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Milwaukee County Airport Origins



Milwaukee County Airport Origins
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Title: Milwaukee County Airport Origins
Description: 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, A.E.
City, State: Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Collection
Name:
Ferrier, John : Milwaukee aviation transparencies, ca. 1920-1950
Genre: Photograph
Subjects: Trees
Signs and symbols
Airplanes
Airports
Aerial photographs
Fields (Agriculture)
 

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