37:44 Four Masted Barque rounding Cape Horn 1928 – Captain Irving Johnson Mystic Seaport Film Andre AquaRed Around Cape Horn 1928 All credit to Mystic Seaport videos for creating this wonderful film. They should have a dedicated utube channel for there films as we may be missing some classics. A rare and wonderful part of..
12:00 The Mechanician: A brief history of Charles E. Taylor May 24th is known as Aviation Maintenance Technician day. The special day was founded in the 1990’s to honor all of the mechanics in the aviation industry and was set on the birthday of the first airplane mechanic, Charles E. Taylor. He worked with the..
1:07:08 David McCullough with Ken Burns on The Wright Brothers 92nd Street Y Two-time winner of the Pulitzer Prize David McCullough talks with pre-eminent historical documentarian, Ken Burns, telling the dramatic story-behind the story of the courageous brothers who taught the world how to fly: Wilbur and Orville Wright. Recorded May 7, 2015 at 92nd..
13:29 River Cruising – What it is like, and what to expect. Provides link to 6 Best European River Cruise Lines.
2:05:13 Wonders of the World The Alhambra Palace in Granada City National Geographic Documentary 2016. Adrian Grecu Red Castle, or Alhambra, the ancient megastructure is seen today as a testament to the genius and beauty of Muslim art and design. ON the southeastern border of the city of Granada, Spain,. Al-Hamra Palace History, Al-Hamra Ki..
Visiting Vermont’s 251 towns… VT 251 Map This map was created by local Vermonters for local Vermonters. Vermonters Michele and Alexia traveled the state photographing the towns’ welcome signs, and local Vermont artist Aiden Cole curated the map. Vermonter Justin Perdue created the website. Proceeds will be donated to the Vermont Foodbank to give back..
1:14:52 The Epic Story of the Building of the Brooklyn Bridge (2002 – John Roebling, David McCullough, Author “The Great Bridge” Darien Library On June 15, 2015, we learned about the majestic Brooklyn Bridge as part of our Senior Moments program. From the tall gothic arches of its towers to the raised promenade with dramatic..
41:53 New York in the mid 1930’s in Color! Extremely interesting long film about New York towards the end of the Great Depression. In colour, motion-stabilized, enhanced and speed-corrected. Duration: nearly 42 minutes. Extremely interesting long film about New York towards the end of the Great Depression. This film is in colour, motion-stabilized, enhanced and..
12:08 Wonderful New York in the early 1900s in color! [A.I. enhanced & colorized] Splended footage of New York between approximately 1895 and 1925. This is a collection of my best colorized, motion-stabilized, speed-corrected and A.I. enhanced scenes of old New York about a century ago. The film shows wonderful shots of the “El” elevated..
20:43 Black Wall Street Remembered – Tulsa Burning – Greenwood District Tulsa was the site of the worst race massacre in American history in 1921. Some 300 people were killed and property damage ran into the millions. Tulsa’s African-Americans overcame. The Greenwood District was rebuilt and, by 1942, boasted 242 Black-owned and Black-operated business establishments…