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Capital Aviation office, Bismarck, N.D.
Capital Aviation office, Bismarck, N.D.
TitleCapital Aviation office, Bismarck, N.D.
Date of Original195-
DescriptionA view of the Capital Aviation office at the Bismarck airport. A bench sits on the ground outside the office, and a sign on the building advertises aircraft tires and accesories.
Ordering Informationhttp://history.nd.gov/archives/whatphotos.html
General SubjectBusiness & Industry
Subject (LCTGM)Airports
Offices
Airplane equipment
Airplane industry
Organization NameCapital Aviation
LocationBismarck (N.D.)
Decade1950-1959
Item Number2003-P-02-025-2
Format of OriginalPhotographic prints
NotesPhotographer unknown.
Title created by staff.
Biography/HistoryJack and Robert Watts started Capital Aviation after returning to Bismarck in 1945 after serving in World War II. In addition to chartering flights, Capital Aviation was also a Cessna dealership. Their planes were used to fly missions with instruments to confirm oil in the Tioga Basin, and also conducted game counts, grassland surveys, and powerline patrols.
Repository InstitutionState Historical Society of North Dakota
Repository CollectionR.K. Watts Photograph Collection
Credit LineState Historical Society of North Dakota (2003-P-02-025-2)
Rights ManagementCopyright status unknown.
Digital IDsh2003P020252
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