Flying Lobsters

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On back: Lobsters now travel by air from coast to coast in odorless non-refrigerated moisture-proof cartons. Air Lanes, Inc., located on Long Island Sound, have inaugurated this shipping method which utilizes an insulated boxboard carton and Pliofilm, moisture-proof packaging material of the Goodyear Tire and Rubber Company.


  • Air Lanes, Inc
  • Goodyear Tire and Rubber Company

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Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7091, Science Service Records, Image No. SIA2016-014243

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Smithsonian Institution Archives Capital Gallery, Suite 3000, MRC 507; 600 Maryland Avenue, SW; Washington, DC 20024-2520

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Black-and-white photographs

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SIA RU007091 [SIA2016-014243]

Physical description

Photographic prints; 10 x 8

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