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Lord_k's Article – May 2009 Archive (3)

Battersea Power Station

Decorated with four glorious chimneys, this is one of the most famous buildings in UK. Living Dieselpunk symbol, the station is looking fine in a Steampunk entourage:

Construction works started in 1929 and were accomplished only in 1955. Sir Giles Gilbert Scott was in charge of exterior design.

Battersea Station owes a lion's share of its fame to Pink Floyd album Animals (1977). Long before that it was featured in The Beatles'… Continue

Added by lord_k on May 28, 2009 at 10:00am — No Comments

To the Moon. 1929

80 years ago a man (and a woman) landed on the Moon - in Fritz Lang's Frau im Mond movie (known as By Rocket to the Moon and Girl in the Moon).

Today the landing episode may look ridicoulous, but the start is still majestic as ever.

Famous rocket scientist Hermann Oberth provided Lang with technical advice and stuff.





First woman to the Moon. First countdown. Don't forget it's 1929.

And here's the synopsis by… Continue

Added by lord_k on May 26, 2009 at 2:00pm — No Comments

Steven Montgomery

More of his works @ LJ Dieselpunk Community and at the author's Website

Added by lord_k on May 24, 2009 at 3:00pm — No Comments

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