Category: Communication

Boat Club First Air Mail Flight, Duluth, Minnesota

Duluth's first air-mail service was celebrated with a band and dignitaries. The plane landed in the bay at the Duluth Boat Club on Minnesota Point. ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections

Boat Club First Air Mail Flight, Duluth, Minnesota

Duluth's first air-mail service was celebrated with a band and dignitaries. The plane landed in the bay at the Duluth Boat Club on Minnesota Point. The sign says "Duluth's First Air Mail." ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections

Boat Club First Air Mail Flight, Duluth, Minnesota

Duluth's first air-mail service mail was delivered by the amphibian Sikorsky plane. A smaller MISSABE plane was featured. The plane landed in the bay at the Duluth Boat Club on Minnesota Point. ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections

Boat Club First Air Mail Flight, Duluth, Minnesota

Duluth's first air-mail service was celebrated with a band and dignitaries. The plane landed in the bay at the Duluth Boat Club on Minnesota Point. The mail was escorted on city streets to the post office. ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections

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