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Thomas Jay Park in Tucson in Pima County, Arizona — The American Mountains (Southwest)
 

Douglas C-124 Globemaster

 
 
Douglas C-124 Globemaster Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By James Hulse, November 9, 2021
1. Douglas C-124 Globemaster Marker
Inscription.  
Douglas
C-124
Globemaster

Transport
1950-1975
On loan from
the U.S. Air Force Museum
C-Means Cargo Transport

 
Erected by Pima Air & Space Museum.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Air & Space.
 
Location. 32° 8.398′ N, 110° 52.284′ W. Marker is in Tucson, Arizona, in Pima County. It is in Thomas Jay Park. Marker can be reached from East Valencia Road, 0.3 miles west of South Wilmot Road. The marker is located in the western section of the Pima Air & Space Museum. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 6000 East Valencia Road, Tucson AZ 85756, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Lockheed AP-2H Neptune (within shouting distance of this marker); Fairchild C-123B (within shouting distance of this marker); Douglas C-117D (R4D-8) (within shouting distance of this marker); Boeing C-97G (within shouting distance of this marker); Grumman S2F-1S1(S-2F) (within shouting distance
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of this marker); Douglas C-133B (within shouting distance of this marker); Convair C-131 (R4Y-1) (within shouting distance of this marker); Grumman E-1 (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Tucson.
 
More about this marker. The marker is located on the outside section of the Pima Air & Space Museum. There is an entry fee required to visit both the inside and outside sections of the museum.
 
Also see . . .  Douglas C-124 Globemaster II.
The Douglas C-124 Globemaster II, nicknamed "Old Shaky", is an American heavy-lift cargo aircraft built by the Douglas Aircraft Company in Long Beach, California. Source: Wikipedia
(Submitted on November 13, 2021, by James Hulse of Medina, Texas.) 
 
The Douglas C-124 Globemaster and Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By James Hulse, November 9, 2021
2. The Douglas C-124 Globemaster and Marker
The Douglas C-124 Globemaster image. Click for full size.
Photographed By James Hulse, November 9, 2021
3. The Douglas C-124 Globemaster
A U.S. Air Force Douglas C-124C Globemaster II (s/n 52-1035) in flight. image. Click for full size.
Public Domain - US Air Force photo
4. A U.S. Air Force Douglas C-124C Globemaster II (s/n 52-1035) in flight.
The Douglas C-124C Globemaster II was an airlift workhorse well into the Vietnam War.
An early C-124A unloading during the Korean War. image. Click for full size.
Public Domain - USAF - National Museum of the U.S. Air Force photo, circa 1950/1953
5. An early C-124A unloading during the Korean War.
A U.S. Air Force Douglas C-124A Globemaster II (s/n 49-241) on an airfield in Korea. Note the B-26 Invader bombers in the background.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 13, 2021. It was originally submitted on November 13, 2021, by James Hulse of Medina, Texas. This page has been viewed 127 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on November 13, 2021, by James Hulse of Medina, Texas.

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