Shocking, surprising, interesting, rare! Cincinnati’s Price Hill Incline in the early 1900s 1913. Grinding metal at Crewe railway works, England 1919. Fish vendor in soviet Arkhangelsk 1930. Illegal distillery in Poland 1931. Archaeologists excavating the agora in Athens discovered a well hewn into the rock that contained the remains of 450 babies […]
1957. The Piasecki VZ-8 Airgeep, also known as the flying Jeep, was developed for the US Army to takeoff and land vertically. They believed they could completely unleash the old rolling off-road vehicle. 1900. American woodcutters 1913. First all-Russian Olympic Games in Kiev. Riding and mowing Gymnastic with rakes and mowers. 1914. […]
1918. Tarzan of the Apes 1925. 1931. 1933. 1934. 1935. 1951. 1952. 1958. 1958. 1960. 1960. 1961. 1962. 1962. 1962. 1962. 1962. 1963. 1963. 1964. 1965. 1966. 1968. 1968. 1968. […]
If we hear the name Tippi Hedren, we do not have much to think about. But she is Melanie Griffith’s mother and she is an actress (Hitchcock: Birds, Marnie), a model, an anti-Vietnam war activist and an enthusiastic animal protector. She created the Shambala Lion Wildlife Reserve.
Shocking, surprising, interesting, rare! 1901. Playground in Russian Empire, Cherkassy city. The name of the game is giant step 1910. US-Mexico border 1911. The 16 ton anchor for SS Titanic leaving N. Hingley & Sons, Netherton Iron Works, UK 1916. Cleaner vacuum cleaning the 2nd class wagons on the Russian Empire railway 1919. Red terror era. […]
Peter van Wijk – a Dutch merchant ship’s radioman – is the one who came to New York in the summer of 1979 and photographed the bustling, vivid color metropolis with his machine. You can see the whole collection at the same time, just as nowhere before.
Shocking, surprising, interesting, rare The Blizzard of 1910 was considered the worst snowsorm to hit New York since 1888. A trolley plowed through the snow and wind during the heavy snowfall on New York streets in Jan. 1910.
Shocking, surprising, interesting, rare. 1907. The fire that destroyed the famous victorian Cliff House hotel in San Francisco
88 sites, covers and ads from american Overdrive magazine between 1968-1978.
1893. American ‘Case’ steam tractor
Watch this 1977 SEARS catalogue! Toys for kids. Selected 101 sites from whole 40 years old issue. Click to enlarge (be patient, sometimes takin’ for a while)! [envira-gallery id=”13512261″] source
1893. Man, probably Tempest Anderson’s (pioneer of vulcanology) team member standing in a spiracle on a lava plain in Iceland 1906. Italian village Boscotrecase destroyed by volcanic ash and lava during Vesuvius eruption 1924. Calvin Coolidge (right) 30th president of United States on his Vermont farm with his wife (left) and son John (middle) […]
Beautiful images from Langdon Clay, Cars: New York City 1974–1976 photobook for the lovers of american cars and the Big Apple.