Tuesday, March 4, 2008

The Blimp Travel Era

Camp de Meucon. Balloon ascending.
France, circa 1918.
Air Service Photographic Section

Before the tragic explosion of the Hindenberg, Dirigible travel was poised to become a common mode, but safety concerns and other issues overwhelmed the Blimp business.

The Empire State Building's spire was originally designed for docking of Dirigibles!

1 comment:

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