Monday, July 21, 2014

Some Very Old Yet Fascinating Pix

 
The Statue of Liberty's torch is parked in front of the western side of Madison Square in 1876. https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/f/fe/Bundesarchiv_Bild_146-1994-009-33%2C_Russland%2C_bei_Lepel%2C_Panzer_IV.jpg
A German Tank almost falls off a Russian bridge on July 4, 1941.
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The first armed airplane of the Serbian army in 1915.
http://www.theatlantic.com/static/infocus/wwi/wwitech/w_18.jpg
Women welders at Lincoln Motor Company in 1918.
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Times Square in 1922.
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The dedication of the Washington Monument in 1885.
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Race official Jock Semple tries to push Kathy Switzer off the road after she attempts to run the Boston Marathon, which at the time was men's only. Number 390 pushing Jock away was Kathy's boyfriend. 1967.
http://i.imgur.com/S2qEa5i.jpg
The first human x-ray taken by Wilhelm Roentgen in 1896, for his efforts Roentgen was the recipient of the first Nobel Prize for Physics in 1901. The image is of his wife's hand.

Trapeze mining in Bonne Terre Missouri 1917.
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Julia Clark in her Exhibition Plane, 1911. Miss Clark was the third woman to receive a pilot's license from the Aero Club of America. She was the first female pilot to die in an air crash in the United States in 1912.
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Greyhound in 1923.
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The crew of the USS Lexington abandon ship following torpedo strikes on May 9th, 1942.

 
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The first photo of the Earth from the moon taken by Lunar Orbiter in 1966.

 
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The first image of Titanic since its sinking in 1912.  Taken in 1986.

 
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The attack on Pearl Harbor taken from one of the attacking Japanese aircraft on December 7, 1941.

 
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Southwest Airlines stewardesses in 1962.

 
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Inside the turrets of the USS Massachusetts, 1898.

 
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The funeral of Victor Hugo in 1885.

 
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Hannah Stilley, born 1746, photographed in 1840. More than likely the earliest born individual captured on film.

 

A balancing act atop the Empire State Building in 1934.

 

Ansel Adams, 1979. He broke his nose during the 1906 San Francisco earthquake, and never had it fixed.

 
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"Högertrafikomläggningen" - the day Sweden switched from driving on the left to driving on the right (1967).

 
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The Dalai Lama at age 2 in 1937.
 
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The London Underground in 1890.

 
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Paul McCartney takes a selfie in 1959.

 

 
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Smuggling beer during prohibition sometime between 1920 and 1933.

 
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Illuminated tires invented by Goodyear in 1961.

 
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Directional sound finders used to detect incoming enemy planes in 1917.

 
http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/7/72/Post-and-Grant-Avenue.-Look.jpg
The aftermath of the 1906 San Francisco Earthquake.

 
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The PGM-11 "Redstone" - the World's First Nuclear Missile displayed in Grand Central Station, July 7, 1957.

 

Construction of The Lincoln Memorial in 1921.
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