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Once destroyed, they are lost forever!

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Seventeen stories high, over 1,000 feet long and 300 feet wide, the hangars were, and still are, two of the
largest wooden structures ever built. Designing and building the two structures in 1942, during wartime, on a
hyper-accelerated schedule and with a nearly all-wood design, is what earned the hangars their 1993 listing
by the American Society of Civil Engineers as one of the “Historic Civil Engineering Landmarks” of the 20th Century

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Wikipedia - Marine Corps Air Station Tustin
City of Tustin - The Tustin Hangars - NAS-Santa-Ana-History.pdf (79 pages) - Vintage Photos
ocregister - Nov 3, 2015 - What will become of blimp hangar? - Jul 16, 2014 - These Massive Hangars in Orange County Once Housed WWII Airships - MCAS Tustin by Paul Freeman / NAS Santa Ana by M.L. Shettle / NAS Santa Ana by Justin Ruhge