Transport: Luftschiff to Lakehurst

This week 50 excited people trooped into the little German town of Friedrichshafen. Explorer Sir George Hubert Wilkins, European News Manager Webb Miller of United Press, Lady Drummond-Hay, Newshawk Karl von Wiegand, Poloist Elbridge Gerry, many another notable had each plunked down $500 for the privilege of making the first trip on the first regular air-service across the North Atlantic. With free baggage weight limited to a meagre 40 lb., they waited eagerly to board the Hindenburg, Germany's newest and largest dirigible, scheduled for a threeday, non-stop voyage to Lakehurst, N....

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