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    The majority of the ones I find on Flickr seem to be from train/bus spotters

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    An Agena Target Docking Vehicle atop an Atlas rocket lifts off from Launch Complex 14 at Cape Kennedy at 10 a.m., March 16, 1966 just prior to the Gemini-8 liftoff at nearby Launch Complex 19. The Agena served as a rendezvous and docking vehicle for the Gemini-8 spacecraft. A chase plane leaves a contrail in the background. Photo credit: NASA


    Source: https://www.flickr.com/photos/nasa2explore/9511005206/in/photolist-oBA4dk-fgH5Ew-fusouo-fyX1te-fgPnbJ-fgoujc-fh8PLL-feKh1K-fjRyzV-fjzCpX-foFpYL-fh8PLC-fgTAB4-fgTBfe-ffovVK-ffCuxq



    Ebro River Delta, Spain March 1994
    This low-oblique, north-looking photograph shows the mouth of the Ebro River, the second longest river in Spain... An aircraft contrail traverses west-east near the edge of the photograph.


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    AS6-02-1485 (4 April 1968) --- View of the east coast of the United States as photographed from the National Aeronautics and Space Administration's unmanned Apollo 6 (Spacecraft 020/Saturn 502) space mission. This photograph was taken during a pass over Georgia, between Savannah and Brunswick. Altitude of the spacecraft was 100 nautical miles. Numerous jet aircraft contrails can be seen over the Atlantic Ocean.


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    STS036-075-024 Sun Glint Patterns, Mediterranean Sea March, 1990
    Spiral eddies can be seen off the northern coast of Egypt west of Cape Alam el Rum, in the Mediterranean Sea. As seen in the sun’s reflection off the water, the lighter-colored areas are more tranquil and therefore smooth. The darker blue-colored areas near the shore are rougher due to surface winds. A spiral eddy, refracted in the sunglint, is visible halfway between the tranquil and less tranquil waters (ear-shaped feature near center of the image). From upper left and traversing the image towards bottom center, two airplane contrails and their shadows are discernible.


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    The Bond film On Her Majesty's Secret Service was on TV the other night. I think this is an old contrail in the avalanche scene.

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    In 1986, when I was nine years old, the BBC organised the "Domesday Project", where schools would create a photograph and textual record of their local area (the idea was a modern version of the Domesday Book, 900 years previously). The information is available online nowadays, and I'm sure there will be some old contrail photos. This was the first one I found:

    http://www.bbc.co.uk/history/domesday/dblock/GB-216000-801000/picture/2

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    National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation. 1989

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    Mallaig station, Scotland. July 1980
     
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    Had to look up Mallaig as it sounded familiar. I may not have been there but definitely been on the ferry from Oban to Lochboisdale as I lived in Baile a' Mhanaich (to use it's proper spelling) when I was little.

    I suspect I was too young to really look at contrails then. Not like when I was a little older and had "proof" the Earth was rotating cos I could lie on my back and watch the clouds moving overhead.
     
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    New York, late 1970's
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    I was enjoying around the world in eighty days Micheal Palin 1989 episode 7 of 7 and there a few nice persistent trails over New York and London sorry could not extract pictures and the ytube the small frame version skip to 45.42 and,,, oh gotta stop my slow internet making this too hard

    Source: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gLi6kGgNP1Y
     
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  27. Trailblazer

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    I mentioned this one a few pages ago :)

    https://www.metabunk.org/pre-1995-persistent-contrail-archive.t487/page-6#post-125244
     
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