The Towers


Aerial view of towers  Lighted at night

Yesterday

Source: L: New York World's Fair Publicity Photo
Source: R: United Airlines Promotional Slide
 
NY State Observation Towers

Yesterday

Source: Personal Collection, Copyright 2000, Bradd Schiffman

 

A "Sky-Streak" elevator rises to viewing platform 

Yesterday

Source: Official Post Card, Dexter Press, West Nyack, NY

 

Telephoto of NYS Towers

Today

Source: Personal Collection, Copyright 2000, Ken Thalheimer

 

Derelick elevator at mid-level

Today - one elevator was stopped at mid-level, the other stopped in the service well at the basement level, to protect them from vandalism some thirty years ago!

Source: Personal Collection, Copyright 2000, Larry Hubble

Sky-streak Elevator today

Today - even placing the car at mid-level has not kept the time vandals from wreaking destruction.

Source: Personal Collection, Copyright 2000, Ken Thalheimer 

 

Unused elevator in service basement

Today (derelict "Sky-Streak" elevator sits in service basement)

Source: Personal Collection, Copyright 2000, Rod Smith 

 

Highest point of the Fair

Yesterday

 Source: United Airlines Promotional Slide

 

 From a distance

Today

Source: Personal Collection, Copyright 2000, Larry Hubble

 

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