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MS-152: Dayton-Wright Airplane Company Photographs


The photograph shows the fuselage department of the Dayton-Wright Airplane Company located in Plant 1. The fuselage of the De Havilland DH-4 in various stages of production can be seen throughout the image. In the foreground two DH-4s with engines, radiators, and the fuselage are visible. Behind these is a DH-4 that is nearly complete and one that has the Liberty Engine installed but no radiator. The fuselages in the background show the engine mounts but do not have the engine installed yet. A soldier and Dayton-Wright Airplane Company employees are visible. The title of the photograph is labeled as "The Dayton Wright Airplane Co. Fuselage - Apr. 1-18" and marked as D52.

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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


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Epson Expression 10000 XL


ms152_036; Airplane factories; De Havilland DH-4; Plant - 1 Dayton-Wright Airplane Company; Construction equipment; World War, 1914-1918; United States. Army; Aircraft industry--Employees; Airplanes--Parts; Fuselage Department; Aircraft industry; Liberty Engine