Item 371N0563 - Thomas Colby, Charles W. Meyers, Bill Baldwin, and unidentified man next to plane

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Thomas Colby, Charles W. Meyers, Bill Baldwin, and unidentified man next to plane


  • 1928-07 - (Creation)


Photograph; cellulose nitrate film; 3.75 x 4.75 in

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Photograph of four men in front of an airplane. The three men on the left, Thomas Colby, Charles W. Meyers, and Bill Baldwin, were the team of Plane 19, a Waco, on the 1928 Ford National Reliability Air Tour; the man on the right is unidentified. The tour reached the Swan Island airport in Portland on July 16, 1928. Meyers was the pilot. The name Meyers is painted on the plane and the number 6528 appears on its tail. The text “T. B. Colby — Charles Myers [sic] — Bill Baldwin” and number 2 are written on the negative. The the writing is visible on the right side of the image.

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Oregon Journal Negative Collection; Org. Lot 1368; Box 371; 0371N563

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1.3 MiB


January 21, 2018 10:40 PM

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