Friday, June 28, 2013

1930s-40s in Color on Flickr

Operating a hand drill at Vultee-Nashville, woman is working on a "Vengeance" dive bomber, Tennessee  (LOC)At the Vermont state fair, Rutland  (LOC)Retiring a locomotive driver wheel in the Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe railway locomotive shops, Shopton, near Fort Madison, Iowa. The tire is heated by means of gas until it can be slipped over the wheel. Contraction on cooling will hold it firmly in pShepherd with his horse and dog on Gravelly Range, Madison County, Montana  (LOC)Parris Island, S.C., barrage balloon  (LOC)
House, Houston, Texas  (LOC)Woman aircraft worker, Vega Aircraft Corporation, Burbank, Calif. Shown checking electrical assemblies  (LOC)Southeastern Georgia?  (LOC)Typical southeastern Georgia farm with newly harvested field of oats  (LOC)Southern U.S.  (LOC)Typical southeastern Georgia farm with newly harvested field of oats  (LOC)Georgia oat field? Southern U.S.  (LOC)
Harvesting oats, southeastern Georgia?  (LOC)Cabin in southern U.S.  (LOC)Cabin in Southern U.S.  (LOC)Cabin in Southern U.S.  (LOC)House in southern U.S.  (LOC)Spreading fertilizer from 4-mule team wagon, Georgia  (LOC)
Commuters, who have just come off the train, waiting for the bus to go home, Lowell, Mass.  (LOC)Factory buildings in Lowell, Mass.  (LOC)Brockton, Mass., Dec. 1940, second-hand plumbing store  (LOC)Headlines posted in street-corner window of newspaper off[ice] (Brockton Enterprise) ... Brockton, Mass.  (LOC)Children in the tenement district, Brockton, Mass.  (LOC)Detail of industrial building in Massachusetts  (LOC)

 I love vintage photography. Some amazing shots can be found online on the Library of Congress site and commercials sites such as Shorpy and Flickr.