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Copyright 2002-2017, Scott D. Murdock


26 Aug 2017 - Updated the civil architecture page.

23 Jul 2017 - Updated the civil architecture page.

23 Jun 2017 - Added the Spring Break trip report.

11 Jun 2017 - Updated the Living on Lowry trip report.

3 Jun 2017 - Updated the civil architecture page.

22 Apr 2017 - Updated the Wanderings trip report.

8 Jan 2017 - Minor update to the Peacekeeper trip report.

7 Jan 2017 - Added the Bigger Skies trip report.

4 Jan 2017 - Updated the civil architecture page.

16 Sep 2016 - Updated the civil architecture page.

5 Sep 2016 - Added the The Road to Reno trip report.

3 Sep 2016 - Updated the civil architecture page.

29 May 2016 - Updated the Living on Lowry trip report.

13 May 2016 - Updated the civil architecture page.

20 Dec 2015 - Added the Totally Titan trip report and updated the Wanderings trip report.

3 Oct 2015 - Added the Beach Bums trip report.

6 Sep 2015 - Added the Tower of Power trip report.

6 Sep 2015 - Added a visit to Baptiste Lookout to the personal page.

30 Aug 2015 - Updated the civil architecture page.

16 Aug 2015 - Added the Going Coastal trip report and updated the civil architecture page.

21 Dec 2014 - Added the Omaha! trip report.

14 Dec 2014 - Added the Odd Squad trip report.

11 Dec 2014 - Updated the Living on Lowry trip report.

5 Dec 2014 - Updated the Oscar Zero trip report and the Installations Research Tips page.

29 Nov 2014 - Updated the Sequestcation trip report.

22 Nov 2014 - Added the Destination Dover trip report.

19 Aug 2014 - Updated the Wanderings trip report.

24 Jul 2014 - Added the Under the Big Sky trip report.

17 Jun 2014 - Updated the civil architecture page.

3 Jun 2014 - If you're interested in buying a Nike missile site for your retirement home, SL-40L is for sale! Sitting on 14+ acres of land, this is one of few remaining Nike launcher sites with operational missile elevators. Sale by public auction is scheduled for 12 July, and the property may be viewed on 26 or 27 June. Check the buyafarm.com web site for details.

17 May 2014 - If you visit Wyoming in the next few months, be sure to check out the Wyoming Veterans Memorial Museum at the former Casper AFB. Curator Douglas Cubbison shared this information on their commemoration of the 70th anniversary of D-Day: The Wyoming Veterans Museum will open a D-Day spotlight exhibit on June 6, 2014. This exhibit will remain on display through the end of September.An opening reception will be held on Saturday, June 7, 2014, from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. During the entire day, the museum will present D-Day themed movies free to the public in our newly renovated multi-purpose classroom, complete with hot-buttered popcorn! For more information contact the museum at 307-472-1857.

16 Mar 2014 - Completed the Unidentified Aviator Wings project and submitted the information to my friend. Thanks to all who contributed!

11 Mar 2014 - Updated the Unidentified Aviator Wings page based on reader input.

26 Jan 2014 - Updated the Wanderings trip report.

15 Jan 2014 - Updated the civil architecture page.

27 Dec 2013 - Added the Peacekeeper trip report.

14 Dec 2013 - Updated the Unidentified Aviator Wings page based on reader input.

24 Nov 2013 - Minor update to the In the Beginning report.

22 Nov 2013 - Minor corrections to the W.W.II Army Air Fields 50 Years Later database listing, thanks to sharp-eyed reader Bill Beavers.

3 Nov 2013 - Updated the Tulsa Tour 2000 trip report with better scans and additional photos. This completes the four-year project of upgrading all my older trip reports, those with scans of negatives and prints. This project added almost 3,400 images to my older trip reports -- an 81% increase.

