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Original ORD Development - Recent Tribune Article  
User currently offlineJettaKnight From United States of America, joined Feb 2007, 199 posts, RR: 0
Posted (7 years 12 months ago) and read 1841 times:

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


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, 6833 posts, RR: 3
Reply 1, posted (7 years 11 months 4 weeks 1 day 21 hours ago) and read 1606 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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