D5 Lindbergh’s Beach

Follow this down to the beach

Follow this down to the beach

Last week of May high water so the beach is pretty short, it comes right up to the bushes.

Last week of May high water so the beach is pretty short, it comes right up to the bushes.

In late July low water offers a long sandy beach

In late July low water offers a long sandy beach

A sandy beach with a great view of the Fremont Bridge.

A sandy beach with a great view of the Fremont Bridge.

A long sandy beach makes this Portland's best city beach.

A long sandy beach makes this Portland’s best city beach.

Swan Island was the location of Portland’s first airport and was in use from 1927 to 1940 when the airport was relocated to it’s current location.  Charles Lindbergh flew in to dedicate the airport on September 15th, 1927.

Swan Island Airport (Portland City Archives)

Swan Island Airport (Portland City Archives

Swan Island Airport (Portland City Archives)

Swan Island Airport (Portland City Archives)

Swan Island Airport (Portland City Archives)

Swan Island Airport (Portland City Archives)

Swan Island Airport (Portland City Archives)

Swan Island Airport (Portland City Archives)

Lindy and the Spirit of St. Louis

Lindy and the Spirit of St. Louis

1927-9-14 Oregonian Lindbergh to Land in Portland Today

1927-9-14 Oregonian Lindbergh to Land in Portland Today

1927-9-14 Oregonian Today's The Day

1927-9-14 Oregonian Today’s The Day

1927-9-14 Oregonian Lindbergh to Land in Portland Today

1927-9-14 Oregonian Lindbergh to Land in Portland Today

1927-9-16 Oregonian  Lindy to Depart as Dawn Arrives

1927-9-16 Oregonian Lindy to Depart as Dawn Arrives

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