PROFESSOR T.S.C. LOWE

BEFORE THE CIVIL WAR


Picture of Thaddeus Lowe at the time of his Trans-Atlantic ballooning attempts

Anne Read Collection

THE EARLY DAYS OF PROFESSOR T.S.C. LOWE

Courtship and Marriage - 1855

Lowe's Use of the Name of Caulincourt - 1858

Preparation for a Trans-Atlantic Voyage - 1859

Trans-Atlantic The City of New York Balloon With Pictures - 1859

Description of The City of New York Balloon and Life Boat - 1859

Speculation About the Flight of John La Mountain - 1859

Ballooning Competition Between Lowe and La Mountain - 1859

Preparation for a Trans-Atlantic Flight - 1859

Thaddeus Lowe Statement on Trans-Atlantic Flight - 1859

Waiting for Good Weather to Inflate Balloon - 1859

The Process of Inflating The City of New York Monster Balloon - 1859

Deflation of The City Of New York Due to High Winds - 1859

Thaddeus Lowe Public Postponement Statement - 1859

Illustration of the CITY OF NEW YORK Balloon - 1859

Consoling Letter from Percival to His Brother Thaddeus - November 23, 1859

Balloon Operations Shut Down Until Spring - 1859

Japanese Delegation in Philadelphia to see Professor Lowe's Balloon - 1860

  New York Times article on Japanese Ambassadors - 1860

Test Flight in Pioneer Balloon From Philadelphia to New Jersey - 1860

Life Boat for Trans-Atlantic Flight from Philadelphia - 1860

Advertisement for Next Balloon Ascension - 1860

Science Experiment Promoting Ballooning - 1860

Subscription Ticket for Trans-Atlantic Flight - 1860

Inflation of "Great Western" in Philadelphia - 1860

Initial Burst of "Great Western" Due to Wind Storm - 1860

Consoling Letter from Percival to His Brother Thaddeus - September 30, 1860

Final Burst of "Great Western" Due to Deterioration - 1860

Consoling Letter from Percival to His Brother Thaddeus - November 2, 1860

Letter from Prominent Philadelphia Citizens to Professor Joseph Henry - 1860

Letter from Professor Joseph Henry to Professor Thaddeus Lowe - 1861

Test Flight from Cincinnati, Ohio - 1861

 

INDEX PAGE

BEFORE THE WAR

CIVIL WAR YEARS

INVENTIONS AND INDUSTRY

NORRISTOWN PENNSYLVANIA YEARS

PASADENA CALIFORNIA YEARS

MOUNT LOWE RAILWAY

AFTER THE RAILWAY

LOWE FAMILY

BOOKS ABOUT LOWE

NEWSPAPER ARTICLES

EVENTS AND REUNIONS

ARTIFACTS AND HISTORY

ENCYCLOPEDIA BIOGRAPHY

ACCLAMATIONS AND AWARDS

LINKS TO OTHER THADDEUS LOWE WEBSITES