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Tennessee Eastman Company - old quonset lodge - Kingsport, TN
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member vhasler
N 36° 29.968 W 082° 36.470
17S E 356003 N 4040550
Quick Description: The "old" lodge for Tennessee Eastman Company (TEC) was a set of four quonset huts joined together.
Location: Tennessee, United States
Date Posted: 11/1/2008 11:12:24 AM
Waymark Code: WM52MX
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Team Smokey
Views: 17

Long Description:
Tennessee Eastman Company, formerly part of Eastman Kodak, maintains a company recreational area at the base of Bays Mountain in Kingsport, TN. The "old" lodge was constructed after WWII using a set of quonset huts to provide a large meeting area and kitchen facility. I remember when I joined the company twenty years ago that our first group meeting was a dinner held here. Company clubs and groups used the facility and nearby picnic grounds for years until the company decided it had $5M to build a pair of "new" lodges. The "old" lodge appears to be a storage shed at this time, but still in good condition.

Google Earth has a nice area shot of this quonset hut complex.
Additions:
chimney - no longer used - covered up inside


Hut Type: Multiple Utility Building

Is the Quonset Hut currently in use?: Yes

Physical Address:
404 Bays Mountain Road
Kingsport, TN USA


Year of fabrication (if known): Not listed

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