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Group of men and biplane at Chesapeake, Ohio airport. This airport served Huntington and the area before opening of Tri-State Airport in 1949. This was just before a flight to Louisa, Ky. to drop flowers on the grave of John Wood, WWI pilot. Left to right: Henry Gravenkemper, Huntington attorney, Romeo Parsley, Huntington newspaperman, Mr. Barnes, pilot, Lewis Stone, pilot from Pikeville, Ky., Ray Jones, pilot, James Key Peters, field mechanic for state of W.Va., John Hawes Miller, Super., SRC. Plane belonged to Okey Bevins of Pikeville, Ky.

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Airplanes & Airports

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Chesapeake Ohio Airport, air transportation, Henry Gravenkemper, Romeo Parsley, Lewis Stone, Ray Jones, James Key Peters, John Hawes Miller, Okey Bevins, Gravenkemper, Henry, Parsley, Romeo, Stone, Lewis, Jones, Ray, Peters, James Key, Miller, John Hawes, Bevins, Okey