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Title
National Air Races, 1928
Alternative Title
Security Pacific National Bank Photo Collection
Date Created and/or Issued
1928
Contributing Institution
Los Angeles Public Library
Collection
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
Rights Information
Images available for reproduction and use. Please see the Ordering & Use page at http://tessa.lapl.org/OrderingUse.html for additional information.
Description
A Fokker F-10 powered by a Wright J-5 engine comes to a stop at Mines Field (Los Angeles International Airport) in Westchester during the 1928 National Air Races as a crowd watches on. Aviation enthusiast Dr. T. C. Young (center left) of Glendale helps bring the plane to a complete stop by means of a plow-like implement. This competition, comprised of a series of pylon and cross-country races, took place annually from 1920 to 1949. Due to the rapid development of aviation science during those years, there was significant popular interest in this event. The 1928 races ran from September 8-16.
Type
image
Format
1 photograph :b&w
Photographic prints
Identifier
00069749
Security Pacific National Bank Collection
Transportation-Aviation-Airshows.
CARL0000073603
http://173.196.26.125/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/110248
Subject
Young, T. C
Mines Field (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Fokker airplanes
Airplanes--California--Los Angeles
Airports--California--Los Angeles
Aeronautics--Competitions--California--Los Angeles
Westchester (Los Angeles, Calif.)

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