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Archaeologists who discovered thousands of skeletons in medieval mass graves in London’s East End believe many were the victims of a 13th Century volcanic eruption on the other side of the world. The skeletons were uncovered next to Spitalfields Market when the new Spital Square development was started 20 years ago. Experts believed for years they were plague victims—but radiocarbon dating didn’t add up.

Archaeologists who discovered thousands of skeletons in medieval mass graves in London’s East End believe many were the victims of a 13th Century volcanic eruption on the other side of the world. The skeletons were uncovered next to Spitalfields Market when the new Spital Square development was started 20 years ago. Experts believed for years they were plague victims—but radiocarbon dating didn’t add up.

African-Americans working as part of a locomotive crew for the Illinois Central, ca. 1920.

African-Americans working as part of a locomotive crew for the Illinois Central, ca. 1920.

Black Then | The Four Major Rail Networks Enslaved African Labor Help Build in North America

Black Then | The Four Major Rail Networks Enslaved African Labor Help Build in North America

I want to believe I would be that man. No, I would be that man. I could not live with myself for saluting Hitler. I'd rather be dead.  If only there were more Mr. Landmessers who refused to go along with the group...   The man brave enough not to salute Hitler

I want to believe I would be that man. No, I would be that man. I could not live with myself for saluting Hitler. I'd rather be dead. If only there were more Mr. Landmessers who refused to go along with the group... The man brave enough not to salute Hitler

We wrap up Train Travel Week with this picture from 1909. It shows a group of passengers, and conductor on a train car. Travel used to be a big event.

We wrap up Train Travel Week with this picture from 1909. It shows a group of passengers, and conductor on a train car. Travel used to be a big event.

Charlotte 'Lottie' Meade was a munitions worker during the First World War. She died of TNT poisoning contracted on duty. From the flickr stream of London's Imperial War Museum -- see link for more info.  "Her death certificate recorded that she lived in North Kensington in London. It is believed she had at least three great-grandchildren."

Charlotte 'Lottie' Meade was a munitions worker during the First World War. She died of TNT poisoning contracted on duty. From the flickr stream of London's Imperial War Museum -- see link for more info. "Her death certificate recorded that she lived in North Kensington in London. It is believed she had at least three great-grandchildren."

A Midland Railway Senior Inspector at Trent Station, the uniform style suggests a date of c.1920.

A Midland Railway Senior Inspector at Trent Station, the uniform style suggests a date of c.1920.

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