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Image of WF 2077 - March's Point airport opening

WF 2077 - March's Point airport opening

This picture of a "hydro aeroplane" was taken at the opening of Fidalgo Island's first airfield on the northern tip of March's Point. It is labeled: "Hydro-Aeroplane - Anacortes Airport Opening - July 28 - 1928 - BRADY". This apparently was a "Frostad Plane." It is unknown if Frostad was the owner or if it was a type of float plane. WF 2074-2099 represent more than just the history of a small airfield and the inauguration of air service to Fidalgo Island. They also signify the island's participation in the global phenomenon ignited by Charles Lindbergh's historic transatlantic flight in May 1927. The first "flight" from march's Point, the first area of white settlement on Fidalgo seventy-

Image of WF 2088 - March's Point Airfield - Ford Tri-motor

WF 2088 - March's Point Airfield - Ford Tri-motor

This Ford Tri-motor airplane #9612 is viewed at March's Point airfield. "In 1927, Ford Motor Company produced the Ford Tri-motor, one of the first all-metal airplanes. It was often referred to as the TIN GOOSE or FLYING WASHBOARD. It was the first plane created to carry passengers rather than mail, with a seating capacity of 12. As the name indicates, the airplane had three engines, which allowed it to fly higher and faster than other airplanes of the same time period. The Tri-motor could reach speeds up to 130 miles per hour. A Ford 4-AT-15 Tri-motor monoplane, piloted by Berndt Balehen, was used in the first flight over the South Pole in November of 1929." This plane may have been at the

Image of WF 2074 - March's Point airport opening

WF 2074 - March's Point airport opening

This picture of a Waco biplane was taken at the opening of Fidalgo Island's first airfield on the northern tip of March's Point. It is labeled: " ' Waco' Biplane - Anacortes Airport Opening - July 28 - 1928, Brady". The plane is lettered, "Bellingham Flying Service." WF 2074-2099 represent more than just the history of a small airfield and the inauguration of air service to Fidalgo Island. They also signify the island's participation in the global phenomenon ignited by Charles Lindbergh's historic transatlantic flight in May 1927. The first "flight" from march's Point, the first area of white settlement on Fidalgo seventy-five years earlier, had taken place almost forty years before.

Image of WF 2075 - March's Point airport opening

WF 2075 - March's Point airport opening

This picture of a Waco biplane was taken at the opening of Fidalgo Island's first airfield on the northern tip of March's Point. It is labeled: " First Plane To Land at Anacortes Airport - July 28 - 1928, BRADY". The plane is lettered, "Bellingham Flying Service." The WACO Aircraft Company was based in Troy, Ohio, and built airplanes from 1919-1946. WF 2074-2099 represent more than just the history of a small airfield and the inauguration of air service to Fidalgo Island. They also signify the island's participation in the global phenomenon ignited by Charles Lindbergh's historic transatlantic flight in May 1927. The first "flight" from march's Point, the first area of white settlement

Image of WF 2076 - March's Point airport opening

WF 2076 - March's Point airport opening

This picture of a biplane, #6717, was taken at the opening of Fidalgo Island's first airfield on the northern tip of March's Point. It is labeled: " First Passenger Landing, Anacortes Airport - July 28 - 1928, BRADY". WF 2074-2099 represent more than just the history of a small airfield and the inauguration of air service to Fidalgo Island. They also signify the island's participation in the global phenomenon ignited by Charles Lindbergh's historic transatlantic flight in May 1927. The first "flight" from march's Point, the first area of white settlement on Fidalgo seventy-five years earlier, had taken place almost forty years before. The September 14, 1889 ANACORTES PROGRESS reported

Image of WF 2078 - March's Point airport opening

WF 2078 - March's Point airport opening

This picture of a "hydro aeroplane" was taken at the opening of Fidalgo Island's first airfield on the northern tip of March's Point. It is labeled: "Frostad Plane on a Take Off - Anacortes Airport Opening - July 28 - 1928 - BRADY". It is unknown if Frostad was the owner or if it was a type of float plane. WF 2074-2099 represent more than just the history of a small airfield and the inauguration of air service to Fidalgo Island. They also signify the island's participation in the global phenomenon ignited by Charles Lindbergh's historic transatlantic flight in May 1927. The first "flight" from march's Point, the first area of white settlement on Fidalgo seventy-five years earlier, had tak

Image of WF 2079 - March's Point airfield opening

WF 2079 - March's Point airfield opening

People are gathered around an airplane at the opening of Fidalgo Island's first airfield on the northern tip of March's Point. It is labeled: "Looking It Over - Anacortes Airport - July 28 - 1928 - BRADY". WF 2074-2099 represent more than just the history of a small airfield and the inauguration of air service to Fidalgo Island. They also signify the island's participation in the global phenomenon ignited by Charles Lindbergh's historic transatlantic flight in May 1927. The first "flight" from march's Point, the first area of white settlement on Fidalgo seventy-five years earlier, had taken place almost forty years before. The 9-14-1889 ANACORTES PROGRESS reported, "Professor Carey gave a

