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September 17, 2020

September 17, 1920

Last Friday evening about 6 o’clock was a red letter day for many Petersburg residents both young and old. At that time they caught their first glimpse of an airplane flying when Plane No. 4 of the New York Nome air squadron flew over the town. Heralded by a loud humming which brought many people to the streets, the plane flew down Wrangell Narrows from the north made a large circle over the waters in front of the town and then returned over the same course as it followed coming in. The four planes in company left Whitehorse early Friday morning for Glenora, at the hea...

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