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Log windmill exhibit, probably at Pacific International Livestock Exposition

Photograph showing wooden windmill on display indoors. The windmill has a log base and stands next to a pool lined with rocks. Water is pouring from a spout at the base of the windmill into the pool. In the background are log cabins, and at right are tanks of water. The photograph was probably taken at the annual Pacific International Livestock Exposition in Portland.

Triangle Milling Company booth, probably at Pacific International Livestock Exposition

Photograph showing a booth displaying jars of of grains and packages of rolled wheat. A sign at the top of the booth reads “TRIANGLE MILLING COMPANY.” A sign at the bottom of the booth reads “TRIANGLE POULTRY and DAIRY FEEDS / FOR better RESULTS.” The photograph was probably taken at the annual Pacific International Livestock Exposition in Portland.

Elliott, three-quarters portrait, probably at Pacific International Livestock Exposition

Three-quarters portrait of a man sitting on a wooden ramp outdoors and facing to the left. He is smiling and is wearing a Western-style hat, a coat, and trousers. The photograph was probably taken at the annual Pacific International Livestock Exposition in Portland. The name “Elliott” is written on the negative and is visible at the bottom of the image. The name “McCarty” was written on the negative, then crossed out. Image note: Residue from rubber band on negative.

Whitey Hoffman, three-quarters portrait, probably at Pacific International Livestock Exposition

Three-quarters portrait of a man sitting on a wooden ramp outdoors and facing front. He is smiling and is wearing jeans and a Western-style hat and shirt. The photograph was probably taken at the annual Pacific International Livestock Exposition in Portland. The name “Whitey Hoffman” is written on the negative and is visible at the bottom of the image.

Alvin Gordon, three-quarters portrait, probably at Pacific International Livestock Exposition

Three-quarters portrait of a man sitting on a wooden ramp outdoors and facing front. He is smiling and is wearing chaps and a Western-style hat and shirt. The photograph was probably taken at the annual Pacific International Livestock Exposition in Portland. The name “Alvin Gordon” is written on the negative and is visible at the bottom of the image.

Jim McGee, three-quarters portrait, probably at Pacific International Livestock Exposition

Three-quarters portrait of a man sitting on a wooden ramp outdoors and facing front. He is wearing a Western-style hat, a collared shirt, and jeans. The photograph was probably taken at the annual Pacific International Livestock Exposition in Portland. The name “Jim McGee” is written on the negative and is visible at the bottom of the photograph.

Ward Watkins, three-quarters portrait, probably at Pacific International Livestock Exposition

Three-quarters portrait of a man sitting on a wooden ramp outdoors and facing front. He is smiling and is wearing a Western-style hat, a plaid collared shirt, and jeans. The photograph was probably taken at the annual Pacific International Livestock Exposition in Portland. The name “Ward Watkins” is written on the negative and is visible at the bottom of the photograph. Image note: Photograph shows discoloration due to deterioration of the negative.

Unidentified man with cow at Pacific International Livestock Exposition

Photograph, taken from the side, showing a cow outdoors, facing to the left. An unidentified man is standing in front of the cow and holding the animal’s lead rope. The photograph was taken at the annual Pacific International Livestock Exposition in Portland. See related image No. 375A0200 of the same man with a different cow. The man may also be same person shown in image No. 375A0198.

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.

Tex and Shirley Rankin before endurance flight?

Photograph showing pilot Tex Rankin and an unidentified woman, probably his wife, Shirley, standing cheek to cheek. The photograph may have been taken at Rankin field in Portland on Sunday, August 17, 1930, before Rankin and his brothers, Dick Rankin and Dud Rankin, began their first attempt to set a record for endurance flying. The attempt, along with three subsequent tries later that month, was unsuccessful. Also see image Nos. 371N6017, 371N6022, 371N6023, 371N6024, 371N6025, 371N6060, 371N6064, 371N6120, 371N6121, 371N6128, 371N6129, 371N6130, 371N6132, 371N6133, 371N6134, 371N6138, 371N6199, 371N6206, 371N6207, 371N6221, 371N6227, 371N6228, 371N6233, and 371N6234.

