National and State Register

Ammunition Igloo

Jefferson County

The Ammunition Igloo was constructed in 1940 as part of a Works Progress Administration project and is also significant for its design.  

A view of the stone building in black and white.

Ammunition Igloo (1991 photograph.)

The bunker-like structure consists of a concrete arch with an earth covering.  The exposed stone façade, of native basalt, features a stepped parapet with concrete coping.  Listed under Historic Resources of Camp George West Multiple Property Submission.