1 Nov 2013 - Updated the Unknown Photographs page.

24 Oct 2013 - Added the Sequestcation trip report.

21 Oct 2013 - Updated the civil architecture page.

18 Oct 2013 - Added B-29 Superfortress Flight to Scott's Flight Reports.

17 Oct 2013 - Updated the Unidentified Aviator Wings page based on reader input.

20 Sep 2013 - Updated the civil architecture page.

20 Aug 2013 - Updated the civil architecture page.

5 Aug 2013 - Updated the civil architecture page.

6 Jul 2013 - Added Another Stearman Flight to Scott's Flight Reports.

30 Jun 2013 - Updated the civil architecture page.

23 Jun 2013 - Updated the School Daze trip report.

1 Jun 2013 - Updated the civil architecture page.

4 May 2013 - Updated the Living on Lowry trip report.

7 Apr 2013 - Updated the Living on Lowry trip report.

6 Apr 2013 - Updated the Living on Lowry trip report.

31 Mar 2013 - Updated the Living on Lowry trip report.

26 Mar 2013 - Updated the Unidentified Aviator Wings page based on reader input.

22 Mar 2013 - Updated the Living on Lowry trip report.

23 Feb 2013 - Updated the New York Reunion Visit trip report with better scans and additional photos.

26 Jan 2013 - Added the North in November trip report.

20 Jan 2013 - Updated the NPS, NASCAR, and NASA trip report with additional information.

13 Jan 2013 - Updated the Oscar Zero trip report with additional information.

31 Dec 2012 - Incorporated named, concrete coastal gun batteries into the alphabetical list of visited installations. My thanks to John Stanton and the fortwiki web site for rejuvenating my interest in coastal defense.

31 Dec 2012 - Added the Maxwell Smart trip report.

9 Dec 2012 - Updated the Miscellany trip report.

9 Dec 2012 - Updated the Living on Lowry trip report.

5 Dec 2012 - Updated the Unidentified Aviator Wings page based on reader input.

1 Dec 2012 - Updated the civil architecture page.

17 Nov 2012 - Added the Unidentified Aviator Wings page. Can you identify any of the wings shown on this page? Please let me know!

15 Nov 2012 - Updated the Rapid City Maneuvers trip report with better scans and additional photos.

12 Nov 2012 - Added the Yoopers trip report.

8 Oct 2012 - Updated the Wanderings trip report.

12 Aug 2012 - Updated the civil architecture page.

23 Jul 2012 - Added the Fortunate in Fortuna trip report.

15 Jul 2012 - Added the Live Free or Die trip report.

7 Jul 2012 - Updated the civil architecture page.

17 Jun 2012 - Updated the civil architecture page.

19 May 2012 - Updated the Living on Lowry trip report.

4 May 2012 - Updated the Living on Lowry trip report.

1 May 2012 - Aircraft researcher and long time friend John V. has unveiled his http://www.fuselagecodes.com/ web site, dedicated to AAF training aricraft fuselage codes of World War II.

