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Charles Hamilton's remarvable 'cross-country' flight...

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June 25, 1910

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, June 25, 1910 

* Aviator Charles K. Hamilton
* "crazy man of the air"

In an age when the railroad was transportation king, and the airplane was the next great transportation adventure, the front page could not be better. The full pg. is taken up with a print captioned: "Hamilton's biplane traveling above & beside the locomotive of the special train during his flight from New York to Philadelphia and return on June 13th. "The Latest Form of Racing."
Charles Hamilton was a notable daredevil flyer at the time. The event featured in this issue is mentioned in Wikipedia. Inside has 3 more photos and text headed: "Hamilton's Round-Trip Aeroplane Flight from New York to Philadelphia--A Remarkable Cross-Country Flight"
Twenty pages, a bit irregular at the spine, nice condition.

Category: The 20th Century