Title:Morrell airship crash, Berkeley, Calif
Date:May 23, 1908 (issued)
Morrell, John A -- Pictorial works
Airships -- California -- Berkeley -- Photographs
Airships -- Accidents -- Photographs -- 1908
Aeronautics -- California -- Berkeley -- Photographs
Title supplied by cataloger.
Snapshot views of the inflation, launch, brief flight, and crash of the 450 foot long balloon called the Morrell airship.
Manuscript captions on album pages.
Invented by John A. Morrell, the cylindrical airship was fitted with six gasoline engines. It carried 15 passengers at the
time of its crash, May 23, 1908.
4 album leaves (17 photographic prints) : b&w ; leaves 29 x 36 cm.
BANC PIC 2001.051--AX