Ford Tri-Motor 5AT-40 at Ford Airport, Dearborn, Michigan, 1929

Summary

Airplanes are gathered on the tarmac at Ford Airport, in Dearborn, Michigan, in this 1929 view. In the distance, at center left, is the mooring mast built for airships in 1925. With paved runways, a modern terminal building and a hotel (built in 1931) located just across the street, Ford Airport was among the best-equipped facilities of its day.

Airplanes are gathered on the tarmac at Ford Airport, in Dearborn, Michigan, in this 1929 view. In the distance, at center left, is the mooring mast built for airships in 1925. With paved runways, a modern terminal building and a hotel (built in 1931) located just across the street, Ford Airport was among the best-equipped facilities of its day.

Artifact

Photographic print

Date Made

13 April 1929

Subject Date

12 April 1929

 On Exhibit

By Request in the Benson Ford Research Center

Object ID

P.189.6340

Credit

From the Collections of The Henry Ford. Gift of Ford Motor Company.

Material

Linen (Material)
Paper (Fiber product)

Technique

Gelatin silver process

Color

Black-and-white (Colors)

Dimensions

Height: 7.5 in

Width: 11 in

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