AERONAUTICS: Air-Rail

YOUNG HANDSOME FATHER OF SIX CHILDREN LEAVES BY AIR-RAIL.

The headline was made possible by R. B. Gentles, grain broker, as he started on the first westbound trip of the Transcontinental Air Transport, Inc. Others who traveled on the first eastbound T. A. T. express were a businesswoman who wanted to catch a boat to France, a physician who was in a hurry to see his sick daughter, the Mayor of Fargo, N. Dak., several railroad executives.

The air lap of the T. A. T., put into operation last week, was between Chicago and St....

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