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Climbing upstairs to sonic corridor
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 June 18, 1958 reads "Lifting off apron at Palmdale airport at more than 180 miles per hour, Capt. Mickey Jones begins pulling in his landing gear as Sabre starts long climb up to 20,000 feet en route to Sonic Boom corridor near Mojave." The words "U. S. Air Force" are written on the side of the plane.
1 photographic print :b&w ;21 x 26 cm.
Photographic prints
Valley Times Collection
United States.--Air Force
Palmdale Regional Airport
F-100 (Jet fighter plane)
Jet fighter planes--California--Palmdale
Airplanes, Military--United States
Palmdale (Calif.)
Valley Times Collection photographs

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