B-17 used for aerial photography.
This was the last operational B-17- dubbed "Old Rotten Wings" by aircraft crew.
Flown by Coast Guard crew with C&GS navigator and cameraman
Image ID: theb0956, NOAA's Historic Coast & Geodetic Survey (C&GS) Collection
Location: Alaska, Nome
Photo Date: 1948
Credit: Association of Commissioned Officers
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