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History can have a price tag: “Golden Shovel” returned home

The shovel used during the Sept. 26, 1921 ground breaking ceremony of the Airship Hangar at Scott Air Force Base, Illinois, is photographed April 29, 2022. After the ceremony in 1921, the shovel was lost at the conclusion of the ceremony for more than 100 years and was later brought back to Scott as a historic artifact. (U.S. Air Force photo illustration by Staff Sgt. Solomon Cook)

PHOTO BY: Staff Sgt. Solomon Cook
VIRIN: 220429-F-FY024-2010.JPG
FULL SIZE: 1.16 MB
Additional Details

CAMERA

NIKON Z 6

LENS

60.0 mm f/2.8

APERTURE

28/10

SHUTTERSPEED

1/250

ISO

160

IMAGE IS PUBLIC DOMAIN

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