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Goodyear blimp VOLUNTEER is seen stopping at Ross Field Balloon School in 1929. Five automobiles are seen parked and interested spectators are standing nearby. The two large hangars at the extreme west portion of the Balloon School land are seen in background.

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Date
1929

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Date
1929
Subjects
Balloon School
Aeronautics
Physical Description
8x10 b&w
ID
862
Collection
Photographs
Images
Less detail

Two photographs mounted with one sign on each side. Top photo shows 6 balloons with officers at Ross Field. Sign on left reads:"U.S. Army Balloon School, Arcadia, California". Sign on right reads "Established June 11, 1918."

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Date
unknown

  1 image

Date
unknown
Subjects
Balloon School
Physical Description
8x10 b&w
ID
1275
Collection
Photographs
Images
Less detail

Apparently a visitors' time at Ross Field Balloon School. Photo shows balloon aloft with basket suspended. Many people in photo. Closest to camera is left to right: man, boy, and four women. Eucalyptus trees all across background.

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Date
c.1917-1918

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Date
c.1917-1918
Subjects
Balloon School
Physical Description
3x5 b&w
ID
176
Collection
Photographs
Images
Less detail

Only photo in Library Collection showing Free balloon training at Ross Field (all other are fixed). Balloon is some distance off the ground and displays an American flag on the right side.

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Date
1918

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Date
1918
Subjects
Balloon School
Physical Description
7x8 b&w
ID
1154
Collection
Photographs
Images
Less detail

Apparently another view taken on visitors' day at Ross Field (as in photo #176). In this photo, balloon is on the ground with basket. Military truck shows on right side of photo with a sign marked "4" in front of truck. Group of people on left; small girl in checkered blouse is closest figure.

https://arcadiahistory.andornot.com/en/permalink/photographs178
Date
c.1917-1918

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Date
c.1917-1918
Subjects
Balloon School
Physical Description
3x5 b&w
ID
177
Collection
Photographs
Images
Less detail

Aerial view toward the east taken from about over present Club House at Santa Anita Park Race Track. The main street running North/South is Santa Anita Avenue. View shows the oval of Elias J. "Lucky" Baldwin's race track in what is currently Arcadia County Park. The buildings would be barracks of Ross Field U.S. Army Balloon School. Duarte Road can be seen coming into photo at right edge of photo near intersection with Santa Anita Avenue. The broad street along left side would be Huntington Drive. Railroad tracks can be seen in lower left corner.

https://arcadiahistory.andornot.com/en/permalink/photographs635
Date
November 1929

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Date
November 1929
Subjects
Aerial Photo Collection
Aerial views
Balloon School
Huntington Drive
Race tracks
Railroads
Santa Anita Avenue
Physical Description
6x10 b&w
ID
631
Collection
Photographs
Images
Less detail

View northeast over Pacific Electric Railroad. Ross Field Balloon School occupies portion on right side of photo over to the railroad tracks. The street marking its northern boundary would be Huntington Drive. The large rectangle just north of this street was Rancho Resevoir, converted into a swimming pool. The principal street marking east boundary of Balloon School property running north to south across this photo about at middle, is Santa Anita Avenue.

https://arcadiahistory.andornot.com/en/permalink/photographs634
Date
November, 1929

  1 image

Date
November, 1929
Subjects
Aerial Photo Collection
Aerial views
Balloon School
Pacific Electric Railway
Railroads
Ross Field
Physical Description
8x10 b&w
ID
630
Collection
Photographs
Images
Less detail

Looking east over barracks and main building at Ross Field. Tree-lined street cutting across photo at far side of field is Santa Anita Avenue. The oval of the race track built by E.J."Lucky" Baldwin and which opened in 1907 can clearly be seen on right. Broad E/W street seen on far left is Huntington Drive.

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Date
c.1928

  1 image

Date
c.1928
Subjects
Aerial Photo Collection
Aerial views
Balloon School
Santa Anita Avenue
Physical Description
8x10 b&w
ID
861
Collection
Photographs
Images
Less detail

Original description, "Balloon about 30 feet off ground. Balloon has round target-like mark on its side. Under balloon is truck with winch and many men participating in restraining it. Overcast day." Revised description 9/7/2017 by Mark Rosenblum, a local Balloon School historian, identifies it as Rockwell Field in San Diego. It is not Arcadia, but he said the men from the Balloon School at Ross Field in Arcadia, went to San Diego to join in on a public display of the balloons.

https://arcadiahistory.andornot.com/en/permalink/photographs168
Date
c.1917-1918

  1 image

Date
c.1917-1918
Subjects
Balloon School
Physical Description
3x5 b&w
ID
167
Collection
Photographs
Images
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Photo shows hangar and large gas tank believed to be on grounds of Ross Field Balloon School. Low buildings show on left and right of hangar.

https://arcadiahistory.andornot.com/en/permalink/photographs172
Date
c.1917-1918

  1 image

Date
c.1917-1918
Subjects
Balloon School
Physical Description
3x5 b&w
ID
171
Collection
Photographs
Images
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United States Army C-2 Balloon at Ross Field, Arcadia. This was more recent design than the large, floppy ones seen in many of the photos.

