Wright Company Buildings During the Demolition of the GM Inland factory on Home Avenue in Dayton Ohio, 4/22/2014

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This industrial site has been hiding a piece of aviation history for many years.  Right there, in the middle of 54 acres of abandoned industrial ruins, are the two original factory buildings of the Wright Company.   <br />
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In this photo you can see a row of white brick buildings with curved parapets.  If you check through all the different shots you can see that there are six buildings all in a row.  They are numbered 17, 1, 2, 3, 4, and 5 from left to right (north to south).  Building 17 does not have the curved parapet.  Buildings one and two were built in 1910 and 1911 by Orville and Wilbur Wright as they geared up to manufacture airplanes.  The other buildings were added later, I think, by General Motors.<br />
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The two original Wright Company buildings will be preserved and added to the Dayton Aviation Heritage National Historical Park.  Buildings 3, 4, and 5 will probably also be preserved.  Building 17 will be demolished along with the heating plant located behind it.<br />
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This shot was taken from outside the fence along Abbey Avenue.
This industrial site has been hiding a piece of aviation history for many years. Right there, in the middle of 54 acres of abandoned industrial ruins, are the two original factory buildings of the Wright Company.

In this photo you can see a row of white brick buildings with curved parapets. If you check through all the different shots you can see that there are six buildings all in a row. They are numbered 17, 1, 2, 3, 4, and 5 from left to right (north to south). Building...
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