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MS-152: Dayton-Wright Airplane Company Photographs


The photograph shows twin Lewis guns mounted on the Scarff ring of a De Havilland DH-4 at a Dayton-Wright Airplane Company factory, circa 1918. Inside the second cockpit extra cases of ammunition for the Lewis guns is stacked on a shelf. The electrical wiring and control box used to heat the clothes and guns of the person in that cockpit is visible. A navigation light is seen behind the cockpit. A small enclosed area separates the De Havilland DH-4 from the employees of the Dayton-Wright Airplane Company working in the background. A United States flag hangs from the rafters and the post near the enclosed area is marked with 86. The negative is labeled 100.

Publisher Repository

Special Collections and Archives; Wright State University Libraries

Digital Publisher

Digital Services Department; Wright State University Libraries

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8x10 Glass plate negative


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Date Digital


Digitization Specification

Epson Expression 10000 XL


ms152_120; Aircraft industry--Employees; Military weapons; De Havilland DH-4; Electric power; Aircraft industry; Airplane factories; Women aircraft industry employees; Flags--United States; Male aircraft industry employees; World War,1914-1918