|Title||Aviator Lonnie Brennan and unidentified woman with plane, probably in Seattle, 1929 |
|Caption||Lonnie 'Lon' Brennan became a commercial pilot in 1920 and was based out of Vancouver, Bremerton, and Seattle before moving to Alaska. In 1939, he began a bush flying service out of Manley Hot Springs near Fairbanks, Alaska. After his retirement in 1948, he moved back to the Pacific Northwest, settling on Camano Island.|
This 1929 photograph of Brennan posing on the wing of a plane bearing 'Seattle Flying' on the side could have been from the time period when he serviced routes between Seattle and Spokane. The woman in the plane is unidentified.
|Notes||Handwritten on image: Lonnie Brennan.|
Caption information sources: Lon Brennan obituary in Seattle P-I.
Date photograph was filed at the Seattle Post-Intelligencer (date of photograph and file date may differ by a month or more): August 22, 1929.
|Subjects||Air pilots--Washington (State)--Seattle; Airplanes--Washington (State)--Seattle; Goggles--Washington (State)--Seattle |
|Personal Names||Brennan, Lonnie |
|Places||United States--Washington (State)--Seattle |
|Digital Collection||Museum of History & Industry Photograph Collection |
|Image Number||1986.5G.160.1 |
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|Credit Line||Seattle Post-Intelligencer Collection, Museum of History & Industry, Seattle; All Rights Reserved |
|Repository||Museum of History & Industry, Seattle (MOHAI) |
|Repository Collection||Seattle Post-Intelligencer Collection |
|Physical Description||1 glass negative: b&w; 4 x 5 in. |
|Digital Reproduction Information||Scanned from original negative as a 3000 pixel TIFF image in 8-bit grayscale, resized to 640 pixels in the longest dimension and compressed into JPEG format using Photoshop 6.0 and its JPEG quality measurement 3. |