Loss Of The Golden Gate By Fire July 27 1862 Lettersheet By A. Rosenfield
7 X 8 7/8 inch with crease folds and wrinkles laid down on paper. Steamer Sailing Ship The Golden Gate Built and launched for the Pacific Mail Steamship Company on January 21, 1851, she entered the San Francisco to Panama City service in November 1851. She stayed in this service until, beached and burned at sea near Manzanillo, Mexico on July 27 1862 with the loss of 223 lives.
April 17 1912 Long Beach Cal Flag Cancel Photo Post Card Cal Rodgers Vin Fiz Pioneer Crash
Pilot Calbraith Rodgers and Crashed Plane several months after his attempt to his famed Transcontinental flight in 1911. Rodgers was competing for a $50,000. prize offered by publisher Randolph Hearst to the first person to complete the trip within 30 days. Vin Fiz (Soda Drink) was advertised or sponsored for his Rodgers flight , know as The Vin Fiz Flight . Cal. Rodgers died April 3 1912 the wrecked aero plane and pilot pictured on this post card and sent 14 days after the crash.