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Title
4th to leave - "The Golden Eagle" (lost)
Date Created and/or Issued
[1927]
Contributing Institution
California State Library
Collection
California History Section Picture Catalog
Rights Information
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Description
Plates in: California aeronautics photograph album : Dole Race and others, pg. 39.
View of monoplane with metal covered fuselage on airfield in Oakland. Caption below image reads: Plane, Lockheed; Entered by, San Francisco Examiner; Pilot, John W. Frost; Navigator, Gordon Scott; Wing spread, 42 ft.; Gas capacity, 350."
James D. Dole put up prize money for first planes to cross from the mainland to Honolulu. On Aug. 26th, 1927, eight planes (Dolebirds) left Oakland for what became the Dole Air Race – Golden Eagle, Aloha, Woolaroc, Miss Doran, Oklahoma, Dallas Spirit, El Encanto, Pabco Flyer.
2009-0691.
Type
image
Format
Photographs.
Nonprojected graphic
Extent
1 photographic print ; 8 x 9 5/8 in.
Identifier
(C)001414085CSL01-Aleph
Language
English
Subject
Airplane racing--California--Oakland
Monoplanes--California--Oakland
Airports--California--Oakland
Oakland (Calif.)--Photographs
Photographic prints
Photograph albums
Place
California
Oakland
Oakland (Calif.)

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