Waiting for the Bus Historical

Waiting for the Bus Historical (HM1VQA)

Location: Tuskegee, AL 36083 Macon County
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Country: United States of America
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N 32° 27.425', W 85° 40.812'

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The tarmac between the two hangars was a busy part of Moton Field. Cadets arriving by bus were dropped off here and went to their duties in preparation for flight training. Others boarded the buses to return to the Tuskegee Institute campus. Fuel trucks and the medical truck were often parked here too. Imagine what the cadet felt the first time he stepped off the bus and onto Moton Field's tarmac.

We spent a lot of time waiting for the bus to pick us up...because we all had to be there at the time he arrived, or we would get left. William Fuller, 2001

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Buses pick up and drop off cadets for flight training at Moton Field. Half of the cadets flew in the morning and studied in the afternoon; the other half did the reverse.
Placed ByNational Park Service, Department of the Interior
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Date Added Wednesday, November 16th, 2016 at 9:01pm PST -08:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 624044 N 3591868
Decimal Degrees32.45708333, -85.68020000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 32° 27.425', W 85° 40.812'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds32° 27' 25.5" N, 85° 40' 48.72" W
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Area Code(s)334
Closest Postal AddressAt or near Chief Anderson, Tuskegee AL 36083, US
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