'The Pathfinder,' Old Orchard Beach, 1929

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'The Pathfinder,' Old Orchard Beach, 1929

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Description

The Pathfinder, a Bellanca 225 HP plan, flown by pilots Roger Q. Williams and Lewis Yancey, taking off from Old Orchard Beach for Rome, Italy on July 8, 1929.

The Bellanca 225 HP with landed in Spain, then went on to Rome.

The pilots had attempted a transatlantic flight from Old Orchard in June 1929, but crashed on takeoff and had to obtain another plane before again attempting their flight.

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About This Item

  • Title: 'The Pathfinder,' Old Orchard Beach, 1929
  • Creator: Wide World Photos
  • Creation Date: 1929-07-08
  • Subject Date: 1929-07-08
  • Locations:
    • Old Orchard Beach, York County, ME
    • Old Orchard Beach, York County, ME
  • Media: Photographic print
  • Dimensions: 16 cm x 24 cm
  • Local Code: HJScr3_p047_001
  • Collection: Harry Jones Scrapbook Collection
  • Object Type: Image

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Old Orchard Beach Historical Society
P.O. Box 464, Old Orchard, ME 04064
(207) 934-9319
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