Golden Bear
8 in HIGH x 10 in WIDE
(20.32 cm HIGH x 25.40 cm WIDE)
Gift of Glenn Lane

Printed across the back in pencil "Berkeley - June 13, 1929, Golden Bear by Berkeley Steel Construction Co., Neillson Brothers. 150 H.P. Single rocker arm, a scaled down - Ryan Broam." In ink: " Albert was chief pilot for Berkeley Steel Construction Co."

Photograph of an an airplane on the ground with many young boys coming to look at the side away from the camera. The craft is marked "Golden Bear NSAC;" markings on the tail read: "NC-1, X-883-E." Behind the airplane is a tall chimney stack. A couple of cars and a motorcycle are parked on the proper left side of the image. A truck is parked on the proper right side. Also on the proper right side is a water tower up on stilts. with the Berkeley hills in the distance behind that.

Evidently the Berkeley Steel Construction Copmany was one of the forward thinking companies in the area, with their own airplane. Of course it's name "Golden Bear" makes it a Berkeley plane from the days when the University of California was the focus of Berkeley.

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