Tuesday, May 25, 2021

PHOTOS FROM THE PAST

A look back at the distant and not so distant past . . .

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Moving a 7,600 ton apartment building to create a boulevard in Alba Iulia, Romania, 1987.

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A black officer protecting KKK member from protesters, 1983.

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Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev as a young gentleman, 1986.

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Transporting ‘The Apple’, the first Indian satellite, 1981.

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The glasses John Lennon wore when he was assassinated, 1980.

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Spielberg doing the first Indiana Jones movie in 1980.

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Due to strong cross winds, a landing plane crashes with a truck standing near the runway, 1976.

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Highway picnic during the Oil Crisis, 1973.

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Interior of a London Pub, 1898.

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A stripper visits the trading floor of the Toronto Stock Exchange, late 1970.

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Man working at analog computer, 1968.

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Early morning train, Japan, 1964.

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Test pilot George Aird – flying an English Electric Lightning F1.

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The Beatles play for 18 people in the Aldershot club, December 1961. They were to become superstars in one and a half years time.

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The East Bay Dragons, the first black bikers’ club, Oakland, California, 1960s.

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Che Guevara and Fidel Castro fishing, 1960.

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A swim-mobile in New York City, 1960.

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Audrey Hepburn shopping with her pet deer “Ip” in Beverly Hills, CA, 1958.

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Uploading the first 5 MByte hard disk to a PanAm plane, 1956.

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In the aftermath of the D-Day invasion, two boys watch from a tree as American soldiers drive through the town of St. Lo. France.

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A flight simulator in 1942.

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An opium den in Singapore, 1941.

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The real Winnie the Pooh and Christopher Robin, 1928.

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Factory workers race on the roof (test track) of the Fiat Factory in Turin, Italy, 1923.

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A beggar running alongside King George V’s coach, 1920.



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