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Photograph was edited for publication purposes Photograph caption dated August 9, 1957 reads, "Main landing gear for Lockheed Electra slams into simulated landing as wheels rotate at 170 miles per hour. Tiny rubber particles look like smoke as they are scraped off on contact. Installation of new landing gear has begun in Burbank."
1 photographic print :b&w ;26 x 21 cm. Photographic prints
Lockheed Air Terminal, Inc Lockheed Aircraft Corporation Airports--California--Burbank (Los Angeles County) Lockheed aircraft Electra (Turboprop transports) Airplanes--Landing gear--California--Burbank (Los Angeles County) Grilles--California--Burbank (Los Angeles County) Trees--California--Burbank (Los Angeles County) Electric lines--Poles and towers Burbank (Los Angeles County, Calif.) Valley Times Collection photographs