In this Oct. 1914 photo provided by the New York City Municipal Archives, painters are suspended from wires on the Brooklyn Bridge in New York. Image by New York City Municipal Archives, Department of Bridges/Plant & Structures, Eugene de Salignac / AP
end of world war II. A sailor was so happy that he grabbed an unknown nurse in Times Square and gave her a kiss. This famous kiss was captured by photographer Alfred Eisenstaedt and published in Life Magazine
Vertical parking, This was an “elevator garage” in Chicago, 33 W. It held up to 48 cars. Workers simply drove into the elevator car, parked in their sky-high slots, then walked along the fire escape to their offices.
Graves of a Catholic woman and her Protestant husband, who were not allowed to be buried together. Roermond, NL, 1888 Kind of pathetic and sweet. They should have purchased grave lots at a municipal cemetery.