ripping up walls and sections of crumbling
drywall and old flooring. The sheetrock was
patched and they put up a couple of new walls
and doors and hardware. Finally, after install-
ing a truckload of new trim we had a relative-
ly intact flight office that started to resemble
contact someone at Atmos Energy and in-
quire about the pipeline. Frank sent an e-mail
to Doug Knautch at Atmos and asked a long
list of questions: size of the pipes, age, con-
tents, easement width, and others. He politely
inquired how they would feel about lowering
their pipeline a bit so I could build a heavy-
weight corporate runway over the top.
upgraded with new flooring, paint, trim and other improvements. Photo courtesy of David Hannah III.