×

21 Old Photos from the Pages of History

Vintage Photos | October 14, 2016

A look back through time...

1. A group of tourists sunbathing atop the Great Pyramids in Giza.
vintage-photos-1

2. Walt Disney overcome with pure joy on the opening day of Disneyland in 1955.
vintage-photos-2

3. The luxurious main dining hall of the RMS Titanic.
vintage-photos-3

4. The steel beams of the Eiffel Tower in Paris, reaching upward in 1888.
vintage-photos-4

5. Australia’s Sydney Opera House in the early stages of its construction in 1973.
vintage-photos-5

6. The World Trade Center begining to rise over New York City in 1971.
vintage-photos-6

7. A group of Las Vegas tourists enjoying front-row seats to an atomic test in 1953.
vintage-photos-7

8. A couple holding their newborn babies for their grandparents on the other side of the Berlin Wall to see in 1961.
vintage-photos-8

9. A Native American man standing on the roof of Alcatraz during the 1970 Alcatraz Occupation.
vintage-photos-9

10. The Statue of Liberty’s left arm being constructed in Paris during the winter of 1882.
vintage-photos-10

11. A Japanese man sailing a junk with Mount Fuji looming in the background, circa 1890s.
vintage-photos-11

12. London in smoldering ruins following the Nazi blitz of Dec. 29, 1940.
vintage-photos-12

13. The empty halls of London’s National Gallery after everything was hidden from the Nazis during World War II.
vintage-photos-13

14. Victory fireworks lighting up Moscow’s Red Square after the end of World War II was declared, in 1945.
vintage-photos-14

15. A partially completed Mt. Rushmore in the 1930s, after 500,000 tons of granite had already been removed.
vintage-photos-15

16. Archeologist Howard Carter inspecting King Tut’s golden sarcophagus after opening Tut’s tomb in 1923.
vintage-photos-16

17. A Hooverville encampment in New York City’s Central Park, where many lived during the Great Depression.
vintage-photos-17

18. When Niagara Falls had its water “turned off” in 1969 for an erosion study.
vintage-photos-18

19. This group of fishermen enjoying a view of the Golden Gate Bridge under construction in 1930s.
vintage-photos-19

20. The Madison Square Garden arena under construction in New York City during 1966.
vintage-photos-20

21. And the United States Capitol without its top in 1859.
vintage-photos-21

H/T Buzzfeed

Like it? Share with your friends!

Share On Facebook