CAMP  TYSON   BARRAGE  BALLOON  PHOTOS
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balloon3.jpg (17247 bytes) Note the steel mooring  cables.
The cables are actually what posed the
danger to aircraft.
These are Camp Tyson balloons  but I
do not remember seeing the dark color
balloons. I suppose they were night
balloons  and  not  supposed  to  be
seen.
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