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Aerial view of Capital Aviation Corporation, Bismarck, N.D.
Aerial view of Capital Aviation Corporation, Bismarck, N.D.
TitleAerial view of Capital Aviation Corporation, Bismarck, N.D.
Date of Original194-
DescriptionAn aerial view of the Capital Aviation Corporation hangar and planes at the Bismarck airport. The hangar door is partially open, showing more airplanes inside. The North Dakota State Capitol is visible in dthe distance.
Ordering Informationhttp://history.nd.gov/archives/whatphotos.html
General SubjectBusiness & Industry
Transportation
Aerials
Subject (LCTGM)Aerial photographs
Hangars
Airplanes
Capitols
Airports
Organization NameCapital Aviation
Bismarck Municipal Airport (Bismarck, N.D.)
North Dakota State Capitol (Bismarck, N.D.)
LocationBismarck (N.D.)
Decade1940-1949
Item Number2003-P-02-33
Format of OriginalPhotographic prints
NotesPhotographer unknown.
Title created by staff.
Biography/HistoryJack and Robert Watts started Capital Aviation after returning to Bismarck in 1945 after serving in World War II. In addition to chartering flights, Capital Aviation was also a Cessna dealership. Their planes were used to fly missions with instruments to confirm oil in the Tioga Basin, and also conducted game counts, grassland surveys, and powerline patrols.
Repository InstitutionState Historical Society of North Dakota
Repository CollectionR.K. Watts Photograph Collection
Credit LineState Historical Society of North Dakota (2003-P-02-33)
Rights ManagementCopyright status unknown.
Digital IDsh2003P0233
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