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Orville Wright, [Diary Entry], October 1911

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[10 October 1911, Tuesday - Orville Wright Diary, Kill Devil Hills, NC]

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Arrived Kill Devil. Worked on building & fittings. (Rained night.)

Weather Data for 10 October 1911

[12 October 1911, Thursday - Orville Wright Diary, Kill Devil Hills, NC]

Measured West Hill = 80 ft. high. [Slope] (500 ft)

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Kill Devil Hill = [slope] 665 [ft. at] 8º 40’ = 103 ft. high. 30-mile wind at top hill. 18 on ground.

Weather Data for 12 October 1911

[13 October 1911, Friday - Orville Wright Diary, Kill Devil Hills, NC]

Wind north 20-25 miles. Motored to Kitty Hawk through outside channel. Machine arrived on Van Dusen. (Shipped Sat. 7th.)

4 newspapermen—J. Mitchell, Asso. Press, Mitchell, N.Y. Herald, Salley of Norfolk, Van Ness, New York World, arrived.

Weather Data for 13 October 1911

[14 October 1911, Saturday - Orville Wright Diary, Kill Devil Hills, NC]

Wind 10 miles from north. Set machine together in morn. Went to K.H. in afternoon. Chickens & fish.

Weather Data for 14 October 1911

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Citation: Diary entry, October 1911. Diary of Edward Huffaker, Papers of Wilbur and Orville Wright. Manuscript Division, Library of Congress.
Location: Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C. 20540 USA

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