April 3, 2015


1798 Map of Maine

This map of Maine dates back to 1798, and was done in Hamburg, Germany by Carl Ernst Bohn. Source: Library of Congress


1884 Map of Toronto

This is a cool historic map of Toronto from 1884 showing St. James Ward. Atlas of the city of Toronto and suburbs from special survey and registered plans showing all buildings and lot numbers. (1884) Source: Toronto Public Library Here’s...

1936 Film of Stockholm, Venice of the North

We’ve had a great week of posts for Stockholm, Sweden. We’re going to close out the week with some old film footage of the city from before World War II. This is a cool old film of Stockholm from 1936,...


San Diego and Coronado Beach in 1899

Here are some very rare images of San Diego and Coronado Beach from 1899. Make sure you click on them for a larger version. You can see some fascinating stuff in these. San Diego and Coronado Beach   San Diego...


Stunning Old Images of Crater Lake

Wow. I don’t know what more we can say other that wow. These are incredible images of Crater Lake in Oregon, in the early 1900s. It is probably one of the most beautiful places I have ever seen, and if...