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McChord AFB in Pierce County, Washington — The American West (Northwest)
 

Douglas C-124C Globemaster II

“Old Shakey”

 

S/N 52-0994

 
Douglas C-124C Globemaster II Marker image. Click for full size.
By Lee Hattabaugh, May 18, 2011
1. Douglas C-124C Globemaster II Marker
Inscription. The C-124 on display completed the last flight of a Globemaster II on its delivery from Willow Run Airport, MI to McChord AFB on 09 October 1986. C-124's were assigned to the base from 1951 - 1969.

Proudly maintained by the McChord Air Museum
 
Erected by McChord Air Museum.
 
Location. 47° 7.99′ N, 122° 28.985′ W. Marker is in McChord AFB, Washington, in Pierce County. Marker is on 5th Street east of G Street, on the left when traveling east. Click for map. Located in the McChord Air Museum's aircraft park. Marker is in this post office area: McChord AFB WA 98438, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Lockheed-Georgia C-141B Starlifter (within shouting distance of this marker); Douglas B-18A Bolo (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Douglas B-23 Dragon (about 600 feet away); Beechcraft UC-45J Expeditor (about 600 feet away); Douglas TC-47D Skytrain (about 600 feet away); Fairchild C-82A Packet (about 600 feet away); Lockheed T-33A Shooting Star (about 600 feet away); North American F-86D Sabre (about 700 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in McChord AFB.
 
Also see . . .
1. McChord Air Museum. (Submitted on June 29, 2011, by Lee Hattabaugh of Capshaw, Alabama.)
Douglas C-124C Globemaster II Marker image. Click for full size.
By Lee Hattabaugh, May 18, 2011
2. Douglas C-124C Globemaster II Marker

2. National Museum of the Air Force - factsheet. (Submitted on June 29, 2011, by Lee Hattabaugh of Capshaw, Alabama.)
3. Wikipedia - C-124 Globemaster II. (Submitted on June 29, 2011, by Lee Hattabaugh of Capshaw, Alabama.)
4. Wikipedia - Military Air Transport Service (MATS). predecessor of the Military Airlift Command (MAC), now known as Air Mobility Command (AMC). (Submitted on June 29, 2011, by Lee Hattabaugh of Capshaw, Alabama.) 
 
Categories. Air & SpaceWar, ColdWar, KoreanWar, Vietnam
 
Douglas C-124C Globemaster II image. Click for full size.
By Lee Hattabaugh, May 18, 2011
3. Douglas C-124C Globemaster II
Douglas C-124C Globemaster II image. Click for full size.
By Lee Hattabaugh, May 18, 2011
4. Douglas C-124C Globemaster II
Douglas C-124C Globemaster II image. Click for full size.
By Lee Hattabaugh, May 18, 2011
5. Douglas C-124C Globemaster II
 
 
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