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…

CNAC’s first DC-2 over Lunghwa Pagoda, 1935 (Edward P. Howard collection)

And here’s the new…

Lunghwa Pagoda in 2011, photo courtesy of Robert Cassidy

Thanks to photographer Robert Cassidy, who forwarded the “now” picture last night. Check out his website here.

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