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U.S. Naval Air Station, Aircraft Repair Shop, Pensacola, Escambia County, FL



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Item Title


Location
Aircraft Repair Shop, Pensacola, FL

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1933.

Notes
Survey number HABS FL-250
Unprocessed field note material exists for this structure (N1011).
Building/structure dates: 1918 initial construction
Building/structure dates: 1927 subsequent work
Building/structure dates: 1941 subsequent work
National Register Number: 76000595
Significance: Building 104, Seaplane Erecting Shop, a tall open building with ventilating "butterfly" monitor roof, was built in 1918, and located on the old Navy Yard attached to Building 44, previously converted to a seaplane erecting shop. Although of no architectural significance, it was the first building constructed for use as a seaplane erecting shop. Building 104 was originally used as an airplane erecting shop, and in 1921 was changed to a "flying boat shop."

Subjects
Warehouses


Related Names
Lacawanna
Allen, Wayne M., Field Team


Collection
Historic American Buildings Survey (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. GENERAL VIEW, FROM NORTHWEST
2. WEST FRONT
3. SOUTH SIDE, FROM SOUTHEAST
4. VIEW OF REPAIR SHOP
5. DETAIL OF TRUSS SYSTEM
SOUTH ELEVATION
EAST ELEVATION, PARTIAL VIEW FROM SECOND FLOOR OF ADJACENT STRUCTURE
EAST ELEVATION, PARTIAL VIEW
WEST ELEVATION
SOUTH AND PARTIAL EAST ELEVATION
WEST AND SOUTH ELEVATION
INTERIOR FROM WEST WALL LOOKING EAST SHOWING BUTTERFLY TRUSS CONSTRUCTION
INTERIOR VIEW OF WEST WALL, NORTH END
INTERIOR DETAIL OF NORTHWEST CORNER
INTERIOR VIEW OF SOUTH WALL, WEST END, SHOWING DOOR CONSTRUCTION DETAIL
INTERIOR OF SOUTH WALL LOOKING WEST, TAKEN FROM MEZZANINE
INTERIOR DETAIL OF SOUTH WALL FROM MEZZANINE SHOWING COLUMN/TRUSS CONNECTION WITH KNEE BRACE
INTERIOR DETAIL OF COLUMN BASE, SOUTH WALL
INTERIOR DETAIL OF BUTTERFLY TRUSS, PARTIAL VIEW FROM MEZZANINE
INTERIOR DETAIL OF BUTTERFLY TRUSS, PARTIAL VIEW FROM MEZZANINE
INTERIOR OF NORTH WALL, LOOKING WEST, TAKEN FROM MEZZANINE


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