Aerial photograph of the United States Navy dirigible Akron in flight above Portland on May 24, 1932. On that day, the Oregon Journal published a front-page story about the Akron’s visit and published image No. 371N5036, a similar photograph to this one, on Page 4. The caption with that image included the following information about the dirigible: “The Akron is 785 feet long, weighs 403,000 pounds, and has 6,300,000 cubic feet gas volume. The ship has eight motors, totaling 4480 horsepower, and can make 83.8 miles an hour at top speed.” Image note: The number 1 is written on the negative and is visible in the lower left corner of the photograph.