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Two men with airplane in snow

Photograph showing two unidentified men standing in snow next to a Rasmussen Meadows company airplane. The man on the left, who may be pilot Les Meadows, is wearing an aviator’s cap and goggles, a jacket, breeches, and boots. The man on the right, possibly from the Cascade Ski Club, is on skis and is holding ski poles. See related image Nos. 371N5552 and 371N5554. Image note: Light leak on negative.

Two men with airplane in snow

Photograph showing two unidentified men standing in snow next to a Rasmussen Meadows company airplane. The man on the left, who may be pilot Les Meadows, is wearing an aviator’s cap and goggles, a jacket, breeches, and boots. The man on the right, possibly from the Cascade Ski Club, is on skis and is holding ski poles. See related image Nos. 371N5553 and 371N5554.

Tex Rankin and unidentified man with airplane, “Queen of the Cascades”

Photograph of pilot Tex Rankin and an unidentified man standing next to an airplane with the words “Rankin School of Flying / Portland, Ore.” on the side. On the nose of the plane are words that are probably “ ‘Queen of the Cascades.’ ” See related image No. 371N6226. Image note: Photograph shows discoloration due to deterioration of the negative.

Mrs. D. W. Barnes on the day of her first airplane flight

Portrait of a woman, Mrs. D. W. Barnes of Portland, wearing an aviator cap and goggles on June 27, 1928, her 90th birthday. She celebrated by taking her first airplane ride. A cropped version of this photograph was published on Page 12 of the Oregon Journal on June 27, 1928, under the headline “Flies at 90.” The photograph had the following caption: “Mrs. D. W. Barnes, No. 698 East 42d street north, observes her birthday in air trip. The Ryan monoplane in which Mrs. Barnes made her flight is a sister ship of Lindbergh’s Spirit of St. Louis. Aviation officials say they have no record of any woman as old as Mrs. Barnes flying before.” The photograph accompanied a story about her flight, headlined “Mrs. D. W. Barnes Goes Skylarking.” Image note: The text “Mrs. D. W. Barnes” is written on the negative and is visible on the left side of the image.

Lieutenant Oakley G. Kelly and Captain John M. Stanley in plane after return to Pearson Field

Photograph of two aviators, Lieutenant Oakley G. Kelly (front seat) and Captain John M. Stanley (rear seat) in an airplane after their return to Pearson Field in Vancouver, Washington, on Friday, January 7, 1927. Kelly is handing his parachute to a man on the ground. A similar photograph, image No. 371N1395, was published on Page 3 of the Oregon Journal on Saturday, January 8, 1927. According to a story that accompanied the photograph, Kelly and Stanley had left on Wednesday, January 5, to conduct an aerial search for a boy, Leslie Brownlee, who was missing on Mount Hood. However, they were caught in a storm and dense fog, the Journal reported, and were forced to fly east and land in a field about five miles from Long Creek, in Grant County. According to the article, they spent the night in the field with the plane and walked to get help and fuel the next morning. On their return flight, they were delayed by another storm and spent the night of Thursday, January 6, in Pendleton before continuing to Vancouver on January 7. Image note: The text “Kelly + Stanley” is written on the negative and is visible on the left side of the image.

Sheriff Thomas M. Hurlburt presenting pilot Gordon Mounce with deputy badge

Photograph of Multnomah County Sheriff Thomas M. Hurlburt (left) presenting a deputy sheriff’s badge to pilot Gordon Mounce on April 25, 1928, when Mounce was sworn in as an aerial patrolman. They are standing next to a Continental Airways plane. The name “Mounce” and the number 18 are written on the negative and are visible in the image.

