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Poston, AZ Japanese Internment Camp barrack (0720)

Poston, AZ Japanese Internment Camp barrack (0720)
Not far from the memorial to the internment camp, a building that almost certainly was part of the original internee quarters on the camp. After the internment camps were closed, the buildings were turned over to the local communities and many were converted to other uses. This building is of the same shape and construction of internment camp buildings, including having a very large open interior and the foundation of vertical beams resting on concrete pads. One difference from other internment camp buildings in other areas is that the original buildings usually had exteriors of simple tar paper; it looks like this one may have had wood siding added at some later date.

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James Ruddy
James Ruddy
Nice series on the camp...looks like you forgot to turn that light off :)
3 years ago.
Don Barrett (aka DBs travels)
Don Barrett (aka DBs…
I found it odd, there didn't appear to be any electricity, so I'd assume that was the light shining through.
3 years ago.
James Ruddy
James Ruddy
Ghost lights sound more interesting than sunlight.
3 years ago.