PROFESSOR THADDEUS LOWE

NEWSPAPER ARTICLES

Los Angeles Times (Lance S. Ferm collection)

September 10, 1859 - Preparations for a Trans-Atlantic Voyage

September 24, 1859 - Description of the City of New York Balloon With Pictures

September 24, 1859 - Description of The City of New York Balloon and Life Boat

October 3, 1859 - Speculation About the Flight of John La Mountain

October 12, 1859 - Description of Balloon Mechanical Power Mechanism

October 13, 1859 - The Construction of the "City of New York" Balloon in New York

October 25, 1859 - The Preparation of the "City of New York" Balloon in New York

October 31, 1859 - Thaddeus Lowe Statement on Trans-Atlantic Flight

November 1, 1859 - Waiting for Good Weather to Inflate Balloon

November 3, 1859 - The Process of Inflating The City of New York Monster Balloon

November 12, 1859 - Deflation of The City Of New York Due to High Winds

November 19, 1859 - Illustration of the CITY OF NEW YORK Balloon

November 19, 1859 - Thaddeus Lowe Public Postponement Statement

November 26, 1859 - Balloon Operations Shut Down Until Spring

June 15, 1860 - Entertainment of Japanese Ambassadors in Philadelphia

July 7, 1860 - Test Flight in Pioneer Balloon From Philadelphia to New Jersey

July 7, 1860 - Advertisement for Next Balloon Ascension

September 9, 1860 - Inflation of the "Great Western" Balloon in Philadelphia

September 10, 1860 - Initial Burst of "Great Western" Balloon Due to Wind Storm

October 1, 1860 - Final Burst of "Great Western" Balloon Due to Deterioration

June 26, 1861 - Initial Ascensions of the Civil War

June 27, 1861 - Initial Ascensions of the Civil War

July 2, 1861 - Lowe Establishes Balloon Operations at Fort Monroe

August 30, 1861 - Balloon Ascension Near Arlington House

September 5, 1861 - Balloon Ascension With Generals McDowell and Porter

September 9, 1861 - Balloon Ascension With General McClellan

November 16, 1861 - Construction of War Balloons in Philadelphia

December 8, 1861 - Different Methods of Balloon Observation

December 14, 1861 - Letter From Professor Henry to Professor Lowe

April 28, 1862 - Rebel Cannonading the Balloon to no Effect

May 3, 1862 - Professor Lowe at Fort Monroe

May 23, 1862 - Balloon Ascension With General Stoneman at Gains Mills

May 24, 1862 - Reconnaissance of Richmond Defenses

May 28, 1862 - Directing Artillery Fire From the Air

June 2, 1862 - The Battle of Fair Oaks

June 7, 1862 - The Battle of Fair Oaks Miscellaneous

June 14, 1862 - Directing Artillery Fire From the Balloon Summary

July 28, 1862 - Balloon Importance in Military Science

April 21, 1863 - Newspaper Degradation of Balloon Corps

May 30, 1863 - Bombardment of the Balloon Corps Camp

January 25, 1865 - Balloon poem written in the air above Philadelphia

August 21, 1865 - New York City Central Park Balloon Attraction

September 5, 1865 - Free Flight From Central Park

September 14, 1865 - Daily Balloon Ascension Enterprise

September 17, 1865 - Hourly Ascensions and Free Flight From Central Park

September 30, 1865 - Summary of Balloon Operations at Central Park

October 1, 1865 - Aeronautic Gymnastic Show at Central Park

October 14, 1865 - Entertaining Crowds at the Fair

October 20, 1865 - Building a Wedding Car for Sky Marriage

October 29, 1865 - Anticipated Wedding in the Sky

November 2, 1865 - Balloon Free Flight and Return to Central Park

June 21, 1866 - Initiating the Ballooning Season

June 30, 1866 - New York Amusements Newspaper Notice

July 2, 1866 - The Balloon Pictorial Magazine

July 7, 1866 - New York Amusements Newspaper Notice

July 14, 1866 - New York Amusements Newspaper Notice

July 19, 1866 - Destruction of Balloon in Central Park by Tornado

October 26, 1867 - The Science of Ballooning

March 19, 1869 - Lowe Refrigerated Steamship

Mount Lowe Echo Weekly Newspaper

January 17, 1913 - Death Notice of Thaddeus Lowe

April 4, 1915 - Mount Lowe Daily News

July 8, 1931 - Mount Lowe Daily News

April 29, 1961 - Correspondence Among Civil War Aeronauts

March 3, 1965 - Pasadena Star-News - Lowe Kin Proud of Grandparents

February 1966 - Pasadena Courier - Mount Lowe Revisited

May 24, 1974 - Pasadena Star-News - Pasadena Legend Lives On as Man of Ideas, Deeds

