You all know where this is. Those of you who haven't visited San Diego in a while will be surprised to learn the Convair buildings are all gone. We used to think the B-36 was built here, but I'm pretty sure these Fort Worth-built planes are in San Diego being upgraded with jet engines in addition to the six giant reciprocating engines.
My mother worked at Convair in the '50s and I remember the B-36s flying over our house very well. Felt like an earthquake. You would hear that far off rumble and then the ground would start to shake. Always knew it was the B36. We'd run outside to see how many there might be. The most I remember at one time was six, but that might be a faulty memory. They were a powerful sight regardless -- Bob Conary '64