Western Air Lines P.1

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Title Western Air Lines P.1
File Name 39222001658777.tif
Photo Number No. 1140
Classification 387
Publisher Digitized by J. Willard Marriott Library, University of Utah
Date of Photograph May 23, 1926
Date 1926-05-23
Subject Transportation, Air
Person Redman, Ben; Tomlinson, J. A.
Corporate Name Western Air Lines
Other Subject Utah; Salt Lake County; Salt Lake City
Spatial Coverage Airlines
Description FIRST PASSENGERS -- Ben Redman ® and J.A. Tomlinson pose at Salt Lake City before boarding Western Air Lines first passenger flight on May 23, 1926. The history of the nation's pioneer airline has been linked with that of Salt Lake City since Western first took to the skies on April 17, 1926, on a flight linking Salt Lake City with Los Angeles, via Las Vegas. Continuing its practice of providing Salt Lake City with the finest air service, WAL will introduce Boeing 707 jet flights to the city Friday, June 16, 1961, offering the swiftest service ever scheduled to Minneapolis-St. Paul and Los Angeles. Gift of Bob Mitchell, Deseret News. Facsimilie of certificate of flight filed in Facsimilie File. Used in Utah Historical Quarterly, October 1961.
Comment Used in "Utah Historical Quarterly," October, (1961).
Rights Management Digital Image © 2008 Utah State Historical Society. All Rights Reserved.
Holding Institution Utah State Historical Society
Relation Classified Photograph Collection
Source Format Print Photograph
Source Size 7.3 inches x 9.3 inches
Source Donors Mitchell, Bob
Type Image
Format image/jpeg
Format Creation Original scanned on Epson Expression 10000 XL and saved as 400 ppi TIFF. Display image generated in CONTENTdm as JP2000 pixels on the long axis. Archival resolution: 2937 x 3713
Scanned By Dave Heyborne
ARK ark:/87278/s6m90p5q
Setname dha_cp
ID 440707
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6m90p5q