Wendover in Tooele County, Utah — The American Mountains (Southwest)
Bomb Squadron Hangar
The heavy demands on aircraft with continual training, likely required long hours by the air support and maintenance crews.
Built at an original cost of $1750,000 are about 122 feet wide by 88 feet deep and have a one story shed on the north side. A coal fired coal steam boiler in each hangar provided heat. Each hangar had a restroom and maintenance shop area on the north side.
The heavy demand on aircraft, from continuous training, required long hours or work by the maintenance crews.
Location. 40° 43.673′ N, 114° 2.263′ W. Marker is in Wendover, Utah, in Tooele County. Marker can be reached from Historic Wendover Airfield. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Wendover UT 84083, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Control Tower (here, next to this marker); South Base Area (within shouting distance of this marker); Operations Building Atomic Mission Hangar 1831 (approx. 0.4 miles away); Airmenís Dining Hall and Barracks (approx. 0.6 miles away); Base Chapel (approx. 0.6 miles away); 509th Composite Group – First Atomic Bombardment (approx. 1.2 miles away in Nevada); The Hastings Cutoff (approx. 2 miles away in Nevada). Click for a list of all markers in Wendover.
Also see . . . Wendover Air Field. (Submitted on June 26, 2007, by Dawn Bowen of Fredericksburg, Virginia.)
Categories. • 20th Century • Air & Space • War, World II •
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