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RAC49 USAF C97

FILES

RAC49 USAF C97.jpg

Dublin Core

Title

RAC49 USAF C97

Description

This photograph shows a US Air Force Boeing C-97 Stratofreighter parked on the ramp at Woodrum Field. Only sixty of these planes were built. The Roanoke airport has been and remains important to the military subce World War II, either for training, refueling, or as a hurricane evacuation site for coastal bases, not to mention its proximity to Washington, DC.

Date

1 February 1967

Contributor

Courtesy of Marshall Harris

Identifier

RAC49

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Original Format

Digital tiff

Citation

“RAC49 USAF C97,” Virginia Room Digital Collection, accessed December 5, 2021, http://www.virginiaroom.org/digital/document/RAC49.