Saturday, May 21, 2011

Sailboat, with a Queen

Portrait of a Queen; Long Beach's iconic former transatlantic passenger liner dominates much of the view the shoreline.

Sloop passing in front of the Queen Mary. The geodesic dome behind the Queen is part of a passenger boarding terminal but was originally built to house Howard Hughes' gigantic amphibious airplane.

The Queen Mary has now spent half of her life in Long Beach, serving as a hotel, museum, conference center, and site for restaurants and gift shops.


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