Submitted by Richard M. Barrett

Santo Department of Commerce, Texas, 1933 (above)
A communications station that collected and reported weather and messages.

 
Submitted by Richard M. Barrett

Newell Barrett, Santo, Texas, about 1933 (above)
Second man on a two man team for the Department of Commerce.  He became a CAA 
employee and later an FAA manager. Newell served from the bottom to the top of the 
Civil Service grades. He retired in 1953 as manager of the overseas communications 
station WEK in New Orleans, La., which employed 103 people.


Submitted by Richard M. Barrett

Newell Barrett, Santo, Texas (above) 1933-37
Newell is holding his son, Richard Barrett, the person who submitted these photos. 


Submitted by Richard M. Barrett

Santo, Texas Intermediate Airfield (above)
The Santo intermediate airfield was located here. It was a grass field then and still is. 
In the foreground is Turkey Peak where an airway beacon was located on its top.  Newell 
Barrett, in  the above photos serviced the beacon and changed the lamps as part of his job.

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