Sunday, December 13, 2015

Filling Balloon with Hydrogen Wanamaker's Roof NYC - 1911

Filling balloon with hydrogen Wanamaker's Roof NYC in 1911 for flight to Wanamaker's Philadelphia. Metropolitan Life Insurance Tower above balloon in image. (U.S.Library of Congress)

.Albert Leo Stevens balloon at Wanamaker's in New York City on July 8, 1911
Bain Collection – Library of Congress

The Evening Telegram 6 July 1911

Brooklyn Daily Standard Union 11 July 1911



Friday, November 27, 2015

Mason Mint Peaks Advertisement - 1920

Mason Building Brooklyn Heights. Henry and Middagh Streets. On ramp Brooklyn Bridge (arched storage below roadway) at end of street. Watchtower beyond. Manhattan Bridge beyond. 

Candy line continued until Tootsie Roll bought out company in 1972. Masons also make "Dots" and licorice "Crows" still produced by Tootsie Roll.  Mason Mints and Peaks discontinued with sale of company.