The Vin Fiz Crosses America
Scenes from Cal Rodgers’ first transcontinental flight in 1911.
- By Linda Shiner
- AirSpaceMag.com, September 19, 2011
Charles Wiggin Collection
Kid mechanic Charles Wiggin poured gas into the Vin Fiz tank, surrounded by the crowd of onlookers that quickly gathered almost anywhere Rodgers came down.