DL man once gave record-setting taxi ride
When Swen Johanson picked up one of his regular customers, Mrs. E.A. Westman, on Aug. 22, 1946, it might have seemed like any of the other dozens of rides to and from home that Johanson had given her that summer -- until one looked at the amount of luggage being piled in the trunk.
Unlike Mrs. Westman's previous calls for her favorite cab driver, this trip was to be a bit longer than a quick jaunt into town from her home on Lake Sallie's Dakota Beach.
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