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Packing 101 at the NWAHC

Packing 101 at the NWAHC

“You have a shocking diversity of materials!”  Erin Anderson, Museology Museum Services. A stalwart group of volunteers learned the ins and outs of packing museum materials at the NWAHC last Saturday.  Led by two very knowledgeable people, Erin Anderson of Museology Museum Services and Kurt Sprinkle, Mayflower Moving Co., we learned such things as the […]

NWA History Centre's New Location!

NWA History Centre’s New Location!

During the first 13 years of its existence, the NWA History Centre was comfortably housed in the Wings Financial building at 8101 34th Avenue South, Bloomington, Minn.55425, minutes from MSP airport on the Light Rail line. Wings moved its operation to another location and elected to put the building on the market. A sale occurred, […]

Northwest Airlines History Now Online.

Northwest Airlines History Now Online.

At Last:  You may now view Northwest Airlines History online at http://bit.ly/TPTLTC4 Or copy and paste in your browser. You can also watch this program on your Apple TV, Roku, Xbox, Amazon Kindle and Amazon Fire, and on most mobile devices. The Northwest section begins at the 6:35 mark, and runs for 13 minutes. See […]

Recommended Reading :  Food in the Air and Space, The Surprising History of Food and Drink in the Skies - by Richard Foss

Recommended Reading : Food in the Air and Space, The Surprising History of Food and Drink in the Skies – by Richard Foss

Whether you are an air and space historian or are simply inquisitive about how things evolve, you’ll find this book both entertaining and a good resource. Who knew that the first champagne toast aloft was drunk in a balloon basket in 1783 with the bottle and glasses summarily discarded by tossing them over the side? […]