University of Nevada, Las Vegas

University Libraries > Digital Collections > Howard Hughes

Grid | List | Tile

      Title Description
1 Object thumbnail
Photograph of the Hughes Flying Boat skimming the water in the Los Angeles Harbor, November... The Hughes Flying Boat taking off (or landing) in the Los Angeles Harbor, November 2, 1947. Los Angeles Harbor (Calif.)
2 Object thumbnail
Photograph of the Hughes Flying Boat floating in the Los Angeles Harbor, November 2, 1947 The Hughes Flying Boat at Terminal Island in the Los Angeles Harbor, November 2, 1947. Los Angeles Harbor (Calif.)
3 Object thumbnail
Photograph of the Hughes Flying Boat being towed into the Los Angeles Harbor, November 1,... The Hughes Flying Boat being towed toward Los Angeles Harbor, November 1, 1947. Los Angeles Harbor (Calif.)
4 Object thumbnail
Photograph of the Hughes Flying Boat and spectators in the Los Angeles Harbor, November 2,... The Hughes Flying Boat in Los Angeles Harbor, November 2, 1947. A small boat, crowded with people, is seen in the harbor nearby. Los Angeles Harbor (Calif.)
5 Object thumbnail
Photograph of Howard Hughes and assistant in the cockpit of the HK-1 Hercules (Flying Boat),... Howard Hughes with assistant in the cockpit of the Flying Boat, circa 1947.
6 Object thumbnail
Photograph of Howard Hughes' Flying Boat, Long Beach, California, November 02, 1947 Description given with photo: "Howard Hughes Flying Boat at anchor, Terminal Island. (battleships in background) Long Beach, Cal."
7 Object thumbnail
Aerial photograph of the Hughes Flying Boat, Los Angeles Harbor, 1947 The "Flying Boat" (HK-1) docked at the Los Angeles Harbor, 1947.
8 Object thumbnail
Photograph of Howard Hughes with an engineer in Hughes Flying Boat, Los Angeles, November 2,... Howard Hughes talking with an engineer at the rear of the flight deck of Hughes Flying Boat at Terminal Island in the Los Angeles Harbor (now known as Long Beach).
9 Object thumbnail
Aerial photograph of the fully assembled Flying Boat, Los Angeles Harbor, June 23, 1947 An aerial view of the Flying Boat docked at the Los Angeles (now Long Beach) Harbor.
10 Object thumbnail
Aerial photograph of the fully assembled Flying Boat docked at Los Angeles Harbor, June 23,... An aerial view of the Flying Boat docked at the Los Angeles (now Long Beach) Harbor.
11 Object thumbnail
Photograph of the transportation of Howard Hughes' Hercules, California, June 13, 1946 Description given with photo: "Giant Wing Nears End of Journey, Long Beach, Calif. -- Traveling at a snails pace of 2 1/2 miles per hour, hauling truck slowly pulls a wing of Howard Hughes' mammoth plane across a pontoon bridge...
12 Object thumbnail
Photograph of Howard Hughes' Flying Boat, Long Beach, California, November 02, 1947 A view of the controls of Howard Hughes' Flying Boat in Long Beach, California. Howard Hughes (right) is standing next to an unidentified man (probably a mechanic, left).
13 Object thumbnail
Photograph of Howard Hughes' Flying Boat, Long Beach, California, November 02, 1947 Description given with photo: "Howard Hughes Flying Boat at Terminal Island. (Inside fuselage to the rear taken from forward section) Long Beach, Cal."
14 Object thumbnail
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.
15 Object thumbnail
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...
16 Object thumbnail
Photograph of Howard Hughes and pilots in the cockpit of the Flying Boat, November 1,... Trascribed from attached press release: " Howard Hughes (wearing hat) talks over details of tomorrow's initial taxi testing of his 24,000 horsepower flying boat, Nov. 1, 1947." Hughes is standing between Chal Bowen(?) (left) and Gale J. Moore (right).
