90 Miles From Tyranny : The Hindenburg Floats By The Empire State Building

Saturday, March 23, 2013

The Hindenburg Floats By The Empire State Building

Taken in 1936, the Empire State Building’s art deco-inspired spire wasn’t only for show. As it was intended, the top several floors of the building were actually intended to be a terminal for zeppelins. However, as updrafts proved dangerous and the location impractical, designers abandoned their sky-high ambitions.

1 comment:

  1. Very cool, great picture emblematic of the 30s.

    One of the reasons I follow the blog is because you find great stuff like this.

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