The photograph is from a scrapbook owned by Larry Lufkin and posted by EWU with Lufkin's permission
The photograph was scanned from a scrapbook owned by Larry Lufkin.
Jumpers Chet and Virgil Derry stand in jump gear in front of a Stinson Reliant aircraft. The jumpers wear jump suits, helmet with mask, and the main and emergency parachutes. The photograph was taken during smokejumping experiments in Winthrop, Washington in 1939.
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jump suit; Derry, Chet, -1947; Derry, Virgil, 1904-1968; parachutes; Stinson Aircraft Corporation Reliant