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C-82 flying boxcar planes being loaded with hay for snowbound starving sheep and cattle in eastern Nevada

TitleC-82 flying boxcar planes being loaded with hay for snowbound starving sheep and cattle in eastern Nevada
Image IDP1989-51-630
PhotographerOlsen, Edward A.
Image Date1949
Summary/DescriptionPart of the flight of seventeen C-82 flying boxcar planes which were today loaded with hay here to be flown to eastern Nevada where some 200, 000 head of cattle and sheep are snowboaund and starving. Planes are from McChord Field, Washington, and each holds about four tons of hay. Loading was done by volunteer help at Fallon airbase. Fallon, Nevada. January 25, 1949 [caption].
Keywordshay
hay trucks
cars
airplanes
trucks
snow
LocationFallon (Nev.)
Churchill County
Nevada
Electronic PublisherSpecial Collections Department, University of Nevada, Reno Libraries
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