Monday, July 04, 2011

Lincoln Beachey Fort Vancouver Washington State 1905.

It’s the big-bang day with celebrations around the county and a huge all-day show at the Fort Vancouver Historic Site. July 4th 2011.
Mier says you shouldn’t miss the one-third replica of the Gelatine airship that famed pilot Lincoln Beachey flew into Pearson Field in 1905. Beachey, whom Orville Wright called “the greatest flier of all” was carrying mail on that day
Laureano Mier formerly worked at the Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum in McMinnville, Ore. He said he is ecstatic about the displays in the Pearson Museum and says it’s your chance to see the nation’s “oldest historic hangar that still houses airplanes.” Click for article, By Dave Kern Columbian Assistant Metro Editor
Sunday, July 3, 2011. Poto by Zachary Kaufman.