Boeing B-29A  44-62276

Succoth Glen, Corrow, Argyll

 
     
 
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USAAF / USAF Boeing B29A Superfortress 44-62276

 

Succoth Glen, Corrow, Argyll

 

 

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Larger Wreckage Photos (Part 1)

 

 

 

BELOW (next 4 photos): The tail turret / tail gunner's position.

 

(next 4 photos): The tail turret / tail gunner's position.

 

Photo: © 2014-2015 Gary Nelson

 


 

 

 

Photo: © 2014-2015 Gary Nelson

 


 

 

 

Photo: © 2014-2015 Gary Nelson

 


 

 

 

Photo: © 2014-2015 Gary Nelson

 


 

BELOW: View of the crash site looking south towards Ben Tharsuinn.

 

View of crash site looking south towards Ben Tharsuinn.

 

Photo: © 2014-2015 Gary Nelson

 


 

BELOW (next 3 photos): One of the four radial engines from the B-29 Superfortress.

 

(next 3 photos): One of the four radial engines from the B-29 Superfortress.

 

Photo: © 2014-2015 Gary Nelson

 


 

 

 

 

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BELOW: Another large piece, half buried.

 

Another large piece, half buried.

 

Photo: © 2014-2015 Gary Nelson

 


 

BELOW: Looking west, towards Stob na Boine Druim-fhinn.

 

Looking west, towards Stob na Boine Druim fhinn.

 

Photo: © 2014-2015 Gary Nelson

 


 

BELOW: Tail skid attached to tail gunners position. As the B29 had tricycle undercarriage this would stop the tail scraping the ground if a pilot pulled back too hard on take off.

 

Tail skid attached to tail gunners position.

 

Photo: © 2014-2015 Gary Nelson

 

 

 

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BELOW (next 2 photos): Collection of parts and pieces found in the main wreckage area.

 

(next 2 photos): Collection of parts and pieces found in the main wreckage area.

 

Photo: © 2014-2015 Gary Nelson

 


 

 

 

Photo: © 2014-2015 Gary Nelson

 


 

BELOW: Part of the main debris field with the Memorial cairn in the background. (More on Page 2.)

 

Part of the main debris field with the Memorial cairn in the background.

 

Photo: © 2014-2015 Gary Nelson

 


 

BELOW: Assorted wreckage including wing sections and undercarriage wheel hub.

 

Assorted wreckage including wing sections and undercarriage wheel hub.

 

Photo: © 2014-2015 Gary Nelson

 


 

BELOW: Wing spar.

 

Wing spar.

 

Photo: © 2014-2015 Gary Nelson

 


 

BELOW: Radiator.

 

Radiator.

 

Photo: © 2014-2015 Gary Nelson

 


 

BELOW: Another view of the main wreckage area showing the Memorial cairn (centre).

 

Another view of the main wreckage area showing the Memorial cairn (centre).

 

Photo: © 2014-2015 Gary Nelson

 


 

BELOW: Side view of the Memorial cairn.

 

Side view of the Memorial cairn.

 

Photo: © 2014-2015 Gary Nelson

 


 

BELOW: This motor has been fixed on top of the Memorial cairn.

 

This motor has been fixed on top of the Memorial cairn.

 

Photo: © 2014-2015 Gary Nelson

 


 

BELOW: Another electric motor.

 

Side view of the Memorial cairn.

 

Photo: © 2014-2015 Gary Nelson

 


 

BELOW: Electronic unit with exposed valveholders, transformers other inductors and wiring harnesses.

 

Electronic unit with exposed valveholders, transformers other inductors and wiring harnesses.

 

Photo: © 2014-2015 Gary Nelson

 


 

BELOW: A broken piece of cylinder head of an engine.

 

A broken piece of cylinder head of an engine.

 

Photo: © 2014-2015 Gary Nelson

 


 

BELOW: Second engine in middle of wreckage.

 

Second engine in middle of wreckage.

 

Photo: © 2014-2015 Gary Nelson

 


 

BELOW: Close-up of rusting engine gears in background of previous photo.

 

Close-up of rusting gears in background of previous photo.

 

Photo: © 2014-2015 Gary Nelson

 


 

BELOW: Second engine viewed from opposite side.

 

Second engine viewed from opposite side.

 

Photo: © 2014-2015 Gary Nelson

 


 

BELOW: Another view of the engine gears. One cylinder head partially visible. Rods visible in apertures for missing cylinder heads.

 

Another view of the engine gears.

 

Photo: © 2014-2015 Gary Nelson

 

 

 

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