Skip to content home : browse : advanced search : preferences : my favorites : about : help  login  
add to favorites : reference url back to results : previous : next
 
Zoom in Zoom out Pan left Pan right Pan up Pan down Maximum resolution Fit in window Fit to width Rotate left Rotate right Hide/show thumbnail
As it looked in the beginning, Capital Aviation hangar, Bismarck, N.D.
As it looked in the beginning, Capital Aviation hangar, Bismarck, N.D.
TitleAs it looked in the beginning, Capital Aviation hangar, Bismarck, N.D.
Date of Original194-
DescriptionFront view of Capital Aviation hangar a wood frame white building with several large doors.
Ordering Informationhttp://history.nd.gov/archives/whatphotos.html
General SubjectTransportation
Business & Industry
Subject (LCTGM)Hangars
Organization NameCapital Aviation
Bismarck Municipal Airport (Bismarck, N.D.)
LocationBismarck (N.D.)
Decade1940-1949
Item Number2003-P-02-004-1
Format of OriginalPhotographic prints
NotesPhotographer unknown.
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 power line patrols.
Repository InstitutionState Historical Society of North Dakota
Repository CollectionR.K. Watts Photograph Collection
Credit LineState Historical Society of North Dakota (2003-P-02-004-1)
Rights ManagementCopyright status unknown.
Digital IDsh2003P020041
add to favorites : reference url back to results : previous : next
powered by CONTENTdm ® | contact us  ^ to top ^