Posts Tagged ‘China Clipper’

In the “on deck circle”

September 11, 2012












We might use this photo for our next column, so we will post it now just in case.












How many right hand drive Deuces have you seen?












This place in  Kalgoorlie reminded us of a place in Santa Monica.




















More evidence that we are getting close to getting photos of a real China Clipper.  There’s gotta be one around SF somewhere because we keep finding tracks.












Wanna race all the way . . . to dead-man’s curve?


On the trail of the China Clipper

September 4, 2012




















Do you get the idea that this old building in San Francisco may have been trying to give a free plug to Pan Am’s China Clippers?

Tracking the China Clipper

May 25, 2012












We found these tracks in Alameda recently.

On the trail of the China Clipper

February 23, 2012










This historic plaque in Alameda CA notes the origin of the Pan Am China Clipper.  The plaque is across from the City Hall Annex on the grounds of the old Alameda Naval Air Station.

February 10, 2012











Where is the passenger terminal for the China Clipper?  Isn’t it somewhere near here?

Pan Am Memories

April 8, 2011

This bas-relief image was found recently on Treasure Island in the San Francisco Bay.  Didn’t Pan Am’s China Clipper have a base on the same island?