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from BuzzFeed

12 Reasons Life Was A Lot More Complicated 100 Years Ago

Garbage trucks from 1915 weren’t nearly as sophisticated as they are now. | 12 Reasons Life Was A Lot More Complicated 100 Years Ago

Trash Labor Strike, Philadelphia, 1938. Motorcycle Police convoy garbage wagons on Philadelphia Streets after outbreaks in the strike of 2000 municipal workers. Horse drawn trash wagons driven by black drivers sitting next to police officers proceeding down the street are escorted as well by police on motorcycle to the right of the wagons. shown are wagons at 58th and Woodland Ave., bound for the city dump at 61st. and Baltimore Ave. Credit: Temple University, Urban Archives

from Daily Intelligencer

How New York City Used to Use Horses

How New York City Used to Use Horses - Dump at 133rd Street & Harlem River, Bronx. Men wait on horse-drawn wagons loaded with garbage. May 1925.

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