Articles by Dan Grossman






Santa Rides the Goodyear Blimp

Santa traded his sleigh for a Goodyear blimp in 1925. Santa Claus delivered his toys that year aboard Pilgrim, Goodyear’s first advertising blimp, which also served as…









An Airship Tuberculosis Hospital

In the days before antibiotics, the only treatment for tuberculosis was sunlight, clean air, and good food. What better place than an airship? Before the 1940s, physicians…