Gypsumville, MB
Site #: R-26, C-49
AC&W #: 47 Radar Squadron (RCAF)
Callsign:  
Construction Dates: Start: May 1961
  End: November 1962
Operational Date: 23 January 1964
SAGE Operational: 23 January 1964
Radar Equipment: Search: FPS-27
  Height: FPS-26, FPS-507
Closure Date: 17 July 1987

GYPSUMVILLE

 

Serial

Description

Cost

1

Clearing & Grubbing

$20,000

2

Roads, Walks & Parking Areas & Drainage

298,500

3

Fencing

39,800

4

Rail Spur Line

4,000

5

Fuel Storage & Handling Facilities

72,000

6

Sewage Treatment Plant & Collector System

258,000

7

Water Treatment Plant, Pumping & Storage & Distribution System

372,000

8

Underground Heating Distribution System

230,000

9

Electrical Distribution, Street Lighting, & Fire Alarm System including Electrical Distribution to Operational Facilities

380,000

10

Gate and Guard House and Two Gate Houses

25,000

11

Administrative/Hospital Building

130,000

12

Combined Mess Building

275,000

13

Combined Quarters Building

316,000

14

Combined Mobile Equipment/Unit Supply Building

128,000

15

Combined Construction Engineering/Fire Hall Building

111,000

16

5-Class School Building

140,000

17

Combined Chapel Building

87,000

18

Combined Heating/Power Plant Building

650,000

19

Mobile Homes, 90 units at $11,600 (including transportation, foundations, and hooking to services)

1,044,000

21

FPS-26 Height Finder Radar Tower

300,000

22

FPS-6 Height Finder Tower (foundations only – Technical equipment and tower from US sources)

20,000

23

FPS-27 Search Radar Tower

800,000

24

Telephone Building

134,000

25

SAGE Annex Building

265,000

26

Ground to Air Transmitter and Receiver Building including Antenna Foundations

175,000

27

Grading and Landscaping

20,000

28

Sports Field Facilities  
 

TOTAL

$6,544,300

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