Monthly Archives: April 2011

Lunghwa Pagoda — now and then

Lunghwa Pagoda was a major landmark for pilots and passengers flying in and out of Shanghai in the 1930s… here a few photos showing the pagoda then and now. Here’s the old… And here’s the new… Thanks to photographer Robert … Continue reading

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A sign commemorating Lunghwa Airport today…

Note the disparity of spelling… I’ve been going with “Lunghwa,” which is how MOST of the company letters and operational records spelled it in the 1930s and 40s, but here it is in modern Shanghai spelled “Longhwa.” The sign doesn’t … Continue reading

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