Some Real Gassers

May 23, 1960
May 23, 1960

Table of Contents
May 23, 1960

Exercise Boys
Indians Again
Quinsigamond Miracle
Sa-Fra-Seeko Kid
Chris Dunphy
Harness Racing
Horse Racing
Tip From The Top
19th Hole: The Readers Take Over
Pat On The Back

Some Real Gassers

Looking like filmland surplus from Around the World in 80 Days, the balloons shown here were assembled for an international race in Rotterdam. While the distance to be covered (24 miles) was more modest than that of the movie balloon's, the race did have a Hollywood ending. Accepting the winner's trophy for the U.S. was a well-coveralled crew woman, Joan Fontaine, who had wanted to see Holland from the air in tulip time.

This is an article from the May 23, 1960 issue Original Layout