30 Nov 2011 - Updated the Wanderings trip report.

27 Nov 2011 - Updated the Living on Lowry trip report.

24 Nov 2011 - Updated the civil architecture page.

1 Nov 2011 - Updated the Dyess Missile Sites trip report with better scans and additional photos.

23 Oct 2011 - Added the Before Snow Flies trip report.

10 Oct 2011 - Updated the civil architecture page.

25 Sep 2011 - Updated the civil architecture page.

24 Sep 2011 - Updated the South Texas Flashback trip report with additional photos.

12 Sep 2011 - Updated the Subways, Buses, and Trains trip report.

29 Aug 2011 - Updated the Wanderings trip report.

28 Aug 2011 - Updated the civil architecture page.

16 Aug 2011 - Added the Montana Shakedown trip report.

6 Aug 2011 - Added the Wanderings trip report.

2 Aug 2011 - Updated the civil architecture page.

2 Jul 2011 - Added the Spokane Spokes trip report.

19 Jun 2011 - Updated the civil architecture page.

5 Jun 2011 - Updated the Living on Lowry trip report.

23 May 2011 - Updated the Living on Lowry trip report.

22 May 2011 - Updated the Mission to Marfa trip report.

19 Feb 2011 - Updated the Fifty by Fifty trip report.

17 Jan 2011 - Updated the Living on Lowry trip report, and added the New Standard N-25 Biplane Flight.

25 Dec 2010 - Updated the Carolina trip report.

18 Dec 2010 - Updated the Subways, Buses, and Trains trip report.

7 Dec 2010 - Updated the civil architecture page.

28 Nov 2010 - Updated the Living on Lowry trip report.

24 Nov 2010 - Updated the Nike Sites with Earlier or Later Use by the Air Force page.

21 Nov 2010 - Updated the Living on Lowry trip report.

14 Nov 2010 - Updated the Crazy from the Heat trip report with better scans and additional photos.

13 Nov 2010 - Updated the Living on Lowry trip report.

31 Oct 2010 - Updated the NPS, NASCAR, and NASA trip report with additional photos.

30 Oct 2010 - Updated the Vandyland trip report with additional photos.

24 Oct 2010 - Updated the Living on Lowry trip report with additional photos.

21 Oct 2010 - Updated the Michigan trip report with additional photos.

19 Oct 2010 - Updated the In the Beginning report with additional photos.

18 Oct 2010 - Updated the Nebraska trip report with additional photos.

17 Oct 2010 - Updated the Carolina trip report with additional photos.

16 Oct 2010 - Updated the OREWASH trip report with additional photos.

13 Oct 2010 - Updated the Living on Lowry trip report.

12 Oct 2010 - Updated the Oscar Zero trip report with additional photos.

11 Oct 2010 - Updated the Small Town Sojourn trip report with additional photos.

10 Oct 2010 - Updated the Fifty by Fifty trip report with additional photos.

9 Oct 2010 - Added the Kansas City Races trip report.

8 Oct 2010 - Updated the civil architecture page.

26 Sep 2010 - Updated the Wendover trip report with additional photos.

23 Sep 2010 - Updated the Snowbird Express trip report with additional photos.

21 Sep 2010 - Updated the Cannon Fun trip report with additional photos.

19 Sep 2010 - Updated the Midwest Dirt trip report and the Alabama 2006 trip report with additional photos.

18 Sep 2010 - Updated the Holloman Hijinks trip report with additional photos.

12 Sep 2010 - Updated the West Texas Trip trip report with additional photos.

10 Sep 2010 - Added the Ellsworth Echoes trip report.

4 Sep 2010 - Updated the Show Me Missile Sites trip report with additional photos.

28 Aug 2010 - Updated the civil architecture page and the Living on Lowry trip report.

27 Aug 2010 - Updated the Trinity Site trip report with additional photos.

19 Aug 2010 - Updated the Vacation Time trip report with additional photos.

14 Aug 2010 - Updated the Florida A to Z trip report with additional photos.

13 Aug 2010 - Updated the Viva Las Vegas! trip report with additional photos.

8 Aug 2010 - Updated the Back to Beale trip report with additional photos.

4 Aug 2010 - Updated the Unknown Photographs page with additional photos.

2 Aug 2010 - Updated the Subways, Buses, and Trains trip report with additional photos.

25 Jul 2010 - Updated the Kitty Hawk at Last! trip report with additional photos.

18 Jul 2010 - Updated the Arizona Antics and Abilene Again trip reports with additional photos.

17 Jul 2010 - Updated the Beltway Defenders trip report with additional photos.

15 Jul 2010 - Updated the Why not Minot? trip report with additional photos.

11 Jul 2010 - Updated the Dickey-Goober or Bust! trip report with additional photos.

11 Jul 2010 - Updated the Operation Solo Turkey trip report with additional photos.

4 Jul 2010 - Updated the Back to Maryland trip report with additional photos.

3 Jul 2010 - Updated the South Texas Flashback trip report with additional photos.

1 Jul 2010 - Updated the Career Change Scramble trip report with additional photos.

27 Jun 2010 - Updated the Miscellany and New England in May trip reports with additional photos.

20 Jun 2010 - Updated the Meander to Madison trip report with additional photos.

19 Jun 2010 - Updated the Bases, Buses, and Boats, Mission to Marfa, Killeen Sweep, and Answering the Call trip reports with additional photos.

17 Jun 2010 - Updated the Wyoming Weekends trip report with additional photos.

4 Jun 2010 - Updated the Alabama Revisited trip report with better scans and additional photos.

24 May 2010 - Updated the Living on Lowry trip report.

23 May 2010 - Updated the Arkansas Adventure trip report with better scans and additional photos.

17 May 2010 - Updated the Thanksgiving in the Heartland trip report with better scans and additional photos.

16 May 2010 - Updated the Alabama Encore trip report with better scans and additional photos.

15 May 2010 - Updated the Southwest Oklahoma trip report with better scans and additional photos.

12 May 2010 - Updated the Abilene Roundup trip report with better scans and additional photos.

10 May 2010 - Updated the Alexandria Business Trip trip report with better scans and additional photos.

9 May 2010 - Updated the Mascoutah Reunion Visit trip report with better scans and additional photos.

8 May 2010 - Updated the Central Texas Trip trip report with better scans and additional photos.

5 May 2010 - Updated the Perrin Field's Off-Base Annexes page.

26 Apr 2010 - Updated the West Texas 2000 trip report with better scans and additional photos.

24 Apr 2010 - Added a page of Unidentified Photographs. I need your helping in figuring out the locations of these photos! Also updated the Perrin AFB and Vicinity trip report with better scans and additional photos.

3 Apr 2010 - Updated the Four Bases in One Day and Return to Randolph trip reports with better scans and additional photos.

