First drone photos in the US

The incredible aerial photographs of American cities taken by the world's first drone: Pioneer, George R. Lawrence took images in 1900s with cameras attached

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Ruins of San Francisco, Nob Hill in foreground, from Lawrence Captive Airship, 1500 feet elevation, May 29, 1906

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San Francisco from Captive Air Ship over San Francisco Bay. 1908.

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Lake Tahoe, Cal., showing broad walk & train. 1908.

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San Jose, California. 1906.

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Salinas, California

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Kansas City, Missouri, business section. 1907.

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Bird's eye view of Prospect Park, South, Brooklyn, N.Y. 1907.

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El Pizmo Beach.

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Bird's eye view, Madison, Wis.

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Reno, Nev., looking North East, 1000 feet elevation from Lawrence Captive Airship. 1908.

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Flax Twine Plant, St. Paul, Minn., International Harvester Co. 1907.

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Akron Works, Akron, Ohio.

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Bird's-eye view of Northwestern University.

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Bird's eye view of Waukegan, Ill.

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View of University of Chicago.

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Fort Sheridan, Ill., 600 ft. elevation.

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Pacific Grove, California

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Santa Cruz, California

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Fleet entering Golden Gate- 1908