Aviation

Spirit of St. Louis at Bolling Field: 1929

Spirit of St. Louis at Bolling Field: 1929

Pioneer aviator Charles Lindbergh airplane Spirit of St. Louis at Bolling Field, 1929. National Photo Company. LOC original medium: glass negative.

Meckler-Allen Aeroplane: 1910

Meckler-Allen Aeroplane: 1910

Meckler - Allen Aeroplane. Photo taken between 1910 and 1915. Bain News Service, publisher. LOC original medium: glass negative.

Topping Off The Tanks: 1942

Topping Off The Tanks: 1942

Sailor mechanics fueling up an advanced training plane at the Naval Air Base, Corpus Christi, Texas. Photo taken in 1942 by photographer Howard R. Hollem. FSA / OWI Photograph Collection. LOC original medium: color transparency.

Drilling Deep: 1942

Drilling Deep: 1942

Oyida Peaks drilling as part of her NYA training to become a mechanic in the Assembly and Repair Department at the Naval Air Base, Corpus Christi, Texas. Photo taken in 1942 by photographer Howard R. Hollem. LOC original medium: color transparency.

Long Haul Fuel Tanks: 1942

Long Haul Fuel Tanks: 1942

Bomb bay gasoline tanks for long flights of B-25 bombers await assembly in the plant of North American Aviation, Inc., Inglewood, California. The plant produced the battle-tested B-25 (Billy Mitchell) bomber used in General Doolittle's raid on Tokyo, and the P-51 Mustang fighter plane which was first brought into prominence by the British raid on Dieppe.

Biplane on Parade: early 1900s

Biplane on Parade: early 1900s

4th of July Parade with bi-plane being pulled on a flatbed, antique cars, police, and crowds. No date with photo. Bain News Service, publisher. LOC original medium: glass negative.

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