Ground crew helps control Goodyear blimp Columbia, after landing at San Luis Obispo County Regional Airport in August 1975.
Ground crew helps control Goodyear blimp Columbia, after landing at San Luis Obispo County Regional Airport in August 1975. Jay Martinez The Tribune
Ground crew helps control Goodyear blimp Columbia, after landing at San Luis Obispo County Regional Airport in August 1975. Jay Martinez The Tribune

Blimps used to stop in SLO in the ’70s — and a lucky few got to take a ride

July 26, 2018 02:44 PM

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David Middlecamp

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Photographer David Middlecamp has been delving into The Tribune's archives to share historical photos and articles about the Central Coast with readers since 2007. Reach him at dmiddlecamp@thetribunenews.com .