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Aerial View of Cicero Field

Aerial View of Cicero Field | Photograph | Wisconsin Historical Society
Cicero Field, the airfield operated by the Aero Club of Illinois, as photographed by DeLloyd Thompson from a Wright plane that was piloted by Jesse Brabazon of Delavan, Wisconsin.  The photograph comes from Brabazon's album.
DESCRIPTION
Cicero Field, the airfield operated by the Aero Club of Illinois, as photographed by DeLloyd Thompson from a Wright plane that was piloted by Jesse Brabazon of Delavan, Wisconsin. The photograph comes from Brabazon's album.
RECORD DETAILS
Image ID:10496
Creation Date: 1912
Creator Name:Thompson, De Lloyd
City:Cicero
County:
State:Illinois
Collection Name:Album 24 (Aeronautical History)
Genre:Photograph
Original Format Type:photographic print, b&w
Original Format Number:Album 24.37
Original Dimensions:9.5 x 7.5 inches
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
Cicero Field, which was the largest airport in the country during its day, was a loan to the Chicago Aero Club from Harold McCormick, a Chicago aviation enthusiast. During 1912 Cicero Field hosted part of the 1912 International Air Meet. This picture shows a row of hangars along the edge of the field and a small group of planes on the ground.
SUBJECTS
Aerial photographs
Airplanes
Airports

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