Full of helium
The ill-fated Hindenburg on June 22, 1936, at Lakehurst, New Jersey, after a flight from Frankfurt.
Enjoying the view
The promenade of the hydrogen-filled German airship Hindenburg
Eyes in the sky
This photo from March 1936 shows the steering wheel of the hydrogen-filled German airship Hindenburg.
This photo, circa 1937, shows the dining room of the German hydrogen filled transatlantic airship Hindenburg.
Workers of the Zeppellin factory in Friedrichshafen in Germany.
Passengers aboard the Hindenburg on Aug. 11, 1936, during an Atlantic flight.
The Hindenburg on Aug. 9, 1936, as it was taken out of its hangar at Friedrichshafen before leaving for New York.
This photo from 1935 shows The Hindenburg under construction at Friedrichshafen.
Future of travel?
The first flight of the airship Hindenburg, LZ 129, on March 4, 1936. A round trip to New Jersey a few months later took just over four and a half days.