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Italian Rooftop Racetrack from Back in the Day (21 pics)

Posted in Lifestyle » Retro 25 Feb 2014   / 3035 views
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The Lingotto building in Via Nizza was once an automobile factory for Fiat. The finished cars were taken to the rooftop where there was a test track. The factory was first opened in 1923 but once it became outmoded it was closed in 1982.

 

Italian Rooftop Racetrack from Back in the Day

Kinda Creepy Medical-Related Images from the Past (23 pics)

Posted in Lifestyle » Retro 6 Feb 2014   / 7155 views
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This is all fascinating but thank God for modern medicine.

 

Kinda Creepy Medical-Related Images from the Past

Classic Old Photos of a Brooklyn Gang in the Summer of ’59 (28 pics)

Posted in Lifestyle » Retro 17 Dec 2013   / 4269 views
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These images were captured by photographer, Bruce Davidson.

 

Classic Old Photos of a Brooklyn Gang in the Summer of ’59

Revealing Photos from a Peaceful Pre-War Afghanistan (28 pics)

Posted in Lifestyle » Retro 10 Dec 2013   / 5097 views
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These pictures were taken in 1967 and 1968 and are from a much less turbulent time in the country’s history.

 

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Old Photos Show a Very Different Afghanistan in the ‘50s and ‘60s (20 pics)

 

Revealing Photos from a Peaceful Pre-War Afghanistan

Vintage Photos of the Golden Gate Bridge Being Built (9 pics)

Posted in Lifestyle » Retro 7 Nov 2013   / 2857 views
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This iconic San Francisco structure opened in 1937 and construction was started in 1933. These photos show the progress between 1935 and 1937.

 

Vintage Photos of the Golden Gate Bridge Being Built

Vintage Mug Shots of 1920s Criminals (40 pics)

Posted in Lifestyle » Retro 19 Oct 2013   / 4887 views
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The New South Wales police department took over 2500 photographs of its inmates between the years of 1910 and 1930. Here are some images from the collection as well as the stories that go with them.

 

Vintage Mug Shots of 1920s Criminals
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