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.
This is all fascinating but thank God for modern medicine.
These images were captured by photographer, Bruce Davidson.
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Great Historical World War II Photos (60 pics)
WWII in Color. Part 2 (75 pics)
These pictures were taken in 1967 and 1968 and are from a much less turbulent time in the country’s history.
Old Photos Show a Very Different Afghanistan in the ‘50s and ‘60s (20 pics)
Past Photographs That Are Historically Significant and Also Quite Cool (20 pics)
This iconic San Francisco structure opened in 1937 and construction was started in 1933. These photos show the progress between 1935 and 1937.
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.
These photos were taken by Leon Borensztein during the years 1979-1989.
Since color photography was not invented until the ‘80s, vintage photos lack a certain amount of vibrancy.