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Camp Grant - Training and Camp Buildings - WW1 Cantonment - 1917

Scenes of troops training and important buildings around the Cantonment. Camp Grant's Visitors arrive in a steady stream of motor cars.

Drill in Signalling

Photograph 25: Drill in Signaling

Green recruits practicing mounting on wooden horses

Photograph 26: Green recruits practicing mounting on wooden horses

This is typical of the constant stream of visitors to Camp Grant

Photograph 27: This is typical of the constant stream of visitors to Camp Grant.

One of the 59 varieties of steam heating plants

Photograph 28: One of the 59 varieties of steam heating plants which furnish the heat carried through 32 miles of pipe necessary to heat the 1520 buildings.

Incinerating plant

Photograph 29: Incinerating plant with a capacity of 30,000 pounds of garbage daily. No unnecessary waste is permitted and the waste is converted into soap greases and fertilizers.

C. B. & Q. Depot at Camp Grant

Photograph 30: C. B. & Q. Depot at Camp Grant

 

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