Early Passenger Plane

2009.37.4 96 dpi wm.jpg

Title

Early Passenger Plane

Description

An airplane faces to the right of the photo with its propellar moving, possibly at the Machesney Airport. Two men appear to be boarding the plane. Three men are walking away from the plane. World War I spurred the development of airplanes, making them more reliable, safer and able to carry heavier loads, making it possible to carry passengers and freight.

Date

circa 1920-1930

Rights

Midway Village Museum

Format

jpeg

Type

Still Image

Identifier

2009.37.4

Original Format

Photograph

Physical Dimensions

5.75" x 3.50"

Citation

“Early Passenger Plane,” Midway Village Museum - Digital Collections, accessed July 26, 2021, https://midwayvillagemuseumdigitalcollections.omeka.net/items/show/3644.

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