United States airship Akron being built in Akron, Ohio as men work on its various parts.
Akron Ohio USA Date:1931, June Duration:5 min 40 sec Sound:NO SOUND
Construction of United States airship Akron. Motor compartments in the airship. Crew's bunk room under construction inside Akron. One out of the eight engines being installed by men. Men work on fuel tanks, condensers and propeller shaft A covered fin is lifted in a sling. Three vertical fins being installed. Men coat the outer cover with silver. Interiors of the control room with control panel. Thousands of steel bottles filled with helium piled up. Helium being taken away with hose for storage in underground tanks. Mobile mooring mast and mooring cone. Mooring cap on nose of Akron airship.
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