19 May 2014

(Still More) Rare Historical Photos...

Statue of Liberty during 1942 power outage


Ham the chimp returns from historic 16 minute space flight in 1961


Eifel Tower under construction, 1888


Frank Sinatra asks Lou Gehrig for an autograph, Cincinnati 1939.


US Army's ENIAC was the first electronic general-purpose computer ever.


Hitler, Speer, et. al. inspect monstrous 800mm Schwerer Gustav rail gun


World's oldest still-running car,
1884 De Dion-Bouton Et Trepardoux Dos-A-Dos Steam Runabout


American children storm candy store the first day sugar rationing ends, 1953


Washington-Hoover Airport was demolished in 1941 to make room for the Pentagon.


Amelia Earhart receives what turned out to be her last haircut, 1937


Dubya engages in some 'dirty rugby' for Yale, 1966


Hoover Dam construction, 1934


Fuel tanks of B-24H Liberator explode over Germany after being hit by AAA, 1944


Vladimir Putin w/ boyhood pals (1969)- all of whom seem to have dissappeared


RAF pilot relaxes with haircut, book between sorties- 1941


Future presidents GHWB and Clinton party with segregationist George Wallace, 1983


Imperial Japanese “war tuba”, utilized to locate enemy aircraft
prior to the invention of radar, cca 1930.


OJ Simpson carries the Olympic Torch up from Malibu in 1984.
 Nichole Brown can be seen following behind, on the left.


Newport Beach, CA in 1907


Anastasia shares a smoke with her father, Tsar Nicholas II in 1916,
just two years before their assassination in 1918.


US 90th Infantry Division crosses into Germany, 1945 

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