Quonset huts first housed WWII soldiers, then civilians

The former Chuck Wagon Cafe, Third Street and North Avenue, was constructed from a Quonset hut and advertised as a tourist rendezvous. It had two dining rooms: the Gun Room and the Lariat Room.



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The former Chuck Wagon Cafe, Third Street and North Avenue, was constructed from a Quonset hut and advertised as a tourist rendezvous. It had two dining rooms: the Gun Room and the Lariat Room.

Over the years, the Quonset hut, which made its debut as a military building during World War II, has been one of the best examples of re-use of a building. It could be the poster child for…




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