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Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Westward Ho!

Dear Friends:

Here's something ya probably didn't know!

Back in the days before radar and modern navigation methods the airmail still had to go through, so the U.S. Mail Service erected a whole bunch of concrete arrows with beacons over them to help guide the mail planes at night! (It was like a more modern version of the railways spreading across the land.)

Here's a map of some of the locations:

And some of the routes:

Here's a typical airmail pilot moonlighting as a crop duster: