Our trusty steed

Our trusty steed  (2 of 10)

When we got on, our pilot -- whose ID badge was hanging around his neck from a WWJD? strap -- informed us that our helicopter was enjoying its very first day in operation. Nothing gets you nervous like the knowledge that you're flying untested machinery. Luckily, Jesus seemed to be on our pilot's side.

This photo belongs to an album called NYC Helicopter Ride, 07/2004. Explore more photos on kottke.org.