Historical Art PhotoNews Posters Circa 1946 - 1952
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First Public Pictures Of Newest Jet Engine
Broadway’s New Million Watt Sign
This picture of a cutaway model of the power plant of ten different models of military jet-propelled fighting planes and bombers gives the public its first opportunity to see the engine that drives a plane at better than 10 miles a minute. E.S. Thompson, General Electric official, stands beside the engine.
The largest sign on Broadway, New York City, located atop the Bond Building along the Great White Way is lit up for the first time. The figures at left and right are five stories high. The traveling message in the circle is 200 feet long and below that is a waterfall 132 feet high.
Two views of the "dead room" of the Bell Telephone laboratories at Murray Hill, N.J. scientifically constructed to be so quiet you can hear blood circulating through your ears. At left F.K. Harvey, acoustic engineer, checks the wire mesh which holds sound-proofing saw-toothed Fiberglas blocks, 5-feet thick, in place.
1. Exterior view of Washington's new $5,000,000 heating plant which will pip steam to several public buildings. 2. Interior view of control room. 3. Boiler control panel. 4. Conveyor belt moves 150 tons of coal per hour from unloading bunker to storage yard.
Detroit’s “Operation Underground”
1. 1100 feet beneath the streets of Detroit, Mich., lies a white gleaming "city of salt" with 60 miles of streets. traffic lights, trolleys, etc. 2. It is the Detroit Mine of the International Salt Co., and mining salt here has been going on for 44 years. 3. Visitors view the rock salt as it travels through feeders to crushing and grading machines.
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Two Great Industrial Families Joined
At Akron, Ohio, the bridal party poses for pictures following marriage of Martha Parke Firestone to William Clay Ford. L. to r., Henry Ford II, best man; Miss Elizabeth Firestone, maid of honor; Mrs. Edsel Ford, groom's mother; bride and groom; Mr. and Mrs. Harvey S. Firestone, bride's parents