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:

"Walter Ralston Second Machine Beaumont Texas, late in 1913." Two unidentified men pose standing in front of what is believed to be Walter Ralston's second airplane, a tractor biplane powered by a Kemp Gray Eagle I-4 4-Cylinder Inline Engine [possibly A19660012000]; head-on (front) view of aircraft on the ground at Beaumont, Texas, circa late 1913. Ralston may be man standing at left with goggles pushed up on top of his cap.

Collection Item Long Description:


  • Aeronautics
  • Air pilots

Data Source

National Air and Space Museum Archives

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Circa late 1913

Repository Loc.

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



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