Item Identifier Number
MS-1: Wright Brothers Collection
Wright Model A Flyer, piloted by Orville Wright, taking off with Lt. Frank P. Lahm as a passenger. Caption beside photograph, "Start of 57 1/2 minute flight, Sept 9, 1908. Breeze was 4 mi. per hr. from the north, blowing down track. 'It" dipped into the grass for 100 yards before rising." Also, note beside photograph, "Picture made in 1/1000 second. Shows 'It' just leaving rail." C. H. Claudy Ft. Myer photograph album. This photograph is attributed to C. H. Claudy, Washington, D.C.
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Photographic print, black and white
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ms1_33_31; Military Demonstrations; Military bases; Wright Model A Flyer; Launch rail; Photograph albums Dwellings; Wright, Orville, 1871-1948; Airplanes--Takeoff; Lahm, Frank Purdy, 1877-1963; Wooden-frame buildings; C.H. Claudy's Fort Myer Album