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Pictures 3 Kreider-Reisner Aircraft Company - Fairchild Aircraft, Hagerstown Maryland

Kreider-Reisner Aircraft Company - Fairchild Aircraft, Hagerstown Maryland Rosie the Riveters help roll out a new PT-19 at Fairchild No. 1, ca. 1944. Female employment reached a peak of 36 percent before the end of the war
Rosie the Riveters help roll out a new PT-19 at Fairchild No. 1, ca. 1944. Female employment reached a peak of 36 percent before the end of the war

Kreider-Reisner Aircraft Company - Fairchild Aircraft, Hagerstown Maryland A wooden mockup of a Grumman Wildcat Fighter assembled at the Brandt Cabinet Works
A wooden mockup of a Grumman Wildcat Fighter assembled at the Brandt Cabinet Works

Kreider-Reisner Aircraft Company - Fairchild Aircraft, Hagerstown Maryland The C-82 Packet, another major wartime contract, was developed at Fairchild No. 1 from 1941-43, although most production was completed at Fairchild No. 2
The C-82 Packet, another major wartime contract, was developed at Fairchild No. 1 from 1941-43, although most production was completed at Fairchild No. 2

Kreider-Reisner Aircraft Company - Fairchild Aircraft, Hagerstown Maryland The C-82 Packet at Fairchild No. 2
The C-82 Packet at Fairchild No. 2

Kreider-Reisner Aircraft Company - Fairchild Aircraft, Hagerstown Maryland In 1951, a C-119 Flying Boxcar flies over the sprawling Fairchild airport complex (built 1941-55). The original wooden Kreider-Reisner Hangar (1928) is seen below right, next to the 1938 Hagerstown Municipal Airport Hangar
In 1951, a C-119 Flying Boxcar flies over the sprawling Fairchild airport complex (built 1941-55). The original wooden Kreider-Reisner Hangar (1928) is seen below right, next to the 1938 Hagerstown Municipal Airport Hangar