The Comet' Airship
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The photos shows the dirigible "The Comet" on top of the Klemm building. It was piloted by Captain George Yager. It was the first controllable aircraft to appear in McLean County. Captain Yager was from Omaha, Nebraska. He worked with the Baydorfer brothers to create the first airship, the Comet. How we learn about communities; Communities and Geography; American Communities in History 16 History
|McLean County Historical Society, Bloomington, Ill|
|University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign|
|University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, University Library|
|McLean County, Illinois|
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