Loring Air Force Base, Maine 

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Historic American Buildings Survey/Historic American Engineering Record

Loring Air Force Base, Alert Area, Southeastern portion of base, east of southern end of runway, Limestone vicinity, Aroostook County, ME

Black and White Photos (21)

1. VIEW OF NORTH END OF STRUCTURE NO. 540 (ALERT AIRCRAFT PARKING APRON) LOOKING NORTHWEST FROM ROOF OF CREW READINESS BUILDING (BUILDING 8970). HAER ME,2-LIME.V,1E-1

2. VIEW OF SOUTH END OF STRUCTURE NO. 540 (ALERT AIRCRAFT PARKING APRON) LOOKING SOUTHEAST FROM THE MASTER SURVEILLANCE AND CONTROL TOWER (BUILDING 8990) WITH CREW READINESS BUILDING (BUILDING 8970) IN BACKGROUND.
HAER ME,2-LIME.V,1E-2

3. SOUTH ELEVATION OF SECURITY GATE. SAPLING SCULPTURES ON EITHER SIDE OF GATE WERE ADDED BY A LOCAL ARTIST IN AUGUST 1998. HAER ME,2-LIME.V,1E-3

4. VIEW OF SECURITY GATE LOOKING SOUTHWEST FROM ROOF OF BUILDING 8970 (CREW READINESS BUILDING) SHOWING BUILDING 8965 (SECURITY POLICE ENTRY CONTROL BUILDING) IN RIGHT MIDDLE GROUND AND BUILDING 8966 (ELECTRIC POWER STATION BUILDING) IN RIGHT FOREGROUND. HAER ME,2-LIME.V,1E-4

5. SOUTH ELEVATION OF BUILDING 8965 (SECURITY POLICE ENTRY CONTROL BUILDING). HAER ME,2-LIME.V,1E-5

6. SOUTHWEST CORNER OF BUILDING 8965 (SECURITY POLICE ENTRY CONTROL BUILDING). HAER ME,2-LIME.V,1E-6

7. SOUTHEAST CORNER OF BUILDING 8965 (SECURITY POLICE ENTRY CONTROL BUILDING). HAER ME,2-LIME.V,1E-7

8. DETAIL OF FOLDING DOORS ON NORTH ELEVATION OF BUILDING 8965 (SECURITY POLICE ENTRY CONTROL BUILDING). HAER ME,2-LIME.V,1E-8

9. NORTHEAST SIDE ELEVATION OF BUILDING 8970 (CREW READINESS BUILDING). HAER ME,2-LIME.V,1E-9

10. SOUTHEAST REAR ELEVATION OF BUILDING 8970 (CREW READINESS BUILDING) FROM SOUTH CORNER ALONG PERIMETER FENCE. HAER ME,2-LIME.V,1E-10

11. NORTHWEST FRONT ELEVATION OF BUILDING 8970 (CREW READINESS BUILDING). HAER ME,2-LIME.V,1E-11

12. DETAIL OF ALERT TUNNELS ALONG SOUTHWEST SIDE ELEVATION OF BUILDING 8970 (CREW READINESS BUILDING). HAER ME,2-LIME.V,1E-12

13. SOUTH FRONT ELEVATION OF BUILDING 8966 (ELECTRIC POWER STATION BUILDING).
HAER ME,2-LIME.V,1E-13

14. EAST SIDE ELEVATION OF BUILDING 8966 (ELECTRIC POWER STATION BUILDING). HAER ME,2-LIME.V,1E-14

15. NORTH REAR ELEVATION OF BUILDING 8966 (ELECTRIC POWER STATION BUILDING). HAER ME,2-LIME.V,1E-15

16. WEST SIDE ELEVATION OF BUILDING 8966 (ELECTRIC POWER STATION BUILDING). HAER ME,2-LIME.V,1E-16

17. SOUTHEAST CORNER OF BUILDING 8990 (MASTER SURVEILLANCE AND CONTROL TOWER). HAER ME,2-LIME.V,1E-17

18. NORTHEAST CORNER OF BUILDING 8990 (MASTER SURVEILLANCE ADN CONTROL TOWER). HAER ME,2-LIME.V,1E-18

19. VIEW OF TENNIS COURTS LOOKING NORTHEAST. HAER ME,2-LIME.V,1E-19

20. VIEW OF TENNIS COURTS LOOKING SOUTH, WITH CONVERTED BASKETBALL COURT IN FOREGROUND.HAER ME,2-LIME.V,1E-20

21. VIEW OF TENNIS COURTS LOOKING NORTHEAST FROM ROOF OF BUILDING 8970 (CREW READINESS BUILDING). HAER ME,2-LIME.V,1E-21

   

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