Livermore, California: Monument to a Futuristic Airship

In 1904, near Livermore, Charles Tolliver built a 250-foot-long Zeppelin with propellers on both ends. A small, rusting, wire-frame monument of the airship pays tribute to the idea, which failed to fly.

Livermore Municipal Airport

Address:
Terminal Circle, Livermore, CA
Directions:
At Livermore Municipal Airport. I-580 exit onto Airway Blvd, drive south and take the second right onto Terminal Circle. The monument will be on the left, in front of the Dan Lee Air Terminal.
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Airship replica.

Monument to a Futuristic Airship

Incredibly small and disappointing.

[Lucas Thompson, 07/29/2010]

This was a Mobile "Research" target, and the story behind it suggested something more worthy, perhaps, than the reality of the tiny monument at Livermore Municipal Airport. In 1904, inventor Charles Tolliver built a 250-foot-long zeppelin with propellers on both ends. It failed to get off the ground.

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