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Photograph of the Hughes Flying Boat wing under construction, Culver City, California, June 1, 1945 View of construction of one of the wings of the Hughes Flying Boat in a hangar at the Hughes Aircraft Company, June 1, 1945. Scaffolding is seen underneath the wing.
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Photograph of construction around the Flying Boat, Long Beach Harbor, California, July 16, 1947 Construction around Howard Hughes' Flying Boat at Long Beach Harbor, California. Date stamped on back of photo.
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Photograph of Howard Hughes supervising construction of the D-2, Culver City, California, 1943 Howard Hughes (in white shirt) supervises construction of the Hughes D-2 at the Hughes Aircraft Company. in Culver City, California. The D-2 was the prototype of the XF-11.
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Photograph of the construction of Howard Hughes' Hercules, circa 1946 A view of the construction of Howard Hughes' Hercules.
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Photograph of the construction of Howard Hughes' Hercules, California, circa 1946 A view of the construction of Howard Hughes' Hercules in California.
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Photograph of the construction of the Spruce Goose, circa 1946 A view of the construction of Howard Hughes' Hercules.
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Photograph of the construction of Howard Hughes' Hercules, circa 1946 A view of the construction of Howard Hughes' Hercules.
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Photograph of Howard Hughes and Claud D. Pepper, San Pedro, California, November 04, 1947 A view of Howard Hughes and Florida's Senator Claude D. Pepper inspecting the construction of the Spruce Goose in San Pedro, California.
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Photograph of Howard Hughes and Claud D. Pepper, San Pedro, California, November 04, 1947 A view of Howard Hughes and Florida's Senator Claude D. Pepper inspecting the construction of the Spruce Goose in San Pedro, California.
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Photograph of Howard Hughes and Claud D. Pepper, San Pedro, California, November 04, 1947 A view of Howard Hughes and Florida's Senator Claude D. Pepper inspecting the construction of the Spruce Goose in San Pedro, California.
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Photograph of Howard Hughes and others, San Pedro, California, November 01, 1947 A view of Howard Hughes and others inspecting the construction of the Spruce Goose in San Pedro, California. From left to right, the men include: Wressey C. Cocue, Homer (Dave) Roe, Dave Graig, Dave Kuans, Glenn Odeuiru, Howard Hughes,...
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Photograph of Howard Hughes and Claud D. Pepper, San Pedro, California, November 04, 1947 A view of Howard Hughes and Florida's Senator Claude D. Pepper inspecting the construction of the Spruce Goose in San Pedro, California.
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Photograph of Howard Hughes and Claud D. Pepper, San Pedro, California, November 04, 1947 A view of Howard Hughes and Florida's Senator Claude D. Pepper inspecting the construction of the Spruce Goose in San Pedro, California.
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Aerial photograph of the Hughes Flying Boat on Terminal Island in the Los Angeles Harbor,... The Hughes HK-1 Flying Boat under construction on Terminal Island in the Los Angeles Harbor before its test run.
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Photograph of the construction of Howard Hughes' Hercules, circa 1946 A view of the construction of Howard Hughes' Hercules.
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Photograph of the construction of Howard Hughes' Hercules, June 12, 1946 Description given with photo: "Prepare to Move "Hercules" Wing, Culver City, Calif. -- One of the two 34-ton wing sections of Howard Hughes' eight-engined Hercules, world's largest flying boat, is put on house-moving dollies in Culver City, Calif., before beginning...
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Photograph of Howard Hughes' Flying Boat, Long Beach, California, November 02, 1947 A view of Howard Hughes' Flying Boat being prepared for a test run in Long Beach, California.
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Photograph of Howard Hughes' Flying Boat, San Pedro, California, November 02, 1947 A view of Howard Hughes' Flying Boat being prepared for a test run in San Pedro, California.
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Film transparency of the Landmark Hotel and the International Hotel, Las Vegas, 1969 The Landmark Hotel, with a view of the International Hotel being constructed in the background, 1969.
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Photograph of Howard Hughes and Claud D. Pepper, San Pedro, California, October 03, 1947 Description given with photo: "Pepper Sees Hughes Plane, Los Angeles, Calif.: Florida's Senator Claude D. Pepper (left) dropped into Los Angeles October 3, for a neck-cranning look at the 200-ton HK-1 Hughes Flying Boat. Pepper praised Howard Hughes...
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Photograph of Howard Hughes' Flying Boat, San Pedro, California, November 02, 1947 A view of Howard Hughes' Flying Boat being prepared for a test run in San Pedro, California.
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Photograph of Howard Hughes' Flying Boat, Long Beach, California, November 02, 1947 A view of Howard Hughes' Flying Boat being prepared for a test run in Long Beach, California.
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Photograph of Howard Hughes' Flying Boat, San Pedro, California, November 02, 1947 A view of Howard Hughes' Flying Boat being prepared for a test run in San Pedro, California.
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Photograph of Howard Hughes' Flying Boat, San Pedro, California, November 02, 1947 A view of Howard Hughes' Flying Boat being prepared for a test run in San Pedro, California.
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Photograph of Hughes' Flying Boat on a test run, San Pedro, California, November 01, 1947 A view of Howard Hughes conducting a test run of his Flying Boat in San Pedro, California.
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Photograph of Howard Hughes' Flying Boat, San Pedro, California, November 02, 1947 A view of Howard Hughes' Flying Boat being prepared for a test run in San Pedro, California.
