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Barracks housed military personnel or general inductees. These were specialized building constructed specifically for military use and later decommissioned for other uses.
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Abandoned
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U.S. Barracks Windows
Angel Island Segway Tour
Perimeter Road, Angel Island, California
(Photo posted Tuesday 3 June 2008)
(Photo taken 14:08:50 Sunday 20 April 2008)
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These barracks were the old Angel Island Immigration Station. The Chinese Exclusionary Act of 1882, revised several times, led to the construction of this Immigration Station. It was allegedly built to keep Chinese from coming into the U.S. to stay. This immigration station was active from 1910-1940 and has recently been restored.


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Open Window
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U.S. Barracks Windows
Angel Island Segway Tour
Perimeter Road, Angel Island, California
(Photo posted Tuesday 3 June 2008)
(Photo taken 14:10:12 Sunday 20 April 2008)
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These two open windows were part of the old quarters of Ft. McDowell East Garrison. This shot was taken in the year just before restoration was begun.


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Bricked Over
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U.S. Barracks Windows
Ft. Point internal link San Francisco, California
(Photo posted Friday 25 March 2011)
(Photo taken 14:24:38 Saturday 9 August 2008)
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This window was in the barracks section of Ft. Point in San Francisco and just under the Golden Gate Bridge. It had steel shutters that were close to form a firing shield, but the opening was now bricked over.


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Plastic Covered Window
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U.S. Barracks Windows
Ft. Point internal link San Francisco, California
(Photo posted Friday 25 March 2011)
(Photo taken 14:50:58 Saturday 9 August 2008)
© 2011 Bryan Costales
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One of the windows in the fort had been covered with plastic. Barely visible outside was San Francisco Bay.


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