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Price of Gas in 1973

Good Humor Man (1951) ~ Arlington, VA • by Ken McCrimmon via Flickr

18 Giant Skeletons And Pyramids Found In Wisconsin

Robert Lincoln the son of Abraham Lincoln, was waiting to board a crowded train when the train lurched forward and he fell between the platform and the body of the passenger car he was trying to board. But before harm came, he was seized by the collar and yanked to the platform. His rescuer was Edwin Booth the brother of the man that would soon kill President Lincoln.

Bookstore in Jewish quarter. Paris, France circa 1920.

Homestead Act of 1862 -- President Lincoln signs the Homestead Act. Thousands of families head to the plains with dreams of building a home, but on the plains there are no trees.

Buffalo, New York, circa 1908. "Shelton Square -- St. Paul's Episcopal Cathedral, Prudential Building, Erie County Savings Bank."

1948 Gibson

Royalty Daily: Princess Elizabeth and Prince Philip attend Epsom in 1948

Los Angeles, California, January 25, 1948: A Santa Fe Diesel passenger locomotive hangs over Aliso Street after running off the end of rails at Union Station.

When San Francisco was Almost Wiped off the Map

There were 400 Native American Marine Code Talkers in World War II from the Navajo, Cherokee, Choctaw, Lakota, Meskwaki and Comanche tribes.

Meyer Lansky, Al Capone, Enoch “Nucky” Johnson and friends walking the boards, Atlantic City. April, 1929

The Man Who Lived In Three Centuries- Uncle Fed Messer, 1792-1907, White Oak Community- Haywood County, NC...WOW...tough mtn stock!

An actual real police box in the 1950s.

On March 1, 1936, the Hoover Dam was completed. More than 5,000 people were employed by six Companies to construct the dam. Construction began in 1931 and over 100 workers died.