A deteriorating T-29D Convair sits near the hangar at the defunct Mercer Airfield off Interstate 75 in Calhoun, Ga. As many as 20 vintage planes once called the airfield and museum home. 
Staff Photo by Andy Johns/Chattanooga Times Free Press
A deteriorating T-29D Convair sits near the hangar at the defunct Mercer Airfield off Interstate 75 in Calhoun, Ga. As many as 20 vintage planes once called the airfield and museum home. Staff Photo by Andy Johns/Chattanooga Times Free Press
published Friday, May 13th, 2011
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E.L. Mercer didn’t want his grandsons climbing all over his fancy Beechcraft Bonanza airplane. So he did what he saw as the logical thing: He built them a museum and brought in a dozen planes they were allowed to climb on.

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