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Subject: [Leica] IMG: From the 1930s
From: jhnichols at (Jim Nichols)
Date: Mon, 30 Jan 2012 10:26:33 -0600
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Thanks for the kind words.

In 1963, almost all airlines that were flying piston engined aircraft in the 
US were using either Martin 404s or Convair 240/340 series airplanes, with 
tricycle landing gear.  A few of the DC-3s survived on the short haul 

Jim Nichols
Tullahoma, TN USA
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Peter Klein" <pklein at>
To: "lug" <lug at>
Sent: Monday, January 30, 2012 1:14 AM
Subject: Re: [Leica] IMG: From the 1930s

> Jim: I'm really enjoying your historic airplanes, even though I don't know 
> much about them.  The sepia really works on that one.  And you still look 
> dashing in a bomber jacket.  (You should have had a screw-mount Leica 
> around your neck and then you could have passed it off as an historic 
> photo!)  :-)
> Question:  I once flew on a plane that looked very much like that DC-3.  I 
> was about 9 years old, and it was the spring of 1963. My parents and I 
> flew nonstop from Boston to Washington, DC.  Would you hazard a guess as 
> to what model airplane I flew on?
> --Peter
> Jim Nichols wrote:
> > When I saw this in sepia, it dawned on me that both of us are
> products of
> > the 1930s.
> >
> >
> >
> > E-1 with ZD35mm Macro, ISO 200, RAW, exposure by Jim Chapman
> >
> > Comments and critiques welcomed.
> >
> > Jim Nichols
> > Tullahoma, TN USA
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