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Aerial photograph of Hughes Flying Boat ready for tests, Terminal Island, California, October 13, 1946

Digital ID
whh000383
Title
Aerial photograph of Hughes Flying Boat ready for tests, Terminal Island, California, October 13, 1946
Group Creator
Description
Press Release attached to photo: "HUGHES HERCULES READY FOR TESTS. LONG BEACH, CAL. An aerial view shows Howard Hughes' giant plywood seaplane Hercules ready for taxi tests at Long Beach. The initial flight of the plane, which cost $20,000,000 and will seat 700 persons, will not be attempted until early in 1947. ACME 10/13/46." Los Angeles Harbor, Terminal Island are now known as Long Beach.
Aircraft
Source
Image ID: 0321 0408
Original Collection
Date
1946-10-13
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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
2012-09-13
Master File Extent
5849 x 4619 pixels; 9.75 x 7.70 inches; 81,051,648 bytes
Master File Format
image/tiff
Master File Operating System
Microsoft Windows XP Professional, Version 5.1, Service Pack 3
Master File Quality
86 bit color; 8 bit gray-scale; 600 ppi ; 600
 

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