Airplanes

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TWA Ford Tri-Motor with Air Mail at Municipal Airport

Photograph of Transcontinental & Western Air employees loading air mail into a Ford 5-AT-B Tri-Motor airplane, NC9606, at Municipal Airport.

TWA Douglas DC-3 and DC-3B Airplanes at Municipal Airport

Photograph of two Douglas DC-3 and two Douglas DC-3B airplanes parked outside of the Transcontinental & Western Air hangar at Municipal Airport.

TWA Douglas DC-2-112 Airplane at Municipal Airport

Photograph of a Douglas DC-2-112 airplane owned by Transcontinental & Western Air flying parked at the Municipal Airport. This vantage point faces west-southwest with the Intercity Viaduct and downtown Kansas City, Kansas is pictured in the background.

TWA DC-1 Flying Over Hannibal Bridge

Photograph of a Douglas Commercial DC-1 airplane flying north over the Missouri River. This vantage point faces west-southwest with the Hannibal Bridge and the West Bottoms (top-background) pictured.

TWA DC-1 Airplane at Municipal Airport

Photograph of the DC-1-109 airplane, R223Y, owned by Transcontinental & Western Air parked by the hanger at the Municipal Airport. This airplane was the prototype for the Douglas DC-2. The fuselage shows "Transcontinental Record, Los Angeles - New York, 11 HR. 5 MIN. Apr. 30, 1935."

TWA Boeing 307B Stratoliner at Municipal Airport

Photograph of a Boeing 307B Stratoliner airplane under construction in the Transcontinental & Western Air hangar at Municipal Airport.

Tractor Pulling TWA Douglas DC-2-112 Skyliner Airplane

Photograph of a Transcontinental and Western Air employee using a tractor to pull a Douglas DC-2-112 Skyliner, NC13790, airplane back into its hangar at Municipal Airport.

Rearwin Ken-Royce 2000-CO Airplane

Photograph of a Rearwin Ken-Royce 2000-C biplane, reg. #NC12579, constructed by Rearwin Airplanes Inc., Fairfax, Kansas City, Kansas.

Paul Henning interviewing Bernice Claire

KMBC reporter, Paul Henning (who later went to Hollywood and produced Petticoat Junction and The Beverly Hillbillies) interviewing Bernice Claire; flanked by Ruth Warrick and Dick Berger at the Downtown Airport in Kansas City, Mo.

Nicholas-Beazley NB-3P Airplane

Photograph of men standing around a Nicolas-Beazley NB-3P monoplane at Municipal Airport. The airplane, reg. #9314, was produced by the Nicholas-Beazley Airplane Company of Marshall, Missouri.

Municipal Airport, Passenger Station

Postcard of the passenger station at the Municipal Airport.

Municipal Airport Future Site

Circa 1920 photograph with aerial view of New Richards Field which soon became known as Municipal Airport. Hannibal Bridge is pictured in the background.