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Airports, USA, Virginia, Washington (Ronald Reagan) National Airport (DCA), Construction; Photography, Imagery, Earth, Aerial, USA, District of Columbia (DC), Washington, Gravelly Point. [photograph]

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Oblique aerial view looking south of dredge and fill activities in the Gravelly Point area of the Potomac River for construction of Washington National Airport (DCA); November 16, 1939, 1:30 p.m. local time. Annotations in white indicate the future boundaries of the airport, the runways, and the relocated path of the George Washington Parkway (right), and identify the dredges Gulf Stream and Talcott. Dangerfield Island visible at right background, with southeast Washington, D.C., and Anacostia at left background.
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National Air and Space Museum, Archives Division, MRC 322, Washington, DC, 20560
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