Smithy and P.G. Taylor dismount from the Lady Southern Cross after arriving at Oakland from Honolulu on 4 November 1935. The caption on the reverse of this photo reads:

"International News Photos. Chicago, IL. 11.4.34 Fly from Honolulu to United States in fifteen hours. Kingsford Smith and his co-pilot Capt. P. G. Taylor as they climbed from their plane on their arrival at Oakland, Cal. from Honolulu, Hawaii. A flight of two thousand four hundred and eight miles. In one minute less than fifteen hours."

Picture: Tim Kalina Collection