Structures of the Hangars - Tustin, CA
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote
N 33° 42.172 W 117° 49.109
11S E 424151 N 3729512
Quick Description: One of many historical markers at Victory Park in Tustin.
Location: California, United States
Date Posted: 7/29/2019 11:57:39 AM
Waymark Code: WM111F9
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Alfouine
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Long Description:
The plaque says, "Each hanger is comprised of three main sections: The two doors and the arched roof

The two door sections are identical supporting structures of concrete located at each end of the hanger. Each structure consitis of two pillars, six huge door panels, and a brace connecting the two pillars at the top.

The pillars are sued as pocked to house the hanger doors when open.

There are three hanger doors in each pillar. Each opening has a pair of reinforced concrete towers approximately 145 feet high which support the overhead box beam, which serves to guide the top of the door panels and provides part of the roof enclosure.

Each 120-foot high, 37-foot wide door leaf sits on a rolling carriage set on rails and operated by electric motors. They were operated by motorizes cables and generally took about two mounts to open or close."
Group that erected the marker: St. Anton Partners

Address of where the marker is located. Approximate if necessary:
Tustin, CA


URL of a web site with more information about the history mentioned on the sign: Not listed

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