University of Oregon Archeology Hut
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member TheBeanTeam
N 44° 02.930 W 123° 04.305
10T E 494252 N 4877299
Quick Description: Utilized during World War II for the study of pressure suits for the use of pilots on high altitude missions.
Location: Oregon, United States
Date Posted: 2/6/2007 12:49:59 PM
Waymark Code: WM171H
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Mach 5
Views: 37

Long Description:
This hut is currently being used by the archeology department at the University of Oregon in Eugene. According to a staff member inside the hut it was built in 1942 and was used in research for high elevation pressure suits as part of the war effort. The building is on the progress chopping block and will be removed in the next few years. As an aside there are at least seven other huts within a block of this one. Some of which are amazingly huge.
Porch entry area in the center of the north facing wall.

Hut Type: Stran-Steel Quonset Hut

Year of fabrication (if known): 1942

Is the Quonset Hut currently in use?: Yes

Physical Address:
University of Oregon
Eugene, OR USA

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