Transport: Flaming Arrow

In 1928 a Spokane, Wash, flyer named Nick Mamer won a New York-Spokane air race. Two years later Nick Mamer made the first round-trip flight between St. Paul and Seattle, presently started an airline between Spokane and St. Paul. Though part of this route spans some of the most tortured country in the U. S. and there were no radio beacons or even lights in those days, Nick Mamer's success convinced the U. S. Post Office that the run was feasible. Northwest Airlines, which had begun flying between Chicago and St. Paul in 1926,...

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