Pennsylvania-Central Airlines Douglas C-53B  NC49953    (c/n  4820)


                                          Just before the name change in to Capital (April 1948), PCA changed its titling over the fuselage
                                          cheat line to 'The Capital Airline'.   NC49953 is seen here in front of the terminal at Washington
                                          Nationall, circa 1948.         The aicraft was built as a C-53B-DO with serial number 41-200050
                                          and was sold off in 1945 by the U.S. Government Defense Plant.  It flew for PCA/Capital first
                                          as 'Capitaliner Cheuboygan', later Capitaliner Corning'.  It was withdrawen from service following
                                          an accident at Martinsburg, Va in June 1958.