|Title||Boeing Clipper 314 in the water, Seattle, 1938 |
|Caption||The Boeing 314 Clipper was a long-range flying boat produced by the Boeing Airplane Company between 1938 and 1941. Preliminary testing of the Boeing Clipper 314 included 250 miles of surface taxiing at varying speeds. The Clipper testing program was described as the most rigorous and thorough of any sea plane to date. This is one of only 12 ever built, the first six planes commissioned by Pan-American Airlines for use on its transoceanic routes. |
|Notes||Number on tail of plane: NX 18601|
Related articles published in the Seattle Post-Intelligencer August 23, 26, 27, 1938 [caption information sourced from these articles].
Additional caption information source: Year By Year: 75 Years of Boeing History, 1916-1991; published Nov 1991.
Date photograph was filed at the Seattle Post-Intelligencer (date of photograph and file date may differ by a month or more): July 19, 1938
|Subjects||Airplanes—Washington (State)—Seattle ; Boeing Airplane Company; Boeing 314 (Seaplane); Seaplanes—Washington (State)—Seattle |
|Places||United States—Washington (State)—Seattle |
|Digital Collection||Museum of History & Industry Photograph Collection |
|Image Number||19126.96.36.199 |
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|Credit Line||Seattle Post-Intelligencer Photograph Collection, Museum of History & Industry, Seattle; All Rights Reserved |
|Repository||Museum of History & Industry, Seattle (MOHAI). |
|Repository Collection||Seattle Post-Intelligencer Photograph Collection |
|Physical Description||1 acetate negative: b&w; 4 x 5 in. |
|Digital Reproduction Information||Scanned from original photograph as 4350 pixel TIFF image in 16-bit grayscale, resized to 700 pixels in the longest dimension and compressed into JPEG format using Photoshop CS4. |