Friday, June 15, 2007

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It was the Goodyear's Blimp hovering in downtown Cleveland, exactly in Q Arena to cover NBA Final from sky. Blimp is tiny version of Zeppelin. In United States only have 3 blimps that operate. The Spirit of Goodyear, based in Akron, Ohio; the Spirit of America, based in Carson, California; and the Spirit of Innovation, in Pompano Beach, Florida. This tradition of Blimp in Ohio started in 1925 when Goodyear built its first helium-filled public relations airship, the Pilgrim.


Blogger Sally said...

Airships are fascinating - would love to go up in one.

Thanks for visiting my blog! Happy weekend.

June 15, 2007 at 2:02 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

You managed to get a good photo of it.

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Today you will get to see the baby raccoons...
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June 15, 2007 at 5:49 AM  
Blogger Tara said...

Great grab!

I remember, years ago, when one of the blimps visited Baton Rouge - it was the highlight of the week!

June 15, 2007 at 10:52 PM  

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