Tuesday, November 6, 2018

Snowed in, Thule, Greenland, 1950s. #FolklorePhoto

Cecil Clarke, working as an airplane mechanic, standing in a bunker under ice, in Thule, Greenland at an airforce base in the 1950s. Thule Air Base is the US Armed Forces' northernmost installation and was started in 1940s.

Photo courtesy Graham Clarke. Photo collected as part of the "Lassy Days Photo Scanning Pary" held Wednesday, August 8th, 2018 at the Wesley Gosse Heritage Museum. If this photo elicits memories for you, or if you'd like to arrange a photo scanning party for your community, contact Dale Jarvis at dale@heritagenl.ca

1 comment:

Ken O'Brien said...

One of our neighbours' grandfather was a tailor and used to go to Thule with the US Air Force to work on uniforms and gear in the 1950s.