31 Mar 2010 - Updated the Variation Authorized trip report with additional photos.

30 Mar 2010 - Added the NPS, NASCAR, and NASA trip report, and made a minor update to List of Air Force Bases.

3 Mar 2010 - Updated the Nike Sites with Earlier or Later Use by the Air Force page.

27 Feb 2010 - Updated the NASCAR page with my driving experience at Homestead-Miami Speedway.

23 Feb 2010 - Updated the civil architecture page.

3 Jan 2010 - Updated the Variation Authorized trip report with better scans and additional photos.

26 Dec 2009 - Updated the Lufkin at Last trip report with better scans and additional photos.

20 Dec 2009 - Updated the Louisiana Locations trip report with better scans and additional photos.

15 Dec 2009 - Updated the Aerosmith Tour trip report with better scans and additional photos.

14 Dec 2009 - Updated The Detour Tour trip report with better scans and additional photos.

10 Dec 2009 - Updated the civil architecture page.

9 Dec 2009 - Added the Small Town Sojourn trip report.

6 Dec 2009 - Minor update to List of Air Force Bases.

15 Nov 2009 - Updated the Alabama 4th of July trip report with better scans and additional photos.

15 Nov 2009 - Made numerouls changes to the folder and file names for trip reports. This will be transparent to you as a viewer. However, if you have linked to my trip reports from another web site, you need to check your links. The purpose of the change is to make it easier for me to manage a massive scanning and photo upgrade project. I'll be adding hundreds of new photos, and replacing old photos with larger and better images, in my existing trip reports. This will happen over the next several months years.

14 Nov 2009 - Merged the Atlas E Visit into the Variation Authorized trip report

11 Nov 2009 - Updated the Let the Games Begin trip report with better scans and additional photos, including some long-lost photos.

5 Nov 2009 - Added the Oscar Zero trip report.

24 Oct 2009 - Updated the civil architecture page and the Living on Lowry trip report..

13 Oct 2009 - Updated the Back to Beale trip report.

3 Oct 2009 - Updated the Nike Sites with Earlier or Later Use by the Air Force page, the Variation Authorized trip report, the School Daze trip report, and the Dickey-Goober or Bust! trip report.

24 Jul 2009 - Added the Vandylandtrip report.

16 Jul 2009 - Added the P-51 Mustang Flight report and updated the Living on Lowry trip report.

10 Jul 2009 - Updated the civil architecture page.

8 Jun 2009 - Added the In the Beginning report.

27 May 2009 - Updated the Living on Lowry trip report.

17 May 2009 - Added the Fifty by Fifty report.

11 May 2009 - Updated the Living on Lowry trip report.

10 May 2009 - Updated the Stearman Flight and Bomber Flight reports.

10 May 2009 - Updated the Texan Flight report.

10 May 2009 - Updated the Flight Reports page.

23 Apr 2009 - Updated the Nike Sites with Earlier or Later Use by the Air Force page.

22 Mar 2009 - Updated the civil architecture page.

3 Mar 2009 - Updated the civil architecture page and updated the Living on Lowry trip report.

25 Jan 2009 - Updated the civil architecture page and updated the Living on Lowry trip report.

12 Jan 2009 - Updated the civil architecture page.

7 Dec 2008 - Updated the civil architecture page.

5 Dec 2008 - Added the Nebraskatrip report.

15 Nov 2008 - Added the Wendover, OREWASH, Michigan, and Carolina trip reports.

12 Oct 2008 - Updated the Living on Lowry trip report.

15 Sep 2008 - Updated the Living on Lowry trip report.

14 Sep 2008 - Removed the links page.

10 Aug 2008 - Just a quick note to let you know I'm still here! My computer died and I had to start over with a new machine. I used this opportunity to switch from a PC to a Mac, and I'm still learning the ropes and determining my software requirements. Until I am up and running with a web design program and an image editing program, you'll have to wait to see photos of my recent trips to Utah, Idaho, Washington, Oregon, and Michigan.

7 Mar 2008 - Added information on using my photographs to the other interests, civil architecture, and frequently asked questions pages.

