Posts Tagged ‘1909’

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

Santa Monica Pier Construction From Cassier's Magazine November 1909

[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 sand, lime and cement in construction, from the dwelling cast in moulds to the towering skyscraper knit together with…

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Bleriot Company Advertising – Aircraft Prices 1910

Bleriot monoplane aircraft prices rose sharply between 1909 and 1910. The price of an airplane was 10,000 French francs in 1909, then rose to 12,000 that same year to then over 24,000 French francs in 1910. By taking the exchanged rate published in 1900 by Hachette of 5 French francs to 1 US Dollar and…

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