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TWA Maintenance Hangar, South side of Tinicum Island Road, Philadelphia International Airport, Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, PA

TWA Maintenance Hangar, South side of Tinicum Island Road, Philadelphia International Airport, Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, PA

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description

Summary

Significance: It is an early and unusual example of the use of a cable supported roof structure to provide the clear floor space needed for an airplane hangar.
Survey number: HAER PA-561
Building/structure dates: 1956 Initial Construction

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Contributors

Historic American Engineering Record, creator
Ballinger Company
Ammann & Whitney
Leigh Structural Steel Company
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Location

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States39.87440, -75.24242
Google Map of 39.8743959, -75.2424229
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No known restrictions on images made by the U.S. Government; images copied from other sources may be restricted. http://www.loc.gov/rr/print/res/114_habs.html

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