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    • Black Canyon Highway

    • Arizona Photograph Company
    • Roads -- Arizona -- History. Transportation -- Arizona -- History.
    • Early view of the Black Canyon Highway.
    • Cal Rodgers and the Vin Fix Flyer at Willcox

    • Parks, Harry
    • Airplanes; Air Pilots; Aeronautics--Arizona--History
    • Cal Rodgers just prior to his take off from Willcox to Tucson on November 1, 1911. He was the first coast to coast pilot and the first to land in Willcox.
    • Aerial view of Sky Harbor

    • Unknown
    • Arizona -- History -- 1912-1950; Airports -- Arizona -- Phoenix; Aeronautics--Arizona--History
    • Sky Harbor's field was built by Scenic Airways Inc. in 1928-29 and purchased by Acme when the builders left town following the depression. East and west about 5,000 feet were available and north-south a short half mile was usable by dodging the...
    • "White Cafe" Fokker tri-motor at Clemenceau

    • Marcus Rawlins
    • Arizona -- History -- 1912-1950; Airports -- Arizona; Aeronautics--Arizona--History
    • This picture and two others of the flying billboard is dated 1934. There were White Cafes in Clarkdale, Flagstaff, and Prescott and most larger communities in the state had Chrysler dealers so this was a worthwhile venture for the unknown owners...
    • Hanger at Douglas International

    • Walter Johnson
    • Arizona -- History -- 1912-1950; Airports -- Arizona; Aeronautics--Arizona--History
    • The new 100 by 120 foot hangar at Douglas International Airport about 1035. The field manager's house, American Airlines officer, and Weather Bureau are at left center of the photograph.
    • Phoenix Flying Club at Florence

    • LuCeille Baker
    • Arizona -- History -- 1912-1950; Airports -- Arizona; Aeronautics--Arizona--History
    • Members of the Phoenix Flying club at Florence Airport on April 6, 1935. The active section of the airport is behind the parked aircraft and the dirt road in the foreground leads to the highway into town.
    • Phoenix Flying Club at Mormon Lake

    • LuCeille Baker
    • Arizona -- History -- 1912-1950; Airports -- Arizona; Aeronautics--Arizona--History
    • The "airport" at Mormon Lake is the Boggus pasture at the north end of the lake and near the summer home of the Shackelfords where the club came to stay for the week. NS21 was the Kinnear Playboy registered to Dept. of Commerce inspector E.V....
    • Flight line at Clemenceau

    • Buell Maddux
    • Arizona -- History -- 1912-1950; Airports -- Arizona; Airplanes -- Military; World War, 1939-1945 -- History
    • Line up of Interstate CPT aircraft at Clemenceau in 1943. In December 1943 the Interstates were replaced by N #Ns and the program was then a Navy V5 which combined both Primary and Secondary courses.
    • Williams Flying School hangars at Clemenceau

    • Marcus Rawlins
    • Arizona -- History -- 1912-1950; Airports -- Arizona; Airplanes -- Military; World War, 1939-1945 -- History
    • Williams Flying School at Clemenceau Airport just prior to the start of their WTS program in 1943. Doors were installed on the hangar to satisfy government requirements. All school aircraft had to be kept inside at night. The small building to...
    • Arizona's First Sanctioned Air Mail

    • Unknown
    • Air mail service -- United States; United States Postal Service; Air Pilots; Arizona--History--1912-1950
    • Katherine Stinson picking up Arizona's first sanctioned air mail at the Pima County Fairgrounds in her Partridge-Keller Looper. The mail would be delivered by dropping it at a vacant lot behind the receiving post office.
    • "City of Reno" and TWA 747 jumbo jet

    • Unknown
    • Airplanes; Aeronuatics -- History
    • "Forty-two years of American air transportation progress," this photograph shows Bill Harrah's rebuilt 1928 5-AT-B Ford Tri-motor under the wing of a 1970 TWA Boeing 747.
    • Goodyear inflatable airplane

    • Unknown
    • Airplanes; Aeronuatics -- History
    • These concept aircraft were displayed at an Air Force Association convention in Washington, D.C. Proposals were to use the inflated plane for rescue and escape vehicles, target drones, surveys, and sports flying. It was inflatable and flyable in...
    • Unloading a biplane at the Phoenix docks

    • Charles Hirst
    • Airplanes; Aeronautics -- History; Arizona -- History -- 1912-1950
    • A Kinner American Eagle being unloaded from a boxcar at the Phoenix railroad docks. Shipping by train was just as economical as flying and offered less exposure to the aircraft. The wings and props were crated and the fuselage covered and wheels...
    • Winter at Red Butte

    • Irving Kravitz
    • Airplanes; Aeronautics -- History; Arizona -- History -- 1912-1950
    • A winter storm arrives at Red Butte Airport.
    • Wreckage of Martin Jensen's plane near Payson

    • Unknown
    • Airplanes; Aeronautics -- History; Arizona -- History -- 1912-1950
    • Jensen's B-1 Ryan following its controlled crash in the top of a large oak tree in Hell's Canyon near Payson, Arizona. Jensen and Leo the MGM Flying Lion survived the crash with discomfort but no serious injuries.
    • The first airplane in Kingman

    • Unknown
    • Air Shows; Airplanes, Military--History; Arizona--History--1912-1950
    • One of the three big DH-4 airplanes visiting Kingman from Ellington Air Base, Texas was teh first airplane in Kingman on February 22, 1919. The aircraft gave both Kingman and Oatman their first air shows and the next day flew to Peach Springs and...
    • Charles Hamilton and biplane at Tucson

    • Unknown
    • Airplanes; Air Pilots; Aeronautics--Arizona--History; Air Shows
    • Charles Hamilton ready for flight for Tucson Air show at Drachman's Elysian Grove on February 19, 1910
    • Men with two horse hitch glider

    • Hansen, H.B.
    • Airplanes; Aeronautics--Arizona--History
    • A.M. Williams is in the driver's seat of this converted two horse hitch glider with a ground of men and a rattlesnake in the foreground.
    • Early two horse hitch glider

    • Stovekin, Leo
    • Aeronautics--Arizona--History; Airplanes
    • This early glider still requires help from the horses to coax the machine into the air. The crew from far left is Ben Goodsell, the three Bowdens, and to far right is Judge Forte.

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