53 Vintage Photos Showing ‘Trams of the Hague’ in the 1960s

The Hague is a city and municipality of the Netherlands, situated on the western coast facing the North Sea. It is the administrative and royal capital of the Netherlands and its seat of government, as well as the capital of the province of South Holland. It hosts the International Court of Justice and International CriminalContinue reading “53 Vintage Photos Showing ‘Trams of the Hague’ in the 1960s”

50 Amazing Color Photographs Showing Life in Singapore During the 1960s

Singapore, officially the Republic of Singapore, is a sovereign island city-state in maritime Southeast Asia. It lies about one degree of latitude (137 kilometres or 85 miles) north of the equator, off the southern tip of the Malay Peninsula, bordering the Strait of Malacca to the west, the Singapore Strait to the south, the SouthContinue reading “50 Amazing Color Photographs Showing Life in Singapore During the 1960s”

30 Vintage Photos of Lambro Cabs in Saigon During the 1960s

The Italian three-wheeler was not just a means of public transportation in Saigon in the old days. Before buses and taxis took over the streets, Saigon of the 1960s was dominated by three-wheeled Lambro cabs, locally known as ‘xe lam’. Lambro was a line of scooters from the renowned Italian Lambretta. In comparison to smallContinue reading “30 Vintage Photos of Lambro Cabs in Saigon During the 1960s”

73 Amazing Photographs of New York City During the Late 1970s

There is a strong current of nostalgia for the late ’70s, even among those who never lived through it — the era when the city was edgy and dangerous, when women carried Mace in their purses, when even men asked the taxi driver to wait until they’d crossed the 15 feet to the front doorContinue reading “73 Amazing Photographs of New York City During the Late 1970s”

30 Vintage Photos of the London Underground From Between the 1910s and 1930s

The London Underground (also known simply as the Underground, or by its nickname the Tube) is a rapid transit system serving Greater London and some parts of the adjacent counties of Buckinghamshire, Essex and Hertfordshire in the United Kingdom. The Underground has its origins in the Metropolitan Railway, the world’s first underground passenger railway. OpenedContinue reading “30 Vintage Photos of the London Underground From Between the 1910s and 1930s”

22 Amazing Photos of Mexico During the 1950s and 1960s

Mexico, officially the United Mexican States, is a country in the southern portion of North America. It is bordered to the north by the United States; to the south and west by the Pacific Ocean; to the southeast by Guatemala, Belize, and the Caribbean Sea; and to the east by the Gulf of Mexico. MexicoContinue reading “22 Amazing Photos of Mexico During the 1950s and 1960s”

30 Incredible Vintage Photographs Showing the Inside of the Romanovs’ Imperial Train

The Domestic Imperial Train of Nicholas II (there was also an Imperial train exclusively for international travel) was built between 1894-96 in the main Car Workshops of the Nikolaevsky Railway Company. The train was adapted and expanded throughout his reign as the family grew and needs increased. By 1902, the train consisted of ten carriages:Continue reading “30 Incredible Vintage Photographs Showing the Inside of the Romanovs’ Imperial Train”

27 Vintage Postcards Showing the First Women Horse-cab and Taxicab Drivers in Paris in the Early 20th Century

In November, 1906, three women began a month-long apprenticeship in preparation for the Prefecture of Police examination that would qualify them to drive horse cabs in Paris. Several other women were accepted into the apprenticeship program soon afterward. The course of studies was the same one that was required for male drivers. At the endContinue reading “27 Vintage Postcards Showing the First Women Horse-cab and Taxicab Drivers in Paris in the Early 20th Century”

The Glory Days of Train Travel: Inside the Pullman Train Cars, the Epitome of Luxury Palace Cars and Superliners From the Late 19th Century

The Pullman Palace Car Company, founded by George Pullman, manufactured railroad cars in the mid-to-late 19th century through the early decades of the 20th century, during the boom of railroads in the United States. Its workers initially lived in a planned worker community (or “company town”) named Pullman. George Mortimer Pullman was always an inventive,Continue reading “The Glory Days of Train Travel: Inside the Pullman Train Cars, the Epitome of Luxury Palace Cars and Superliners From the Late 19th Century”