- TL 540 D53 C64 2.1.133
Part of Clennell 'Punch' Dickins fonds
Eaton's envelope labelled "McKenzie [sic] River 2 prints undercarriage collapse & prop damage Ft Resolution NWT, Jan. 1929, Keep", containing envelope labelled "Prints prop & u/c damage Resolution Jan 1929", contains:
b&w ; 14 cm x 9 cm print, portrait of 3 men standing in snowy field, CHD holding bent propeller, caption reads "Resolution Jan 27 - 1929, CH Dickins L to R - CHD, Lew Parmenter, "Rags" Wilson"
b&w ; 15 cm x 9 cm print, copy and crop of above, caption reads "150 miles from nearest wireless station. No roads no trail - frozen river & bush. -25 F. What to do? In 5 days ive fixed it by cutting of [sic] 10" of blades & made a temporary undercarriage [sic] & flew 400 miles back to base. January 1929. Dickins & mechanic" [another print appears in 6-134]
b&w ; 8 cm x 13 cm print of 6 men next to aircraft with damaged undercarriage, registration [G]-CA[??], caption reads "Busted undercarriage Fort Resolution Jan 23/1929 - no radio no spares -20˚F, CH Dickins" [another print appears in 6-134]
b&w ; 9 cm x 15 cm print, copy and crop of above, caption reads "u/c collapsed landing in rough land drifts in snow storm. January 1929. Fort Resolution. North West Territory Canada, 400 miles from base - no radio no communications"