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Mac
10-13-2009, 04:43 PM
I love looking at old pictures , and this is probably the best website ive found for them , they have them going clear back into the civil war and they are all EXCELLENT quality . They span all years but seriously , its worth the time just to browse through .

If your anything like me , your mind will just wonder off as you keep clicking the next button . Ive been here for an hour so far lol.

www.shorpy.com

Mac
10-13-2009, 04:46 PM
like this 1936
http://www.shorpy.com/files/images/8b29797a.preview.jpg

New York, March 22, 1915. "Navy dirigible, Long Island
http://www.shorpy.com/files/images/28432u1.preview.jpg


Washington, D.C., in 1918. "Fifteenth Street." Motoring past the Treasury Building with chains on
http://www.shorpy.com/files/images/10327a.preview.jpg

Mac
10-13-2009, 04:50 PM
March 1943. "Chillicothe, Illinois. Changing crews and cabooses of a westbound freight along the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railroad." http://www.shorpy.com/files/images/8d26346u.preview.jpg


November 1942. "Chicago (north), Illinois. Children assembled in Office of Civilian Defense headquarters for a pep talk on the need of bringing in more scrap."
http://www.shorpy.com/files/images/8d23797u.preview.jpg

NateR
10-13-2009, 04:57 PM
Awesome site!

Here's a great example of how much smarter people were back then:
http://www.shorpy.com/files/images/29291a.preview.jpg

rearnakedchoke
10-13-2009, 05:00 PM
awesome .. if you look at the third picture, Chuck is in it .. he is the second one from the back i think ... Hey Chuck, this one was from 1910 .. how old were you then? 18?

Llamafighter
10-13-2009, 05:22 PM
man I could kill a couple days looking at those. The quality is amazing.

Chuck
10-13-2009, 09:04 PM
awesome .. if you look at the third picture, Chuck is in it .. he is the second one from the back i think ... Hey Chuck, this one was from 1910 .. how old were you then? 18?

:punch:


:D


I'm not sure we're looking at the same picture. The third one for me is just a train station......

rearnakedchoke
10-13-2009, 10:20 PM
:punch:


:D


I'm not sure we're looking at the same picture. The third one for me is just a train station......

yeah ...sorry fourth ...

MattHughesRocks
10-14-2009, 05:33 AM
page not found :huh:

Josh
10-14-2009, 02:42 PM
That site is awesome. One of the residents at work has some of her baby pictures and she is 97 so they are pretty old.