Title:Hughes Flying-boat test run photographs
Creator/Contributor:Brenkus, Chuck., creator
Photographs depict Hughes Aircraft Company's H-4 Hercules (aka Spruce Goose) heavy transport aircraft during its first and
only test run on November 2, 1947 at Long Beach, Calif., as well as related views. Images depict aerial view of construction
location at Hughes Airport in Los Angeles; the fuselage portion of the the aircraft en route to Long Beach Naval Shipyard;
aerial view of plane in water adjacent to its assembly location at shipyard; interior of plane with Howard Hughes and other
crew at the controls; and the aircraft in water during test run.
Hughes, Howard -- 1905-1976 -- Pictorial works
Hughes Aircraft Company -- Pictorial works
Hughes Flying-boat (Seaplane) -- Photographs
Transport planes -- California -- Long Beach -- Photographs
Photographer's stamp on most versos: Photography by Chuck Brenkus.
Title devised by cataloger.
Purchase; from Dawson's ; 2002.
Aerial photographs-California-Los Angeles.
Aerial photographs-California-Long Beach.
1 box (6 photographic prints, matted and mounted) : prints 27 x 34 cm, mounts 44 x 54 cm.
BANC PIC 2002.104--B