U.S. National Archives
U.S. National ArchivesPublic Domain ArchiveNot developed or endorsed by NARA.
  • searchSearch
  • photo_albumStories
  • collectionsCollections
  • infoAbout
  • star_rateUpgrade

Veneer and Plywood Making - Maryland

British airplane being tuned up for flight to Germany. Near Dunkerque, Belgium

Captured enemy airplane at Salonika

Wreck of German airplane with bomb. Ravetsburg Camp. Ypres Salient and area

Airplanes - Types - Airplanes for government use. L.W.F. Engineering Co., College Point, L.I. L-W-F Model G airplane with Liberty 12 engine

Airplanes - Hangars - Manufacturing airplane hangars for the Government; Scott Omaha Tent and Awning Co., Omaha, Nebraska. Folding and finishing airplane hangars. Two are on the floor in picture

Airplanes - Engines - Manufacturing Curtiss Ox-5 airplane engines at the Willys-Morrow Plant, Elmira, New York. Boring main and cam bearing holes

Airplanes - Engines - Manufacturing Curtiss Ox-5 airplane engines at the Willy-s Morrow Plant, Elmira, New York. Many of the larger parts of the motors are also turned out on big automatics of the type shown in this view. Gridley automatics being used

Airplanes - Engines - Manufacturing Curtiss Ox-5 airplane engines at the Willy-s Morrow Plant, Elmira, New York. Assembling water pumps

Airplanes - Wings - Forest Products Laboratory for Research Work during the war. Illustrating the development in designing a wing rib for De Haviland airplane. The improved wing rib as designed is 30 per cent light in weight and has more than twice the strength of the original rib of the Government Forest Service

Airplanes - Manufacturing Plants - Propeller and engine of airplane, Standard Aero Corp., Plainfield, N.J

Airplanes - Materials - Manufacturing airplane spruce and other timber for the government by Norwood Lumber

Airplanes - Operations - American Aviators in England. A group of airplane mechanics and officers with the American Aviation section in England during a rest period

Airplanes - Engines - Manufacturing Curtiss Ox-5 airplane engines at the Willy-s Morrow Plant, Elmira, New York. Rear view of motor complete with stoves, showing carburetor, water pump, tachometer drive and magneto

Airplanes - Instruments - Aircraft Range Finder. British soldiers of the Royal Garrison Artillery using a range finder to get the range of an enemy airplane in France. British Official Photo- from Int. Film Ser

Airplanes - Engines - Manufacturing airplane engines. Finish ream bore on #3440 carburetor Y pipe

Airplanes - Engines - Manufacturing Curtiss Ox-5 airplane engines at the Willy-s Morrow Plant, Elmira, New York. Drill flange hole rear cam shaft bearing

Airplanes - Engines - Manufacturing airplane engines for the government

Airplanes - Types - Side view of T-4 messenger airplane. The Dayton-Wright Airplane Co. Plant, Dayton, Ohio

Airplanes - Engines - Manufacturing Curtiss Ox-5 airplane engines at the Willy-s Morrow Plant, Elmira, New York. Drilling joint and stud holes

Airplanes - Engines - Manufacturing Curtiss Ox-5 airplane engines at the Willy-s Morrow Plant, Elmira, New York. Inspecting all machine operations

Airplanes - Wings - Designs and tests of airplane ribs. Strength tests on 15-foot airplane wing ribs, Forest Products Laboratory, Madison, Wis

Colleges and Universities - University of California - School of Military Aeronautics - U.S. School of Military Aeronautics, University of California, Berkeley, California. Airplane laboratory for classes in rigging

Airplanes - Engines - Manufacturing Curtiss Ox-5 airplane engines at the Willy-s Morrow Plant, Elmira, New York. Ready for final test

Airplanes - Engines - Manufacturing Curtiss Ox-5 airplane engines at the Willy-s Morrow Plant, Elmira, New York. Counter sink four holes on 41733 crank case upper bearing cap

Airplanes - Engines - Manufacturing Curtiss Ox-5 airplane engines at the Willy-s Morrow Plant, Elmira, New York. Attaching cylinders to motors

Airplanes - Inspection - Inspection of airplane engine, Wright-Martin Aircraft Corp

Airplanes - Types - Airplanes for government use. L.W.F. Engineering Co., College Point, L.I. L-W-F Model V-1 airplane

