Horse Found in a Tree After Storm in Louisville, Kentucky in 1937

When you hear about Louisville’s Great Flood, people are talking about the devastating flood of 1937. It rained almost every day that January — nearly 20 inches — putting 70 percent of the city under water. It was the widest and most destructive flood in U.S history at the time. The photo here shows theContinue reading “Horse Found in a Tree After Storm in Louisville, Kentucky in 1937”

30 Impressive Photos that Show 1980s Street Scenes of London in the Snow

London is the capital and largest city of England and the United Kingdom, with a population of just over 9 million. It stands on the River Thames in south-east England at the head of a 50-mile (80 km) estuary down to the North Sea, and has been a major settlement for two millennia. The CityContinue reading “30 Impressive Photos that Show 1980s Street Scenes of London in the Snow”

27 Incredible Vintage Photos of Blizzards and Snowfalls in New York City’s Past

Whether they’re facing flurries of snowflakes or all-out blizzards, New Yorkers are all too familiar with old man winter! See how the Big Apple has weathered the cold…

The Iconic Photo of James Dean, Alone in the Rain, in the Middle of Times Square, 1955

James Byron Dean (February 8, 1931 – September 30, 1955) was an American actor. He is remembered as a cultural icon of teenage disillusionment and social estrangement, as expressed in the title of his most celebrated film, Rebel Without a Cause (1955), in which he starred as troubled teenager Jim Stark. The other two rolesContinue reading “The Iconic Photo of James Dean, Alone in the Rain, in the Middle of Times Square, 1955”

The Johnstown Flood – 27 Vintage Photos of the Great Flood of 1889 Which Killed Over 2,000 People in Minutes

In a river valley in central Pennsylvania, heavy rain and a neglected dam lead to a catastrophe in which 2,209 people die and a prosperous city, Johnstown, is nearly wiped off the face of the earth. Johnstown, located at the confluence of the Little Conemaugh River and Stony Creek, was 14 miles downstream from LakeContinue reading “The Johnstown Flood – 27 Vintage Photos of the Great Flood of 1889 Which Killed Over 2,000 People in Minutes”

32 Amazing Photographs Showing Boston Winters From Between the 1910s and 1930s

Boston, officially the City of Boston, is the capital and most populous city of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts in the United States and 24th-most populous city in the country. The city proper covers 48.4 square miles (125 km2) with a population of 675,647 in 2020, also making it the most populous city in New England.Continue reading “32 Amazing Photographs Showing Boston Winters From Between the 1910s and 1930s”

20 Interesting Photos That Show Britain Transformed Into a Winter Wonderland

There’s something about a blanket of snow that just makes winter feel extra special. In December, workers rushed to their office windows to document the first snowfall of the season. So how did the country cope with it before the days of snow ploughs? Read on for a selection of the some of the mostContinue reading “20 Interesting Photos That Show Britain Transformed Into a Winter Wonderland”

38 Vintage Photos Showing Huskies in the Early 20th Century

A husky is a sled dog used in the polar regions. One can differentiate huskies from other dog types by their fast pulling-style. Modern racing huskies (also known as Alaskan huskies) represent an ever-changing crossbreed of the fastest dogs (the Alaskan Malamute, by contrast, pulled heavier loads at a slower speed). Humans use huskies inContinue reading “38 Vintage Photos Showing Huskies in the Early 20th Century”