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Crowd around Rankin brothers’ airplane On-to-Oregon

Photograph showing a crowd gathered around a Stinson Detroiter monoplane named On-to-Oregon, possibly at Rankin airfield in Portland. 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, 371N6121, 371N6128, 371N6129, 371N6130, 371N6132, 371N6133, 371N6134, 371N6138, 371N6199, 371N6206, 371N6207, 371N6221, 371N6227, 371N6228, 371N6233, and 371N6234.

Man driving speedboat under Morrison Bridge, Portland, as crowd watches

Photograph showing an unidentified man driving a speedboat under the Morrison Bridge in Portland. The bridge is crowded with spectators. The view is to the northwest. The text “N30” is etched on the negative and is visible in the lower left corner of the image. The boat and driver may be the same ones pictured in image No. 373G0422.

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.

Two people and row of cars at auto races in Tillamook, June 1955

Photograph showing two unidentified people standing among a row of cars outdoors at automobile races in Tillamook, Oregon. The photograph was taken at the former Tillamook Naval Air Station site. Written on the negative sleeve is the text “Tillamook / Sports cars / June 1955.” See related image Nos. 372A1233, 372A1235, 372A1236, 372A1237, 372A1238, 372A1239, 372A1240, 372A1241, 372A1242, 372A1243, 372A1244, 372A1245, 372A1246, 372A1247, 372A1248, 372A1249, 372A1250, 372A1251, 372A1252, 372A1253, 372A1254, 372A1255, and 372A1256.

Group of people with car at auto races in Tillamook, June 1955

Photograph showing a group of unidentified people gathered next to a car in a field at automobile races in Tillamook, Oregon. The photograph was taken at the former Tillamook Naval Air Station site. An unidentified man and woman are sitting in the car, and a woman standing on the passenger side is looking and pointing toward the left. Written on the negative sleeve is the text “Tillamook / Sports cars / June 1955.” See related image Nos. 372A1233, 372A1234, 372A1235, 372A1236, 372A1237, 372A1238, 372A1240, 372A1241, 372A1242, 372A1243, 372A1244, 372A1245, 372A1246, 372A1247, 372A1248, 372A1249, 372A1250, 372A1251, 372A1252, 372A1253, 372A1254, 372A1255, and 372A1256.

Two people and row of cars at auto races in Tillamook, June 1955

Photograph showing two unidentified people standing among a row of cars outdoors at automobile races in Tillamook, Oregon. They may be fastening a cover on the car in the foreground. The photograph was taken at the former Tillamook Naval Air Station site. Written on the negative sleeve is the text “Tillamook / Sports cars / June 1955.” See related image Nos. 372A1233, 372A1234, 372A1235, 372A1236, 372A1237, 372A1238, 372A1239, 372A1241, 372A1242, 372A1243, 372A1244, 372A1245, 372A1246, 372A1247, 372A1248, 372A1249, 372A1250, 372A1251, 372A1252, 372A1253, 372A1254, 372A1255, and 372A1256.

Group of men with sports car at auto races in Tillamook, June 1955

Photograph showing six unidentified men next to a sports car parked alongside a road or track at automobile races in Tillamook, Oregon. On the side of the car is the number 21. The photograph was taken at the former Tillamook Naval Air Station site. Written on the negative sleeve is the text “Tillamook / Sports cars / June 1955.” See related image Nos. 372A1233, 372A1234, 372A1235, 372A1236, 372A1237, 372A1238, 372A1239, 372A1240, 372A1242, 372A1243, 372A1244, 372A1245, 372A1246, 372A1247, 372A1248, 372A1249, 372A1250, 372A1251, 372A1252, 372A1253, 372A1254, 372A1255, and 372A1256.

Two people with car at auto races in Tillamook, June 1955

Photograph showing an unidentified woman sitting in the passenger seat of a car and an unidentified man standing next to her. The photograph was taken at automobile races held at the former Tillamook Naval Air Station site in Tillamook , Oregon. Written on the negative sleeve is the text “Tillamook / Sports cars / June 1955.” See related image Nos. 372A1233, 372A1234, 372A1235, 372A1236, 372A1237, 372A1238, 372A1239, 372A1240, 372A1241, 372A1242, 372A1244, 372A1245, 372A1246, 372A1247, 372A1248, 372A1249, 372A1250, 372A1251, 372A1252, 372A1253, 372A1254, 372A1255, and 372A1256.

Adults and children picnicking next to car at auto races in Tillamook, June 1955

Photograph showing three adults and two children sitting next to a parked car and eating a picnic lunch. The photograph was taken at automobile races held at the former Tillamook Naval Air Station site in Tillamook, Oregon. Two people and a dog are sitting in the car. The people in the photograph are unidentified. Written on the negative sleeve is the text “Tillamook / Sports cars / June 1955.” See related image Nos. 372A1233, 372A1234, 372A1235, 372A1236, 372A1237, 372A1238, 372A1239, 372A1240, 372A1241, 372A1242, 372A1243, 372A1244, 372A1245, 372A1246, 372A1248, 372A1249, 372A1250, 372A1251, 372A1252, 372A1253, 372A1254, 372A1255, and 372A1256.

Man seated in stands, smoking

Photograph of an unidentified man smoking as he sits in the stands of an arena. An unidentified woman is visible in the background. The photograph may have been taken at the annual Pacific International Livestock Exposition in Portland.

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