The Barcroft Station was built in 1951.
The photos below were taken during the construction of the main
quonset hut building summer, 1951.
A larger version of some photos may be obtained by clicking on the photo itself.
Barcroft Station, soon after construction in 1951
Barcroft Station in 1956, as seen from airplane
by 1957 there were more buildings
by 1963 the dome was constructed above Barcroft. The infrared telescope was used to measure the surface temperature of the moon, planets, and some stars.
This photo was taken in 1963