Building the Mackinaw Bridge.
Amazing how they could build a bridge over 5 miles long over water in 4 years and renovating 15 miles of freeway on flat ground takes 4 years.
Here’s a video that shows historical photographs. If you let it run after it’s over, it starts again with different photographs.
I don’t know how many versions are in the collection.
I suggest you turn the sound way down…or off.
Here’s the second chapter:
Early pic of loggers felling a giant Red Wood Tree.
Do you know the difference between a Sequoia tree and a Redwood?
Two of the earliest Texas Rangers
A earlier version of Jesse James when he was with “Quantrill’s Raiders”.
The Deadwood Stage Coach
Villa of Brule, Pine Ridge South Dakota
Chinese Railroad workers.
The Bob Saloon
“Wild Bill” Hickok
Henry Longabaugh AKA The Sundance Kid
Born Robert Leroy Parker, Butch Cassidy
John Wesley Hardin
17 year old Stanley Kubrick, took some iconic images of NYC in the late 40’s and early 50’s and was hired by Look Magazine.
Here are some of them
Hans Christian Anderson
Winston Churchill, 1895
Mahatma Gandhi dancing
Vincent van Gogh
John Wayne, 1930 (aged 23)
Elizabeth Taylor… this could have been X rated.
Alfred Hitchcock, 1920’s
Paul Newman, served in the Pacific in WW2