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Navy Yard in Washington, District of Columbia — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Landing Gear and Wheels

 
 
Landing Gear and Wheels Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, April 1, 2019
1. Landing Gear and Wheels Marker
Inscription.  Many people fly for the first time after the Airline Deregulation Act of 1978 results in lower fares and the growth of commuter airlines offering new routes through a hub-and-spoke system.
 
Erected by U.S. Department of Transportation.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Air & Space. In addition, it is included in the D.C. - Transportation Walk series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1978.
 
Location. 38° 52.526′ N, 77° 0.142′ W. Marker is in Navy Yard in Washington, District of Columbia. Marker can be reached from Tingey Street Southeast east of New Jersey Avenue Southeast, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1200 New Jersey Avenue Southeast, Washington DC 20003, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. 2003 (here, next to this marker); 1607 (a few steps from this marker); Cable Stayed Bridge (a few steps from this marker); 2004 (a few steps from this marker); 1983 (a few steps from this marker); 1972-1978 (a few
Landing Gear and Wheels Display image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, April 1, 2019
2. Landing Gear and Wheels Display
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steps from this marker); 1966 (within shouting distance of this marker); 1962 (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Navy Yard.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 14, 2020. It was originally submitted on January 15, 2018, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 86 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 1, 2019, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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