Historic Hempstead Plains - Nassau County, Long Island

1930's powerplant at the South West Corner of Mitchel Field.


Fire damaged building - It was a power plant. It was built in the 1930's. One of the steam engine 35 rebuilders indicated it contained a boiler. On 9/9/1999, the building was half way to being totally demolished. Bit by bit the past disappears. I will add some more pictures later.
Panoramic of the area on the East side of the building..

The above picture shows the steam piping. The building is only half demolished at this point. Writing on one of the walls indicates a "plant b" so there were probably two power plants. The original base heating plant (ca 1918) was near North Hall or roughly near Mitchel field's long gone post office building.


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