A really amazing set of black and white photos (Yes, kids they did have color photos back then) taken during the Tiananmen Square protests in China 25 years ago. The story of the discovery of the photos is typical of other similar types of amazing discoveries – an undeveloped roll of film was discovered in a shoebox.Source: Buzzfeed and The China Girls
The NYC Department of Records has released almost 900,000 never before seen photos from their archives dating as far back as the 1890’s. The Daily Mail has a bunch posted on their site. As of now, the NYC Department of Records site has crashed because of the incoming volume of traffic.
Oh, here is a modern shot of the corner in the above photo.
Amazing set of photos from the construction of the Titanic. When you look at these photos, you can’t help but think about how much work would be needed just to build the scaffolding to then build the ship. And to think that all that work would go, ahem, down the drain.
Here is a view from “today” of the same corner as above at School and Main Streets in Brockton, MA