Glenn Curtiss, 1910
Cleveland to Cedar Point
     It was in 1910 that Glenn H. Curtiss risked his life to fly from Cleveland to Cedar point and return, setting a new world record for over-water flight. At the Early Bird reunion in Cleveland, the 25th anniversary of that achievement will be observed with fitting ceremonies.
courtesy of Steve Remington - CollectAir

Glenn H. Curtiss
Glen Curtis Leaving Euclid Beach, Cleveland, Ohio
for Cedar Point, Ohio on
World's Record Flight over Water

Collection of Richard Etherton, 9-8-04

Glenn H. Curtiss
       Back in the days when this picture was taken, vast strides were being made in man's effort to fly in heavier-than-air machines. Here is a splendid photo of Glenn H. Curtiss on his famous Albany-to-New York flight in the year 1910, fifty years ago.
From the EB CHIRP, June 1960, No. 63

Harvard-Boston's Great Aero Meet - Boston, Mass. Aug 19.
Daily Journal and Tribune, Knoxville, Tennessee:
August 19, 1910,
Transcribed by Bob Davis - 9-2-03
     "No aviation meet held in this country and probably none yet held in the world has had such a representative list of aviators as is assured in the Harvard-Boston aero meet, September 3 to September 13, according to the list of entrants to date announced tonight. The entry list is truly international and includes seventeen individual aviators and eleven types of air navigating machines. There is certain to be keen competition for the $40,000 hung up as prizes in a dozen events. The entrants follow:
  Walter Brookins
Arthur Johnson
Glenn H. Curtiss
Charles F. Willard
M. Didier Masson
A.V. Roe,
J. Graham White
William M. Hilliard
J. M. All_as
Ernest P. Lincoln,
Clifford D. Harmon
Captain Thomas Baldwin
Jacques Delesseps
Dr. W. P. Christmas,
John G. Stratton
Horace F. Kearner
Greely S. Curtis
Wright biplanes
Wright biplanes
Curtiss biplanes
Curtiss biplanes
Vendome aeroplane
Roe Triplane
Farman biplane & Bleriot monoplane;
Herring-Burgess biplane
Harvard biplane;
Christmas biplane
Burgess-Curtiss aeroplane
Pfitzer monoplane
Bleriot monoplane

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