HOME  »  Europe 2007 » Hahn  (27 Slides)     [Page 1 of 2] :: Jump To  
  You have reached the first page You have reached the first page      Up one level      Next page Last page  
IMG_1179 * Driving along the ridge of the Hunsrückhölenstrasse, we pass an old Roman grain solo...
IMG_1181 * through the village of Lautzenhausen...
IMG_1183 * a tiny village which leads to...
IMG_1184 * the old main gate of Hahn Airbase where I lived in 1956-57.
IMG_1222 * Many of the original buildings are still in place...
  IMG_1179  
  IMG_1181  
  IMG_1183  
  IMG_1184  
  IMG_1222  
IMG_1223 * althought not in use...
IMG_1224 * and sometimes not well maitained...
IMG_1186 * including the old beverage store.  But some buildings are in service...
IMG_1185 * especially the old control tower as this is now a branch of the Frankfrurt airport specializing in low cost carriers and charters...
IMG_1227 * including the Russian carrier Aeroflot... who would have envisioned this in 1957 at the height of the cold war...
  IMG_1223  
  IMG_1224  
  IMG_1186  
  IMG_1185  
  IMG_1227  
IMG_1231 * when our F100 Super Sabers were housed in hardened shelters...
IMG_1229 * and we had our nuclear missiles aimed toward the USSR.
IMG_1225 * Heading back to the main gate, we turn toward the housing area.
IMG_1188 * Building 1311, our home in 1956-57...
IMG_1191 * where I proudly display the patch of the Hahn Group at http://groups.msn.com/HahnAirBase/
  IMG_1231  
  IMG_1229  
  IMG_1225  
  IMG_1188  
  IMG_1191  
IMG_1195 * First, looking left, I cross the street...
IMG_1193 * in the direction of the old school...
IMG_1205 * which is now used by Lufthansa cargo operations...
IMG_1213 * where once again I display the Hahn Club patch.
IMG_1208 * Looking around, I see the housing areas where many of my school friend played...
  IMG_1195  
  IMG_1193  
  IMG_1205  
  IMG_1213  
  IMG_1208  
Back to Friends & Family home page.