File ID f091p0012
DescriptionAttractions at the 1904 St. Louis World's Fair included both airships and balloons. In this photograph, the hydrogen-filled airship California Arrow, piloted by Roy Knabenshue, is just getting under way. Unlike balloons, airships could be steered, and after flights around the Fair Grounds, returned and landed at the Aeronautics concourse.
SourcePhotograph, mounted on white paper, 7.53" by 5.58"
SubjectSaint Louis (Mo.)--Pictorial Works
SubjectLouisiana Purchase Exposition (1904:Saint Louis, Mo.)
TitleThe California Arrow at the 1904 St. Louis World's Fair

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