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The first photo shows the only surviving DC-3 on Floats. This DC-3 example is construction number (c/n) 11761 and was delivered to the USAAF in July of 1943. Now registration N130Q, a DC-3A/C-53D-DO (was 41-68834) of Folsoms Air Service based in Maine, USA. It is one of the only DC-3 on floats still flying today. The floats are the original EDO (28) Corporation type. She flew for Eastern Airlines as NC86562 until 1952. It was converted to a float plane by Dick Folsom in 1976. The experimental type certificate for this aircraft was awarded in September 1990 and the first flight took place at Greenville airport at that time. It is believed to be up for sale right now.
The second photo in the snow, is N305Sf c/n#6208, a DC-3 in Alaska.
The Third Photo is the DFW CAF R4D-6 "Ready for Duty" in the rain, this Harlan Short photo includes the actual rainbow.