SITE SURVEY SUMMARY SHEETFORDEW-FUDS SITE NO. J09CA1113BOMB TARGET NO.
HOLLISTER, CALIFORNIASITE NAME:
The site is currently known as TAG
Incorporated (two warehouses with an office),the Christensen Airport (a private air strip), and Lightning Tree Ranch (a residential estate withclubhouse and guest house). The buildings occupy approximately 100 acres near the northernboundary of the property (Figures
and 2). The site was previously known as Bombing TargetArea Number 5, Naval Air Auxiliary Station, Hollister, California, 12th Naval District Alameda,California. The remaining 340 acres of land on the site is open range farm land.
The site is located east of the town of Hollister, County of San Benito, California, sevenmiles east of the State Highway 25 and State Highway 156 interchange. Lone Tree Road bordersthe property to the north and Fairview Road is approximately two miles west; access to thebuildings is off Santa Ana Valley Road (Figure
The address of TAG MFG Inc. (TAG) is1048 Santa Ana Valley Road, San Benito County.
The site covers approximately 440 acres of land that was leased by Mr.and Mrs. Paul
Hudner to the United States Navy, to use
practice dive bombing target site. The site wasleased in June 1943, as record number Noy(R)-35804. Bombing Target Number
Hollister,was a subordinate activity of the Naval Auxiliary Station, Hollister, California (previously knownas the Hollister Air Field). Complete cancellation of the lease was finalized in April, 1955, whenMr. and Mrs. Hudner sold their property.According to the records of San Benito County Assessor's office, the property borderlocation is reference number T12S, R6E,
M. This property is located in the south-