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Photograph of Howard Hughes' Flying Boat, Long Beach, California, November 02, 1947 A view of Howard Hughes' Flying Boat being prepared for a test run in Long Beach, California.
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Photograph of Howard Hughes' Flying Boat, Long Beach, California, November 02, 1947 A view of Howard Hughes' Flying Boat being prepared for a test run in Long Beach, California.
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Aerial photograph of the Hughes Aircraft plant, Tucson, Arizona, 1951 Hughes Aircraft plant in Tucson, Arizona, during construction, 1951.
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Photograph of Howard Hughes' Flying Boat, Long Beach, California, November 02, 1947 Description given with photo: "Hughes Flying Boat - Port bow in dry dock at Terminal Island. Howard Hughes and Jack Jerman on platform in background. Long Beach, Cal."
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Photograph of Howard Hughes' Flying Boat, Long Beach, California, November 02, 1947 A view of Howard Hughes' Flying Boat being prepared for a test run in Long Beach, California.
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Photograph of Howard Hughes' Flying Boat, Long Beach, California, November 02, 1947 A view of Howard Hughes' Flying Boat being prepared for a test run in Long Beach, California.
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Photograph of Howard Hughes and the Flying Boat, San Pedro, California, November 01, 1947 Description given with photo: "Poised For Trial Run, San Pedro, Calif.: Two engineers are dwarfed by the four right wing engines of Howard Hughes' mammoth plywood flying boat as the 200-tom craft is readied for taxi tests in Los...
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Photograph of Howard Hughes speaking to the press, Los Angeles, August 03, 1947 Description given with photo: "Man of the Hour, Los Angeles: Howard Hughes, for whom a subpoena was issued calling for his (?) appearance is Washington, is shown immediate candid shots as he spoke to newsmen. Three wealthy plane manufacturer...
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Photograph of Howard Hughes' Flying Boat, Long Beach, California, November 02, 1947 A view of Howard Hughes' Flying Boat being prepared for a test run in Long Beach, California.
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Photograph of Howard Hughes' Flying Boat, San Pedro, California, November 02, 1947 A view of Howard Hughes' Flying Boat being prepared for a test run in San Pedro, California.
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Photograph of Howard Hughes' Flying Boat, Long Beach, California, November 03, 1947 Description given with photo: "Before Surprise Flight, Long Beach, Calif.: No longer land-locked, Howard Hughes' 200-ton flying boat, world's largest plane, rides free in Los Angeles harbor after being floated for the first time. The builder and pilot...
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Photograph of Howard Hughes' Flying Boat, San Pedro, California, November 02, 1947 A view of Howard Hughes' Flying Boat being prepared for a test run in San Pedro, California.
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Photograph of Howard Hughes' Flying Boat, San Pedro, California, November 01, 1947 Description given with photo: "Float Hughes Flying Boat, San Pedro, Calif.: Water pours into Howard Hughes' mammoth drydock as the millionaire plane builder prepares to float his giant plywood flying boat on November 1st. The nose of the 200-ton...
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Photograph of Howard Hughes and others, San Pedro, California, November 04, 1947 Description given with photo: "Float Flying Boat, San Pedro, Calif.: Workmen prepare to float Howard Hughes' 200-ton plywood flying boat at San Pedro on Nov. 1st for taxi tests in Los Angeles Harbor. The craft can be seen in...
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Photograph of Howard Hughes' Flying Boat, Long Beach, California, November 02, 1947 A view of Howard Hughes' Flying Boat being prepared for a test run in Long Beach, California.
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Photograph of the fuselage of Hughes' Flying Boat being moved to Terminal Island in the... A section of Howard Hughes' "Spruce Goose" or "Flying Boat" 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 in June...
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Photograph of the hull of the Hughes Flying Boat being transported from Culver City to... The hull of the $20,000,000 airplane, also known as the Flying Boat or Spruce Goose, being transferred from Culver City to Terminal Island in the Los Angeles Harbor. The Flying Boat was moved to Terminal Island's graving dock where construction...
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Photograph of crowd witnessing the fuselage of Hughes Flying Boat in transit, California, June 16,... 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...
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Photograph of fuselage of the Hughes Flying Boat in transit, California, June 16, 1946 A section of Howard Hughes' "Spruce Goose" or "Flying Boat" 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 in June...
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Photograph of the Flying Boat being assembled at the Long Beach Harbor, California, January 8,... Howard Hughes' "Spruce Goose" or "Flying Boat" being assembled at the Long Beach Harbor in January 1947. Date stamped on back of photo.
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Photograph of the Flying Boat being assembled at the Long Beach Harbor, California, July 10,... Howard Hughes' "Spruce Goose" or "Flying Boat" being assembled at Long Beach Harbor.
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Photograph of the Flying Boat being assembled at the Long Beach Harbor, California, January 8,... Howard Hughes' "Spruce Goose" or "Flying Boat" being assembled at Long Beach Harbor. Date stamped on back of photo.
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Photograph of a diagram of Howard Hughes' Lockheed 14 monoplane, July, 11, 1938 A diagram of Hughes' record-making Lockheed Plane. Typed on a piece of paper included with the image:"Pictured above is a diagram showing the construction and the special features of the Lockheed 14 monoplane in which Howard Hughes and his...
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Photograph of Howard Hughes and others studying Flying Boat plans, circa mid 1940s Howard Hughes (center) studying diagrams for the Flying Boat with two unidentified men.
 

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