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Monday, July 11, 2016

The Tustin Blimp Hangars

Vintage Orange      Wednesday, July 13  2016

The massive wooden blimp hangars of the former Lighter Than Air (LTA) base in Tustin are two of the most iconic structures in Orange County.

Local writer and historian Guy Ball discusses the unique history of these buildings as well as what's planned for their future.


Guy Ball has been an Orange County resident for over about 40 years. He is a Board member of the Orange County Historical Society and an Associate board member, Santa Ana Historical Preservation Society  (previously long-time, executive board member and treasurer) He is author of
Images of America: Tustin, Early Santa Ana, and Santa Ana in Vintage Postcards.  Currently, he is working on new book, Tustin through Time for Fonthill Media.

For more information and images of the Tustin LTA base, check out The Tustin Historical Society Website

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