14 April 2014

Obscure Historical Photographs

Crew members of Apollo 1 rehearse water landing, 1966


Shellshocked reindeer, Italian planes- Russia, 1941


US Customs agent points gun at a car suspected of 
transporting marijuana across the US-Mexico border, 1969


1912 World Series (Red Sox vs NY Giants)


Fidel Castro lays wreath at Lincoln Memorial, 1959


Berlin, May 1945


Stalin in photo by Lt. Gen. Nikolai Vlasik (his bodyguard).
His behind-the-scenes photos were snuck-out of the USSR

 in the 60s and sold to Western journalists.


Times Square, 1911


Last known Tasmanian Tiger, 1933


20 mins after detonation- Nagasaki, 1945


Tolstoy tells story to grandchildren, 1906


Work on Statue of Liberty, 1884


Battle of Britain, 1940


First Ronald McDonald ever...
created/played by Willard Scott! (1963)


San Francisco earthquake, 1906


SF earthquake/fire


First presidential car ever, 1909 Stanley Steamer
(privately owned by President Taft)


German airship Hindenburg over Manhattan, 1933


Graf Zeppelin over US Capitol, 1928


American Indian surveys newly-completed 
Intercontinental Railroad, 1868

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