Explore the Engineers Club Story. Take a walking tour of the Club preserved in a
1935 motion picture. Start with a front row seat to history as you see and hear founders
Deeds, Kettering and Wright reminiscing about the Club.
Edward Deeds, Charles Kettering, and Orville Wright, Edward Deeds and “Boss Kett”
chat in the Engineers Club, with a brief cameo by the reclusive Wright brother in
this 1935 film clip. Courtesy of the NCR archive at Dayton History.
Watch The Wright Brothers ~ In Flight. Vintage footage includes 1908-1909 flights
at Fort Myer, France and Italy – as well as the first motion pictures taken from
Access 25 years of the Valley of the Giants and other biographies reprinted from
the Engineers Club newsletters. Includes easy-to-browse articles on nearly 100 notable
members past and present.
Visit Dayton Innovation Legacy, a multimedia website featuring Dayton innovators
in their own words and pictures. Learn how your donation can help develop an educational
resource for students, researchers, and anyone wanting to learn about Dayton and
What ties together prehistoric tools, Ben Franklin, trust busting, railroads, drug
laws, plastics, nanotubes and space travel? Visit Ropewalk, an educational documentary
film sponsored by the Engineers Club of Dayton, narrated by Club member Bill Hagenbuch.
“Isn’t it astonishing that all these secrets have been preserved for so many years
just so that we could discover them!”