Air Mail Tour in 1925

Squad of Aeroplanes Expected to Stop at Winona On Air Tour.  Three or four aeroplanes are expected to stop at Winona next week on a tour of Minnesota, Wisconsin, North and South Dakota.  The trip is to be undertaken to stimulate interest in the proposed air mail service between the Twin Cities and Chicago.  Charles West will represent the St. Paul post office and the St. Paul Association and Arch Coleman, Minneapolis postmaster, will make the trip as a representative of the Minneapolis Civic and Commerce Association.  The planes will leave the Twin Cities Monday, August 10th, for a four day tour of northwest towns.  Stops will be made at Alexandria, Crookston, Willmar, Mankato, Rochester, and Winona in Minnesota; at Fargo, Grand Forks, Devils Lake, Minot, Mandan, Bismarck and Jamestown in North Dakota; Aberdeen and Watertown in South Dakota, and at La Crosse, Wisconsin.  It is not known as yet what day the planes will arrive at Winona.  (The Winona Republican-Herald, Thursday Evening, August 6, 1925, Volume 25, Number 144, Page 1)

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