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    • Everybody meets the plane.

    • Everybody meets the plane.

    • Title from verso.
      "[Nearly everybody meets the plane. The arrival of Wien Consolidated Airlines aircraft at bush station is an event. It brings mail, freight, visiting relatives, government travelers and an occasional tourist who takes the bush...

    • UAF-1991-98-680
    • Bridge at 88

    • Bridge at 88

    • Title taken from caption.
      Photograph of the bridge at mile 88 of the WAMCATS line. Caption with photograph reads: Signal Corps bridge at 88. 90 feet long. Cribbing, securely pinned with 2 inch wooden pins, built three to five higher than...

    • UAF-1974-130-102
    • Off they go.

    • Off they go.

    • Title from verso. "[This Wien bush plane takes off from a sand bar on the Kobuk river with a load of Eskimo students headed for high schools and colleges. The village of Shungnak is too small to support a high school. Shungnak, Alaska]. Wien Air...

    • UAF-1991-98-681
    • Loading the Harold Gillam.

    • Loading the Harold Gillam.

    • Title by cataloger.
      Verso reads, "Photo # 4." Northern Consolidated Airlines crew members are loading or unloading a vehicle (Volkswagen Beetle) into a transport plane. The name "Harold Gillam" appears on the front of the plane. Both the...

    • UAF-1991-98-690
    • Interior of a transport plane.

    • Interior of a transport plane.

    • Title by cataloger.
      Northern Consolidated Airlines crew members loading or unloading cargo containers. One box bears the letters "NCA"; the other, "KPC". Two employees, in uniforms with the words "Northern Consolidated Airlines", appear to be...

    • UAF-1991-98-691
    • F27 cargo door.

    • F27 cargo door.

    • Title from verso.
      "[The large F27 cargo door permits transport of larger pieces of cargo such as this small auto being loaded for shipment to a village in June 1960.]" The uniform of the man on the left reads "[F-]27" and "Larry" or "Sammy".

    • UAF-1991-98-692
    • Loading or unloading cargo.

    • Loading or unloading cargo.

    • Title by cataloger.
      Men loading or unloading cargo on a plane. A sign on the back of the plane reads: "U.S. Mail, Freight-Express". A man standing in the cargo hold and another standing on a forklift are holding what looks like a sheet of...

    • UAF-1991-98-693a
    • Loading cargo.

    • Loading cargo.

    • Title by cataloger.
      Large cargo containers ("igloos") are being loaded or unloaded. One container reads "Heathair" or "Heath Air" on one side and bears the corporate logo of Atlantic Richfield Company (ARCO) on another.

    • UAF-1991-98-703
    • Allen Reed.

    • Allen Reed.

    • Title from verso.
      A man gazes into the distance and appears to be standing on the runway. He is presumably and employee of Wien Airlines. An airplane, looking like a Wien Consolidated jet, is visible in the background. Verso also reads "P.18,...

    • UAF-1991-98-625
    • Women on the runway.

    • Women on the runway.

    • Title by indexer.
      A group of people, perhaps passengers, apparently all women, are standing on the bottom of the stairs of Wien Consolidated jet. Writing on the plane reads: "Boeing 737" and "N4907". See similar picture UAF-1991-98-722.

    • UAF-1991-98-723
    • Alaska National Guard.

    • Alaska National Guard.

    • Title taken from verso.
      "[Members of the Alaska National guard board a Wien Consolidated F-22 prop-jet at Bethel, a central staging area for the movement of nearly 700 guardsmen enroute to encampment at camp Carroll near Anchorage.] (Wien...

    • UAF-1991-98-800
    • Tripods made of 25 ft poles

    • Tripods made of 25 ft poles

    • Title from caption.
      Photograph of tripod telegraph poles across a lake. Caption reads: Tripods made of 25 ft poles across small lake five feet in depth near 85. Built on the ice and settled as ice melted in spring. But little aligning found...

    • UAF-1974-130-109
    • Powerful cargo hoist.

    • Powerful cargo hoist.

    • Title from verso.
      "Edmonton, Alberta - The powerful cargo hoist is shown here lifting a 2,300- pound aircraft engine up to the door of a C-46 (Curtiss Commando). The frame on which the engine is lashed will be deposited inside the transport,...

    • UAF-1991-98-812

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