1939 Douglas DC-3 Being Moved to Its Place behind Henry Ford Museum, June 2, 1975

Summary

North Central Airlines donated a Douglas DC-3 airplane to The Henry Ford in 1975. After the plane flew to Ford Motor Company's proving ground -- first developed as an airport in 1924 -- its wings were removed and the aircraft was transported by crane to Henry Ford Museum. It was reassembled and displayed outside the museum until moved indoors in 2003.

North Central Airlines donated a Douglas DC-3 airplane to The Henry Ford in 1975. After the plane flew to Ford Motor Company's proving ground -- first developed as an airport in 1924 -- its wings were removed and the aircraft was transported by crane to Henry Ford Museum. It was reassembled and displayed outside the museum until moved indoors in 2003.

Material

Paper (Fiber product)

Technique

Gelatin silver process

Color

Black-and-white (Colors)

Dimensions

Height: 8.125 in

Width: 10 in

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