Sunday, 6 March 2016

Spitfire PR XI

OK. Not the best quality slide ever, but appropriate for the date.  Yesterday was the 80th anniversary of the first flight of the Supermarine Spitfire.

This is the Photographic Reconnaissance version, recognisable by the larger-capacity deeper oil tank under the nose made necessary by the greater duration of the long-range reconnaissance flights.

I believe this slide is of this aircraft.

Bonus - Post-mortem concludes that goose thought to have been killed in drive-by shooting wasn't shot

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The Colter Co, Wholesale Grocers

A fine looking warehouse, with some fine looking autos out front. Some Googling makes me think that this could be 1950's Cincinnati...