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Ladd Field, Hangar No. 1, Fort Wainwright, Fairbanks, Fairbanks North Star Borough, AK



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Item Title
Ladd Field, Hangar No. 1, Fort Wainwright, Fairbanks, Fairbanks North Star Borough, AK

Location
Fort Wainwright, Fairbanks, AK

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1933.

Notes
Survey number HABS AK-36-E
Building/structure dates: 1941 initial construction
National Register Number: 85002730
Significance: Hangar #1 and associated buildings around the "horseshoe" were designed as permanent structures. The various buildings housing different functions were given a unified appearance. Ladd Air Base was the first major World War II Army base in Alaska.

Subjects
Hangars


Collection
Historic American Buildings Survey (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
PANORAMA FROM SOUTH OF RUNWAY
SOUTH EXTERIOR AND CONTROL TOWER
CONTROL TOWER AND EAST HANGAR DOORS
DETAIL OF STEEL SIDING AND WINDOWS
WEST HANGAR DOORS, LOOKING NORTHEAST
WEST HANGAR DOORS, LOOKING EAST
EAST HANGAR DOORS, LOOKING WEST
DETAIL OF HANGAR CORNER
SHOWING STEEL SIDING REMOVED, LOOKING SOUTHWEST
INTERIOR, SHOWING WALL CONSTRUCTION
INTERIOR, SHOWING DOORS, LONG VIEW
INTERIOR, SHOWING DOORS, CLOSE VIEW
INTERIOR, SHOWING HANGAR SPACE
INTERIOR, SHOWING HANGAR SPACE AND DOORS
INTERIOR, SHOWING HANGAR SPACE


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