Collection Item Summary:
A 16 HP Pope Hartford car, left, and a 35 HP Berkshire car, at the landing of the Aero Club of America's Centaur balloon, Woodford, Vermont, October 22, 1906. The partially deflated balloon and its basket are visible to the right of the car. The Pope Hartford car was manufactured by the Pittsfield Garage Co. Its driver was William Archibald and was accompanied by Ralph Butler and D. J. Haylon. The Berkshire car was driven by Floyd Knight and Charles A. Daniels; The Centaur's crew was Charles T. Walsh (pilot), Major Samuel Reber and Captain Charles de Forest Chandler.