Making plane wings (LOC)

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When: 01 January 1915

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Bain News Service,, publisher.

Making plane wings

[between ca. 1915 and ca. 1920]

1 negative : glass ; 5 x 7 in. or smaller.

Title from unverified data provided by the Bain News Service on the negatives or caption cards.
Forms part of: George Grantham Bain Collection (Library of Congress).

Format: Glass negatives.

Rights Info: No known restrictions on publication.

Repository: Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division, Washington, D.C. 20540 USA,

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Call Number: LC-B2- 4283-11


Owner: The Library of Congress
Source: Flickr Commons
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    • 08/Sep/2015 17:09:57

    This group of 14 photos is related to two Bain photos posted earlier of men testing the L.W.F. Model V Tractor training aircraft, as identified by Flickr user TVL1970 in comments to Testing plane (LOC) and Testing aeroplane (LOC) "The Lowe Willard & Fowler (L.W.F.) Engineering Company, located at College Point, New York City, was organized in 1915 for the manufacture of all types of heavier-than-air machines. L.W.F. produced the first all-American aircraft to be used during World War I. In 1917, the first Liberty motor to fly was installed in the L.W.F. Model G, and several of the L.W.F. aircraft held performance records for speed and endurance. The company also completed Government contracts for producing Martin Bombers, Douglas DT-2s, and Naval Observation Planes, before the company dissolved in 1924."!2...