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Camp Dix Pictorial - Raising the Barraks - November, 1917

End Framing Lying on Ground

Photograph 06-01: 15:00 Hours: No. 1 - The end-framing wall is lying on the ground.

The end-wall framing is nearing its position

Photograph 06-02: 15:02 Hours: No. 2 - Two men are climbing the corner posts.

Two men are climbing the corner posts

Photograph 06-03: 15:04 Hours: No. 3 - The end-wall framing is gradually going up.

The end-wall framing is gradually going up

Photograph 06-04: 15:14 Hours: No. 4 - The end-wall framing is nearing its position.

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Photograph 06-05: 15:15 Hours: No. 5 - The two men are nailing it to the side-wall framing.

Unloading Lumber within a few feet of where it goes into buildings

Photograph 06-06: Unloading Lumber within a few feet of where it goes into building one of Camp Dix's many structures . For buildings further away from the rails, the lumber would be loaded onto wagons and pulled by horses to the intended location for the new building within the camp. See How to Build a Barrack for additional photographs and information about this process.

A Load of Fresh Provisions from Philadelphia

Photograph 06-07: Not "Somewhere in France" - But en route between Camp Dix and Philadelphia, bringing in a load of fresh provisions

Fire Protection at Camp Dix

Photograph 06-08: Fire Protection at Camp Dix - One of the three latest type motor engines

The Cafeteria Located in Section 7

Photograph 06-09: The Cafeteria Located in Section 7 - At which the contractors' and government clerks, timekeepers and other office men ate their meals.  Owing to the noon rush a line was usually formed about 12 Noon.

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