Monday, 14 November 2016

Pictured are locals at the start of a model yacht race at Conservatory Lake in Central Park in New York 1910


Photograph shows the aftermath of a fire in a New York City subway tunnel which took place near West 55th Street and Broadway on January 6, 1915


photograph of President Theodore Roosevelt driving through the three's tunnel


Photochrome print from 1900 of a Philadelphia row house where it was claimed Betsy Ross sewed the first American flag


It was developed in 1854 in response to both a recent cholera epidemic and chronic overcrowding in London cemeteries at the time,


Daily journeys would start here, where coffins would be loaded onto the train in a separate carriage from the living - pictured, the London terminal after it was wrecked by World War II bombing


Thursday, 13 October 2016

Photochrome print from 1900 of a Philadelphia row house where it was claimed Betsy Ross sewed the first American flag


Lucky Strike billboards to the Chicago railway track which opened up travel to all in Chicago in 1900


Little has changed but if you glance closely a lady in period dress poses under the Arch Rock in Santa Monica in this postcard from circa 1888-1905


Lick Observatory, Mt. Hamilton, California stars in this postcard from 1902


Holidaymakers at the turn of the century could stay at accommodation such as Hotel El Tovar, Grand Canyon, Arizona which was snapped in this postcard from 1905


Illustrating the modcons and comforts of the age, this postcard of the interior of Hyatt Chalet Motel from 1964


A neon sign invites guests to the Park Plaza Motel. Vintage autos are parked at the entrance