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Date
c.1920 or 1921

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Date
c.1920 or 1921
Subjects
Balloon School
Ross Field see Balloon School
Physical Description
3x5 b&w
ID
158
Collection
Photographs
Images
Less detail

Military vehicle, probably used to hoist and pull down the observation balloons used at Ross Field. Two men stand at the back, one with his arm raised as a signal. The San Gabriel Mountains can be seen VERY faintly in background. Buildings at the Balloon School can be seen on either side of the truck.

https://arcadiahistory.andornot.com/en/permalink/photographs1055
Date
c.1918

  1 image

Date
c.1918
Subjects
Balloon School
Physical Description
8x10 b&w
ID
1047
Collection
Photographs
Images
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Balloon being restrained by about 11 men. An American flag is being raised or lowered from balloon. An automobile is in foreground. One of military winch trucks is on left side of photo.

https://arcadiahistory.andornot.com/en/permalink/photographs167
Date
c.1917-1918

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Date
c.1917-1918
Subjects
Balloon School
Physical Description
3x5 b&w
ID
166
Collection
Photographs
Images
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Officers from Ross Field gathered around (and in) basket of balloon which landed on Baldwin Avenue.

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Date
unknown

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Date
unknown
Subjects
Balloon School
Physical Description
8x10 b&w
ID
1273
Collection
Photographs
Images
Less detail

One balloon is secured on left side of photo with approximately 14 men near it. Two men are to the right of this group and are folding what appears to be a large canvas. Three buildings in photo, part of a truck shows to extreme right.

https://arcadiahistory.andornot.com/en/permalink/photographs166
Date
c.1917-1918

  1 image

Date
c.1917-1918
Subjects
Balloon School
Physical Description
3x5 b&w
ID
165
Collection
Photographs
Images
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View of main Ross Field post headquarters buildings. There are 2 men walking at extreme left of photo. There is a flagpole at left side of photo. There is a car parked in front of post headquarters building.

https://arcadiahistory.andornot.com/en/permalink/photographs226
Date
c.1918

  1 image

Date
c.1918
Subjects
Balloon School
Physical Description
7x10 b&w
ID
224
Collection
Photographs
Images
Less detail

Series of seven small photos of Ross Field. Photos are numbered as follows: a. Part of a building on left with San Gabriel Mountains very prominent in background; b. two balloons on the ground; c. airplane landing on what looks like an airstrip (barely visible): d. Balloon a few feet off ground in the distance; e. Man in uniform climbing the side of a mountain; f. Building; g. Balloon a few feet above the ground with many people standing on the ground looking toward it.

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Date
c.1917-1918

  1 image

Date
c.1917-1918
Subjects
Balloon School
Physical Description
seven photos, mostly 2x3 and 2.5x4
ID
1363A
Collection
Photographs
Images
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Series of seven small photos of Ross Field. Photos are numbered as follows: a. Part of a building on left with San Gabriel Mountains very prominent in background; b. two balloons on the ground; c. airplane landing on what looks like an airstrip (barely visible): d. Balloon a few feet off ground in the distance; e. Man in uniform climbing the side of a mountain; f. Building; g. Balloon a few feet above the ground with many people standing on the ground looking toward it.

https://arcadiahistory.andornot.com/en/permalink/photographs2299
Date
c.1917-1918

  1 image

Date
c.1917-1918
Subjects
Balloon School
Physical Description
seven photos, mostly 2x3 and 2.5x4
ID
1363B
Collection
Photographs
Images
Less detail

Series of seven small photos of Ross Field. Photos are numbered as follows: a. Part of a building on left with San Gabriel Mountains very prominent in background; b. two balloons on the ground; c. airplane landing on what looks like an airstrip (barely visible): d. Balloon a few feet off ground in the distance; e. Man in uniform climbing the side of a mountain; f. Building; g. Balloon a few feet above the ground with many people standing on the ground looking toward it.

https://arcadiahistory.andornot.com/en/permalink/photographs2300
Date
c.1917-1918

  1 image

Date
c.1917-1918
Subjects
Balloon School
Physical Description
seven photos, mostly 2x3 and 2.5x4
ID
1363C
Collection
Photographs
Images
Less detail

Series of seven small photos of Ross Field. Photos are numbered as follows: a. Part of a building on left with San Gabriel Mountains very prominent in background; b. two balloons on the ground; c. airplane landing on what looks like an airstrip (barely visible): d. Balloon a few feet off ground in the distance; e. Man in uniform climbing the side of a mountain; f. Building; g. Balloon a few feet above the ground with many people standing on the ground looking toward it.

https://arcadiahistory.andornot.com/en/permalink/photographs2301
Date
c.1917-1918

  1 image

Date
c.1917-1918
Subjects
Balloon School
Physical Description
seven photos, mostly 2x3 and 2.5x4
ID
1363D
Collection
Photographs
Images
Less detail

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