On an ancient waterwheel in West Virginia in 1918,the Four Vagabonds pose for a cameraman. Left to right are Harvey Firestone, Henry Ford, John Burroughs  and Thomas A. Edison.

On an ancient waterwheel in West Virginia in 1918,the Four Vagabonds pose for a cameraman. Left to right are Harvey Firestone, Henry Ford, John Burroughs and Thomas A. Edison.

If you were born in 1958, you were too young to know your brother and sister were the first kids to play with the newest toy out that year - The Hula Hoop and it took the world by storm that first year and got even bigger the next year!

If you were born in 1958, you were too young to know your brother and sister were the first kids to play with the newest toy out that year - The Hula Hoop and it took the world by storm that first year and got even bigger the next year!

Vintage July 28, 1945, B-25 bomber crashes into the 78th floor of the Empire State Building on the north side in dense fog, NYC, www.RevWill.com

Vintage July 28, 1945, B-25 bomber crashes into the 78th floor of the Empire State Building on the north side in dense fog, NYC, www.RevWill.com

On June 15, 1904 the excursion steamboat 'General Slocum' burst into flames on the East River of New York taking the lives of 1,021 people.  The General Slocum disaster was the New York area's worst disaster in terms of loss of life until the September 11, 2001 attacks, and remains the worst maritime disaster in the city's history.

On June 15, 1904 the excursion steamboat 'General Slocum' burst into flames on the East River of New York taking the lives of 1,021 people. The General Slocum disaster was the New York area's worst disaster in terms of loss of life until the September 11, 2001 attacks, and remains the worst maritime disaster in the city's history.

In 1945 a Japanese "Balloon Bomb" Exploded in Oregon, Killing Six. Only place on the American continent where death resulted from enemy action during WWII.

In 1945 a Japanese "Balloon Bomb" Exploded in Oregon, Killing Six. Only place on the American continent where death resulted from enemy action during WWII.

Gas Prices 1970s. 'Full Service' meant a gas attendant pumped your gas, washed your windshield, checked your oil & took your money.

Gas Prices 1970s. 'Full Service' meant a gas attendant pumped your gas, washed your windshield, checked your oil & took your money.

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