Image of WF 2080 - March's Point airfield opening

WF 2080 - March's Point airfield opening

View of Waco biplane at the opening of Fidalgo Island's first airfield on the northern tip of March's Point. The picture is labeled: "Fueling up - Anacortes Airport Opening - July 28 - 1928 - BRADY". The plane is labeled " Bellingham Flying Service". The WACO Aircraft Company was based in Troy, Ohio, and built airplanes from 1919 to 1946. WF 2074-2099 represent more than just the history of a small airfield and the inauguration of air service to Fidalgo Island. They also signify the island's participation in the global phenomenon ignited by Charles Lindbergh's historic transatlantic flight in May 1927. The first "flight" from march's Point, the first area of white settlement on Fidalgo

Image of WF 2081.A,B - March's Point airfield opening

WF 2081.A,B - March's Point airfield opening

View of Ryan Brougham monoplane named "Queen of the Cowlitz" at the opening of Fidalgo Island's first airfield on the northern tip of March's Point. The name is painted near the nose of the aircraft, while at its rear is painted, "St. John Air Service, Chehalis, Wash." This plane was a sister ship to the SPIRIT OF ST. LOUIS which was flown by Charles Lindbergh on his flight to Paris. It was built by Ryan-Mahoney Aircraft Company of San Diego. The plane was owned by Arthur St. John who started the first Ford dealership in the Centralia area in 1906. He was an aircraft enthusiast and saw the possibilities of air travel, "investing thousands of dollars" to make a study of it "in the northwest an

Image of WF 2083.A,B - March's Point airfield opening

WF 2083.A,B - March's Point airfield opening

View of Ryan Brougham monoplane named "Queen of the Cowlitz" at the opening of Fidalgo Island's first airfield on the northern tip of March's Point. It is preparing to take off. The name is painted near the nose of the aircraft, while at its rear is painted, "St. John Air Service, Chehalis, Wash." This plane was a sister ship to the SPIRIT OF ST. LOUIS which was flown by Charles Lindbergh on his flight to Paris. It was built by Ryan-Mahoney Aircraft Company of San Diego. The plane was owned by Arthur St. John who started the first Ford dealership in the Centralia area in 1906. He was an aircraft enthusiast and saw the possibilities of air travel, "investing thousands of dollars" to make a s

Image of WF 2084.A,B - March's Point Airfield - Ford Tri-motor

WF 2084.A,B - March's Point Airfield - Ford Tri-motor

This Ford Tri-motor airplane #9612 is viewed at March's Point airfield. "In 1927, Ford Motor Company produced the Ford Tri-motor, one of the first all-metal airplanes. It was often referred to as the TIN GOOSE or FLYING WASHBOARD. It was the first plane created to carry passengers rather than mail, with a seating capacity of 12. As the name indicates, the airplane had three engines, which allowed it to fly higher and faster than other airplanes of the same time period. The Tri-motor could reach speeds up to 130 miles per hour. A Ford 4-AT-15 Tri-motor monoplane, piloted by Berndt Balehen, was used in the first flight over the South Pole in November of 1929." This plane may have been at the

Image of WF 2085 - March's Point Airfield - Ford Tri-motor

WF 2085 - March's Point Airfield - Ford Tri-motor

This Ford Tri-motor airplane #9612 is viewed at March's Point airfield. "In 1927, Ford Motor Company produced the Ford Tri-motor, one of the first all-metal airplanes. It was often referred to as the TIN GOOSE or FLYING WASHBOARD. It was the first plane created to carry passengers rather than mail, with a seating capacity of 12. As the name indicates, the airplane had three engines, which allowed it to fly higher and faster than other airplanes of the same time period. The Tri-motor could reach speeds up to 130 miles per hour. A Ford 4-AT-15 Tri-motor monoplane, piloted by Berndt Balehen, was used in the first flight over the South Pole in November of 1929." This plane may have been at the

Image of WF 2086 - March's Point Airfield - Ford Tri-motor

WF 2086 - March's Point Airfield - Ford Tri-motor

This Ford Tri-motor airplane #9612 is viewed at March's Point airfield. "In 1927, Ford Motor Company produced the Ford Tri-motor, one of the first all-metal airplanes. It was often referred to as the TIN GOOSE or FLYING WASHBOARD. It was the first plane created to carry passengers rather than mail, with a seating capacity of 12. As the name indicates, the airplane had three engines, which allowed it to fly higher and faster than other airplanes of the same time period. The Tri-motor could reach speeds up to 130 miles per hour. A Ford 4-AT-15 Tri-motor monoplane, piloted by Berndt Balehen, was used in the first flight over the South Pole in November of 1929." This plane may have been at the

