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Springfield Aviation Company Collection

   
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  1. 'Reckless' Rex Murphy air show
    The 'Reckless' Rex Murphy air show sponsored by the Illinois State Journal and the Springfield Aviation Company. Performed at Municipal Airport, Springfield, Illinois.

  2. Advertising blimp
    First blimp to land at Commercial Airport, Springfield, Illinois.

  3. Advertising sign
    Sign advertising Strong's Fairground Cafeteria. This sign had been towed by Craig Isbell of the Springfield Aviation Company.

  4. Advertising sign
    Sign advertising Paris Cleaning Company. This sign had been towed by Craig Isbell of the Springfield Aviation Company.

  5. Advertising sign
    Sign advertising the Lincoln Theatre. This sign had been towed by Craig Isbell of the Springfield Aviation Company.

  6. Aerial view of Abraham Lincoln's tomb
    Aerial photograph of Abraham Lincoln's tomb in Oak Ridge Cemetery, Springfield, Illinois.

  7. Aerial view of Capital Airport
    Aerial photograph of Capital Airport, Springfield, Illinois.

  8. Aerial view of Capital Airport
    Aerial photograph of Capital Airport, Springfield, Illinois.

  9. Aerial view of downtown Springfield and Capitol building
    View of the downton area of Springfield, Illinois (looking west). The Capitol Building is at the top of the image.

  10. Aerial view of Illini Country Club
    Aerial photograph of Illini Country Club, Springfield, Illinois.

  11. Aerial view of Illinois State Fair
    Aerial photograph of the Illinois State Fair in Springfield, Illinois.

  12. Aerial view of Illinois State Fair
    Aerial photograph of the Illinois State Fair in Springfield, Illinois.

  13. Aerial view of Illinois State Fair
    Aerial photograph of the Illinois State Fair in Springfield, Illinois.

  14. Aerial view of Illinois State Police radio station
    Aerial photograph of the Illinois State Police radio station, Springfield, Illinois.

  15. Aerial view of Lake Springfield and power plant
    Aerial photograph of Lake Springfield and power plant, Springfield, Illinois.

  16. Aerial view of Lake Springfield Motor Boat Club
    Aerial photograph of Lake Springfield Motor Boat Club, Springfield, Illinois.

  17. Aerial view of Pillsbury Mills
    Aerial photograph of Pillsbury Mills, Springfield, Illinois.

  18. Aerial view of Pillsbury Mills and C&IM rail yard
    Pillsbury Mills and C&IM rail yard, Springfield, Illinois.

  19. Aerial view of Pillsbury Mills and C&IM rail yard
    Aerial photograph of Pillsbury Mills and C&IM rail yard, Springfield, Illinois.

  20. Aerial view of Sangamo Electric
    Aerial photograph of Sangamo Electric Company, Springfield, Illinois.

  21. Aerial view of Southwest Airport
    Aerial photograph of Southwest Airport, Springfield, Illinois.

  22. Aerial view of Springfield, Illinois
    Aerial photograph of the downtown area of Springfield, Illinois.

  23. Aerial view of St. John's Hospital
    Aerial photograph of St. John's Hospital, Springfield, Illinois.

  24. African explorers at Municipal Airport
    African explorers Martin and Osa Johnson, waiting at Municipal Airport, Springfield, Illinois, for weather to clear. The Johnsons were pioneering documentary filmmakers who explored Africa, Borneo and the South Seas, between 1920 and 1940. In 1932 the Johnsons learned to fly, and once they had their pilot's licenses they purchased two Sikorsky amphibious planes (one of which is pictured here.) Left to right: Elwood B. Cole (Secretary of the Illinois Aeronautics Commission), Martin Johnson, JosephineBresco (Mr. Cole's secretary) and Osa Johnson.

  25. Amelia Earhart and Howard Knotts
    Aviatrix Amelia Earhart and Howard Knotts at Municipal Airport, Springfield, Illinois. Mr Knotts, a native of Girard, Illinois, was a World War I flying ace. In 1918, flying a Sopwith Camel, he shot down six enemy aircraft in less than a month.

  26. Amelia Earhart visits Municipal Airport
    Left to right: Illinois Governor Henry Horner, Amelia Earhart, Howard Knotts (World War I flying ace from Girard, Illinois), and George Bengal, at Municipal Airport, Springfield, Illinois.