1 Jan 2008 - Added the Snowbird Express trip report.

28 Dec 2007 - Added B-25 over Arizona to the Flights page.

25 Dec 2007 - Updated the civil architecture page.

25 Nov 2007 - Updated the civil architecture page and updated the Living on Lowry trip report.

21 Oct 2007 - Added the Midwest Dirt trip report and the Living on Lowry trip report.

17 Sep 2007 - Updated the civil architecture page.

30 Jul 2007 - Added NASCAR "Flight" to the Flights page.

29 Jul 2007 - Updated the civil architecture page and the Miscellany trip report.

15 July 2007 - Updated the Air Force Plant listing.

25 Jun 2007 - Volume IV of Lou Thole's Forgotten Fields of America is now available.

24 Jun 2007 - Updated the Miscellany trip report and the civil architecture page.

20 Jun 2007 - Updated the Miscellany trip report.

10 Jun 2007 - Updated the civil architecture page.

3 Jun 2007 - Updated the Miscellany trip report.

12 May 2007 - Loaded the Holloman Hijinks trip report.

22 April 2007 - Loaded the Trinity Site trip report.

16 Apr 2007 - Updated the civil architecture page.

10 April 2007 - Loaded the Vacation Time trip report.

28 Mar 2007 - Updated the civil architecture page.

4 Feb 2007 - Loaded the Florida A to Z trip report.

3 Feb 2007 - Updated the civil architecture page.

17 Dec 2006 - Uploaded the Viva Las Vegas! trip report.

29 Oct 2006 - Loaded the Alabama 2006 trip report. Updated the civil architecture page.

21 Oct 2006 - Updated the civil architecture page.

29 Sep 2006 - Loaded the Cannon Fun trip report.

24 Sep 2006 - Updated the civil architecture page.

7 Sep 2005 - Updated the Miscellany trip report.

6 Sep 2006 - Uploaded the Show Me Missile Sites trip report.

5 Sep 2006 - Uploaded the Back to Beale trip report.

4 Sep 2006 - Added the Subways, Buses, and Trainstrip report.

21 Aug 2006 - Updated the civil architecture page. Removed several dead links, and corrected some URLs, on the Link Control Center.

26 May 2006 - Added the Kitty Hawk at Last!trip report.

20 May 2006 - Updated the Miscellany trip report, and also the civil architecture page.

10 Apr 2006 - Added Flying Fortress over Dallas to the Flights page.

2 Apr 2006 - Updated the civil architecture page.

25 Mar 2006 - Uploaded the Abilene Again trip report.

23 Mar 2006 - Uploaded the Arizona Antics trip report. (Scott finally visits the Titan Missile Museum!)

17 Mar 2006 - Added five courthouses, five theaters, two Carnegie libraries, two gas stations, and a water tower to the civil architecture page.

22 Dec 2005 - Added the Beltway Defenders trip report.

26 Oct 2005 - Updated theMiscellany trip report, and also the civil architecture page.

18 Oct 2005 - Uploaded the Why not Minot? trip report.

14 Sep 2005 - Updated the Miscellany trip report, and also the civil architecture page.

3 Sep 2005 - Updated the Miscellany trip report.

9 Aug 2005 - Updated the Miscellany trip report.

26 Jul 2005 - Updated the Miscellany trip report, and also the civil architecture page.

16 Jul 2005 - Uploaded the Dickey-Goober or Bust! trip report.

11 Jul 2005 - Added two courthouses, three theaters, and a section dedicated to Cool Signage to the civil architecture page.

30 May 2005 - Updated the Miscellany trip report, also updated the civil architecture page, and added the official DoD BRAC web page to Link Control Center.

22 May 2005 - Added a PayPal Donate button on my home page, and trip report index page.

22 May 2005 - Closed Variation Authorized to new entries as of Dec 2004. Added a new report, Miscellany, to take its place starting in 2005. Added new photos of Globe Aircraft Corporation and Hicks Field to Miscellany.

16 May 2005 - Added an Art Deco warehouse to the civil architecture page.

1 May 2005 - Finally, a new trip report! Wyoming Weekends covers visits in Colorado, Nebraska, and Wyoming.

9 Apr 2005 - Added five county courthouses, one Carnegie library, two theaters, a power plant and a "moonlight tower" to the civil architecture page.

22 Mar 2005 - Added another Art Moderne House, and another water tower, to the civil architecture page.

26 Feb 2005 - Added new photos of an Art Moderne House to the civil architecture page. Also replaced several photos on that page with better images, enhanced using Photoshop Elements.

4 Feb 2005 - Replaced photos in the Back to Maryland trip report with larger images. The photos have also been slightly enhanced using Adobe Photoshop Elements software, to improve the colors and remove the gray haze introduced by the Sony Mavica digital camera.

4 Feb 2005 - Corrected spelling of Robins Field, MS, in the Database Summary for W.W.II Contract Flying Schools 50 Years Later. Thanks go to Steve Hickok for researching the name.

16 Jan 2005 - Replaced photos in the Operation Solo Turkey, and Spring is in the Airtrip reports with larger, better images. Also, added four windmill photos to the civil architecture page.

9 Jan 2005 - Added a courthouse to the civil architecture page.

8 Jan 2005 - Replaced photos in the South Texas Flashback, Mission to Marfa, Career Change Scramble, Killeen Sweep, and Answering the Call trip reports. Also replaced some of the photos (the digital camera shots, not the scans) in the Variation Authorized trip report.

