Production. Lockheed P-38 pursuit planes. The center section for a Lockheed P-38 pursuit ship ready to go into a "mating" jig at a large Western aircraft plant. In the "mating" operation, nose sections and other plane members are joined to the center section. The partly-finished plane body is then ready to travel down the main assembly line where engines, wings, and other essential equipment will be installed
Bransby, David, photographer
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Burbank (Los Angeles County, Calif.), 34.18083, -118.30889
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