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Rolling Out the Beach Gear

Ground crew moves an airplane wheel
Description: Drawing, Pen and Ink; by Georges Schreiber; 1943; Unframed Dimensions 24H X 19W
Accession #: 88-159-IX as a Gift of Abbott Laboratories
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A ground crewman trundles out a wheel used in beaching flying boats or pendant seaplanes. If a scouting plane, hoisted ashore by a crane, the plane is lowered onto the gear. If a flying boat, the wheel gear is attached in the water.

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  • Art
Wars & Conflicts
  • World War II 1939-1945
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