Wednesday, January 5, 2011

Carlotta and the Devil's Punchbowl 5/5

When Elizabeth Aerial grew up, she demonstrated one of her father's inventions at the St. Louis World's Fair. A bicycle seat suspended from a balloon, it was called a Sky Cycle, and she pedalled it with great skill around an indoor arena, never once bumping the walls or ceiling. But they say she never made another outdoor ascension!

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