Airplanes - Types - Wilbur Wright Aviation Field, Fairfield, Ohio. J-N-4 airplane. Rec'd from C.O., Wilbur Wright Field

Airplanes - Engines - Manufacturing Curtiss Ox-5 airplane engines at the Willy-s Morrow Plant, Elmira, New York. Inspecting keys, studs and final line ream

Airplanes - Wings - Designs and tests of airplane ribs. Strength tests on 15-foot airplane wing ribs, Forest Products Laboratory, Madison, Wis

Airplanes - Flight - Demonstration airplane flight at Oyster Bay, N.Y. Five aeroplanes in battle formation at Oyster Bay, L.I

Airplanes - Engines - Manufacturing Curtiss Ox-5 airplane engines at the Willys-Morrow Plant, Elmira, New York. Milling gear case face

Airplanes - Types - Rear of T-4 messenger airplane. The Dayton Wright Airplane Co

Airplanes - Manufacturing Plants - Wing parts of airplane, Standard Aero Corp., Plainfield, N.J

Airplanes - Types - Airplanes for government use. L.W.F. Engineering Co., College Point, L.I. L-W-F Model G-2 airplane mounting seven machine guns

Airplanes - Engines - Manufacturing Curtiss Ox-5 airplane engines at the Willy-s Morrow Plant, Elmira, New York. Assembling water pumps, water pipes, intake pipes and carburetor to motor

Colleges and Universities - Cornell University - School of Military Aeronautics Princeton University, Princeton, New Jersey. Airplane Laboratory; building a plane

Airplanes - Manufacturing Plants - Assembly of airplane parts, Standard Aero Corp

Airplanes - Parts - Manufacturing airplane parts, at Barcalo MFG. Co., Buffalo, N.Y

Airplanes - Manufacturing Plants - Painting the insignia on wing of airplane, Standard Aero Corp., Plainsfield, N.J

Airplanes - Engines - Manufacturing Curtiss Ox-5 airplane engines at the Willy-s Morrow Plant, Elmira, New York. Drilling breather and ground wire holes

Airplanes - Materials - Castor Bean Culture, Dade City, Florida. The oil which is made from the beans is used as a lubricant for airplane engines since high altitude does not freeze it. The industry is practically new in this country as a result of war needs. Several tons of castor seeds were supplied by the British government in order to get the industry properly started here. From Geo. H. Walker

Airplanes - Engines - Sand blasting airplane engine parts. Packard Motor Car Co., Detroit, Michigan

Airplanes - Types - German plane falls. Fokken D-7. A German fighting airplane which "nose-dived" to destruction near a Zeppelin shed at Namur

Airplanes - Hangars - Manufacturing airplane hangars for the Government; Scott Omaha Tent and Awning Co., Omaha, Nebraska. View of machine and Blacksmith Shop, making poles and frames for balloon and airplane hangars

Airplanes - Manufacturing Plants - Manufacture of aircraft at the Plant of the Standard Aircraft Corp., Elizabeth, N.J. Photo shows airplane wings in course of construction

Airplanes - Wings - Designs and tests of airplane wing ribs. Forest Products Laboratory, Madison, Wis

Airplanes - Manufacturing Plants - Nordyke and Marmon Co. Airplane Engine Plant, Indianapolis, IND. Soldiers instruction room. Men studying airplane mechanics are taught here

Airplanes - Materials - Castor Bean Culture, Dade City, Florida. The oil which is made from the beans is used as a lubricant for airplane engines since high altitude does not freeze it. The industry is practically new in this country as a result of war needs. Several tons of castor seeds were supplied by the British government in order to get the industry properly started here. From Geo. H. Walker

Airplanes - Wings - Designs and tests of airplane ribs. Strength tests on 15-foot airplane wing ribs, Forest Products Laboratory, Madison, Wis

Airplanes - Engines - Manufacturing Curtiss Ox-5 airplane engines at the Willy-s Morrow Plant, Elmira, New York. Carburetor intake "Y" pipe assembly

Airplanes - Wings - Designs and tests of airplane ribs. Strength tests on 15-foot airplane wing ribs, Forest Products Laboratory, Madison, Wis

Airplanes - Engines - Manufacturing Curtiss Ox-5 airplane engines at the Willy-s Morrow Plant, Elmira, New York. In position for propeller run

