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Women posing on Sikorsky S38-A "The Flying Fish" amphibian plane, Lake Arrowhead, 1929
University of California, Los Angeles. -- Library. -- Dept. of Special Collections (repository)
Bartlett, Adelbert, 1887-1966 (photographer)
Western Air Express Corporation (subject)
Contributing Institution
UCLA, Library Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library
Bartlett (Adelbert) Papers
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Handwritten at edge of negative: AH 101
This Sikorsky S-38A, Western Air Express 'Flying Fish,’ was registration number NC8021. Built 1928, crashed Avalon Harbour CA 5.6.29. Cf. Civil Aircraft Register - United States, Golden Years of Aviation,
Text from nitrate negative sleeve: AH 82 - 83 - 84 - 85 - 86 - 87 - 88 - 89 90 - 91 - 92 - 93 - 94 - 95 - 96 97 98 - 99 -100 -101 -102 -103 File 2037 Western Air Express Sirkosky [sic] [should read: Sikorsky] plane lands on Lake Arrowhead, 1929. One of very first airplanes to land on lake. Lake Arrowhead 2037 Photo by Adelbert Bartlett, 535 15th Street, Santa Monica, Calif
2 women in bathing suits, posing on Sikorsky S38-A "The Flying Fish" amphibian plane on surface of Lake Arrowhead, with boat with couple and dog behind, shoreline and trees in background
Access to this collection is generously supported by Arcadia funds.
1 photographic negative
No linguistic content
Sikorsky S-38 (Amphibian plane)
Amphibious vehicles -- California -- Lake Arrowhead
Lake Arrowhead
Adelbert Bartlett Papers. Department of Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, UCLA

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