Airship Hangar at Scott Field

Airship Hangar at Scott Field Belleville Illinois


Stock #: 312211
Type: Postcard
Era: White Border
City: Belleville
State: Illinois (IL)
County: St. Clair
Publisher: E. C. Kropp Co.
Size: 3.5" x 5.5" (9 x 14 cm)

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Showing US Army Airship "Shenandoah," formerly the ZR-1. The airship hangar at Scott Field is 910 ft. long, 200 ft. wide, and 185 ft. high, and is one of the largest structures of its kind in the world. An army of 100,000 men could stand within the hangar proper. The building covers 5 acres and cost $1,500,000. Scott Field comprises 619 acres and is the largest airship port in America