Quonset Huts

"Looking like giant corrugated tin cans sawed in half and lying on their sides" is how Leff describes these homely, utilitarian buildings that date to the beginning of World War II and met a need for a structure that could be shipped in light-weight pieces and easily assembled on-site. They are uncommon today, but a cluster of seven remains at Route 322 and Clark Street in the Milldale section of Southington.
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( David K. Leff / August 9, 2012 )

"Looking like giant corrugated tin cans sawed in half and lying on their sides" is how Leff describes these homely, utilitarian buildings that date to the beginning of World War II and met a need for a structure that could be shipped in light-weight pieces and easily assembled on-site. They are uncommon today, but a cluster of seven remains at Route 322 and Clark Street in the Milldale section of Southington.

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