Photograph showing pilot Dick Rankin crouched on the catwalk affixed next to the engine of a Stinson Detroiter monoplane, the On-To-Oregon, at the Rankin School of Flying in Portland. The photograph was taken on Friday, August 15, 1930, during preparations for an attempt by brothers Tex Rankin, Dick Rankin, and Dud Rankin to set an endurance flying record. The first attempt on August 17 was one of four unsuccessful tries the Rankins made that month. A cropped version of this photograph was one of four, including image Nos. 371N6128 and 371N6024, that was published on Page 3 of the August 15, 1930, edition of the Oregon Journal. The photographs were published under the headline “Almost Ready to Go Up and Stay Up.” They accompanied an article titled “Rankins Plan to Take Off Sunday.” This photograph had the following caption information: “Dick Rankin tries out the catwalk on which he and his brother will reach the motor while the flight is on.” Also see image Nos. 371N6017, 371N6023, 371N6024, 371N6025, 371N6051, 371N6060, 371N6063, 371N6064, 371N6103, 371N6120, 371N6121, 371N6128, 371N6129, 371N6130, 371N6132, 371N6133, 371N6134, 371N6138, 371N6199, 371N6206, 371N6207, 371N6221, 371N6227, 371N6228, 371N6233, and 371N6234.