Monthly Archives: April 2011

Old Fire Trucks

Old Truck with this fine specimen from 1912 The picture was taken in Washington DC, and it shows another truck from the Woodward and Lothrop Department Store. [via] Advertisements

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Fashions from the 1950s

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A Century Of Britain’s Royal Weddings

Duchess of York (1923) Duke and Duchess of York (1923) Duke and Duchess of Gloucester (1935) Queen Elizabeth II and her husband, the Duke of Edinburgh (1947) Princess Anne with her father, Prince Phillip (1973) Princess Anne and Captain Mark … Continue reading

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Chernobyl before 1986

The Chernobyl disaster was a nuclear accident that occurred on 26 April 1986 at the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant in the Ukrainian SSR (now Ukraine). An explosion and fire released large quantities of radioactive contamination into the atmosphere, which spread … Continue reading

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Moscow in 1930s [more]

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Moscow in 1930s

The Kremlin from the Bolshoi Kamenny Most The Kremlin from the Bolshoi Moskvoretsky Most The Kremlin from the Bolshoi Moskvoretsky Most The Mosvkoretskaya street and the Vasilevsky spusk from the Moskvoretsky bridge Kremlin, Granovitaya Palace Read more »

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John Lennon in red and black striped pajamas

While in Toronto during the 1964 North American tour, a fan sent John some red and black striped pajamas. They are pretty silly looking, so for a laugh John put them on and was photographed wearing them. [via]

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