Oxford Street - A Wet Day, 1897 by George Davison

Alfred Eisenstaedt, Oxford street scene, England, 1931 photo by

Your carriage awaits: Oxford Street in 1890. Picture: London Stereoscopic Company/Getty Images

Post-WWII vet “Doc” with future wife Aileen, 1940′s Yorkshire, England

Race of double deck buses, 1933.

Drury Lane, 1876.

Working at high altitudes, Woolworth Building, New York, 1926

Arthur Gerlach - Worker on beam of building at 40 Wall Street, 1930.

A milkman delivering on a London street devastated during a German bombing raid. 1940. Fred Morley

A rescue worker comforting a very small child amid air raid damage

Market Street, San Francisco after the earthquake, 1906.

30 Unique And Compelling Photos From Our Past

Little boy talking to the locomotive crew, London Waterloo station, 1924

Victorian England street

Shoe Shine, Charing Cross Road, London, 1936

Adam Diston - Cutting a sunbeam, England, 1886

Yosemite National Park

A young passenger asks a station attendant for directions. Bristol Railway Station, England, 1936, by George W. Hales

Library books floating down a street during the Great Flood of Paris, 1910.

Hester Street, Manhattan, New York City, NY (1903)

Fleet Street London 1929  Photo: Fox Photos