Spectators at air circus, Swan Island, Portland

Photograph of a crowd outdoors behind a cordon. The photograph was probably taken on Sunday, June 10, 1928, at Swan Island airport during Portland’s second annual air circus. Behind the crowd is an airplane with the words “Standard of California” on the side. The plane, a tri-motor Ford-Stout owned by the Standard Oil Company, was on exhibit at Swan Island during the air show, according to a story about the event on Page 4 of the Oregon Journal on June 11, 1928. The Journal reported that more than 6,000 people attended the air show, which included stunts, races, parachuting, and a double wedding on a plane. See related image Nos. 371N1902, 371N2516, and 371N2520. Image note: The number 9 is written on the negative and is faintly visible in the lower right corner of the image.

Spectators at Pearson Field?

Photograph of a crowd of people lining the side of a field where two airplanes are parked. A band is performing in the lower right corner of the image. The photograph may have been taken at Pearson Field in Vancouver, Washington; the bridge in the background may be the Interstate Bridge across the Columbia River.

Damaged airplanes in pile at Swan Island after windstorm

Photograph showing an overturned Student Prince airplane lying on top of a Breese monoplane, the City of Portland, at the Swan Island airport in Portland after a windstorm on the night of Wednesday, February 19, and early morning of Thursday, February 20, 1930. The Oregon Journal published a similar photograph, image No. 371N6218, on the front page of the February 20, 1930 edition under the headline “The Wind’s Idea of a Good Time.” The photograph accompanied a story about the storm, titled “Wind and Rain Wallop City; Poles Broken.” See additional related image Nos. 371N5959, 371N5960, and 371N5961.

Damaged airplanes in pile at Swan Island after windstorm

Photograph showing an overturned Student Prince airplane lying on top of a Breese monoplane, the City of Portland, at the Swan Island airport in Portland after a windstorm on the night of Wednesday, February 19, and early morning of Thursday, February 20, 1930. They are lying next to a third plane that was also damaged by the collision. The Oregon Journal published a similar photograph, image No. 371N6218, on the front page of the February 20, 1930 edition under the headline “The Wind’s Idea of a Good Time.” The photograph accompanied a story about the storm, titled “Wind and Rain Wallop City; Poles Broken.” See additional related image Nos. 371N5958, 371N5960, and 371N5961.

Damaged airplanes in pile at Swan Island after windstorm

Photograph showing an overturned Student Prince airplane lying on top of a Breese monoplane, the City of Portland, at the Swan Island airport in Portland after a windstorm on the night of Wednesday, February 19, and early morning of Thursday, February 20, 1930. The Oregon Journal published a similar photograph, image No. 371N6218, on the front page of the February 20, 1930 edition under the headline “The Wind’s Idea of a Good Time.” The photograph accompanied a story about the storm, titled “Wind and Rain Wallop City; Poles Broken.” See additional related image Nos. 371N5958, 371N5959, and 371N5961.

Damaged airplanes in pile at Swan Island after windstorm

Photograph showing an overturned Student Prince airplane lying on top of a Breese monoplane, the City of Portland, at the Swan Island airport in Portland after a windstorm on the night of Wednesday, February 19, and early morning of Thursday, February 20, 1930. The Oregon Journal published a similar photograph, image No. 371N6218, on the front page of the February 20, 1930 edition under the headline “The Wind’s Idea of a Good Time.” The photograph accompanied a story about the storm, titled “Wind and Rain Wallop City; Poles Broken.” See additional related image Nos. 371N5958, 371N5959, and 371N5960.

General Gasoline airplane

Photograph, taken from the side, of an airplane in a field. The plane has a General Gasoline logo on the side and the number “NC948K” on its tail. Image note: Photograph shows discoloration and other marks due to negative damage and deterioration.

General Gasoline airplane

Photograph, taken from the side, of an airplane in a field. The plane has a General Gasoline logo on the side and the number “NC948K” on its tail. Image note: Photograph shows discoloration and other marks due to negative damage and deterioration.

James Rinehart? with General Gasoline airplane

Photograph of an unidentified man in a jumpsuit standing next to an airplane and resting one arm on the fuselage. The plane has a General Gasoline logo on the side. The man may be pilot James Rinehart; the name “Jimmie Rinehart” is faintly visible on the side of the plane. Image note: Light leaks on negative.

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