Historical Images of Porter County

Souvenir Balloonpost, Balloonfest
Valparaiso, Indiana

Date: 1971
Source Type: Postcard
Publisher, Printer, Photographer: Koppell of New Jersey (#123809)
Postmark: None
Collection: Steven R. Shook
Remark: Souvenir Balloonpost, Valparaiso University Balloonfest. This card was carried by balloon and mailed at the post office nearest the landing point. Pictured is the balloon NIMBUS SECUNDUS, piloted by Dodds Meddock. The balloon is 65' tall and 40' in diameter. Lift is generated in flight by propane burners.

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