Photo Index
Transocean Air Lines        1946 - 1960
Planes
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N90806 DC6-B, Hilo HI
2/15/53. L to R: Grady
Lee Barnett (station
agent), Stanley
Kochenderfer
(dispatcher), Douglas T.
Cole (station mgr,
Honolulu), Frances
Brenda Reilly
(stewardess), Carol
Bargones (stewardess),
Jim Henderson
(engineer), John
Hoenninger (Navigator),
Leonard Nowell (co-pilot),
Robert Judd (captain)
DC-6B "Royal Hawaiian"
N68968 C-46 Alaska Leased
from USAF
OAK 11/1953
Photo: William T. Larking
N9812F L749 -A Constellation
"Kansas City Kitty" -
DC4 put into 1st
class shape by TAL's
Hanger 28
N9816F L749-A
Constellation
1958-59
N31234 Consolidated
PBY-5A
Photo: Albert Harris
N9940F C-54
EP-ADJ Iranian AL
OAK 7/1954
Photo: William T. Larking
B17 used to fly Colonel
Soriano around the world, the
"San Miguel"
Photo: Frank Kennedy
N3980C DC-3
EP-ADI, Iranian AW 1955
Photo: Ralph Lewis
DC-4 N88756
N90806 DC6-B
1952-1953
#8 Frank Kennedy
#14
#10
#16
#21 N51424, The
Polar Bear Line
#22 N51424, The
Polar Bear Line
#23 N51424, The Polar
Bear Line
#38 N68963
#25 N51424, The Polar Bear
Line
#26 N51424, The Polar Bear
Line
#39
#40
Landing Aids
Experimental Station's all
weather flying center
(Arcata, CA,
TB-17G-100-VE,
44-85607, Taloa insignia
on fin. Photo taken at
SFO, 1947
Sherwood Nichols, center, by
"Workhorse Harry" last aircraft
to fly the Berlin Airlift
:"Argentine Queen" ready for
test flying by Capt. Bill
Keating.  Later flown in
"The
High & the Mighty"
"Argentine Queen" being
completely rebuilt at TAL
Hanger 28
Colonel Soriano's
plane sent to
Transocean for
overhaul &
refurbishing, 1947
"Argentine Queen"
comes together,
1953
TAL C124 on ramp at Wake Island
Taloa Academy of
Aeronautics Stearman
training planes, Minter
Field, BaKersfield CA
TAL C124 on ramp at Wake
Island
SA-16 N9943F at OAK 1954
SA-16 N9944F at OAK 1954
Grumman Albatross
with AEMCO group
Grumman
"Widgeon" G-44
leased from Jim
Magoffin, Alaska
1950 - 1952
Noordyn Norseman
N61321, Alaska Div. later
sold along with N49375 &
N75938 to Ontario
Central Airlines for
$50,000
De-icing the wings of a
Noordyn Norseman  with a
rope, Alaska
Boeing Stratocruiser B-377
N403Q
Convair CV 240
Boeing Stratocruiser
B-377 N409Q
Boeing Stratocruiser
B-377 N404Q
Lockheed L-1049G
N1880
Cargo flights brought several
loads of monkeys from Asia to
the the US.  Photo by Ralph
Lewis, courtesy of Martha Jane
Ekstrand
"Taloa Panama" DC$ N90915
(photo courtesy of William T.
Larkins)
"Taloa Panama" DC$ N90915
- landing
(photo courtesy of William T.
Larkins)
DC4 - N30048
Grumman N9942F
#41 DC4N68961
#42 DC4N75416
Digital profile of DC4 courtesy
of David Carter
Super Connie N1880
Super Connie N1880
Super Connie
N1927H
   
Transocean Hangar at
Oakland Airport
DC 4 - N9941F
DC-4 N30048
DC-4 N30045 at Heathrow