Historic Markers Across Alabama



Oil Storage Shed



Marker ID:  
Location: 1616 Chappie James Avenue, Tuskegee, AL
County: Macon
Coordinates: N 32° 27.419    W 085° 40.806
  32.45698333    -85.6801
Style: Interpretative Sign **
Waymark: None
 



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Oil Storage Shed


This ventilated shed provided safe and convenient storage for the large quantities and various grades of oil used at Moton Field for the maintenance of airplanes and service vehicles. It has been adapted to house the site's fire protection system.

{Photo caption}
Maintenance crews serviced the
airplanes regularly for the cadets
and their instructors.

National Park Service, Department of the Interior.



Notes:

More information:
NPS - Tuskegee Airmen National Historic Site
Wikipedia - Tuskegee Airmen National Historic Site
Wikipedia - Tuskegee Airmen
History.com - Tuskegee Airmen



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