Jump to content

stig

Members
  • Content count

    85
  • Joined

  • Last visited

  • Days Won

    2

About stig

  • Rank
    Heinz 57 Varieties
  • Birthday 08/24/1963

Contact Methods

  • Yahoo
    stigfink@yahoo.com

Profile Information

  • Location
    NH

Recent Profile Visitors

836 profile views
  1. A Look at Festival of Gas

    There's a "Cuisine of Mexico Pavilion" joke in there somewhere.
  2. Unisphere: Back by Popular Demand!

    Great pictures. Thank you!
  3. James Bond's Car?

    I think I've also heard of one of the DB5's being stolen.
  4. Inside the USA Pavilion

    Is that a Chet Atkins signature under the orange Gretsch at far right? Looks like Peter, Paul and Mary on the other side. I'd love to see the rest of this display!
  5. If it's a longitude, then what is the J for? I work for a civil/survey company and have never seen anything like that. Of course, that was a long time ago. I wonder if it marked the location of an underground utility or was the mark for some kind of portable display or concession stand. If it was a survey marker, there would be some kind of exact, identifiable point upon which to set the instrument. A marked, brass disk in the ground perhaps. You can see those all over Disney World. It IS possible that there is a nail set in the pavement and that's it's identification number. We still use magnetic survey nails to mark corners, points, etc. But if that's true, that picture must be right around the time the survey was done because nobody would expect the paint to last in a heavy traffic area.
  6. A pleasant looking day in July 1964

    Awesome pic, Bill!
  7. RCA First Color TV The Merrill

    I can never remember - is that "Hue" or "Tint?"
  8. RCA First Color TV The Merrill

    Unfortunately, nothing was broadcast in color in 1954, so you could only use it for DVD's...
  9. Hmm, I better take a look under the hood

    Go to Jay Leno's house and ask him for a ride in it!
  10. Kodak pavillion model

    I'm sure this link will go dead way before this thread goes away, but since found it (March 2017) here it is. https://www.1stdibs.com/furniture/more-furniture-collectibles/collectibles-curiosities/architectural-models/1964-new-york-worlds-fair-kodak-pavilion-architectural-model/id-f_4369353/?utm_content=test&gclid=CP3y7ci429ICFVuBswod3u0O8w Can we have a link to the blog?
  11. If there's one thing NYC is good at, it's monetizing everything.
  12. Vintage fire engine display

    That looks like some kind of telescoping arm that might have levers to aim that fire nozzle from the ground.
  13. Remember when heliports were going to be a thing? lol Sometimes, when I play GTA4, Liberty City, I'll land a copter on top of their version of the old Pan Am tower just for the hell of it. Their tiny version of the fair doesn't have the 64 heliport building, but the NY Pavilion is represented and you can climb the towers!
  14. Sorry for the outage

    Happy Birthday!
  15. So much good Fair fun in one picture

    Heck, people used to wear sport coats and nice dresses to baseball games. I couldn't imagine that now.
×