Black and white photograph of Northwest Airlines Operations, Holman Field, St. Paul, 1934.

Northwest Airlines Operations, Holman Field

Northwest Airlines Operations, Holman Field, St. Paul, 1934.

Black and white photograph of passengers boarding a Northwest Airlines plane, c.1946. Photographed by Philip C. Dittes.

Passengers boarding a Northwest Airlines plane

Passengers boarding a Northwest Airlines plane, c.1946. Photographed by Philip C. Dittes.

Color image of the cabin of a Northwest Airlines Boeing 727 plane, March 11, 1969.

Cabin of a Northwest Airlines Boeing 727

Interior view of the cabin of a Northwest Airlines Boeing 727 plane, March 11, 1969.

Black and white photograph of a Northwest Airlines stewardess, March 3, 1949. Photographed by Philip C. Dittes.

Northwest Airlines stewardess

Northwest Airlines stewardess, March 3, 1949. Photographed by Philip C. Dittes.

Black and white photograph of Northwest Airlines Stratocruiser, c.1955. Photographed by Don Berg Photography.

Northwest Airlines Stratocruiser

Northwest Airlines Stratocruiser, c.1955. Photographed by Don Berg Photography.

Black and white photograph of a Northwest Airlines monoplane, 1930. Photographed by Leo J. Kohn.

Northwest Airlines monoplane

Northwest Airlines monoplane, 1930. Photographed by Leo J. Kohn.

Color image of a Northwest Orient Airlines menu, c.1970.

Northwest Orient Airlines menu

Northwest Orient Airlines menu, c.1970.

Northwest Airlines

A few months before aviator Charles Lindbergh made his record-breaking transatlantic flight, Northwest Airways, Inc. began carrying airmail between the Twin Cities and Chicago. As Northwest Airlines, Inc., the company became a major international carrier before financial troubles forced its merger with Delta Air Lines, Inc. in 2008.

Black and white photograph of a train carrying first shipment of iron ore from the Kennedy Mine on the Cuyuna Iron Range, 1911.

Train carrying first ore shipment from the Cuyuna Range

Train carrying first shipment of iron ore from the Kennedy Mine on the Cuyuna Iron Range, 1911.

Black and white photograph of Charles Lindbergh in the living room of his restored boyhood home, 1971.

Charles Lindbergh in the living room of his restored boyhood home

Charles Lindbergh in the living room of his restored boyhood home, 1971.

Pages

Subscribe to RSS - Transportation