Whales, Manhattan (2)

Port Authority Bus Terminal, Manhattan.


I like the whale photo right at the top. Is it all just whales on the walls?

Posted by: ady at November 13, 2004 5:05 PM

Ady: The whale paintings commemorate a time when the Port Authority oversaw a vast network of whales transporting New Yorkers throughout the five boroughs. Sadly the system was shut down in 1912 after a horrible tragedy in which the hydrogen gas inflating one whale went up in a huge fireball just as it was docking at the top of the Empire State Building. Oh, the humanity.

Posted by: David at November 17, 2004 10:34 PM
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