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

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The B-47 was the air force's first jet bomber and the backbone of the Strategic Air Command during the early 1950s. Page 104 Denver Municipal Airport was renamed Stapleton Airport after Denver Mayor Ben Stapleton in 1944. This photograph shows Denver Municipal with the hangars on the left and the administration building on the right. The control tower was on the second floor on the east side of the building. A United Airlines DC-3 comes in to land at Stapleton Airport as disc plows are turning the rich soil between the runways.

When you look at this pictorial retrospective, you will be transported back in time to that wonderful early postwar era when Denver was an exciting place to live and work. You'll see it as Morey saw it, through the lens of his old Speed Graphic. Morey is retired now, but he still has a police scanner in his car and still carries a camera everywhere. If something happens, Morey will be there to capture the peak of action. GENE AMOLE Page xi ACKNOWLEDGMENTS The author wishes to acknowledge the invaluable assistance of the following people in the publication of this book: Lou Clinton, formerly of Clinton Aviation; M.

Finally, Pocky and I suggested that they go to the presidential suite floor. When Dewey emerged from his suite, the kids rushed up to him with their letter. He started to push them away but then saw my camera. " At that point, I knew he would never be president. Page 88 U. S. Senator Edwin C. Johnson and former Colorado Govern or Lee Knous stand with President Harry Truman aboard the presidential special in Denver on October 7, 1952. Ralph Carr, Colorado governor from 1939 to 1943, drew criticism for his defense of the rights of Japanese-Americans during World War II.

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