Photo 43-WGV-9

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This was originally a Naval Air Station at Hitchcock, Texas, used for blimps. By the time I moved to Hitchcock in 1970, only the four columns remained and the property was owned by John Mecom, Jr and was used for his oil business. The building shown here was built after Hurricane Carla destroyed the old hangar that was about 1000 feet long, covering 7.5 ACRES. The anchor columns are still visible from FM 2004.

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