Ladd Field, Birchwood Hangar, Fort Wainwright, Fairbanks, Fairbanks North Star Borough, AK
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Documentation compiled after 1933.
Survey number HABS AK-36-B
Building/structure dates: 1943 initial construction
National Register Number: 85002730
Significance: Named after first hangar constructed at Birchwood Airfield near Anchorage. These large wood frame hangars were built at a number of Alaska bases but few survive. Ladd Field was the site for the turnover of lend-lease aircraft to the Russians.
Historic American Buildings Survey (Library of Congress)
1. VIEW OF EAST DOORS AND NORTH LEAN TO
2. VIEW OF WEST DOORS AND SOUTH LEAN TO
3. DETAIL OF HANGAR DOORS
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