Aircraft Photo of N51700 | Douglas DC-7B | AirHistory.net #125883
Aircraft
Registration / Serial:N51700
Aircraft Original Type:Douglas DC-7
Aircraft Generic Type:Douglas DC-7
Aircraft Version:Douglas DC-7B
C/n (msn):44700 / 585
Location
City / Area:Byron / GA-49 [ Off-Airport, gone ]Map
Region / Country:Georgia, United States
 
Photo Date:1982
Photo from:AirHistory.net Photo Archive
Photo ID: 125883
Photo Comment

By 1981 this former Panagra DC-7 served as the "DC-7 Steak House" on the southwest corner of Georgia Highway 49 and Interstate 75 near Byron, GA, complete with outdoor terrace and swimming pool. It had its tail plane and the wings outboard the #2 and #3 engines missing, but was otherwise complete and in good condition. The aircraft carried no registration or titles, but still had "700" on the nosewheel doors. The facility stayed open for a few years only, and by 1988 it had fallen in disuse and the aircraft had become a derelict and was scrapped a short while later. Photo by: John Margolies / John Margolies Roadside America Photograph Archive / Library of Congress

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