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Madison Royal Airport Repair Shop | Photograph | Wisconsin Historical Society

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Madison Royal Airport Repair Shop

Madison Royal Airport Repair Shop | Photograph | Wisconsin Historical Society
The repair shop of the Morey Airplane Company at Royal Airport in Madison. Only months after this picture was taken, Howard Morey lost both his hangar and his airplane in a fire. Morey had established this airport, originally known as Pennco Field, in 1926. After the fire Morey returned to barnstorming and charter work, and in 1938 he became the manager of the new Madison Municipal Airport.
DESCRIPTION
The repair shop of the Morey Airplane Company at Royal Airport in Madison. Only months after this picture was taken, Howard Morey lost both his hangar and his airplane in a fire. Morey had established this airport, originally known as Pennco Field, in 1926. After the fire Morey returned to barnstorming and charter work, and in 1938 he became the manager of the new Madison Municipal Airport.
RECORD DETAILS
Image ID:10866
Creation Date: May 26 1932
Creator Name:McVicar, Angus B., 1903-1964
City:Madison
County:Dane
State:Wisconsin
Collection Name:Photo Copy Service : Photo Copy Service photographs and negatives, 1925-1983
Genre:Photograph
Original Format Type:negative, original
Original Format Number:PH 6058.3454B
Original Dimensions:10 x 8 inches
SUBJECTS
Clothing and dress
Protective clothing
Industrial buildings
Machine shops
Indoor photography
Men
Airplanes
Airports
Mechanics
Tools

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