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Piedmont leaving, postcards coming

The postcards exhibit that was up over the summer in the North Carolina Collection will be back in the coming weeks. Since the beginning of October, there has been a display up for Piedmont Airlines. Piedmont was a Winston-Salem-based airline that started in 1948 and was absorbed into USAir in 1989. The exhibit includes interesting… Continue reading Piedmont leaving, postcards coming

Genealogy, Local History

Photoshop magic…

On June 22, 1930, the Winston-Salem Journal published a special section on local aviation, pointing out that the Twin City was one of the leading places in the South in this exciting new field. The article highlighted the three year old Miller Field (later Smith Reynolds Airport), which had been built specifically for the visit… Continue reading Photoshop magic…