Item title reads: " All altitude records broken. Capt. H.C Gray attains height of 8 miles - 2,000ft. higher than previous record."
Belleville, United States of America (USA).
A large balloon is seen emerging from a vast hangar, guided on ropes by a team of men, who are spread out to...
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