Robert (Bob) Dale Byers was an Alaska Bush pilot for 17 years. In one of his short stories, he talks about Alfred Ghezzi/Alaska Freight Lines and the Distant Early Warning Line resupply mission for the United States government. The Table of Contents is posted below. Much of the content about an Alaska Freight Lines plane going down with Forest Wright and Andy Warwick were sourced from Bob’s book. He only printed a little more than a hundred copies. Bob past away in Des Moines, WA on February 17, 2012.
In the spring of 1956, the Sno-Freighter was on it's last DEW Line resupply mission. The Sno-Freighter did not travel…Continue Reading
The Distant Early Warning (DEW) Line was a line of radar stations spanning from Alaska, Canada, and parts of Greenland.…Continue Reading
Robert (Bob) Growden was an Alaskan trucking pioneer. He would drive in conditions that other men would not. Bob had…Continue Reading