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Columbian water dedicates airliner
Alternative Title
Valley Times Photo Collection
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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 November 2, 1955 reads, "Water from Magdalena River in South America splashes over nose of new Super Constellation for Avianca, Columbian [sic] airline, as Helena Rubiano de Obregon, wife of airline's president dedicates transport. Assisting her, from left, are president Gregorio Obregon, of Avianca, and president Robert Gross of Lockheed Aircraft Corp. Ceremonies were held at Burbank's Lockheed Terminal."
1 photographic print :b&w ;21 x 26 cm.
Photographic prints
Valley Times Collection
Gross, Robert E.,--1897-1961
Aerovi´as Nacionales de Colombia
Aerovi´as Nacionales de Colombia--Presidents
Lockheed Aircraft Corporation
Lockheed Aircraft Corporation--Presidents
Lockheed Air Terminal, Inc
Dedications--California--Burbank (Los Angeles County)
Flags--United States
Airplanes--California--Burbank (Los Angeles County)
Airports--California--Burbank (Los Angeles County)
Burbank (Los Angeles County, Calif.)
Valley Times Collection photographs

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