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Capital Aviation Corporation hangar, Bismarck, N.D.
Capital Aviation Corporation hangar, Bismarck, N.D.
TitleCapital Aviation Corporation hangar, Bismarck, N.D.
Date of Original195-?
DescriptionA view of the Capital Aviation Corporation hangar at the Bismarck airport. A Bellanca airplane is parked in front of the hangar. Signs painted on the front of the building advertise Firestone, Cessna, and Bellanca.
Ordering Informationhttp://history.nd.gov/archives/whatphotos.html
General SubjectBusiness & Industry
Transportation
Subject (LCTGM)Airplanes
Hangars
Subject (LCSH)Bellanca airplanes
Organization NameCapital Aviation
LocationBismarck (N.D.)
Decade1950-1959
Item Number2003-P-02-025-1
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-02-025-1)
Rights ManagementCopyright status unknown.
Digital IDsh2003P020251
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