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1966

Transportation Walk

 
 
1966 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, January 15, 2018
1. 1966 Marker
Inscription.
1966
Pan Am's Juan Trippe works with Boeing to develop the wide-body 747. Jumbo jets like the 747 can carry up to 490 passengers and reduce the cost of long distance travel.

Passengers boarding a 747 in 1969. Photo courtesy of Edwin T. Wall.

Transportation Walk

 
Erected by United States Department of Transportation.
 
Location. 38° 52.526′ N, 77° 0.167′ W. Marker is in Navy Yard, District of Columbia, in Washington. Marker can be reached from New Jersey Avenue SE north of Tingey Street SE, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Washington DC 20003, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. 1967 (here, next to this marker); April 1, 1967 (a few steps from this marker); 1972-1978 (a few steps from this marker); 2004 (a few steps from this marker); 1983 (a few steps from this marker); USS Sequoia, USS Memphis, Skipjack, Canal Barge, USS Constitution (a few steps from this marker); 1970/2000 (within shouting distance of this marker); Landing Gear and Wheels (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Navy Yard.
 
Categories. Air & Space
 
1966 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, January 15, 2018
2. 1966 Marker
1966 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, January 15, 2018
3. 1966 Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 18, 2018. This page originally submitted on January 15, 2018, by Devry Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 55 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on January 15, 2018, by Devry Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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