1927 press photo Captain Wilkins and Eielson You are bidding on a 1927 press photo of Captain Wilkins and Eielson. Text on photo includes: ENGINE TROUBLE BALKS CAPTAIN WILLIAMS, ARCTIC PLORER, OFF POINT BARROW: BATTLES TO FIX PLANE WAS. BLIZZARD RAGES. DETROIT, Mich.--Captain George Wilkins, Arctic exokirer, who with his pilot, Eielson, were. believed lost, sent word that their plane was marooned 100-miles northeast of Point Barrow by. engine trouble. Captain Wilkins and Eielson are striving to start the engine despite the sudden drop. of temperature to 12 degrees below zero.. PHOTO SHOWS: A successful landing og the re-built "Alaska" at Detroit prior to its shipping to. Fair-banks, from which point Captain Wilkins took off.. Additional Info: . Photo is dated: 4-6-1927 and measures: 8.5 x 6.5.
We have acquired one of the largest collections of Original AP, UPI and various other news service photos from several news media outlets. Most of our photographs are in great condition considering they are 20 - 90 years old. For the most part, they show only moderate handling faults, some editor's marks and artist "touch-ups." Please see scans below which are the actual photos you will receive as this is the best indication of condition. Some scans may include a HAVIdigital digital watermark
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