"After the war"
list of files




1.  The Star Theatre....................................................................+++


2.  A Key to Gander history..........................................................+++

3.  Early post-war history - a Collier's article..................................+++

4. 
Gander - The World’s Richest Airport.......................................+++

5.  First Gander civilians
in an airplane accident............................+++

6.  From unifrom to suit: Gander becomes "civilized".....................+++

7.  The "first" new terminal -
the official opening.............................+++

8.  The Queen's "visit" 1953..........................................................+++

9.  Postcards of the Gander terminal 40s and 50s..........................+++

10. So who remembers the "Nobbly Boot"?....................................+++

11.
Pan American first flights outbound from Gander......................+++

12.
Pan American first flights inbound to Gander............................+++

13. American Airlines first flights to and from Gander.....................+++

14.
Old Gander Airport in the movies.............................................+++

15.
Mother Goose goes to Gander - Shell sends books..................+++

16. Gander boarding pass - Pan American.....................................+++

17. Walrus spotted on the shores of Gander Lake..........................+++

18. BOAC employee gives Gander a five-month trial!.....................+++

19. September 911 in Gander  - 1952.............................................+++

20. Alaskan aircraft in Gander - how to get things wrong!................+++

21. Ground Controlled Approach in early Gander  -
      A very serious game of hide-and-go-seek;
     - The general organization..........................................................+++
     - The operations, the equipment, the people...............................+++

22. Maureen O’Hara and the Gander Connection............................+++

23. The first Gander newspaper  - « The Gander Traveller »...........+++


24.
A non-stop trans-Atlantic passenger flight in 1947? 
      Unbelievable, but true.................................................................+++


25. A Gander article on the SAS Scandinavian Traveler
https://scandinaviantraveler.com/en/aviation/gander-airport-gateway-to-america

26. Gander in 1946............................................................................+++

27. When Gander was news -“The Aeroplane “ magazine 1949......+++


28.  
Who refuelled which airplanes in “Old Gander” ?.......................+++

29. Gander terminal 1953..................................................................+++

30.
An unremarkable pick-up truck....................................................+++

31.
A Helping Hand from the RAF Welfare Fund...............................+++

32. A book report - 9/11 story for the younger set.............................+++

33. Recycling in "Old Gander"...........................................................+++

34.
Gander's Ground Observer Corps...............................................+++

35.
EC-121 accident in Gander - Lots of lucky people.......................+++

36.
When an aircraft near Nfld ran into trouble, it headed for the
      safety of the runways of Gander Airport - or did it?......................+++

37.
A rare visit to Gander – Swedish Air Lines.........................+++

38.The race Gander - New York..............................................+++

39. The transition from war to peace 1945..............................+++

40.
A  "Tourist Guide" to pre-Confederation Gander..........................+++




 

An unremarkable pick-up truck - but so very important

to ramp operations in Old Gander