Contributed by Paris Cape Historical Society
Thelma and Harry Lyon of Paris Hill at the Portland Airport as they were about to depart for Australia for 30th anniversary observances of the first trans-Pacific airplane flight in 1928.
Harry Lyon was the navigator aboard the historic flight. Charles Kingsford Smith of Australia was the pilot.
About This Item
- Title: Thelma and Harry Lyon, Portland, 1958
- Creation Date: 1958
- Subject Date: 1958
- Portland, Cumberland County, ME
- Paris, Oxford County, ME
- Brisbane, Australia
- Media: Photographic print
- Collection: Lloyd Gates Collection
- Object Type: Image
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Standardized Subject Headings
- Flight navigators
- Lyon, Henry Ware
- Arrivals & departures--Maine--Portland
- Southern Cross (Airplane)
- Transpacific flights
- Portland International Jetport (Portland, Me.)
- Ship captains
For more information about this item, contact:Paris Cape Historical Society
19 Park Street, South Paris, ME 04281
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