Old Photos of Elevated Trains in New York City

A curve on the elevated railroad, N.Y., 1895

These old photos of elevated trains in New York City show how vital there were and are to a densely populated city where it wasn’t practical to have a lot of automobiles. The earliest elevated railway was the London and Greenwich Railway on a brick viaduct of 878 arches, built between 1836 and 1838. The first […]

17 Fascinating Vintage Pictures of Brooklyn Bridge

Vintage Photo Brooklyn Bridge 1903

These rare vintage pictures of Brooklyn Bridge show it being built and it’s final stage.  For it’s time it was a feat of engineering marvel and because of it’s complexity almost never reached completion.The Brooklyn Bridge is a hybrid cable-stayed/suspension bridge in New York City and is one of the oldest roadway bridges in the […]

Flapper Era Beauties In Revealing Bathing Suits

Florida bathing beauties in Columbia six sport, 1923

Flappers were a generation of young Western women in the 1920s who wore short skirts, bobbed their hair, listened to jazz, and flaunted their disdain for what was then considered acceptable behavior. Flappers were seen as brash for wearing excessive makeup, drinking, treating sex in a casual manner, smoking, driving automobiles, and otherwise flouting social […]