Tonga, Tin-can Island, (where local swimmers were used to carry the mail
from shore to ship and visa-versa, in tin cans!).
I joined the march, dragooned by then Mail Editor Ian Dowell into helping carry the Mail
's Don't Let Rover Die banner.
The men who carry the mail
in heavily armed convoys--Americans, Bosnians, Afghans, Fijians--call themselves the Pony Express, in homage to the short-lived mail service that connected California with Missouri before the Civil War.
For Frye and T&WA, when it became evident that the Army pilots were not equipped to fly the mail, the contracts were restored through competitive bidding thus allowing the airlines to once again carry the mail
with greater efficiency and safety thus beginning their recovery of lost revenues.
The process is called 'downstream access' which means that private mail companies have access to any point in the Royal Mail delivery network which will yield a profit after which they will leave the poor old postman to carry the mail
to your door.
In Halifax, Samuel Cunard landed a contract to carry the mail
to Liverpool and founded a great transatlantic shipping line.
Bowman allows Larabee to ride in the mail truck and carry the mail
. There's only one thing that Larabee yearns for--to get receive a letter himself!
"But I'm glad I don't have to carry the mail
over there every day."
Early on, stagecoaches were used to carry the mail
from town to town.
Burleson and his deputy, Otto Praeger, believed that aircraft could carry the mail
back and forth across the country in a fraction of the time it took to move by train or truck--a tremendous boon for business and the American economy in general.
they went to the front, leaving others to carry the mail
and those dreaded telegrams, back in Blighty.
Before there were cars, trucks, or railroads, mail carriers sometimes used mules to carry the mail
. There's one place in the United States where the mail is still delivered that way.
It's like the Post Office hiring Federal Express to carry the mail
: It's not supposed to happen.
Contracts to carry the mail
were secured by submitting bids to the post office department in Washington.
Rogue River Mail Boats have been carrying letters and freight to isolated upstream settlements since 1895; they still carry the mail
, but today's 30- to 60-passenger hydro-jets operate mainly as tour boats through the scenic lower canyon.