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'The Comet' Airship
'The Comet' Airship
Resource Typeimage
Title'The Comet' Airship
Coverage / Year1905
DescriptionThe 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.
InterpretationCaptain Yager was from Omaha, Nebraska. He worked with the Baydorfer brothers to create the first airship, the Comet.
Lesson Plans / ThemesHow we learn about communities; Communities and Geography; American Communities in History
Learning Standards16 History;
Author or CreatorMcLean County Historical Society, Bloomington, Ill.
Other ContributorsMunson, Don, 1941-
Wyckoff, Martin A., 1950-
Koos, Greg, 1949-
Source'The Illustrated History of McLean County', pp. 284
Subject / KeywordsMcLean County, Illinois; Transportation; Aircraft; Airships;
Collection PublisherMcLean County Museum of History
Further InformationFor any further information related to this record, please contact the Collection Publisher. See for more information about this project.
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Resource Identifiermch0092
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