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