Milwaukee County Airport Origins
The airfield of the Hamilton Aero Manufacturing Company which became the site of Milwaukee County Airport in 1926. It was established by Thomas Hamilton, a local maker of airplane propellers who expanded his business to include metal airplanes. The Hamilton field location is still part of the current, much expanded General Mitchell International Airport.
Image ID: 11568
Creator Name: Toepfer, Albert F.
Collection Name: Ferrier, John : Milwaukee aviation transparencies, ca. 1920-1950
Original Format Type: lantern slide
Original Format Number: PH 3394-23
Original Dimensions: 1.5 x 1 inches
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