Photo gallery - Azores - Runway construction

below: The Big Cut on Runway 21-03, where a seventy-foot hill was removed

below: Using a mobile crane to pull a diesel engine out of a caterpiller tractor during runway grading

below: Constructing a culvert across the runway using fifty-gallon drums

below: Fine grading Runway 34-16

below: Laying base, Runway 34-16

below: B-17s, bulldozers and scrapers, the weapons of modern warfare in World War II

below: Runway 39-11 in use