Display Status:

This object is not on display at the National Air and Space Museum. It is either on loan or in storage.

Collection Item Summary:

One-half right front view of large field flood light (1/2 billion candlepower) designed for illumination of runways at U. S. Air Mail field at Fort Crook, Omaha, Nebraska; October 17, 1924. Field staff member French looks inside access panel at left.

Collection Item Long Description:


  • Aeronautics
  • Air mail
  • Airports

Data Source

National Air and Space Museum Archives

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Nathaniel L. Dewell


October 17, 1924

Repository Loc.

National Air and Space Museum, Archives Division, MRC 322, Washington, DC, 20560



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