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TOUR DATA REPOSITORY


The Virtual Interactive Self-guided Tour Algorithm (V.I.S.T.A.) is a compilation of information designed to help provide visitors a tour experience.  The history office is responsible for updating all tour information for the public.  This information is made available on this page for use.  Here, you can find digital brochures, digital media, downloadable tour files, and information regarding various sites on Rock Island Arsenal.  The history office also maintains this information for staff rides and other historic experiences such as tours and education.

BROCHURES


Name File Type Size Version Date
Rock Island Arsenal: Installation Guide .pdf 2.4 MB 2.0.F1 202210135539
Rock Island Arsenal: Memorial Field Guide .pdf 1.4 MB 1.7.RC3 202002121343
Rock Island Arsenal: Residences .pdf 3.1 MB 1.0 RC2 202204281328

G.I.S. / VIRTUAL TOUR FILES


Name File Type Size Version Date
Rock Island Arsenal: Installation Tour .kmz 46 KB 1.7.RC1 202001210908
Rock Island Arsenal: Memorial Field Tour .kmz 47 KB 1.7.RC1 202001210907

POINTS OF INTEREST


Installation

Name Tour Point
Old Moline Bridge Installation 1
D. B. Sears Dam Installation 2
Rock Island National Cemetery Installation 3
Gravesite of Colonel Thomas J. Rodman Installation 4
Tank Test Track Installation 5
Rock Island Confederate Cemetery Installation 6
Old Post Cemetery Installation 7
Memorial Field Installation 9
Original Stone Shops Installation 10
Confederate POW Camp Installation 11
Sundial and Fort Flagler Installation 12
Quarters One Installation 13
Golf Club House Installation 14
Lion's Head Bridge and Artificial Lake Installation 15
Rock Island Arsenal Museum Installation 16
World War I Era Storage Facilities Installation 17
Colonel Davenport House Installation 18
1856 Bridge Pier Installation 19
Clock Tower Building Installation 20
Mississippi River Visitors Center Installation 21
Government Bridge Installation 22
Locks and Dam 15 Installation 23
Manufacturing Center Installation 25
Ordnance Storage and Loading Installation 26
Ammunition Plant Installation 27
Hydroelectric Power Plant and Dam Installation 28
Wing Dam Installation 29
Fort Armstrong Replica Blockhouse Installation 31


* The The Rodman Gun appeared in the Version 1 of the Installation-wide self-guided tour at point number 5. In Version 2, it has been moved to the "Ordnance of Rock Island Arsenal."


Ordnance of Rock Island Arsenal

Name Tour Point Fact Sheet
M115 8 IN Howitzer Memorial Field 1
Type 59-1 130 MM Gun Memorial Field 2
M4A3 Sherman Medium Tank Memorial Field 4
M50 Ontos 106 MM Anti-Tank Gun Memorial Field 5
M51 Skysweeper 75 MM Anti-Aircraft Gun Memorial Field 6
M1 Bofors 40 MM Anti-Tank Gun Memorial Field 7
D-44 85 MM Anti-Tank Gun Memorial Field 8
M2A1 105 MM Howitzer Memorial Field 9
XM123 155 MM Howitzer Memorial Field 10
XM124E2 105 MM Howitzer Memorial Field 11
L119 105 MM Gun Memorial Field 12
M198 155 MM Howitzer Memorial Field 13
T131 280 MM Heavy Motorized Gun Memorial Field 14
M114 155 MM Howitzer Memorial Field 15
M2A2 Terra-Star 105 MM Howitzer Memorial Field 16
T88 7.2 IN Rocket Launcher Memorial Field 17
Nebelwerfer 41 150 MM Rocket Launcher Memorial Field 18
XM70E2 115 MM Rocket Launcher Memorial Field 19
M5 3 IN Anti-Tank Gun Memorial Field 20
XM102 105 MM Howitzer Memorial Field 21
T66 4.5 IN Rocket Launcher Memorial Field 22
M3A1 37 MM Anti-Tank Gun Memorial Field 23
T27E1 4.5 IN Rocket Launcher Memorial Field 24
M1 57 MM Anti-Tank Gun Memorial Field 25
M3A1 105 MM Split Trail Howitzer Memorial Field 26
MGR-3 Little John Rocket System Memorial Field 27
M55 Self-Propelled Howitzer Memorial Field 28
BMP-1 Armored Personnel Carrier Memorial Field 30
MGR-1 Honest John Rocket System Memorial Field 31


Tour of the Homes of Rock Island Arsenal

Name Tour Point
Quarters One Residence 1
Quarters Two Residence 2
Quarters Three Residence 3
Quarters Four Residence 4
Quarters Six Residence 6
Quarters Seven Residence 7
Quarters 32 & 33 / Old Post Headquarters Residence 8
Quarters 34 Residence 9
Garrison HQ / Italian POW Barracks Residence 10

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