Breaking news!

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100 year-old negatives!

All from Lionel’s collection.

A few positives…

golf

Alice B. Myers on the left?

group

Mostly unknow people with Amanda Menard on the far right with Dennis Lagassey III with his cigar?

air show

Bristol, Connecticut?
1920s?

Hint here?

Excerpt

Plainville’s Robertson Airport

Robertson Airport in Plainville services small-engine commercial and private aircraft. Founded in 1911, it is Connecticut’s oldest airfield. Originally consisting of little more than a meadow used by novice pilots in the early 20th century, the land was purchased by Stamford Robertson in 1941 for $5,000. Over the next 30 years, Robertson increased the acreage of the airfield, refined landing strips, and built permanent hangar space for aircraft.

2 thoughts on “Breaking news!

  1. Could be the airport in Plainville or Bristol. My mother and her older brother use to go to the airfield in Bristol and get rides on the paper type planes for 5 cents per ride. Most likely the early to mid-1920’s.

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