Monday, June 22, 2015
It's time to revisit some classic images from days of yore!
I have always particularly loved this unusual shot of the Monsanto House of the Future, from 1963. It was originally posted in 2006, though the scan is from 2004 (before I ever blogged!). I made some adjustments that improve the way it looks compared to way back when. One of the wings of the house is above us; below are waterfalls and lovely water gardens. In a way it reminds me of the river that runs beneath (and through) Frank Lloyd Wright's "Fallingwater", though not as spectacular - but then again, what is?
This fun photo of the Autopia is from 1963 (and was originally posted in 2008), with the Mark IV vehicles tootling around the track (no guide rails!). The driver in the yellow car is having a swell time!
Zooming in, we see the busy Space Bar in the background, along with an excited little boy, and a man in a top hat (?).
And finally, I never get tired of the wonderful old Rocket Jets, gleaming in the sunshine. The photo is from 1967, and was originally posted in 2007). Doesn't it look great? Sometimes it seems that certain things can't be improved on.