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220-yard dash at the 1944 Fat Stock Show

Description: Photograph of the runners making their start in the 220-yard dash at the 1944 Fat Stock Show track and field meet. The man on the far right is Curly Whitaker, who entered for Convair.
Date: 1944
Partner: Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company, Fort Worth

1st Prize Carload Hereford Bulls, Colorado, 1946

Description: Photograph of twelve Hereford bulls, all with large horns, lined up side by side in a large corral. In the background are several pens and behind that is a tall brush-covered hill.
Date: December 1945
Creator: Guy E. Smith
Partner: Cattle Raisers Museum

Aerial view of C.V.A.C. and Tarrant Field

Description: Aerial view of C.V.A.C. (Consolidated Vultee Aircraft Corporation) and Tarrant Field. Runways criss-cross below and a fleet of planes are lined up to the lower left of the photo.
Date: July 25, 1947
Partner: Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company, Fort Worth

Aerial View of Flood in Fort Worth in 1949

Description: Aerial photograph of flood waters in Fort Worth on May 17, 1949. The Montgomery Wards building is seen on the upper right. Many roads and buildings are under water.
Date: May 17, 1949
Partner: Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company, Fort Worth

Aerial view of Liberator Village

Description: Photograph of Liberator Village from the air. Many houses are seen lining the streets in this housing tract.
Date: July 25, 1947
Partner: Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company, Fort Worth

Ambulance Scooter

Description: Photograph of an ambulance Scooter carrying a patient to the first aid room
Date: July 25, 1945
Partner: Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company, Fort Worth

Ambulance Scooter

Description: Photograph of an ambulance Scooter carrying a patient to the first aid room
Date: July 25, 1945
Partner: Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company, Fort Worth

[B-24, left side]

Description: Photograph of a B-24 from the left side, showing the wing with two propellers in April 1942.
Date: April 28, 1942
Partner: Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company, Fort Worth

[B-24 with men on top]

Description: Photograph of a B-24 from the side with two workmen standing on the fuselage in April 1942. One of the large propellers is visible.
Date: April 28, 1942
Partner: Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company, Fort Worth

[B-27 heading for initial flight]

Description: Photograph of a B-24 rolling from the hangar heading for its initial flight on April 17, 1942. A crowd stands to the right to watch.
Date: April 17, 1942
Partner: Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company, Fort Worth

B-32 Aircraft outside of the Assembly Line.

Description: Photograph of a B-32 aircraft outside of the assembly line at Consolidated Vultee Aircraft Corporation in Fort Worth, Texas in February 1945. The four large engines on the wings are covered. A man on a bicycle looks at the plane.
Date: February 3, 1945
Partner: Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company, Fort Worth

B-32 Aircraft outside of the Assembly Line.

Description: Photograph of a B-32 aircraft outside of the assembly line at Consolidated Vultee Aircraft Corporation in Fort Worth, Texas in February 1945. The four large engines on the wings are covered.
Date: February 3, 1945
Partner: Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company, Fort Worth

B-32 Assembly

Description: Workers hang engine no. 1 on final assembly of a B-32 at Consolidated Vultee Aircraft Corporation in Fort Worth, Texas on January 25, 1945.
Date: January 25, 1945
Partner: Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company, Fort Worth

B-32 Assembly Line

Description: B-32 assembly line at Consolidated Vultee Aircraft Corporation in Fort Worth, Texas in January 1945.
Date: January 25, 1945
Partner: Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company, Fort Worth

B-32 Assembly Line - nose and tail section line up

Description: Photograph of the B- 32 tail and nose line up on the assembly line at Consolidated Vultee Aircraft Corporation in Fort Worth.
Date: February 8, 1945
Partner: Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company, Fort Worth

B-32 Assembly Line- Tail Groups

Description: Photograph of the "tail groups" in the assembly line of the B-32s at Consolidated Vultee Aircraft Corporation in Fort Worth Texas in January 1945.
Date: January 25, 1945
Partner: Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company, Fort Worth

B-32 being carried by a monorail

Description: Photograph of an aircraft under construction. It is being carried by a monorail from above in the Consolidated Vultee Aircraft Corporation in Fort Worth, Texas.
Date: February 28, 1945
Partner: Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company, Fort Worth

B-32 Final Assemble Line

Description: Photograph of the B-32 planes in the final phase of the assembly line at Consolidated Vultee Aircraft Corporation in Fort Worth, Texas.
Date: February 8, 1945
Partner: Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company, Fort Worth

B-32 in Flight

Description: Aerial photograph of a B-32 soars through the clouds.
Date: March 24, 1945
Partner: Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company, Fort Worth

B-32 in Flight

Description: Aerial photograph of a B-32 as it soars through the clouds.
Date: March 24, 1945
Partner: Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company, Fort Worth

B-32 military plane

Description: Photograph of a B-32 on the tarmac near a large building under construction, possibly a hangar. The B-32 is a large plane with 4 propellers.
Date: June 15, 1944
Partner: Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company, Fort Worth

B-32 military plane

Description: Photograph of a B-32 on the tarmac near a large building under construction, possibly a hangar. The B-32 is a large plane with 4 propellers.
Date: June 15, 1944
Partner: Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company, Fort Worth

B-32 on monorail

Description: Photograph of a B-32 hanging on a monorail at Consolidated Vultee Aircraft Corporation in Fort Worth, Texas in 1945, This aircraft is no. 100 and has the name "Tokyo Express". It does not have any engines or a nose yet.
Date: 1945
Partner: Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company, Fort Worth

B-32 on the Weighing Scales

Description: Photograph of a B-32 on the weighing scales in a large warehouse.
Date: May 24, 1945
Partner: Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company, Fort Worth