Memory lane

Just call it Boeing’s version of “Antiques Roadshow.” Boeing employees, retirees and the public are sharing their artifacts and memorabilia as part of our Centennial celebration.


The items are being considered to go on display inside the Boeing Room at Seattle’s Museum of Flight this summer.


A steel stamp and Boeing totem logo pin.


Engineering manager Alan Rice began collecting service and Boeing logo pins in the 1980s.

Earlier this month, we hosted an open house where people brought in everything from a military hydrofoil model, to a stuffed platypus that flew on every flight of the third 787 during its flight testing and Dream Tour around the world. See the video here.


An original 777 sales campaign model in United livery. It includes three different engines.

Just as important—it seems almost every item had a personal story to go with it.


Former Boeing employee Susan Gregerson holds a photo of a 747 interior lounge mockup called the Tiger Room. She was one of the models in the photo.


Mike Leach, a flight test engineer, brought in a stuffed platypus that flew on every flight of the 787 Dreamliner ZA003.

We appreciate everyone who participated in the first open house. We’ll be holding a second open house on April 3 at the Museum of Flight. If you’re interested, be sure to sign up online to reserve a time.

Comments (1)

Norman Garza (Long Beach, CA):

Great collections. I really love the old Boeing logo pin and I have a model very similar to the United 777 model but it is a Delta 777 with the 1997 livery.

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