2 Jan 2005 - Replaced photos in Meander to Madison trip report with larger images. The photos have also been slightly enhanced using Adobe Photoshop Elements software, to improve the colors and remove the gray haze introduced by the Sony Mavica digital camera.

1 Jan 2005 - More minor corrections and clarifications to List of Air Force Bases and W.W.II Army Air Fields 50 Years Later database listings, thanks to input from Al Hidma. A summary of changes is on each of the pages.

17 Dec 2004 - Added new photos of Perrin AFB to the Variation Authorized trip report. Added a Carnegie library to the civil architecture page.

5 Dec 2004 - Added new photos of Hensley Field to the Variation Authorizedtrip report. Added a theater to the civil architecture page.

5 Dec 2004 - Replaced photos in Bases, Buses, and Boats trip report with larger images. The photos have also been slightly enhanced using Adobe Photoshop Elements software, to improve the colors and remove the gray haze introduced by the Sony Mavica digital camera.

27 Nov 2004 - Added Fort Worth, Royal Flying Corps Graves in Greenwood Memorial Park to the Variation Authorized trip report. Added four courthouses, two Carnegie libraries, one theater, and two reference books to the civil architecture page.

22 Nov 2004 - Minor corrections and clarifications to List of Air Force Bases and W.W.II Army Air Fields 50 Years Later database listings, thanks to input from Al Hidma. A summary of changes is on each of the pages.

21 Nov 2004 - Added links for USA PhotoMaps and AirfieldsDatabase web pages to Link Control Center.

6 Nov 2004 - Added new photos of Gainesville AAFld and Denton Airport to the Variation Authorized trip report. Added two courthouses and a Carnegie library to the civil architecture page.

16 Oct 2004 - Added a courthouse and a theater to the civil architecture page.

8 Oct 2004 - Missile site enthusiasts, be sure to watch History Channel's MAIL CALL on Tuesday, 12 Oct 2004. (Check local listings or go to the History Channel web site at www.historychannel.com/mailcall for times.) My friend Larry Sanders will appear in a segment focused on the history of the Atlas ICBM. The production team spent several hours at Sanders' Atlas ICBM site interviewing Larry and videotaping the site.

27 Sep 2004 - Added two courthouses to the civil architecture page. Corrected a typo in the coordinates for Brookley AFB AL, on the List of Air Force Bases page.

14 Sep 2004 - Added a Paris, France, hotel view to the civil architecture page.

11 Sep 2004 - Added two courthouses and one theater to the civil architecture page.

6 Sep 2004 - Added a photo of an Art Moderne house to the civil architecture page.

1 Sep 2004 - Added Carson Homes, and new photo of HQ AAFTC TX, to the Variation Authorized trip report.

29 Aug 2004 - Added four courthouses and two theaters to the civil architecture page.

26 Jul 2004 - Posted a minor revision to Joe McCusker's Air Force Bases page, updating information for Hancock Field.

26 Jul 2004 - My friend Mark Morgan (the Nike missile site guru) has a new book out. See the Schiffer Books web page for information on Intruder: The Operational History of Grumman's A-6.

25 Jul 2004 - Expanded information on Bradley Field, in Bases, Buses, and Boats trip report. My thanks go to Tom Hildreth for sharing this info.

17 Jul 2004 - Added a paragraph on Googie, Second Empire, and Streamline Moderne styles to the civil architecture page.

10 Jul 2004 - Added Numbered USAF Historical Studies web page to Link Control Center. This is a gold mine of .PDF files available for download, from the Air Force Historical Research Agency.

8 Jul 2004 - Added Missile Site Coordinates web page to Link Control Center. An excellent source of information about USAF ICBM sites.

6 Jul 2004 - Corrected dates for Snark missiles at Presque Isle AFB, in Bases, Buses, and Boats trip report. My thanks go to sharp-eyed historian M.B. for catching this error!

24 Jun 2004 - Added www.usaaf.netto Link Control Center.

21 Jun 2004 - Posted a page of photographs of civil architecture.

1 Jun 2004 - Added Globe Aircraft Corporation to the Variation Authorized trip report.

31 May 2004 - Posted Bases, Buses, and Boats trip report.

23 May 2004 - Posted a minor revision to Joe McCusker's Air Force Bases page, updating information for Brooks AFB, Kalkaska AFB, and Ramey AFB.

10 May 2004 - Added Buckley AFB to the List of Air Force Bases page, and refined the coordinates for Slocum AFB.

5 Apr 2004 - Posted minor revisions to the South Texas Flashback, Mission to Marfa, and Spring is in the Air trip reports. Changes are summarized at the top of each page.

