Tagged with 'history'

Restored B-52 squeezes by Aviation High en route to new home Tuesday

Restored B-52 squeezes by Aviation High en route to new home Tuesday

A retired B-52 rolled (carefully) down I-5 & SR 405 en route to its new home in Tukwila Tuesday, but first the mammoth aircraft had to squeeze around a corner near Raisbeck Aviation High School. The... [Read more]

Tukwila Landmarks Commission designates Boeing Red Barn as landmark

Tukwila Landmarks Commission designates Boeing Red Barn as landmark

On Thursday night (March 22), the Tukwila Landmarks Commission designated the Boeing Red Barn (aka Boeing Airplane Company Building 105) as the newest Tukwila Landmark. West elevation of the building with... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Sneak peek of Apollo exhibit at the Museum of Flight

PHOTOS: Sneak peek of Apollo exhibit at the Museum of Flight

On Thursday morning (May 18), Elston and Jackline Hill had the privilege of attending the press preview of the new Apollo exhibit at the Museum of Flight, which opens this Saturday, May 20. The centerpiece... [Read more]

Tukwila Historical Society’s ‘History After Hours’ will be at Odin Brewery April 15

Tukwila Historical Society’s ‘History After Hours’ will be at Odin Brewery April 15

All are invited to the Tukwila Historical Society’s “History After Hours” event on April 15, 2017, from 6 – 10 p.m. at Odin Brewery, located at 402 Baker Blvd. Food will be served. No Host... [Read more]

Tukwila Historical Society holding Holiday Gathering on Saturday, Dec. 10

Tukwila Historical Society holding Holiday Gathering on Saturday, Dec. 10

The Tukwila Historical Society’s 2016 Holiday Gathering will be held on Saturday, Dec. 10, from 6 – 9 p.m. at the Historic Nelsen House, located at 15643 West Valley Highway (map below). Special... [Read more]

PHOTOS/VIDEO: Light show dazzles at Boeing’s 100th Anniversary Party

PHOTOS/VIDEO: Light show dazzles at Boeing’s 100th Anniversary Party

Courtesy Elston Hill comes these photos of some amazing light shows that dazzled guests at Boeing’s 100th Anniversary Party Friday night, July 15 (click images to see larger versions): VIDEO Here’s... [Read more]

Producer of ‘The Martian’ to talk about Film April 16 at Museum of Flight

Producer of ‘The Martian’ to talk about Film April 16 at Museum of Flight

Aditya Sood, the Hollywood producer who brought Andy Weir’s book, “The Martian,” to the screen, will talk about that process in a special public conversation at the Museum of Flight at... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Jeff Bezos unveils recovered Apollo rocket engines at Museum of Flight

PHOTOS: Jeff Bezos unveils recovered Apollo rocket engines at Museum of Flight

Story & Photos by Elston Hill In 2013, billionaire Jeff Bezos underwrote a private — and secret — expedition to find and recover the Apollo rocket engines that launched astronauts Neil Armstrong,... [Read more]

Fundraiser Screening of ‘The Maury Island Incident’ will be Sunday, Oct. 25

Fundraiser Screening of ‘The Maury Island Incident’ will be Sunday, Oct. 25

A full screening and special presentation of the locally-made, award-winning historic UFO film “The Maury Island Incident” will serve as a benefit for the Tukwila Historical Society on Sunday, Oct.... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Museum of Flight soars with epic, historic aircraft

PHOTOS: Museum of Flight soars with epic, historic aircraft

Tukwila is lucky to have the Museum of Flight, a first-class air museum located at 9404 E. Marginal Way South, near Boeing Field. Admission is $20 for an adult with senior and AAA discounts – but here’s... [Read more]