May 29, 2015

August 25, 1949. "New York International Airport, Idlewild. Bridge with plane." A Boeing 377 Stratocruiser, the Pan Am Clipper Seven Seas. Large-format acetate negative by Gottscho-Schleisner.

New York’s Idlewild (JFK) Airport in 1949

How cool is this old photo of JFK Airport in New York — then called Idlewild. The photo shows an oldBoeing 377 Stratocruiser taxing on the airplane overpass in 1949. Source: Shorpy


Look at Boston Market in 1909

This is a photo by the famous photographer Lewis Wickes Hines, taken of Boston Market in 1909. This is one of the more fascinating old photos of Boston, being able to see intricate details of the people in the photo....