23 Mar 2004 - Added lat/lon coordinates for Pepperrell AFB to the List of Air Force Bases page.

20 Mar 2004 - Added a revisit of Clear Springs AF Auxiliary Field to the Variation Authorized trip report.

29 Feb 2004 - Posted an update to Joe McCusker's Air Force Bases.

16 Feb 2004 - Posted updates to Link Control Center.

15 Jan 2004 - Posted updates to Link Control Center.

28 Dec 2003 - Added new information to Dyess Missile Sites, Nike Sites with Earlier or Later Use by the Air Force, and Link Control Center.

26 Nov 2003 - Added Carswell Communications Annex Receiver and Carswell ILS Outer Marker Annex to the Variation Authorized trip report.

25 Nov 2003 - Posted Meander to Madison trip report.

25 Nov 2003 - Added a section of historic preservation sites to Link Control Center.

21 Nov 2003 - Added new information to the South Texas Flashback trip report.

26 Oct 2003 - Added Barron field to the Variation Authorized trip report.

18 Oct 2003 - Added Cuero Muni Aprt to the Variation Authorized trip report. Also posted updates to Link Control Center.

8 Oct 2003 - Added new information to the Air Force Plant page.

25 Sep 2003 - Added an anecdote from Jim Kaneski to the Texan Flight report.

21 Sep 2003 - Added Camp Mystic and Kerrville Muni Aprt to the Variation Authorized trip report.

11 Sep 2003 - Posted Mission to Marfa trip report.

3 Sep 2003 - Posted an update to New England in May trip report.

14 Aug 2003 - Posted South Texas Flashback trip report.

30 Jul 2003 - Volume III of Lou Thole's Forgotten Fields of America is now available.

8 Jul 2003 - Added a link to Clarke Ketter's excellent Stony Brook AFS web page.

14 Jun 2003 - The site is back online, after I moved to a new hosting company.

9 Jun 2003 - The site is down, thanks to my web-hosting company going belly up.

1 Jun 2003 - Posted a list of the 58 relay-node sites in the Ground Wave Emergency Network (GWEN).

6 May 2003 - Added a DRAFT list of installations officially designated as Air Force Plant.

22 Apr 2003 - Added Benbrook Field to the Variation Authorized trip report.

6 Apr 2003 - Posted updates to Link Control Center.

22 Mar 2003 - Added Brooks Homes Fam Hsg Anx and Kelly Homes Fam Hsg Anx to the Variation Authorized trip report. Also added a link for balloon base information to the Link Control Center.

9 Feb 2003 - Added Lake McQueeney Recreation Annex to the Variation Authorized trip report.

5 Feb 2003 - Added an alphabetical list of visited installations, showing the applicable reports.

4 Feb 2003 - Added link for a coordinate translation web site to Installations Research Tips.

26 Jan 2003 - Added Lavernia Radio Beacon Annex to the Variation Authorized trip report.

20 Jan 2003 - Posted a draft research paper, When does "Air Force base" have a Capital "B"?

17 Jan 2003 - Added a link to books available from the Air Force History Support Office. Both volumes of Air Force Bases are available as .PDF files. These are a "must have" for Air Force base fans.

13 Jan 2003 - Posted Career Change Scramble trip report.

4 Dec 2002 - Added a link on my home page for Alta Vista's Babel Fish translation service.

1 Dec 2002 - Updated style and format in Tulsa Tour 2000, Alabama Revisited, Alabama Encore, and Thanksgiving in the Heartland trip reports.

30 Nov 2002 - Upgraded selected photos in Rapid City Maneuvers trip report, also updated format.

29 Nov 2002 - Updated format and style in Answering the Call, Operation Solo Turkey, Atlas E, Lufkin at Last, and Return to Randolph trip reports.

