Crew of the "Tomahawk" posed with arms crossed. This image was taken at the old Minnetonka Yacht Club on Lighthouse Island on Lake Minnetonka. From left to right: Telford Doerr, Charles F. Reiter (mainsheet), Anson "Babe" Purchase, Halie W. Reiter and George Purchase. All crew members are wearing shirts marked with a "T" for Tomahawk.
The 38 foot scow "Tomahawk" departing from a private dock in what is now the lagoon area between Lake of the Isles and Lake Calhoun. In the cockpit are are Halie W. Reiter, Joseph Reiter, Ed Pommer in the derby hat.
Official boat on Lake Calhoun, bound for Lake of the Isles to link the two lakes. In 1911 the city of Minneapolis connected Lakes of the Isles with Lake Calhoun by a canal. The "Linking of the Lakes" was a week-long civic celebration.
Hennepin County Library, James K. Hosmer Special Collections Library
Calhoun C Scow Fleet on Lake Calhoun. The sailboats are skippered and crewed by John Wiggins, George and Charles Reiter, Lewis and "Pop" Miner, and Dick and Bob Garwood. Note: all sailboat are gaffrigs, but some boats have pointed bows and some have smooth, blunt, rounded bows.
Left to right- Dick Sachett, Dick Garwood, Frank Bauman, Don Pott, Stuart Lemon, Marshall Ervin, Eric Peterson, Bill Chandler, R. F. Peterson, Bobby Smith, Barry Ervin Sr., Berry Ervin Jr., Paul Whiting Lewis Miner Sr., Lewis Miner Jr., Carlton DeRum, E.C. Garwood, ? Bauman.
These cannons are used by the judges at the starting and finishing lines for sailboat races. They were purchased by Calhoun Yacht Club August 27, 1936. these are 10 gage cannons, black powder, smmoth bore and manufactured by the Winchester Repeating Arms Company. The cost was $19.80. These cannons give off a puff of smoke that can be seen anywhere on the lake.
E Scow racing on Lake Calhoun at the Aquatennial Regatta. This boat was built at Johnson Boat Works, White Bear Lake. Don Whiting is preparing to step forward to remove the spinnaker pole. The skipper is Erle Reiter
Calhoun Yacht Club sailors gathering on Lake Calhoun's main dock. Some of them are: Dick Carlson in yellow shirt, Tom Nixon in light blue stripped shirt and Eric Bloomquist in red headband on the far right.
John Dyer, Lars Hanson and Joe Dickenson were the top three laser sailors. Laser sailboats are car top carried. There are two lasers in the picture. On this particular Thanksgiving, there had been 12 inches of snow the night before.
Calhoun Yacht Club members waiting on the submerged dock for a decision to sail or not in the storm. Left to right- Will Tajibnapis, Dale Borgeson, Eric Protzman, Jake Waddington, Mike Biele, Greg Stauffer skippers waiting on submerged dock on a decision to sail or not in the storm.
X fleet skipper Mike Woldum and his crew Kris Krogh racing at a club race on Lake Calhoun. X fleet skippers must be under 16 years old or under. The skipper is using the dog leg a tiller extension, for steering. The crew has set the jib with the whisker pole.
X fleet skipper Mike Wolum with his crew Mike Rummel racing at the Calhoun Spring Regatta. This particular regatta allowed for an adult crew. Both skipper and crew are on the low side since it was a light wind day.
Calhoun Yacht Club and Lake Calhoun Sailing School instructors at Lake Calhoun. Left to Right, Ana Reiter, Ni ck Reiter, Jessica Smith, Kevin Jewett, Andrea Johnson, Mark Cook Jessica Sells, Chris Krogh, Bessie Alyeshmerni, Joanna Smith, and Mike Woldum.