Fort Scex: Plan                             

Plan fort Scex

Year of construction:  1911 - 14   1915 - 24   1935 - 36   1938 - 39   1940 - 46   1948 - 52     +     = 1940 - 46

Legend (State in 1995)

  1  Artillery casemate
      'Galerie du Scex'
      (2 x 7,5 cm gun L30 1903/18)

  2  Artillery casemate 'Ermitage'
      (1 x 7,5 cm gun L30 1903/22)

  3  'Poterne' and flanking
      machine gun positions
      (4 x fortress machine gun)

  4  Ammunition magazine

  5  Battalion fire control centre

  6  Officer's dormitorys, offices
      (formerly battery fire control
      centres) and 
      command post of the fort

  7  Command post 
      (formerly infirmary)

  8  Transmission centre

  9  Radio station
      (formerly 90 cm searchlight)

10  Water reservoir (330'000 litres)

11  Machine room

12  Fuel reservoir (4 x 12'000 litres)

13  Engine cooling

14  Kitchen

15  Dining-rooms on two floors

16  Officer's dining-room and
  
    officer's dormitory on two floors,
    
  post office

17    Dormitory

17a  Dormitory (formerly infirmary)

18    Lavatorys

19    Entrance from 1922 and
  
      aerial ropeway

20    Emergency exit
        (entrance 1912)

21    Connecting gallery to the
        'Grotte aux Fées' 
        (the approx. 480 meters long)

22    'Grotte aux Fées'
  
      'Galerie des Morts'

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