Roy's Postcards: 1983/11/05
The Spirit of St. Louis, suspend[ed] in air in the National Air & Space Museum is a memorable sight. I enjoyed it together with the history and memorabilia concerning that historic flight.
The Spirit of St. Louis, the Ryan monoplane in which Charles A. Lindbergh - in 1927 - made the first nonstop solo flight across the Atlantic from New York to Paris. Flying at an average speed of 122 mph, Lindbergh completed the flight in 33 hours, 30 minutes.
Photograph by Dane A. Penland
Good example of my dad using language that doesn't seem to fit the situation. As though every postcard were a speech he was giving.
See also: smithsonian
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