Each day we bring you one stunning little glimpse of history in the form of a historical photograph. Enjoy!
Sunday, April 26, 2009
This picture was taken in 1908, and shows the start of a balloon race in Berlin, Germany. Pictured is that American entry, the "Conqueror". I don't see any burners, so the balloons are probably lighter than air gas balloons. Gas balloons were popular earlier than hot air balloons.