Category: 1980s

Cars exit the Donut Hole drive-through in La P…

Cars exit the Donut Hole drive-through in La Puente, California, 1983.

(Los Angeles Public Library)

A wrecked logging truck and crawler tractor am…

A wrecked logging truck and crawler tractor amidst ash and downed trees near Mount St. Helens on May 20, 1980, two days after an explosive eruption.

(Boston.com)

On the set of Aliens, 1986.

On the set of Aliens, 1986.

Saturn looms large over Mimas in “The Sw…

Saturn looms large over Mimas in “The Sword of Herschel” by Kim Poor, 1985.

Disney concept art shows the crystal pyramids …

Disney concept art shows the crystal pyramids of the Imagination pavilion at EPCOT Center, printed in Future Life, March 1981.

Helicopters fly over (and under) the orbital c…

Helicopters fly over (and under) the orbital city of the future. Soviet space art by Andrei Sokolov, printed on a 1982 postcard.

Chris Kenyon cover art for Asteroids on the At…

Chris Kenyon cover art for Asteroids on the Atari 2600, 1981.

Marty Viljamaa promo art for Atari’s Spa…

Marty Viljamaa promo art for Atari’s Space Duel arcade game, 1982.

Michael Whelan cover art for Foundation and Ea…

Michael Whelan cover art for Foundation and Earth by Isaac Asimov, 1987. 

1986 Boeing concept art for a future airliner …

1986 Boeing concept art for a future airliner powered by propfans, illustrated by Steve LeBailly.