17 Object thumbnail
Photograph of the transportation of Howard Hughes' Hercules, California, June 13, 1946 Description given with photo: "Hercules Wing Squeezes Through Town Redondo Beach, Calif. - School children throng to watch the 34-ton wing section of Howard Hughes' Hercules, world's largest flying boat, as it is cautiously engineered on house-moving dollies through Redondo...
18 Object thumbnail
Photograph of the transportation of Howard Hughes' Hercules, California, June 13, 1946 Description given with photo: "Wing of World's Largest Plane Moved, Culver city, Calif. - One of the two 34-ton wing sections of Howard Hughes' Hercules inches toward Los Angeles harbor from Culver City, Calif., on house-moving dollies. Moving along...
19 Object thumbnail
Photograph of Howard Hughes' Hercules, Culver City, California, June 16, 1946 Description given with photo: "Hull of "Hercules" Starts Journey to Assembly Dock, Culver City, Calif. - The 220-foot-long fuselage of Howard Hughes' gigantic airplane crawls down the highway on truck dollies after leaving the Culver City, Calif., plant. the...
20 Object thumbnail
Photograph of Howard Hughes' Hercules, Culver City, California, June 16, 1946 Description given with photo: "Hercules Fuselage Leaves Hangar, Calver City, Calif. - The hull of Howard Hughes' huge cargo flying boat, the Hercules, largest airplane in the world leaves hangar in the Culver City, Calif., plant to begin a 28-mile...
21 Object thumbnail
Photograph of Howard Hughes' Hercules, Hawthorne, California, June 16, 1946 Description given with photo: "Power Lines Removed for Giant Flying Boat Hawthorne, Calif. -- Pacific Electric workers remove power lines in the way of Howard Hughes' 220-foot-long Flying Boat fuselage as it inches its way as Hawthorne, Calif., enroute to...
22 Object thumbnail
Photograph of Howard Hughes' Hercules, Long Beach, California, June 16, 1946 Description given with photo: "Hercules Rolls Across Pontoon Bridge, Long Beach, Calif. -- The 220-foot, 60-ton fuselage-full, last section of Howard Hughes' $20,000,000 Flying Boat rolls across tricky pontoon bridge in Long Beach to complete a 28-mile trip to assembly...
23 Object thumbnail
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...
24 Object thumbnail
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...
25 Object thumbnail
Photograph of Howard Hughes' Flying Boat, San Pedro, California, November 02, 1947 Description given with photo: "Flying Boat Put To Test - San Pedro, Calif. : Howard Hughes pilots his much-publicized flying boat on the first of a series of taxi runs in Los Angeles harbor on November 2nd. Shortly afterward,...
26 Object thumbnail
Photograph of Howard Hughes' Flying Boat, San Pedro, California, November 02, 1947 Description given with photo: "Flying Boat Takes Off - Pedro, Calif. : With all eight motors roaring, Howard Hughes' giant plywood flying boat skims across the surface of Los Angeles harbor at 95 miles per hour on November 2nd. ...
27 Object thumbnail
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...
28 Object thumbnail
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...
29 Object thumbnail
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...
30 Object thumbnail
Photograph of Howard Hughes' Hercules, Culver City, California, June 16, 1946 Description given with photograph: "Fuselage of Hughes' Hercules Leaves Hangar, Culver City, Calif - Cautiously moving down the field on dollies after leaving the Culver City, Calif., plant hangar, the 200-foot hull-fuselage of Howard Hughes' Hercules is made ready for...
31 Object thumbnail
Photograph of HK-1 Hughes Flying Boat, on Terminal Island, Los Angeles Harbor, 1947 The HK-1, Hughes Flying Boat (with the number NX37602 on tail visible) in the water on Terminal Island in the Los Angeles Harbor.
32 Object thumbnail
Photograph of the Hughes Flying Boat flying over the Los Angeles Harbor, November 2, 1947 The Hughes Flying Boat on its first flight over the Los Angeles Harbor, November 2, 1947.
