Swan Island

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Pilots Frank M. Hawks and Tex Rankin shaking hands at Swan Island airport, Portland

Photograph showing pilot Frank M. Hawks smiling as he shakes hands with pilot Tex Rankin at Swan Island airport in Portland on Saturday, November 28, 1931. In the background is Hawks’ plane. The photograph was taken after Hawks arrived from San Francisco for a brief stay in Portland. A cropped version of this photograph was one of three that were published on Page 3 of the Oregon Journal’s city edition on Sunday, November 29, 1931. The photographs were published under the headline “Three Hours From San Francisco.” They had the caption: “Captain Frank M. Hawks said his exact time from San Francisco to Portland Saturday was three hours and five minutes. But at that, he wasn’t trying for speed—just jogging along.” This photograph had the following additional caption information: “Hawks and his big smile.” The photographs accompanied the continuation of a front-page story about Hawks. Also see image Nos. 374N0276 and 374N0278, which were published with this photograph, and image No. 374N0300.

Sir George Hubert Wilkins and Tex Rankin

Portrait of two men, pilot Tex Rankin (left) and explorer Sir George Hubert Wilkins, standing next to an airplane. The photograph was probably taken on January 8, 1932, at the Swan Island airport in Portland. The text “Sir Hubert Wilkeis [sic]” is written on the negative and is faintly visible on the right side of the image. See related image No. 371N2666.

Pilots Frank M. Hawks, Dorothy Hester, and Tex Rankin at Swan Island airport, Portland

Photograph showing (from left) pilots Frank M. Hawks, Dorothy Hester, and Tex Rankin next to Hawks’ airplane at Swan Island airport in Portland. The photograph was taken on Saturday, November 28, 1931, after Hawks flew from San Francisco for a brief stay in Portland. A cropped version of this photograph was one of three that were published on Page 3 of the Oregon Journal’s city edition on Sunday, November 29, 1931. The photographs were published under the headline “Three Hours From San Francisco.” They had the caption: “Captain Frank M. Hawks said his exact time from San Francisco to Portland Saturday was three hours and five minutes. But at that, he wasn’t trying for speed—just jogging along.” This photograph had the following additional caption information: “Three famous fliers get together (from left), Hawks, Dorothy Hester, and Tex Rankin.” The photographs accompanied the continuation of a front-page story about Hawks. Also see image Nos. 374N0276 and 374N0299, which were published with this photograph, and image No. 374N0300.

Pilots Frank M. Hawks and Tex Rankin at Swan Island airport, Portland

Photograph showing pilot Frank M. Hawks and pilot Tex Rankin standing next to Hawks’ plane at Swan Island airport in Portland on Saturday, November 28, 1931. The photograph was taken after Hawks arrived from San Francisco for a brief stay in Portland. A story about Hawks and three related photographs, image Nos. 374N0276, 374N0278, and 374N0299, were published in the Oregon Journal on Sunday, November 29, 1931.