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Huge Electra jig nears completion
Alternative Title
Valley Times Photo Collection
This project was supported in whole or in part by the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act, administered in California by the State Librarian
Made accessible through a grant from the John Randolph Haynes and Dora Haynes Foundation and Photo Friends
Date Created and/or Issued
Contributing Institution
Los Angeles Public Library
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
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Photograph was edited for publication purposes
Photograph caption dated February 28, 1956 reads, "Welders' torches sputter, fusing steel to steel at Lockheed Aircraft Corp. where hurry-up operations on two shifts speed completion of 20-ton tooling jigs for new propjet Electra airliner. Men at left are mounting brackets on wing jig while at right welders work on fuselage jig."
1 photographic print :b&w ;21 x 26 cm.
Photographic prints
Valley Times Collection
Lockheed Aircraft Corporation
Lockheed Aircraft Corporation--Employees
Interiors--California--San Fernando Valley
Aircraft industry--California--San Fernando Valley--Employees
Aircraft industry--California--San Fernando Valley
Airplane factories--California--San Fernando Valley
Welders (Persons)--California--San Fernando Valley
Men--California--San Fernando Valley
Electra (Turboprop transports)
Lockheed aircraft
San Fernando Valley (Calif.)
Valley Times Collection photographs
Portrait photographs
Group portraits
Time Period

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