Tuesday, January 13, 2015

RARE AND AMAZING HISTORICAL PHOTOS - another batch

Boxing in Yankee stadium (1923)


The first passengers on the brand new  New York subway (1904).


Ernest Hemingway at a  Havana bar (date unknown).


 Policemen inspect a “lumber truck” that smelled of alcohol
during prohibition (1926).


The oldest running car on the planet: the 1884 De Dion, 
Bouton etTrepardou Dos-à-Dos.


A last picture of the Titanic before sinking (1912).


Queen Elizabeth during her WWII service.


106-year-old Armenian woman protecting her home 
with an AK-47 (1990).


 William Harley and Arthur Davidson (1914).


Construction of  Mt.  Rushmore National Memorial (1939).


Archaeologist Howard Carter examining the 
opened sarcophagus of King Tut.


 The first Wal-Mart store opened in 1962 by Sam Walton. 
It was called Walton’s Five and Dime.


Albert Einstein’s desk photographed the day after his death.


A rare photo of a young Winston Churchill (1895).


The construction of the  Golden Gate  Bridge
in San Francisco (1937).


Testing a bulletproof vest (1923).
A job I have always wanted...


Control room of the UB-110 German submarine (1918).


Samuel Reshevsky, age 8, 
defeating several chess masters at once
in France (1920).


The first car factory in the US for Ford (1926).



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