History of All Kinds

ModelRailroadForums.com is a free Model Railroad Discussion Forum and photo gallery. We cover all scales and sizes of model railroads. Whether you're a master model railroader or just getting started, you'll find something of interest here.


M

MHinLA

Guest
Post 18: Looks like we're looking east at Manhattan across the Hudson river from NJ, in/near Hoboken (Sinatra's birth. Or, should I say berth ?)
I was born/grew up in NYC and L.I. and remember seeing the barges and tugs in various places around the 5 boroughs .....
Also, If I have it right, it's Empire State Building before the massive antenna was installed..The pointy one in mid picture is the Chrysler building.
Tall one on left looks near the then working High Line 🚂 and thus may be a New York Times building..Not there when I was growing up, that I remember seeing.
 
Last edited by a moderator:

tootnkumin

Well-Known Member
Staff member
Curtis seaplane tied up in Fells Point, Baltimore, MD - 1922
View attachment 115484
That's an interesting one Louis. Jogged another childhood memory. I remember, probably as about a 7 or 8 year old, a US destroyer? visiting Auckland NZ'ed's port and being open to the public, having a seaplane mounted up on a catapult above the deck. Pretty sure it was one of these Curtis SC1's Particularly remember the large float and the single attachment to the fuselage.
1595563263190.png

Would've been about the angle I was looking at it.
 




Affiliate Disclosure: We may receive a commision from some of the links and ads shown on this website (Learn More Here)


ModelRailroadForums.com is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to amazon.com

RailroadBookstore.com - An online railroad bookstore featuring a curated selection of new and used railroad books. Railroad pictorials, railroad history, steam locomotives, passenger trains, modern railroading. Hundreds of titles available, most at discount prices! We also have a video and children's book section.

ModelRailroadBookstore.com - An online model railroad bookstore featuring a curated selection of new and used books. Layout design, track plans, scenery and structure building, wiring, DCC, Tinplate, Toy Trains, Price Guides and more.

Top