Ford Tri-Motor "The Kansas City" at Municpial Airport

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Photograph of Henry F. McElroy, Jr. and Eleanor Beach, daughter of Kansas City Mayor Albert I. Beach, christening "The Kansas City", a Transcontinental Air Transport (TAT) Ford Tri-Motor airplane, by pouring water from the Missouri River upon the propeller at Municipal Airport. TAT merged with Transcontinental and Western Air (TWA) the following year.

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Date: 
June 22nd 1929
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Modern Location: 
300 Richards Road
Kansas City, MO
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39.11793, -94.5922
Rights Statement: 
Publication, commercial use, or reproduction of this image or the accompanying data requires prior written permission from the Jackson County Historical Society. Use of this image also requires that credit be given to the Jackson County Historical Society.
Call or Box Number, Collection Title: 
PHL 9673
Digital Object Identifier: 
JCHS-PHL-9673-0001
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