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Catalog Number 2012.082.35
Collection M.V.T.I. Collection
Object Name Print, Photographic
Description M.V.T.I. inventory of buildings in 1952. Former Fort Preble building #71. Building 71 had the Fire Control Tower incorporated within it. There was a sophisticated instrument located in the tower that could follow enemy vessels and direct the fire of the battery. The building is no longer there, but the concrete tower stands on the site with a marker dedicating it to the Coast Artillery.
Date 1952
Search Terms Fort Preble
Maine Vocational Technical Institute
Subjects Forts & fortifications
Towers
Site # 148
Site Name Southern Maine Community College