Terminus of the First Commercial Air Mail RouteOn April 6, 1926, Varney Air Lines pilot Leon Cuddeback, carrying one bag of mail, landed his tiny Curtis Swallow bi-plane at Elko, Nevada, completing the first scheduled air mail run in the United States.
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|Series||This marker is part of the Postal Mail and Philately series|
|Placed By||State of Nevada|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Tuesday, September 30th, 2014 at 10:38pm PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||11T E 602748 N 4520285|
|Decimal Degrees||40.82716667, -115.78146667|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 40° 49.63', W 115° 46.888'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||40° 49' 37.80" N, 115° 46' 53.28" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 899 Murray Way, Elko NV 89801, US|
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