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1956 GM Firebird II – Bubble Top

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1969 Bizzarrini Manta This concept car by Giorgetto Giugiaro was built on top of a P538 chassis, a car designed by Giotto Bizzarrini.

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1967 OSI Silver Fox Prototype (OSI goes for Officina Stampaggio Industriale SpA, an Italian car manufacturer founded in 1960). The Silver Fox featured a 1.0 litre Renault Alpine…

01 Nov 1947, San Pedro, Los Angeles, California, USA --- Howard Hughes makes preparations for the historic flight of the Spruce Goose. --- Image by © Bettmann/CORBIS

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01 Nov 1947, San Pedro, Los Angeles, California, USA Howard Hughes makes preparations for the historic flight of the Spruce Goose. Designed to be used during World War…

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Hughes H-4 Hercules (also known as the “Spruce Goose”) at Long Beach, California 1947. This plane, the largest flying boat ever built and with the largest wingspan of…

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Helen Soros works the new pneumatic tube system to take cash at Marshall Fields store in Chicago, November 26, 1947.

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N.Y. Post Office Pneumatic Tube, c. 1912. The first pneumatic tube mail system was installed in New York City in 1897. Each tube could carry between 400 and 600…

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The War Office Sub-centre despatch room, London, 1925. Pneumatic messaging blows cylinders carriers inside tubes and was developed in London in the 1850’s as a way to handle…

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Amelia Earhart em frente ao seu Lockheed L-10 Electra, o avião que pilotava quando desapareceu em Julho de 1937 (foto n.d.) Amelia Earhart [1897-1937 (?)] começou a pilotar…

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Construction of the Subway Tunnel under 6th Ave., New York, 1939. Photo: Bob Seelig/New York Daily News