Frank Neuhaus forced to layover due to huge snow drifts; cannot make his mail route today.

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Frank Neuhaus forced to layover due to huge snow drifts;  cannot make his mail route today. - satig the gur ile aisle - av vt in who Mis a de...
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  1. Fort Wayne Daily News,
  2. 05 Feb 1902, Wed,
  3. Page 5

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  • Frank Neuhaus forced to layover due to huge snow drifts; cannot make his mail route today.

    gensico – 27 Jun 2013

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