Touring the New York Hall of Science - The Early Years
Photos from the Ray Mohrlang Collection
This photo is key to the first floor of the New York Hall of Science. Just about everything on the first floor is visible in this picture, so you can get a good idea of what was where. Closeup photos follow
This photo is key to the first floor of the New York Hall of Science. Just about everything on the first floor is visible in this picture, so you can get a good idea of what was where. Closeup photos follow
This is an enlargement of the window at the center right of the previous photo. Through it you can get a glimpse of the main HO layout at the Hall of Science. The two windows just back from this corner location contained other toy displays and buttons that started animations.
This is an enlargement of the window at the center right of the previous photo. Through it you can get a glimpse of the main HO layout at the Hall of Science. The two windows just back from this corner location contained other toy displays and buttons that started animations.
Close up of the windows at the far back of the first floor view two slides back. You can see the "Push Me" buttons used to operate animations in the windows.
Close up of the windows at the far back of the first floor view two slides back. You can see the "Push Me" buttons used to operate animations in the windows.
Photo of second floor sales area with another stylized GG1 locomotive like the one on the first floor that served as a reception desk. This one had a window and inside was an HO diorama.
Photo of second floor sales area with another stylized GG1 locomotive like the one on the first floor that served as a reception desk. This one had a window and inside was an HO diorama.
Diorama inside the GG1 locomotive front in the last slide
Diorama inside the GG1 locomotive front in the last slide
This is the layout seen at the right side in the earlier photo of the second floor sales area
This is the layout seen at the right side in the earlier photo of the second floor sales area
Another view of the Broadway display window featuring fans.
Another view of the Broadway display window featuring fans.
This display is in front of one of the porthole windows.
This display is in front of one of the porthole windows.
At the bottom of that last display is this O gauge locomotive kit.
At the bottom of that last display is this O gauge locomotive kit.
A view of the Broadway display window, which at the time of this photo featured appliances. It would later feature Erector and Science sets.
A view of the Broadway display window, which at the time of this photo featured appliances. It would later feature Erector and Science sets.
The Second Floor Sales Room, which would one day hold the large layout we know so well from photos in catalogs and other sources.
The Second Floor Sales Room, which would one day hold the large layout we know so well from photos in catalogs and other sources.
Another view of the Second Floor Sales Room
Another view of the Second Floor Sales Room
Photo of the wholesale toy division on the third floor. A view in the opposite direction is included in the second Bruce Manson article cited on the New York Hall of Science page.
Photo of the wholesale toy division on the third floor. A view in the opposite direction is included in the second Bruce Manson article cited on the New York Hall of Science page.
Erector displays, probably on the third loor, but perhaps at an earlier time than the previous photo
Erector displays, probably on the third loor, but perhaps at an earlier time than the previous photo
On the fourth floor, where fans and appliances were sold
On the fourth floor, where fans and appliances were sold
Another view of the fourth floor appliance sales room
Another view of the fourth floor appliance sales room
Another view of the appliance floor displays
Another view of the appliance floor displays
Another view of the appliance floor displays
Another view of the appliance floor displays
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