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    5th Avenue and 59th Street, New York City, 1897.

    New York City, c.1904, The First New York City SUBWAY RIDE (Notice the open cars like roller coaster cars. Wow.) A Lifetime Legacy

    Luna Park in Coney Island, Brooklyn, New York, 1905 ``

    The Jersey Shore circa 1905. Atlantic City, on the beach.

    New York City, c.1920's

    new york, blizzard of 1888

    New York circa 1905. West 23rd Street.

    1892 New York City | Broadway and Union Square

    Central Park, New York City, circa 1870s.

    U.S. New York City circa 1905. Fifth Avenue after a snow storm.

    The insane mess of telephone wires over New York in the 1880′s These photos of a morass of telephone wires in New York City were taken in 1887 and 88, only a little more than 10 years after the telephone was first patented…

    5th Avenue, north from 66th Street. New York City, New York. 1900.

    Fifth Avenue looking north from 51st Street

    1915 Drug Store at Penn Station, New York City

    Gilded Age Italian Immigrants at, 5364 Mulberry Street, New York City c.1900

    Susan B Anthony pummeled in the street and arrested for attempting to vote in 1872. She was fined 100 dollars for registering to vote.

    1920s New York City

    Little Italy, New York City, 1943, photo by Fred Stein

    Broad Street and curb brokers, New York City

    Vertical parking, 1930s. This was an “elevator garage” in Chicago, 33 W. Monroe Street. It held up to 48 cars. Workers simply drove into the elevator car, parked in their sky-high slots, then walked along the fire escape to their offices.