Portal of the Folded Wings Shrine to Aviation
By neotrix @ 2009-06-26 10:17:59
The Portal of the Folded Wings Shrine to Aviation is in Burbank, California. The shrine is a 75-foot tall structure of marble, mosaic and sculpted figures, and is the burial site for 13 pioneers of aviation. It was built in 1924 as the entrance to Pierce Brothers Valhalla Memorial Park Cemetery. It was dedicated in 1953 by aviation enthusiasts who wanted a final resting place for pilots, mechanics and other pioneers of flight.