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Experimental tandem-wing aircraft
Experimental tandem-wing aircraft made by aviation pioneer, John Joseph Montgomery (1858-1911). The location is the Leonard Ranch on the bluffs of what is now the Seascape area. Montgomery first tested model airplanes and later a 24-foot glider. Many test flights took off from the railroad trestle at Manresa Beach. The individuals are unidentified. This airplane may be the one tested in July, 1904.
Source of information: Tom Leonard
Clark p. 182
Spearman p.18, pp.36-52
Date Created and/or Issued
ca. 1903-1905
Publication Information
Santa Cruz Public Libraries
Contributing Institution
Santa Cruz Public Libraries
Collection
Photo Collection
Rights Information
This photograph is the property of Tom Leonard.
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Description
Experimental tandem-wing aircraft made by aviation pioneer, John Joseph Montgomery (1858-1911). The location is the Leonard Ranch on the bluffs of what is now the Seascape area. Montgomery first tested model airplanes and later a 24-foot glider. Many test flights took off from the railroad trestle at Manresa Beach. The individuals are unidentified. This airplane may be the one tested in July, 1904.
Source of information: Tom Leonard
Clark p. 182
Spearman p.18, pp.36-52
Type
image
Format
Image
Identifier
LH-tl002
https://history.santacruzpl.org/omeka/items/show/10665
Language
English
Subject
Leonard Family
Seascape
Airplanes
Time Period
1900s
Place
La Selva Beach

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