Monday, December 26, 2011

Port Of Astoria Facing-Off With Newport Again In Possible Bid For Tillamook Air Museum Relocation?

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By:LORI TOBIAS - Associated Press/Washington Examiner
12/25/11 4:36 PM

Inside the Tillamook Air Museum, water drips from the rafters, the floor is damp and it's cold enough to make not only a coat, but hat and gloves, feel like a really good idea — even on days when you wouldn't bother with them outside.

That's the price you pay for a setting inside a World War II-era blimp hangar, billed as the largest free span wooden structure in the world, a building so big you could almost simultaneously hold six football games inside. Still, it may be a small price to pay for a tour of what the museum says is one of the "top five privately owned aircraft collections in the nation."............Read Full Article

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