Cowling of the Spirit of St. Louis

A close up of the cowling of "Spirit of St. Louis"
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Lindbergh's Spirit of St. Louis should be aluminum colored but a protective varnish put on the aircraft by the Smithsonian in 1928 has yellowed over time.




Eric Long

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