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Northwest Orient Airlines hangar and offices at the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport, c.1960. Photographed by Marty Nordstrom Photography.
Santa Claus arrives via Northwest Airlines for a stay at L.S. Donaldson Company during the Christmas season, 1930.
Aerial view of Northwest Airlines and McInnis Aviation Service hangars, Wold-Chamberlain Field, undated.
Inauguration ceremonies for Northwest Airlines' first flight over the "Great Circle" to the Orient, 1947.
Passengers with oxygen masks on Northwest Airlines plane, c.1940.
Air mail being loaded onto a Northwest Airlines plane, c.1940.
Northwest Airlines city ticket office, 100 Sixth Street South, Minneapolis, c.1950.
Northwest Airlines Operations, Holman Field, St. Paul, 1934.
Passengers boarding a Northwest Airlines plane, c.1946. Photographed by Philip C. Dittes.
Interior view of the cabin of a Northwest Airlines Boeing 727 plane, March 11, 1969.
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