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Two boys next to airplane with Santa Claus and pilot Gordon Mounce

Photograph showing two unidentified boys, an unidentified person dressed as Santa Claus, and pilot Gordon Mounce, all standing next to an airplane. The person in the Santa suit is kneeling in front of the two boys and is holding a bag in one hand and a doll in the other. The boys are dressed in uniforms. On the side of the plane are the words “Hill Aeronautical School / Portland, Oregon.” See related image No. 371N5535.

Russian airplane in flight, probably near Portland

Photograph showing a Russian airplane (center, number URSS-300) in flight on October 18, 1929, probably between Longview, Washington, and Portland. The Oregon Journal published a similar photo on Page 1 of the October 18 edition, along with an article titled “Soviet Aces Plan to Fly on Saturday.” The Journal reported that the plane and its pilots were on a trip around the world from Moscow to New York, and that shortly after the plane flew over Portland, it turned back due to mechanical trouble and landed at Pearson Field in Vancouver, Washington. See related image Nos. 371N6030, 371N6031, 371N6031A, and 371N6158.

Man with Shields-Clark Flying Service plane

Photograph of an unidentified man standing next to a biplane with the words “Shields-Clark Flying Service” and “Portland, Oregon” on the side. He is wearing a jacket, breeches, and boots, and has goggles around his neck. He is holding a cigarette in one hand and has his other hand in his pocket.

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, possibly from the Cascade Ski Club, is on skis and is holding ski poles. The man on the right, who may be pilot Les Meadows, is wearing an aviator’s cap and goggles, a jacket, breeches, and boots. See related image Nos. 371N5553 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. 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.

Crowd at Swan Island airport, Portland, for arrival of Northwest Air Tour

Photograph showing a crowd at the Swan Island airport terminal in Portland on Saturday, August 2, 1930, to watch the arrival of aviators on the Northwest Air Tour. A cropped version of this photograph was one of four published on Page 1 of the Oregon Journal on Sunday, August 3, 1930. The photographs were published under the headline “Crowd Welcomes Northwest Air Tour to Swan Island.” The photographs accompanied an article about the tour, headlined “Sky Rovers Tarry Here Over Night.” This photograph had the following caption: “A shot of the crowd on hand to welcome the fliers.” Image note: The number 5 is written on the negative and is visible in the lower right corner of the image.

Two people with airplane

Photograph of two people standing next to a biplane with the words “Rankin School of Flying” on the side. The person on the right, a woman, is standing with one foot on the plane’s wing and is looking back at the person on the left, who appears to be speaking. Both people are wearing aviator’s caps and goggles.

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.

Christofferson Airport dedication plaque

Photograph of a plaque bearing a picture of aviator Silas Christofferson and the following text: “Christofferson Airport / Dedicated by the National Solo Flying Corporation / To the memory of Portland’s pioneer aviator / Silas Christofferson / November 25, 1887 / October 31, 1916 / Julius L. Meier / Governor of the state of Oregon / Officiating / Dedicated this 31st day of October, 1931.”

Christofferson Airport dedication plaque

Photograph of a plaque bearing a picture of aviator Silas Christofferson and the following text: “Christofferson Airport / Dedicated by the National Solo Flying Corporation / To the memory of Portland’s pioneer aviator / Silas Christofferson / November 25, 1887 / October 31, 1916 / Julius L. Meier / Governor of the state of Oregon / Officiating / Dedicated this 31st day of October, 1931.”

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