Wien Alaska Airlines  Ford 5-AT-C  NC8419    (c/n  58)

                                        In 1936 the name of Northern Air Transport, Inc was changed to Wien Alaska Airlines.   The
                                        company owned a motley collection of rugged "bush" type aircraft at that time, one of which this
                                        Ford Tri-Motor.  It is the same machine as illustrated in the previous entry.  It is seen above in
                                        this image from the Museum of Alaska Transportation & Industry  (via Lars Opland).  NC8419
                                        was an ex-Northwest Airways machine which was sold to Star Airlines before passing to Northern
                                        Air Transport in the early 1930s.