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Atlas Missle Booster Section

Description: An officer points to something unknown while standing next to a sign displaying information about the "Atlas Booster Section." The boosters were the final part of the Atlas Intercontinental Ballistic Missile.
Date: November 5, 1960
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company, Fort Worth

Atlas Missle Booster Section

Description: An officer and a woman view a sign displaying information about the "Atlas Booster Section." The boosters were the final part of the Atlas Intercontinental Ballistic Missile.
Date: November 5, 1960
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company, Fort Worth

B-57 Airplane

Description: A Convair B-57 F airplane sits a few hundred yards from a landing strip at an airbase during a B-57 F press review.
Date: July 2, 1964
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company, Fort Worth

B-57 Airplane

Description: A Convair B-57 airplane parked in an airfield.
Date: October 4, 1962
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company, Fort Worth

B-57 F Airplane

Description: Several people inspect a Convair B-57 F airplane parked on a landing strip at a press review.
Date: July 2, 1964
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company, Fort Worth

B-58 #61 Bendix Trophy Winner

Description: Four men stand beside the Convair airplane B-58 #61 that won the Bendix Trophy on March 5, 1962 for record flights from New York to Los Angeles.
Date: May 5, 1962
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company, Fort Worth

B-58 #61 Bendix Trophy Winner

Description: Four men look at the letters emblazoned on the side of the Convair B-58 #61 that won the Bendix Trophy on March 5, 1962 for record flights from New York to Los Angeles. They display the information about the record time recorded on the flights from New York to Los Angeles.
Date: May 36, 1963
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company, Fort Worth

[B-58 #64 Taxi]

Description: Convair airplane B-58 #64 sits outside a run station. It was the first airplane taken to Bunker Hill AFB.
Date: May 11, 1961
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company, Fort Worth

B-58 Assembly Line

Description: Overhead view of long warehouse containing the Convair B-58 airplane assembly line.
Date: March 3, 1960
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company, Fort Worth

B-58 Flight Crew preparing for Bendix Trophy run

Description: The Convair B-58 flight crew make final preparations with another officer before a flight from Los Angeles to New York. This flight would win the 1962 Bendix Trophy: Lt. John T. Walton, Capt. Robert G. Sowers, and Capt. Robert McDonald.
Date: March 5, 1962
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company, Fort Worth

B-58 Flight Crew preparing for flight to Paris

Description: The B-58 flight crew writes down information for a flight from New York to Paris. This flight would win the Harmon and Mackay trophies. L to R: Maj. Payne, Capt. Wagener and Capt. Polhelmus. Patch on Capt. Polhelmus' flight suit is 64th Bomb Squadron of the 43rd Bomb Wing.
Date: May 26, 1961
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company, Fort Worth

[B-58 Flight Line at Carswell]

Description: An officer and a dog stand near the Convair B-58 airplane flight line at Carswell Air Force Base.
Date: February 9, 1961
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company, Fort Worth

B-58 Hustler Touching Down in Paris

Description: The Convair B-58 Hustler touches down at Le Bourget Airport in Paris, France. At the time it was the Trans-Atlantic Record-Breaker.
Date: May 1961
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company, Fort Worth

[B-58 Primary Crew]

Description: Major Payne sitting at a desk with documents, briefs the B-58 Primary Crew for a flight from New York to Paris.
Date: May 22, 1961
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company, Fort Worth

[B-58 Vulcan Gun]

Description: Vulcan Gun of a Convair B-58 airplane.
Date: October 3, 1960
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company, Fort Worth