Arrival of Col. Charles Lindbergh in Tulsa on September 30, 1927 at approximately 2:06 pm. Duncan McIntyre is pictured under the wing, behind the strut. Lindbergh was scheduled to arrive at 2:00 pm. Flying around Tulsa twice before landing resulted in the additional 6 minutes. Lindbergh, flying The Spirit of St. Louis, was greeted by approximately 2,500 spectators at McIntyre Airport.
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Preservation and archiving of this significant Tulsa treasure of photographs and artifacts was made possible through the Tulsa City-County Library and the Tulsa Historical Society and the generosity of Tulsa World/Lorton Family Chester Cadieux the Rotary Club of Tulsa and many other community-minded corporations, institutions and individuals.