7 & 8 The Riverboat design, 1977

leading from
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

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