28 Nov 2002 - Updated style in Killeen Sweep trip report.

28 Nov 2002 - Upgraded photos in West Texas 2000 trip report, also updated format.

27 Nov 2002 - Updated style in Dyess Missile Sites report.

26 Nov 2002 - Removed the presentation on AF basing in the Southwest.

26 Nov 2002 - Upgraded remaining photos in Flight Reports page.

25 Nov 2002 - Upgraded most photos in Flight Reports page, also updated format.

25 Nov 2002 - Upgraded photos in Bomber Flight report, also updated format.

25 Nov 2002 - Updated style in Texan Flight report, also resized some photos.

25 Nov 2002 - Upgraded photos in Stearman Flight report, also updated format.

24 Nov 2002 - Upgraded photos in Mascoutah Reunion Visit trip report.

24 Nov 2002 - Added photos to Southwest Oklahoma trip report.

22 Nov 2002 - Added photos to Abilene Roundup trip report, also updated style and edited content.

22 Nov 2002 - Added photos to West Texas Trip trip report.

22 Nov 2002 - Added photos to Perrin AFB and Vicinity trip report.

21 Nov 2002 - Added photos to Central Texas Trip trip report.

21 Nov 2002 - Added photos to Colorado Springs, Four Bases in One Day trip report.

21 Nov 2002 - Posted a minor update to Variation Authorized trip report, adding Cox AAFld.

19 Nov 2002 - Updated style and format of Installations Research Tips page.

18 Nov 2002 - Added additional photos to Crazy From the Heat trip report.

17 Nov 2002 - Added photos to Alexandria Business Trip trip report.

16 Nov 2002 - Added photos to Arkansas Adventure trip report.

16 Nov 2002 - Added photos to New York Reunion Visit trip report.

14 Nov 2002 - Posted Louisiana Locations trip report.

13 Nov 2002 - Posted a major update to Variation Authorized trip report, adding locations and photos.

10 Nov 2002 - Added photos to Let the Games Begin! trip report.

10 Nov 2002 - Added photos to School Daze trip report.

7 Nov 2002 - Posted minor updates to Perrin AFB and Vicinity, Southwest Oklahoma, Colorado Springs, Four Bases in One Day, and Central Texas Trip. Mostly format updates, and some minor content and editing changes.

3 Nov 2002 - Posted The Detour Tour trip report.

3 Nov 2002 - Posted minor updates to Spring is in the Air, New England in May, Crazy From the Heat, and Mascoutah Reunion Visit trip reports. Mostly format updates, and some minor content and editing changes.

28 Oct 2002 - Updated Variation Authorized trip report. It now includes the former North Dallas Recon, DFW Area AT&T Sites, and Denton Nike Site reports.

27 Oct 2002 - Added photos to Aerosmith Tour trip report.

18 Oct 2002 - Added photos to Alabama 4th of July trip report.

13 Oct 2002 - Added a few photos to Arkansas Adventure and School Daze trip reports. More will follow in the future, these were just a few I had already scanned for other projects.

12 Oct 2002 - Posted minor updates to New York Reunion Visit, Arkansas Adventure, Alexandria Business Trip, and West Texas Trip. Mostly format updates, and some minor content and editing changes.

12 Oct 2002 - Replaced three D-01 photos with larger, clearer images. Added some additional comments about the photos.

8 Oct 2002 - Posted minor updates to Let the Games Begin!, Alabama 4th of July, Aerosmith Tour, and School Daze trip reports. Mostly format updates, and some minor content and editing changes.

7 Oct 2002 - Added the first of many updates to my Variation Authorized trip report.

6 Oct 2002 - Posted an updated version of Rapid City Maneuvers, including D-01 "downstairs" photos.

6 Oct 2002 - Posted Variation Authorized trip report.

2 Oct 2002 - Posted Back to Maryland trip report.

1 Oct 2002 - Posted JAAFAR 4-70-01, listing the bases transferred from the Army to the USAF in 1948

1 Oct 2002 - Posted DAF G.O. #2, the first order redesignating Army Air Fields as Air Force Bases, in 1948

1 Oct 2002 - Posted minor corrections to Tulsa Tour 2000 trip report.

1 Oct 2002 - Added a eulogy for Air Force veteran, airfield researcher, and friend Tim Rose.

24 Aug 2002 - Minor update to Nike Sites with Earlier or Later Use by the Air Force.

21 Aug 2002 - Added links to United States Coast Artillery Photographs and the Coast Defense Study Group.

21 Aug 2002 - Second edition of Rings of Supersonic Steel now available for purchase.

16 Aug 2002 - Minor update to Nike Sites with Earlier or Later Use by the Air Force.

12 Aug 2002 - Posted minor editing update to Perrin Field's Off-Base Annexes.

11 Aug 2002 - Posted an updated W.W.II Army Air Fields 50 Years Later with six additional airfields added since first publication five years ago.

10 Aug 2002 - Minor update toNike Sites with Earlier or Later Use by the Air Force.

9 Aug 2002 - Added Boardman Flight Strip to my list of flight strips.

9 Aug 2002 - Added Dell Flight Strip, Site 28, SL-GT, to my list of intermediate fields.

6 Aug 2002 - Added link to an article on the W.W.II aerospace industry.

6 Aug 2002 - Added brief paper on Royal Air Force Training in Oklahoma during World War II.

6 Aug 2002 - Added brief paper on Jones Field, Texas.

19 Jul 2002 - Made minor corrections to aircraft nomenclature on Flight Reports page.

9 Jun 2002 - Posted Spring is in the Air trip report.

2 Jun 2002 - Minor editing changes to Link Control Center, Installation Research Tips, and the Index page.


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