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Original ORD Development - Recent Tribune Article  
User currently offlineJettaKnight From United States of America, joined Feb 2007, 195 posts, RR: 0
Posted (6 years 4 months 2 weeks 6 days 6 hours ago) and read 1458 times:

An interesting read regarding the initial construction of Orchard-Douglas Field (now O'Hare):

http://www.chicagotribune.com/busine...-mxa0525oharemay25,0,4024153.story

Those were certainly different times (WWII, no NIMBYs) - built in a year!

[Edited 2008-06-04 07:51:14]

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User currently offlineKELPkid From United States of America, joined Nov 2005, 6407 posts, RR: 3
Reply 1, posted (6 years 4 months 2 weeks 6 days 3 hours ago) and read 1223 times:

I know Runway 18/36 at ORD was decomissioned in the last couple of years, but wasn't that the field's original runway?

Good article, BTW...



Celebrating the birth of KELPkidJR on August 5, 2009 :-)
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