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First Aeroplane to land at Saint John, New BrunswickObject number: Colwell-RecordBK1-pg26
Gallery: Transportation
Object Name: photograph
Title: First Aeroplane to land at Saint John, New Brunswick
Artist: Allison Montrose Colwell
Date: 8 September 1912
Medium: silver print
Dimensions: overall: 7.5 x 11.5 cm
Credit Line: Allison Montrose Colwell fonds
Notes: This plane landed and took off from the Courtney Bay flats area and was flown by Captain Tom Baldwin. Allison Colwell joined the Saint John Fire Department in 1922 and was made a captain in 1928. He retired from the fire department in 1949 and then became an insurance and real estate agent for British General Insurance Company. Mr. Colwell died on 21 May 1963.

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