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John Louck’s Tri-Motor was photographed on turf runway at Monmouth Municipal Airport in 1961. Photo courtesy of Lee Schaeffer.

Monmouth’s ‘Tin Goose’ carried torpedos, mules, memories

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Recent photos of the Tin Goose in flight and it renovated cabin were shot by aviation photographer Philip Makanna.
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John Louck’s headstone in Oquawka Cemetery

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Editor and historian for Monmouth College. Avid researcher of western Illinois history for 40 years. FB and Twitter. jrankin@monmouthcollege.edu

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