Film, Video Locomotive to Aeromotive: Octave Chanute & the Transportation Revolution

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Title
Locomotive to Aeromotive: Octave Chanute & the Transportation Revolution
Summary
Drawing heavily on the rich aeronautical archives of the Library of Congress, including personal correspondence, "Locomotive to Aeromotive: Octave Chanute and the Transportation Revolution" is the first detailed examination of French-born and self-trained civil engineer Octave Chanute's life and his immeasurable contributions to engineering and transportation, from the ground-transportation revolution of the mid-19th century to the early days of aviation.
Event Date
February 29, 2012
Notes
-  Simine Short is an aviation historian who has researched and written extensively on the history of motorless flight. Her first book, "Glider Mail: An Aerophilatelic Handbook," received numerous research awards worldwide and is considered a standard reference by aerophilatelists and aviation researchers.
Related Resources
Center for the Book: http://www.read.gov/cfb/
Running Time
1 hours, 1 minutes, 16 seconds
Language
English
Online Format
video
online text

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