Rare presidential inaugurations photos starting with 1869 and the inauguration of U.S. president Grant.
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, […]
Vintage circus posters from the turn-of-century were colourful pieces of artwork one could easily hang on their wall today.
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 […]
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 […]
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.
These photographs offer a rare look into New York City’s Chinatown from over 100 years ago! A lot of hustle and bustle!