Anthony Mackiewicz, Charles Dickinson, and E. E. Ballough in front of airplane

Photograph of (from left) Anthony Mackiewicz, Charles Dickinson, and pilot E. E. Ballough standing in a row in front of a biplane, probably at Swan Island airport in Portland. This photograph was taken on September 27, 1927, after Ballough took second place in the Class A race of a Spokane-to-Portland air derby. Dickinson was the passenger on the flight and Mackiewicz was the mechanic. A cropped and reversed version of this photograph, showing only Ballough and Dickinson, was one of four photographs, including image Nos. 371N6105 and 371N6126, published on Page 21 of the Oregon Journal on Wednesday, September 28, 1927. The photographs were published under the headline “Adventurers of the Air Who Thrilled Portland Today.” This photograph identified the two men as E. E. Ballough and “Charles Dickinson of Chicago, ‘Santa Claus of the air mail.’ “ The photographs accompanied a continuation of a front-page story about the air races. Also see image Nos. 371N0595, 371N5913, 371N6106, 371N6107, and 371N6112. Image note: The text “Ballough - Dickinson” is written on the negative and is visible on the right side of the image.

Mechanics preparing airplane On-To-Oregon for endurance flight

Photograph, taken from the front, of unidentified mechanics working on the engine of a Stinson Detroiter monoplane, the On-To-Oregon, while preparing the plane for an attempt by brothers Tex Rankin, Dick Rankin, and Dud Rankin to set an endurance flying record. The photograph was taken on Friday, August 15, 1930, at the Rankin School of Flying in Portland. The Rankins made four unsuccessful attempts to break the endurance record in August 1930; the first began on August 17. Also see image Nos. 371N6017, 371N6022, 371N6023, 371N6024, 371N6025, 371N6060, 371N6064, 371N6103, 371N6120, 371N6128, 371N6129, 371N6130, 371N6132, 371N6133, 371N6134, 371N6138, 371N6199, 371N6206, 371N6207, 371N6221, 371N6227, 371N6228, 371N6233, and 371N6234.

Rankin brothers’ airplane On-to-Oregon

Photograph showing a Stinson Detroiter monoplane, the On-to-Oregon, outside a hangar, possibly at Rankin airfield in Portland. On the side of the plane are its name and artwork by A. G. Weber depicting oxen and a covered wagon. The photograph was probably taken in August 1930, when pilot Tex Rankin and his brothers, Dick Rankin and Dud Rankin, flew the plane in four unsuccessful attempts to set a record for endurance flying. Also see image Nos. 371N6017, 371N6022, 371N6023, 371N6024, 371N6025, 371N6060, 371N6064, 371N6103, 371N6120, 371N6121, 371N6128, 371N6129, 371N6132, 371N6133, 371N6134, 371N6138, 371N6199, 371N6206, 371N6207, 371N6221, 371N6227, 371N6228, 371N6233, and 371N6234.

Unidentified man with Rankin brothers’ airplane On-to-Oregon

Photograph showing an unidentified man standing next to a Stinson Detroiter monoplane, the On-to-Oregon, possibly at Rankin airfield in Portland. On the side of the plane are its name and artwork by A. G. Weber depicting oxen and a covered wagon. The photograph was probably taken in August 1930, when pilot Tex Rankin and his brothers, Dick Rankin and Dud Rankin, flew the plane in four unsuccessful attempts to set a record for endurance flying. Also see image Nos. 371N6017, 371N6022, 371N6023, 371N6024, 371N6025, 371N6060, 371N6064, 371N6103, 371N6120, 371N6121, 371N6128, 371N6129, 371N6130, 371N6133, 371N6134, 371N6138, 371N6199, 371N6206, 371N6207, 371N6221, 371N6227, 371N6228, 371N6233, and 371N6234. Image note: Photograph shows discoloration due to deterioration of the negative.

Boy posing with biplane, Rose O’Portland, as Tex Rankin watches from cockpit

Portrait of an unidentified boy standing in front of a biplane, the Rose O’Portland, as pilot Tex Rankin looks over his shoulder from the cockpit. The boy may be one of Rankin’s sons. Rankin flew the Rose O’Portland in an air race from New York to Los Angeles in September 1928. This photo may have been taken on August 24, 1928, before his departure. See image Nos. 371N2073, 371N5919, 371N5920, 371N6220, and 371N6222. Image note: The number 3 is written on the negative and is visible in the upper left corner of the image.