  27. Amelia Earhart visits Municipal Airport
    Left to right: Illinois Governor Henry Horner, Amelia Earhart, L. P. Bonfoey (Chairman of the Illinois Aeronautics Commission, Howard Knotts (World War I flying ace form Girard, Illinois), and 'Sissy' Knotts (daughter of Howard Knotts).

  28. Amelia Earhart visits Municipal Airport
    Left to right: Illinois Governor Henry Horner, Amelia Earhart, L. P. Bonfoey (Chairman of the Illinois Aeronautics Commission), Howard Knotts (World War I flying ace form Girard, Illinois), and 'Sissy' Knotts (daughter of Howard Knotts), at Municipal Airport, Springfield, Illinois.

  29. Amelia Earhart visits Municipal Airport
    Lleft to right: Illinois Governor Henry Horner, Amelia Earhart, Howard Knotts (World War I flying ace from Girard, Illinois), 'Sissy' Knotts (daughter of Howard Knotts), at Municipal Airport, Springfield, Illinois.

  30. Amelia Earhart visits Municipal Airport
    Left to right: V. Y. Dallman (editor of the Illinois State Register), Illinois Governor Henry Horner, Amelia Earhart, unidentified, L. P. Bonfoey (Chairman of the Illinois Aeronautics Commission) at Municipal Airport, Springfield, Illinois.

  31. Aviation Day
    Aviation Day celebration (May 23, 1937) at Municipal Airport, Springfield, Illinois.

  32. Avro Avian C541E airplane
    Amelia Earhart's Avro Avian C541E plane.

  33. Bolling P-12 skywriting plane
    Bolling P-12 skywriting plane owned by Arthur C. Goebel, being fuled at Municipal Airport, Springfield, Illinois.

  34. Charles Lindbergh's Ryan NX-211airplane
    Photograph of Lindbergh's plane (on his goodwill flight around the United States) at Conkling Field, Springfield, Illinois.

  35. Commercial Airport
    Buildings at Commercial Airport, Springfield, Illinois.

  36. Commercial Airport
    Buildings at Commercial Airport, Springfield, Illinois.

  37. Commercial Airport
    The hangar and office of the Springfield Aviation Company at Commercial Airport, Springfield, Illinois.

  38. Commercial Airport
    Opening day (June 16, 1928) at Commercial Airport, Springfield, Illinois.

  39. Commercial Airport
    Left to right: the Van Meter hangar, lean-to, US Weather Bureau, and Springfield Aviation Company hangar at Commercial Airport, Springfield, Illinois.

  40. Commercial Airport
    Buildings at Commercial Airport, Springfield, Illinois.

  41. Commercial Airport
    The ticket office at Commercial Airport, Springfield, Illinois.

  42. Commercial Airport
    Employees of Commercial Airport, Springfield, Illinois. Pictured (left to right) are Jim Harney (mail truck driver), Don Whitney, and an unidentified employee of the Springfield Aviation Company.

  43. Craig Isbell
    Craig Isbell in Murphy's shop, sewing a new windsock.

  44. Craig Isbell
    Craig Isbell greasing the rocker arm on a transient OX-5 JN4D, at Commercial Airport, Springfield, Illinois.

  45. Craig Isbell and Miss Springfield (Beraldine Crumly)
    Craig Isbell (owner of the L & I Aerial Service Company) and Miss Springfield (Beraldine Crumly) on the Airmail Week opening day celebration (July 29, 1928) at Commercial Airport, Springfield, Illinois. Pictured with a Waco 10 C-1823 plane owned by the L & I Aerial Service Company.

  46. Craig Isbell and Raymond Gwinn
    Craig Isbell, manager of the Springfield Aviation Company and Raymond Gwinn. Shown with the first aircraft radio receiver at Southwest Airport, Springfield, Illinois. The receiver was custom-made by Art Milner.

  47. Craig Isbell and Warren Turner
    Craig Isbell (pilot) and Warren Turner on their arrival from Cincinnati, Ohio with a shipment of new Crosley radios. Shown in a Waco 90 C-9599.

  48. Douglas 'Wrong Way' Corrigan
    Douglas 'Wrong Way' Corrigan at Municipal Airport, Springfield, Illinois.

  49. Fairchild 'Pilgrim' airplane
    Fairchild 'Pilgrim' airliner, owned by American Airlines, being gassed up by the Springfield Aviation Company at Commercial Airport, Springfield, Illinois.

  50. Ford Tri-Motor airplane
    The Ford Tri-Motor owned by Standard Oil Company, shown at Lindbergh Field, Springfield, Illinois.

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