Crash of the Wingfoot Express

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The wreckage of the Goodyear Airship Wingfoot Express falling onto a bank building in Chicago, Illinois, July 21, 1919, people and cars can be seen in the foreground. The photograph is signed, "To B.E. Walls, From First Catterpillar [sic] Club Member, July 21, 1919, Henry Wacker", Wacker's parachute can be seen below the falling wreckage.

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