Image of WF 2087 - March's Point Airfield - Ford Tri-motor

WF 2087 - March's Point Airfield - Ford Tri-motor

This Ford Tri-motor airplane #9612 is viewed at March's Point airfield. "In 1927, Ford Motor Company produced the Ford Tri-motor, one of the first all-metal airplanes. It was often referred to as the TIN GOOSE or FLYING WASHBOARD. It was the first plane created to carry passengers rather than mail, with a seating capacity of 12. As the name indicates, the airplane had three engines, which allowed it to fly higher and faster than other airplanes of the same time period. The Tri-motor could reach speeds up to 130 miles per hour. A Ford 4-AT-15 Tri-motor monoplane, piloted by Berndt Balehen, was used in the first flight over the South Pole in November of 1929." This plane may have been at the

Image of WF 2089 - March's Point Airfield - Ford Tri-motor

WF 2089 - March's Point Airfield - Ford Tri-motor

This Ford Tri-motor airplane #9612 is viewed at March's Point airfield. "In 1927, Ford Motor Company produced the Ford Tri-motor, one of the first all-metal airplanes. It was often referred to as the TIN GOOSE or FLYING WASHBOARD. It was the first plane created to carry passengers rather than mail, with a seating capacity of 12. As the name indicates, the airplane had three engines, which allowed it to fly higher and faster than other airplanes of the same time period. The Tri-motor could reach speeds up to 130 miles per hour. A Ford 4-AT-15 Tri-motor monoplane, piloted by Berndt Balehen, was used in the first flight over the South Pole in November of 1929." This plane may have been at the

Image of WF 2090.001 - Wedding at March's Point airfield opening

WF 2090.001 - Wedding at March's Point airfield opening

An "airplane" marriage took place between Richard Fenno and Minnie Kirkman, who exchanged vows during takeoff at the March's Point airfield. Their best man and maid of honor stand atop the wings on either side of the cockpit. The biplane was flown by Bergen-Bromley Flying Service, and R. N. Bergen's name is painted near the cockpit. WF 2074-2099 represent more than just the history of a small airfield and the inauguration of air service to Fidalgo Island. They also signify the island's participation in the global phenomenon ignited by Charles Lindbergh's historic transatlantic flight in May 1927. The first "flight" from march's Point, the first area of white settlement on Fidalgo sevent

Image of WF 2090.002 - Wedding at March's Point airfield opening

WF 2090.002 - Wedding at March's Point airfield opening

An "airplane" marriage took place between Richard Fenno and Minnie Kirkman, who exchanged vows during takeoff at the March's Point airfield. Their best man and maid of honor stand atop the wings on either side of the cockpit. The biplane was flown by Bergen-Bromley Flying Service, and R. N. Bergen's name is painted near the cockpit. WF 2074-2099 represent more than just the history of a small airfield and the inauguration of air service to Fidalgo Island. They also signify the island's participation in the global phenomenon ignited by Charles Lindbergh's historic transatlantic flight in May 1927. The first "flight" from march's Point, the first area of white settlement on Fidalgo sevent

Image of WF 2091 - Wedding at opening of March's Point airfield

WF 2091 - Wedding at opening of March's Point airfield

An "airplane" marriage took place between Richard Fenno and Minnie Kirkman, who exchanged vows during takeoff at the March's Point airfield. Their best man is perched on the edge of cockpit at left. The minister (?) is to the right. The biplane was flown by Bergen-Bromley Flying Service, and R. N. Bergen's name is painted near the cockpit. WF 2074-2099 represent more than just the history of a small airfield and the inauguration of air service to Fidalgo Island. They also signify the island's participation in the global phenomenon ignited by Charles Lindbergh's historic transatlantic flight in May 1927. The first "flight" from march's Point, the first area of white settlement on Fidalg

Image of WF 2092.A,B - Ultralight at opening of March's Point airfield

WF 2092.A,B - Ultralight at opening of March's Point airfield

This precursor of the modern "ultralight" airplane is flying over March's Point airfield during the opening on July 28, 1928. WF 2074-2099 represent more than just the history of a small airfield and the inauguration of air service to Fidalgo Island. They also signify the island's participation in the global phenomenon ignited by Charles Lindbergh's historic transatlantic flight in May 1927. The first "flight" from march's Point, the first area of white settlement on Fidalgo seventy-five years earlier, had taken place almost forty years before. The 9-14-1889 ANACORTES PROGRESS reported, "Professor Carey gave a talk on astronomy at Munk's Hall. Sent up a hot air balloon: quite a success:

Image of WF 2093 - Opening of March's Point airfield

WF 2093 - Opening of March's Point airfield

The Bergen-Bromley Flying Service biplane in which the Fenno-Kirkman wedding was performed, is being fueled from cans by a man from Standard Oil Fuel. WF 2074-2099 represent more than just the history of a small airfield and the inauguration of air service to Fidalgo Island. They also signify the island's participation in the global phenomenon ignited by Charles Lindbergh's historic transatlantic flight in May 1927. The first "flight" from march's Point, the first area of white settlement on Fidalgo seventy-five years earlier, had taken place almost forty years before. The 9-14-1889 ANACORTES PROGRESS reported, "Professor Carey gave a talk on astronomy at Munk's Hall. Sent up a hot air ba