The Most Comprehensive Free Online Reference for Packard Owners
Become a member of Packard Motor Car Information, right now! (it's free)
Login
Username:

Password:

remember me

Lost Password?

Register now!
FAQ's
Main Menu
Recent Forum Topics
Who's Online
42 user(s) are online (7 user(s) are browsing Packard Photo Archive)

Members: 1
Guests: 41

DavidM, more...

Main : 1930 :  1929 Packard in parade for Admiral Richard E. Byrd

[<   Previous  92  93  94  95  96  97  98  Next   >]

1929 Packard in parade for Admiral Richard E. Byrd
1929 Packard in parade for Admiral Richard E. ByrdPopular
SubmitterBigKevMore Photos from BigKev    Last Update2010/1/23 12:11    Tell a friendTell a friend
Hits1283   Comments0    
8x10 black and white Packard Co. file photograph of a 1929 Packard three-quarter front view, during ticker tape parade for Admiral Richard E. Byrd, crowd in background. Inscribed on photo back; Packard 640, custom eight, sixth series, 8-cylinder, 106-horsepower, 140.5-inch wheelbase, 7-person touring car (body type #340), fitted with deluxe equipment, plus dual side mirrors, six white sidewall tires, traditional parade from Battery Park up Broadway to City Hall New York City, reception for Rear-Admiral Richard Evelyn Byrd (world renowned scientist & explorer; first to fly over south pole, & only person at the time to have over flown both poles) & his companions after a two year south polar expedition to 'Little America' & points south, riding in car with Adm. Byrd, Grover Whalen, New York's 'King of the Greeters.'

Item # EB01d419

Photo courtesy of the Detroit Public Library, National Automotive History Collection and used with permission.

Reproduction Permission Form and Price List

[<   Previous  92  93  94  95  96  97  98  Next   >]

The comments are owned by the poster. We aren't responsible for their content.


Search
Recent Photos
no title (2020/2/10)
no title
McNeer Nash Company (2020/1/12)
McNeer Nash Company
McNeer Nash Company (2020/1/12)
McNeer Nash Company
McNeer Nash Company (2020/1/12)
McNeer Nash Company
Reid-Ward Motor Company (2020/1/9)
Reid-Ward Motor Company
Random Photo
1926 PACKARD ADVERT-B&W
Helping Out
PackardInfo is supported and funded by user donations. If you would to help out by either donating content, or funds to help with the upkeep and hosting of this site please EMAIL ME or click on the donate button.