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MS-152: Dayton-Wright Airplane Company Photographs


A De Havilland DH-4 sits in front of the buildings of the South Field Experimental Plant of the Dayton-Wright Airplane Company in this photograph. An unidentified pilot and unidentified gunner can be seen in the two cockpits of the airplane. A twin fixed Marlin machine gun is mounted in front of the pilot and the tail and wings have the red, white, and blue paint scheme finished. The tail is marked with the number 32073. A model of the aircraft sits on the ground beside the real one. In the background a soldier observes the aircraft. Three buildings are present in the background and they are labeled D-0, D-1, and D-2. The doors of the building labeled D-2 are partially open and the front of another De Havilland DH-4 can be seen. The title on the negative reads "Dayton Wright Airplane South Field Apr 27-18."

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Special Collections and Archives; Wright State University Libraries

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Digital Services Department; Wright State University Libraries

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8x10 Glass plate negative


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Epson Expression 10000 XL


ms152_024; Experimental Station Dayton-Wright Airplane Company; United States. Army; South Field Dayton-Wright Airplane Company; Airplanes--Parts; De Havilland DH-4; Military weapons; Aircraft industry; Hangars; Airplane factories; World War; 1914-1918; Aircraft industry--Employees