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New Video: RMS QUEEN MARY: Life of the First Queen of the Atlantic

The famous RMS Queen Mary sailed on the North Atlantic Ocean from 1936 to 1967 for the Cunard-White Star Line. She offered weekly liner service from England and France to New York. She was built by John Brown & Company in Clydebank, Scotland. Queen Mary, along with RMS Queen Elizabeth, were built as part of Cunard’s planned two-ship weekly express ... Read More »

ELVIS PRESLEY sails on the SS MATSONIA to HAWAII in 1957

Elvis’ love for Hawaii ran deep, and during his lifetime he visited often. Whether it was to perform concerts and benefits, film a movie, or just to vacation, the islands would always draw him back. Elvis sailed to Hawaii from Los Angeles aboard the SS Matsonia on November 5, 1957. ... Read More »

RETRO – BRIEF HISTORY OF AMERICAN AIRLINES

In the late twenties and early thirties, American Airways was created through the acquisition of dozens of smaller airlines throughout the United States. Great video of American Airlines in the 1930s… Like most airlines, at the time the company profited by carrying United States mail. In 1934 American Airways Company ... Read More »

Flashback Friday: Betty White and Carol Channing Sing “Bosom Buddies”

Celebrate White’s 99th birthday this weekend with this delightful video. Hollywood icon Betty White turns 99 on Sunday, January 17, and to send us into her birthday weekend, we’re flashing back to this iconic number, apparently from TV’s The Love Boat. Here, White sings “Bosom Buddies” from Mame opposite Broadway legend Carol Channing. ... Read More »

THE OLYMPIAN HIAWATHA mid-century transcontinental MODERN STREAMLINER

In the late 1940s, the Milwaukee Road introduced the Olympian Hiawatha, the transcontinental version of the railroad’s very modern fleet of Hiawatha passenger trains. The original version of the train was the Twin Cities Hiawatha, which began operating between Chicago and the Twin Cities on May 29, 1935, one of ... Read More »

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