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Stratford Army Engine Plant, 550 South Main Street, Stratford, Fairfield County, CT



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Location
550 South Main Street, Stratford, CT

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1968.

Notes
Survey number HAER CT-14
Unprocessed field note material exists for this structure (FN-6).
Significance: Stratford Army Engine Plant was as a manufacturing facility originally established by the Sikorsky Aviation Company in 1929. This facility was used for the development and production of many types of aircraft, including the world's first production helicopter in 1942. Associated with the important aeronautical engineer, Igor I. Sikorskys produced here, The Stratford Army Engine Plant possesses significance in the field of aviation development.

Subjects
War (World War II)
Immigrants
Brick Buildings


Collection
Historic American Engineering Record (Library of Congress)

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