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Quonset hut

A prefabricated military structure in the form of a barrel vault with flat ends, and composed of corrugated sheet steel that is reinforced with steel ribs.

Quonset hut

A prefabricated structure, developed during World War II, that has a semicylindrical shape; commonly constructed of corrugated steel fastened to arched steel ribs that are rigidly fastened to a concrete slab floor.
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Ronnie Vincent of BRING Recycling uses a crowbar to loosen siding on the Quonset hut at the Mount Pisgah Arboretum on Monday.
Pursuing a lengthy and expensive permitting process won't suffice; it will only delay our chance to generate jobs and economic activity at Quonset, and to enhance the quality of life and environmental values that are Rhode Island's core assets.
Larry Ehrhardt (North Kingstown), Steven King (Managing Director, Quonset Development Corporation), Speaker Gordon D.
The company is located at 125 Commerce Park Road in Quonset Point.
The old Quonset hut was outdated years ago,'' said County Supervisor Don Maben, whose district includes Rosamond.
The 56-year-old Quonset hut once was used for cattle when the arboretum and surrounding area was a farm.
Following his military career, Raymond began a 20 year career with CFE Air Cargo of Norfolk, VA, serving as the Terminal Manager for the US Navy's QuickTrans terminals at Quonset Point and Newport, RI.
It began here in Southern California, with tax-free roadside cigarettes in Indio, Quonset hut bingo parlors, clapboard card rooms and, finally, casinos.
Patrol Squadron (VP) 7 arrived in June 1953 from Naval Air Station (NAS) Quonset Point, R.
In May of 1998, seven ports were extended the Request For Proposal (RFP): Halifax, Nova Scotia, Boston, MA, Quonset Point, RI, New York/New Jersey, Philadelphia, PA, Baltimore, MD, and Norfolk, VA.
Bonaventure" or the "Company") has entered into an agreement to acquire a 100% interest in the CMC Silver Property, Watson Lake Mining Division, Yukon Territories, consisting of 104 silver/quartz mineral claims & 12 Yukon fractions in good standing, six trailers, three cabins, several fuel tanks and a Quonset garage, subject to acceptance for filing by the TSX Venture Exchange.
Tenders are invited for Runway 16-34 Culvert Replacement - Quonset State Airport