Transport: Weather Eyes

Few Wall Street men take time to talk about the weather, but one morning last week a group sat in an office where Wall Street meets the East River and talked of little else. The occasion: a demonstration of the weather charting system which American Export Line expects to use when and if its subsidiary, American Export Air Lines, Inc., starts flying the Atlantic. Along one wall stood a huge map of the North Atlantic. Dotting the 3,445-mile course from Manhattan to Lisbon via the Azores were India-ink silhouettes of 14 ships, nine American...

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