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

Posted in Lifestyle » Retro 25 Feb 2014   / 3183 views

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

Old-School Valentines (37 pics)

Posted in Lifestyle » Retro 14 Feb 2014   / 3055 views

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

Posted in Lifestyle » Retro 6 Feb 2014   / 8135 views

This is all fascinating but thank God for modern medicine.

 

Kinda Creepy Medical-Related Images from the Past

Great Historic Photographs (30 pics)

Posted in Lifestyle » Retro 16 Jan 2014   / 8605 views

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

Posted in Lifestyle » Retro 17 Dec 2013   / 4685 views

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   / 5423 views

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

Epic Historical Photos (22 pics)

Posted in Lifestyle » Retro 9 Dec 2013   / 7745 views

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

Posted in Lifestyle » Retro 7 Nov 2013   / 3057 views

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   / 5272 views

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

A Decade of American Family Portraits (21 pics)

Posted in Lifestyle » Retro 18 Oct 2013   / 3505 views

These photos were taken by Leon Borensztein during the years 1979-1989.

 

A Decade of American Family Portraits
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