleveland, Ohio.-Plancor 364.

LAND: Approximately 81 acres. BUILDINGS: Main Building, blackout construction, 450' by
ventilation. Flight Hangar Building, steel frame 200' by 800' and concrete lean-to 40' by 800'. One unobstructed room with 35' clearance, brick side walls, wood sash. Two 200' canopy
1,450'; steel frame, steel roof trusses, corrugated asbestos siding, insulated. Total floor area 840,000 sq. ft. Mechanical

Engine Parts Plant
35,800 sq. ft. General Machinery Corporation,
Hamilton, Ohio.-Plancor 1149. Designed to produce parts for steam engines.

Surplus

doors on west side and a 200' canopy door at each end. Reinforced concrete reservoir (600,000 gallons). Total area 201,-

400 sq. ft. Both buildings sprinklered.

ance of 39'. Craneway full length and width of building for
Brick walls. Sprinklered.

LAND: Approximately 1 % acres. BUILDING: Factory area in one bay, full length, with clear-

cranes (5 tons or less). Main conveyor system electrically oper-

MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Grinding and miling machines, lathes, drop hammers, power presses, etc. Main building has several overhead traveling monorail type
area of hangar is covered by 5 ton overhead cranes, electrically

two 30-ton traveling cranes. Reinforced concrete columns.

ated, and auxilary conveyors. Numerous hoists are scattered throughout the building, mostly electrically operated. Entire
operated.

MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Boring mils, grinders, miling machines, lathes, mold dryers, etc. Also three overhead traveling cranes, six electric hoists, two hoist trolleys.

NOTE: This plant description is based upon the wartime use
of the property prior to its designation as "Surplus". Subse-

UTILITIES: City and local utilty company. TRANSPORTATION: Sidings of B. & O. and Penna. R. Rs. Cleveland O. R. P. D.-Brochure available.
Diesel Engine Plant

quently, however, the independent disposal of the machinery
moved.

and equipment has been authorized, and it is possible that all or part of the original machinery and equipment has been re-

Surplus
75,0 sq. ft.

UTILITIES: Water and sewage disposRI by city. Power and light by adjacent DPC owned project. TRANSPORTATION: Sidings of Baltimore and Ohio Railroad.

General Machinery Corporation,

North Third Street and Vine Street,
Hamilon, Ohio.-Nobs-12.

Cleveland O. R. P. D.-Brochure available.

under option. The plant facilties are owned by the U. S. Navy Department. Land area about 1.6 acres. BUILDINGS: Offce Building. Two story rectangular building about 90' by 148', comprising a total area of about 26,000

LAND: The land is owned by the prime contractor, but is

Aircraft Parts Plant (Wing Assemblies) Surplus
7S1,000 sq. ft.

Goodyear Aircraft Corporation,
Akron, Ohio.-Plancor 101.

sq. ft. of floor space and having clear story heights under the floor and roof beams of 10'. Footings, foundation walls, structural frame, beams, floor and roof slabs are reinforced concrete. Curtain walls are brick with continuous wooden double-

LAND: Approximately 135.8 acres. BUILDINGS: Main Building, one story with mezzanines, of
main floor approximately 500,000 sq. ft., mezzanines 210,000

structural steel framing, brick walls, steel sash. Total area

hung windows.

sq. ft. Total approximately 710,000 sq. ft., includes clear spans
up to 200'. Clearance center bay 32'. Sprinklered.

Diesel Shop "B". Adjoins the east wall of the offce building. Their adjacent walls are separated by only a few inches and have one small communicating door. It is a one-story shop
building about 148' by 302'. It has two longitudinal rows of

etc., total 41,000 sq. ft. Construction similar to Main Building.
milers, arbor presses, dust collectors, furnaces, pressure

Drop Hammer Building, Power House, Garage and Salvage,

interior columns dividing the area into three equal and open
bays in width. Each bay contains a crane runway designed

MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Grinders, dril presses,

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traveling cranes of I-ton capacity. Furniture and Fixturesshop equipment, cafeteria equipment, hospital equipment, offce equipment. Portable Tools-Several thousand items of electric

plates, magnaflux units, etc. Twenty-four electric overhead

concrete floor slabs, brick exterior walls. MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Special process equip-

Construction generally structural steel framing, reinforced

and pneumatic drils, air hammers, etc. NOTE: This plant description is based upon the wartime use
of the property prior to its designation as "Surplus". Subse-

ment for the polymerization of butadiene and styrenè and

quently, however, the independent disposal of the machinery
moved.

cludes reactors, dryers, balers, pumps, piping, compressors, instruments, controls, etc.

other ingredients to produce synthetic rubber. Equipment in-

and equipment has been authorized, and it is possible that all or part of the original machinery and equipment has been re-

road.

UTILITIES: City and local utiity company. TRANSPORTATION: Siding and spur from B & 0 RailCleveland O. R. P. D.-Brochure available.

UTILITIES: City and local utilty companies. TRANSPORTATION: Siding of B. & O. Railroad. Cleveland O. R. P. D.-Brochure available.

Shipyard
Great Lakes Engineering Works,

Aircraft Plant

237,0 sq. ft. Goodyear Aircraft Corporation,
Akron, Ohio.-Plancor 512.

Surplus

Ashtabula, Ohio.-Maritime. LAND: About 35 acres.
about 169,000 sq. ft. Included are Fabricating Shop & Bending Slabs Building (54,000 sq. ft.), Mold Loft (20,000 sq. ft.), Machine Shop (21,000 sq. ft.) and Joiner Shop (20,000 sq. ft.) all
masonry. Smaller units are generally of wood.

BUILDINGS AND STRUCTURES: Total area buildings

blimps.

Designed to augment lessee's facilties for production of air

of concrete and steel. A Warehouse (12,700 sq. ft) is of

LAND: Approximately 9.38 acres. BUILDINGS: Airship Building, structural steel columns and 200' structural steel roof trusses. Spandrel walls with steel
party wall columns with lessee's building, and 12 common open bays. Clearance 40'. Floor area approximately 226,000 sq. ft.
sq. ft., clearances 25' and 15'.; wood columns, wood roof trusses, concrete block walls.
lathes, arbor presses, spreaders, extractors, blowers, etc.

sash and corrugated transite asbestos sheeting. 600 ft. common

One Fitting Out Dock, 600'. Dry Dock, 85' by 650'.

Shipways (2), 60' by 614', concrete steel wood.

MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Gantry cranes, locomotive cranes, overhead cranes, etc.

Dope Storage and Engine Testing Building, floor area 9,625
MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Miling machines, presses,

UTILITIES: City and local utilties. TRANSPORTATION: About 2 miles track on site.
Cleveland O. R. P. D.

NOTE: This plant description is based upon the wartime use
of the property prior to its designation as "Surplus". Subse-

Ordnance Parts Plant
19,231 sq. ft.

and equipment has been authorized, and it is possible that all or part of the original machinery and equipment has been removed.

quently, however, the independent disposal of the machinery

UTILITIES: City and local utilty company.
road.

Gun Breech Ring Project, Ohio Steel Foundry Company, West 4th Street, Lima, Ohio.-Army.

TRANSPORTATION: Siding of Baltimore and Ohio RailCleveland O. R. P. D.-Brochure available.

Designed to augment operator's facilties for production of breech rings and fittings for heavy artilery.
clear height 22'. Structural steel framing, concrete floor on ground, wood block
natural light on three sides.

Synthetic Rubber Research Facilties 6,0 sq. fi.
Goodyear Synthetic Rubber Corporation,
Akron, Ohio.-Plancor 2097.

BUILDING: Extension to operator's building, one story,

LAND: 0.45 acre, leased from operator.

finish. Masonry walls with steel and wood sash. High degree of

Designed for use as a pilot plant and research facilties in
synthetic rubber technology.

MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Slottrs, planer, miling
machines, horizontal boring machines.

LAND: Part of adjacent government-owned synthetic rubber
plant area.

UTILITIES: City and local public utilty company, through
operator's facilties.

BUILDINGS: Process Building, 42' by 42', three story, structural steel framing, concrete floors, steel sash, asbestos cement
construction.

siding. and Warehouse, 42' by 42', one story, of similar ' Laboratory

TRANSPORTATION: C. & S. W. R. R. Belt Line. Cleveland O. R. P. D.-Brochure available (AP-58).

MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Tanks, agitators, reactors, condensers, colloid mils, rubber mil, Banbury mixer, baling press, curing press, etc.
Also requisite instrument, and controls, flexing machine,

Aircraft Parts Plant

Surplus 51,0 iq. ft.

Jack & Heintz, Inc.,
Bedford, Ohio.-Plancor 1188.

tensile tester, and similar apparatus. UTILITIES: From adjacent plancor. TRANSPORTATION: Through adjacent plancor facilties. Cleveland O. R. P. D.-Brochure available.

Designed for the manufacture of precision instruments. LAND: Three acres. BUILDINGS: Main shop area 38,900 sq. ft., one story, clearance 12'. Two story sections at each end, 10,500 sq. ft. Two
small additions have 1,600 sq. ft. Shop area of masonry and wood timber construction. Two story sections of structural
steel framing. Sprinklered.

Synthetic Rubber Plant
30,0 long Ions per year.
Goodyear Synthetic Rubber Corporation,
Akron, Ohio.-Plancor 126.

Designed to manufacture synthetic rubber. LAND: 21 acres. BUILDINGS: Sixteen buildings, a number of functional

MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Boring, broaching, drilling, grinding and miling machines, riveters, shaping and woodworking machines. NOTE: This plant description is based upon the wartime use

structures and tank farms. Total floor area about 118,000 sq. ft.

of the property prior to its designation as "Surplus". Subsequently, however, the independent disposal of the machinery and equipment has been authorized, and it is possible that all

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removed.

Ammunition Plant
190,000 sq. fi.
Kings Mils Ordnance Plant
Kings Mils, Warren County, Ohio.

visions of the lease in effect.

UTILITIES: City and local utilty company. TRANSPORTATION: Siding of Wheeling & Lake Eri.e R. R. This plant has been leased for a period of five years. Negotiations may be entered into for its purchase subject to the proCleveland O. R. P. D.-Brochure available.

Aircraft Parts Plant (Precision Instruments) Surplus
8S,000 sq. ft. Jack & Heintz, Inc.
Solon Road,

Designed for manufacturing cartridges. LAND: About 110 acres. BUILDINGS: Main Manufacturing Building G-1: First Floor, 99,000 sq. ft., clearance 12'. Second Floor, 1,200 sq. ft., clearance 9'6". Concrete slab on ground, sparkproof finish. Framing consists of brick piers and exterior walls of 8" hollow tile.

Wood deck except over wing where concrete deck is built. Automatic wet pipe sprinkler system. Sanitary facilties for
about 600 people. Tracer Charging Building G-2: One story, 10,400 sq. ft., clearance 10', concrete floor on ground, sparkproof finish, reinforced concrete framing, concrete and tile walls, sprinklered. Garage G30: One story, 13,000 sq. ft., clearance 11', concrete

Bedford, Ohio.-Plancor 114.

LAND: Approximately 3% acres. BUILDING: One story shop section, 63,500 sq. ft., and two
story and sections, 21,500 sq. ft. Steel frame construction, exterior walls of brick and steel sash. Clearances in shop 16' and 26'. Sprinklered.

floor, wood construction, sprinklered. Change House G32: One story, 16,500 sq. ft., clearance 11'7",

concrete floor, wood construction, sprinklered. Cafeteria G33: One story, area 8,700 sq. ft., clearance 10',
concrete floor, wood construction, sprinklered.

ing machines, lathes, dust collectors, sanding machines, tap-

MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Miling, broaching, bor-

concrete floor, timber framing, corrugated steel siding, sprinklered.

Storage G34: One story, area 9,600 sq. ft., clearance 11'3",

furnaces, laboratory and testing equipment and furniture and
equipment.

ping, centering machines, etc. Plating equipment, heat treat

Primer Charging G36: One story, 7,000 sq. ft., clearance 12'.

Concrete slab on ground, concrete columns, masonry walls, con-

NOTE: This plant description is based upon the wartime use of the property prior to its designation as "Surplus". Subsequently, however, the independent disposal of the machinery and equipment has been authorized, and it is possible that all
or part of the original machinery and equipment has been

Most of the other buildings are small, being generally under 600 sq. ft. MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: First trim case, case head and stamp, horizontal single spindle machines; horizontal finish trim, case taper, primer cup charging units; insert pierce
and prime, cup and anvil assembly pilar press; shaker and

crete deck. Air conditioned, sprinklered.

removed.

road.

UTILITIES: City and local utilty company. TRANSPORTATION: Siding of Wheeling & Lake Erie RailThis plant has been leased for a period of five years. Negotiations may be entered into for its purchase subject to the pro-

gaging machine; packing machine; wash and dry machine;
dryer; tilting tumbling barrel; continuous loading machine;

visions of the lease in effect.

Cleveland O. R. P. D.-Brochure available.

shaker and grooving unit; shaker unit; etc. UTILITIES: Water from 2 deep wells on site. Sanitary disposal through disposal plant on site. Power and Light from local utilty company. TRANSPORTATION: Pennsylvania R. R. Cleveland O. R. P. D.-Brochure available (AP-116).

Machine Tool Plant
121,000 sq. fi.
King Machine Tool Company,

Iron Foundry
24,000 Ions casiings per year.

Surplus

Lake City Malleable, Inc.,
Ashtabula County near
Ashtabula, Ohio.-Plancor 2022.

Northwest corner of Paddock Road and Tennessee
Avenue,
Cincinnati, Ohio.-N od-1 712.

fence.

LAND: About 7.9 acres. Entire area enclosed by 7' cyclone

ings.

