http://aliencasebook.blogspot.com/ begins its reports of this 1897 historical mystery
"Once you're done viewing the video, click on the other video that looks like this picture and you'll view an 11 minute, off-the-cuff interview with Wallace Chariton.
Wallace Chariton spends a lot of time in libraries and halls of records. Chariton is a well-published Texas historian. He's scoured the records of a century ago and has written a book on one of the strangest chapters in the state's past called, 'The Great Texas Airship Mystery'."