#TBT – Through the Lens: WNY’s Industrial Past – Curtiss-Wright Plant #2

Our Throwback Thursday Blog from last December describes how Buffalo-made aircraft figured in the Pearl Harbor debacle…

Curtiss Wright Buffalo Plant #2a

On December 7, 1941…P-40 fighter planes built in Buffalo defended Pearl Harbor during the Japanese attacks.  This picture shows Curtiss-Wright Corporation’s Plant #2, a 1.5 million ft2 factory built in 1940-1941 on the site of the present Buffalo-Niagara International Airport to manufacture…  See the full blog post here