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Joe Wilson uses horses to pull airplanes into Canada near Pembina, N.D.
Joe Wilson uses horses to pull airplanes into Canada near Pembina, N.D.
TitleJoe Wilson uses horses to pull airplanes into Canada near Pembina, N.D.
Date of Original1940-02
DescriptionJoe Wilson is at the reigns of a team of horses pulling a Hudson airplane across the United States-Canadian border during the early days of World War II. A second man watches, and a row of parked automobiles are visible in the background.
Ordering Informationhttp://history.nd.gov/archives/whatphotos.html
General SubjectTransportation
Military
People
Subject (LCTGM)Horses
Airplanes
War
Automobiles
Horse teams
Subject (LCSH)World War, 1939-1945
Hudson (Bomber)
Personal NameWilson, Joe
LocationPembina (N.D.)
Decade1940-1949
Item Number00709-50
Format of OriginalPhotographic prints
NotesPhotographer unknown.
Title created by staff.
Relation[Is Part Of] North Dakota History textbook materials
Biography/HistoryNeutrality laws prevented the British or French to fly airplanes for the war effort from the United States to their final destination, and prevented American pilots from doing the same. If the planes could be gotten across the border in some other way, then American neutrality would remain intact.
Repository InstitutionState Historical Society of North Dakota
Repository CollectionPembina Photograph Collection 00709
Credit LineState Historical Society of North Dakota (00709-50)
Rights ManagementCopyright status unknown.
Digital IDsh0070950
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