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Title In the Northwest, It's the Northwest Airways
Published Date 1929
Call# HE9803.N65 N67x 1991
Object Name Book
Author Northwest Airways, Inc.
Summary Originally published in 1929 by Northwest Airways. Reprinted in 1991, with the help and cooperation of Northwest Airlines, and given the cover title: A Million Miles without an Accident.

Consists mainly of large captioned black-and-white photographs from the 1920s of Northwest Airways' planes, airports, and cities served by Northwest at the time. Northwest Airways began operations on October 1, 1926, and by March 31, 1929, had flown one million passenger miles and never "injured a passenger, scratched a pilot, or washed out a ship."

Includes a page of photos and mini-biographies of key personnel: Charles W. (Speed) Holman, Operating Manager; Chadwick B. Smith, Chief Pilot; Walter Bullock, Senior Pilot; James B. La Mort, Chief Ship Mechanic; Andrew W. Hufford, Chief Motor Mechanic.
Physical Description 32 pp., chiefly illustrations ; 24 x 30 cm
People Holman, Charles Willis, 1898-1931
Search Terms Northwest Airlines
Northwest Airways
Ford 5-AT Tri-Motor
Fokker F-14
Hamilton Metalplane
Stinson SB-1 Detroiter
Laird LC-RJ Speedwing
Chicago, Il.--Airport--Midway (MDW)
Chicago, Il.
Minneapolis/St. Paul, Mn.--Airport (MSP)
Minneapolis, Mn.
St. Paul, Mn.
Madison, Wi.--Airport (MSN)
Madison, Wi.
Milwaukee, Wi.--Airport (MKE)
Milwaukee, Wi.
Midwest (U.S.)
Subjects Airline industry
Airline pilots
Mechanics, Aviation (Science)
Aerial photographs
Aerial views
Cities & towns
Lakes & ponds
Catalog Number 2009.36.3
Credit line Northwest Airlines