Charles Lindbergh and wife, Anne Morrow Lindbergh, in Nome, Alaska, in survey flight over Great Circle route to the Orient
Nome Alaska USA Date:1931, August Duration:1 min 28 sec Sound:Yes
Charles A Lindbergh (Lindy) and wife, Anne Morrow Lindbergh, in Nome, Alaska on their survey flight over the Great Circle route from New York to Tokyo, for use by commercial airlines. The Lindberghs pose in front of their Lockheed Sirius airplane, parked in the water behind them. (It is equipped with pontoons as a float plane.) Citizens of Nome are turned out to greet them. The Lindberghs cleaning up their aircraft. The couple is seen mingling amongst a large group of Eskimo men, Women, and children, who turned out to see the famous aviator. Next, Lindbergh stands behind his wife, as she sits in the seat of a sled hitched to a team of dogs. The Lindberghs ride with the Eskimo sled driver as the team of dogs pulls the sled over the tundra grass. Later, they pose with three women dressed in furs. They also pose with several Eskimo women.
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