Construction of Long-Span Concrete Arch Hangar at Limestone Air Force Base

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Title: Construction of Long-Span Concrete Arch Hangar at Limestone Air Force Base

Author(s): John E. Allen

Publication: Journal Proceedings

Volume: 46

Issue: 2

Appears on pages(s): 405-414

Keywords: no keywords

Date: 2/1/1950

Abstract:
The reinforced concrete arched hangar at Limestone Air Force Base is noteworthy for its size, being one of the largest of this type yet constructed in this country. The superstructure is composed of a thin reinforced arched shell, shaped like an inverted catenary. Construction procedures are described.