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Americas First Commercial Airfield and Lyman Gilmore Junior

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ISBN 10: 1425702953 / ISBN 13: 9781425702953
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Paperback. 74 pages. Dimensions: 8.7in. x 5.8in. x 0.5in.Today airports are bustling centers of activity. Busy travellers are heading to various destinations or arriving from faraway places. Jetliners taxi along airstrips, then drop off, or pick up thousands of passengers daily. Did you ever stop to think about where and how it all started A man named Lyman Gilmore Jr. played a part in the beginnings of commercial aviation. Mr. Gilmore lived in Northern California around the turn of the twentieth century. His foresight and imagination gave birth to our countrys first commercial airfield. Lyman Gilmore Jr. was also a miner and inventor. Read about the fact and folklore of this colorful air pioneer as you explore a part of aviations past. This item ships from multiple locations. Your book may arrive from Roseburg,OR, La Vergne,TN. Bookseller Inventory # 9781425702953

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Title: Americas First Commercial Airfield and Lyman...

Publisher: Xlibris, Corp.

Binding: Paperback

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Today airports are bustling centers of activity. Busy travellers are heading to various destinations or arriving from faraway places. Jetliners taxi along airstrips, then drop off, or pick up thousands of passengers daily. Did you ever stop to think about where and how it all started? A man named Lyman Gilmore Jr. played a part in the beginnings of commercial aviation. Mr. Gilmore lived in Northern California around the turn of the twentieth century. His foresight and imagination gave birth to our country's first commercial airfield. Lyman Gilmore Jr. was also a miner and inventor. Read about the fact and folklore of this colorful air pioneer as you explore a part of aviation's past.

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The author was born in a U.S. Air Force hospital and was fourteen years old when the school structure was built on Gilmore Field. Childhood memories include playing with siblings on Gilmore Field, hearing a lot about Lyman Gilmore Jr., and meeting some people who knew him.

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