Airways Lockheed L188 Electra
In 1959 Braniff
received nine new Lockheed L188 Electras from the manfacturer.
was inaugurated on June 15 of that year from San
Antonio to New York's Idlewild (JFK) Airport with
a stop in
Dallas. N9709C, is seen here taxiing on the ramp at Dallas'
Love Field. It served with the
airline for ten years after which it saw service
with Air California. This photograph is by Douglas Olsen
via the Jennifer Gradidge collection.