- Item 22194 - 'The Dawn' in surf, Old Orchard Beach, 1927
- Contributed by Old Orchard Beach Historical Society
- Item 22194
- 4747px x 3131px - 15.8"w x 10.4"h @ 300dpi | Need a larger size?
- *Credit line must read: Collections of Old Orchard Beach Historical Society
Monplane The Dawn, in the surf during a gale and high sea at Old Orchard Beach on October 13, 1927.Show Details
The plane, with Wilmer Stulz as pilot, attempted three times to take off from Old Orchard Beach for a transatlantic flight. Weather and mechanical problems halted all three attempts.
The plane later flew out of New York and was lost over the Atlantic Ocean.