|This is the crash site of the Twin Sisters Peak B-18A, which crashed on October 24, 1941. As you can see the site is very near the top of the peak. David Osgood is searching for artifacts near the northeast edge of the impact area. The entire impact area was completely devoid of vegetation. The rest of the mountain was covered in tall dry grass.|
|David Osgood and Jim Rowan are comparing the 1941 crash report photos to the site as it looks today. The site is only about 100 feet from the driveway leading to the new home being built on the mountain top.|
|David found this mangled set of radio earphones after only a few minutes of searching. Most of the artifacts are under an eight inch layer of soil that has slide down the mountain over the past 60 years. The last tree behind David's right shoulder, is very near where we parked our vehicles.|
|Here, I (Don) am inspecting the items recovered from the small hole just to my right. At the eight inch level, there is a large layer of ash and melted aluminum. This aircraft was completely consumed by the intense post crash fire.|
|One of our two-way radios was placed next to a collection of artifacts found on the surface. For size reference, the radio is about seven inches long from its base, to the top of the antenna.|
|This is an overall view of the site as it looks today. There was not much to see here! No large pieces of wreckage were on the surface as we have found at many of the other sites visited. But, the site has now been found and documented. My thanks to the land owner ( who I shall not name at his request) for allowing us to search his property.|
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