Mailbags arranged in front of a Pan American Airways Sikorsky S-38

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Title

Mailbags arranged in front of a Pan American Airways Sikorsky S-38

Description

Written on front: "2384 pounds of U.S. mail carried by Pan American Airways, Inc. airliner on a single trip from Miami to Havana. In the 21 months to August 1st, 1929 the system carried a total of 631,376 pounds of U.S. mail. In that time 1,856,598 miles were flown, with an operating efficiency ratio of 99.8 percent."

Date

1929

Format

image/jpeg

Type

Still Image

Identifier

asm03410000270001001

Coverage

1920-1930

Is Part Of

University of Miami Libraries. Special Collections., Pan American World Airways, Inc. Records, ASM0341. http://merrick.library.miami.edu:80/cdm/ref/collection/exhibits/id/354

Citation

“Mailbags arranged in front of a Pan American Airways Sikorsky S-38,” UM Libraries Digital Exhibits, accessed September 24, 2017, http://scholar.library.miami.edu/digital/items/show/659.

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