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Airships Powered by Diesel Engines

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Image of an airship photograph depicting the diesel engine. 

The Navy Lakehurst Historical Society website provides more information:

Hindenburg was powered by four 16-cylinder diesel engines, two per side in a staggered arrangement.  Each engine developed 1300 HP for five minutes at takeoff, and 850 HP for cruising.  This view is of the port-side forward engine.  The rear port-side engine car is seen at the left of the photo.

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Image online, courtesy the Navy Lakehurst Historical Society website.

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