Wednesday, October 22, 2008

Nude Photos of Robert T. Longway Planetarium

The amazing fifties photos by Mary Fisher, provided by her daughter Jane Hogan seem limitless. Here are two shots of the Robert T. Longway Planetarium before it got its familiar aqua marine outer layer. The Bucky Fuller-esque structural elements look suspiciously like the Mercedes logo. The Buick badge would have been more appropriate, although probably less reliable.


  1. The "chicken wire" was removed in the mid-1960s after the dome leaked. That's when it got the standing seam aqua color we know today.

  2. I work for Longway Planetarium. Thanks a bunch for posting these photos. I had not seen them before.

  3. Who was Robert T. Longway?


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