September 23, 2015


Muddy Streets of Toronto in 1913 Before They Were Paved

This photo is something you’ll definitely never see again on the streets of Toronto. It was taken in 1913, and shows a Russell Motor Car stuck in the mud on Yonge St. and Balliol. Russell Motor Car stuck in the mud...


Patent Drawings of the Wright Flyer

What a fascinating set of images here. We dug this up at the Library of Congress. You’re looking at the original patent drawings by the Wright Brothers for their Wright Flyer from 1903. Subject File: Patents–By Wright Brothers–USA–filed 23 March...


Historic Photos of Apollo 11 Mission

This great series of photographs from NASA shows the historic Apollo 11 mission, the first manned mission to the Moon. Apollo 11 crew — Neil Armstrong, Michael Collins, and Buzz Aldrin. Astronauts Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin place the American...