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Archive: November 2023 (2 Posts)

Another Miracle on 34th Street

Posted by: Jan Grenci

My latest Flickr album features a building that was once the tallest in the world, the Empire State Building. I particularly enjoy this photo, taken in 1933 by Theodor Horydczak. It shows the skyscraper on July 4th, from Fifth Avenue and East 41st Street: Ever wonder what was at the site of the Empire State …

Swanning About in a Boat

Posted by: Jan Grenci

At the 1898 Trans-Mississippi & International Exposition held in Omaha, Nebraska, visitors could take a ride on a lagoon on a swan boat. I included a stereograph showing the swan boat in my latest Flickr album Stereographs of Fairs and Expositions: I’ve found more swan boats from other places and times in the varied holdings …