WW1 - Troops returning to front, Victoria Station, London
WW1 - British troops gathered by Victoria Station, London. They prepare for their return to the front after leave. Grouped together under the street lights at the station, they talk amongst themselves, smoke, and sleep, and wait to return to war. Date: 1916
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The Royal Gathering at Windsor
The Royal Gathering at Windsor, November 17th 1907.
The Princess Royal, Duke of Connaught, Queen of Norway, German Emperor, Princess of Wales, Princess Patricia, Prince of Wales, King of Spain, German Empress, Prince Arthur of Connaught, Queen Alexandra, Grand Duke Vladimir of Russia, Queen of Spain, Duchess of Connaught, Princess Victoria, Prince Johann of Saxony, Prince Olaf, King Edward, The Infanta Isabel of Spain, Princess Henry of Battenberg, Grand Duchess Vladimir, Queen of Portugal, Duchess DAosta, Princess Johann of Saxony.
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Convair F-106B-31-CO Delta Dart 57-2507
Convair NF-106B-31-CO Delta Dart 57-2507 (msn 8-27-01) at NASA Lewis Research Center, Lewis Field, Cleveland, OH. registered as NASA 607 Built April 1958, 2507 was allocated to the Air Force Flight Test Centre at Edwards AFB, CA. where it was heavily damaged during a taxi-test to gather information on the cause of nose shimmy which happened on some aircraft. The left main tire blew and caused a brake fire. The aircraft slewed off the runway onto the lake bed. Scheduled as number 35 Upgrade with Integrated Instrument Display (IID), the Upgrade cancelled and it was assigned to NASA Lewis Research Center, Lewis Field, Cleveland, OH. registered as NASA 607 Redesignated NF-106B and used as chase support for NASA 616 but also as an ejection seat test aircraft, including the final qualification tests for Gemini spacesuit and spacecraft escape system. Later used for solar cell calibration tasks and for air sample collection. After assignment to NASA Langley Research Center, Langley Field, VA. on12 May 1981 the airframe was cut in half lengthwise for wind tunnel tests and scrapped on 24 February 1984. Date: 1960s
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