Santa Monica Pier Design and Contstruction – The 100 Year Old Landmark

[caption id="attachment_18187" align="aligncenter" width="720"] Santa Monica Pier Construction From Cassier's Magazine November 1909 [/caption] [Reprinted from an article in Cassier's Magazine November 1909 titled "Concrete Pier Construction on the Pacific Coast. The new Reinforced-concrete Wharf at Santa Monica by H. H. Dunn] In view of the widely extending use of…

Louis Bleriot Photographs

[caption id="attachment_18146" align="aligncenter" width="710"] Louis Bleriot And Wife With Plane At Dover Aug 5, 1909 Via Loc.Gov[/caption] [caption id="attachment_18141" align="aligncenter" width="720"] Louis Bleriot And Wife With Plane At Dover Aug 5, 1909 Via Loc.Gov[/caption] [caption id="attachment_18160" align="aligncenter" width="720"] Louis Bleriot And Wife With Plane At Dover Aug 5, 1909 Via…

The Design of the Bleriot Monoplane

[caption id="attachment_18145" align="aligncenter" width="720"] Lieutenant Jean Louis Conneau AKA Andre Beaumont In A Bleriot Airplane 1911 Paris Rome Race[/caption] [An Impression Of The Bleriot Monoplane By A. B. Rigby Republished from Cassier's Magazine November 1909] The first impression made on the majority of those who availed themselves of the op-…

Newport Yacht, Harbor and Street Scenes circa 1910

[caption id="attachment_17989" align="aligncenter" width="604"] Newport, Rhode Island Map circa 1879[/caption] [caption id="attachment_10003" align="aligncenter" width="604"] Illustration Newport Beach Rhode Island circa 1876[/caption] [caption id="attachment_17988" align="aligncenter" width="604"] Yacht, Harbor and Street Scenes Newport RIPuck Magazine 1914[/caption] [caption id="attachment_17990" align="aligncenter" width="604"] Yachts at Newport by Currier and Ives circa 1872[/caption] [caption id="attachment_17991" align="aligncenter"…

Building the Manhattan Bridge

[caption id="attachment_17857" align="aligncenter" width="604"] The Manhattan Bridge with a boat and airplane circa 1919from New York, the wonder city Published 1919 by American art pub. co. [/caption] [Reprinted from Cassier's Magazine 1912. Article by Howard R. Commings] ONE of the most important among the vast number of great engineering structures…

Paris Fashion Houses

CTG Publishing has just released a new publication Paris Fashion Houses. You can buy this publication from Amazon. Step back in time and discover the fashions worn by the leading actresses and women of society between 1910 and 1925. During this era, Paris hosted the 1924 Olympics, the world experienced…

John North Willys, President Willys-Overland, Portrait circa 1912

[caption id="attachment_17334" align="aligncenter" width="604"] Portrait of John North Willys, President of Willys-Overland circa 1912From Cassiers' Magazine March 1912[/caption] An article in the March 1912 edition of Cassiers' Magazine gives a brief account of John North Willys activities in the auto industry. According to the issue, he began selling Overland automobiles,…
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