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AIRMAIL CREATES AN INDUSTRY: NY - Chicago

View from above the Allegany Mountains
The Allegany Mountains were a rough stretch for the early airmail pilots to cross. The changing and harsh weather earned this part of the route the nicknames "Hell's Stretch" and "Pilots' Graveyard."
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