Tag Archives: 1900s

Scary Clown Pictures Will Creep You Out

Scary Clown Pictures Will Creep You Out

These old, scary clown pictures from the turn of the century will creep you out! It’s hard to imagine any of these costumed entertainers showing up at a kid’s party without creating a bit of a stir! Maybe it’s time to look at something a little more beautiful like this silent movie star. These old, […]

Old Photos of Elevated Trains in New York City

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 […]

17 Fascinating Vintage Pictures of Brooklyn Bridge

17 Fascinating Vintage Pictures of Brooklyn Bridge

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 […]

10 Rare Old Photos of New York’s Flatiron Building

10 Rare Old Photos of New York’s Flatiron Building

The Flatiron Building, is a triangular 22-story steel-framed landmark building located at 175 Fifth Avenue in the borough of Manhattan, New York City, and is considered to be a groundbreaking skyscraper. Upon completion in 1902, it was one of the tallest buildings in the city at 20 floors high.