Presque Isle Army Air Base hangar 1, ca. 1943

Contributed by Presque Isle Air Museum


Presque Isle Army Air Base hangar 1 was built as part of the conversion of Presque Isle Airfield for military use. The base served mainly to ferry equipment, supplies, and personnel to Great Britain during World War II.

After the base was decommissioned in 1961, International Paper Company used hangar 1 for its operations for many years.

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About This Item

  • Title: Presque Isle Army Air Base hangar 1, ca. 1943
  • Creation Date: circa 1943
  • Subject Date: circa 1943
  • Town: Presque Isle
  • County: Aroostook
  • State: ME
  • Media: Photographic print
  • Dimensions: 20 cm x 25 cm
  • Object Type: Image

For more information about this item, contact:

Presque Isle Air Museum
650 Airport Drive Suite 4, Presque Isle, ME 04769
(207) 764-2543

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