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[image] U.S. AIR SERVICES November, 1931 THE "AMERICAN CLIPPER," CHRISTENED BY MRS. HERBERT HOOVER, DOMINATES THE SCENE USUALLY CONTROLLED BY THE WASHINGTON MONUMENT FLASHIP OF THE INERNATIONAL AIR MAIL FLEET OF THE UNITED STATES, LARGEST FLEET OF MULTI-MOTORED AIRLINERS IN THE WORLD, WHICH NOW PLY OVER THE PAN AMERICAN ROUTES LINKING THE UNITED STATES WITH EVERY COUNTRY BUT TWO IN THE WESTERN HEMISPHERE. THE GREAT AMPHIBIAN IS A "SIKORSKY S-40," EQUIPPED WITH FOUR PRATT & WHITNEY "HORNET" ENGINES, EACH $75 HORSEPOWER
Washington monument is located at the center of the photograph. The photograph is black and white. It is a bird's eye view of the landscape.
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