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Tuskegee Airmen National Historic Site in Macon County, Alabama — The American South (East South Central)
 

Oil Storage Shed

 
 
Oil Storage Shed Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, November 16, 2016
1. Oil Storage Shed Marker
Inscription. This ventilated shed provided safe and convenient storage for the large quantities and various grades of oil used at Moton Field for the maintenance of airplanes and service vehicles. It has been adapted to house the site's fire protection system.

{Photo caption}
Maintenance crews serviced the
airplanes regularly for the cadets
and their instructors.

 
Erected by National Park Service, Department of the Interior.
 
Location. 32° 27.419′ N, 85° 40.806′ W. Marker is in Tuskegee Airmen National Historic Site, Alabama, in Macon County. Touch for map. Located at the Tuskegee Airmen National Historic Site, near Hangar #1. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1616 Chappie James Avenue, Tuskegee AL 36083, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Waiting for the Bus (a few steps from this marker); A Bit to Eat (within shouting distance of this marker); Bath and Locker House (within shouting distance of this marker); Moton Field Expands (within shouting distance of this marker); It Was Called "Dope" (within shouting distance of this marker);
Oil Storage Shed and Marker. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, November 16, 2016
2. Oil Storage Shed and Marker.
Hangar No. 1 (within shouting distance of this marker); Fire Suppression Pond (within shouting distance of this marker); FIRE! (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Tuskegee Airmen National Historic Site.
 
Also see . . .  National Park Service article on the Tuskegee Airmen National Historic Site . (Submitted on November 24, 2016, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
 
Categories. African AmericansAir & SpaceNotable Buildings
 
Area view of Oil Storage building, Hangar 1 & 2, and part of Moton Field. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, November 16, 2016
3. Area view of Oil Storage building, Hangar 1 & 2, and part of Moton Field.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 8, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 24, 2016, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 182 times since then and 58 times this year. Last updated on December 6, 2016, by Byron Hooks of Sandy Springs, Georgia. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on November 24, 2016, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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