Camp Grant - The Mess and Birds Eye Views - WW1 Cantonment - 1917
Below are photographs of the mess hall, Army banking ovens, birds eye view of the camp, Base Hospital and Hospital Train and Remount Station and Blacksmith School.
Photograph 07: A typical view of mess hall in barracks
Photograph 08: Army baking ovens, which supply the men with an abundance of fresh bread.
Photograph 09: Bird's eye view taken from the axis of Camp Grant, showing quarters
of infantry and artillery; the low buildings being quarters for the officers. (Click on image for larger view)
Photograph 10: Base Hospital and Hospital Train, comprising 61 buildings equipped for every emergency. Engineering quarters in the distance.
Photograph 11: Remount Station where 5000 horses and mules can be cared for, to provide mounts and draft animals for Camp Grant division. In connection with the Remount
Station is a school for blacksmiths. These buildings cover 15 acres.
Photograph 12: View of rifle range. Shooting from 300 yard range.