|copy of image from a transparency in Charles Lippincott's collection|
|Foss was influenced by nautical craft.|
This sketch shows the rear view of the "riverboat" design (Book of Alien, 1979)
|The front of the riverboat design features braking engines, barrel shaped|
vertical lift engines and cargo modulars in the rear.
(thanks to Charles Lippincott on Facebook, 2014)
Same as image further above but published in Book of Alien, 1979