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New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut, Sept 2003

The Barnum Museum, Bridgeport CT

There are no photos of the inside because they don't allow photography!

Barnum Institute of Science and History building[barnum]
Barnum Institute of Science and History building[barnum]

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Barnum Institute of Science and History building

Submarine Force Library & Museum, Groton CT

The Submarine Force Museum, located on the Thames River in Groton, Connecticut, maintains the world's finest collection of submarine artifacts. It is the only submarine museum operated by the United States Navy, and as such is the primary repository for artifacts, documents and photographs relating to U.S. Submarine Force history. The museum traces the development of the "Silent Service" from David Bushnell's Turtle, used in the Revolutionary War, to the Ohio and Virginia class submarines.

Trident Missle launch hatch[trident]
[Stereo] Trident Missle launch hatch[trident]

Cutaway view of David Bushnell\'s Turtle, used in the Revolutionary War[turtle1]
[Stereo] Cutaway view of David Bushnell\'s Turtle, used in the Revolutionary War[turtle1]

Cutaway view of David Bushnell\'s Turtle, used in the Revolutionary War[turtle2]
[Stereo] Cutaway view of David Bushnell\'s Turtle, used in the Revolutionary War[turtle2]

Model of Disney\'s Nautilus from 20,000 Leagues under the Sea movie[verne1]
[Stereo] Model of Disney\'s Nautilus from 20,000 Leagues under the Sea movie[verne1]

SS X-1 was a non-commissioned experimental submarine designed to both defend and penetrate shallow waters and enemy harbors[x1-2]
[Stereo] SS X-1 was a non-commissioned experimental submarine designed to both defend and penetrate shallow waters and enemy harbors[x1-2]

SS X-1 Submarine[x1]
[Stereo] SS X-1 Submarine[x1]

Periscope inside the USS Nautilus[periscope]
[Stereo] Periscope inside the USS Nautilus[periscope]

During World War II, the Japanese "Type A" two-man mini-sub was carried "piggy back" by a mother ship[japanese]
[Stereo] During World War II, the Japanese "Type A" two-man mini-sub was carried "piggy back" by a mother ship[japanese]

Italian "Maiale" was used to transport frogmen into a harbor or anchorage occupied by enemy ships[Panorama1_cropped_12]
Italian "Maiale" was used to transport frogmen into a harbor or anchorage occupied by enemy ships[Panorama1_cropped_12]

SS X-1 Submarine[Panorama1_cropped_13]
SS X-1 Submarine[Panorama1_cropped_13]

USS Nautilus at dock[Panorama1_cropped_14]
USS Nautilus at dock[Panorama1_cropped_14]

USS Nautilus deck and sail[Panorama1_cropped_15]
USS Nautilus deck and sail[Panorama1_cropped_15]

View from USS Nautilus looking back at the museum building[Panorama1_cropped_16]
View from USS Nautilus looking back at the museum building[Panorama1_cropped_16]

Submarine Force Library & Museum, Groton CT[Panorama1_cropped_17]
Submarine Force Library & Museum, Groton CT[Panorama1_cropped_17]

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The rings indicate the relative size of an Ohio class Submarine and the USS Holland

Franklin Mineral Museum, Franklin NJ

Have you ever been to a natural history museum and seen the collection of florescent rocks? Franklin is one of the location that these rocks come from. You can visit the museum and it's exhibits as well as collect your own samples from the mine tailings.

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Under normal lights these rocks look pretty plain.

West Point Academy, NY

West Point is located on the west bank of the Hudson river about an hour and a half north of New York City.

WWI tank[tank1]
[Stereo] WWI tank[tank1]

WWI tank[tank2]
[Stereo] WWI tank[tank2]

View along the Hudson river north of West Point.[hudsonriver]
[Pan] View along the Hudson river north of West Point.[hudsonriver]

Display of machine guns[machinegun1]
[Stereo] Display of machine guns[machinegun1]

Machine gun on display[machinegun2]
[Stereo] Machine gun on display[machinegun2]


New England Air Museum, Windsor Locks CT

The New England Air Museum is owned and operated by the Connecticut Aeronautical Historical Association, a private, non-profit educational institution organized in 1959. Located at Bradley International Airport in Windsor Locks, the Museum is the largest aviation museum in New England.