Designed for production of miscellaneous malleable iron cast-

over the locker room. The entire structure is of steel frame,
and truss roof, with metal roof deck, insulated and roofed,

BUILDINGS: Building A. Main shop and offce building, with locker rooms, and heating plant, consisting of an offce and locker room section across the front and between the two side highboys of the factory. The offces are on the second floor,

LAND: About 55 acres. BUILDINGS: Total area 202,000 sq. ft. Foundry Building, monitor type construction, steel framing, brick walls, steel sash. Floor area 175,400 sq. ft. Typical clearance 26', in melting bay 48'.
clearance 45'.

Material Yard, structural steel frame, area 24,600 sq. ft.,
Elevated Water Tank, 150,000 gallon capacity.

300'5" by 400'4", floor area, 118,600 sq. ft. Approximately 20% of building is equipped with a sprinkler system. All storBuilding B, one story, reinforced concrete boilerhouse, addition to Building A, floor area, 2,370 sq. ft. Building C, one story, reinforced concrete and tile constructed guardhouse, floor area, 125 sq. ft. MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Varied types of machine
age areas are sprinklered.

Power House, structural steel frame, corrugated asbestos siding and roof, area 2,400 sq. ft.

hydraulic presses, table blast, grinders, etc.
electric hoists.

MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Air furnaces, melting cupolas, molding machines, annealing ovens, cleaning mils,
Thirty-one conveyors; three 3-ton cranes; one 50-ton crane; 12-ton jib crane; 10-ton yard crane; fourteen 1- and 2-ton

tools and other production equipment. '

Western Railroads connect to plant sidings.

UTILITIES: City and local utilty companies. TRANSPORTATION: Main lines of B. & O. and Norfolk &

UTILITIES: Sanitary disposal system on site.
Water, power and light from local utilty company.

Cleveland O. R. P. D.-Brochure available (NP-50).

TRANSPORTATION: Siding of New York Central R. R. Cleveland O. R. P. D.-Brochure available.

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Forging and Machinery Plant
8S,O sq. ft. Lempco Products, Inc., also Cambridge Equipment Corporation,
Byesvile, Ohio.-Plancor 2368.

Sold Concrete slab on earth, wood block finish, steel sash, monitor
type hip wood roof. Sprinklered.
site.

UTILITIES: City and local utilty company. TRANSPORTATION: Track of New York Central to plant
Cleveland O. R. P. D.-Brochure available.

Machine Tool Plant
49,00 sq. ft.
Libert Planers, Hamilton, Ohio.-Plancor 889.

Sold

Fire Brick Plant Surplus 12.0,000 brick per year.
McLain Fire Brick Company,
Wellsvile, Ohio.-Plancor 856.

Industrial Equipment Plant Surplus
8S,000 sq. ft.

Lima Tank Arsenal
Lima Locomotive Works, Inc.

Designed to produce brick for lining of steel mil ladles. LAND: Approximately 1.36 acres. BUILDINGS: Total floor area 27;800 sq. ft.

Mitcalf Street Lima, Ohio.-Army. Designed for production of cranes, shovels and combat vehicles. LAND: Tank Arsenal, about 2% acres, leased.
Test Farm, about 100 acres, owned.

clearance 12'; brick wall, steel sash, steel trusses. Press Machine Building, 51' by 92'; brick side walls, steel sash,
steel trusses; area 4,740 sq. ft.; clearances 12' and 25'.

Kiln and Dryer Buildings, 40' by 600', area 23,060 sq. ft.;

MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Two mold clay presses
complete with de-airing units, two clay mixers, continuous

dryer 120' long, continuous kiln 425' long, numerous kiln cars.

ft., one story, clearances from 19' to 36'.
four 5-ton, four 2-ton traveling cranes.

BUILDINGS: Tank Arsenal, Building No.1, area 80,500 sq.

Heavy reinforced concrete floor on ground, structural steel framing, masonry walls with steel sash, contains two 30-ton,
crete floor on ground, wood construction, clearànces 15'.

Test Farm Building No.1, area 4,500 sq. ft., one story, conM~CHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Lathes, grinders, borers,

Miscellaneous items including waste clay elevators, conveyors, oil storage tanks, etc. UTILITIES: City and local utilty companies. TRANSPORTATION: Spur track of Pennsylvania R. R. Cleveland O. R. P. D.-Brochure available.

Machine Tool Plant

Sold
93,0 sq. ft.

drillers, welder, scales, tanks, baskets, trailer, hand lift trucks,

etc.

UTILITIES: Tank Arsenal, city ~nd local utilty companies
throuirh facilties of operator.

National Acme Company,
12819 Coit Road, Cleveland, Ohio.-Plancor 499.

Test Farm, water from wells on site. Other servces from local
utilty company.

TRANSPORTATION: Nickel Plate R. R.
Cleveland O. R. P. D.-Brochure available (AP-5l).

Aluminum Foundry Surplus
14,40,0 Ibs. per year.
National Aluminum Cylinder Head Company,
3420 East 93rd Street.
Cleveland, Ohio.-Plancor 997.

Magnesium Plant Surplus
10,0,00 Ibs. per year
Magnesium Reduction Company,
Luckey, Ohio.-Plancor 669.

silcon. process.

Designed for production of magnesium ingots by the ferro-

LAND: Approximately 8.7 acres. BUILDINGS: Total area 247,600 sq. ft. Foundry Building, one story, 682' by 202', with basement 380'

by 150'. Exterior tie walls, solid with no sash. Attached to
building is Sand Working Area 40' by 650' and containing reances, foundry 18', sand area 40', basement 11'.

LAND: About 200 acres. BUILDINGS: Twelve major buildings have total floor area
of about 177,000 sq. ft. Largest is Smelting Building two
story, 100' by 655', of concrete and brick construction.' Also

inforced concrete sand bins. Basement floor area 60,000 sq. ft.,

foundry floor 136,000 sq. ft., sand area 26,000 sq. ft. Clear-

Other buildings, Offce, Garage, Storage, combined area 27,600

sixteen functional buildings with floor area approximately

sq. ft.

17,000 sq. ft., brick, concrete and steel construction.

EQUIPMENT: Retorts, furnaces, ball pulverizing and rod
and tube mils, mixers, presses, conveyors, vibrators compressors, briquetting presses, electric trucks, etc. '

ment,core machines, rotoclones, pouring furnaces, remelt fur-

MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Sand handling equip.
ing machines, vibrators, pig-molds, steel pallets, surface plates, filing, miling machines, grinders, lathes, presses, etc.

naces, muffle furnace, electric furnace, core rollover and clos-

Smelting Building has four I-ton cranes. UTILITIES: Water, two deep wells on site. Sewage disposal by own disposal plant.

UTILITIES: City and local utilty company. TRANSPORTATION: Spur of New York Central R. R.
Parts of the plant have been sold and leased. Negotiation

Gas, light and power from local utilty company.

TRANSPORTATION: Siding of New York Central R. R. Certain facilities are on monthly lease cancellable on 80 days' notice either party. Cleveland O. R. P. D.-Brochure available.

may be entered into for the purchase or lease of all or part of
the remainder, or for purchase of the part leased subject to

the provisions of the lease in effect.

Cleveland O. R. P. D.-Brochure available.

Aircraft Parts Plant
36,4S0 sq. ft.

Surplus

Aluminum Foundry Surplus
13,200,0 Ibs. per year.
National Bronze and Aluminum Foundry Company, East 45th Street and Hamilòn Avenue,
Cleveland, Ohio.-Plancor 1989.

Marquette Metal Products Company,
1145 Galewood Drive, Cleveland, Ohio.-Plancor 664.

pied by building.

LAND: Approximately 5/6 acre (38,611 sq. ft.) entirelyoccu-

LAND: Approximately 3.58 acres.

BUILDING: One story 92' by 407', clearance 14' concrete columns, brick curtain walls. Wood roof trusses' span 90'.

dimensions 310' by 500', floor area 155,000 sq. ft., steel frame

BUILDING: Original building with alterati,ns. Overall

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with lattice box columns, side walls brick, steel sash. ClearMACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Molding machines, core
paring and handling equipment, vibrating feeders, storage bin,
belt and some bucket type conveyors.
blowing machines, core ovens, various type furnaces, sand pre-

ances 33', 73'.

Engine Parts Plant
178,0 sq. ft. National Supply Company, Albion, Blaine, and Delaware Avenues, Toledo, Ohio.-Nobs-419. Designed for the production of marine reduction gears. LAND: About 5.11 acres.

hoppers and scales, rotoclones, power shovels, etc. Cranes and

numerous hoists, both electric and air. Numerous length of

UTILITIES: City and local utilty companies. TRANSPORTATION: Spur tracks of Pennsylvania Railroad and New York Central R. R. Cleveland O. R. P. D.-Brochure available.
Chemical Plant, Calcium Carbide
70,000 Ions annually.
National Carbide Corporation,

BUILDINGS: Main Factory Building. One story structure
with a two-story offce extension. 302' by 522', area 155,700

sq. ft., clearance to underside truss, 29'. Main building is of
structural steel framing, brick and glass-block walls on lower,

sheathing and plywood construction on upper exterior walls. Steel columns are encased in concrete, concrete floor with
mostly 2" wood-block surface. Roof is monitor-type con-

struction.

asphalt tile finish. Heat Treatment and Cleaning Building. 101' by 203'. Total

The two-story offce extension, area 3,000 sq. ft., is a brick structure with concrete floors and roof slab. First floor is

Ashtabula, Ohio.-Plancor 1166.

area, about 20,200 sq. ft. Construction generally similar to

Designed for production of calcium carbide for generating acetylene gas elsewhere.

main factory building. Heat treatment section is 59' by 201' with clearance 29' to underside truss. Cleaning section is 39'
by 160' with clearance 24'6". Cooling platform, 40' by 40' with

Bldg., Coke Drier Bldg. and other service and functional buildings.

LAND: Approximately 52 acres. BUILDINGS: Total floor area 105,000 sq. ft. Main Bldg., Carbide Storage, Laboratory and Offce, Service
Largest structure, Main Building, has 61,000 sq. ft., clearances
10' to 60'. Structural steel, concrete, brick or corrugated siding.

clearance 17', adjoins the cleaning section. Three reinforced concrete scrap bins, 16' by 20' by 6', are lois enclosed by an 8' high chain-link fence.

cated south of the main building between railroad spurs. Plant

MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Grinders, contour machine, miling machines, boring machines, radial drils, varied
lathes, metal saws, gear cutters, gear finishing machines, pot

Other buildings brick or wood frame.

MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Compressors, air, and
dust exhaust systems, belt and screw conveyors, crushers, coke

clones, dump cars, etc.

driers, vibrating feeders and packers, varied screens, roto-

furnaces, welding equipment, surface combustion furnaces, gas furnaces, stress relief furnace, straightening press, tanks, gear tapping machines, magnaflux unit, layout plates, etc.

Cranes, Main Factory Building: Four 20-ton and five 10-ton
Cleaning Building: One 10-ton, 36' span, one 15-ton overhead

overhead traveling cranes, 72' span. Heat Treatment and

UTILITIES: City and local utilty company. TRANSPORTATION: Siding on site. Cleveland O. R. P. D.-Brochure available.

traveling crane, 56' span.

UTlLITIES: City and local utilty companies. TRANSPORTATION: Siding of N. Y. C. R. R.
Cleveland O. R. P. D.-Brochure available (NP-f5).

Oxygen Plant
S,200,000 cubic feel per monih.

Sold

Aircraft Engine Parts Plant
216.0 sq. ft.
Ohio Crankshaft, Inc.,
Harvard A venue,

Sold

National Cylinder Gas Company,
Euclid, Ohio.-Plancor 1294.

Cuyahoga Heights, Ohio.-Plancor 36.

Aluminum Powder and Magnesium Scrap

Reclamation Plant Surplus
36,000,0 Ibs. so/so magnesium-aluminum powder and

Aircraft Engine

Parts Plant (Crankshafts) Surplus

30,00,000 Ibs. reclaimed magnesium ingois per year.

2S9,000 sq. ft. Ohio Crankshaft, Inc.,

National Smelting Company, 136th and Kuhlman Avenue, Cleveland Ohio.-Plancor
1973.

Harvard Street,
Cleveland, Ohio.-Plancor 1089.

Designed for production of magnesium-aluminum powder and reclaiming of magnesium from scrap.
Twenty-one buildings, rebuilt and new. Most are one story of
about 40,000 sq. ft. each. Clearances from 10' to 38'.

LAND: 25 acres. BUILDINGS: Total floor area 237,000 sq. ft.

LAND: Approximately 12 acres. BUILDINGS: Factory Building, 360' by 580', 256,560 sq. ft. One-story monitor mil-type, brick, wooden columns and wood
Sprinklered. Boiler House, brick and concrete, 1,500 sq. ft. Oil House, 780 sq. ft. MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Machine Tools; boring, grinding, miling machines, lathes, arbor presses, contour machines, magnaflux units, furnaces. NOTE: This plant description is based upon the wartime use
roof trusses. Clearances, first floor 15', 20', 28', second floor 9'.

sawtooth type. Brick walls, wood trusses. Four buildings are

MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Centrifuges, sieve shak-

ers, Rotex screens, conveyors, magnesium collectors, mixers,

pot furnaces, aluminum furnaces, compressors, ball mils,

crushers, sifters, bag closers, blowers, scales, lift trucks, etc. UTILITIES: City and local utility companies. TRANSPORTATION: Siding serves plant. A part of this plant has been leased for a period of three years. Negotiations may be entered into for the purchase or lease of
all or part of the remainder, or for purchase of the entire

and equipment has been authorized, and it is possible that all or part of the original machinery and equipment has been removed.

of the property prior to its designation as "Surplus". Subsequently, however, the independent disposal of the machinery

project subject to the provisions of the lease in effect. Cleveland O. R. P. D.-Brochure available.

UTILITIES: City and local utilty company. TRANSPORTATION: Siding across Harvard Street.
Cleveland O. R. P. D.-Brochure available.

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Pipe Line

Ohio Emergency Pipe Line,
Tiffn, Ohio.-Plancor 1378.

Sold ment including electric melting furnaces, molding machines, tumbling mils, etc. Also 21 bridge cranes; 10 jib cranes; 6 air
hoists, 32 chain hoists, 42 electric hoists, 40 trolleys; 1,100'

monorail.

Steel Foundry
S,400 Ions caslings per year.

Ohio Steel Foundry Company, Springfield, Ohio.-Plancor 1024. Designed to augment lessee's production of small steel castings. LAND: About 2.6 acres within lessee's plant. BUILDINGS: Total floor area 82,000 sq. ft., consists of additions to various buildings of le8see, an acetylene building,

UTILITIES: City and local utilty companies. Surplus TRANSPORTATION: Siding from B. & O. Railroad. This plant has been leased for a period of three years. Nego-

tiations may be entered into for its purchase subject to the
terms of the lease in effect.

Cleveland O. R. P. D.-Brochure available.

Ordnance Parts Plant Surplus
19,231 sq. fi.

briquette building, laboratory, transformer room, core building. Most structures are wood timber construction, the largest of

which is the Core Building, 39,000 sq. ft., ceilng 26'. MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Compressors, acetylene

Ohio Steel Foundry Company, West 4th Street at B. & O. R. R.

Lima, Ohio.-Army.

generators, pl'eumatic tube system, furnaces, core ovens, mold-

ing machines, sand mixing' and handling equipment, tumbling

mils, dust collecting systems, etc. Also three overhead cranes. UTILITIES: Local utilty companies. TRANSPORTATION: Railroad siding. Cleveland O. R. P. D.-Brochure available.

breech rings, rolls and fittings for heavy artilery. LAND: 0.45 acre, leased. BUILDING: One story, structural steel framing, masonry, wood and steel sash wall construction, tar and gravel roof. UTILITIES: Power, light, water and sewage are extensions
of existing facilties of operator's installations.

Extension of operator's plant for increasing production of

Steel Foundry
20,000 Ions per year.

TRANSPORTATION: Baltimore and Ohio R. R.

Surplus

Cleveland O. R. P. D.

Ohio Steel Foundry Company,
Lima, Ohio.-Plancor 473.

Steel Foundry
1,476 Ions per year.

Sold

DESIGNED for production of steel castings. LAND: Approximately 13.37 acres, of which 2.4 acres leased. BUILDINGS: Total area 158,000 sq. ft.
walls, steel sash; 12' by 775', 96,000 sq. ft.; clearances 47' and
33'.

Osgood Company,
Marion, Ohio.-Plancor 953.

Ring Foundry, steel columns, trusses, crane girders, brick

Aircraft Parts Plant (Pumps) Surplus
186,soo sq. ft.
Pesco Products Company,

Heat Treatment Building, 45,641 sq. ft., brick and glass block walls; wood, timber framing, clearance 22'.
Personnel Building,

formers, washing machines, etc. Also six 5-ton wall cranes

block walls; area 13,800 sq. ft. MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Grinders, presses, planers, lathes, annealers, generators, furnaces, radiographs, trans-

wood timber framing; brick and cinder

11610 Euclid Avenue,
Cleveland, Ohio.~Plancor 1075.

and two 15-ton, two 25-ton, one 60-ton traveling cranes, four jib cranes, three monorail systems. Numerous electric hoists from 1M-ton to 3-ton capacity.

LAND: Approximately 2 acres. BUILDING: Four story, no basement, structure of brick and concrete. Over-all dimensions approximately 295' by 157',
with mushroom type columns; framing and floors reinforced
clearance first floor 18', other floors 14'. Construction is flat slab

road.

UTILITIES: City and local utilty company. TRANSPORTATION: Sidings of the Baltimore & Ohio RailThis plant has been leased for a period of three years. Nego-

concrete. Two 5,000 pound capacity freight elevators.
Sprinklered.

provisions of the lease in effect.

tiations may be entered into for its purchase subject to the

miling machines, etc. NOTE: This plant description is based upon the wartime use

MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Lathes, gear shapers,

of the property prior to its designation as "Surplus". Subse-

quently, however, the independent disposal of the machinery

Cleveland O. R. P. D.-Brochure available.

and equipment has been authorized, and it is possible that all
removed.

or part of the original machinery and equipment has been

Steel Foundry
7,200 Ions caslings per year.

Surplus

Ohio Steel Foundry Company,
Lima, Ohio.-Plancor 875.

road at second floor leveL.

UTILITIES: City and local utilty company. TRANSPORTATION: Siding from New York Central RailThis plant has been leased for a period of five years. Nego-

PLANT: Land, buildings, machinery and equipment designed for production of small steel castings. LAND: Approximately 26 acres. BUILDINGS: Total floor area 267,000 sq. ft. Main Foundry Building, 451' by 382', area 164,000 sq. ft., clearances 10' to 52'; exterior walls brick, wood and steel sash.
Pattern Storage and Shop, floor area 61,000 sq. ft., clearance 9', wood construction. Furnace Building, clearance 40' in furnace section, 18' in trans-

provisions of the lease in effect.

tiations may be entered into for its purchase subject to the
Cleveland O. R. P. D.-Brochure available.
Pharis Tire & Rubber Company, Newark, Ohio.-Plancor 2383.

Tire Plant Sold
Service Building Surplus
Pipe Machinery Company,
Cleveland, Ohio.-Plancor 195.

former room; area 22,000 sq. ft., steel framing and trusses;
All buildings sprinklered.

brick walls, wood and steel sash. Personnel Building, Stores and Compressor Building and Storage Shed, combined area 20,000 sq. ft.
buckets, mold skids, pallets, pouring devices, foundry equip-

MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Furnaces, charging

LAND: Plot 25' by 156'.

BUILDING: Frame residence 22' by 46', part one and two

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story, altered to serve as utilty building for employees of

Acid, Acid Areas, Sellte Plant, Waste Disposal, Pentolite
of the property prior to its designation as "Surplus". Subse-

lessee.

MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Installed in lessee's
plant: lathes, grinders, 3 heat treat furnaces, 8 refrigerating

Plant. NOTE: This plant description is based upon the wartime use
quently,. however, the independent disposal of the machinery
or part of the original machinery and equipment has been

units, demagnetizer, scales, capacitator, etc.
Cleveland O. R. P. D.
Explosives Plant

and equipment has been authorized, and it is possible that all
removed.

Surplus
l,OSS,ooO sq. fi.

UTILITIES: See description of areas. Other servces from
local utilty companies.

Plum Brook Ordnance Works, Trojan Powder Company,

TRANSPORTATION: About 32 miles of rail line in plant and classification yard for 170 cars. Served by B. & O. R. R.
About 80 miles improved roads in plant. U. S. No. 250 and

Five miles south of Sandusky, Ohio.-Army. LAND: About 9,009 acres. BUILDINGS: 528 buildings. The staff residence area has 20 residences, all of wood frame
construction. There also are nineteen buildings (residence)

Ohio No. 13 bound plant on east. Cleveland O. R. P. D.-Brochure available (AP-8l).

Foundry Equipment Plant
16,40 sq. ft.

Sold

and twenty-four barns which were acquired with the land. The Ilew buildings are completely supplied with all service facil-

ties and steam for heating is from a central heating plant in
the residence area.

Wiliam B. Pollock Co.

Youngstown, Ohio.-Plancor 604.

In the administration area are the main administration build-

ing wit? a floor area of 11,500 sq. ft., the cafeteria building,
the offce building with a floor area of 41,400 sq. ft., the boiler

the mam fire station, safety building, personnel building and
house which provides steam required for heating in the area,

Precision Parts Plant
6S,000 sq. ft.
Wiliam Powell Company,
Colerain and Alabama A venues,

Surplus

also several small miscellaneous buildings. Other than the communication building and the boiler house, all buildings are of
wood frame construction. The shop and maintenance area contains the combined shops,
shop, locomotive shop and other miscellaneous buildings used

Cincinnati, Ohio.-Nobs-154.
Designed for manufacture, assembly, and storage of heavy

materials, warehouse, laundry building, garage and repair
buildings in this area are of wood frame construction and are served by rail connections and trucking roads.
The explosives storage, magazine area contains 101 magazine

metal valves.

for maintenance and repair operations on the project. The
buildings (igloos) for storage of high explosives. All magazines are served by trucking roads. The buildings are of concrete (barrel type), are widely separated and are suitable for

LAND: About 0.6 acre (26,700 sq. ft.). BUILDINGS: Main Factory Building. Two stories and full

basement of reinforced concrete; frame and brick curtain
walls. Fla;t slab design; all floor loadings of 500 lb. per sq.

ft. L. L.. with concrete roof designed for 250 lb. per sq. ft. L. L.

storage. The water supply areas and equipment include the pumping
pipe lines leading to the project area. Raw water is delivered
stations at the lake and rights-of-way and casements with

to provide for a third story addition, if and when required The floor area is three floors at 20,336 sq. ft. each totaling 61,008 sq. ft. with clearances of 12' in basement and i3' on the first and second floors. The window sash are of wood. The building is equipped. with 0!1e 12,000 lb. capacity, automatic, elevator. BUlldmg is provided throughout with fluorescent
li~hting, sp~inkl~rs, an? electrical bus-duct systems, and contams one mterior remforced concrete truck-loading dock.
Locker and washroom areas, dispensary, and offce areas are

to two reservoirs on the project area from which it is distribtributing system serving all areas. The structures on the water
supply system are of permanent construction.

uted to the purification and treating plants and the plant dis-

The main sewage treatment plant receives sewage from the
project. The treatment plant has a capacity for handling

plants located adjacent to each of the three acid areas.

150,000 gallons per day. Process wastes are handled in three

provided. This building is a self-contained unit. Heat Treat Building. One story clear-span steel frame leanto with two concrete block walls; precast concrete roof slab concrete floor throughout. Building is framed into and utilze's two existing walls of lessee building. Total floor area, 4,750 sq. ft.,
clearance 14'6".

to each of the three acid areas. These plants are of permanent construction with masonry buildings. There is a total installed

There are three steam power plants, one located adjacent

boiler capacity for generating 600,000 lbs. of steam per hour
are also equipped to burn oiL.

MACHr~ERY A~D EQUIPME~T: Miling machines, shapers, drill~ng m.achines, lathes, grmd~rs, radial drils, boring and turiing mills, cutter and tool grmders, sawing machines
werders, hY:draulic. presses (50 and 25 ton), dust-collecting

at 250 lbs. per square inch using powdered coaL. The boilers

manufacturing areas. While interconnected, each acid area
is served with steam by the power house located adjacent to it.
The acid areas contain the equipment for production recovery
turing. The structures in these areas and the equipment are
of special design.

There are three acid areas serving the different explosives

units, centrifugal oil extractor, degreaser, hardness testers air compressors, tanks, scales, lift trucks, tempering furn~ces
2-tòn cranes (5 electrified), numerous hoists. '

phere furnaces, hydryzing hardening furnace, etc.

hydryzing furnaces, horizontal muffle type superheat atmos~

Cranes. Thirty-two special I-ton cranes (19 electrified) six

concentration and handling of nitric and sulphuric acids,
SeIlte, etc., required in operation of the explosives manufacExplosives manufacturing areas: There are four explosives

UTILITIES: City and local utilty companies. Cleveland O. R. P. D.-Brochure available (AP-9).

manufacturing areas, or groups of lines.

The buildings and equipment in all of the TNT areas are simiThe Pentolite area contains three lines of specially designed

Ammunition Loading Plant
2,483,000 sq. ft.
Ravenna Ordnance Plant,

lar. The buildings are relatively small, special in design and

widely dispersed to provide a measure of safety.

Atlas Powder Company,
Apco, between Ravenna & Warren, Ohio.

and constructed buildings all relatively small, widely separated. The buildings in each line are connected by walkways or ramps.
The box factory area has timber sheds, box shock, storage

warehouse, box factory and warehouse buildings. All buildings
are of wood frame construction and are served by railroad and
trucking roads.

ammonium nitrate from solution.

Designed for ammunition loading and for crystallzing

LAND: About 14,627 acres. BUILDINGS: Total area about 2,483,000 sq. ft.
Plant has the following areas and facilties:

essary equipment are TNT Plant, DNT Plant, Box Factory, Anhydrous Ammonia, Ammonia Oxidation Plant, Sulphuric

MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Units incorporating nec-

Ad~i~istration . (Containing Hospital, Ca~eteria, Laundry,
Training Dormitory, Staff Quarters, Administration Bldg.,

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General Store, and Library), Transportation, Load Lines Nos.

Service Building, Dormitories, Recreation Bldg., Shoe Repair,

Iron and Coke Plant
4S0,ooO Ions pig iron per year.

Surplus

1, 2, 3, and 4, Ammonium Nitrate Plant, Fuze Line No.1,

Fuze Line No.2, Booster Line No.1, Booster Line No.2,
Detonator Line, Percussion Element, Artilery Primer Line,

39S,OOO Ions coke per year.

Plant. Some of the larger units are briefly described as follows: Administration (2-story), 24,000 sq. ft., wood. Hospital, 16,000 sq. ft., wood.
Cafeteria, 20,000 sq. ft., masonry and wood.

Inert Storage, Area 6, and Sand Creek Sewage Treatment

Republic Steel Corporation
Cleveland, Ohio.-Plancor 257.

Designed to augment lessee's facilties for production of pig iron, coke, by-products (gas, light oil, benzol, toluol, etc.) and
blast furnace coke.

Dormitory & School (Basement & 2-story), 16,000 sq. ft., wood. Garage & Repair, 22,000 sq. ft., concrete, steel, brick. Maintenance, 18,000 sq. ft., concrete, steel, brick.
Locomotive Repair, 8,000 sq. ft., concrete, steel, brick.

LAND: 38 acres. BUILDINGS AND STRUCTURES: Total floor area 110,000
sq. ft. Thirty buildings, the larger ones of fire-proof construc-

2 Receiving & Painting, 17,000 sq. ft. ea., masonry and steel.

masonry and steel. Dril & Boostering, 15,000 sq. ft., masonry and steel. 2 Driling & Boostering, 10,000 sq. ft. ea., masonry and steel. Assembling & Shipping, 26,000 sq. ft., masonry and steel. 2 Assembling & Shipping, 8,000 sq. ft. ea., masonry and steel. 2 Inert Storage & Truck Repair, 24,400 sq. ft. ea., wood, sheet asbestos. Receiving & Painting, 17,000 sq. ft., wood, sheet asbestos. Assembly, Pack, Ship, 7,100 sq. ft., wood, sheet asbestos. Neutral Liquor Storage, 16,100 sq. ft., concrete, brick, wood. Neutral Liquor Storage, 20,100 sq. ft., concrete, brick, wood.
Fuze Assembly, 32,000 sq. ft., masonry and steel.

25 Change Houses (2-story), 6,300 sq. ft. more or less ea.,

tion. Smaller buildings of masonry construction. Power House, 26,000 sq. ft., has clearance of 85'. Warehouse & Machine Shops, 17,000 sq. ft. Boiler House, 9,500 sq. ft., clearance 70'. MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Battery 75 Koppers coke ovens, 1,300 tons blast furnace, pusher machine, quenching car
and locomotive, ore unloader, ore bridge, Dorr thickener, hot ladle cars, diesel locomotive, gondola cars,. hopper cars, etc.

Two 5 ton, one 15 ton and one 25 ton cranes.

UTILITIES: City and local utilty company. Water also pumped from river. TRANSPORTATION: Sidings on site. Cleveland O. R. P. D.-Brochure available.
Tin Plating Plant
150,000 Ions per year.

Metal Parts, 40,000 sq. ft., concrete, steel, brick. MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Blenders, mixing kettles,

orating pans with coils, screens, mixing kettles with agitators,
Accessory items include paint spray booths, paint spray ma-

tanks, pumps and motors, rotary pelleting presses, evap-

steam jacketed kettles, blending kettles, hammermils, pre~ heaters, melt units, heavy duty vacuum cleaners, etc.
chine, air compressors, electric lift trucks, scales, conveyors,

Republic Steel Corporation,

Niles, Ohio.-Plancor 817. Designed for the electrolytic application of tin to continuous
strip of thin sheet metal. Plant is within lessee's plant and

baling presses, portable elevators, etc. Complete complement of maintenance items including machine tools, hoists, etc., and also hospital equipment, offce furniture, offce equipment, etc.

and sewage systems. Well water and treatment plants in area.
Electric power and light from local utilty company.

UTILITIES: Two interconnected sewage treatment plants

operates in conjunction with lessee's system. LAND: About 1 %, acres. BUILDINGS: Total floor area 67,000 sq. ft. Tin Plating Building, one-story, part basement; steel framing, corrugated protected metal siding; 47,000 sq. ft., clearance 32'.
Four other buildings of brick masonry construction total 20,000

Electric Power: From Ohio Public Service Company.

TRANSPORTATION: Plant railroad trackage, 109 miles.
B. & O. R. R., P. R. R. and Erie R. R.

sq. ft. MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Consists of a special production line of equipment utilzing the electrolytic process for
tin plating on strip steel. Also one 10-ton and one 15-ton
traveling cranes.

Classification Yard has 300 car capacity. Connections to
Cleveland O. R. P. D.-Brochure available (AP-161).

UTILITIES: Lessee, city and local utilty companies. TRANSPORTATION: Railroad sidings serve plant. Cleveland O. R. P. D.-Brochure available.

Coke and Iron Ore Sinter Plant

Surplus

392,000 Ions sinlered concenlrales and 32S,00 Ions coke per year. Republic Steel Corporation
Warren, Ohio.-Plancor 259- W.

Steel Plant
318,000 Ions E. F. Ingols per year. Republic Steel Corporation
Canton, Ohio.-Plancor 284.

LAND: 17.7 acres.
larger and number of minor buildings, including By-Products and Sulphate Building, 13,300 sq. ft., clearances 32' to 45', steel framing and brick. Sinter Plant, 9,000 sq. ft., clearances 9' to 26', steel framing

BUILDINGS: Total floor area about 34,000 sq. ft. Seven

Designed for production of steel ingots, in conjunction. with lessee's plant.

pusher machine, quenching car and locomotive, reversing mament, sintering plant complete, and many miscellaneous items.

with corrugated steel siding. MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: 61 Wilputte coke ovens,

LAND: About 8% acres. BUILDINGS: Total floor area 132,000 sq. ft. Electric Furnace Building, one story, basement under charging floor, steel mil framed building with walls of corrugated
siding. Area 85,000 sq. ft. Clearances 44', 57'.

chine, coal and coke handling equipment, coke quenching station, by-products and purification equipment, sulphate equip-

furnaces and substation transformers.

Pit Cooling Building, 31,400 sq. ft.; clearance 37'. Stripper Building, 15,800 sq. ft., clearance 50'; of construction similar to Electric Furnace Building. MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Five 70-ton electric melt

UTILITIES: Lessee, city and local utilty company. TRANSPORTATION: Sidings of B. & O. Railroad. Cleveland O. R. P. D.-Brochure available.

UTILITIES: Lessee, city and public utilty company. TRANSPORTATION: Sidings of Pennsylvania Railroad. Cleveland O. R. P. D.-Brochure available.

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Iron and Iron Ore Sinter Plant
Republic Steel Corporation
Yoùngstown, Ohio.-Plancor 259 Y.

Surplus

Sponge Iron Plant Surplus
3S,00 Ions per year. Republic Steel Corporation,

392,000 nel Ions pig iron and 3S0,OOO Ions sinlered concenlrales per year.

LAND: About 5.85 acres. BUILDING AND STRUCTURES: Blast Furnace together with Hoist House, Control Houses, etc. Also Sintering Plant,
in floor area 21,760 sq. ft., steel framing, corrugated steel

electric furnaces. Plant is experimental and is of "outdoor" type. LAND: About 1.29 acres.
ft., one story, masonry and wood construction.

Warren, Ohio.-Plancor 1514. Designed for manufacture of charge metal (sponge iron) for

BUILDINGS: Five small structures totallng about 3,000 sq.

siding.

Power House, 3 story and basement, steel framing with brick masonry walls. Total floor area 41,000 sq. ft. Operating floor clearance 70'. Contains 2 steam generating units. Car Dumper, steel framed structure several stories high, used
to faciltate ore handling.

briquetting machine, piping, etc. '
UTILITIES: Lessee and local utilty company. TRANSPORTATION: Three sidings connect with major railroads. Cleveland O. R. P. D.-Brochure available.

EQUIPMENT: Herreshoff furnace, preheater, gas washer Cottrell precipitator, gas holder, desulphurizer, ore dryer'

cars, Cottrell precipitators, sintering machine, pug mils, synatron feeders, water conditioning equipment, etc.

MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Blast furnace and stoves, gas washing and cleaning equipment, iron ladles and

roads.

UTILITIES: City, local utilty companies and lessee. TRANSPORTATION: Three sidings connect with major railCleveland O. R. P. D.-Brochure available.

Steel Tubing Plant
7,800 Ions per year. Republic Steel Corporation,
Cleveland, Ohio.-Plancor 1147.

Designed to augment lessee's production of welded steel aircraft

tubing.

Steel Forging and Heat Treating Plant Surplus
31,0 Ions forgings per year.
Republic Steel Corporation,
Canton, Ohio.-Plancor 421.

LAND: About % acre. BUILDING: Addition to lessee's plant, 20,000 sq. ft. One story, steel framing, steel sash; monitor type. Clearance 23' to underside truss. MACH;INERY AND EQllIPMENT: Roller hearth; bright annealing furnace and miscellaneous items, annealer racks
tube cleaning machines, belt polishing machines, etc. '

area approximately 168,000 sq. ft.

Designed to produce forgings and for heat treating of metals. LAND: Approximately 17.2 acres. BUILDINGS: Twelve major and minor buildings. Total floor

UTILITIES: City and local utilty companies. TRANSPORTATION: Siding of New York Central R. R.
Also covered loading dock for Lake freighters.

Factory Building of steel frame construction, steel trusses and columns; floor area 153,000 sq. ft.; ceilng heights 54' and 20'. Eleven minor buildings, combined floor area 15,000 sq. ft. MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Various types of furnaces, including heating, reheating, cooling, etc.

Cleveland O. R. P. D.-Brochure available.

Steel Scrap Baling Plant Surplus
4,000 Ions briquettes per monih.

Republic Steel Corporation,
Canton, Ohio.-Plancor 1351.

cold saws, grinder, dril presses, etc.

Miscellaneous items including 3,000 ton press, vertical saw,

Two 30'/10-ton, one 50'/10-ton and one 15-ton traveling cranes.

NOTE: This plant description is based upon the wartime use of the property prior to its designation as "Surplus". Subseremoved.

operations. LAND: Plot 73' by 173' in lessee's steel plant.
monitor type roof, galvanized iron siding.

Designed for briquetting steel turnings from machine shop
BUILDING: Area 8,800 sq. ft., clearance 45', steel framing

quently, however, the independent disposal of the machinery

and equipment has been authorized, and it is possible that all
or part of the original machinery and equipment has been

site.

UTILITIES: Water from city, auxilary supply by wells on

road.

Sanitary sewers discharge into septic tank. Gas, electric power and light, local utilty company. TRANSPORTATION: Three sidings of Pennsylvania RailCleveland O. R. P. D.-Brochure available.

MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Lifting magnet, crushers, bucket elevators and conveyors, rotary kiln, chutes, apron feeders, briquetting presses, etc. UTILITIES: Water from City and well. Power and light from Plancor 284. TRANSPORTATION: Siding of Pennsylvania R. R. Cleveland O. R. P. D.-Brochure available.

Ordnance Forging Plant 357,0 sq. ft.
Ridgewood Steel Company,

Steel Annealing Facilties
120,000 Ions per year.

Republic Steel Corporation
Massilon, Ohio.-Plancor 2207.

Designed to increase lessee's production of annealed products. LAND: About % acre, leased. BUILDING: Lean-to addition to lessee's building, area 6,200 sq. ft., steel with corrugated iron siding. MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Six annealing furnaces, gas fired, with complete accessories.
Cleveland O. R. P. D.

tube forgings and shells. The plant was reconditioned, building added, and equipment installed.
of about 357,000 sq. ft. The principal units are:

W. 71st Street, Carthage, Cincinnati, Ohio.-Army Plant acquired by the government for the manufacture of gun

LAND: About 125 acres. BUILDINGS: Thirty-eigoht buildings with a total floor area
Forge Shop A: 1 floor; 32,300 sq. ft.; height 18' and 21'; concrete, cinders floor construction; struct. steel framing; corr.
galv. iron siding walls.

Forge Shop B: 1 floor; 37,400 sq. ft.; height 18' and 37'; con-

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crete, cinders floor construction; struct. steel framing; corr.
galv. iron siding walls.

walls.

Machine Shop D: 1 floor; 39,900 sq. ft.; concrete floor construction; struct. steel framing; corr. galv. iron and brick

In the nine lines there are a total of 168 buildings. Of these 168 buildings, there are 16 main buildings, each line containing one or two main buildings. These 16 buildings vary in size from approximately 15,000 to 26,000 sq. ft. of floor space. The majority of the buildings in the lines have walls of concrete block or poured concrete, plain or reinforced with

Machine Shop F: 1 floor; 46,600 sq. ft.; height 24'5"; concrete floor construction; struct. steel framing; corr. asbestos walls. Forge Shop: 1 floor; 54,900 sq. ft.; concrete and cinders floor construction; struct. steel framing; corr. galv. iron walls. Heat Treat Bldg. H: 1 floor; 20,600 sq. ft.; concrete floor conHeat Treat Bldg. J: 1 floor; 33,500 sq. ft.; height 54'; earth and cinders floor construction; struct. steel framing; corr. galv.
iron walls.

asbestos shingle roofing on wood roof decks. '

MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Conveyors, staking machines, marking machines, pneumatic presses, spinning mascreening machines, blending machines, charging machines

chines, arbor presses, assembling machines, dryers, powder

struction; struct. steel; corr. galv. iron walls.

~praying and drying booths, 50-ton refrigeration unit, charg~
ing machines, washer and dryer machines, swedging machines, m~chanical. handling systems, draw presses, tumbling barrel, trim machines, dryers, powder blender, screening machine, jolt machines, jumble machines, staking machines, spinning

Forge Shop T: 1 floor; 32,300 sq. ft.; height, See Sect.; concrete and cinders floor construction; struct. steel framing; corr.
galv. iron walls.

floor construction; wood framing; brick walls; 2nd floor; 6,200
sq. ft.; height 11'; wood floor construction.

Administration Bldg.: 1st floor; 8,400 sq. ft.; height 13'; wood

machines, conveyor sections, etc.

MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: One 3,000 ton forging press, and two 1,000 ton forging presses, and presses of lesser capacity, varied type large furnaces, bilet breaking press, complete chip handling and oil extracting system, one 1,000 ton

project, served by Pennsylvania R. R., New York Central R. R.,
Erie R. R.

UTILITIES: City and local utilty companies. TRANSPORTATION: 11.2 miles of railroad track within Cleveland O. R. P. D.-Brochure available (AP-88)

and three 500 ton straightening presses, heavy duty hydraulic

saw machines, one 1,040 ton piercing press, one 340 ton draw bench, bilet feeders, loading devices, conveyor systems, etc., complete complement of heavy machine tools, some 20 cranes up to 25 ton capacity, and laboratory and testing equipment. UTILITIES: City and local utilty company. TRANSPORTATION: B & 0 switch track into plant. Cleveland O. R. P. D.-Brochure available (AP-HS)
Aircraft Parts Plant (Fuel Pumps)

Electroplating Plant
141,0 sq. ft. Searchlight Mirror Plant No.1, Mariemont, Ohio.-Army.

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Paper Products Plant
74,600 sq. ft.

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Searchlight Mirror Plant No.2,
Cincinnati Industries, Inc.,

36,000 sq. ft.
Romec Pump Company,

Cincinnati, Ohio.-Army.

Abbe Road and Taylor Street,
Elyria, Ohio.-Plancor 231.

Butadiene Plant
1S,OOO short Ions per year.

Ammunition Loading Plant Surplus
1,4,000 sq. ft.
Scioto Ordnance Plant,

Sun Oil Company,
Toledo, Ohio.-Plancor 1365.

Designed for production of butadiene from petroleum feed

stock.

U. S. Rubber Company and Permanente Metals Corpora- LAND: 4.34 acres, leased, located in lessee's refinery plant. "BUILDINGS: Functional buildings of reinforced concrete tion, one mile north of Marion, Ohio.-Army. brick masonry and timber wood framing. ' LAND: About 12,452 acres. Six buildings total area about 37,000 sq. ft., viz: Gas ComBUILDINGS: The Administrative area has a total of 15 build- pressor Building, Refrigeration Compressor Building Control ings. The Administration Building, "E" shaped, has a floor Building, Water Pump House, Boiler House, Control Room. space of 21,452 sq. ft. of each of two floors. In addition to MACHIN~R~ the Administration Building there are six dormitories, a cafe- ment consistingANp EQUIPMENT: Special process equipchiefly of towers, pressure vessels, reboilers teria, employment and hospital building under one roof, tele- preheaters, heat exc~a~ger~, water cooling towers, pumps: phone offce, fire and police station, control laboratory, and two compressors, valves, pIping, instruments, controls, etc. recreation buildings. All the buildings in this area are of UTILITIES: Lessee, city and local utilty companies. frame construction with asphalt shingle roofs. The Staff area consists of 10 buildings, for housing key staff Cleveland O. R. P. D.-Brochure available. personneL. These buildings are of frame construction with
asphalt shingle roofs.

The Storage area has 10 main buildings, along with a few miscellaneous small buildings. The 10 main storage buildings are each 50' by 512', 25,600 sq. ft. floor area, of wood construction with asbestos siding and roof. The Shop area consists of the following main buildings: Maintenance and Repair Building 26,000 sq. ft., Laundry 8,700 sq. ft.. Woodworking Building 10,700 sq. ft., General Warehouse 10:700 sq. ft., Garage Building 5,100 sq. ft., Boiler House 5,000
sq. ft. All of the above buildings have walls of concrete block

Ordnance Plant
49,100 sq. ft.

Surplus

Timken Ordnance Plant,
Timken Ordnance Company,
1639 Barth Court, S.W.,

or poured concrete, plain or reinforced, with asbestos shingle

buildings in this area. . ..
heating, lighting or plumbing.

roofing on wood roof decks. There are also several small

Canton, Ohio.-Army. Used for production of upset seamless gun tubes. LAND: About 6.15 acres.
one roof. Building: No.1, Toilet and Locker, one story, area 1,000 sq. ft.,

The Magazine area has 177 standard type maga~Itle buildings

BUILDINGS: Plant acquired by government, rehabiltated and altered, combining Buildings Nos. 1, 2, 2A, and 4 under
clear height 14'. Concrete floor, brick walls.
area, 18' in shop. Wood floors, brick walls.

having 1192 sq. ft. floor space each. These buildings are of wood co~struction with asbestos siding and roof. Have no
Nine Fuze and Booster Loading Lines. These Iines are separated from each other by prescribed safety distances, as are the buildings in each line.

2, Igloo area. There are fiv~ igl~os of the standard type. Building No. andGen~ral Offce and Machine Shop, one story, 7,200 sq. ft. attic 3,000 sq. ft. Clear height 14' in offce

Building No. 2A, Stress Relieving Furnace Bldg., one story,

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Buildings No. 4 and No.5, Main Shop, area 29,600 sq. ft., clearance 35'. Building is 360' long, consisting of 18 bays at
20' centers. Structural steel framing and trusses, galvanized

framing, galvanized corrugated steel siding and deck. Building No.3, Time Offce, area 400 sq. ft., brick construction.

5,550 sq. ft., clearance 20'. Concrete floor, structural steel

clearance 9'6", First floor, 90,400 sq. ft., clearance 13', Second
spread footings. Concrete slab floors on which

floor, 77,800 sq. ft., clearance 10'8", Third floor, 77,800 sq. ft.,

clearance 13'. Frame of building is reinforced concrete on

is laid a wood

corrugated steel siding and deck. Floors brick on earth, gravel
on earth, steel plate, concrete slab. Contains one 10-ton travel-

subfloor topped by asphalt treated flooring. The largest portion of the walls consists of horizontal pivoted sash and the

remaining is brick and concrete. Concrete roof deck with

ling- crane; two 2-ton electric monorail cranes; one 5-ton electric crane. (Building No.5 is a new extension 100' in length.)

built up roofing. Concrete loading dock on south side of build-

Building No.6, First Aid and Guard Offces, basement, first
floor and attic, area 1,550 sq. ft. Wood construction.
tile walls.

buildings, two of 3,000 lb. capacity, one of 6,000 lbs. and one
of 10,000 lbs. Sprinklered.

ing covered by cantilever canopy. Four freight elevators in
MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Automatic screw ma-

Building No.7, Oil House, 216 sq. ft., concrete floor, hollow
Building No.8, Garage, 520 sq. ft., gravel floor, wood construction. MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Forging machine, 300-ton straightening press, 500-ton straightening press, welding machine, gas-fired continuous stress relieving furnace, electric normalizing furnace, electric hardening furnace, electric tempering furnace, seven feeder tables, four feed and discharge

chines, centerless grinders, electric eye machines, electric heat treating furnaces, draw furnaces, quench oil tanks, cutting
oil tanks, oilng system, coolant tank, washing machines, in-

spection conveyors and hoppers, monorail system on second

floor, feeder machines, grinding machines, various type facfor machine and maintenance shops.
ties of the lessee.

tory trucks; machine tools; lathes, miling machines, surface grinding machines, grinding machine, and miscellaneous items

tables, three quench tanks, conveyors, tanks, etc.

UTILITIES: City and local utilties and through the facilTRANSPORTATION: Switch tracks from N. Y. C. R. R.
Cleveland O. R. P. D.-Brochure available (AP-82).

NOTE: This plant description is based upon the wartime use of the property prior to its designation as "Surplus". Subsequently, however, the independent disposal of the machinery and equipment has been authorized, and it is possible that all
or part of the original machinery and equipment has been

removed.

Aircraft Parts Plant
1,090,000 sq. ft.

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UTILITIES: City and local utilty companies. TRANSPORTATION: Spur track of Wheeling and Lake Erie
Railroad.

Thompson Aircraft Products,
23555 Euclid Avenue,

Cleveland O. R. P. D.-Brochure available (AP-1l~).

Euclid, Ohi()Plancor 57.

Bearing Plant
276,000 sq. fi. Timken Roller Bearing Company,

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23,200 sq. ft. Towmotor Corporation,
Cleveland, Ohio.-Plancor 670.

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Newton Falls, Ohio.-Plancor 1788.

Precision Parts sq. ft. Plant Surplus 207,000
Timken Roller Bearing Company,
Cleveland Avenue,

Aircraft Parts Plant
48,000 sq. ft.
Transue & Wiliams Steel Forging Company,
Allance, Ohio.-Plancor 551.

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Columbus, Ohio.-Plancor 920. Designed for production of tapered roller bearings. LAND: Approximately 9 acres. BUILDINGS: Manufacturing Building A (Offce, Canteen and
crete block, 242' by 402', ground floor area 96,000 sq. ft., mezzanine area 4,000 sq. ft.; ceilng heights 14' and 19'.

Aircraft Engine Parts Plant
30,700 sq. fi. Tyson Bearing Corporation,
Sixth Avenue, S. W., Massilon, Ohio.-Plancor 401.

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Shop), one story, timber construction, exterior walls of con-

Manufacturing Building B (Machine Shop, Storage, Heat ceilng heights 25' and 16' except in crane bay where height
Treating), 272' by 382', floor area 104,000 sq. ft.; 90' crane bay;
block walls and sheet iron siding.
30'.
is 49' and 31'. Building is one story, steel framing, concrete

Steel Foundry
20,000 Ions per year.

Surplus

Boiler House Building C, brick walls, are 3,444 sq. ft., clearance

Unitcast Corporation,

1414 E. Broadway,
Toledo, Ohio.-Plancor 646.
BUILDINGS: Total

MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Honing, lapping, miling machines, lathes, presses, demagnetizers, furnaces, washers, one 5-ton crane, etc. UTILITIES: City and local utilty companies. TRANSPORTATION: Siding of Pennsylvania R. R. Cleveland O. R. P. D.-Brochure available.

LAND: Approximately 24%, acres. floor area 220,000 sq. ft.
Plant, rehabiltated and remodeled, consists of interconnected

units of old and new sections. Foundry Unit is a one story steel mil building with walls of brick masonry. The Machine and Core Room Units and Sand Storage Areas
are partly two story in height with construction similar to

Ordnance Parts Plant (Bullet Cores) Surplus
3S0,OOO sq. ft.

Foundry Unit. Clearances 22' and 27'. MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Wheelabrator tablasts
and tumblasts, blow guns, core ovens, core blowing machines,

Toledo Core Plant, Wilys-Overland Motors, Inc., Yost Street, Toledo, Ohio.-Army. LAND: About 3% acres.

core mold sprayers, heat treating furnaces, three electric steel furnaces, ladles, moulding machines, sand handling system, electric lift trucks, Kuhlman tower (capacity 28,000 lbs. steel
castings). Moulding Department has 36 Osborn moulding

machines, four turnover pattern drawing machines, two roll-

BUILDING: Total area about 350,000 sq. ft. Building constructed about 1911 and was thoroughly rehabiltated in 1942.

over pattern drawing machines, two sandslingers. Fifteen
I-ton hand-pushed overhead cranes; eight overhead electric
traveling cranes from 5- to 15-ton capacity; crane magnet;

Three story and basement structure: Basement, 104,000 sq. ft.,

clamshell crane; 28 hoists % ton and l%-ton; seven mono-

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rail systems; various sets of conveyors. Also grinding, miling machines, lathes, wire machines, etc. UTILITIES: City and local utilty company. TRANSPORTATION: Spur of Wheeling & Lake Erie R. R. Cleveland O. R. P. D.-Brochure available.

Engine Parts Plant

382,00 sq. ft.
Warren City Manufacturing Company,

379 Griswold Street,
Warren, Ohio.-Nobs-1536.

Synthetic Rubber Research Laboratory
3S,8S0 sq. fi.
University of Akron,

Used for manufacture of steel products such as oil pans for diesel engines, crankcase weldments, drives, etc. An existing
plant was altered, rehabiltated and extended.

also Stone and Webster Engineering Corporation,
Akron, Ohio.-Plancor 1891.

LAND: About 19.13 acres. BUILDINGS: Engineering and Administration, Building No. 1.. .Two s~ories, and basement. The first story is 50' by 425',
ceiling height 9 and 12'. The second story is 50' by 270', ceiling height 8'9". The basement is approximately 50' by 76'

Designed as a laboratory and pilot plant for research in synthetic rubber.

LAND: Approximately 5.82 acres.

ceiling. height 11'1". The total floor area, including the base~ ment, is 36,538 sq. ft. Frame is wall bearing with clear-span
flooring on reinforced concrete floors.

steel trusses, brick and tie walls, linoleum and asphalt tie
steel factory sash with stucco on metal lath comprise the wall
surfaces. It is 150' by 532' with north lean-to 9'2" by 532'
and south lean-to 41' by 532', total size 200'2" by 532', clearanc~

BUILDINGS: Pilot Plant Building, part one and two story,
asbestos siding; floor area 14,260 sq. ft., ceilng 14'. Laboratory Building, two-story, reinforced concrete with brick masonry walls; area 20,000 sq. ft., ceilng 14'. Dryer Building, wood frame, area 1,200 sq. ft. Tank Farm, six steel pressure storage tanks.
necessary recording instruments, compressors, refrigerators,
water treatment equipment, heat exchangers, tanks, etc. Labo-

steel framing and reinforced concrete framing, corrugated

Manuf~ct~rintt and Fabrication Areas, Building No.6. Original bUllding is one-story, structural steel frame, continuous

in center section is 37'11", noi:th lean-to 15'7%", and south

EQUIPMENT: Reactors and strippers; coagulation tanks;

lean-to 24', total floor area is 106,576 sq. ft. The roof is highlow bay, monitor type.

ratory has five laboratory test mils, Banbury mixer; three plastometers, tear testers, pump units, rubber buffng machine,
torsion tester, abradors, precision viscorimeter, and miscellaneous items for rubber testing and research.

is 68,240 sq. ft., clearances 37'11", structural steel frame brick

The new west addition has one story, 150' by 371'44", floor area

walls up to sil height, continuous steel sash, protected metal siding. The roof is high-low bay, monitor type.

The ne.w east ad~ition is, irregular in shape, has one story,

UTILITIES: City and lessee. Cleveland O. R. P. D.-Brochure available.

approximately 271 by 400 , floor area, 94,507 sq. ft., structural-

steel frame. North side has brick wall up to sil height and continuous steel factory sash complete the wall surfaces. The east and south sides are brick walls with steel factory sash.
Clearance in center section B, C, and D bays is 37'11", north

Ordnance Plant

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70,00 sq. fi. Van Der Horst Corporation,
Lakewood, Ohio.-Nobs-730.

section A bay is 24', and south lean-to E bay is 24'. The roof is high-low bay, monitor type. The original building, East
and West additions, have reinforced concrete floors. Some twenty other units total about 36,000 sq. ft., mostly of brick and wood construction.

Service Building

10,800 sq. ft.

heat treat furnaces, welding equipment, etc. '

MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Varied machine tools

Victoreen Instrument Company,
Cleveland, Ohio.-Plancor 1975.

Designed for laboratory research. LAND: 175' by 180' containing approximately 0.72 acre. BUILDING: One story, 90' by 121', brick walls, structural steel
framing and reinforced concrete framing. Glass block windows, roof partially sawtooth. Clearance 15'.

Some thirty-two traveling cranes from 2- to 20-ton capacity. About forty-five 3-ton jib cranes. UTILITIES: City and local utilty companies. TRANSPORTATION: Siding from Erie Railroad. Cleveland O. R. P. D.-Brochure available (NP-54).

UTILITIES: City and local utilty companies. Cleveland O. R. P. D.-Brochure available.

Machine Tool Plant
101,00 sq. ft.
Warner & Swasey Company,
5701 Carnegie Avenue, Cleveland, Ohio.-Plancor 522.

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Aircraft Plant

Surplus
131,200 sq. fi.

Waco Aircraft Company,
Troy, Ohio.-Plancor 398.

building are steel and motor operated. Boiler Room and fireproof vault included in building. Sprinklered.

LAND: Approximately 7 acres. BUILDING: Steel frame building with corrugated asbestos siding, steel sash, clearance 32'. Airplane entrance doors to
MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Lathes, miling machines, shaping machines, etc. NOTE: This plant description is based upon the wartime use

Magnesium Foundry Surplus
;1,08,000 Ibs. per year.
Wellman Bronze & Aluminum Company,

2525 East 93rd Street
Cleveland, Ohio.-Plancor 106.

of the property prior to its designation as "Surplus". Subseand equipment has been authorized, and it is possible that

quently, however, the independent disposal of the machinery all
or part of the original machinery and equipment has been

Designed for production of magnesium sand castings. LAND: Approximately 4 acres. BUILDINGS: Main building 121' by 334', total floor area
45,300 sq. ft. Consists of an original building, remodeled and

expanded. One-story brick and steel, sawtooth roof, steel windows, monitor sash. Several additions and mezzanines total

removed.

UTILITIES: City and local utilty company. TRANSPORTATION: Spur track of N. Y. C. This plant has been leased for a period of five years. Negotiations may be entered into for its purchase subject to the terms
of the lease in effect.

2,320 sq. ft. Clearance 14'. Sprinklered. New pattern Storage Building, new Boiler House and new Guard House total
4,000 sq. ft.

molding machines, sand handling equipment, melting crucibles:
turbo blowers, etc. Also presses, contour, sawing machines X-ray equipment, hardness testers, and strength machines:

MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Core ovens, furnaces

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etc. Four 1 ton and one 2 ton cranes, four conveyor systems;

15 hoists 1 to 2 ton.

The buildings are in general of structural steel framing with
tie walls, with provisions for complete ventilation and air con-

UTILITIES: City and local utilty company.
TRANSPORTATION: Siding of N. Y., C., & St. L. Railroad~ Cleveland O. R. P. D.-Brochure available

ditioning. Machine and Assembly Building: one story, part
basement, mezzanines, 1,065' by 1,320'. Area 1,800,000 sq. ft.
520,000 sq. ft. Clearance 25'. South Shop: one story, base-

Aircraft Parts Plant
467,000 sq. fi.

Surplus

tains 2 cafeterias and auditorium. Magnesium Foundry: one
story, basement, mezzanine; area 491,000 sq. ft.; clearance 18'.

Clearance 18'. North Shop: one story, part basement; area ment, mezzanine; area 1,478,000 sq. ft. Clearances 18'; con-

Wilys Overland Motors, Inc.,
Toledo, Ohio.-Plancor 883.

Capacity 2,500,000 pounds of castings per month. Aluminum

LAND: Approximately 6.25 acres. BUILDING: Four stories and basement, irregular in shape, total floor area 467,000 sq. ft.; clearances first story 16', other floors 13'; reinforced concrete, flat slab construction; design
permits addition of fifth story. Each floor designed to carry 250 pounds per square foot. Sprinklered.

Foundries No. 1 and No.2; total combined areas 556,000 sq. ft.; clearance 18'. Combined capacity 11,000,000 pounds of castings per month. Test Cells: one story, part basement;

area 200,000 sq. ft. Remaining buildings total 550,000 sq. ft. MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Machine tools include
lapping, shaping and screw machines, radial drils, thread ma-

chines, "ut-off machines, etc. Numerous items of functional
shop equipment include air compressors, arbor presses, flexible

MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Boring, grinding, miling machines, bending, contour machines, shapers, anodizing equipment, plating equipment, furnaces, etc. Also one 2-ton

crane, three 74 -ton cranes, three monorail systems, twenty-six
hoists of various capacities.

core blower machines, forming machine and rolls, 300 furnaces, ladle heaters, 65 ovens, sand handling equipment, speed-milers,

shaft equipment, miscellaneous machine equipment, etc. Foundry equipment includes autoclaves, cleaning machines,

NOTE: This plant description is based upon the wartime
use of the property prior to its designation as "Surplus". Subsequently, however, the independent disposal of the ma-

vibrators, wheelabators, and miscellaneous degreasers, dust

chinery and equipment has been authorized, and it is possible that all or part of the original machinery and equipment has
been removed.

collectors,/scrub machines, etc. Numerous items of portable tools, numerous items of carburetor testing equipment, and numerous items of test cell equipment. About 20 cranes, 520
hoists and 90,000 lin. ft. of roller conveyors.

minal sidings. Cleveland O. R. P. D.-Brochure available.

UTILITIES: City ànd local utilty companies. TRANSPORTATION: New York Central and Toledo Ter-

ing machines, and many items for magnesium and aluminum
laboratories and metal testing requirements.

Laboratory and testing equipment includes X-Ray units, test-

Ample offce furniture and equipment, cafeteria and kitchen
equipment.
ground storage tanks of large capacity. Sewers: 50,000 lin. ft. of pipeline with final disposal by county system.

UTILITIE S : Water: six wells on site. Elevated and under-

Aircraft Engine Plànt Surplus
S,600,ooO sq. ft.-ll,OO,ooO pounds aluminum casilngs per monih.
town Cincinnati.

Wright Aeronautical Corporation Lockland, Ohio.-Plancor 10. LAND: Approximately 217 acres, about 12 miles from down-

Gas-Power-Light: from local utilty company. Steam: 7 boilers in Boiler House. Cap. 424,000 # per hour. TRANSPQRTATION: Direct railroad switches at points throughout the plant connect with N. Y. C. and Pennsylvania
Railroads.

BUILDINGS: There are some 40 buildings and structures.

Cleveland O. R. P. D.-Brochure available.

OKLAHOMA
Chemical Plant-Butane 320 barrels per day.

ment. Tankage capacity-atmospheric 580,000 barrels; pressure: 27,000 barrels.

Anderson-Prichard Refining Corporation,

UTILITIES: Water pumped from Lake Duncan by pumping
Sewage disposal plant on site. Power and light, from local utilty company. Steam from plant Boiler House, containing five boilers rated at 65,000 lb. steam per hour each. Tulsa O. R. P. D.-Brochure available.
station at lake and piped to plant.

Cyril, Oklahoma.-Plancor 1036. Designed for the production of butane for the aviation gasoline program. LAND: About 0.6 acre within lessee's plant, leased. BUILDING: Compressor House extension to lessee's building. Area 1,560 sq. ft.
compressors, drums, engines, driers, accumulators, condensers,
instruments, controls, etc.
Tulsa O. R. P. D.

EQUIPMENT: Hortonsphere tanks, cooling tower, pumps,
UTILITIES: Extended from lessee's services.

Carbon Black Plant
1S,OOO,ooo Ibs. per year.

Surplus

Cabot Carbon Company,

Guymon,
Texas County, Oklahoma.-Plancor 2317.

Gasoline Refinery, 100 Octane Surplus
S,100 barrels per day.

Designed for the manufacture of carbon black. There is also
a permanent housing development for plant personneL.

Associated Refineries, Inc.
Duncan, Oklahoma.-Plancor 1059.

functional units, steel framing on brick and concrete. Also 17

LAND: About 80 acres. BUILDINGS: About 96,000 sq. ft. in some forty utilty and

foundations, steel frame, sheet iron siding and roof.

LAND: 59.29 acres, and easement for water and power line. BUILDINGS: 192 burner buildings, each 13' by 124', concrete
Shops Building, 30' by 105', ................. .3,150 sq. ft.;

dwellings, 5 and 6 rooms, and g-arages. MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Major functional units
racks, transport fleet and garage, and chemical handling equip-

concrete floor, steel frames and sash, sheet iron siding and roof.
Warehouse Building, 75' by 120', .............. .9,000 sq. ft.;

facilties, inclucle Ethyl blending plant, cooling towers, loading

are two stage fluid catalytic cracking and gas concentration unit, HF alkylation unit and isomerization unit. Accessory

concrete floor, steel frame and sash, sheet iron siding and roof. Other units total some 6,000 sq. ft. Also ten 2 bedrooin and ten 3 bedroom houses with hardwood
floors and rolled slate roofs.

MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: 96 channel type carbon

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black machines, four pulverizing machines, conveyoi: systems,

truck, etc.

tor, rotex sc:een, bucket elevators, lift trucks, electric tote
TRANSPORTATION: Siding of Chicago, Rock Island and
Tulsa O. R. P. D.-Brochure available.
Chemical Plant, Potassium Perchlorate Surplus
200 Ions per monih.

Berquist tank three pelletizing drums, scales, magnetic separa-

Aircraft Plant
2,400,000 sq. ft.

Aircraft Assembly Plant No.5,
Douglas Aircraft Company,

UTILITIES: Water from well on adjacent property, septic
tank on site. Power and light from local utilty company.

Pacific Railroad.

8 miles southeast of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.-Army.
ance 25' and 35', one story with mezzanine of 42,500 sq. ft. and

LAND: About 334 acres. BUILDINGS: Assembly No.1, area 1,654,400 sq. ft., clear-

fan deck 28,400 sq. ft. Air Conditioned. Sprinklered. Rail-

Cardox Corporation,
Claremore, Oklahoma.-Plancor 1048.

road spur through building. Hangar No.2, area 169,000 sq. ft., clearance 45', (leanto 23'). Sprinklered.

Paint Building, area 61,600 sq. ft., clearance 35', one story.
Clearance 11'.

Designed for production of potassium perchlorate by an electolytic process.

Offce, area 256,000 sq. ft. (128,000 sq. ft. in each of two floors).
Boiler House, 42,000 sq. ft., clearance 40'. All of structural

LAND: Area 2.15 acres. BUILDING: 135' by 194'; one story; area 26,700 sq. ft.; reinforced concrete framing; hollow tile walls; clearances 14',
20',38'.

steel framing and trusses with brick walls and metal deck except Offce Building which is of reinforced concrete and

brick.

Mil Building, 20,000 sq. ft., clearance 16', masonry.

chlorate cells, evaporators, crystallzers, centrifuges, dryer, pulverizer, pumps, tanks, electrodes, etc.

MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Chlorate and per-

Thirteen Warehouses, 140,000 sq. ft., classroom, 28,000 sq. ft. wood timber construction.
machines, broaching machines, borers, grinders, lathes, honing machines, planers, crimpers, brakes, benders, drop hammers,

Garage, 20,000 sq. ft., clearance 16', masonry.

NOTE: This plant description is based upon the wartime
use of the property prior to its designation as "Surplus". Subsequently, however, the independent disposal. or the ~a-

MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Dril presses, miling

chinery and equipment has been authorized, and it. is possible that all or part of the original machinery and equipment has
been removed.

hydraulic power machine, arbor presses by hydraulic press,
nace, bath salt furnace, punching and riveting machines, metal
cutting saws, paint spray booths, welding equipment, degreas-

heat treating furnaces, tempering furnaces, hardening fur-

Administration.

UTILITIES: City, local utilty company, and U. S. Power

ers, lead melting pots, pumps, electric plating equipment,

TRANSPORTATION: Siding on lessee's property adjacent to plancor site. Tulsa O. R. P. D.-Brochure available.

sewing machines, lift trucks, tanks, etc. UTILITIES: Water from 9 wells on site. Storage reservoir. Sewage disposal plant on site.
Gas, power, and light from local utilty companies.

Gasoline Refinery, 100 Octane Surplus
6,000 barrels per day.

TRANSPORTATION: Spur track connects with major lines. Tulsa O. R. P. D.-Brochure available (AP-l0).

Continental Oil Company,
Ponca City, Oklahoma.-Plancor 1042.

Aircraft Plant
2,080,000 sq. ft.

LAND: About 50 acres. BUILDINGS: Total floor area about 50,000 sq. ft. About
36 buildings and miscellaneous small units on. the site. Con-

Aircraft Assembly Plant No.3. Douglas Aircraft Company, Inc.,
2000 North Memorial Drive, Tulsa, Oklahoma.-Army.

struction generally reinforced concrete and brick.
catalytic cracking and retreatin~ unit,. HF al.kylati~n u?it, fe~d preparation and gas concentration unit and isomeriza.tion unit.

MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Includes a thermofor
and truck and railroad loading racks.

Accessory facilties include cooling tower, Ethyl blending plant,

LAND: 332 acres owned, and 752 acres leased. BUILDINGS: Assembly Building No.1, three story and fan deck, 1,553,000 sq. ft., concrete floor, concrete finish, frame of steel columns, trusses and purlins, brick walls and metal

on site, rated capacity 240,000 lbs. steam per hour.

UTILITIES: City and local utilty companies. Steam plant
TRANSPORTATION: Three spur tracks. Tulsa O. R. P. D.-Brochure available.

siding on balance, ceilng height 40', built-up asbestos felt
and gravel roof, bays generally 25' by 200', 25' by 100'.

Drop Hammer Building No.2, three story, 40,800 sq. ft., concrete floors, concrete frame, brick walls and concrete block walls, ceilng height 30', built-up roof, bays generally 25' by
Paint Shop No.3, one story, 55,780 sq. ft., construction features same as Assembly Bldg., above except ceilng height is
35', bays generally 24' by 150'.
41', 19' by 25'.

Chemical Plant, Toluene Surplus
140,000, barrels per year.

Continental Oil Company,
Ponca City, Oklahoma.-Plancor 882.

Hangar Building No.4, two-story, 175,000 sq. ft., same construction features as Assembly Bldg.

formed gasoline of others. LAND: Approximately 4.78 acres.

Designed for extracting nitration grade toluene from hydro-

Offce Building No.5, two story, 88,000 sq. ft., concrete floors,
asphalt tile finish, frame of concrete columns, steel columns, trusses and purlins above, brick and metal siding walls, ceilng

height 11'. Both floors. Maintenance Building No.6, two

BUILDINGS: Three buildings with a total floor area of

2,400 sq. ft. General construction features: reinforced con-

crete frame, floors, and roof slab; and brick filler walls.

floor.

story, 56,600 sq. ft., same construction details as Assembly Building except ceilng heights are 14' 6", 1st floor, 12' 2nd

MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Facilties consists of a
separation and extraction unit, oil heater and acce~sories.

construction detail exactly as Assembly Building. Twenty-five
additional minor buildings of miscellaneous nature, totaling

Boilerhouse Building No.7, three story, 32,400 sq. ft., same

Storage tankage includes nine cone roof tanks, with a total

capacity of 38,000 barrels; four horizontal tanks, 10' by 40';

some 80,000 sq. ft.

and two horizontal tanks, 10' by 12'.

UTILITIES: From adjacent Plancor 1042, and local utilty
company.

TRANSPORTATION: Santa Fe R. R.

flarers, heat treatment furnaces, grinders, power hammers,

ing, bending, boring, stamping, crowning, cut-off, forming, honing, and miling machines; compressors, coolers, corers, die making equipment, drils and dril presses, dryers, flangers and

MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Plating, sewing, swag-

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headers, lathes, arbor, punch and embossing presses, riveters,
plating pressure, storage and cooling tanks, cranes and hoists, locomotives and automotive equipment.
cisco Railroad.
metal and wood saws, shapers, shears, welding equipment,

Aircraft Modification Plant
6S6,OOO sq. ft.
Modification Center No. 17

UTILITIES: City and local utilty companies. TRANSPORTATION: Spur tracks of St. Louis, San FranThis plant is available for lease only.

About 12 miles southeast of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. LAND: About 149 acres.

BUILDINGS: Building No.1, Total area about 323,000 sq.
ft. as follows: First floor 262,000 sq. ft.; second floor, 61,000

Tulsa O. R. P. D.-Brochure available (AP-18).

Zinc Plant
13,000 Ions per year.

Surplus

joist purlins for hangar area. Walls of concrete. Roof over

reinforced concrete columns and beams, steel trusses and bar

sq. ft., clearance: Hangar area, 35'; center area, first floor, 12'-6"; second floor, 12'. Concrete floors, structural frame of

Eagle-Picher Mining & Smelting Company,
Henryetta, Oklahoma.-Plancor 1023.

hangar area of gypsum plank, over center area of concrete.
Sprinklered. Cafeteria to seat 300.

Designed for production of metallc zinc. LAND: Approximately 20 acres. BUILDINGS: Eleven buildings, total area about 46,000 sq. ft.

details same as No.1, except cafeteria to seat 200.

Building No.2, total area about 323,000 sq. ft., construction and
Warehouse: area, 8,000 sq. ft., one story, wood construction,

Three Furnace Buildings, structural steel frame, wood siding,
corrugated steel roof; one-story, 60' by 182' each, 10,920 sq.

clearance, 8'. Pump House: area, 2,000 sq. ft., concrete and masonry.

ft. each; clearance 9'. Waelz Feed Preparation and Kiln Feed Building, timber frame

MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Lathes, grinders, dril presses, saws, heat treat furnace, squaring power shear, tube
machine, drils, riveters, sandblast cabinet, power brake, quench

and roof; irregular shape building with ground floor 2,680 sq.
varied height 15' to 56'.

and trusses, timber and steel beams; corrugated steel siding

hand hoists, painting equipment, degreaser unit, jacks, pumps,
etc.

tank (heat treat), compressors, portble generators, scales,

ft., 440 sq. ft. intermediate platforms, 800 sq. ft. top floor;

UTILITIES: Water from water wells.
Gas, power and light from local utilty companies.

Other units total about 9,000 sq. ft. MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Numerous items includ-

ing three zinc block furnaces complete, 800 retorts each; blast

TRANSPORTATION: Spur track on site. Tulsa O. R. P. D.-Brochure available (AP-15).
Explosives Plant

gates, blower fans, retort preheating furnaces, zinc molds,

mold cars, draw cars, charge cars, scoops, screens, crushers,
scales, pumps, motors, etc.

cooling towers, rotary kiln 10' by 135' long, dust separators,

Surplus

UTILITIES: City and local utilty companies. TRANSPORTATION: Spur track of St. Louis and San Francisco R. R.

2,S30,OOO sq. fi. Oklahoma Ordnance Works,

Tulsa O. R. P. D.-Brochure available.

E. i. duPont deNemours and Company, Pryor, Mayes County, Oklahoma.-Army. LAND: About 15,845 acres.

Aircraft Modification Plant Surplus
660,000 sq. ft.

of about 2,530,000 sq. ft. The Staff Residence area, on the banks of the Grand (Neosha) River, contains twenty-five residences of one-story frame con-

BUILDINGS: Some 720 structures, with a total floor area
struction, garage building and storehouse. All buildings have

Modification Center No. 16.

Douglas Aircraft Company, Inc.,
Mingo Station, 10 miles northeast of Tulsa, Oklahoma.-Army. LAND: About 112 acres owned and about 21 acres leased.

complete service facilties.

The Dormitory area contains seventy-one dormitory buildings,

completely supplied with service facilties and vehicle parking
areas, and served by cafeteria, warehouse buildings, unloading
platforms and rail connections.

together with general service buildings, etc. This area is

BUILDINGS: North Building, area 326,400 sq. ft., (basement

ft.). Clearance in hangar, 35'; center area, first floor, 17';

6,800 sq. ft.; first floor 259,500 sq. ft.; second floor, 60,100 sq.

The Administration area (main area) contains the Main Offce Building with 76,000 sq. ft. of floor space on two floors, SuperTelephone Exchange Building, Change House, Cafeteria (11,100

second floor, 11'. Concrete floors. Structural frame is rein-

visor's Offce with approximately 3,000 sq. ft. of floor space,

forced concrete columns and beams. Steel trusses and bar joist

purlins for hangar area. Walls are concrete for the first four
ler system. Cafeteria with seating capacity of 400.

sq. ft.), Fire House, Hospital Building, Guard Quarters, and

feet and concrete blocks above. Roof deck gypsum plank in hangar area and reinforced concrete over center area. Sprink-

other miscellaneous buildings. There is a smaller Administration Area west of the main area containing an Offce Building with 18,230 sq. ft. floor area, two story, Medical Service

sq. ft.). Clearances, construction, and details' same except no cafeteria. Field offce, one story, 4,200 sq. ft., wood construction. Other buildings total about 2,000 sq. ft. MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Lathes, grinders, dril
presses, sanders, heat treat furnace, squaring power shear,

first floor, 259,500 sq. ft.; second floor, 60,100 sq. ft.; tower, 200

South Building, area, 326,600 sq. ft., (basement, 6,800 sq. ft.;

Building, Cafeteria, 10,180 sq. ft. floor area, and miscellaneous
small buildings. All buildings in the Administration Areas other than the telephone building, which is masonry, are of

wood frame construction. The Service Areas are divided into two sections: (a) adjacent
to the Acid Area at the Smokeless Powder Plant, and (b) to the Acid Area at the T.N.T. and Tetryl Plants. adjacent

tube machines, drils, riveters, sandblast cabinet, power brake, quench tank, compressors, portable generator, scales, hand hoists, painting equipment, degreaser unit, jacks, pumps, etc. NOTE: This plant description is based upon the wartime use
of the property prior to its designation as "Surplus." Subse-

In area (a) are the combined shops with 33,655 sq. ft. of floor area; Maintenance Offce Building, 10,180 sq. ft.; Locomotive
and other miscellaneous buildings.

House; two Storehouse Buildings with a total of approximately 28,500 sq. ft.; Automotive Storage Building, 11,020 sq. ft.;
In area (b) are the Box Factory, 18,280 sq. ft., General Store-

quently, however, the independent disposal of the machinery

and equipment has been authorized, and it is possible that all
removed.

or part of the original machinery and equipment has been

house, 10,420 sq. ft.; Combined Shops, 20,670 sq. ft.; Parking Garage, 11,440 sq. ft.; machinery and other storage and miscellaneous buildings. All buildings in the Service Area are of wood frame construc-

UTILITIES: City and local utilty companies.
TRANSPORTATION: Spur track of A.T. & Santa Fe. R. R.
Tulsa O. R. P. D.-Brochure available (AP-14)

tion. The major buildings in both areas are served by rail
and trucking roads.
The Explosives Storage and Shipping area (Magazine areas)

contain forty-eight Shipping Buildings, twenty-four of which have 3,240 sq. ft. floor area, and twenty-four 1,845 sq. ft. floor

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area, each. These buildings are of wood frame construction.

There are other miscellaneous buildings in the area, all served by trucking roads. The magazine area near the T.N.T. Plant contains forty-eight beehive type magazines, all widely separated and served by trucking roads. Rail connections serve the

plant substation connected with the plant's electrical distribution system and served by the Grand River Dam Authority. TRANSPORTATION: 47.7 miles of railroad and sidings on the site, served by the M. K. & T. R. R. and the Kansas, Oklahoma and Gulf R. R.

sulphuric acid concentrating buildings, and equipment for supplying the smokeless powder plant, and certain requirements of the T.N.T. Plant. The structures in this area are of perma-

loading platform at the area. The Smokeless Powder Plant comprises the following areas: The Acid area contains ammonia oxidation units, nitric and

Tulsa O. R. P. D.-Brochure available (AP-185).

Chemical Plant, Oleum Surplus
320 Ions oleum per day (Capacity expressed in lerms of
100% sulphuric acid)

pulp dry houses. All buildings in this area are of wood frame
construction.
The Nitrating area contains buildings and equipment for the

nent type, steel frame and concrete, the buildings generally having side walls and roofing of corrugated asbestos. Buildings and much of the equipment are of special design and construction. The Cotton area contains one wood pulp and three cotton storehouses, each with 23,040 sq. ft. floor area; also cotton and

Ozark Chemical Defense Corporation,
Tulsa, Oklahoma.-Plancor 742.

LAND: Area 3.4 acres, leased, and on easement. BUILDINGS: Total area about 16,335 sq. ft.

nitration of cotton and wood pulp, nitrating houses, of special

design with steel frames and corrugated asbestos walls and roofs; boilng tub houses, pulping houses, poacher tub houses, blending tub and wringer houses, all of wood frame construc-

miscellaneous structures; brick, concrete, steel and timber construction. MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Sulphur melters, hoppers, agitators, sulphur burners, drying towers, gas filters, converters, water softening plant, gas coolers, tanks, pumps, in-

Six principal buildings, three minor buildings and several

struments, cooling tower, etc.

tion, as well as miscellaneous smaller buildings and connecting

structures. The Powder manufacturing area is immediately adjacent to
less powder.

the nitrating area and contains buildings and equipment for forming, manufacturing, processing, and packing the smoke-

UTILITIES: City and local utilty companies. TRANSPORTATION: Two sidings on site. This plant has been leased for a period of five years. Negotiations may be entered into for its purchase subject to the provisions of the lease in effect.

The Acid area is somewhat similar to that of the smokeless powder plant, and is adjacent to the T.N.T. and tetryl areas which it serves. It contains åmmonia oxidation, and ammonia
and acid storage facilties, nitric and sulphuric acid concentrating facilties, and the sellte plant, change house, and labo-

The T.N.T. Plant comprises these areas:

Tulsa O. R. P. D.-Brochure available.

