Media Category: Structures

Barracks, hospitals, ware houses, tanks etc.

Zo622

Zo622

Zo622. There was a bridge to cross, over a side ravine, to reach the Philippine Government Vault. During the TWO BATTLES OF CORREGIDOR, 1942 and 1945 the bridge got destroyed.

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Zo621

Zo621

Zo621. A cropped section of the 1936 Fort Mills map on Corregidor Island showing the Insular Government Reservation. We post war visitors just called it the Government Ravine.

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Zo624

Zo624

Zo624. This is the gate to Philippine Insular Government Vault in Fort Mills, on Corregidor Island before the war. My friend fots2 is another great contributor to the Corregidor forum and provided this picture which is also posted in the above URL which I repeat here:
https://corregidor.proboards.com/thread/1002/corregidor-myths-legends?page=4

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Zo617

Zo617

Zo617. The solar lights of the Eternal Flame are fully operational. Photo, curtesy of CFI, it is a March 2020 image, I believe.

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Zo618

Zo618

Zo618. The solar lights of the Eternal Flame are fully operational. Photo, curtesy of CFI, it is a March 2020 image, I believe.

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Z1fots095

Z1fots095

Z1fots095. This picture is shot from near the west entrance to the Malinta Hill Tunnel on Corregidor Island but it also shows the place where the Fort Mills Saluting Battery was and after the war it served as the place for the flagpole for the new Corregidor U.S. Command.

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Ze079

Ze079

Ze079. The location of Cable Hut No.5 in the former Fort Mills on Corregidor Island on the 1936 Fort Mills Facility Drawing.

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Ze078

Ze078

Ze078. The entrance to Cable Hut No.5 in the former Fort Mills on Corregidor Island.

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Ze082

Ze082

Ze082. Cable Hut No.5 in the former Fort Mills on Corregidor Island has a tunnel that runs north under the previous construction rail track and now under the road to Topside. I am in the tunnel and the view is back to where I entered. The brackets, apparently were for the cables to run on thru the tunnel or culvert.

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Ze081

Ze081

Ze081. Cable Hut No.5 in the former Fort Mills on Corregidor Island has a tunnel that runs north under the previous construction rail track and now under the road to Topside. The other end is now closed with earth and so far we did not find the other end.

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