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Men loading sacks of mail onto airplane

Photograph showing a group of men with a biplane. Next to the plane is a cart with U. S. mail sacks on top. The man at left is standing with one foot in the cockpit and the other on a small platform on the side of the plane. He is lifting a bag of mail that is being handed up to him by the second man from left. The third man from left is looking at a sack of mail on the cart, and the other two men are standing nearby, facing toward the camera. The second man from left, who may be the pilot, is identified as “Householder” on the negative for related image No. 374N0304.

Dedication of giant air-mail box at 6th and Morrison, Portland

Photograph showing a small crowd at the dedication of a huge air-mail collection box on the corner of what is now Southwest Sixth Avenue and Southwest Morrison Street. Standing in front of the box and holding a large prop key are Dr. L. T. Jones (left), president of the Portland Exchange Club, and John M. Jones, Portland postmaster. The box was set up by the exchange club to collect mail that would be carried east by the Varney air-mail service. The box was equipped with a loudspeaker to broadcast messages about air mail. The dedication took place on September 3, 1929.