Denver Comes of Age: The Postwar Photography of Morey Engle by Morey Engle

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Page 105 Clinton Aviation was an early fixed base operator at Denver Municipal Airport after World War II. A Cessna twin and a Cessna 140 are parked in front of the Clinton hangar. Units of the fighter wing of the Colorado National Guard stand information at Buckley Naval Air Station, as they are transferred from a guard unit to the regular air force. April 1, 1951. Page 106 A Continental Airlines DC-3 is parked in front of hangar six at Denver Municipal Airport. The DC-3 was the workhorse of both military and civilian transport in the late 1930s and 1940s and for many years thereafter in some parts of the world.

McIlvaine Farms planted 1,240 acres of wheat on airport ground under contract to the City and County of Denver. Now that was really the good old days! November 6, 1947. Page 105 Clinton Aviation was an early fixed base operator at Denver Municipal Airport after World War II. A Cessna twin and a Cessna 140 are parked in front of the Clinton hangar. Units of the fighter wing of the Colorado National Guard stand information at Buckley Naval Air Station, as they are transferred from a guard unit to the regular air force.

The lady is Barbara Noren, a contestant in the National Press Photographers annual beauty contest. June 14, 1951. Page 20 Snow removal from city streets has always been a concern in Denver, sometimes even becoming an issue in mayoral campaigns. I made these pictures of snow removal efforts after the big blizzard of November 1946. Page 21 Page 22 The intersection of Eighteenth and Broadway was a mess on the night of November 4, 1946. The storm tied up traffic all over town. After I took this photograph, I went into the bar of the Cosmopolitan Hotel and spent the night.

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