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Offline VR6Lee

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Some interesting historical photos
« on: 20 March 2014, 22:58 »
The 1st Tour de France. Maurice Garin, in white, won the Tour.


A lion in a sidecar in a 'Wall of Death' - 1930s


The famous Hollywood sign, which originally said 'Hollywoodland'. The last four letters were removed in 1949


A man finds out that the victim of a car accident was his own wife. Brooklyn, 1936


London, 1899


Workers pose during construction of 60-story tall Chase Manhattan Bank, 1955


Bengali colonial woman carries a British merchant on her back. India, 1903


The Grand Prix in Monaco, 1955


Sheffield FC in 1865


A high school football game continues as a fire rages on at a school in Northfield, Massachusetts, 1965


A London policeman gives tea to a homeless man after a V1 attack that killed his wife and destroyed his home, 1944


Children playing with a guillotine, unknown year


Beach accident at Coney Island draws knot of people. The reviving victim lies in center, attended by lifeguards. 1951


Rioting in Derry, 1969


A one-legged race in New York, 1918


World's first hockey team - Montreal, 1881


Kamikaze pilots just before setting out on their flights


Kids dressed up for Halloween in 1900  :evil:


One of the first self-portrait photos, 1839


Execution by firing squad in Iran, 1979


A cow watches Belgian cyclist Jules Buysse, who won the first stage of the Tour de France in 1926


Workers carrying a car across a river in Nepal, 1948


The delivery of Norwich Council's first computer. 1957


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Re: Some interesting historical photos
« Reply #1 on: 21 March 2014, 11:13 »
Interesting stuff.
Where did it all come from?


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Re: Some interesting historical photos
« Reply #2 on: 21 March 2014, 13:18 »
The 1st Tour de France. Maurice Garin, in white, won the Tour.


Thats actually a modern day photo of Hackney high Street, bunch of hipsters off to work on their single speeds.

 :grin:

... it's turned into a fashion show for poofters.

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Re: Some interesting historical photos
« Reply #3 on: 23 March 2014, 14:57 »
The 1st Tour de France. Maurice Garin, in white, won the Tour.


Thats actually a modern day photo of Hackney high Street, bunch of hipsters off to work on their single speeds.

 :grin:

Actually its Clapham high road :grin: