Rocky Flats Plant - Building #51/Building #551; Building #556


Address: Rocky Flats Environmental Technology Site, Hwy. 93, Golden 80402

Designed and built by the Austin Co. of Cleveland, Ohio, in 1953, this two-story, flat-roofed, 45,340 sq. ft. building was used as a warehouse and fabrication shop for metal cleaning, welding, cutting, and threading. The building is "L"-shaped with concrete exterior walls on a poured concrete foundation. The wing on the east side is of concrete block. In 1962, Building #556 was added to the east side of the structure. Building #556 is a small rectangular metal building on a concrete foundation.
Quad Map/Date: Louisville, 1965 (1979)
Sec/Town/Range: S10 & 11; T2S, R70W
Elevation: c. 6000
Source: Historic Building Inventory Record #5JF1014.51, 1995, Colorado Historical Society.
 


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