Queen Mary visiting Sioux indians

Queen Mary visiting Sioux indians

The visit of the Romanian Queen in the United States has much feeling at the time and long after its close, has aroused public interest. The meeting with dances and songs, speeches and exchange of gifts took place on November 1, 1926, in North Dakota Mandan village, not far from the city of Bismarck, the state capital. There, the royal guests were greeted by a group of Sioux Indians. Major AB Welch served by the translator of the speeches delivered and related dialogue between natives and visitors.       Via:...
Miliatry parade in Bucharest during WWII

Miliatry parade in Bucharest during WWII

Below are 47 images from a military parade organized in 1941, in Bucharest, Romanian troops after the victory in the Battle of Odessa during the Second World War. After the liberation of Bessarabia in 1941, the Romanian army started in August 1941, Odessa conquest operation without German support. Due to the resistance forces of the Red Army in Odessa, the Romanian army fought for three months to conquer heavily fortified city.   Via:...
Transfagarasan Inauguration

Transfagarasan Inauguration

On September 20, 2014, marks 40 years since the inauguration of the national road Transfagarasan (built in 1974), linking the historical region of Transylvania and Wallachia. The road was built pass over the Fagaras Mountains and ascends to an altitude of 2042 m near Balea Lake, the second road in Romania, as high, as Transalpina Below are some pictured during the inauguration and during construction   Via:...
Historic Glass-Plate Photos From Romania Restored And Turned Into Colorful Art

Historic Glass-Plate Photos From Romania...

The recoloring of old black-and-white photos is an excellent way for modern audiences to re-visit, understand and associate with history. Jane Long, a photographer based in Australia, has taken a collection of old glass-plate images by Romanian photographer Costica Acsinte and updating them by adding color and a bit of Photoshop magic. Acsinte, who died in 1984, was a Romanian war photographer during WWI who also took photos professionally and personally after the war. In 2013, what was left of his damaged vintage glass-plate photos was digitized by the Costica...
Proper way to inaugurate a motorway tunnel

Proper way to inaugurate a motorway tunn...

Glad to have done the work, even eight months late, builders of the last 16 km of the section Orastie-Sibiu motorway celebrated completion right in the Săcel tunnel ,  where installed tables and grills . The tunnel party was organized for all employees who worked on the highway,  in appreciation of their work  as work was completed. Via:...
Tiriac Classic Car Collection

Tiriac Classic Car Collection

Ion Tiriac officially opened Tiriac Collection, a gallery of around 80 cars of the 250 held, the oldest being a Hurtu produced in 1899 and the newest is a Mercedes-Benz SLR McLaren Stirling Moss Edition produced in 2009 in a limited edition of 75 units. Among the most famous examples of his collection include a Rolls Royce Phantom which previously belonged to Elton John, a Mercedes-Benz 600 sedan from the 60s, an Aston Martin DB5, known for films James Bond, but also a 1977 Harley Davidson motorcycle. Also in the collection are found six Rolls Royce Phantom...
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