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Vintage Postcard: Laconia Airport in New Hampshire

Here’s an early (1940s?) postcard showing two runways at the Laconia Airport in Gilford, New Hampshire. The airport was built on over 400 acres of farmland. Laconia Airport was one of thousands of federal WPA (Works Progress Administration) projects completed in the 1930s and 40s. It was originally conceived as a defense airport, but it […]
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DC-7 American Airlines postcard

The weekend’s snow storm is over in the Northeast and it’s the beginning of a week of heavy travel for a lot of people. One mode of transporation for folks back in the mid-1950s was the new Douglas DC-7. Here’s a postcard of it from 1954. American Airlines introduced the DC-7 in November 1953 during […]
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