You need the latest version of Quicktime installed
[Movie] Kaman HH-43F Huskie "Pedro", Republic A-10A Warthog, Chance-Vought XF4U-4 Corsair, North American B-25H, Republic JB-2 Loon,[interior.mov]
Place your cursor on the window and click to drag the view to what you want to see. Use the controls, to zoom the view.

You need the latest version of Quicktime installed
[Movie] Republic A-10A Warthog, Grumman F6F-5K Hellcat, Chance-Vought XF4U-4 Corsair, North American B-25H[interior2.mov]
Place your cursor on the window and click to drag the view to what you want to see. Use the controls, to zoom the view.

Panoramic view of the Civilian hanger interior[Panorama1_cropped_2]
[Pan] Panoramic view of the Civilian hanger interior[Panorama1_cropped_2]

Replica of the Granville Brothers Model R-1 "Gee Bee" SuperSportster built in Springfield, Mass. and originally flown by Jimmie Doolittle[Panorama1_cropped_3]
[Pan] Replica of the Granville Brothers Model R-1 "Gee Bee" SuperSportster built in Springfield, Mass. and originally flown by Jimmie Doolittle[Panorama1_cropped_3]

Control car from the Goodyear ZNPK (K-28)[Panorama1_cropped_4]
[Pan] Control car from the Goodyear ZNPK (K-28)[Panorama1_cropped_4]

Control car from the Goodyear ZNPK (K-28)[Panorama1_cropped_5]
[Pan] Control car from the Goodyear ZNPK (K-28)[Panorama1_cropped_5]

Control car from the Goodyear ZNPK (K-28)[Panorama1_cropped_6]
[Pan] Control car from the Goodyear ZNPK (K-28)[Panorama1_cropped_6]

Sikorsky VS-44A Excambian is the only surviving aircraft of 3 built in 1942 for American Export Airlines for non-stop trans-Atlantic service[Panorama1_cropped_7]
[Pan] Sikorsky VS-44A Excambian is the only surviving aircraft of 3 built in 1942 for American Export Airlines for non-stop trans-Atlantic service[Panorama1_cropped_7]

Panoramic or outdoor display[Panorama1_cropped_8]
[Pan] Panoramic or outdoor display[Panorama1_cropped_8]

Panoramic view of the military hanger[Panorama1_cropped_9]
[Pan] Panoramic view of the military hanger[Panorama1_cropped_9]

Kaman K-225 prototype[kami1]
[Stereo] Kaman K-225 prototype[kami1]

Kaman K-225 prototype[kami2]
[Stereo] Kaman K-225 prototype[kami2]

Kaman HH-43F Huskie "Pedro"[kami3]
[Stereo] Kaman HH-43F Huskie "Pedro"[kami3]

Sikorsky CH-54B (S64-B) Skycrane[lifter1]
[Stereo] Sikorsky CH-54B (S64-B) Skycrane[lifter1]

Detail of jet engine of the Sikorsky CH-54B (S64-B) Skycrane[lifterengine]
[Stereo] Detail of jet engine of the Sikorsky CH-54B (S64-B) Skycrane[lifterengine]

Detail of machine guns and bomb on Republic P-47D Thunderbolt[p47]
[Stereo] Detail of machine guns and bomb on Republic P-47D Thunderbolt[p47]

Panoramic view of the military hanger interior[Panorama1_cropped_1]
[Pan] Panoramic view of the military hanger interior[Panorama1_cropped_1]

Republic P-47D Thunderbolt "Jug"[Panorama1_cropped_10]
[Pan] Republic P-47D Thunderbolt "Jug"[Panorama1_cropped_10]

North American B-25H and Republic P-47D Thunderbolt "Jug"[Panorama1_cropped_11]
[Pan] North American B-25H and Republic P-47D Thunderbolt "Jug"[Panorama1_cropped_11]

Granville Brothers Model R-1 "Gee Bee" SuperSportster[geebee]
[Stereo] Granville Brothers Model R-1 "Gee Bee" SuperSportster[geebee]

Granville Brothers Model R-1 "Gee Bee" SuperSportster[geebee2]
[Stereo] Granville Brothers Model R-1 "Gee Bee" SuperSportster[geebee2]

Grumman F6F-5K Hellcat[hellcat]
[Stereo] Grumman F6F-5K Hellcat[hellcat]

Chance-Vought XF4U-4 Corsair[helldiver]
[Stereo] Chance-Vought XF4U-4 Corsair[helldiver]

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Control car from the Goodyear  ZNPK (K-28)