LTA, Balloons, USA, Aero Club of America, Centaur-Orient Balloon Race, 1906; Chandler, Charles de Forest; Reber, Samuel; Walsh, Charles T.. [photograph]

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Collection Item Summary:

The Centaur balloon, owned by the Aero Club of America, prior to launch in a race with the Orient balloon, Pittsfield, Massachusetts, October 22, 1906. Centaur's crew stands by the balloon basket - from the left, Capt. Charles de Forest Chandler, Major Samuel Reber, and pilot Charles T. Walsh.

Collection Item Long Description:

Topic

  • Aeronautical sports
  • Balloon racing
  • Aeronautics
  • Balloons

Data Source

National Air and Space Museum Archives

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photographer

Unknown

Subject

  • Chandler, Charles de Forest
  • Reber, Samuel
  • Walsh, Charles T

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Date

10/22/1906

Repository Loc.

National Air and Space Museum, Archives Division, MRC 322, Washington, DC, 20560

Type

Photographs

Local number

NASM-9A08692

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