Mechanics preparing airplane On-To-Oregon for endurance flight

Photograph of unidentified mechanics working on the engine of a Stinson monoplane, the On-To-Oregon, while preparing the plane for an attempt by brothers Tex Rankin, Dick Rankin, and Dud Rankin to set an endurance flying record. The photograph was taken on Friday, August 15, 1930, at the Rankin School of Flying in Portland. The Rankins made four unsuccessful attempts to break the endurance record in August 1930; the first began on August 17. Also see image Nos. 371N6017, 371N6022, 371N6023, 371N6024, 371N6025, 371N6060, 371N6064, 371N6103, 371N6120, 371N6121, 371N6128, 371N6129, 371N6130, 371N6132, 371N6133, 371N6134, 371N6199, 371N6206, 371N6207, 371N6221, 371N6227, 371N6228, 371N6233, and 371N6234.

On-to-Oregon takes off in Rankin brothers first attempt at endurance record

Photograph showing a Stinson monoplane, the On-to-Oregon, taking off in Portland on Sunday, August 17, 1930. What appears to be a reversed and cropped version of this photograph, along with image No. 371N6051, was published on Page 2 of the Oregon Journal on Monday, August 18, 1930. The photographs were published under the headline “When Rankins Took Off on Attempt at Record.” The photograph had the following caption: “Speeding off the ground at Rankin field Sunday afternoon, the three Rankin brothers and their On-to-Oregon plane aimed for the blue and for a world’s refueling endurance record.” The photographs accompanied the continuation of a front-page story about the unsuccessful attempt by brothers Tex Rankin, Dick Rankin, and Dudley Rankin to break the endurance flying record. The attempt begun on August 17 was one of four tries, all unsuccessful, that the Rankins made that month. Also see image Nos. 371N6017, 371N6022, 371N6023, 371N6024, 371N6025, 371N6060, 371N6064, 371N6103, 371N6120, 371N6121, 371N6128, 371N6129, 371N6130, 371N6132, 371N6133, 371N6134, 371N6138, 371N6199, 371N6207, 371N6221, 371N6227, 371N6228, 371N6233, and 371N6234. Image note: Damaged negative. Image note: Negative damage at upper right.

Pilot Tex Rankin holding black cat

Photograph, taken August 24, 1928, of pilot Tex Rankin holding a black cat that he borrowed from a Portland girl, Carol Mangold, to take with him on a national air race from New York to Los Angeles. The cat was one of two “jinxes” that Rankin deliberately adopted for the race; the other was to enter his plane under the number 13. On August 24, the day Rankin departed, the Oregon Journal published a Page 2 story about the pilot and the cat; the headline was “Rankin and His Jinxes Go East to Start Derby.” See related image Nos. 371N2073, 371N5919, 371N5920, and 371N6220. Also see the following images related to Rankin's return from the race: 371N5921, 371N5922, 371N5923, 371N6141, 371N6150, and 377N0032. Image note: Photograph shows discoloration due to deterioration of the negative.

Dud Rankin, Tex Rankin, and Dick Rankin with unidentified man and padded bag

Photograph showing four men standing in a row in front of an airplane. The second man from right, who is unidentified, has one hand on a tall, padded bag resting on the ground in front of him. The other three men are pilots and brothers Dud Rankin (left), Tex Rankin (second from left), and Dick Rankin (right). The photograph may have been taken at Rankin field in Portland in August 1930, and the plane in the background may be a Stinson Detroiter, the On-to-Oregon. The Rankin brothers flew the On-to-Oregon in four attempts, all unsuccessful, to set an endurance flying record in August 1930. Also see image Nos. 371N6017, 371N6022, 371N6023, 371N6024, 371N6025, 371N6060, 371N6064, 371N6103, 371N6120, 371N6121, 371N6128, 371N6129, 371N6130, 371N6132, 371N6133, 371N6134, 371N6138, 371N6199, 371N6206, 371N6207, 371N6221, 371N6228, 371N6233, and 371N6234.

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