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Balloon Landing Field, 1922

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Summary:
Photo taken circa 1922 of the balloon landing field at NAS Pensacola looking southwest. This photo was taken before land-based aircraft training was added to the base. Two blimps are visible in the photo, one at the left through the open door of the dirigible hangar and the other on the field towards the center right. Personnel can be seen gathered around the balloon on the field.
Title: Balloon Landing Field, 1922.
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Name(s): U.S. Navy, Photographer
Type of Resource: still image
Genre: Photograph
Issuance: single unit
Date Created: 1922
Publisher: West Florida History Center, UWF Libraries, digitized from materials loaned by the National Naval Aviation Museum
Place of Publication: Pensacola, Florida
Extent: 1 photograph, front
Language(s): Eng
Summary: Photo taken circa 1922 of the balloon landing field at NAS Pensacola looking southwest. This photo was taken before land-based aircraft training was added to the base. Two blimps are visible in the photo, one at the left through the open door of the dirigible hangar and the other on the field towards the center right. Personnel can be seen gathered around the balloon on the field.
Identifier: uwfnam_NAS_1921-1922_circa1922_balloonlandingfield(2) (IID)
Note(s): A Project of the Gulf Coast Maritime Digital Portal Project
Subject(s): Architecture -- Aviation History -- Naval History -- Military History -- Technology -- Gulf Coast -- Pensacola, Florida -- 1920's -- Early 20th Century
Held by: University of West Florida Archives
Held by: National Naval Aviation Museum
Persistent Link to This Record: http://purl.flvc.org/uwf/fd/uwfnam_NAS_1921-1922_circa1922_balloonlandingfield(2)
Use and Reproduction: http://rightsstatements.org/vocab/InC-EDU/1.0/
Host Institution: UWF