|These are some huge doors! The base of the doors are attached to giant cement counterweights to off set the weight and keep them centered on two railroad tracks that run under the structure!|
|A 1936 arrival almost a year to the day before the fateful crash...|
|Hangar 1 is shown here at the left. This enormous building was finished during the summer of 1921. Imagine all of the rafters, supports, beams etc analyzed by hand or slide-rule. Then built by shear courage...|
|The only time the Hindenburg was in the Lakehurst hangar - 1936.|
|This is the marker commemorating where the ship's gondola came to rest.|
|Oops, sorry about the wing tips!|
and this uber cool movie- Around the World in a Zeppelin (1929) ...
AML, N and J!