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Catalog Number 2015.001.04201
Title United Airlines Maintenance Facility, 1962
Photographer Pearl, Norton
Collection Archival Collection
Object Name Negative
Category Photographs
Date 1962
Description United Airlines Maintenance Facility, 1962. Black and white negative shows an interior view of the United Airlines maintenance facility at San Francisco International Airport (SFO). Work is being done on a DC-8 airplane. The interior of the building has a corrugated metal roof over metal trusses. The DC-8 plane is towards the back of the building, surrounded by scaffolding, catwalks, ladders and large pipes. The right side of the building is open with light shining inward near where the plane is parked. Offices and cubicles are visible in the foreground. Part of a series.
Studio Norton Pearl Photography
Place Unincorporated San Mateo County, CA
Subjects Aircraft
Airline industry
Airplane equipment
Airplane industry
Maintenance & repair
Search Terms Airlines
Airlines - United Airlines
San Francisco International Airport (SFO)
Copyright Norton Pearl Photography / San Mateo County Historical Association