The Old Country Store in Gordonton, North Carolina

Great old photo from 1939 in Gordonton, North Carolina. We’re looking at an old country store on a Sunday afternoon. A little Googling shows the building still standing today, which is just fascinating. Take a look at this image we...

October 1864. "Petersburg, Virginia. Hospital stewards of 2d Division, 9th Corps, in front of tents."

Civil War Happy Hour

This photo shows a few men enjoying, what appears to be, a bottle of wine. Source: Shorpy

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What Did Brisbane, Australia Look Like in 1935?

Take a look at this gem of a photo that we dug up on Flickr. You’re looking at Brisbane, Australia in 1935 and the bridge in the background is the Grey Street Bridge (now know as the William Jolly Bridge)....

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Aerial View of Duke University in 1935

Check out this great aerial photograph of Duke University in North Carolina. The image was shot in 1935. View of Duke University campus from the air in 1935  Source: Duke University Archives

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1940s Photos of San Diego Streetcars

Broadway westbound at 12th What a cool old photo of a San Diego streetcar. This image is from some time in the 1940s. Source: San Diego Metropolitan Transit System Eastbound on Broadway at 12th Ave. Source: San Diego Metropolitan Transit...

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This is Stockholm in the 1920s

We have a series of amazing images of Stockholm coming up this week from the 1890s on up to the 1970s. Stockholm is a beautiful city, which sadly, I haven’t visited in over 25 years, but one day I hope to...

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World War II Photos of Brandenburg Gate in Berlin

These are some powerful and sad photos of the impressive Brandenburg Gate in Berlin, Germany. These were all taken around the end of World War II. Source: Photos of War Source: DeviantArt Source: Everyday Pop Source: Bundeskanzlerin Source: Constant Source:...

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1877 Map of Nashville

What a cool old map of Nashville about a decade after the Civil War. Make sure you click on it for a larger, more detailed version. Source: Library of Congress

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1900s View Down Monroe in Grand Rapids, Michigan

We put out a request over the weekend for some city suggestions. Below is what we received from Brad (aka, @Booyahcacha). Well, here is a cool one that we dug up of Grand Rapids from 1908. You’re looking down Canal...

1884 Map of Camden, Maine

We love these old fire maps. Here’s a Sanborn Fire Insurance map of Camden, Maine from 1884.

The Old Country Store in Gordonton, North Carolina

Great old photo from 1939 in Gordonton, North Carolina. We’re looking at an old country store on a Sunday afternoon. A little Googling shows the building still standing today, which is just fascinating. Take a look at this image we...

Utah State University in 1892

It’s been quite some time since we uncovered great old photos. Here’s a cool one from the Utah, showing Utah State University in 1892. Source: Wikipedia