33 Object thumbnail
Photograph of the Hughes Flying Boat at the Long Beach Harbor, California, January 8, 1947 The Hughes Flying Boat and workers at Pier E on the Long Beach Harbor in California, 1947.
34 Object thumbnail
Photograph of the Hughes Flying Boat, Long Beach, California, June 23, 1947 Aerial view of the Hughes Flying Boat at Pier E in Long Beach, California in 1947.
35 Object thumbnail
Photograph of Howard Hughes and co-pilot at HK-1 gauges, October 31, 1947 Howard Hughes (right) and unidentified co-pilot at the gauge panel of the Hughes HK-1 Flying Boat.
36 Object thumbnail
Photograph of Howard Hughes' Flying Boat, San Pedro, California, November 02, 1947 A view of Howard Hughes (wearing headphones, left) inside and at the controls of the Spruce Goose in San Pedro, California.
37 Object thumbnail
Photograph of Howard Hughes' Flying Boat, San Pedro, California, November 02, 1947 A view of Howard Hughes (wearing headphones, left) inside and at the controls of the Spruce Goose in San Pedro, California.
38 Object thumbnail
Photograph of Howard Hughes' Flying Boat, San Pedro, California, November 02, 1947 A view of Howard Hughes (wearing headphones, left) inside and at the controls of the Spruce Goose in San Pedro, California.
39 Object thumbnail
Photograph of Howard Hughes' Flying Boat, San Pedro, California, November 02, 1947 A view of Howard Hughes (wearing headphones, left) inside and at the controls of the Spruce Goose in San Pedro, California.
40 Object thumbnail
Photograph of Howard Hughes checking the Hughes Flying Boat, Terminal Island, Los Angeles Harbor, November... Howard Hughes checking the instrument panel of the HK-1 Hughes Flying Boat (400,000 pound, 24,000 horsepower airplane) with his crew before the taxi tests, at Terminal Island in the Los Angeles Harbor.
41 Object thumbnail
Photograph of Howard Hughes and crew in the cockpit of the Hughes Flying Boat, November... Howard Hughes in the pilot's chair with (left to right) Dave Evans, Rae Hopper, Howard Hughes, and possibly Dave Grant.
42 Object thumbnail
Photograph of the main section of the Flying Boat being moved to Los Angeles Harbor,... 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 Los Angeles Harbor where the plane was assembled in June 1946.
43 Object thumbnail
Photograph of a section of the Flying Boat being moved to Los Angeles Harbor for... 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 Los Angeles Harbor where the plane was assembled June 1946.
44 Object thumbnail
Photograph of a section of the Flying Boat being moved from Culver City, California for... 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 Los Angeles Harbor where the plane was assembled June 1946.
45 Object thumbnail
Photograph of a section of the Flying Boat being moved to Los Angeles Harbor, June,... 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 Los Angeles Harbor where the plane was assembled June 1946.
46 Object thumbnail
Photograph of the construction of Howard Hughes' Hercules, circa 1946 A view of the construction of Howard Hughes' Hercules.
47 Object thumbnail
Photograph of Howard Hughes' Hercules, Long Beach, California, October 13, 1946 A view of Howard Hughes' Hercules preparing for taxi tests in Long Beach, California.
48 Object thumbnail
Photograph of Howard Hughes' Hercules, Long Beach, California, June 16, 1946 A view of Howard Hughes' Hercules being transported over a bridge in Long Beach, California.
49 Object thumbnail
Photograph of Howard Hughes' Hercules, Terminal Island, California, June 16, 1946 A view of Howard Hughes' Hercules at Terminal Island, California.
50 Object thumbnail
Photograph of Howard Hughes' Hercules, Hawthorne, California, June 16, 1946 A view of Howard Hughes' Hercules traveling down a street in Culver City, California.
 

Subscribe to this Search