https://cdm16631.contentdm.oclc.org/digital/collection/charm/id/13509 This photo was found in the collection of Mississippi State University. It was taken in August, 1926. Another photo showing a group of men posed around one of the planes is also in the collection: https://cdm16631.contentdm.oclc.org/digital/collection/charm/id/13510 And an aerial view of the field: https://cdm16631.contentdm.oclc.org/digital/collection/charm/id/13928 There are several other views in the same collection. Just … Continue reading Smoot Field
Delta Airline ad in a 1935 Monroe Newspaper Very few outside Monroe know that Delta got it's start right here. As a matter of fact, I was slightly annoyed when I few Delta last month and as I was arriving in Atlanta there were big signs touting that Atlanta was the home of Delta Airlines. … Continue reading Delta Airline Ad
The above photo shows the Delta Airline terminal at Selman Field/Monroe airport. Not many know that Delta got it's start as a crop dusting service right here in Monroe!