Kodiak Alaska Military History

Technical Searchlight Shelters 9, 10 and
Distant Electric Control
Midway Point, Chiniak

Introduction

Midway point is accessable by auto very close to the main Chiniak highway. It is not shown on any of our on-line maps. The property owner is unknown but it is NOT Lesnoi.


Photos by J. Stevens March 2000


DEC bunker on left, Searchlight No. 9, view from top of Searchlight No. 10.

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DEC bunker

Details from the Annex

This is site No. 6, Exhibit 47B. The DEC is also marked "DUB. STA." Elevation of S/L No. 9 is 50 feet. Elevation of S/L No. 10 is 63 feet. Other buildings just across the road shown on Exhibit 29B include a powder house, a latrine, two Quonset huts, a mess and a Yakutat hut.


updated 2001 April 9

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