Airplanes - Materials - Castor Bean Culture, Dade City, Florida. Close view of castor plan showing the arrangement of the seeds. The castor oil which is made from the beans is used as a lubricant for airplane engines since high altitude does not freeze it. The industry is practically new in this country as a result of war needs. Several tons of castor seeds were supplied by the British government in order to get the industry properly started here. From Geo. H. Walker

Airplanes - Engines - Manufacturing Curtiss Ox-5 airplane engines at the Willy-s Morrow Plant, Elmira, New York. Engine ready for inspection

Airplanes - Engines - Manufacturing Curtiss Ox-5 airplane engines at the Willy-s Morrow Plant, Elmira, New York. Boring cylinder holes

Airplanes - Engines - Manufacturing Curtiss Ox-5 airplane engines at the Willys-Morrow Plant, Elmira, New York. Tapping cylinder and cam shaft follower stud holes

Airplanes - Materials - Castor Bean Culture, Dade City, Florida. Field of castor beans. The oil which is made from the beans is used as a lubricant for airplane engines since high altitude does not freeze it. The industry is practically new in this country as a result of war needs. Several tons of castor seeds were supplied by the British government in order to get the industry properly started here. From Geo. H. Walker

Airplanes - Accidents - Falling airplane collides with the railroad train in Canada. While an airman was doing various stunts in the air at Toronto, Canada, his engine suddenly went dead and the plane out of control shot at tremendous speed toward the ground. Upon landing it collided with locomotive of munitions train with result shown above

Airplanes - Engines - Aeroplane Motors. End view of the airplane motor invented by Prof. Tobias Dantzig who has been experimenting on an original form of aeroplane motor for sometime. He began his experiment at Indiana University. He is now in Washington continuing his experiment under the auspices of the Ordnance Department

Airplanes - Instruments - Forest Products Laboratory for research work during the war. These engine bearers built of plywood, support the engine in airplane. Of the Government Forest Service

Airplanes - Ordnance - Flexible airplane gun mounts manufactured by F. Wesel Manufacturing Co., Brooklyn, N.Y. Sectional view of the assembling department. The scarf ring gun mounts are here assembled on the revolving ring, inspected by the Government inspector and passed for the final assembling and again inspected and sealed with the inspector's official seal. They are then crated and shipped to their destination. Rec'd from F. Wesel Mfg. Co

Airplanes - Engines - Manufacturing Curtiss Ox-5 airplane engines at the Willy-s Morrow Plant, Elmira, New York. Drilling and tapping holes in # 5 main bearing cap for pump gear bracket

Airplanes - Engines - Manufacturing Curtiss Ox-5 airplane engines at the Willy-s Morrow Plant, Elmira, New York. Drilling and reaming arm holes

Airplanes - Engines - Manufacturing Curtiss Ox-5 airplane engines at the Willy-s Morrow Plant, Elmira, New York. Finishing valve action

Airplanes - Parts - Plant manufacturing automobile parts for government use. Rear view of stabilizer elevating gear mechanism for the De Haviland 4 airplane, manufactured at Schweppe & Wilt Mfg. Co., Detroit, Michigan

Airplanes - Historical - Handley Page Bombing Plane; Type built to fly across the Atlantic. The new Handley-Page bombing airplane built by the Standard Aircraft Corporation, Elizabeth, N.J., which is of the type constructed to be able to fly to the fighting zones across the Atlantic. The plane is driven by twin Liberty motors 400 H.P. each, and has passed all the government tests. The new machine was driven by Lord William Simphill, of the British Service, accompanied by Major General William L. Henly, U.S.A., Chief of the Department of Military Aeronautics

Airplanes - Engines - Manufacturing Bugatti Motors for the Government at the Duesenberg Motors Corporation Plant. Experimental Department working on Duesenberg 16-cylinder 800 h.p. airplane motors for Signal Corps

Airplanes - Parts - Stick control assembly for the De Haviland 4 airplane manufactured at Schweppe & Wilt MFG Co., Detroit, Mich

Airplanes - Ordnance - Flexible airplane gun mounts manufactured by F. Wesel Manufacturing Co., Brooklyn, N.Y. Front view of flexible scarf ring gun mount. Rec'd from F. Wesel Mfg, Co

