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Photograph of a crowd watching the fuselage of Hughes Flying Boat in transit, California, June 16, 1946

Digital ID
whh000323
Title
Photograph of a crowd watching the fuselage of Hughes Flying Boat in transit, California, June 16, 1946
Description
Transcribed from stamp on back of photo: "June 16, 1946; Hughes Aircraft Photo." Crowds and policeman watching as a section of Howard Hughes' "Spruce Goose" or "Flying Boat" was being moved (with a police escort) from the Hughes Aircraft plant in Culver City, California to Terminal Island in the Los Angeles Harbor where the plane was assembled June 1946. The men are raising the power lines so the fuselage can pass under.
Aircraft
Source
Image ID: 0321 0367
Original Collection
Date
1946-06-16
Graphic Elements (TGM)
DC Type
Genre (TGM)
Rights
This material may be protected by copyright. Personal, including educational and academic, use of this material is without restriction but acknowledgement of the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, University Libraries is requested whether the use is oral, web or in print. Commercial use of any portion of this material requires permission from the University Libraries. For further information please contact Digital Collections: http://digital.library.unlv.edu/contact
Digital Publisher
University of Nevada, Las Vegas University Libraries
Digital Collection
Conversion Specifications
Original material scanned on Epson Expression 10000XL using EPSON Scan Ver. 2.94A software
Master File Creation Date
2012-09-06
Master File Extent
6536 x 4540 pixels; 10.893 x 7.567 inches; 89,021,200 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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