Cable Station Demolition

The Historic Cable Station Housing Complex was demolished in October of 2013
By direction of the Fish and Wildlife Service
One of Five Cable Station Buildings was partially restored

GAO Report – June 2, 2016 – Stated – “Cable Houses – Eligible for inclusion in the National Register of Historic Places
The mess hall was built by the Commercial Pacific Cable Company in 1903 for the employees who operated the relay stations for the first trans-Pacific telegraph line. It is eligible for inclusion in the National Register of Historic Places. U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service officials said that the building is not in use and cannot be restored.”

These historic structures were demolished without consultation with the IMMF,
as required by Public Law 106-113.

Cable Houses # 619, 623, 626 and 628 were demolished
Cable House # 643 was saved and partially restored

Photo Credit – NW Demolition And Environmental


Photo Credit – NW Demolition And Environmental

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