16 May 2010

A Curtain Of Air

From the Pueblo Indicator, Pueblo, CO, on this day in 1936:

Air Flow Curtain Protects Bridge of Liner Queen Mary
LONDON - The use of aerodynamics and attention to air flow will make it possible for officers of the S.S. Queen Mary to stand on the navigating bridge, in the open air, and yet be protected from the weather. An invisible, but no less real, curtain of air helps accomplish the feat.

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