Gene Autry Seeks Airport Retention At Yucca Valley

Cowboys film after Gene Autry abandonment his horse and guitar for the typewriter to dash off a request to the board of supervisors for retention of airport facilities at Yucca Valley.

He said his movie company has, in the past two years, may 75 films in the Pioneertown area and has flown in the cast for each trip on location.

In the middle now is a proposal to set up an airport district for that you got to valley port. It’s presence private operator has declared he cannot continue to run facility at a profit.

Dec. 5, 1951 - The San Bernardino County Sun