Display Status:

This object is not on display at the National Air and Space Museum. It is either on loan or in storage.

Collection Item Summary:

Right side view of an Atlantic Container Line (ACL) shipping container being loaded into a US Air Force Lockheed C-5A Galaxy through its opened nose; Baltimore-Washington International Airport (BWI), Maryland, probably during a demonstration of the aircraft's cargo capabilities; circa 1970. A large number of men in civilian dress look on; note BWI Plane-Mate mobile lounge in background.

Collection Item Long Description:


  • Aeronautics, Commercial
  • Airlines
  • Airports
  • Aircraft
  • Airplanes

Data Source

National Air and Space Museum Archives

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Repository Loc.

National Air and Space Museum, Archives Division, MRC 322, Washington, DC, 20560



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