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uispeccoll: iowanaturalhistory: #Throwback Thursday: Butterfly display in the Museum of Natural History, 1950s. Animation by Laura Streicher, photo from uispeccoll W-O-W!

The New Castle Court House Museum is located in New Castle, DE Wednesday-Saturday, 10 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Sunday, 1:30 p.m.-4:30 p.m. Free

USS Midway [CV-41] and USS Iowa [BB-61] in 1987. Both ships are now retired in Southern California.

Painting of the 4 Iowa Class Ships. USS IOWA (BB-61) USS NEW JERSEY (BB-62) USS MISSOURI (BB-63) USS WISCONSIN (BB-64)

Halston (American, Des Moines, Iowa 1932–1990 San Francisco, California) Date: 1970s Culture: American Medium: plastic, nylon

26-inch thick armor from Japanese Yamato class battleship, pierced by a US Navy 16-inch gun. The armor is on display at the US Navy Museum just in case anyone asked to see the math.

Boone & Scenic Valley Railroad & Museum / Iowa Railroad Historical Society / Boone, Iowa... and I will ride the picnic train soon!