Bomb Squadron Hangar

Bomb Squadron Hangar (HM7H)

Location: Wendover, UT 84083 Tooele County
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Country: United States of America
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N 40° 43.673', W 114° 2.263'

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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 accommodate a B-24 or B-17.

The heavy demands on aircraft with continual training, likely required long hours by the air support and maintenance crews.

Built at an original cost of $1750,000 are about 122 feet wide by 88 feet deep and have a one story shed on the north side. A coal fired coal steam boiler in each hangar provided heat. Each hangar had a restroom and maintenance shop area on the north side.

The heavy demand on aircraft, from continuous training, required long hours or work by the maintenance crews.
HM NumberHM7H
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Date Added Sunday, September 7th, 2014 at 12:32pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)11T E 750171 N 4512771
Decimal Degrees40.72788333, -114.03771667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 43.673', W 114° 2.263'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 43' 40.38" N, 114° 2' 15.78" W
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Area Code(s)435
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 345 S Airport Apron, Wendover UT 84083, US
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