Item Identifier Number
MS-152: Dayton-Wright Airplane Company Photographs
The photographic print shows the fuselage of a De Havilland DH-4 with the tail section attached. The fuselage is on the base of the packaging crate. The engine is covered by the hood and the Scarff ring is installed. In front of the fuselage is two crates with airplanes inside and numbered 32065 and 32063. In the background another DH-4 is being prepared for packaging and Dayton-Wright Airplane Company employees are working. Aircraft wings can also be seen packaged in crates. This image was taken circa 1918.
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8x10 Glass plate negative
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Epson Expression 10000 XL
ms152_027; World War; 1914-1918; Airplanes--Parts; Airplane factories; Packaging; Aircraft industry; Packing for shipment; De Havilland DH-4; Aircraft industry--Employees; Construction equipment