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Where's This? (Says March 1960) (Says Idlewild)  
User currently offlinetimz From United States of America, joined Sep 1999, 6842 posts, RR: 7
Posted (2 years 2 months 2 weeks 1 day 15 hours ago) and read 2088 times:

If this is Idlewild, which way are we looking? (Probably EA's terminal was open in 3/60?)

http://www.flickr.com/photos/51896204@N08/7425130802

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User currently offlineImperialEagle From United States of America, joined Jan 2006, 2617 posts, RR: 23
Reply 1, posted (2 years 2 months 2 weeks 1 day 15 hours ago) and read 2046 times:
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My guess would be MIA. Looks like the old fire station in the background. And is that an old "Bolo" taxiing?


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User currently offlinemaxpower1954 From United States of America, joined Sep 2008, 1103 posts, RR: 7
Reply 2, posted (2 years 2 months 2 weeks 1 day 11 hours ago) and read 1814 times:

Yes, that's Miami for sure. I don't think any Douglas B-18 Bolos were flying in 1960, probably it's a C-46

That's a fantastic shot, thanks for sharing. Once a household name; now it belongs to the ages.


User currently offlinetimz From United States of America, joined Sep 1999, 6842 posts, RR: 7
Reply 3, posted (2 years 2 months 2 weeks 21 hours ago) and read 1448 times:

I'm guessing one B-18 was flying in 1960-- maybe the Putnam says how long they lasted.

Looks like you're right about the fire station, with the three doors on the east side. I guess those concrete pads on either side of the taxiway beyond the DC-7B are a good clue too? (Historicaerials doesn't have any pics old enough to show them, but they're probably a holdover from the AAF-base days?)


User currently offlinejfk777 From United States of America, joined Aug 2006, 8391 posts, RR: 7
Reply 4, posted (2 years 2 months 2 weeks 20 hours ago) and read 1327 times:
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Quoting timz (Thread starter):
If this is Idlewild, which way are we looking? (Probably EA's terminal was open in 3/60?)

Doubt is Idlewild since there would be a large body of water in the background in such a shot from the Eastern terminal.


User currently offlinerwy04lga From United States of America, joined Jul 2005, 3176 posts, RR: 8
Reply 5, posted (2 years 2 months 2 weeks 20 hours ago) and read 1324 times:

According to their consensus, it's MIA


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