Coal Mine
21S,OOO Ions per year.

Surplus

ratory of special permanent design. The T.N.T.manufacturing area contains buildings and equipment for nitrating toluene, and the manufacturing and packing of T.N.T. The buildings are relatively small, of special design and construction, and widely separated to comply with safety requirements.

also .

Sheffeld Steel Corporation,

Lone Star Steel Company,

McAlester, Oklahoma.-Plancor 1507, Carbon No.5.
Designed for the production of coal for metallurgical coke.

one manway and two airways.

The development consists of four portals, one haulage slope,
acres of mineral rights of coal land.

turing area in the design and construction of its specialpurpose buildings, which are small, widely separated, and connected by covered walkways or ramps. MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Some principal items are autoclaves, absorption columns, A.O.P. units complete, compressors, condensers, coolers, filters, separators, tanks, motors,
pumps, instruments, bleaching columns, nitric acid concentrating units, sulphuric acid concentrating units, crystallzing

The Tetryl area is somewhat similar to the T.N.T. manufac-

LAND: Approximately 176 acres of surface land, and 1,585
Boiler House, Warehouse, Hoist House, Pump Houses, Garage,

BUILDINGS: Twenty structures, including Tipple, Washer,

etc. Total area about 16,000 sq. ft., with construction generally

of brick and timber and corrugated iron. MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Mining hoists, locomotives, coal loaders, conveyors, mine cars, coal drils, rock drils,

kettles, powder mixers, preheaters, furnaces, gassifiers, heater units, hoppers, nitrators, blocking presses, dehydrating presses, vertical finishing block presses, solvent recovery units, ether and alcohol recovery units, refrigeration systems, sellte plant, scales, conveyors, handling equipment, storage tank farms, etc.
Numerous items of laboratory and testing equipment including

mining machines and complete equipment for the coal washing

plant. Auxilary equipment such as boilers, air compressors,
rock dusting machines, etc. UTILITIES: Domestic water supply from wells on mine site.
Process water supply from 2,000,000-gallon storage pond aug-

balances, calibration baths, bomb test equipment, oscilagraph,
eters, etc. Also offce furniture and equipment, hospital equip-

chronographs, electric furnaces, ovens, microscopes, pulsom-

eters, receiver, rotameters, scleroscope, recording thermomment, cafeteria equipment and a complete complement of shop

Sewage disposal plant consists of one 5,000-gallon septic tank with tile laterals in disposal field. Power and light from local utilty company. TRANSPORTATION: Kansas City Southern R. R. loading,
unloading and storage tracks.

mented by wells.

and maintenance equipment, including machine tools.

Tulsa O. R. P. D.-Brochure available.

plant, water treatment and softening plant, and pumping units
with distributing system to all parts of the developed areas

UTILITIES: Water from two raw water reservoirs, a filter

Coal Mine
215,000 Ions per year.
Sheffeld Steel Corporation,

Surplus

the Grand River. These installations are of permanent design
and construction.

of the project. Water supply is obtained by pumping from

also
Lone Star Steel Company,

Sewage and waste disposal facilties are ample. General and
sanitary wastes are treated in two project disposal plants, one

less Powder Area. Septic tanks are installed to handle wastes from outlying buildings. Acid wastes are treated in an acid neutralizing plant. Power is supplied by the project Power Plant, a well designed,

located in the Tetryl area and the other located in the Smoke-

coke.

McAlester, Oklahoma.-Plancor 1507, Carbon No.4. Designed for the production of coal suitable for metallurgical

LAND: Approximately 146 acres of surface land, and approximately 2,336 acres of coal lands.
Boiler House, Wash House, Oil House, Pump Houses, Shop, Sub

BUILDINGS: Fourteen structures, including Hoist House,

asbestos walls and roof. It has six boilers with a total rated
capacity of 960,000 pounds of steam per hour, and four 5,000 kw. steam turbo-generating units. There is a 28,000 k.v.a.

permanent structure of steel and concrete with corrugated

brick, timber, corrugated iron. MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Mining hoists, locomo-

Station, etc. Total area about 11,000 sq. ft. Construction of

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tives, coal loaders, conveyors, mine cars, coal drils, rock drils,

compressors, rock dusting machines, etc. UTILITIES: Water from deep well, stored in pond reservoir
holding 15,000,000 gallons. Sewage disposal facilties on site.

mining machines. Auxilary equipment such as boilers, air
TRANSPORTATION: Missouri, Kansas, and Texas Railroad runs through the site. Tulsa O. R. P. D.-Brochure available.

mat

others.) BUILDINGS: Plant consists of a rotary dump, washer, Boiler

ely 2,938 acres of coal land. (Surface lands owned by

House, Shop, Garage, Offces and Warehouse, and other facilties necessary for the independent functioning of the mine.

Total floor area of buildings about 17,000 sq. ft. Construction of concrete, brick, timber, corrugated iron. MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Mining hoists, locomotives, coal loaders, conveyors, mine cars, coal drils, rock drils,

Coal Mine
43S,OOO Ions per year.

Surplus

mining machines and complete equipment for the coal washing plant. Auxilary equipment such as boilers, air compres-

Sheffeld Steel Corporation,

also Lone Star Steel Company, McAlester, Oklahoma.-Plancor 1507, (McCurtain).
coke.

sors, rock dusting machines, etc. UTILITIES: Domestic water from San Bois Lake. Industrial
and fire water is pumped from 2,000,000 gallon storage pond.

Designed for the production of coal suitable for metallurgical
LAND: Approximately 461 acres of surface land and approxi-

Sewage disposal facilties on site. Power and light from local
utilty company.

Tulsa O. R. P. D.-Brochure available.

OREGON
Acetylene Plant
1,200,00 cu. ft. per monih.

Sold

Air Reduction Sales Company,
Portland, Oregon.-Plancor 1373.

Aluminum Plant Surplus for disposal. . Portland O. R. P. D.-Brochure available.
128,0,00 pounds' of aluminum per year.

piping, electric tow cleaner, dehydrators, straw elevator, jack frames with spindles, gauge slaubers, wet twister machine. UTILITIES: Well on site, also small clear lake on adjacent property. Power and light from local utilty company. Portion of this plant classified "Agricultural" and so assigned

Aluminum Company of America,
Troutdale, Oregon.-Plancor 226-0.

Alumina Plant (Experimental)
36,000,000 Ibs. per year.

Designed for production of aluminum ingot and carb9n electrodes used in the reduction process.

LAND: 590 acres. BUILDINGS: Total area 825,000 sq. ft. Approximately sixty different buildings,. inclu~in~ Rectifier
Station Pot Rooms, Transformer Service Buildmg, Pump

Columbia Metal Corporation, also
Chemical Construction Corporation,
Salem, Oregon.-Plancor 1865. Designed to produce alumina from clay on an experimental

Shops ~nd Storage Buildings.

Houses' General Offce, Boiler House, Laboratories, Various

basis.

framing with protected metal siding. MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Process equipment includes 48 Westinghouse Ignition Rectifiers, 512 reduction pots, electric furnaces and equipment for casting alloyed ingots,
carbon mixers, carbon presses, carbon bake unit. Numerous
miscellaneous items. Silver bus bars must be removed.

Pot Rooms, 8 buildings each 34,000 sq. ft. Structural steel

LAND: 100 acres. BUILDINGS: Total area about 208,000 sq. ft. Process building, Administration and Service Buildings of concrete, steel and brick construction.

MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Highly specialized equip-

UTILITIES: Water wells and sewage disposal plant on site.
Power and light, Bonnevile Power Administration. TRANSPORTATION: Sidings by Union Pacific R. R.

known as the aqueous bisulphate alumina process. UTILITIES: Water from wells on site and Wiliamette River. Power and light from Bonnevile Power Administration. TRANSPORTATION: Spur track from Oregon Electric Railway Company.

ment designed to produce alumina from clay by a method

This plant has been l~ased for. a period of 5 y,ears. Negotiations may be entered into for its purchase subject to the proviions of the lease in effect. Portland O. R. P. D.-Brochure available.

Portland O. R. P. D.-Brochure available.

Steel Foundry
12,000 Ions caslings per year.

Surplus

Flax Processing Plant Surplus
33,600 sq. fi.
Approved Flax Company,

Columbia Steel Castings Company,
Portland, Oregon.-Plancor 1617.

Designed to augment lessee's production of steel castings for
use in ship construction.

About nine miles north and west of Eugene, Oregon.Plan

cor 1855.

Designed for production of flax fibre and semi-finished yarn. LAND: Approximately 30 acres. BUILDINGS: Spinning Mil and Offce Building, overall dimenconst~uction, rustic siding; clearance 18' in center bay, 8' to 14'

LAND: 4% acres. BUILDINGS: Six buildings, total area 76,000 sq. ft.; structural steel and wood framing, sheet metal siding. Main Foundry, 82' by 740'; 60,700 sq. ft. plus balcony 5,000 sq. ft.

sions 120' by 80/; area 9,600 sq. ft.; mil type wood frame
in outside bays.

MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: 25-ton lectromelt steel furnace, annealing ovens, core drying oven, mixing mils, sand
cleaning, molding and handling machines, etc. Also three 20ton bridge cranes.

construction; without side walls. Six Retting Tanks, reinforced concrete; each tank 60' by 20'. MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Scutcher, exhaust fan and

Shed for Storage, 300' by 80'; height 9' at eaves; all frame

NOTE: This plant description is based upon the wartime use of the property prior to its designation as "Surplus". Subse-

quently, however, the independent disposal of the machinery

and equipment has been authorized, and it is possible that all

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or part of the original machinery and equipment has been

removed.

Cold Storage Plant

UTILITIES: City and local utilty companies. TRANSPORTATION: Spur track of Union Pacific Railroad. Portland O. R. P. D.-Brochure available.
Commercial Iron Works, On West bank of the Wilamette River, At the foot of S. W. Gibbs Street,
Portland, Oregon.-Nobs-75 & 489.

200,0 sq. fi.
Northwestern Ice and Cold Storage Company,
Portland, Oregon.-Plancor 2145.

Shipyard Surplus

Designed to provide facilities for quick freezing and cold storage. LAND: City block of 0.92 acres.
klered. Three 8,000 lb. capacity elevators. MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Five ammonia compressors, with required accessory equipment.

BUILDING: An existing building of four stories and basement, 200' by 200', brick walls, timber wood framing. Sprin-

Consists of four covered shipways for new construction, an outfitting dock, a conversion and repair dock, and a side haul
marine railway. Yard is complete with the necessary admin-

istration buildings, shops, warehouses, assembly slabs, storage
areas and utilties. Marine railway is a sidehaul ship railway

UTILITIES: City and local utilty companies. Portland O. R. P. D.-Brochure available.
Ice Plant
2S0 Ion. per day.

of 3,000 ton nominal capacity. LAND: About 43 acres, with frontage of 3,600' on river. Land
is leased.

BUILDINGS: Mold Loft (19,500 sq. ft.), 2 Ship sheds, each 20,000 sq. ft., Warehouse and Offce, 24,500 sq. ft., Outfitting
and utilty units. Mostly of frame construction.

Northwestern Ice and Cold Storage Company,

Shop Building, 18,000 sq. ft., and numerous shops, maintenance
pressors, bending slabs, motor generator sets, welding equip-

68 S. E. Washington Street,
Portland, Orègon.-Plancor 1812.

MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Machine tools, air com-

LAND: Lot 100' by 200' or nearly % acre.

machines. Also crawler crane, one 25-ton bridge crane, flat cars, one 40-ton, one 36-ton, and one 20-ton gantry crane, jib cranes. UTILITIES: City and local utilty companies. TRANSPORTATION: Spur tracks of Southern Pacific Railroad. Portland O. R. P. D.-Brochure available (NP-57).
36,000 sq. ft.
Hyster Company,

ment, acetylene generators, metal cutting saws, pipe bending

BUILDING: Total area 30,200 sq. ft., 100'by 200' with part basement and part second floor. First floor area 16,700 sq. ft.; second floor 3,900 sq. ft.; basement 9,600 sq. ft.; wood frame
bridge cranes and one 2-ton elevator.

structure, cement stucco outside walls. Contains two 8-ton

MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT: Consists of two complete ice plants: one 200 hp and one 100 hp motors, York compressor, two ammonia condensers, ammonia receiver, tanks and accessories; one double acting "Ball" ice machine, consisting of comaccessories.

pressors, motors, ammonia receiver, brine coolers and all
UTILITIES: City and local utilty company. Portland O. R. P. D.-Brochure available.

Machine Assembly Plant Surplus
also
Wilamette-Hyster Company,
Portland, Oregon.-Plancor 2126.

Shipyard Surplus
Oregon Shipbuilding Company,

Designed to augment lessee's space for assembly of lift trucks, etc.
LAND: About 0.835 acre. .

BUILDING: 125' by 288', wood frame construction; clearance

31' to bottom chord of center span, 17' in side spans. Contains one 10-ton overhead traveling crane, 50' span.

UTILITIES: City and local utilty companies. TRANSPORTATION: Siding of Union Pacific R. R. Portland O. R. P. D.-Brochure available.
Kaiser Company,

Portland, Oregon.-Maritime. LAND: 330 acres (33 acres under water included). BUILDINGS AND STRUCTURES: Plate Shop (142,000 sq. ft.), Assembly Building (273,000 sq. ft.), Steel and corrugated iron. Machine Shop (21,000 sq. ft.) Mold Loft (67,000 sq. ft.), Administration (95,000 sq. ft.), Dock Shop No.1 (95,000 sq. ft.), Dock Shop No.2 (54,000 sq. ft.), New Pipe Shop (45,000 sq. ft.), New Warehouse (217,00