Aviation

WW2 Airplane Factory: 1942

WW2 Airplane Factory: 1942

A mating operation on a transport plane just before it goes to the pre-assembly line at the Consolidated Aircraft Corporation plant, Fort Worth, Texas. WW2 military aviation industry photo taken in 1942 by photographer Howard R. Hollem. FSA - OWI Photograph Collection. LOC original medium: color transparency.

Curtiss-Herring Flying Machine at Mineola: early 1900s

Curtiss-Herring Flying Machine at Mineola: early 1900s

Curtiss-Herring flying machine, on ground at Mineola, Long Island, New York, early 1900s. Bain News Service, publisher. LOC original medium: glass negative.

P-51 Mustang in Flight: 1942

P-51 Mustang in Flight: 1942

P-51 Mustang fighter plane in flight, Inglewood, California. The Mustang, built by North American Aviation, was the only American-built fighter used by the Royal Air Force of Great Britain. WW2 aviation photo taken in 1942 by photographer Alfred T. Palmer. FSA - OWI Photographic Collection. LOC original medium: color transparency.

Reindeer in the Shop: 1921

Reindeer in the Shop: 1921

Santa Claus in biplane, 1921. National Photo Company. LOC original medium: glass negative.

Pop Goes the Rivet: 1942

Pop Goes the Rivet: 1942

A woman riveter in the assembly and repair department of the Naval Air Base in Corpus Christi, Texas, supervises a male trainee from Michigan. WW2 photo taken in 1942 by photographer Howard R. Hollem. FSA - OWI Photograph Collection. LOC original medium: color transparency.

Plasma Plane: early 1940s

Plasma Plane: early 1940s

Blood plasma is shipped by plane to the various war fronts. WW2 photo of U.S. Navy sailors loading medical supplies onto an airplane, early 1940s. FSA - OWI Photograph Collection. LOC original medium: film negative.

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