May 8, 1986 - LA Times - Play about Thaddeus Lowe

May 18, 1986 - LA Times - Mt Lowe Dreams & Reality

March 21, 1987 - LA Times - Following the Railway Tracks

October 14, 1989 - LA Times - Hiking to Echo Mountain

January 31, 1992 - Daily News-Hiking Mt Lowe Described

February 1, 1992 - WA DC Times - Aeronautic Corps beginnings

December 18, 1992 - LA Times - Mt Lowe a Moderate Hike

July 4, 1993 - LA Times - 100th Anniversary of a Historic Railway

July 5, 1993 - LA Times - Mt. Lowe Railway Centennial Celebration

Mount Lowe Echo Weekly Newspaper - 1894

Mount Lowe Echo Weekly Newspaper - 1895

October 17, 1995 - Lancaster New Era - New Stamp Releases

November 2, 1996 - WA DC Times - Balloon Launch Site Found

May 3, 1998 - Daily News - Yankee Occupation of the Peninsula

February 14, 1999 - Philadelphia Inquirer - Ballooning Tradition Still Rises

September 2001 - America's Civil War Magazine - Gas Balloons

June 9, 2002 - LA Times - Thaddeus Lowe and the Railway

September 4, 2002 - Reno Gazette - Civil War Balloon Book Signing

February 20, 2003 - Star News - Mt Lowe Academy Reunion

March 26, 2003 - SGV Tribune - Mt Lowe Collection Homeless

May 18, 2003 - LA Times - Hiking Mt Lowe Described

July 14, 2003 - The Sun - The Pasadena Museum of History

June 20, 2004 - LA Times - Short History of Thaddeus Lowe

October 24, 2004 - Star News - Altadena Historical Society on Lowe

December 12, 2004 - SGV Tribune - Mt Lowe Postcards

June 6, 2005 - Star News - Thaddeus Jr. wedding revisited

June 6, 2005 - LA Times - Mountain View Cemetery

August 14, 2005 - Whittier Daily News - Students Excavate Former Tourist Haven

March 14, 2006 - Free Lance-Star - Balloonists Story Shared at Historical Society Meeting

March 23, 2006 - Orange County Register - Lessons in Flying Solo

January 25, 2007 - Associated Press - Cleanup Plan for Boulder-Clogged Rubio Canyon

February 3, 2007 - The Reporter - The Lowe-Down on Aviation History

August 18, 2007 - Times-Courier - Civil War Aeronauts

March 23, 2008 - Pasadena Star-News - Professor Lowe, This is Your Life

April 21, 2008 - Union Daily Times - Pea Ridge Balloon Landing Spot Still Attracts Visitors

May 18, 2008 - Elevated Praise for Mt. Lowe

October 2, 2008 - Washington Times - Off Course Balloonist Alarms South

January 23, 2009 - Marblehead Reporter - John R. Haug

March 2, 2009 - Los Angeles Examiner - Trek to Echo Mountain

October 3, 2009 - Redlands Daily Facts - Civil War Balloons: Not For Kids

July 24, 2010 - Chino Champion - Event Recreates Era of Civil War

August 8, 2010 - Pasadena Star-News - Colmans Connected to Lowe's Railroad

January 2, 2011 - Pasadena Star-News - Lowe's Airship Viewed in 1910 as Aviation Advance

June 5, 2011 - Manchester Examiner - A Civil War Adventure in a New Hampshire Balloon

June 9, 2011 - Targeted News Service - Site to be Designated a Historic Aerospace Site

June 10, 2011 - Associated Press - Smithsonian Recounts Balloon Flights of Civil War

June 11, 2011 - The Washington Post - Thaddeus Lowe and the Civil War Balloons

June 11, 2011 - McClatchy Newspapers - Civil War Balloon Flight Re-enacted on National Mall

June 12, 2011 - National Public Radio - Civil War Balloon Brigade Rises Again

June 13, 2011 - Targeted News Service - The Birth of Overhead Reconnaissance

June 14, 2011 - American Forces Press - Balloon Reconnaissance Marks 150th Anniversary

June 18, 2011 - Civil War Reconnaissance Takes Flight

July 8, 2011 - Los Angeles Times - Hiking Where Locomotives Once Chugged

July 10, 2011 - Sun Herald - Union Army Uses Balloons for Reconnaissance

August 19, 2011 - Targeted News Service - Civil War Commission to Sponsor Lecture by Acclaimed Author

September 24, 2011 - News & Messenger - Balloons, Civil War Style

October 9, 2011 - Pasadena Star-News - Gas and Grand Opera in Pasadena's Past

October 27, 2011 - Los Angeles Examiner - Hiking Sam Merrill Trail to Echo Mountain

November 14, 2011 - Pasadena Star-News - Remembering Pasadena's Echo Mountain House

November 26, 2011 - Associated Press - Nonprofit Aims to Save Civil War's 'Kitty Hawk'

December 2012 - Civil War Times -  AIR  WAR,  the Union squandered its greatest advantage

December 2012 - Wild West Magazine - The Mount Lowe Railway Was The Last Crash of Thaddeus Lowe

July 2016 - Military Heritage Magazine - Civil War Recon Balloons

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