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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.
Photographs. Nonprojected graphic
1 photographic print ; 8 x 9 5/8 in.
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