New York’s Idlewild (JFK) Airport in 1949

  • May 29, 2015
August 25, 1949. "New York International Airport, Idlewild. Bridge with plane." A Boeing 377 Stratocruiser, the Pan Am Clipper Seven Seas. Large-format acetate negative by Gottscho-Schleisner.

How cool is this old photo of JFK Airport in New York — then called Idlewild. The photo shows an oldBoeing 377 Stratocruiser taxing on the airplane overpass in 1949.

August 25, 1949. "New York International Airport, Idlewild. Bridge with plane." A Boeing 377 Stratocruiser, the Pan Am Clipper Seven Seas. Large-format acetate negative by Gottscho-Schleisner.

August 25, 1949. “New York International Airport, Idlewild. Bridge with plane.” A Boeing 377 Stratocruiser, the Pan Am Clipper Seven Seas. Large-format acetate negative by Gottscho-Schleisner.

Source: Shorpy