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SS United States

Posted by
Ruthiebear (Titusville, NJ, United States) on 24 March 2013 in Transportation and Portfolio.

This old beauty I saw while driving through Philadelphia:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/SS_United_States
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Shaahin Bahremand from Tehran, Iran

powerful and gorgeous shot
well done

24 Mar 2013 6:47am

ursulakatariina from Ed, Sweden

Seems to be needing some TLC.

24 Mar 2013 7:08am

Ronnie 2¢ from Atlantic Shores, United Kingdom

Sure does look like she needs saving . . what a massive task.

24 Mar 2013 7:38am

thami from Fès, Morocco

Pas rassurant ce raffiot géant délabré!
Bon dimanche lumineux!

24 Mar 2013 9:20am

Aly from Annen, Netherlands

Oooo What a old lady
They can tell much of story's
:)

24 Mar 2013 1:59pm

Lena from San Francisco, United States

Very nice, as a painting picture...:-)

24 Mar 2013 3:18pm

Lewis from Ljouwert, Netherlands

Great colours! I like the reflections in the puddle

24 Mar 2013 6:43pm

Doug from Burnham-on-Sea, United Kingdom

Superb image, she looks in a poor state of repair

24 Mar 2013 9:07pm

Elaine Hancock from Rockville, United States

Beautiful image. She definitely needs some help. I hope it can be saved.

24 Mar 2013 9:37pm

Irene from San Francisco, United States

Great shot !! To bad this vessel looks run down.

25 Mar 2013 12:39am

Carol from Leamington, Canada

The rust and peeling paint really show the age of this old ship.... what a great capture, I enjoyed!!

25 Mar 2013 2:04am

Alun from cheshire, United Kingdom

Stunning, I bet she was amazing in her hay day

25 Mar 2013 6:41pm

B. Thomas from Arlington, Texas, United States

Impressive, even now.

26 Mar 2013 1:07am

Judy aka L@dybug from Brooksville, FL, United States

I wonder is she is there to be refurbished ... she certainly needs some love!

26 Mar 2013 2:02am

Jypyä Pop from Turku, Finland

Its best days are already gone.

26 Mar 2013 5:02am

Ted from South Wales, United Kingdom

sad to see.

26 Mar 2013 6:49pm

Jeremy from Ridgedale, United States

This is really interesting. I'm particularly drawn to the "Save the US" banner in contrast with the rusty ship. Maybe a little social commentary here :).

27 Mar 2013 6:24pm

Steve Rice from Olympia, United States

A vessel with an interesting history and sad state at this point. Neat shot.

28 Mar 2013 3:15am