Re: 1942 Airplane load in boxcar
Great photos! As I posted back in 2008 ;) the car is an L&N car. There is video of this operation as well as stills. Note too the added propellor in some photos to disguise that this is a jet.
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Subject: [RealSTMFC] 1942 Airplane load in boxcar
Attached picture was posted by Edwards Air Force Base on their Instagram account today. It shows the prototype XP-59 jet being unloaded from an auto boxcar in September 1942.