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Photograph of the Flying Boat in an airplane hangar, Terminal Island, California, circa late 1950s

Digital ID
whh000253
Title
Photograph of the Flying Boat in an airplane hangar, Terminal Island, California, circa late 1950s
Description
The inside of a specialized airplane hangar engineered to store and maintain the Flying Boat on Terminal Island in Los Angeles Harbor, California.
Aircraft
Source
Image ID: 0321 0283
Original Collection
Date
1957; 1958; 1959
Graphic Elements (TGM)
DC Type
Genre (TGM)
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Digital Publisher
University of Nevada, Las Vegas University Libraries
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Master File Creation Date
2012-08-09
Master File Extent
6158 x 4984 pixels; 10.26 x 8.31 inches; 87,800,000 bytes
Master File Format
image/tiff
Master File Operating System
Microsoft Windows XP Professional, Version 5.1, Service Pack 3
Master File Quality
24 bit color; 8 bit gray-scale; 600 ppi
 

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Robert 2013-10-09 @ 12:33 AM
Great pic but this was not Culver City. The location is terminal island. That was the "at ready notice" hangar that Mr Hughes built especially for the plane. Below the plane is a channel that cold be flooded with water in order to lift and float it right out the hangar. It was at a a annual cost of over a million dollars a year to keep the humidity, temp and equipment set at all times for Howard to just hop in and take a flight if he wanted too.
UNLV Library Staff2013-10-11 @ 12:04 PM
Thank you for your information! Library staff strive to provide the most accurate information and we appreciate your input. Thank you for visiting our collection!
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