Nepali men carrying car to Kathmandu

This German-made Mercedes Benz is of the same series, made between 1936 and 1940, as the one given to King Tribhuvan by Adolf Hilter, which is now at the Narayanhiti Palace Museum.

Adolf Hitler gifted King Truibhuvan of Nepal with this 1938 model Mercedes Benz, which was the first car ever seen in Nepal. It was carried to the capital by men as in 1940s there were no roads in the city.

The iconic billboard from the “Boeing Bust” era of the 1970s

This billboard was displayed in the early 1970s during a recession that saw Boeing lay off about 70,000 workers. (Greg Gilbert/The Seattle Times)

When Boeing fired over 70,000 employees in Seattle during the 1970s Boeing Bust, a billboard was placed on the highway leaving Seattle stating: “Will the last person leaving Seattle turn out the lights.”