Larger than the ark

Nov 7, 2016 by

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Ark Replicates Genesis” (July 18) says the replica of Noah’s ark in Kentucky is the world’s largest timber-framed structure. I take issue with that statement. In Til­lamook, Ore., is a wooden framed building 1,100 feet long, 250 feet wide and 100 feet high. It was a blimp hangar built during World War II. I worked in this building when it was converted into a plywood mill. If they opened the doors on both ends, small planes could fly through it. It was said to be the largest wooden structure in the world, and it stands today.

Orvan Miller
Salem, Ore.


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