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Sunday, July 28, 2013


Hoover Dam, 1935

UNFINISHED SYMPHONIES--As fascinating as old images can be, especially those of iconic buildings or mega structures, seeing them photographed prior to completion can be just as interesting.  Cases in point being the following:

Transcontinental Railroad, United States, Circa 1860
United States Capitol Building, Washington DC, 1863
Eiffel Tower, Paris, 1887
Statue of Liberty, Paris studio, 1870
Tower Bridge, London, 1892
Manhattan Bridge, New York City, 1909
Miraflores Locks, Panama Canal, Panama,1912
Hoover Dam, Arizona, Nevada, 1935
Golden Gate Bridge, San Francisco, Marin County, 1936
Lincoln Tunnel, New York, New Jersey, 1937

United States Capitol, 1863

Statue of Liberty Construction, Paris Studio, 1870

Eiffel Tower, Paris, 1888
Transcontinental Railroad, United States 1860

Tower of London Bridge, London, 1892

Manhattan Bridge, New York City, 1909

Panama Canal, Miraflores Locks, 1912

Golden Gate Bridge, Marin County Tower (North) 1935

Lincoln Tunnel, New York City, 1937

Tunnel under the English Channel, 1990

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