Airplanes - Ordnance - Flexible airplane gun mounts manufactured by F. Wesel Manufacturing Co., Brooklyn, N.Y. This view shows a section in the lathe department in the manufacture of scarf ring gun mounts, where the aluminum rings are machined by especially designed lathes. Rec'd from F. Wesel Mfg.. Co

Colleges and Universities - Texas Agricultural and Mechanic College - Agricultural and Mechanical College of Texas. Airplane instruction, bomb location

Airplanes - Parts - Manufacture of airplane spares; Acklin Stamping Co., Toledo, Ohio. Press section of the factory

Ceremonies and Parades - Sunday service on the Western Front. British Army Chaplain delivering a sermon from the cockpit of an airplane

Airplanes - Types - Camouflaged airplane at Mineola, Long Island, N.Y. Int. Film Ser

Airplanes - Engines - Manufacturing Curtiss Ox-5 airplane engines at the Willys-Morrow Plant, Elmira, New York. Straddle milling bearings

Airplanes - Engines - Manufacturing Curtiss Ox-5 airplane engines at the Willy-s Morrow Plant, Elmira, New York. Assembling cam follower

Airplanes - Parts - Manufacturing Airplanes. New type airplane

Airplanes - Engines - Manufacturing Curtiss Ox-5 airplane engines at the Willy-s Morrow Plant, Elmira, New York. Drilling end reaming cam follower guide holes

Airplanes - Miscellaneous - Airplane types. Air Service

Airplanes - Engines - Manufacturing Curtiss Ox-5 airplane engines at the Willy-s Morrow Plant, Elmira, New York. Thrust bearing lock nut

Airplanes - Types - Front of Le Pere airplane. Committee Public Information. Wright Wilbur Aviation Field

Colleges and Universities - Texas Agricultural and Mechanic College - Agricultural and Mechanical College of Texas. Airplane radio instruction

Airplanes - Manufacturing Plants - Wing framework for airplane, Standard Aero Corp., Plainfield, N.J

Colleges and Universities - Princeton - Princeton University Flying School for Students

Airplanes - Engines - Manufacturing Curtiss Ox-5 airplane engines at the Willy-s Morrow Plant, Elmira, New York. Setting up for final run

Airplanes - Historical - British torpedo carrying airplane. Plane in the act of dropping a bomb- at the time of the cessation of hostilities England had a number of these torpedo carrying aeroplanes completed and ready for use

Airplanes - Engines - Manufacturing Curtiss Ox-5 airplane engines at the Willy-s Morrow Plant, Elmira, New York. Final run

Airplanes - Accidents - Airplane Accidents. Top of a building after an airplane had crashed upon it, part of the machine going through the roof and onto floor below

Airplanes - Engines - Manufacturing Curtiss Ox-5 airplane engines at the Willy-s Morrow Plant, Elmira, New York. Milling flange on lower half

Airplanes - Materials - Manufacturing airplane spruce and other timber for the government by Norwood Lumber Co

Airplanes - Manufacturing Plants - Aeroplane material manufactured for government use. Assembling and inspecting skeleton rudders, ailerons and stabilizers for De Haviland 4 airplane. National Cash Register Co. plant, Dayton, O

Airplanes - Engines - Manufacturing Curtiss Ox-5 airplane engines at the Willy-s Morrow Plant, Elmira, New York. Drill tap exhaust rocker arm

Airplanes - Engines - Manufacturing Curtiss Ox-5 airplane engines at the Willy-s Morrow Plant, Elmira, New York. Drill co-bore tap screw hole oil pump drive shaft bearing bracket

Colleges and Universities - University of Illinois - School of Military Aeronautics - School of Military Aeronautics, University of Illinois, Urbana, Illinois. Airplane department

Colleges and Universities - Texas Agricultural and Mechanic College - Agricultural and Mechanical College of Texas. Radio wiring in an airplane

Airplanes - Engines - Manufacturing Curtiss Ox-5 airplane engines at the Willy-s Morrow Plant, Elmira, New York. Assembling lower crank case

Airplanes - Materials - Castor Bean Culture, Dade City, Florida. The oil which is made from the beans is used as a lubricant for airplane engines since high altitude does not freeze it. The industry is practically new in this country as a result of war needs. Several tons of castor seeds were supplied by the British government in order to get the industry properly started here. From Geo. H. Walker

Airplanes - Manufacturing Plants - Wing parts for airplane, Standard Aero Corp., Plainfield, N.J