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Two female sheet metal workers fabricating engine cowlings for Curtiss-Wright C-46 Commando cargo and transport planes at the International Harvester's Auburn Works. The factory was located at 5 Pulaski Street and was formerly known as the "Osborne Works." It was owned and operated by the D.M. Osborne Company until International Harvester purchased the company in 1903.
Image ID: 7442
Creation Date: 1944
Creator Name: International Harvester Company
State: New York
Collection Name: McCormick - International Harvester
Original Format Type: photographic print, b&w
Original Format Number: McCormick Mss 7Z Album 96 pg.63
Original Dimensions: 10 x 8 inches
The C-46 Commando was a twin-engine cargo plane similar to, but much larger than the DC-3.
Clothing and dress
Military art and science
World War, 1939-1945
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