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Writer thinks Streeval Field reverted to cornfield after Luther Collins established LuDot Airport. Governor (maybe he was candidate) made stop at the Christine air strip
By Larry Walker
I can recall going to Streeval Field to air shows when I was a kid in the late 1950's.
I remember Bert Combs landing there either when he was running for Governor or maybe after he was elected (1959).
I recall the shirt tails of people who solo'd there hanging on the wall in the waiting room area of the hanger building.
I think Vaughn Burton was a young flyer there at that time.
The field reverted back to a corn field after Luther Collins built LuDot airport in Columbia in the early 1960's.
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