Livermore Naval Air Station
|Previous Page||Page 1 - The station
from the air
Page 2 - Building maps
Page 3 - Aircraft and cadets on the tarmac.
Page 4 - Hangars
Page 5 - Aircraft in flight
Page 6 - Parades
Page 7 - Life at the air Station
Page 8 - Life at the air Station (2)
Page 9 - Naval Reserves at Livermore NAS
The Buildings, then and now.
In order, the photos are:
Silhouette of ~1944 photo below, with building numbers added.
~1944 photo of the Naval Air Station
1956 Livermore Radiation Lab diagram (cropped)
1993 USGS Aerial photo of a portion of Lawrence Livermore Lab from the Microsoft Terra Server
Above & Below: ~1944 photo of the Naval Air station. This is the same photo as on page 1, but cropped to the building area, and rotated. East Ave is at the bottom. Vasco Road would be off the left side, and Greenville Road off the right side (visible in upper right corner).
Above: Diagram of the Livermore Radiation Lab, January 1956
Above: 1993 USGS photo of a slightly larger area than the photos above. Buildings # 1 & 21 are labeled to match the top photo for reference. A Sandia building can be seen at the bottom middle. This photo is from the Microsoft Terraserver, which has photos of the entire country. Click here for this view on the terraserver
This is the buildings section of the photo on the previous page, cropped and rotated. The road at the bottom is East Ave. Many of the building in this photo are are still present at the Lawrence Livermore Lab.
The following table lists the numbered buildings and their 1956 and 2003 assignments
|NAS # *||NAS Description||1956 #||1956 Assignment||2003|
|1||A & R Building||126||Crafts||Existing|
|4||M & E Hangars||121||Pratt & Whitney Aircraft|
|5||M & E Hangars||124||Accelerator Development|
|8||131||MTA & Arc Research Office||Existing|
|9||132||AEC Office (western
portion was demolished)
|17||Swimming Pool ?||145||Swimming Pool||Existing|
|(Between #18 & #21)||146||Dormitory-Offices||Existing|
|(South of #4 & # 5, between them)||122||Chemistry|
|(to the right of #7)||139||Communications||Existing|
* NAS number is from the photo at the top. The numbers are arbitrary, and
are not a
numbering system used at that time.
The 1956 information is from a 1956 Livermore Radiation Laboratory diagram.
The function of must of the buildings at the time of the Naval Air Station is not known.
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