The airmen’s dining hall (building #2515), remains as one of the most complete buildings on their air base. Squadron insignias currently plainted on the walls, are from the military groups using the base after WW II. Military meals were always an . . . — — Map (db m1346) HM
This hangar is the only steel vaulted-roof hangar at the base. Built specifically to house the new B-29 aircraft, it is 200 feet by 228 feet. With offices in the side wooden ‘lean–to’ buildings, there are 53,400 square feet total in the . . . — — Map (db m1354) HM
A community, such as the one created by the military in Wendover, wouldnot have been complete without a base chapel for the spiritual guidance of men and women assigned to the base.
Chaplains were needed to assist in the mental and moral . . . — — Map (db m1460) HM
You are looking at building #800, a squadron hangar, built of wood from standard plans for an OBH-2. Four of these hangars were built in 1942 and 1943. Each one faces the airport anchorage apron and has ten rolling doors that opened up to . . . — — Map (db m1331) HM
The salt flats were formed as ancient Lake Bonneville slowly evaporated and deposited concentrations of salt onto this playa. Shorelines carved into the mountainsides are visible to the north along the Silver Island range and extend to the Salt Lake . . . — — Map (db m105238) HM
Standing watch for years, this original tower is a historic landmark for the airport, Working with only radio and runway lighting, air controllers directed the heavy air traffic of the airfield. This tower did not have radar installed during the . . . — — Map (db m1353) HM
On June 17, 1914, the first transcontinental telephone line was completed near this point on the border of Nevada and Utah at Wendover. Construction forces of the Bell Telephone Company of Nevada and the Mountain States Telephone and Telegraph . . . — — Map (db m67176) HM
Welcome to Wendover Airport, the historic airfield where the most heavy bomber crews were trained, including the crews of the Enola Gay and Bock’s Car B-29 bombers that flew the atomic missions over Japan.
Twenty-one heavy bomber squadrons and . . . — — Map (db m1330) HM
Looking south, there are several bunkers visible which were used to store the munitions used in training. Buildings to the right of the bunkers were used late in the wartime period for the development of the atomic bombs, Little Boy & Fat Man as . . . — — Map (db m71463) HM
Utah's famed measured mile is located approximately seven miles beyond this marker, well in front of the mountains you see on the horizon. The elevation along that course is approximately 4,218 feet above sea level. *** The total length of the . . . — — Map (db m67177) HM