The Swamp Ghost

Click For Enlargement Main Dataplates (Missing) Voltmeter Altimeter Correction Card Click For Enlargement

Instrument Panel
(left) Front view (right) rearview

Charles Darby adds:
"All instruments were missing from the B-17 when I first visited it, with the sole exception of the one showing in the photos of the left panel. When I visited the wreck, the inst panels looked like the instruments had been removed carefully with the correct tools --- they weren't butchered-out. Someone had started to remove a control wheel, but either run out of time or needed a different tool. My impression was the latter, which again suggests the work of someone with a bit of respect for equipment, rather than just a casual souvenir-hunter."

Altimeter Correction Card Voltmeter Main Dataplates (Missing)

          B-17E 41-2446 art by Jack Fellows via IHRP

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