B-17 heavy bomber

Title: Production. B-17 heavy bomber. A nearly complete B-17F (Flying Fortress) bomber at the Boeing’s production line in the Seattle plant. The Flying Fortress has performed with great credit in the South Pacific, over Germany and elsewhere. It is a four-engine heavy bomber capable of flying at high altitudes

Date: December 1942

Photographer: Andreas Feininger

Source: http://www.loc.gov/pictures/item/2017696028/

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