PITingres From United States of America, joined Dec 2007, 1261 posts, RR: 13
Reply 3, posted (4 years 9 months 2 weeks 1 day 1 hour ago) and read 2209 times:
Quoting Tan Flyr (Reply 1): Your second, could be PIT in the late 50's/early 60's..just a guess.
While I suppose it could be (I was a little kid then), I'm not buying it ... three AA DC-7's? and no background? and somehow the sky just doesn't look right for PIT. I recall PIT being TWA heavy back then, not AA. (Not that my recollections are gospel!)
timz From United States of America, joined Sep 1999, 7094 posts, RR: 7
Reply 8, posted (4 years 9 months 2 weeks 1 day ago) and read 2127 times:
No hills that close to SAC/SMF, and AA never flew DC-7s there.
But you're right, they do look like California hills. It's not SFO-OAK-SJC-LAX; probably not SAN? So far as I can see it's not California. (Not certain about PSP; the hills don't really look right for that?)
Viscount724 From Switzerland, joined Oct 2006, 28152 posts, RR: 22
Reply 11, posted (4 years 9 months 2 weeks 1 day ago) and read 2071 times:
Timz...you could save yourself time if you checked the A.net database first. Both of these photos are from A.net but much less informative without the A.net captions. The Flickr site also says both photos were taken February 15, 2011 which is of course wrong by about half a century.
The DC-7 is at BOI on a military charter in August 1957. And as already mentioned by someone else, the second photo is at ORD, dated July 9, 1961.