|Title||Aerial view of an early Boeing B-17E in flight, Seattle, 1941 |
|Caption||The redesigned B-17E differed from previous models in that it included an enlarged tail, more guns and extra armor. It also included a tail gunner position, reducing its vulnerability from the rear. Only about 500 B17Es were built.|
This view looks northeast from the Magnolia area, showing the Ballard bridge below and Green Lake in the distance.
|Notes||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): September 8, 1941.
|Subjects||Airplanes—Washington (State)—Seattle ; Boeing Airplane Company; Bombers—Washington (State)—Seattle ; B-17 bomber |
|Places||United States—Washington (State)—Seattle |
|Digital Collection||Museum of History & Industry Photograph Collection |
|Image Number||19220.127.116.11 |
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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. |