Roe Triplane under the railway arches



Roe Triplane under the railway arches


Front quarter view of triplane with man by propeller and others behind the wing. A man and woman look on from behind the starboard wing. In the background brick railway arches. Captioned 'A. V. Roe's Triplane under the railway arches at Lea Marshes with eventually a 9 HP (c1908) Jap engine, it made its first flight of 100 feet. A blue plaque put up by the Greater London Council was erected here in 1983'. On the reverse 'Vital photo, his only workshop! A railway arch'.

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