OLD TIME STEAM POWERED MACHINE SHOP
Published on Jun 12, 2015
This and other videos on my channel are intended to demonstrate how industry, particularly a machine shop would have operated under steam power and flat belted line shafts in the early 1900s. I welcome any comments...
VHS - Better than you don't remember
Published on Apr 2, 2016
Are VHS video cassettes ripe for a retro comeback like vinyl? Probably not, but they are a very cheap (or even free) way to collect movies from the '80s and '90s, and the quality may be better than you remember...
Zenith eaZy PC review
Published on Mar 7, 2016
A look at Zenith's failed attempt at a compact, easy-to-use PC for the home market, the eaZy PC. Marred by a high price, lackluster performance, a monochrome-only display, and lack of expandability, it was a poor seller and was...
The Home Front: Old Photos of Women in The First World War
A seismic shift in the role of women in society was induced by the urgent need for more factory and munitions workers and other traditional male roles. Their contribution to the war effort ultimately helped hasten female suffrage.
Madge Saunders and her husband, British comic actor Leslie Henson, 1920.
A woman on her BMW motorcycle, 1935.
Sally Halterman, the first woman to be granted a license to operate a motorcycle in the District of Columbia, 1937.
An entrant in a ladies-only reliability trial in London...
Amazing Photographs Capture Everyday Life of Old Shanghai during the 1920s and 1930s
Old Shanghai was a city unlike any other. Notable for its free port, it was where the whole world came to work and play. Disparate Europeans and adventuring Americans rubbed shoulders with Jewish émigrés...
Amazing Vintage Photos of American Bookmobiles in the Past
Let's read anytime, anywhere as good as possible!
A very old library bookmobile of America, ca. 1900s
The Chicago Public Library Bookmobile
Bookmobile of the Los Angeles public library, 1960
Bookmobile, Eltingville, Staten...
Stunning Color Vintage Photos of 1920s-30s Britain at Work and Play
These color photographs capture an innocent age a century ago of everyday life in Britain.
Two young adults sit in the grass by a cliff near water and the village of Rottingdean in East Sussex in 1931
A group of children...