|Waiting at the station.
|Three football field lengths of steel behind us, USS Midway has been here since 2004
225,000 sailors have called the Midway "home"
The USS Midway Museum houses more than 60 exhibits including 29 restored aircraft. There is a self-guided audio tour which we did not purchase. Two flight simulators were swarmed by long lines of thrill seekers... we didn't do that either.
|The Dauntless dive bomber
Pam, Ernie, Wayne and I enjoyed lunch aboard ship from the Fantail Cafe actually dining on the elevator deck. The air was brisk, the sun was warm and the views were incredibly spectacular.
|Aircraft tail sections, bay dock and the San Diego skyline
Here are a few of my best photos of the Midway flight deck.
|There was an hour wait to take the guided tour of the tower which would take another hour.
We did not wait in the line so we did not take the tour.
|Don't know what this one is but I liked it.
|Gotta love those men and women in uniform!
|My favorite veteran in the orange cap with the pot belly.
|The bridge to Coronado can be seen in the upper left.
|Our old friend, Bob "ski nose" Hope entertaining the troops...
|"Ouch! Hey you! Quit that!"
|Tijuana? Oh no, we missed our stop!