Pan American World Airways, Inc. Records

The Dinner Key Terminal:

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An aerial view of the Pan Am Terminal at Dinner Key, Miami, Florida, in 1934. The building is the present day Miami City Hall.

Captioned "Barge at Dinner Key," this image includes a non-flying member of Pan Am's fleet, a limousine that ferried passengers to and from the terminal.

Pan Am passengers admire the huge globe in the Passenger Terminal at Dinner Key, Miami, Florida. The sign above the desk advertises flights to Havana and Nassau for $35.

A Pan Am "flying boat" or "Clipper Ship" rests ashore at Dinner Key, Miami, Florida.

This aerial view of the Dinner Key Terminal shows a sparsely settled Miami, Florida. A "Clipper Ship" is moored next to the Pan Am "Barge."

Crowds often gathered to observe the arrival and departure of Pan Am "flying boats" or "Clipper Ships" at Dinner Key, Miami, Florida. The "Houseboat" or "Barge" seen on the left served as Pan Am's first terminal.

Crowds often gathered to observe the arrival and departure of Pan Am "flying boats" or "Clipper Ships" at Dinner Key, Miami, Florida. The "Houseboat" or "Barge" seen on the left served as Pan Am's first terminal.