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Type: Black-and-white photographs
Title: Airplane
Date: 1930-1939
Description: Famous airplane that was once based in Gainesville. Photograph taken of R. I. Tyner's airplane, once based in Gainesville and now on display at the Smithsonian Institute, Washington D. C. In 1930, R. I. Tyner bought the plane when new. The plane was then purchased by Frank W. Ellmore, who taught many early aviators from Gainesville to fly. The plane was then sold to Doug Corrigan, who earned the nickname of "Wrong Way Corrigan," who ultimately donated the plane to the Smithsonian.

Caption: "Hall County Library Photo Collection (0551) Gainesville, Georgia."

Digitized by: Digital Techniques, Inc.

Electronic version made available through a federal Library Services and Technology Act Grant and Georgia Public Library Services.

Subjects: Airplanes--Georgia--Gainesville | Airplanes--Washington (D.C.) | Smithsonian Institution | Corrigan, Douglas, 1907- | Tyner, R. I. | Ellmore, Frank W. | Hall County (Ga.) | Gainesville (Ga.) | Washington (D.C.)
Contributors: Hall County Library System (Ga.)
Online Publisher: [Gainesville, Ga. : Hall County Library System], 2001
Original Material: 1 photograph : b&w ; 25 x 14 cm. | Forms part of: Hall County, Georgia historical photograph collection.
Rights and Usage: Cite as: [Name of photograph], Hall County, Georgia historical photograph collection, Hall County Library System.
Persistent Link to Item: http://dlg.galileo.usg.edu/hall/hchp/do:0551

Related Institutions: Hall County Library System (Ga.)
Collection Information: Hall County Georgia Historical Photograph Collection