Photograph shows a view of Teddy Roosevelt leaving a railroad station Berlin, Germany. Subject matter includes Crowd, car, and men on horseback. There is no date for this photo but I believe it is from the early 1900s. Learn More
Picture shows the rebuilding of the Powell & California Crossing of the California Street Cable Railroad and the Ferries & Cliff House Railway (United Railroads of San Francisco) at Powell and California. One of the special yokes required for a cable crossing is evident on the left side of the photograph immediately behind the crossing excavation. Learn More
In 1903 Barnum & Bailey presented an unusually lavish Spectacle of Balkis(the Arabic name of the biblical Queen of Sheba). At this period all the big railroad circuses staged these pantomine productions involving hundreds of beautifully wardrobed people, scores of horses and dozens of elephants, camels, zebras, and llamas. The subject might be Joan of Arc, Cinderella or Nero and the Burning of Rome. All these productions were part of the circus, presented in the big tent. Learn More
Photo of Madison Street in Chicago, IL in the early 1900s. Nice view of Mead Bicycles company on the right and the Chicago and North Western Railroad, Madison Street Station on the left. You can also see some street vendors and automobiles. Photo dates to between 1910 and 1920. Learn More
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