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Above the Civil War : the story of Thaddeus Lowe, balloonist, inventor, railway builder

Author: Eugene B Block
Publisher: Berkeley, Calif. : Howell-North Books, 1966.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Biographies
History
Biography
Named Person: T S C Lowe; Pancho Barnes; Pancho Barnes; T S C Lowe
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Eugene B Block
OCLC Number: 1329529
Description: 188 pages : illustrations, portraits ; 24 cm
Contents: Mysterious region of the upper air --
Yankee in Confederate territory --
Civil War aeronaut --
Ballonists under fire --
Prosperous years of inventions --
Railway to the skies --
Appendix A, How to see Mount Lowe --
Appendix B, The Lowe Observatory --
Appendix C, The proposed Lowe Institute --
Appendix D, Editorial comments on Lowe's death --
Appendix E, Memorials and tributes --
Appendix F, Descendents of Thaddeus and Leontine Lowe --
Appendix G, Lowe's flying granddaughter [born, Florence Leontine Lowe, but also known as Pancho Barnes (1901-1975)].
Responsibility: by Eugene B. Block.

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