8 in HIGH x 10 in WIDE
(20.32 cm HIGH x 25.40 cm WIDE)
The Oakland Tribune Collection, the Oakland Museum of California. Gift of ANG Newspapers

The aircraft and hangar in this photo is virtually the same as in 2001.1.20 whose caption read "The Tribune photo, dated January 8, 1958, has the following caption on the back: 'BIG BUILDING--A C-124 Globemaster, among the world's largest planes, finds ample space for overhaul inside the stadium-like building at the airport. The plane's tail fits under the cantilevered roof with two feet to spare. The building, costing $1,250,000, was dedicated yesterday. Massive doors nest at left each have own drive motors." This Tribune photo, dated January 8,1958, has the following caption on the back:"MAINTENANCE HANGAR--The new $1,250,000 cantilever hangar built by the Port of Oakland for maintenance if largest jet and propellor aircraft at the Metropolitan Oakland International Airport." The doors of the hangar run the length of the building, enough apparently to house two planes at a time. This aircraft is operated by the Military Air Transport Service. Two automobiles, parked along the near side of the building, is dwarfed by the size of the hangar.

Used: Oakland Tribune

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