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

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Description

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 Created
1929-06-22
Modern Location
300 Richards Road
Kansas City, MO
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Owning Organization
Collection Title, Call or Box Number
PHL 9673
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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.

Digital Object Identifier
JCHS-PHL-9673-0001