“Miss Grand Rapids”, a single propeller plane with corrugated body; wings top-mounted. Sign reads, "First shipment of furniture by air, consigned to J. L. Hudson Co. of Detroit, Manufactured by Grand Rapids Chair Co." Lettering on side of plane “Detroit-Grand Rapids Airline”, “Made by Ford”. Several bystanders watch as two men load a crate onto the plane. Most of the men wear jackets or suit coats, although some are in shirtsleeves. Background shows trees in full leaf; a farmhouse with washing hanging on the line.
Source:Morris photograph collection (Coll. 043)
- Grand Rapids History & Special Collections Department
Part of digital collection:
Morris photograph collection