Passengers on a Pan Am Boeing 307
Local call number: Rc15258..Title: [Passengers on a Pan Am Boeing 307] ..Publication info: Between 1940 and 1947..Physical descrip: 1 photoprint: b&w; 10 x 8 in...Series Title: (Reference collection)..General Note: The first of Pan American World Airways’ four-motored airliners with sleeping compartments was the Boeing 307, which featured another innovation: the pressurized cabin. Built for added comfort, the clipper was equipped to carry 33 passengers in day flights and 25 at night. Full course meals were served, and dressing rooms were smartly decorated. The cockpits were spacious and outfitted with the most modern equipment befitting the first of the high altitude passenger airliners in the world. Powered by four 1100 horsepower Wright Cyclone engines, the Boeing 307 had a wingspan of 107 feet, a length of 74 feet, an overall height of 20 feet, and a gross weight of 45,000 pounds. ..Repository: State Library and Archives of Florida
Vintage photos from The State Archives of Florida shot before WWII. The State Archives of Florida is the central repository for the archives of Florida State Government. It is mandated by law to collect, preserve, and make available for research the historically significant records of the State, as well as private manuscripts, local government records, photographs, and other materials that complement the official State records. The images included here are part of The Florida Memory Program, which provides Web-based access to primary records that illustrate significant moments in Florida's history. The project also provides educational resources for students of all ages, and makes available collections for historical research. Florida Memory's goal is to make the collections of the State Archives available to the largest possible audience. Florida Memory is funded under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act, from the Institute of Museum and Library Services, administered by the Florida Department of State, Division of Library and Information Services.
Vintage Glamour Photos.