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Portland, 1929

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1985-02-03a

This cover was posted in Portland and addressed to Worcester, Mass.  It was carried on an airmail flight on Contract Air Mail route 32 (CAM 32) between Seattle and Pasco by Varney Air Lines and the plane crashed near Portland soon after take off on 9th November and some of the mail burnt in the ensuing fire.  The cover was delivered in an ambulance envelope with the typed explanatory note from the post office.