The most famous Gamma was the "Polar Star." The aircraft was carried via ship and offloaded onto the pack ice in the Ross Sea during Lincoln Ellsworth's 1934 expedition to Antarctica. The Gamma was almost lost when the ice underneath it broke, and it had to be returned to United States for repairs. Polar Star's second assignment to Antarctica in September 1934 was also futile � a connecting rod broke and the aircraft had to be returned yet again for repairs. On January 3, 1935, Ellsworth and pilot Bernt Balchen finally flew over Antarctica.
On November 23, 1935, Ellsworth and Canadian pilot Herbert Hollick-Kenyon attempted the world's first trans-Antarctic flight from Dundee Island in the Weddell Sea to Little America. The crew...
About the Artist - Tom Gari Gallery-Three-Photography
It seems like a have always had a camera. My first camera was an old brownie my Grandfather gave me whe I was 5. In High school I took a few photography cl;asses and continued taking class when I went away to college. There I started photographing parties, banquets, sporting events, and portraits. After college I spent time doing freelance and working in a camera store. I did soem work for Rockpile magazine, Indianapoliss 500 and artist portfolios. Recently I have been working on natural portraits, engagement photography as wellas Fine art photography. My wife and I love to travel the back roads of the East Coast and discover the hidden gems Americ a has to offer. We are always looking for someplace new, to see and experience new...
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