Richard O. Amundsen standing next to airplane in Palmer, Alaska. Lettering on airplane reads: "... Airways." From verso: "Sept. 22, 1935. Palmer, Alaska. R.O. Amundson [sic] before flight." Photographer: Almer J. Peterson.
Title taken from verso. Fourth Avenue, June 1945, at E Street. Woodley Airways office can be seen. Sign above a door reads "Liquors, wines and beer." Cars parked along curb, and pedestrians walk on sidewalks. 4x5 contact print, 3x4 neg
Alaska Air Transport, a commercial air carrier business started by Shell Simmons in 1935, merged with Marine Airways in 1939 to create Alaska Coastal Airline Note on verso identifies the plane as a Lockheed Vega
A group of people assembled at the dock in the rain; perhaps taken from the deck of a vessel. Signs in image: Alaska Steamship Company; Ingersoll Hotel; Marine Hotel; Rotary International; Pioneer Airways agency, Charter Flights,...