VIS 99.360.03 Bell Bomber Plant

Bell Bomber Plant

Title Bell Bomber Plant
Photographer Wilson, Bill (William Bryan), 1914-1993
Description Aerial view of the Bell Bomber Plant in Marietta, Georgia.
Geographic Location Marietta (Ga.)
Subject Aircraft--Georgia--Marietta
Airline industry
Aerial photographs
Corporate Name Bell Aircraft Corporation
Date Original 1946 September 4
Date Digital 2006
Type 4 x 5 in. black and white negative
Digital Format JPEG
Catalogue Number VIS 99.360.03
Collection Bill Wilson Photographs
Publisher Kenan Research Center, Atlanta History Center, 130 West Paces Ferry Road, Atlanta, GA 30305
Rights This material is protected by copyright law. (Title 17, U.S Code) Permission ofr use must be cleared through The Kenan Research Center at the Atlanta History Center. Licensing agreement may be required.
Notes The Bell Bomber plant in Marietta, Georgia was a facility built for the production of B-29 aircraft during World War II. The construction of the plant was funded by the federal government and designed by Robert & Company of Atlanta, Georgia. When the plant opened, it was operated by the Bell Aircraft Corporation. The plant was closed between 1946-1951, and later was under the management of Lockheed-Georgia (later Lockheed-Martin).
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